SS1.How Challenge patients during Robot Assisted Gait Training: from technical aspects to clinical evidence

Organizers: Jan Veneman, PhD, Daniele Munari, PhD

SS2.Commanding Lower-Limb Exoskeletons by means of Brain-Machine Interfaces: Achievements and Challenges

Organizers: Jose L. Contreras-Vidal (University of Houston, IUCRC BRAIN Center, USA) and Jose M. Azorin (Miguel Hernández University of Elche, BRAIN-UMH, Spain).

SS3.Towards patient-specific Robotic and Neuroprosthetic technolgies and therapies for walking rehabilitation and assistance

Organizers: Antonio J. del-Ama (Eng, PhD) Assistant Professor. Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain; Josep M. Font-Llagunes (Eng, PhD) Associate Professor. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain; and Juan C. Moreno (Eng, PhD). Tenure Scientist. Cajal institute-National Council for Scientific Research, Spain.

SS4. User Experience in Robot-aided Rehabilitation and Assistance

Organizers: Iolanda Pisotta (Laboratory of Robotic Neurorehabilitation, Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy) and Nevio Luigi Tagliamonte (Laboratory of Advanced Robotics and Human-Centered Technologies, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy).

SS5.Boosting neurorehabilitation in a sustainable way

Organizers: Antonio Oliviero and Sven Bestmann

SS6. Simulation and Prediction of Human Motion

Organizer: Javier Cuadrado and Urbano Lugris, University of La Coruña, Spain


SS7. Beneficial Neuroplastic Effects of Chiropractic Care-implications for neurorehabilitation

SS8. Development of novel neural interfaces to improve neurorehabilitation

Organizer: Filipe O. Barroso, Neural Rehabilitation Group – Cajal Institute (CSIC), Spain

SS9. “One size does not fit all”: new approaches for a patient-tailored rehabilitation process

Organizer: Michela Goffredo, PhD, Biomedical Engineer. Neurorehabilitation Research Laboratory, IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Rome (Italy).

SS10. Joint stiffness: the sleeping giant of neuromechanics

Organizers: M.L. van de Ruit (Delft University of Technology), A.C. Schouten (Delft University of Technology), E.H.F. van Asseldonk (University Twente), M. Sartori (University Twente).

SS11. Neural correlates of cognitive-motor robotic neurorehabilitation 

Organizers: Joaquin Penalver-Andres, Dr. Karin A. Buetler, Dr. Eduardo Rocon, and Dr. Laura Marchal-Crespo 

SS12. Advances and Challenges on Artificial Sensory Feedback Techniques in Manipulation and Locomotion

Organizers: Leonardo Cappello, Diego Torricelli, Daniele Leonardis

SS13Human-machine interface for real-time wearable robots control

Organizers: Yue Wen (Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, USA) and Jose Pons (Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, USA)

SS14Novel Developments of Non-Invasive Brain and Peripheral Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation

Organizers: Dr. Julio C Hernandez-Pavon (Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA) and Dr. Simon Avrillon( Northwestern University & Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, IL, USA)

SS15Protocols and Software for the standardization of sEMG processing and analysis for muscle synergy extraction.

Organizer: Alvaro Costa-García. Intelligent Behaviour Control Unit (RIKEN), CBS-TOYOTA Collaboration Center.

SS16. Technologies for daily robotic assistance & rehabilitation

Organizers: Sangjoon J. Kim (Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, USA) and  Jose L. Pons (Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, USA)

SS17. Neuromechanical Biomarkers in Robot-Assisted Motor Rehabilitation

Organizers: Andres Ubeda (University of Alicante, Spain) and Diego Torricelli (CSIC, Spain).

SS18. AITADIS session

Organizers: Antonio del Ama (University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain), José María Azorín (University Miguel Hernández, Spain), Filipe Barroso (Neurorehabilitation Group – Instituto Cajal (CSIC), Spain), Ángel Gil (National Hospital for Paraplegics of Toledo (SESCAM), Spain), Juan C. Moreno (Neurorehabilitation Group – Instituto Cajal (CSIC), Spain), Antonio Oliviero (National Hospital for Paraplegics of Toledo (SESCAM), Spain), Jose L. Pons (Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, USA), Eduardo Rocon (Center for Automation and Robotics (CSIC), Spain), Diego Torricelli (Neurorehabilitation Group – Instituto Cajal (CSIC), Spain).