recoveriX & mindBEAGLE conference 2017

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This conference brings together different ideas, methods, experiences, results, and future visions from researchers, therapists and physicians in the fields of neurorehabilitation and Brain-Computer Interface (BCI).


The rXmB 2017 conference shows state-of-the art research and development of BCI neurotechnology for rehabilitation, assessment and training for patients with stroke or disorders of consciousness.

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Friday, September 22nd, 2017


1:00-1:15 PM | Welcome and Introduction
Christoph Guger, PhD, g.tec medical engineering GmbH/Guger Technologies OG

1:15-2:00 PM | The recoveriX system and validation work
Christoph Guger, PhD, CEO of g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Austria

2:15-3:00 PM | What is the best method to improve hand function in stroke patients? Tetsuo Ota, MD, PhD, Asahikawa Medical University Japan

3:15-4:00 PM | BCI for stroke rehabilitation in Madison
Vivek Prabhakaran, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin, USA

4:15-5:00 PM | recoveriX hardware and software, system demo
Rupert Ortner, DI, Woosang Cho, MSc, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Austria

5:15-6:00 PM | Conventional BCI systems and a new BCI system for stroke rehabilitation
Yasunari Hashimoto, PhD, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan

6:15-7:00 PM | New research results in the field of BCI & FES rehabilitative devices aiming to treat the neurological patients
Prof. Marian Poboroniuc, Technical University of Iasi, Romania

7:30 PM | Dinner

Saturday, September 23nd, 2017


8:00-8:45 | Differences in motor imagery activity between the paretic and non-paretic hands in stroke patients using recoveriX
Jing Jin, PhD, East China University of Science and Technology, China

9:00-9:45 | Rehabilitation with RecoveriX and fMRI Evaluation for Acute Stroke Patients: Clinical Impact and Pitfalls
Kyousuke Kamada, MD, PhD, Asahikawa Medical University Japan

10:00-10:45 | recoveriX flagship gym and franchise gym
Armin Schnürer, MSc, Stefan Schobersberger, g.tec medical engineering GmbH

11:00-11:45 | The mindBEAGLE system and validation work
Christoph Guger, PhD, CEO of Guger Technologies OG, Austria

12:00-12:45 | mindBEAGLE in LIS and DOC patients: Implications for clinical practice
Rossella Spataro, MD, PhD, Centro SLA, University of Palermo

12:45-14:00 | Lunch

14:00-14:45 | BCI after coma: Translating novel technologies from bench to bedside
Jitka Annen, MSc, Coma Science Group, University Hospital of Liège, Belgium

15:00-15:45 | Consciousness emergence assessment and communication trials in sub-acute rehabilitation unit: mindBEAGLE
Frederic Pellas, PhD, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nimes

16:00-16:45 | Necessity of DOC Assessment in the clinical environment
Tim von Oertzen, MD, Kepler Universitätsklinikum Linz, Austria

17:00-17:45 | Measuring the emergence of consciousness over time in comatose patients
Marzia De Lucia, PhD, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nimes, France

18:00-18:45 | mindBEAGLE system demo and testing results
Ren Xu, PhD, Katrin Mayr, DI(FH), Guger Technologies OG, Austria

19:00-19:45 | DOC Assessment at Institut Guttmann
Eloy Opisso, PhD, Institut Guttmann, Barcelona

19:45-20:00 | Closing remarks
Christoph Guger, PhD, Guger Technologies OG


This was the recoveriX & mindBEAGLE conference 2017!