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ICORR 2005
IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics
Frontiers of the Human-Machine Interface
June 28 - July 1, 2005
Chicago,  Illinois


Call for Papers

 
ICORR 2005 is an international conference for those individuals interested in the application of robotic technology to the field of Rehabilitation.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM:
Themes include:
      Assistive Robotics
      Therapeutic Robotics
      Human-machine interface for rehabilitation
      Biorobotics and Biomimetics
      Robotics in prosthetics and exoskeletal orthotics
      Hardware & control developments for rehabilitation
      Evaluation Methods and Clinical Experience
      Basic Science and Sensory/Motor Control Learning

The language of the Congress is English.

Each day of this three-day conference will begin with a plenary address. Keynote speakers (alphabetical order) will be:
     Paolo Dario, Pisa, Italy
     John Hollerbach, Salt Lake City, Utah
     Andrew Schwartz, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The program consists of various mini-symposia with oral presentations and poster sessions. Participants are invited to submit papers for peer review on the subjects of interest. Instructions will be sent with the second announcement and will be available soon at the official website.

HOSTS:
Sensory Motor Performance Program of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University.

LOCATION AND VENUE:
ICORR 2005 will take place in the heart of Chicago's luxurious Magnificent Mile district on the shores of Lake Michigan. The timing of ICORR should allow participants to travel directly from RESNA, in Atlanta - June 23-27, 2005, and stay after to enjoy the long Independence Day weekend.
 
Congress activities will take place in the Conference Center in the Feinberg Pavilion of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, in the heart of downtown Chicago.
 
Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the Wyndham Chicago, Radisson Hotel and Best Western Hotel. The Wyndham Chicago and Radisson Hotel are across the street from the conference center. The Best Western Hotel is located two blocks from the conference center.
 
The congress will also offer a various social programs (welcome reception, luncheons, and an exceptional gala dinner).
 
FINANCIAL SUPPORT:
Following the tradition set by previous ICORR meetings, the Organizing Committee does its best to secure funds for conference grants. Such grants may be used to reduce registration fees.
 
We especially encourage students, disabled investigators, women, minorities and users of these technologies to participate. Special awards will be granted for exceptional papers submitted by these individuals.
 
IMPORTANT DATES: (subject to change - check the website for the latest information)
          February 11, 2005: Full Papers Due
          March 25, 2005: Acceptance Notifications
          April 14, 2005 IEEE Copyright Forms Due
          April 15,    2005: Last day of early Registration
          May 2, 2005: Final IEEE-Compliant-PDF Deadline
          June 28-July 1, 2005: ICORR Conference, Chicago, IL


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
          Mary Ellen Devitt, ICORR 2005 Conference Secretariat
          Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
          345 East Superior, Room 1406
          Chicago, Illinois 60611
          USA
          Ph: +1 (312) 238-2910 (ICORR Secretariat)
          Fax: +1 (312) 238-2208
          E-mail:
medevitt@ric.org
          URL:
http://www.smpp.northwestern.edu/ICORR2005/

 Richard F. ff. Weir, Ph.D., Co- Chair
rweir@northwestern.edu 
James L. Patton, General Chair
j-patton@northwestern.edu


Hosted by:
Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP)
at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC)
and Northwestern University
 Click here to go to Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago    Click here to go to Northwestern University

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