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15 to 18 May 2018 in Leipzig, Germany

With over 20,000 visitors from more than 80 countries and some 550 exhibitors, OTWorld in Leipzig is the world's leading trade fair for prosthetics, orthotics, orthopaedic footwear technology, compression therapy and technical rehabilitation.

Every two years, OTWorld brings together, in Leipzig, national and international partners from industry, the wholesale and retail trades, the scientific community and service providers, as well as the various disciplines involved as part of the rehabilitation team in the treatment of patients.

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OTWorld 2018

15 to 18 May 2018

  • Prosthetists and Orthotists
  • Orthopaedic Shoemakers and Podiatrists
  • Rehabilitation Technicians
  • Medical Suppliers, Wholesalers and Retailers
  • Engineers
  • Doctors, Physicians and Therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Suppliers and Manufacturers

Expert Themes

OTWorld, as well as providing a traditional focus, also offers new and original insights into scenarios that put flesh on the bones of cooperation between industry, the work of skilled craftsmen and women, newly qualified and experienced professionals, research and practice - enabling us to grasp and experience them in normally unaccustomed ways.

Information on highlights relating to individual specialisms, special displays and events can be found in the 'Expert Themes' section.

The following members will be playing an active part in the further development of the concept for the show:

Norbert Aumann, Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH
Georg Blome, BIV-OT / Confairmed GmbH
Klaus-Jürgen Lotz, BIV-OT
Matthias Bauche, BIV-OT
Martin Buhl-Wagner, Leipziger Messe GmbH
Klaus Ernst, Leipziger Messe GmbH
Helene von Groote, Leipziger Messe GmbH 
Silvia Dethloff-Kuntze, Bauerfeind AG
Hans-Joachim Hepper, SPRINGER AKTIV AG
Jürgen Jacobs, Basko Orthopädie Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Michael Leitmair, Streifeneder ortho.production GmbH
Walter Michael Leuthe, SPORLASTIC GmbH
René Schiller, ÖSSUR Deutschland GmbH
Alexander Schmitt, Ofa Bamberg GmbH
Christoph Schmitz, medi GmbH & Co. KG
Christoph Thiel, Wilhelm Julius Teufel GmbH
Hendrik Witzel, IdA-Interessenvereinigung Orthopädieschuhtechnik