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  • WeRob2018 - SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR PAPERS - Submission deadline extended!

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    The International Symposium on Wearable Robotics (WeRob2018)
    (Submission deadline extended!!)
    Pisa, Italy
    October 16-20

    On behalf of all the organizers, it is our pleasure to invite you to the International Symposium on Wearable Robotics (WeRob2018) that will take place in Pisa (Italy) from October 16-20, 2018. Please, visit the website at

    Researchers and innovators from all around the world will discuss novel approaches, challenges and potential solutions in technologies for wearable robots. The symposium will enclose presentations and discussions in fields like supporting solutions for healthy ageing, advanced therapeutic treatments of neurological diseases, space applications or assistive technologies in the industry. Demonstrations and exhibitions of reference technologies in the field will also take place.

    On this occasion, WeRob2018 will be held in parallel at the same venue with The International Conference on Neurorehabilitation (ICNR2018). Please, visit the website at

    We are looking forward to welcoming you in Pisa on October 2018!

    - Submission of contributions-

    New submission deadline May 15, 2018
    Extended abstract (2 pages) contributions are welcome. April 15 May 15 is the final deadline for extended abstracts. All contributions will be peer reviewed. Accepted contributions will appear in Conference Proceedings published by Springer. After a selection process, accepted articles will be announced to authors on June 15 June 30, 2018. A selection of the contributions will be published on a SPECIAL ISSUE on ‘IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering’.

    - Important Deadlines -

    Contributions submission deadline: April 15 May 15, 2018
    Notification to authors: June 15 June 30, 2018
    Authors registration deadline: July 1 July 15, 2018
    Final version submission: July 15, 2018
    Early registration: July 1, 2018

    - Registration Fees -

    Early student (until July 15): 300€
    Early regular (until July 15): 550€
    Early Single day student (until July 15, 2018): 200€
    Early Single day regular (until July 15, 2018): 300€

    Student: 450€
    Regular: 750€
    Single day student: 300€
    Single day regular: 450€

    - Plenary speakers -

    Prof. Maria Chiara Carrozza (SSSA)
    Prof. Michael Goldfard (Vanderbilt University)
    Prof. Katja Mombaur (Heidelberg University)
    Dr. Marcia K. O’Malley (Rice University)
    Dr. Marco Santello (Arizona State University)
    Dr. Stephen Scott (Queen’s University)
    Prof. Herman van der Kooij (University of Twente)

    - Accommodation -

    WeRob obtained special rates for accommodation with hotels nearby the conference venue. During the conference, transportation services will be facilitated between these hotels and the venue. For updated information on accommodation, transportation and conference venue please visit our website frequently.

    For further and up-to-date information, please visit the conference website:
    Prof. José L. Pons & Prof. Silvestro Micera
    WeRob2018 Co-Chairs and Coordinators for Europe