1st International Conference on Orthotics and Prosthetics (iCOP2019)


Empowering Disability Through Technology

20 & 21 November 2019

UOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie


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INTRODUCTION

The 1st International Conference on Orthotics and Prosthetics 2019 (iCOP2019) warmly welcomes academics, industry leaders and students to a 2 day conference focusing on new advancements in the field of limb prosthetics, robotics and related disciplines. With the theme, "Empowering Disability through Technology", iCOP2019 seeks to gather key stakeholders in the field and promote knowledge sharing and collaboration.

The event is jointly organized by representatives from International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, UOW Malaysia KDU University College, Universiti Putra Malaysia, University of Malaya, University Teknologi MARA, and the University of Bath.









KEY AREAS
  • Lower & Upper Extremity Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Robotic Devices and Advance Technology
  • Low-Cost Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Clinical Biomechanics
  • Materials & Design Considerations
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Psychosocial issue & Quality of Life
  • Education
  • Sports & Physical Activity

SPEAKERS






Professor Gursel Alici
Senior Professor, University of Wollongong, Australia


Gursel Alici received his BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 1988 and PhD Degree in Robotics from the Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University, UK in 1994. He is currently a Senior Professor at the University of Wollongong, Australia as Head of the School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering since 2011. His research interests are soft robotics, system dynamics and control, robotic drug delivery systems, novel actuation concepts for biomechatronic applications, robotic mechanisms and manipulation systems, soft and smart actuators and sensors, prosthetic devices, and medical robotics. He is the leader of Soft Robotics for Prosthetic Devices theme of the ARC Center of Excellence for Electromaterials Science. Latest news here


Dr Saari Mohamad Yatim
Head of Rehabilitation Department, Hospital Serdang


Dr Saari Mohamad Yatim is a Consultant Rehabilitation Physician and Head of Rehabilitation Department at Hospital Serdang. He also serves as the Selangor State Advisor of Rehabilitation Medicine Services and as Deputy National Head Advisor of Rehabilitation Medicine Services, Ministry of Health Malaysia. Dr Saari’s area of expertise are in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Amputee Rehabilitation. He also sits as an Executive Board Member of the Asia-Oceanian Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine.








Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Irraivan Elamvazuthi
Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Universiti Teknologi Petronas


He obtained his PhD from the Department of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK in 2002. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). Before joining UTP, he has worked at University Kuala Lumpur, Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM) and UMW Industrial Power. His research interests include Control & Systems Engineering with focus on Robotics, Bio-Medical, Energy and Optimization. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE Robotics & Automation Society (RAS) and IEEE Control Systems Society. He is currently the chair of IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, Malaysia Chapter.



Professor Kazuhiro Sakai
Professor, Dept. of Rehabilitation, University of Human Arts and Sciences, Japan


Professor Kazuhiro Sakai is a Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation, University of Human Arts and Sciences, Japan. He has been involved in the Prosthetics and Orthotics industry and academia since 1987 and has more than 30 years of experience in both Japan and Thailand. Professor Sakai currently serves as an Executive Board Member of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics and Vice President of the Japanese Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics.



UOW Malaysia KDU Project


KDU School of Engineering designed and created a prosthetic leg for Mimi, a 3-legged dog. Mimi lost her hind leg due to an accident. Watch as Mimi tries walking on all four - for the first time, with a custom 3D printed prosthetic leg.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM


Time

Event Description

Day 1, 20 November 2019

9.00am

Arrival of participants and registration

9.30am

Opening ceremony by Minister
Welcome remarks (Chairman, Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Mohamed Thariq bin Haji Hameed Sultan)
MOU signing
Photo session

10.30am

Break

10.45am

Keynote address 1 (Prof Gursel Alici, UOW)

11.30am

BioAapps

12.00pm

Invited speaker 1

12.30pm

Lunch

1.30pm

Keynote speech 2 (Dr. Nooranida & Prof Kazuhiro Sakai, ISPO)

2.15pm

Invited speaker 2

2.45pm

Invited speaker 3

3.15pm

Break

3.45pm

Oral presentations

4.45pm

End



Day 2, 21 November 2019

9.00am

Arrival of participants and registration

9.30am

Keynote 3 (Dr. Saari Mohamed Yatim, Head of Rehabilitation Department at Hospital Serdang)

10.15am

Break

10.30am

Invited speaker 4

11.00am

Sharing Session from Prosthetic Users

12.00pm

Socso

12.30pm

Lunch

1.30pm

Keynote 4 (Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Irraivan Elamvazuthi, UTP)

2.15pm

Invited speaker 5

2.30pm

Flash talk

3.15pm

Break

3.45pm

Oral presentations

4.30pm

Closing remark

4.45pm

Conference Certificates Giving

5.00pm

End





IMPORTANT DATES

  • Registration Deadline : 25th October 2019
  • Full Paper : 8th November 2019



ABSTRACT FORMAT

Each abstract has to be broken down into the following three sections when you submit:


  1. Background, Motivation and Objective
  2. Statement of Contribution/Methods
  3. Results, Discussion and Conclusions


Keywords maximum of 5 words.


Participants are free to submit their own style as long as it is within the stipulated word limit, 250-300 words.


Submit Abstract Paper to here

CALL FOR PAPERS

To register, please click here https://bit.ly/2M4gqbf


Category

Local

ISPO (M) Member

International Delegates

Early Bird

RM800

RM600

USD300

Student

RM650

RM500

USD250

Normal Fees

RM1,000

RM800

USD400

Multiple Papers

First Paper RM500 and consecutive papers RM250



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