The World Congress for Neurorehabilitation is an international expert forum for the presentation and discussion of new research focusing on interdisciplinary aspects as well as current and future concepts of neurorehabilitation. We are expecting numerous participants on-site in Vienna from all around the world. VENUE Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center Messeplatz 1 | 1021 Vienna | Austria CONGRESS WEBSITE www.wfnr-congress.org HOSTING SOCIETY The World Federation for Neurorehabilitation (WFNR) is a multidisciplinary organisation with a mission to advance research, education and clinical practice in neurorehabilitation throughout the world. Get to know us and visit us at www.wfnr.co.uk! CONGRESS CHAIRS Caterina Pistarini Istituti Clinici Scientiﬁci Maugeri IRCCS | Genova | Italy Volker Hömberg Neurologie – SRH Gesundheitszentrum I Bad Wimpfen | Germany PROFESSIONAL CONGRESS ORGANISER Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH Marlen Schiller and Doreen Kühle email@example.com | www.conventus.de INDUSTRIAL PARTICIPATION The congress will host an exhibition which will bring together manufacturers and suppliers in the ﬁelds of neuro- logy and rehabilitation. Latest research and new applications will be highlighted during industrial symposia and workshops. Interested companies are invited to contact Conventus.
Tuesday, 13.12.2022 8:45–17:15 Pre-congress teaching course on stroke rehabilitation practice recommendations – chapters 1–7 Wednesday, 14 December 8:45–17:15 Pre-congress teaching course on stroke rehabilitation practice recommendations – chapters 8–14 11:00–12:30 Workshop 1 I tba Workshop 2 I Assessment and therapy of Long-COVID problems Workshop 3 I Practical issues in prismatic adaptation Workshop 4 I Communication partner training Workshop 5 I Extending the scientific foundations of neurologic music therapy: Advances in the clinical neuroscience of music Youngsters session 1 I Thematically coordinated sessions are offered that are targeted at junior investigators. 13:00–14:30 Workshop 6 I tba Workshop 7 I Hands–On I Ultrasound guided Botulinum Toxin-A injections technique for treatment of spasti- city and dystonia Workshop 8 I SCI and electrical neuromodulation Workshop 9 I Ethics surgery Workshop 10 I Are we maximising post-stroke recovery using principles of motor control and learning? Youngsters session 2 I Thematically coordinated sessions are offered that are targeted at junior investigators. 14:45–16:15 Workshop 11 I tba Workshop 12 I Goal setting and treatment planning with ICF, WHO-DAS 2.0 and ICHI in neurorehabilitation Workshop 13 I Virtual reality in neurorehabilitation – Entertainment or treatment? Workshop 14 I Imaging of early brain lesions – Learn to look at MRI yourself!
Thursday, 15 December 8:30–9:45 Plenary lecture 1 and Opening Ceremony The Michael P Barnes Lecture, established in recognition of the visionary leadership and dedication of the founding WFNR President will be held by Surjo R. Soekadar, Einstein Professor of Clinical Neurotechnology at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. 8:30–18:30 Use free time to also view the self-study ePosters or visit the industry exhibitors. 10:00–11:30 Symposium 1 I Impaired self-awareness and psychosocial outcomes after traumatic brain injury Symposium 2 I Network plasticity after stroke Symposium 3 I Dementia rehabilitation Symposium 4 I Paired vagus nerve stimulation and rehabilitation to promote post-stroke upper limb recovery: evidence-based clinical practice Symposium 5 I Clinical updates on neuropathic pain management Developing World Forum 1 I Telerehabilitation in neurological conditions – a focus on developing countries Oral communication 1 I Ten oral presentations will be presented selected from submitted abstracts. Industry sponsored workshop I tba 11:45–12:45 Parallel industry symposia I IPSEN I tba ePoster session 13:00–14:30 Symposium 6 I Enhancing the effect of prismatic adaptation Symposium 7 I Botulinum toxins and spasticity special interest group symposium – advances and future prospects in spasticity management Symposium 8 I Genetic and chemogenetic approaches to neuroprotection and neurorehabilitation Symposium 9 I Assessment of dysphagia in DOC patients
Thursday, 15 December 13:00–14:30 Symposium 10 I tba Developing World Forum 2 I tba Oral communication 2 I Ten oral presentations will be presented selected from submitted abstracts. Workshop 21 I How to read papers and draw conclusions from clinical trials in neurorehabilitation: a WFNR-Cochrane Rehabilitation workshop 14:45–15:30 Plenary lecture 2 I The Lecture “Implementation of evidence-based stroke rehabilitation research: Real-world success with complex protocols” will be held by Janice Eng, Professor and Canada Research Chair in the UBC Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. 15:45–17:00 ePoster session 16:00–17:00 Industry symposium I Allergan, an AbbVie Company 15:15–18:45 Round table 1 I The third stroke recovery and rehabilitation roundtable (SRRR III) consensus building efforts Symposium 11 I Trauma Symposium 12 I Neural correlates of reading deficits in aphasia and new approaches to neuromodulation in aphasia rehabilitation Symposium 13 I Leveraging XR technology to enhance neurorehabilitation for spatial neglect Symposium 14 I Driving automation and neurological conditions Developing World Forum 3 I Challenges in multiple sclerosis rehab in developing countries Oral communication 3 I Ten oral presentations will be presented selected from submitted abstracts. Industry sponsored workshop I tba 18:30–21:00 Short presentations at the “open stage” in the Industry exhibition with Welcome reception
