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Top 5 Reasons to Attend ISPO World Congress 2019

Tuesday 2 April 2019   (0 Comments)
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Don’t forget to register for the ISPO 17th World Congress, which will take place 5-8 October in Kobe, Japan. 

Top five reasons to attend:

1. A comprehensive, interdisciplinary programme covering scientific and clinical advances

You can expect a high calibre scientific programme prepared from 18 congress topics and delivered by a variety of professionals from various disciplines and regions during keynote lectures, symposia, instructional courses, free paper and poster presentations.

This year`s theme “Basics to Bionics” reflects the breadth of the rehabilitation field and assistive technology, including traditional rehabilitation approaches and more complex interactions between humans and machines (rehabilitation robotics), while embracing the relevance and importance of both basic and emerging technologies.

Through its scope, the congress delivers the latest achievements and scientific developments in the field. Cutting-edge discoveries and technologies will be presented, offering professionals involved in prosthetic and orthotic rehabilitation a unique opportunity for continued development through discussion and exchange. The full programme will be published in May.

2. An exhibition showcasing the latest product innovations and trendsetting technologies

At the exhibition, you will encounter companies from all continents presenting their latest products and innovations. Products include movement analysis, compression therapy, orthopaedic footwear technology, orthotics, prosthetics, robotics and wheelchair support. Don’t miss the Japanese Pavilion including the Robotics Exhibition!

In addition to the various offerings of the scientific programme, exhibitors will provide you the opportunity to participate in a practical exhibitor workshop, focusing on their latest product developments, modern therapy options and sales, marketing and organisational consulting. Admission: full congress delegates and exhibition day pass holders.

3.Be part of the ISPO community and meet leadership

Be connected to the ISPO community bringing together the leading experts, professionals and decision-makers worldwide. Meet ISPO’s international leadership, the International Committee, representatives of the National Member Societies and Government Partners. Learn about the latest developments of the Society at the World Assembly.

4. An attractive host country – a world of robotics and artificial intelligence

Japan was chosen as the host because of its long history in the fields of rehabilitation, prosthetics and orthotics. Furthermore, it is a very innovative country that is leading many great developments in robotics and artificial intelligence in the field of prosthetics, orthotics, mobility devices and assistive technology.

Kobe and the surrounding region is one of Japan’s leading tourist destinations and famous for such gourmet delicacies as Kobe beef and sushi. Numerous World Heritage sites are closeby – arrive early or stay an additional few days to explore what the city and country have to offer.

5. Leading P&O event worldwide in 2019

Be a part of the leading 2019 scientific congress in the P&O sector worldwide and the leading event within Asia in the next few years. The congress - attended by professionals, consumers, industry and decision makers - is truly international, with participants from over 100 countries expected. Don’t miss the opportunity to interact with your peers and learn from the leading experts!

Register for the ISPO World Congress 2019 here.