Vista 2013 Wheelchair © • Sean Tweedy
The VISTA 2013 scientific programme is built up around keynote addresses, invited symposia, oral presentations and poster sessions.
We invite you to contribute to the success of VISTA 2013 by submitting your presentation for one of the free presentation sessions or poster sessions.
The VISTA 2013 Opening Ceremony will be held on 1 May at 17:00 at Bonn's Maritim Hotel.
The keynote addresses will be delivered by leading experts and are centred on “Equipment and Technology in Paralympic Sports.”
Using technology and equipment fairly: The balance between access, competitive edge and the philosophy of sport
Ivo Van Hilvoorde is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and a lecturer at the Windeseheim School of Human Movement & Sport in Zwolle, Netherlands.
Paralympic sporting equipment: Performance enhancement or necessary for performance?
Brendan Burkett is a member of the IPC Sports Science Committee and Professor in Biomechanics at the Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering of the University of the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Australia .
Products for grassroots sports development: A case study of the Motivation court sport wheelchair for low-income countries
Chris Rushman is a senior technical specialist for Motivation UK, in Britol
Equipment and Technology: From products for grass roots development to high-tech applications: Products for high-tech applications – from product development to individual athlete support - and back
Simone Oehler is head of the Testing Department at Ottobock, Duderstadt, Germany
Chaired and moderated by a member of the IPC Sports Science Committee or a professional expert, expert speakers have been invited by the IPC to address particular themes and exchange views in interaction with the audience.
Equipment and technology developments in winter sports
Chair/moderator: Prof. Brendan Burkett
Presented by: Laura Gastaldi, Sylvana Mestre, Vesa Linnamo
Technology and equipment in relationship to Paralympic classification
Chair/ moderator: Prof. Yves Vanlandewijck
Presented by: Dr. Sean Tweedy and Dr. David Howe
Cycling covering equipment and technology development in tricycles, handcycles and tandem cycling
Chair/Moderator: Dr. Thomas Abel
Presented by: Prof. Dr. Karine Jacon Sarro, Dr. Claudio Perret, Dr. Oliver Heine, and Dr. Vicky Goosey-Tolfrey
Chair/Moderator: Dr. Walter Thompson
Presented by: Dr. David McDonagh, Dr. Wayne Derman and Dr. Julia Alleyne
Technology in sport counselling
Chair/ Moderator: Dr. Osnat Douer-Fliess
Presented by: Dr. Randall L Wilber, Dr. Richardo Barros, and Dr. Marco Cardinale
“The Techno Team” of athlete – coach - technology
Chair/ Moderator: Dr. Brendan Burkett
Presented by: Dr. Laura Gastaldi, Sylvana Mestre and Prof. Vesa Linnamo
Meeting the industry
Chair/Moderator: Dr. Peter Van de Vliet
Presented by: TBA
Free Communications - Posters
We welcome your own contribution to the success of the Conference by means of an oral presentation or poster submission. Guidelines for submission can be found under guidelines for submission of abstracts.
All submission will be subject of a review process with a final decision on presentation format by the VISTA 2013 Scientific Committee.
All presentations will be in English. Authors should decline from oral presentation if not comfortable in addressing an audience in the English language. Translation services will not be available.
|Wednesday 1 May||Thursday 2 May||Friday 3 May||Saturday 4 May|
|Free||08:30 -18:30 Scientific Programme (keynote, symposia, free communications, poster)||08:30 -18:30 Scientific Programme (keynote, symposia, free communications, poster)||08:30 -18:30 Scientific Programme (keynote, symposia, free communications, poster)|
|17:00-20:00 Opening Ceremony||Free evening||Free evening||Free evening|