Scientific programme

Functionality and fitting of the Nexgear Tango ankle joint, TR-fitting and training with pattern recognition, clinical gait observation – we will once again be offering you a wide range of practical workshops hosted by our experts at this year’s accompanying industry exhibition. Our prestigious speakers will also be providing in-depth information on various topics including patient benefits of microprocessor controlled KAFOs and prosthetic alignment for Lower Limb Prosthesis in their scientific congress presentations. Get an initial overview of Ottobock’s presentations at the ISPO World Congress.

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Topics at ISPO World Congress

Get an overview of Ottobock’s Congress contributions and Workshops at the ISPO World Congress.

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Congress lectures

Saturday 05/10/2019

Session/time
Title
Speaker Room
Session 1
1:00 pm–2:15 pm
Osteoarthritis of the knee joint:
Individual orthotic treatment concepts (91)
Ph.D. Thomas Schmalz
Heiko Drewitz
Prof. Ryosuke Kuroda (Kobe University)
Slot 1
Exhibition Hall 2,
Room 2A
Session 2
2:30 pm–3:45 pm
Prosthetic Alignment: Biomechanical Basics
and Clinical Approach for Lower Limb
Prostheses (72)
Ph.D. Malte Bellmann
Prof. Ph.D. Siegmar Blumentritt
Slot 2
Conference Center,
Room 501

Monday 07/10/2019

Time/session Title Speaker Room
Session 3
1:15 pm - 2:30pm
Interdisciplinary outpatient clinic for amputees
with residual limb pain (RLP) (121)
Ph.D. Gunther Gelmerer (UMG)
Ph.D. Jennifer Ernst
Daniela Wuestefeld
Erik Andres

Slot 2 Conference
Center, Room 401

Tuesday 08/10/2019

Time/session Title Speaker Room
Session 4
9:15 am - 10.30 am
The role of microprocessor controlled
KAFOs: Patient benefit and results 6
years after introduction and future
perspectives (71)
Ph.D. Thomas Schmalz
Ph.D. Andreas Hahn
Michael Schaefer
Shenan Hoppe-Ludwig (RIC, Chicago)
Slot 1
Exhibition Hall 2,
Room 2A


Workshops

Saturday 5/10/2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session 1
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
TR-fitting and training with pattern recognition Patrick Mayrhofer
Stephan Kiene
Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room
Session 2
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Clinical gait observation, deviations & intervention - an interdisciplinary approach Esther Bruecker
Dries Glorieux
Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room

Sunday 6/10/2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session 3
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Prosthetic feet: How new designs/concepts are influencing the fitting outcome Dries Glorieux Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room
Session 4
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
The new C-Brace®. Step into your future. Volker Schmidt Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room

Monday 7/10/2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session 5
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Varos and Vaccuum – two approaches for
volume management
Dirk Vinke
Kai Bussiek-Cilien
Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room
Session 6
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
The innovative Nexgear Tango ankle joint system – functionallity and fitting Volker Schmidt Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room

Tuesday 8/10/2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session 7
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Overcoming obstacles – features and user benefits of realtime microprocessor controlled feet. Christian Reitinger Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room
Session 8
2:00 am - 2:45 am
Gain mobility after an amputation: New approaches in prosthetic lower limb rehabilitation Dries Glorieux
Kai Bussiek Cillien
Exhibition Hall 3,
Meeting room


Free Paper

Saturday 05/10/ 2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session 1
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Transtibial (231) Ph.D. Andreas Hahn Slot 1
Conference
Center,
Room 504/505
Session 2
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Prosthetics: Upper Limb (232) Ph.D. Andreas Hahn Slot 1
Conference Center, Room 502
Session 3
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Orthotics: Lower Limb Orthopaedic (230) Ph.D. Andreas Hahn Slot 2
Exhibition Hall 2,
Room 2A
Session 4
Orthotics: Lower Limb Orthopaedic (248) Ph.D. Thomas Schmalz Slot 2
Exhibition Hall 2,
Room 2A
Session 5
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Ankle & Foot (233) Ph.D. Michael Ernst Slot 3
Conference Center, Room 501
Session 6
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Ankle & Foot (246) Ph.D. Michael Ernst Slot 3
Conference Center, Room 501
Session 7
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Transfemoral (249) Ph.D. Malte Bellmann Slot 3
Conference Center, Room 502

Sunday 06/10/ 2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session 8
09:15 am – 10:30 am
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Transfemoral (245) Ph.D. Michael Ernst Slot 1
Conference Center, Room 501
Session 9
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Ankle & Foot (237) Ph.D. Michael Ernst Slot 3
Conference Center, Room 502
Session 10
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Orthotics: Upper Limb (247) Ph.D. Thomas Schmalz Slot 3
Conference Center, Room 504/505
Session 11
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Transtibial (252) Ph.D. Andreas Kannenberg Slot 4
Conference Center, Room 501

Monday 07/10/ 2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session 12
09:15 am – 10:30 am
Prosthetics: Upper Limb (253) Ph.D. Andreas Kannenberg Slot 1
Conference Center, Room 502
Session 13
09:15 am – 10:30 am
Prosthetics: Lower Limb Transfemoral (228) Ph.D. Andreas Hahn Slot 1
Exhibition Hall 2,
Room 2A
Session 14
04:30 pm – 5:45 am
Orthotics: Spinal (229) Ph.D. Andreas Hahn Slot 4
Conference Center, Room 502

Tuesday 08/10/ 2019

Session/time Title Speaker Room
Session
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Orthotics: Lower Limb Neurological (236) Ph.D. Andreas Hahn Slot 2
Exhibition Hall 2,
Room 2A