Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition

Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton

The premier event in the ISPO UK MS annual calendar is its Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition.

This year’s event, “Advancing our understanding of the body interface in Orthotics & Prosthetics” , will be held at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton on Friday 12 & Saturday 13 October 2018, under the direction of Scientific Chair, Dr Liudi Jiang, Professor of Materials & Electromechanical Systems & Director of Research for Mechanical Engineering at the University of Southampton.

Together with her organising committee, Dr Jiang has prepared a first class programme of events which comprises a series of guest lectures, keynote presentations, invited speakers, free paper presentations, poster display and commercial exhibition.

The ISPO UK MS Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition attracts significant interest and attendance from all professions involved in the field of rehabilitation including prosthetists, orthotists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, clinicians, surgeons, healthcare providers, funders, patients and third sector support organisations. The exhibition will offer delegates the opportunity to see the latest innovations in rehabilitation design and technology.

We encourage you to join us in Southampton for what promises to be an exciting and informative event.

Registration is now open - with early bird discounts available until 7th September.


Keynote Speakers

Prof Dr Bernhard Greitemann

The Blatchford Lecture

Prof Dr Bernhard Greitemann

"Amputation Surgery and Rehabilitation in lower limb amputees in Germany"


The OETT Lecture

Professor Malcolm MacLachlan

“Systems Thinking for Assistive Technology”


Chris and Denise Arthey

Keynote Presentation

Chris and Denise Arthey

“Above Knee Amputee stump interface management--an
endurance athlete's perspective”


George Murdoch Prize Lecture

Prof Dr Jan H B Geertzen, MD PhD
"Amputation in CRPS: which patient qualifies?"




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