Call: International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation – ICVR 2013

FIRST Call For Papers

9th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VIRTUAL REHABILITATION – ICVR 2013
www.virtual-rehab.org/2013
Philadelphia, PA, USA
August 26-29, 2013

Affiliated with the International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation (www.isvr.org) ICVR is an international conference that provides an overview of novel technological and clinical developments in the field of virtual reality and augmented reality applied to rehabilitation.

IMPORTANT DATES & CONTACT INFORMATION

Oct 5, 2012 First Call for Papers
Feb 1, 2013 Submission of full papers
Mar 15, 2013 Notification of acceptance
Jun 1, 2013 Submission of workshop proposals and late-breaking papers
Jun 15, 2013 Deadline for camera ready full papers

For submission guidelines: http://virtual-rehab.org/2013/?page_id=63

For further information: ICVRinfo@gmail.com

KEY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM TOPICS

  • Brain Computer Interfaces
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Gaming
  • Haptic interfaces
  • Low cost systems
  • Motor Rehabilitation
  • Psychological and Environmental Rehabilitation
  • Regulatory and educational efforts to promote Virtual Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Sociological, demographic and legal aspects of Virtual Rehabilitation
  • Tele-rehabilitation
  • Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation

AWARDS

Best Paper Award, Best Student Paper Award, Best Poster Award

SPECIAL ISSUES

Selected papers will be invited to submit to special issues of relevant journals

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Norman Badler University of Pennsylvania, USA: Approaches to Human Motion Animation

Matthew Lombard Temple University, USA: The Roles of Telepresence in Rehabilitation

Alma Merians UMDNJ, USA: Robotically Facilitated Sensorimotor Training in Complex Virtual Environments

William Warren Brown University, USA: Using Ambulatory Virtual Reality to Study and Assess Functional Mobility

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

General Chair
Emily Keshner, Temple University

General Co-Chair
Kynan Eng, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich

Program Chairs
Patrice L. (Tamar) Weiss, University of Haifa and Judith E. Deutsch, UMDNJ

Local Organizing Committee
Nadine Martin, Temple University, Geoffrey Wright, Temple University and Erin Vasudevan, Moss Rehabilitation Hospital

Exhibits Chair
Greg Burdea, Rutgers University

Workshop Chairs
Belinda Lange, University of Southern California and Eugene Tunik, UMDNJ

Proceedings Chairs
Assaf Dvorkin, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Joyce Fung, McGill University

Publicity Chair
Christine Mora, Temple University

Finance Chairs
Theresa Kitch and Anton Kronaj, Temple University

Awards Chair
Alma Merians, UMDNJ and Maria Schulteis, Drexel University

Web Chair
Hristiyan Kourtev, Rutgers University

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