Call for Abstracts - ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK 2017

Pedorthists, medical doctors and scientists are invited to share share their experience and research findings at the “Orthopädie Schuh Technik”-congress in Cologne on October 20/21, 2017. Call for abstracts is out now.

On 20/21 October 2017 Cologne will be again the meeting place for the international pedorthic community. The trade fair expects  around 160 exhibitors to present their products and services. The congress will offer  numerous lectures, seminars and workshops.

The Scientific Committee of the congress “Orthopädie Schuh Technik” invites authors to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentation. Presenters will have the opportunity to present in front of an international audience. Congress topics will be the treatment of foot disorders in an interdisciplinary setting, biomechanics of the foot and of orthopedic appliances and gait analysis. A reference to congress focuses is welcome but is not a particular requirement for the submission of the lecture.

Everybody dealing with the treatment of foot diseases and the technology involved is welcome to submit a presentation. Craftsmen, podiatrists, physicians or scientists are invited to submit their abstracts. Practical case reports in pedorthics or podiatry are welcome as well as medical lectures or the results of scientific studies e.g. dealing with the biomechanics of the foot and the lower extremity.

The assessment of submitted presentations is going to be done by the congress committee. All accepted abstracts will be included within the Congress Proceedings and registered delegates will receive a copy.

Presentations have to be registered until 28 February 2017.

Abstracts must be submitted online ( in English or in German. Presentations can be held in English or in German. There will be an interpreting service available in the congress hall. All necessary information you will find in the guidelines for abstract submission at the website