The First Regional Meeting of ISEK was hold in Umea Sweden, June 15-16, 1973. It was organized by I. Petersen, B. Jonsson and H. Ladd. Scandinavian and British ISEK members were present. Full papers from the regional meeting of ISEK in Umea were published as a supplement to the Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. Suppl. 3, 1974. In the same month another regional meeting of ISEK was held in Saskatoon, Canada. It was organized by T. Simard and B. Brandell and consisted of 15 participants from Canada, United States, and Italy. Abstracts of that regional meeting appeared in Newsletter No. 12, 1974.