Workshops and Special Sessions

Participating to workshops and special sessions is a great opportunity to enrich your knowledge, to widen your point of view on specific topics and to get in closer contact with experts of medical and engineering fields.

Workshops + VISIT

These workshops will be held before conference. In order to participate, just subscribe to the sessions you prefer when registering for the conference.

- Pre-Conference, Nov 13

WS1- Emerging Therapies in Spinal Cord Injury + VISIT
WS2- Emerging Therapies in Stroke + VISIT
WS3- Rehabilitation robotics for pediatric applications + VISIT
WS4- Pathologic tremor: emerging therapies + VISIT

Half-day Workshops

These workshops will be held before and after the conference. In order to participate, just subscribe to the sessions you prefer when registering for the conference.

- Pre-Conference, Nov 13

WS5- Challenges for human centered assistive neuro-robotic devices: experience of the Mundus project
WS6- Creating Intelligent Rehabilitation Technology: An Interdisciplinary Effort
WS7- Extracting the neural strategies from the EMG and implications for myocontrol in neurotechnologies
WS13- Engineering solutions for vestibular disorder symptoms: the CLONS project

- Post-Conference, Nov 17

WS9- Muscle synergies: from neurophysiological hypothesis to clinical tool
WS10- Brain-Computer Interfaces for Rehabilitation
WS11- Clinical Neurorehabilitation based on Neuromodulation Interventions
WS12- Enhancing communication and computer access via assistive technology in Complex Communications Needs

Special Sessions

Special sessions will be interspersed throughout the Conference. To participate, just register to the Conference, no special fee is needed. If you are author of an Extended Abstract you may be invited to contribute with your work to a Special Session. You can select this option when submitting your Extended Abstract.

SS1- Games and Creativity for NeuroRehabilitation
SS2- Systematic Rehabilitation based on brain rhythm, muscle synergies and tacit learning
SS3- Wearable Robots
SS4- Control strategies in rehabilitation robotics
SS5- Movement analysis techniques in rehabilitation
SS6- How to translate FES from the research to practice
SS7- Improving cognitive and social skills of people with neurological disorders through assistive technologies
SS8- Understanding musculoskeletal deformity and pathological gait: What can musculoskeletal modelling and dynamic gait simulations contribute?
SS9- Sensory Restoration
SS10- Moving rehabilitation at home: how technology can answer to the clinical needs


Round Tables

Official session of The European Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (ESPRM)
Training and careers in Biomedical Engineering
Technological Innovations in Neurorehabilitation in stroke: policies and strategies


For any question, please email to the Workshop Chair Diego Torricelli: