2015 i-rot symposium  
Who Should Attend?
Orthopaedic Surgeons
Rehabilitation Physicians
Biomedical Engineers
Allied Health Professionals
Rehabilitation Therapists
Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Nurses
Regional Leaders
Funding agents- governmental / venture capitalists
Industries CEO, scientific directors
Government officials in related discipline
1. The first ever platform created to BRIDGING the gap between orthopaedic surgeon and other professional groups in rehabilitation
2. The first ever platform to facilitate the exchanges amongst professional groups and industries
1. To launch a CONSORTIUM in ORT to maintain the momentum
2. To facilitate the groups of collaborators to continue the development of incubator projects
3. To maintain a dedicated web site for communication
Date : 9 October 2015 (Fri)
Time: 09:00 – 15:40
Venue : Kai Chong Tong & Seminar 1-3, Post-graduate Education Centre,
  Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., HKSAR
Time Topics Speaker
09:00-09:10 Symposium Introduction Prof. KM Chan , Prof Jack Cheng
09:10-09:40 Plenary Keynote Lecture :
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Technology: Helping Individuals Continue to Live Independently in the Community
Prof. Geoff FERNIE (University of Toronto)
Session 1 : How to Achieve a B-t-B Translation in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Moderator: Prof Savio Woo, Prof KM Chan and Prof Jack Cheng  
09:40-09:50 A New Era Of Technology Trend In Advancing Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Prof KM Chan (CUHK)
09:50-10:00 How To Achieve A Successful Translation Research In Universities? Prof. CK Cheng
(National Yang-Ming University, Taipei)
10:00-10:10 Introduction to Translational Medicine Platform in Shenzhen – SIAT experience Prof. Ling Qin (CUHK)
10:10-10:20 Applying Biomedical Engineering to Orthopedic Rehabilitation – Examples in Deep Pressure Ulcers Prof. Arthur Mak(CUHK)
10:20-10:35 Panel Discussion All
10:35-10:40 Evaluation of Use of Prosthetics, Mobility, and Quality of Life in Young and Adult Unilateral Above Knee after 7 years of 2008 Sichuan Earthquake Ms. Sze-ying Chan (CUHK)
10:40-10:45 Evaluation of Mobility, Prosthesis Use and Quality of Life in Young and Adult Bilateral Lower Limb Amputees 7 years after the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake Ms. Jade WS Li (CUHK)
10:45-11:00 Tea Break  
Session 2: Exoskeleton / Powered Orthosis – The next generation of technology-orientated rehabilitation?
Moderator: Prof Wei-Hsin Liao and Prof Arthur Mak  
11:00-11:10 The Story of “Hand of Hope”: Exoskeleton of Hand Robot Prof. Raymond Tong (CUHK)
11:10-11:20 Wearable Robots for Paralyzed Patients Prof. Wei-Hsin Liao (CUHK)
11:20-11:30 Clinical Application Of The Robot Assisted Mobility Mr Alfred Li (Private Practice Physiotherapist)
11:30-11:45 Panel Discussion Prof. Wei-Hsin Liao (CUHK)
Session 3: 3D Printing in Orthopedic rehabilitation (Demand , Design , Development)
Moderator: Dr SW Law and Dr Anthony Kwok  
11:45-12:05 Invited Lecture (Recorded):
Application of 3D Technology in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Prof. Ke-rong Dai
(Shanghai Jiao Tong University & Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital)
12:05-12:15 Application of CADCAM in Foot Orthotics Ms. Peggy Chan (Kowloon Hospital)
12:15-12:25 3D Printing – Application In Medical Field Mr. Bryan So (HKPC)
12:25-12:35 3D Printing In Orthopedic Rehabilitation – Demand And Limitation Mr. Tse Chi Yung
(Centre for Orthopaedic Surgery)
12:35-12:45 Enable The Future: Open Hand Project - An Experience and Challenge in Hong Kong Mr. Mike Li (Hong Kong Maker Club)
12:45-13:00 Panel Discussion All
13:00-13:40 Lunch
Session 4: New Dimension of Work Rehabilitation and Work Disability Prevention - Simulation Rehabilitation
Moderator: Prof LK Hung, Dr Grace Szeto and Dr Dan Tang  
13:40-13:50 Multi-disciplinary Orthopaedics Rehabilitation Empowerment (MORE) program – A new standard of care for injured workers in Hong Kong Dr SW Law (PWH)
13:50-14:00 Filling the Gap of Work rehabilitation – Driving Stimulator in the Rehabilitation of Injured Professional Drivers Dr Andy Cheng (PolyU)
14:00-14:10 Ergonomics Assessment and Management of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Dr Grace Szeto (PolyU)
14:10-14:25 Panel Discussion All
AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Conducted In English and/or Chinese)
Session 5 : Dynamic Rehabilitation Technology - Personalized and Cost-Effective Devices
Moderator: Prof KM Chan & Dr Bin Cai Venue: Kai Chong Tong
14:25-14:30 Introduction to Digital Orthopaedics Foundation Ms. Huiying Hu (DOF)
14:30-14:40 A Portable Motion Capture System and its Clinical Application Dr Shao Bai Wang (Shanghai Innomotion Inc)
14:40-14:50 Marker-Based 3D Motion Analysis – A Movement Screening Task for ACL Injury Risk Dr Kam-Ming Mok (CUHK)
14:50-13:00 Design and Application of Personalized Navigation Template in Orthopaedics Prof. YZ Zhang (DOF)
15:00-15:10 Control of the Lateral Abdominal Muscles during Walking Prof. Hai HU
(Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital)
15:10-15:20 Intelligent Exoskeleton Robot In Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Applications Mr. Jenssen Chang (Gaitech)
15:20-15:30 Clinical Transformation of Digital Orthopaedics and 3D Printing Technology in the Field of Orthopaedics and Orthotics Prof Jinwu Wang (DOF)
15:30-15:40 Panel Discussion All
Session 6: Latest Development in Wheelchair Technology
Moderator: Dr SW Law Venue: Seminar Room 2-3
14:30-14:40 Wheelchair Adapting to Benefit Social Life of Patients of Patients Dr Dan Tang
14:40-14:50 Application of Mobility Technology in Community Mr. Walter Poon (SAHK)
14:50-15:00 Introducing the B-Free Chair: The First Robot-like Wheelchair that Can Climb Stairs Mr. Chin-Shun Yip (WheelchairPro)
15:00-15:10 New Generation Two-Wheels Balancing Wheelchair Mr. Arnold Wu
(Single Person Transport Design (SPTD) Ltd)
15:10-15:20 Power Wheelchair Simulation - WheelSim

Mr. Victor Yeung
(Otto Bock Asia Pacific Limited)

15:20-15:40 Panel Discussion



More demonstration and display sessions will be held in the afternoon breakout session

  Symposium chairman:
  Prof. KM Chan
  Scientific Committee Members:
  Prof. Jack Cheng, Prof. LK Hung, Prof. Arthur Mak, Prof. Raymond Tong, Prof. Wei-Hsin Liao,
Dr. Bobby Ng, Dr. SW Law, Dr. Anthony Kwok

Symposium Organizing Members:

  SW Law, Anthony Kwok, Poyee TONG, Christy LAM, Kam HO
  Contact Us
  For any further information, please contact:
  Dr Anthony Kwok <anthonykwok@cuhk.edu.hk>
  Miss Christy Lam <christylam@ort.cuhk.edu.hk>
  Miss Poyee Tong <poyee@ort.cuhk.edu.hk>