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Wearable Robotics Symposium 2019

Welcome to the International Symposium on Wearable Robotics (WeRob2019)

Dear Colleagues:

We invite you to join us for the 2019 International Symposium on Wearable Robotics (WeRob2019). This year, we will focus on the integration of wearable robotics in rehabilitation technology, wearable robotics for health and wellness in aging and the future of workplace: maximizing performance and safety through wearable robotics. As in the previous meetings, researchers and innovators from all around the world will discuss novel approaches, challenges and potential opportunities for robotic technologies to be used in rehabilitation.

There will be interactive workshops with engineers, clinicians and end-users to promote collaboration among different disciplines. A product theater will be demonstrating the latest in wearable exoskeletons robots.

We look forward to welcoming you to Houston, home of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann, one of the leading rehabilitation facilities in the world.


Co-chairs, WeRob2019

Gerard E. Francisco, MD

Francisco WeRobChief Medical Officer and Director of NeuroRecovery Research Center
TIRR Memorial Hermann; Chair & Professor of PM&R
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) McGovern Medical School

Marcie K. O'Malley, PhD

Marcie O'MalleyStanley C. Moore Professor of Mechanical Engineering of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and of Computer Science Director of the Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Lab Special Advisor to the Provost on Education and Research Initiatives for Collaborative Health (ENRICH) Rice University, Houston, TX, USA


Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, PhD

Jose Contreras VidalDirector, Neural Rehabilitation Group
Cajal Institute


José L. Pons, PhD

Jose Luis PonsDirector, Neural Rehabilitation Group
Cajal Institute
Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)
Madrid, Spain