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15 to 18 May 2018 in Leipzig, Germany

The international congress for specialists, with its interdisciplinary orientation, integrates science 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 share improved care options for the benefit of patients and to discuss the of healthcare. Speakers from the industry, the skilled trades, the academic, scientific and medical communities ensure that the agenda is set for treatments using modern aids, prostheses and orthoses – and not only in Germany.


includes numerous

  • symposia,
  • free papers and
  • satellite events

organised in cooperation with professional associations.

Special Formats

like „Meet the speaker“, „How to treat?" oder "Pro and Contra Discussions“ offer place for discussions.

practice-based course programme

takes a closer look at the fieldsorthopaedic

  • Orthopaedic Technology,
  • Orthopaedic Footwear Technology,
  • Rehabilitation Technology and
  • Lymphology.

Multifunctional congress centre

creates a congress world on a surface area of 10,000 square metres which is included in the exhibition area.

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OTWorld 2018

15 to 18 May 2018

Chair of the Programme Steering Committee 2018:
Prof. Dr. Volker Bühren

OTWorld 2016 in retrospect ...