[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] WeRob 2017 Call for Abstracts

Marcia O'Malley omalleym at rice.edu
Tue Jul 25 15:23:54 PDT 2017

Dear Colleagues and Friends,
For the first time the International Symposium on Wearable and Rehabilitation Robotics (WeRob 2017), co-sponsored by IEEE, will be held in the USA, and TIRR Memorial Hermann hospital and the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) Department of PM&R are honored to host it.

Abstract Submissions open till August 01, 2017. 

Please visit this website: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.werob2017.org&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=BiOS_E17rmk7RmFb6-gSozbI9dAisgLrodkl6ywtxeI&s=vymtLJFRHhd5-647hOpuer3yuOn_NgVYNS0LU1Id8xE&e= . 

We hope that you and your colleagues will consider joining us in November. 
Thank you.

Kind Regards,

Gerard E. Francisco, MD
Jose Contreras-Vidal, PhD
Marcie K. O’Malley, PhD
Jose L. Pons, PhD
WeRob 2017 Conference Co-Chairs
The International Symposium on Wearable & Rehabilitation Robotics (WeRob2017)
Co-sponsored by IEEE

$50 off full registration until Sept 1 using Promo Code: “TIRRmh”

Date: November 5-8, 2017 
Host: TIRR Memorial Hermann 
JW Marriott Houston Downtown 
806 Main St. 
Houston, TX 77002 
T: 713.360.3691 M: 281.451.8220 

Physicians, Researchers, Engineers, Clinicians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Consumers, Industry, Manufacturers, Government officials

About the Symposium

The 2017 International Symposium on Wearable & Rehabilitation Robotics (WeRob2017) will be held for the first time in the USA, and will expand its scope to include rehabilitation robotics. Through the sponsorship of TIRR Memorial Hermann, it will be held from November 5-8, 2017, in Houston, Texas. There will be interactive workshops with engineers, clinicians and end users to promote collaboration among different disciplines, and a product theater demonstrating the latest in wearable exoskeletons and rehabilitation robots. The symposium will showcase the expertise of international speakers from academia, government, industry, and rehabilitation centers, as well as the experience and feedback of end users of robotic devices.

Topic Highlights

Pediatric application of robots
Recent innovations in Wearable Robotic Technology
Computational Neurorehabilitation
Human-robot interaction and interfaces
Solutions for the needs of persons with disabilities and the aging population

Abstract Submission
Abstract Submission Deadline: August 1, 2017 at 5p.m. EDT 
Abstract Notification by: August 30, 2017

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