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    The purpose of this announcement is to promote awareness for the
    International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS) annual
    meeting which will be held this year in Philadelphia, PA November 10th
    through the 14th. Abstract Submission is now open through the website
    listed below, and will continue until June 15th.

    Thank you,

    Richard Lauer, Ph.D.
    Research Associate, Shriners Hospitals for Children
    Local Organizing Committee, IFESS


    12th Annual International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society
    November 12th-14th
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia PA

    The purpose of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation
    Society, Inc. (IFESS ), is to promote the
    research, application, and understanding of electrical stimulation as it
    is utilized in the field of medicine through meetings, tutorials,
    publications, and the exchange of information. The annual IFESS
    Conference is one of the major conduits by which the society carries out
    its mission. The IFESS society also shares sessions at the annual
    meeting with its sister society, the International Neuromodulation
    Society (INS ).

    The IFESS meeting this year will focus on "translational" concepts.
    These include the translation of established electrical stimulation
    tenets to rehabilitation practice, the initiation of basic science
    studies motivated by practical rehabilitation needs, the identification
    of new knowledge or technologies from other fields of study such as
    robotics, that may translate effectively into the application of
    electrical stimulation and the adaptation of existing technology or
    paradigms to little-studied patient populations.

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