Wearable elastomeric device for detecting finger movements and returning tactile feedback

This Lecture will present wearable electromechanical devices able to detect positions and movements of the hand fingers and return non-vibratory tactile feedback by means of elastomeric ‘smart’ materials.
They are currently being studied as an alternative to traditional technologies to obtain simpler, more easily portable and cheaper systems.
The Lecture will describe the state of the art and the most recent innovations in the use of these materials, showing both technological aspects and some areas of possible application currently under study, spanning from entertainment to cognitive-motor rehabilitation programmes in virtual reality.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

  • Andrea Corvi, President, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Benedetto Allotta, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Pietro Caliandro, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico Gemelli, Roma
  • Isabella Campanini, AUSL Reggio Emilia
  • Federico Carpi, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Stefano Cavazza, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Ferrara
  • Ugo Della Croce, Università degli Studi di Sassari
  • Silvia Fantozzi, Università degli Studi di Bologna
  • Maurizio Ferrarin, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Milano
  • Claudio Macchi, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Firenze
  • Antonio Nardone, IRCCS Fondazione Maugeri, Pavia
  • Francesco Saverio Pavone, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Dante Ronca, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli
  • Taian Vieira, Politecnico di Torino
  • Giuseppe Vannozzi, Università degli Studi di Roma “Foro Italico”

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

  • Federica Vannetti, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Francesco Esposito, Fondazione In Cammino, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Laura Fabbri, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Filippo Gerli, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Marco Freddolini, Fondazione In Cammino, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Sara Matteoli, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Silvia Pancani, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Guido Pasquini, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi

KEY DATES

  • March 2018: Call for Abstracts and Opening of Registrations
  • May, 15th 2018: Deadline for Abstract Submission
  • May, 31st 2018: New Deadline for Abstracts Submission!
  • June 30th 2018: Abstracts Acceptance Deadline
  • July 5th 2018New abstracts acceptance deadline!
  • July, 31th 2018: Deadline for Early Bird Registration
  • September, 21st 2018: Deadline for Registration
  • September, 26th 2018: NEW DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION

ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT AND CME PROVIDER

MCO International Group S.r.l.
Via Luigi Carlo Farini, 11 – 50121 Firenze
Ph. + 39 055 2639073
Mob. + 39 353 3601321
alessandra.grossi@mcointernationalgroup.com
www.mcointernationalgroup.com

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