IVO 2022: Call for abstracts

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On October 14 and 15, 2022, the city of Cologne in Germany will be the place to present and discuss new results from science and from the daily practice of pedorthics. All scientists and professionals involved in the therapy of foot problems are cordially invited to contribute to the congress.For the first time, the trade fair and congress ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK will be held together with the congress of the International Association of Pedorthists (IVO).

C. Maurer Fachmedien and the Zentralverband Orthopädieschuhtechnik - organiser and conceptual sponsor of the event - together with the International Pedorthic Association (IVO) invite pedorthists, physicians, scientists and related professions to present their experiences and findings on the treatment of the foot and orthopedic appliances for the foot. Experiences and case reports from the practice are just as welcome as new findings from medicine and science or reports on new therapeutic approaches.

The profession of pedorthics is facing a demand for a more scientific approach wich is also seen in the adjacent professions. Pedorthics is increasingly evolving into a field in which scientific knowledge, the use of data and the use of computerizes technologies will become more common. This scientific transition is taking place from the perspective of designing and delivering high quality footwear without forgetting the treasure trove of practical experience.

The speakers will have the opportunity to present and discuss their topic in front of an international audience. Interpreters for German, English and French are available in the congress hall. Lectures can be given in these three languages. Besides lectures, it is also possible to submit poster presentations.

The organisers are pleased to receive submissions on the main topics of the congress. These are 2022 the diabetic foot and the biomechanics of the foot. However, this is not a condition. As in previous years, there will be lecture blocks reserved specifically for submitted papers.

Presentations must be submitted by 28 February 2022. The announcement of accepted papers will be on May 3, 2022. Speakers whose paper or poster is accepted will receive a free congress ticket.

We are looking forward to your submissions.

For more information and the guidelines for submissions please visit the congress-site oder contact Dafina Cuni (eventmanagement). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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