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27 - 29 October 2020


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October 28-29, 2020


TAR conference moves forward now: In October 2020, the TAR Conference will take place, parallel to OTWorld.connect.The combination of TAR and OTWorld gives you a global and unique overview of the latest technological innovations in rehabilitation, join the progress!

General Information

Innovative approaches to technically assisted rehabilitation will once again be on the agenda at the TAR 2020 conference.

The TAR conference continue their progress as the European forum for presentation and discussion of the latest technological innovations in rehabilitation.

TAR will bring together experts from a broad range of disciplines and institutions working on Technically Assisted Rehabilitation.

Main Topics

  • Assistive Technologies
  • Clinical Trials
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation
  • Human Technology Interaction
  • Movement/Gait: Monitoring and Assessment
  • Neuroprosthetics and Neurotechnology
  • Orthotics
  • Prosthetics
  • Rehabilitation Robotics and Training Systems
  • Virtual and Tele-Rehabilitation

The conference language will be English.


The TAR Conference programme is published in the online programme of OTWorld.connect.

Abstracts and Conference papers (Full papers)
TAR 2020 Abstracts and Conference Papers will be published online in the open access journal ‘Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering’ by de Gruyter publishing house.


Tickets for TAR Conference can be purchased at the online ticket shop of OTWorld.connect in October.

The TAR Team

Initiator and scientific organisation: Technische Universität Berlin, Fraunhofer IBMT, DGBMT,
Email: info@tar-conference.eu

TAR Conference President: Marc Kraft | TU Berlin, Medical Engineering, Berlin

TAR Programme Chair: Klaus-Peter Hoffmann | Fraunhofer IBMT, Sulzbach

Organiser conference: Confairmed GmbH
Email: tar-conference@confairmed.de

Organiser exhibition: Leipziger Messe GmbH
Email: tar-exhibition@leipziger-messe.de

Programme Committee

  • Becher, Kai | Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Mannheim
  • Bellmann, Malte | Otto Bock HealthCare, Goettingen
  • Blumentritt, Siegmar | PFH Private University of Applied Sciences, Goettingen
  • Braatz, Frank | UMG University Medical Center Goettingen, PFH Private University of Ap-plied Sciences, Goettingen
  • Disselhorst-Klug, Catherine | RWTH Aachen University, Aachen
  • Hochmann, David | University of Applied Sciences, Muenster
  • Hoffmann, Klaus-Peter | Fraunhofer IBMT, Sulzbach
  • Keller, Thierry | Tecnalia Research and Innovation, San Sebastian
  • Kraft, Marc | TU Berlin, Medical Engineering, Berlin
  • Matjacic, Zlatko | University Rehabilitation Institute, Ljubljana
  • Mehrholz, Jan | University of Applied Health Sciences, Gera
  • Möller, Knut | Furtwangen University, Furtwangen
  • Rupp, Rüdiger | Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg
  • Schauer, Thomas | TU Berlin, Control Systems, Berlin
  • Schmidt, Henning | Fraunhofer IPK, Berlin
  • Sigmund, Axel | Bundesinnungsverband für Orthopädie-Technik, Dortmund
  • Stieglitz, Thomas | University of Freiburg, Freiburg
  • Wahl, Michael | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin
  • Zagler, Wolfgang | Tetragon, Vienna