The ISPO 18th World Congress will be in Guadalajara, Mexico from 19-22 April 2021.
ISPO acknowledges that the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is exceptional, affecting our global community, and creating uncertainty. ISPO considers personal interactions between delegates, researchers, and industry as essential; therefore, we continue planning to safely hold the World Congress in Mexico in April 2021.
We are in regular contact with the regional and international stakeholders regarding health and hygiene plans to guarantee the safety of presenters, delegates, visitors, and staff, and logistics of international travel. You will be advised of updates as they become available.
In relation to the congress theme, “The Art and The Science”, ISPO is pleased to announce that Sophie de Oliveira Barata, Dr. Matthew Major, and Dr. Alarcos Cieza will present keynotes lectures at the World Congress.
Call for Papers
Gain international recognition as a presenter at the World`s leading event in the prosthetics and orthotics assistive technology sector. Proposals for Symposia and Instructional Courses as well as abstracts for Free Paper and Poster presentations are now accepted. We look forward to receiving your proposals for Symposia and Instructional Courses by 17 August 2020.
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If you have any questions, please contact the ISPO World Congress team:
Phone: +49 341 678-8237 / -8238
Dear ISPO Community,
The COVID-19 pandemic, also referred to as Coronavirus, has resulted in a global response. The health and safety of ISPO’s staff, members, and supporters is the highest priority and the ISPO recognizes the policies and initiatives ongoing in our member countries.
Therefore, please consider the following statements regarding ISPO travel and activities:
• All ISPO International-related travel is suspended until further notice.
• ISPO International’s in-person education accreditation activities are canceled until further notice. Please contact the ISPO education committee for detailed information on the education program accreditation during this period (email@example.com).
• ISPO Head Office remains in full function, with staff working remotely.
We will keep you informed of ISPO-related developments as this situation progresses. Should you have any questions or concerns, or require any support, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISPO COVID-19 updates can be found: here
Please stay safe and take care.
With kind regards
International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)
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Fax: +32 (0) 2 213.13.63
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