OVERVIEW WORLD CONGRESS
World Congress: Focus on advanced training and interaction
Prosthetists and orthotists, orthopaedic footwear professionals, engineers, medical practitioners and therapists from all over the world shed a light on the most important aspects of current trends and developments as well as the core topics of the congress from an interdisciplinary point of view.
Main elements of the congress programme include keynote lectures, symposia, satellite events, lecture series made up of free papers, courses and factory talks. A diverse programme that combines science and research with education and practice and sets the tone for future industry development.
|Prosthetics, orthotics||Sports orthopaedics / Parasport|
|Orthopaedic footwear technology/ pedorthics||Tumour Surgery|
|Rehabilitation, rehabilitation technology||Neuro-orthopaedics|
|Lymphology and compression therapy||Learning systems, robotics|
|Paediatric treatment, paediatric orthopaedics||Sector policies|
|Materials research, production technology||Ambient assisted living|
|Advanced training||Research and development|
|Keynote lectures||Sessions from free submissions|
|Symposia / Satellite Symposia||ePosters|
|Specialist workshops||Practice-oriented courses|
|Interdisciplinary flagship-projects worldwide||Factory talks|
The World Congress is accompanied by a top-class programme committee and an advisory board with associate members from both craft and scientific organisations. The committee is headed by Prof. Dr. Martin Engelhardt, Chief Physician of the Clinic for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery/Medical Director of the Osnabrück Hospital and Dipl.-Ing. Merkur Alimusaj, Head of Technical Orthopaedics at the Heidelberg Hospital.
The internationality of OTWorld is reflected in the bilingual congress programme: the congress languages are German and English. Simultaneous translation into the other language are provided.