Reasons to participate in the ISPO 19th World Congress

Five reasons why you should participate in the ISPO 19th World Congress 2023:

Expand your knowledge

You can expect a comprehensive, interdisciplinary programme covering scientific and clinical advances.  Keynote lectures , symposia, instructional courses, free paper and poster presentations are prepared from  21 congress topics  and delivered by renowned professionals from a broad range of disciplines and regions. Simultaneous translation into Spanish will be offered for the majority of the presentations. You can earn continuing education credits.

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Get an overview of the global assistive technology market

You will encounter companies from all over the world presenting their products and services at the international exhibition held in parallel with the World Congress. Covering everything from prosthetics, orthotics and orthopaedic footwear products to machines, modern materials and additive manufacturing, this industry exhibition will offer a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the global assistive technology market. One highlight of the exhibition will be a special area for young, emerging companies. View the preliminary exhibitor list (PDF, 539 kB) for a detailed list of companies that will participate in Guadalajara.

Exhibitors add to the agenda: In addition to the diverse scientific programme, individual exhibitors will offer you the opportunity to participate in practical workshops, focusing on their latest product developments and modern therapy options as well as sales, marketing and organisational consulting.

Be part of the ISPO community, meet leadership and network

Be connected to the ISPO community bringing together the leading experts, professionals and decision-makers worldwide. Meet ISPO’s international leadership, the International Committee, representatives of the National Member Societies, and Government Partners and learn about the latest developments of the Society at the World Assembly.

Furthermore, social events will offer you an opportunity to meet your peers and get to know other professionals within the ISPO community.

Experience the uniqueness of the ISPO World Congress

Every two years, the global prosthetics and orthotics sector meets for the World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) . In keeping with the aim of holding the event in many different parts of the world, the ISPO World Congress moves to a new location around the globe every two years. After South Africa in 2017, Japan in 2019 and a purely virtual edition in 2021, the 19th edition of the global industry gathering will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico. It’s also for the first time in the history of the ISPO, the renowned World Congress will be held in Latin America.

By taking part in this very unique event you are promoting a world in which all people have equal opportunities to fully participate in society.

Explore the attractiveness of Mexico

ISPO International will organise its 19th World Congress right in the geographical centre of the American continents and in collaboration with three ISPO National Member Societies: ISPO Canada, United States and Mexico.

Guadalajara is considered to be the cultural centre of Mexico. The region has given birth to some of Mexico’s most iconic traditions including mariachi music, tequila, and charrería.

Why don’t you take a much-needed break and stay an additional few days to explore what Mexico has to offer? You will discover some of Mexico’s extraordinary culture, have fun, get inspired, and you can even bring your family!

Be a part of the leading 2023 scientific congress in the P&O sector worldwide and the most significant international event in Latin America in the coming years. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with fellow professionals and learn from the leading experts!

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