Program

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All talks will be held at the main hall of the IWH unless otherwise indicated.

Tuesday, 4th Oct Wednesday, 5th Oct Thursday, 6th Oct
Keynote: Roger Enoka
Neuromuscular Determinants of Manual Dexterity
09:00 - 09:45
Keynote: Francisco Valero-Cuevas
Neuromechanics informs and clarifies today’s hot debates in sensorimotor neuroscience
09:00 - 09:45
Poster Session 1
Venue: IWH Poster Hall and Garden
09:45 - 11:30
Poster Session 2
Venue: IWH Poster Hall and Garden
09:45 - 11:30
Session 2a: Biomechanical perspectives to motor control
Speakers:
Thorsten Stein
Jan Babic
11:30 - 12:30
Session 3b: Neurorobotics and Bio-inspired Robotics
Speakers:
Shyam Diwakar
Vincent Cheung
11:30 - 12:30
Lunch Break
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch Break
12:30 - 14:00
Welcome Session
13:30 - 14:00
Session 1a: Neurophysiological perspectives to motor control
Speakers:
Alfred Schouten
Jun Nishii
Natalie Mrachacz-Kersting
14:00 - 15:30
Session 2b: Biomechanical perspectives to motor control
Speakers:
Katja Mombaur
Jose L. Pons
14:00 - 15:00
Keynote: Marjolein van der Krogt
Simulation or clever experiments: how to best unravel the etiology of pathological gait?
14:00 - 14:45
Coffee Break
14:45 - 15:00
Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:15
Session 4: Neuromechanics in clinical translation
Speakers:
Michel-Ange Amorim
Manish Sreenivasa
Discussion Round
15:00 - 16:30
Session 3a: Neurorobotics and Bio-inspired Robotics
Speakers:
Friedl de Groote
Auke Ijspeert
15:15 - 16:15
Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00
Session 1b: Neurophysiological perspectives to motor control
Speakers:
Jacques Duchateau
Robert Kearney
16:00 - 17:00
Coffee Break
16:15 - 16:30
Keynote: Massimo Sartori
In-vivo Neuromechanics: Interfacing, Modelling and Control
16:30 - 17:15
Frontier Keynotes: Andrea d'Avella and Hartmut Geyer
Venue: Alte Aula

Andrea d'Avella - Muscle synergies for motor control
Hartmut Geyer - The mechanics in the neural control of human locomotion
17:30 - 19:15
Walk & Talk
Walking tour of Heidelberg's Old City and Castle
17:30 - 19:00
Symposium Dinner
Venue: Zum Güldenen Schaf, Hauptstraße 115, Heidelberg
19:00 - 22:00
Frontier Reception
Venue: Alte Aula, Grabengasse 1, Heidelberg University
19:15 - 22:00

Tuesday, 4th Oct

Wednesday, 5th Oct

Thursday, 6th Oct

No events available!