Invited Speakers

  • Plenary Session
  • Parallel Session

Plenary Session 1

Rehabilitation Robot for Disabled

  • Robotic Assisted Training in Neurorehabilitation Alberto Esquenazi MossRehab and Einstein Healthcare Network USA
  • State of the Art: Wearable Robot for Enhancing Gait Yun-Hee Kim Samsung Medical Center Korea

Plenary Session 2

Sarcopenia in Rehabilitation

  • The Role of Nutrition in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Sarcopenia Jean Woo The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
  • Can Exercise Change the Course of Sarcopenia? Walter R. Frontera President, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine USA

Plenary Session 3

Rehabilitation 2030: A Call for Action

  • Rehabilitation : the 21st Health Strategy for Functioning Pauline Kleinitz World Health Organization Switzerland

Parallel Session 1

Non-invasive Neuromoduation in Rehabilitation

  • Paired Vagal Neuromodulation and Upper Limb Rehabilitation in Chronic Stroke Recovery Gerard E. Francisco University of Texas Health Science Center USA
  • Neuromodulation for Cognitive Impairment Myoung-Hwan Ko Chonbuk National University Hospital Korea
  • Neuromodulation for Motor Impairment Masahiro Abo The Jikei University School of Medicine Japan

Parallel Session 2

From Diagnosis to Treatment of Entrapment Neuropathy

  • Inching Technique for the Assessment of Entrapment Neuropathies Jun Kimura University of IOWA Hospitals & Clinics Japan
  • Perineural Injection with 5% Dextrose and PRP for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Novel Treatment Yung-Tsan Wu National Defense Medical Center Taiwan

Parallel Session 3

Pediatric Rehabilitation

  • Early Identification and Intervention in Cerebral Palsy Eun Sook Park Severance Hospital Korea
  • Single Event Multi-Level Chemoneurolysis (SEMLC) –Botulinum Toxin and Beyond Heakyung Kim Columbia University Medical Center USA
  • Rehabilitation Management for Survivors of Thalidomide Embryopathy Nobuhiko Haga The University of Tokyo Hospital Japan

Parallel Session 4

Emerging Issues in Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Post-traumatic Headaches: Natural History, Evaluation and Management Thomas Watanabe MossRehab USA

Parallel Session 5

Technology and Rehabilitation

  • Brain–machine Interfaces for Rehabilitation of Poststroke Hemiplegia Junich Ushiba Keio University Japan
  • BCI-Based Strategies on Stroke Rehabilitation with Avatar and FES Feedback Jing Jin East China University of Science and Technology China
  • Telerehabilitation: Future Challenges Nam-Jong Paik Seoul National University Bundang Hospital Korea

Parallel Session 6

New Trend of Cancer Rehabilitation

  • Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation in Women Following Breast Cancer Treatment Fary Khan Royal Melbourne Hospital Australia
  • The Front Line of Cancer Rehabilitation in Japan: Current Status and Future Issues Tetsuya Tsuji Keio University School of Medicine Japan
  • Mobile Health (mHealth) Application for Cancer Survivors Ji Hye Hwang Samsung Medical Center Korea

Parallel Session 7

Ultrasound Guided Intervention

  • Ultrasound Guided Intervention for Spinal lesion Levent Ozcakar Hacettepe University Turkey
  • Ultrasound-guided Intervention for Upper Limb Gi-Young Park Daegu Catholic University Hospital Korea
  • Ultrasound-guided Intervention for Lower Limb Tyng-Guey Wang National Taiwan University Taiwan

Parallel Session 8

Update on Stroke Rehabilitation

  • Hi or Low Tech in Stroke Rehabilitation Leonard Li The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
  • Optimal Phase for Poststroke Upper Limb Spasticity: Early vs Late Witsanu Kumthornthip Mahidol University Thailand
  • The Balance Control in Stroke Rehabilitation Bijan Forogh Iran University of Medical Sciences Iran

Parallel Session 9

Critical Care Rehabilitation

  • Noninvasive Respiratory Management of Ventilatory Pump Failure John Robert Bach Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School USA
  • The Effectiveness and Safety of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program in the Intensive Care Unit Willy Chou Chia Li Chi Mei Hospital Taiwan
  • How to Expand the Scope of Rehabilitation in ICU Hyung-Ik Shin Seoul National University Hospital Korea

Parallel Session 10

Update on Management of Spinal Pain

  • Peripheral and Central Mechnisms of Spinal Pain Reynaldo R. Rey-Matias Asian Oceanian Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Philippines
  • Interventional Management of Chronic Spinal Pain Sang-Heon Lee Korea University Hospital Korea
  • Advanced Pain Interventions for Spinal Stenosis Areerat Suputtitada Chulalongkorn University Thailand

Parallel Session 11

New Technology for Dysphagia

  • Dynamic CT for Dysphagia Evaluation Eiichi Saitoh Fujita Health University Japan
  • rTMS for Dysphagia Treatment Jin-Woo Park Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital Korea
  • Application of tDCS in Post-stroke Dysphagia Dongyu Wu Wnagjing Hospital of China China

Parallel Session 12

Disaster Rehabilitation

  • Developing Mental Resilience in Medical Rehabilitation: A Priority in a Climate Changed World Filipinas G. Ganchoon Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Philippines
  • The Role of Rehabilitation Professionals When Faced with a Disaster Meigen Liu Keio University School of Medicine Japan
  • Chinese Experience in Long-term Rehabilitation from Earthquake – 20 years Follow-up Jianan Li Nanjing Medical University China

Parallel Session 13

Regeneration Medicine in Rehabilitation

  • Novel Technologies for Functional Restoration after Spinal Cord Injury Jung Keun Hyun Dankook University Hospital Korea
  • Rehabilitation and Regeneration of Peripheral Nerve Injury Ryosuke Ikeguchi Kyoto University Hospital Japan

Parallel Session 14 - Special Session

Leadership and Future of Asia-Oceania Rehabilitation

  • Indonesian PMR facing Social Economical Cultural Geographical Challenges Angela Tulaar University of Indonesia Indonesia
  • International Cooperation for Research in Asian Countries Masami Akai International University of Health and Welfare Japan
  • National Thai FLS Sukajan Pongprapai Prince of Songkla University Thailand
  • The Changing Landscape of Australasian Rehabilitation Services and Benchmarking Outcomes John Olver Epworth HealthCare Australia
  • Echo-guided Injection for Joint Deformity and Contracture Simon Fuk Tan Tang Chang Gung University Taiwan
  • Factors for the Development of Rehabilitation Medicine in Korean History Tai Ryoon Han Seoul National University Korea
  • What is the Key Issue to Develop PRM in AOSPRM Changil Park Yonsei University Korea
  • New Challenge and Opportunity for Rehabilitation Medicine in 5G era Jianan Li Nanjing Medical University China

Parallel Session 15

Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

  • Pain Types and Taxonomies following Spinal Cord Injuries Hyun-Yoon Ko Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital Korea
  • Management of Neuropathic Pain after SCI: Review of Practice Guideline Nan Liu Peking University Third Hospital China
  • Developing Innovative Approaches to Tackling the Debilitating Problem of Chronic Pain following SCI James Middleton The University of Sydney Australia