Invitation Letter
Dear Members, Health Professionals Working in the Field of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Company Officials and Students,
We are honored to invite you to the "XI. INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS" to organize on 19-21 October 2023 in Nâzım Hikmet Cultural Center, Ankara. We believe that this congress, which we have shaped to realize the centennial of Republic of Türkiye, consists of sessions with high scientific content, innovative topics and important discussions. It will be possible for our congress to be a meeting that will leave a mark in the minds of the participants, with your support and contributions. Aims of the Türkiye Scientific Association of Prosthetics Orthotics founded in 1998 in Ankara are to organize educational and scientific activities such as congress, symposium, course; to share scientific and technological developments with its members; to reflect these developments to patients; to ensure optimum use of prosthetics and orthotic resources; to cooperate with national and international organizations in the field of prosthetics and orthotics; to discuss the problems encountered; to provide information exchange between physicians, physiotherapists, engineers, prosthetist-orthotists, and orthopedic prosthesis-orthotics technicians working in this field, and to perform prosthetics-orthotic rehabilitation in developed countries standard. Considering the needs of the era and clinical needs, it is known that advances in the field of prosthetics and orthotics are inevitable. It is essential for professionals working in the field of prosthetics-orthotics and rehabilitation to follow and implement developments in order to continuously improve the function, independence and general well-being of people with disabilities. For this reason, this congress is planned to increase cooperation in the field of prosthetics and orthotics, improve communication between professionals, provide an environment that can pave the way for joint studies, and improve the production capacity and quality of prosthetics and orthotics. The theme of our congress, in the light of the centennial of Republic of Türkiye, targets the developments in the field of prosthetics-orthotics and rehabilitation from tradition to the future and approaches that include the possible future of this field. In the developing and changing world, the needs of prosthetics and orthotics beneficiaries are also diversifying and becoming more complex. Therefore, we aim to bring together researchers, clinicians and all health professionals in the field of prosthetics and orthotics to share their experiences in our congress. All presentations for the panels, conferences, sessions, workshops and abstracts that will take place in our congress will be published in the e-book to be created on our website as summary text and full text upon request. Our congress meets the criteria for associate professorship. We will be honored to be with you at the "XI. INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS", where we aim to bring together the rehabilitation team working in the field of prosthetics and orthotics, to strengthen the social partnerships as well as scientific exchanges. Yours sincerely,
Prof. Dr. Fatih Erbahçeci
President of the Türkiye Scientific Association of Prosthetics Orthotics
Congress Chair
Important Dates

19-21 OCTOBER
2023

CONGRESS DATE

OCTOBER 8
2023

DEADLINE OF ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

OCTOBER 9
2023

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR EARLY REGISTRATION

30 OCTOBER
2023

DEADLINE FOR FULL TEXT SUBMISSION

Time Remaining to Congress