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Call for Papers - submission deadline ends on 15 September 2013!

The Programme Committee of the OTWorld 2014 is inviting submissions of abstracts for free papers.

The World Congress OTWorld 2014 for specialists, with its inter-disciplinary orientation, integrates academia and research with the world of initial and advanced training and the world of practical application in one unique and prestigious sector event. Orthopaedic technicians (orthotists and prosthetists), orthopaedic footwear technicians and engineers, doctors and therapists from all over the world are brought together quite specifically to discuss improved care options for the benefit of patients and to forge new principles for action.

Submission of Abstracts

Abstracts are requested electronically by 15 September 2013.


Free papers and posters will be accepted on the topics: Prosthetics, Orthotics, Foot and Shoe, Rehabilitation, Rehab technology and Open Topics.

Presentation Format

Presentations of the OTWorld 2014 may be given orally or in the form of a poster. Posters will be displayed an all event days in the poster exhibition. All posters will be honored in daily poster presentations.

Peer-Review-Process / Acceptance of Free Papers

At the close of free paper submission (September 15, 2013) abstracts will be anonymized and distributed to assigned reviewers for assessment and comment. On the basis of these reviews, the Program Committee will accept or reject the submissions and allocate accepted papers to an appropriate free paper or poster session. Authors will be notified of the outcome of the review process by the end of November 2013.

Congress Languages

Congress languages are German and English. Simultaneous translations into both languages will be offered.


Detailed Information

OTWorld_Call_for_Papers_eng_24.pdf 485KB

Stephanie Herr

Phone: +49 (231) 557050-83
Email: herr @