Scientific Program

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16.04.2021
16.04.2021
08:45 - 09:00
Main Hall

Opening

16.04.2021
09:00 - 09:25
Main Hall

Invited Lecture: Pioneers in Vestibular Research

A history of vestibular medicine - promenade through millennia. Soumit Dasgupta (United Kingdom) (09:00 - 09:25)
16.04.2021
09:35 - 10:20
Main Hall

Round Table: Surgical procedure and intra-operative recordings for a Vestibular Implantation

*Moderator : Andrzej Zarowski (Belgium)
Nils Guinand (Switzerland) (09:35 - 10:20)
Manuel Manrique (Spain) (09:35 - 10:20)
Isaura Rodríguez (Spain) (09:35 - 10:20)
16.04.2021
10:20 - 10:30
Main Hall

Coffee Break

16.04.2021
10:30 - 11:30
Main Hall

Plenary Session: Possible alternatives for the VI when patients do not meet the implantation criteria.

*Chairman : Robby Vanspauwen (Belgium)
Vestibular Rehabilitation. Osman Nuri Özgirgin (Turkey) (10:30 - 11:30)
BalanCI. Karen Gordon (Canada) (10:30 - 11:30)
Vibrotactile Stimulation with the Balance Belt. Herman Kingma (The Netherlands) (10:30 - 11:30)
16.04.2021
11:35 - 12:00
Main Hall

Invited Lecture: Otolith Organ Physiology

Human Otolithic Anatomy Ian Curthoys (Australia) (11:35 - 12:00)
Human Otolithic Anatomy Christopher Smith (United States) (11:35 - 12:00)
16.04.2021
12:10 - 13:10
Main Hall

Plenary Session: Vestibular Implants Today.

*Chairman : Maurizio Barbara (Italy)
Vestibular Implant Criteria. Raymond van de Berg (The Netherlands) (12:10 - 13:10)
Bionic\VEST - Otolith Vestibular Implant. Angel Macias Ramos (Spain) (12:10 - 13:10)
Vestibular Disorders in Children (and treatment). Sharon Cushing (Canada) (12:10 - 13:10)
16.04.2021
13:10 - 13:30
Main Hall

Lunch

16.04.2021
13:30 - 14:30
Main Hall

Round Table: Application of the Vestibular Implant what have we learned until now?.

*Moderator : Nicolas Fernandez Perez (Spain)
Chronic otolith vestibular stimulation outcome. Angel Macias Ramos (Spain) (13:30 - 14:30)
Sensory substitution for vestibular rehabilitation. Herman Kingma (The Netherlands) (13:30 - 14:30)
Semicircular canals stimulation results. James O Phillips (United States) (13:30 - 14:30)
16.04.2021
14:35 - 15:35
Main Hall

Round Table: Future expectations of VI research.

*Moderator : Angelica Perez Fornos (Switzerland)
Angel Ramos De Miguel (Spain) (14:35 - 15:35)
Raymond van de Berg (The Netherlands) (14:35 - 15:35)
James O Phillips (United States) (14:35 - 15:35)
16.04.2021
15:35 - 15:40
Main Hall

Coffee Break

16.04.2021
15:40 - 15:55
Main Hall

Closing

Closing Osman Nuri Özgirgin (Turkey) (15:40 - 15:55)