On October 6, 2016, two days before the Cybathlon main event, the Cybathlon Symposium will bring together leading experts and young researchers to present and discuss recent technological advances within the six disciplines of the Cybathlon:
- Brain-Computer Interfaces
- Functional Electrical Stimulation
- Powered Arm Prosthetics
- Powered Leg Prosthetics
- Powered Exoskeletons
- Powered Wheelchairs
This scientific symposium will feature six keynotes by leading researchers and short presentations by young talents. A roundtable discussion involving end-users, patient and industry representatives and an ethics researcher will highlight opportunities and challenges in the field of assistive technology, its industrial transfer and user acceptance.