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STOD 2011-March 23-26, 2011, Aix les Bains

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  • STOD 2011-March 23-26, 2011, Aix les Bains

    Dear all,

    In collaboration with the French society of rehabilitation medicine
    (SOFMER), we plan to organize an international scientific congress in
    Aix-les-Bains* (France) from March 23rd (Wednesday) to 26th (Saturday) in
    2011. This congress, entitled "Scientific Testing of Orthotic Devices",
    would be aimed to gather scientists, manufacturers and prescribers.

    Preferential rates for the registration are still available for a few days.

    Sixty communications, including 7 lectures, have been scheduled.
    For further information, including the scientific program, you are invited to visit the
    website of the congress at

    For your reminder, our lecturers will be
    P Thoumie (P & M Curie University, Paris) will introduce the
    M Janin (Toulouse University, France) for plantar orthoses
    S Yamamoto (International University of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan)
    for ankle-foot orthoses
    J Hertel (University of Virginia, USA) for ankle orthoses
    T Birmingham (University of Western Ontario, Canada) for knee orthoses
    J Cholewicki, (Michigan State University, USA) for the lumbar belts
    D Chow (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China) for spinal orthoses

    Yours faithfully,

    Pr Patrice Rougier, chief of the organizing comitee,

    * At the heart of the Savoie Olympic region, Aix-les-Bains is situated on
    the edge of the Le Bourget lake, the largest natural lake in France.
    Aix-les-Bains can be easily reached by high speed train (3 h from Paris) or
    by plane (1 h from Lyon and Geneva airports).