(Tentative) Schedule

Session 1: Talks & Panel Discussion

5 min Greetings, introduction to workshop and logistics
90 min Invited Speakers
12 min talk + 3min Q&A Conor Walsh, PhD, Harvard University uniting design, biomechanics, engineering, and business communities to build and deploy soft exosuits
12 min talk + 3min Q&A Marcia O’Malley, PhD, Rice University user-centric design and control of upper limb exoskeletons (incl. EMG-based intent inference on the MAHI EXO-II and combining FES with exoskeletons for paralyzed limb animation)
12 min talk + 3min Q&A Michelle Johnson, PhD, University of Pennsylvania development and deployment of therapeutic robots for diverse pathologies and populations
12 min talk + 3min Q&A Andrew McPherson, UC Berkeley building effective assistive devices and assistive tech organizations as an engineer, leader, and user
12 min talk + 3min Q&A David Lin, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital unmet clinical needs and questions for upper extremity rehabilitation robotics in stroke
12 min talk + 3min Q&A Kristin Nuckols, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, Co-Founder, Imago Rehab rehabilitation in the startup space
10 min Break
30 min Panel discussion with invited speakers

Session 2: Posters, Demos, & Networking

5 min Welcome back, introduction to lightning talk/poster logistics
30 min Lightning Talks
2 min (90 sec pitch, 30 sec transition to next presenter) Estimated 15 poster presenters/demos (both open submission and solicited)
5 min Break, poster & demo set-up
90 min Poster/demo session, general networking & discussion