14 - 17 May 2024 OTWorld

Press releases

15/12/2023 Paediatric, Adolescent and Neuro-Orthopaedics in the Spotlight at OTWorld 2024: An Integrative Perspective on Mobility, Participation and Quality of Life for the Younger Generation The world's largest congress on technical orthopaedics will focus on paediatric, adolescent and neuro-orthopaedics at the upcoming event in Leipzig. Evidence-based lectures and best practice examples from Germany and the US will deliver scientific content and provide inspiration on the complexities of day-to-day care for affected patients. According to the German Federal Statistical Office, the data on 31 December 2021 showed that as many as 200,000 children and adolescents with severe disabilities are living in Germany. Continue reading
29/11/2023 Nature as a Role Model: Keynote Speaker Presents a Carbon Neutral "Green Carbon" Process at OTWorld 2024 In May 2024 at the next edition of OTWorld in Leipzig, the leading world get-together for the prosthetics and orthotics industry, Professor Thomas Brück will be presenting an innovative technology for use in medical applications called "Green Carbon". The carbon-neutral process for manufacturing algae-based carbon fibres could possibly replace traditional carbon fibres in medical technology applications in the future. Continue reading
20/11/2023 Bienvenue: A Warm Welcome to France as Partner Country at OTWorld 2024 France is presenting itself for the first time as OTWorld's partner country with a large pavilion and contributions to the Congress. French companies and experts working in prosthetics, orthotics and compression supply as well as rehabilitation and orthopaedic footwear technologies will be travelling to Leipzig. At the coming edition of this industry get-together, France's contribution as a country is expected to feature insights into the French health system and its innovations. The Olympic and Paralympic Games, which take place in France next summer, will be particularly in focus at OTWorld 2024. Continue reading
07/11/2023 OTWorld 2024: Happiness Researcher Prof Rehwaldt Comes to Leipzig Next year in May, the largest and leading international industry gathering for modern orthopaedic treatment and care, the OTWorld, promises not only innovative products and technologies but also inspiring insights into the topic of happiness. Prof Ricarda Rehwaldt is a Berlin professor of psychology and renowned happiness researcher. In her keynote address, she will share her knowledge of how happiness can become a feature of our daily professional lives. Continue reading
04/10/2023 International Expert on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics To Hold a Keynote Speech at OTWorld 2024 Every two years, OTWorld brings together a who's who of technical orthopaedics and offers a platform for cutting-edge innovations and visionary ideas. Highlights of the world congress include four keynote speeches by renowned experts. The first keynote speaker at OTWorld 2024 has now been confirmed. Prof Claudio Castellini is a professor of assistive robotics at the Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and will be sharing his research findings on artificial intelligence and assistive robotics. Continue reading
10/07/2023 Extensive Expertise: OTWorld 2024 Provides an Interaction Platform for all Professionals in Orthopedic Treatment and Care OTWorld in Leipzig (14 to 17 May 2024) will be setting the course for the future of orthopaedic treatment and care. The event is the largest and most important international gathering in the industry with a unique combination of world congress and world-leading trade show that brings together the top experts working at the interface between the human body and technology in prosthetics and orthotics, medicine and therapy. Around 30 professional societies support the congress, which offers a wide range of further education opportunities for all professionals in orthopedic treatment and care and actively links science with practice. Continue reading
Nicole Wege
Press Spokesperson
Ruth Justen
Deputy Press Spokeswoman - Bundesinnungsverband für Orthopädie-Technik