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27th-28th November 2015
Aachen, Germany

GENERAL INFORMATIONBack to top

Date

Friday, November 27th, 2015, 14:00 h – 18:30 h
Saturday, November 28th, 2015, 09:00 h – 16:00 h

Venue

Center for Technology Europaplatz
Dennewartstr. 25-27
52068 Aachen, Germany

Homepage and Online Registration

www.artificial-vision.org

Scientific programme and further information

Prof. Dr. Peter Walter
Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Aachen
RWTH Aachen University, Medical Faculty
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen, Germany
Phone: +49 241 / 808-8191
Fax: +49 241 / 808-2047
E-Mail: pwalter@ukaachen.de

Organization

Congress-Organisation Gerling GmbH
Werftstraße 23
40549 Düsseldorf, Germany
Phone: +49 211 / 592244
Fax: +49 211 / 593560
E-Mail: info@congresse.de
Internet: www.congresse.de

Official language

English

Abstract publication

German Medical Science (website: www.egms.de)


PROGRAM OUTLINEBack to top

The goal of the International Symposium on Visual Prosthetics – Artificial Vision 2015 is to provide a platform for researchers and clinicians to meet, to present, and to discuss latest advances and achievements in the field of providing vision with electronic implants to the blind. The symposium will cover all aspects of Artificial Vision such as


EXPECTED SCHEDULEBack to top

Friday, 27th November 2015

13:00 - 14:00

Come together reception

14:00

Opening of the congress

14:30

Session 1 – Mechanisms of degeneration in the visual system

16:00

Session 2 – Principles of electrical stimulation in the visual system

17:30

Session 3 – Interfaces to the visual system – electrodes

18:30

End of day 1

20:00

Congress Dinner

Saturday, 28th November 2015

9:30

Session 4 - System Design and Fabrication

11:00

Session 5 - Preclinical Studies, Biocompatibility, Surgery

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Session 6 - Clinical Experiences

15:00

Session 7 - Outlook and New Projects

16:00

Fairwell reception


YOUR WAY TO AACHENBack to top

International Airports. High Speed Train System (more or less)

From Frankfurt. Take the ICE High Speed train from Frankfurt Airport Station to Cologne Main Station (approx. 1 h) and continue to Aachen Main Station (approx. 45 – 60 min).

From Düsseldorf. Take the train from Düsseldorf Airport Station to Aachen Main Station (approx. 1.5 h).

From Cologne. Take the train from Cologne Airport Station to Cologne Main Station (approx. 15 min) and than continue to Aachen Main Station (approx. 45 – 60 min).

From Aachen Main Station take a taxi to Technologiezentrum at Europaplatz

By car

From Frankfurt Airport you can drive highway A3 to Cologne and then change to A4 direction to Aachen. At AK Aachen please change to A544 direction Aachen Europaplatz (approx. 3 h).

From Düsseldorf Airport. A52 Z A61 Z A44. Then A544 direction Europaplatz (approx. 95 km, 1.5 1/2 h).

From Cologne Airport. Take the A59, then change to A599 followed by A4 towards Aachen. Then A544 direction Europaplatz. (approx. 82 km, 1.2 h)

Your way to Aachen

Meeting address

Technologiezentrum Europaplatz. Dennewartstr. 25-27. 52068 Aachen, Germany.


THE MEETING VENUEBack to top

The Meeting Venue – Technologiezentrum Center for Technology, Aachen Europaplatz

The Meeting Venue – Technologiezentrum Center for Technology, Aachen Europaplatz The Europaplatz is one of the central traffic spots in Aachen. It is the endpoint of highway A544 leading the highway A4 from Cologne/Frankfurt and the highway A44 from Düsseldorf to the city center of Aachen. The Technologiezentrum is located just at the edge of this circle. Several hotels and the Aachen city center with the famous cathedral dating back from the 8th century and the city hall are nearby as well as many restaurants and other spots. Aachen is the city of RWTH Aachen University, a technical university with a strong focus on engineering, natural sciences, and medicine. RWTH Aachen shares a strong cooperation with the Research Center Jülich, one of the national Research Centers of the Helmholtz Group. Aachen is also known for non-scientific activities and aspects. Among them horse sports is important. Aachen hosts the CHIO, the maybe most important annual equestrian festival. Aachen is located in the most western corner of Germany very close to the Netherlands and to Belgium making life in this corner of Germany very international and open. Important transnational cooperations are located in this area and Aachen has therefore also a very strong focus on Europe and the advancement of its integration. The Center for Technology hosts several companies and agencies working on the further development of this region. It also hosts the conference center where our meeting will take place.