1st EUROPEAN MOTEK USER MEETING

Advanced Rehabilitation Technology & Virtual Reality for Research & Clinical Rehabilitation

November 29th 2019
IRCCS Centro Neurolesi Bonino Pulejo, Messina, Italy

Join the first European Motek User Meeting to learn from experienced Motek users and share your own ideas for advanced rehabilitation technology research and clinical implementation. Join the community who successfully implemented real-time feedback and perturbation protocols to study and treat various pathologies which affect mobility. Experience the CAREN system in its full glory at the impressive “Bonino Pulejo” centre for neuro-rehabilitation and join the discussion on how to shape the future of rehabilitation technology for research and treatment of complex movement disorders.

SPEAKERS

Prof. dr. Placido Bramanti

Scientific Director of the IRCCS Neurolesi Center “Bonino Pulejo”; Full Professor of Applied Medical Technical Sciences; Department of Biomedical Sciences and Morphological and Functional Images of the University of Messina, Italy

Prof. Dr. Leopold Saltuari

Medical Director, Department of Neurology and acute Neuro-Rehabilitation, Tirol-Kliniken GmbH, LKH Hochzirl-Natters, Zirl, Austria

Prof. dr. Jaap van Dieën

Full professor of Biomechanics; Head of the department of Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Dr. Andrew Murphy

Senior Lecturer Sport and Exercise Biomechanics, Birmingham City University, UK

Dr. Frans Steenbrink

Executive Management Team Motek Market Development Research

Dott.ssa Emanuela Mazzon

Head of Neuroimmunology/ Sperimental Neurology/Molecolar Biology of the IRCCS Neurolesi Center “Bonino Pulejo” Italy

Dott. Demetrio Milardi

IRCCS Centro Neurolesi “Bonino Pulejo”

Ing. Alessia Bramanti, PhD

Technical-Scientific Manager CAREN, IRCCS Neurolesi Center “Bonino Pulejo” Italy, Messina, IT

Prof. Giuseppe Pio Anastasi

Full Professor and Director of Department of Biomedical, Dental and Morphological and Functional Images, University of Messina, IT

Dr. Ing. Emilia Biffi

Researcher, Head of Neromotor
Department, IRCCS Eugenio Medea, Polo
Bosisio Parini, Lecco, Italy

More speakers will be announced soon!

LOCATIONS

SYMPOSIUM

IRCCS CENTRO NEUROLESI BONINO PULEJO
CAREN Lab
STRADA STATALE 113
C.DA CASAZZA
98124 MESSINA (ME), ITALY

 GET-TOGETHER DINNER

Nov 28th 2019: Ristorante Extravergine, Messina, IT
Nov 29th 2019: Ristorante Granduca, Taormina, IT

 HOTELS

Hotel Messenion
Residence CineApollo
VMaison Luxury Hotel

PROGRAM

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 28th

18:00

Pickup from Catania airport to Messina’s hotels (estimated time of arrival 19.30)

20:00

Visit with tourist guide in the center of Messina

20:30

Welcome cocktail and dinner at Extravergine Restaurant in Messina

23:00

Return to hotels

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29th

9:00-9:30

Welcome & introduction “Bonino Pulejo”
Prof. dr. Placido Bramanti
Dott.ssa Emanuela Mazzon

9:30-10:00

Lecture Magistrale I
Prof. Dr. Leopold Saltuari

10:00-10:30

Lecture Magistrale II
Prof. dr. Jaap van Dieën

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-12:00

Advanced Rehabilitation Technology; from Research to Clinical Implementation
Presentations from experience users:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Cristina Maghini
Dr. Ing. Emilia Biffi
Dr. Frans Steenbrink, PT

12:00-13:00

1.Anatomo-physiologic bases in the treatment protocols with CAREN
2. Clinical therapeutic application of CAREN
3.The bioenginnering approach to CAREN

1.Prof. Giuseppe Pio Anastasi
2.Dott. Demetrio Miliardi
3.Ing. Alessia Bramanti

13:00-14:00

Lunch & Meet the Experts

14:00-15:00

Discussion forum on Advanced Rehabilitation Technology
Moderated by Dr. Frans Steenbrink, Motek

15:00-15:30

CAREN & D-Flow demo Built Your Own Unique Research Application*
Dr. Frans Steenbrink & CAREN Operators

15:30-16:00

CAREN Clinical Use Clinical gait analysis & Advanced Rehabilitation*
CAREN Operators

16:00-16:30

Break

*Location: CAREN Lab

16:30-17:30

Network & Discussion on the Use of Advanced Rehabilitation Technology
Lessons Learned, Current Status & Next Steps, Collaborations

All

17:30

Social program

17:30

Transfer from the Bonino Pulejo center to the Messina’s hotels

18:30

Pickup from Messina’s hotels to Taormina (estimated time of arrival 19:20)

19:30

Visit with tourist guide in the center of Taormina

20:30

Dinner at Granduca Restaurant in Taormina

Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Fabrizio Denaro
  • Dr. Frans Steenbrink
  • Dr. Rosie Richards

Organizing Committee

  • Dr.ssa Maria Pia Zanghì
  • Debora Pinto

REGISTRATION FORM

Registration is free of charge but places are limited to 20 participants! (Accommodation is not included.)

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