Attendees of the International Seating Symposium, an educational conference focusing on seating and mobility and other related assistive technologies, are invited to submit quality abstracts to be considered for conference courses.

The Call for Papers for the 37th annual conference, scheduled for March 18-20, 2021, is now open and and will close on Sunday, July 12. The theme for the 2021 conference is “Showing Our Value.”

To maintain the high quality of presentations at the symposium and to encourage innovative discussion and advancement of the field, proposals will be evaluated and scored for:

  • Innovation: new topics that have not been presented at prior/other conferences
  • Evidence-based
  • Quality of references

The ISS seeks course content for the following sessions:

  • 1 Hour Conference Presentation
  • 15 Minute Paper Session
  • Poster
  • 4 Hour Preconference Presentation
  • 8 Hour Preconference Presentation

Courses related to the following, or other relevant AT areas will be reviewed for content:

  • Pediatric Seating and Mobility
  • Adult Seating and Mobility
  • Manual Wheelchairs
  • Powered Wheelchairs
  • Information Communication Technology (Smart Apps, Home Automation)
  • Service Delivery and Operations Management
  • Funding/Policy
  • Transportation
  • Home Modifications

Learn more and submit your abstract here.

[Source: International Seating Symposium]