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Bill
01-31-1997, 03:08 AM
>From the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering

Please reply to: bime@bath.ac.uk



INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON REHABILITATION ROBOTICS:
14th-15th April 1997

To be held at the University of Bath, UK

Hosted by the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering.

co-sponsored by
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Institution of Electrical Engineers
Institution of Physics and Engineering in Medicine and Biology

Please request a copy of our Programme and Registration Brochure.
Alternatively it may be downloaded from our web site (soon!!!).

For further details contact:
Bath Institute of Medical Engineering
Wolfson Centre, Royal United Hospital,
Bath BA1 3NG, UK
Tel (44) 1225 824103
Fax (44) 1225 824111
e-mail bime@bath.ac.uk
http://www.bath.ac.uk/~mpsbime/icorr97.htm

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ICORR'97 - PROGRAMME


SUNDAY 13th April
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19.30 Reception in University Bar


MONDAY 14th April
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9.00 Welcome & Introduction

9.15 Keynote Paper - Rehabilitation Robotics in Europe
Christian Buhler - Chair AAATE Robotics SIG

9.45 Keynote Paper - Rehabilitation Robotics in North America
Richard Mahoney - Chair RESNA Robotics SIG



11.00 Session 1. - Project Overviews

11.00 Contributions of the French Atomic Energy Commission in
Rehabilitation Robotics
Rodolphe Gelin, Bernard Lesigne, Jean-Marie Detriche

11.15 An overview of the RAIL project
Mike Topping, Helmut Heck, Gunnar Bolsmjo

11.30 Design of a wheelchair mounted robot
Karen Hagan, Sean Hagan, Mike Hillman, Jill Jepson

11.45 An omnidirectional wheelchair with enchanced comfort features
Helmut Hoyer, Ulrich Borgolte, Ralf Hoelper

12.00 Intelligent control of a prosthetic hand.
Peter Kyberd and Mervyn Evans

12.15 Design of an exoskeletal arm for use in long term stroke
rehabilitation
Andrew Taylor


13.30 Poster and Hardware Demonstrations


16.00 Session 2. - Mechanical Design & Control

16.00 Impedance characteristics for a human-friendly robot
Mohamed Sahbi Ben-Lamine, Satoru Shibata, Kanya Tanaka,
Akira Shimuza

16.15 Theoretical considerations for the design of simple
teleoperators and powered orthoses
William Harwin

16.30 A new conceptual design scheme for the elbow joint of nursing
robot arm
Changhua Huang, Shaojun Xiao, Jichuan Zhang, Guohui Xu

16.45 An optimised design of an active orthosis for the shoulder
Marchese, Buckley, Valleggi, Johnson

17.00 Development of an upper limb orthotic exercise system
A. Yardley, Parrini, Carus, Thorpe


19.00 Civic Reception at the Roman Baths

20.30 Conference Dinner at the Terrace, the Roman Baths



TUESDAY 15th April
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9.00 Session 3. - Software & Simulation

9.00 Component software for applications in rehabilitation robotics
John Dallaway

9.15 An approach to developing adaptable manipulator controller
software
Bernard Parsons, Peter Warner, Anthony White, Raj Gill

9.30 A prototype for interactive robotics application development
Bob Dowland, Roberto Cipolla, John Clarkson

9.45 The role of user modelling in rehabilitation robotics
Simeon Keates, Peter Robinson

10.00 VIPRR: A Virtually in Person Rehabilitation Robot
Larry Leifer, Shawn Stepper, Matt Schaefer,
Machiel Van der Loos



10.45 Session 4. - User Interface - Workshop Discussion

10.45 Cortical control of a robot using a time-delay neural network
Mike Burrow, J Dugger, D Humphrey, D. Reed, L Hochberg

11.00 Grasping at straws : An intelligent multimodal assistive robot
Zunaid Kazi, Shoupu Chen, Matthew Beitler, Daniel Chester,
Richard Foulds

11.15 Integrating control of Manus and wheelchair
Hok Kwee



13.45 Session 5. - Evaluation

13.45 Evaluation of a trolley mounted robot - a case study
Jill Jepson, Michael Hillman

14.00 My experiences of the Handy 1
Stephanie O'Connell

14.15 Standardized assessment tests for the human robot system
Jill Schuyler, Richard Mahoney, Patricia Hove

14.30 Evaluation of force feedback in rehabilitation robots
Edwin Heredia, Shoupu Chen, Randal Glass, Tariq Rahman,
Vijay Kumar

14.45 The use of a robotic device for post-stroke movement therapy
Peter Lum, Charles Burgar, Machiel Van der Loos



15.30 Session 6. - Marketing - Workshop Discussion

15.30 Manus in Europe
Harry Stuyt

15.45 After sales care provision for the Handy 1 robotic aid to
independence
Robert Finney, Mike Topping

16.00 Job identification and analysis for vocational robotic
applications
Jill Schuyler, Richard Mahoney

16.15 Outcomes of a wheelchair robot workshop
Richard Mahoney, Tariq Rahman

17.00 Close of Scientific Conference


19.30 Informal Skittles and Buffet at the George Inn, Bathampton.

WEDNESDAY 16th April
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We hope to arrange visits to local groups active in Medical Engineering
(details have not yet been finalised).

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ICORR'97 REGISTRATION

Item Amount Amount
(before (after
14 Mar 97) 14 Mar 97)

Registration (standard) UKP 170.00 UKP 190.00

Registration UKP 95.00 UKP 105.00
(student, retired and
unwaged)

Registration includes morning coffee,
buffet lunch and afternoon tea,
proceedings, conference dinner and
skittles evening.

Day Registration (standard) UKP 100.00 UKP 110.00

(Please specify Mon / Tue)

Day Registration
(student, retired and unwaged) UKP 50.00 UKP 60.00

(Please specify Mon / Tue)

Day Registrations include morning
coffee, buffet lunch and afternoon tea
and proceedings.

Conference Dinner (Monday) UKP 25.00 UKP 25.00
(additional charge for day
registrations and accompanying persons)

Overnight Accommodation + Breakfast
at University (per night)

Standard UKP 21.00 UKP 21.00

Please specify Sun / Mon
nb not available Tue night

En-suite facilities UKP 27.50 UKP 27.50

Please specify Sun / Mon / Tue
(delete as appropriate)

It will not be possible to book
accommodation at the University after
14th Mar 97.

Closing date for bookings 29 March 97.

Payment details:

a) Cheque drawn on UK bank
or Bankers draft
or Eurocheque (up to UKP 700) for: ....................

b) If you wish to pay directly into the Bath University bank
account - please ask for details.

c) An invoice may be provided, please detail invoice address
and order number.


Cancellation conditions
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Cancellation before 14th March 97 - UKP 15 handling charge
Cancellation after 14th March 97 - 25% of total will be charged
Non arrivals will be charged in full

Please specify special requirements

a) Special dietary requirements
b) Disabled access requirements
c) Accompanying persons programme
d) Details of other accommodation in Bath

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Bath Institute of Medical Engineering
Wolfson Centre, Royal United Hospital,
Bath BA1 3NG, UK
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