[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for Abstracts: Cybathlon Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland, October 6, 2016

Gassert Roger roger.gassert at hest.ethz.ch
Thu Dec 17 14:37:56 PST 2015


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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 symposium at cybathlon.com
-- 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
symposium at cybathlon.com

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Prof. Dr. Roger Gassert
Rehabilitation Engineering Lab
Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems
Department of Health Sciences and Technology
ETH Zürich, LEO C 1
Leonhardstrasse 27
8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Phone: +41 44 632 32 66
E-Mail: roger.gassert at hest.ethz.ch
WWW: http://www.relab.ethz.ch





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