Friday, 16 December 8:30–10:00 Symposium 15 I Disorders of tool-use and related activities of daily living Symposium 16 I Combined cognitive and vocational intervention after mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury Symposium 17 I Non-invasive brain stimulation in neurorehabilitation of common neurological disorders Symposium 18 I Cognitive screening and assessment in stroke – applications & considerations Symposium 19 I Challenges in rehabilitation based on hybrid neuroprosthesis Joint symposium 1 I tba Best of orals 1 I The best rated abstracts will be presented. Workshop 22 I The use of cannabis in neurological rehabilitation 8:30–18:30 Use free time to also view the self-study ePosters or visit the industry exhibitors. 10:15–11:00 Plenary lecture 3 I “Language rehabiltiation – Where are we?” held by Pamela Enderby, a British Speech Therapist and Professor of Community Rehabilitation at the University of Sheffield. 11:30–13:00 Symposium 20 I Utility of artificial intelligence innovations in improving neuropsychological interventions to reduce dementia risk Symposium 21 I Neuromodulation for stroke rehabilitation Symposium 22 I Covert consciousness Symposium 23 I Robotics Symposium 24 I tba Joint symposium 2 I Functioning science – the future of the biosychosocial model and its impact on rehabilitation Industry sponsored workshop I Ipsen Oral communication 4 I Ten oral presentations will be presented selected from submitted abstracts. 13:15–14:15 Parallel industry symposia I tba
Friday, 16 December 13:15–14:15 ePoster session 14:30–15:15 Plenary lecture 4 I “The role of microRNA in neural repair” held by Michael Chopp, Vice Chair Nerology and Scientific Director of Neuroscience Institute at Henry Ford Health System. 15:30–17:00 Round table 2 I Community based rehabilitation Symposium 25 I Dynamics of stroke recovery Symposium 26 I Management of aphasia, dysphagia and dysarthria from a distance Symposium 27 I Management of motor disturbances and autonomic dysfunction in Parkinsonism Symposium 28 I Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) Joint symposium 3 I Brain health Career development session I Neurorehabilitation career symposium Industry sponsored workshop I Allergan, an AbbVie Company 17:30–18:30 Symposium 29 I Assessing post-stroke motor control, motor learning, and recovery within the clinical neurophysiology framework Symposium 30 I Neuromuscular ultrasound in neurological rehabilitation Symposium 31 I Soft robotics for upper limb rehabilitation Symposium 32 I tba Symposium 33 I tba Joint symposium 4 I tba Young experts battle I In a “tournament”, young specialists (<35 years) selected from abstracts will debate against each other. A jury as well as the audience chooses a winner. Workshop 23 I tba
Saturday, 17 December 9:00–9:45 Symposium 34 I tba Symposium 35 I tba Symposium 36 I Latin America in the quest for a cost-benefit neurorehabilitation Ask me! Breakfast session 1–3 I An expert answers questions and shares his/her knowledge regarding highly relevant and up-to-date topics 9:00–12:00 Use free time to also view the self-study ePosters or visit the industry exhibitors. 10:00–11:30 Round table 3 I tba Symposium 37 I Pituitary deficiencies after brain injury – making an impact in neurorehabilitation Symposium 38 I Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) in neurorehabilitation – an update Symposium 39 I tba Symposium 40 I tba Joint symposium 5 I WFNR and Cochrane Rehabilitation I Recent cochrane systematic reviews – lessons to be learned for stroke rehabilitation Oral communication 5 I Ten oral presentations will be presented selected from submitted abstracts.
Saturday, 17 December 12:00–13:30 Symposium 41 I tba Symposium 42 I Mild and Severe Brain Injury – mild and severe brain injury Symposium 43 I Complex environments for neurorehabilitation – innovative tools based on the interactions between virtual reality technology and human physiological networks Symposium 44 I tba Symposium 45 I tba Joint symposium 6 I tba Best of orals 2 I The best rated abstracts will be presented. 13:45–14:45 Plenary lecture 5 and closing I tba For more information on the WCNR, please have a look on the homepage. Plenary Lectures (Joint) Symposia Youngsters Sessions Round Tables Developing World Forum Oral communications I Young Experts Battle Pre congress teaching course Industrial Symposia Workshops Symposia