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[Call for Abstracts] Cybathlon Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland, October 6, 2016

Gassert Roger

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2nd CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:

CYBATHLON SYMPOSIUM 2016

October 6, 2016
(2 days before the main Cybathlon event)
Zurich, Switzerland

http://www.cybathlon-symposium.ethz.ch

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One-page abstract submission deadline: April 30, 2016 (hard deadline, no extensions)

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CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES
The Cybathlon Symposium will bring together leading experts and junior researchers to present and discuss recent technological advances within the six disciplines of the Cybathlon:
— Brain-Computer Interfaces
— Functional Electrical Stimulation
— Powered Arm Prosthetics
— Powered Leg Prosthetics
— Powered Exoskeletons
— Powered Wheelchairs
The symposium aims to stimulate exchange between junior researchers and leading experts, and to promote acceptance of assistive technologies.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM
— 6 keynote lectures related to the six disciplines of the Cybathlon
— Short talks selected from submitted abstracts
— Poster session
— Podium discussion involving end-users, user and industry representatives as well as an ethics expert

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
— Rory A. Cooper, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, USA
— Michael Goldfarb, PhD, Vanderbilt University, USA
— Hugh Herr, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
— José del R. Millán, PhD, EPFL, Switzerland
— Jon Sensinger, PhD, University of New Brunswick, Canada
— Ronald Triolo, PhD, Case Western Reserve University, USA

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND REGISTRATION
— Researchers/developers interested in presenting their work can submit a 1-page abstract
— We especially encourage junior researchers to contribute
— Abstract submission deadline: April 30, 2016
— Abstracts will be selected based on a review by a scientific board
— Download the abstract template from http://www.cybathlon-symposium.ethz.ch/abstract-submission.html
— Submit your abstract per email as Word file together with contact information of the presenting author to [email protected]
— Authors will be notified by May 16, 2016
— Accepted contributions will be presented as posters or short talks
— Registration will open following notification of acceptance
— Presenting authors of accepted contributions will be requested to register within 3 weeks following notification

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
— Roger Gassert, ETH Zurich
— Olivier Lambercy, ETH Zurich
— Ann van der Aa, ETH Zurich
— Peter Wolf, ETH Zurich

LOCATION/VENUE
The Cybathlon Symposium will take place at the conference center Schluefweg, right next to the SWISS Arena, two days before the main Cybathlon event.

SPONSOR
— Der Balgrist

FURTHER INFORMATION
http://www.cybathlon-symposium.ethz.ch
or contact us by mail at
[email protected]


Prof. Dr. Roger Gassert
Rehabilitation Engineering Lab
Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems
Department of Health Sciences and Technology

ETH Zürich
BAA, Lengghalde 5
8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Phone: +41 44 510 7240
E-Mail: [email protected]
WWW: http://www.relab.ethz.ch

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