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12-11-2008, 07:04 AM
Reminder and 2nd Announcement:

International Neurorehabilitation Symposium 2009

February 12–14, 2009, University of Zurich, Campus Irchel, Switzerland

Dear Sir or Madam,

We would like to remind you of the International Neurorehabilitation
Symposium 2009 that will be held from February 12 to 14, 2009 at the
University of Zurich in Switzerland. Main topics are new technology in
neurorehabilitation, motivating patients through virtual environments and
basic research in spinal cord repair.

Take the chance to meet well-known scientists from research institutions all
over the world and clinical users of innovative therapeutic methods and
technologies. The event is intended to offer you a valuable platform to
discuss trends, share expertise, exchange ideas and gain knowledge to assess
and use new technologies and therapy concepts.

One highlight will be the expert roundtable that brings together
international medical and financial directors as well as decision makers of
insurances and public health administration to answer the question: “Why
invest in new technology now?” For the list of expected expert roundtable
participants, please see www.inrs2009.com/expert-roundtable.

Other sessions are:

* Keynotes and parallel sessions on spinal cord repair, augmented
feedback and new technology in rehabilitation

* Hocoma user workshops for Lokomat®, Erigo®, Armeo® (intended for users
of Hocoma products)

* Meetings of several study and interest groups (intended for current
users of Hocoma products and members)

* Symposium dinner and social event

Confirmed speakers include:

Paolo Bonato (US), Ingo Borggraefe (DE), Etienne Burdet (UK), Jane Burridge
(UK), Gery Colombo (CH), Armin Curt (CA), Volker Dietz (CH), Sten Grillner
(SW), Maureen Holden (US), Jürg Kesselring (CH), Joachim Liepert (DE),
Andreas Luft (CH), Lars Lünenburger (CH), Andreas Meyer-Heim (CH), Silvestro
Micera (IT), Friedemann Müller (DE), Marko Munih (SI), Robert Riener (CH),
Rüdiger Rupp (DE), W. Zev Rymer (US), Leopold Saltuari (AT), Martin E.
Schwab (CH) and Keith E. Tansey (US).

Deadline for registration is January 12, 2009. The registration fee is EUR

Please note that the number of participants is limited and most contingents
for hotel accommodation expire on December 15, 2008! So register now and
book your hotel accommodation straight away. Please find the list of
congress hotels under www.inrs2009.com.

For more information and registration, please visit the INRS2009 website
under www.inrs2009.com .

For any questions, please do not hesitate to send an e-mail to

We are looking forward to seeing you in Zurich in February.

Best regards,

Prof. Dr. Volker Dietz

Group Leader

European Spinal Cord Repair Project

Prof. Dr. Robert Riener

European Research Project MIMICS

Dr. Gery Colombo

Hocoma AG

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Peter Schenk, PhD

Product Manager

Hocoma AG
Medical Engineering
Industriestrasse 4, CH-8604 Volketswil, Switzerland

Phone +41 (43) 4442200 / Fax +41 (43) 4442201
mailto: peter.schenk@hocoma.com / www.hocoma.com

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