IROS 2014 Workshop on Rehabilitation
and Assistive Robotics: Bridging the Gap Between Clinicians and
afternoon session of the workshop will be held at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago,
a hospital located 2.5 km (1.5 miles) from the conference venue. Transit instructions are at the bottom of this page. It is
easily accessible via walking, bus, subway or taxi.
Morning Session: At the Palmer House
8:30 - 8:40 Welcome
8:40 - 9:10 Invited Talk: Benjamin Kuipers, PhD
Making a Useful Intelligent Assistive Robot
9:10 - 9:35 Contributed Session: Exoskeletons, Prosthetics & Orthotics
9:35 - 10:00 Contributed Session: Shared Control
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break & Poster Session
10:30 - 10:55 Contributed Session: Human-Robot Interaction
10:55 - 11:10 Contributed Session: Interfaces
11:10 - 11:30 Contributed Session: Smart Wheelchairs
11:30 - 12:00 Poster Session & Video Session
Afternoon Session: At the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC)
Magnuson Auditorim, 16th floor
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break, relocate to RIC
13:30 - 14:00 Invited Talk: Yasin Dhahar, PhD
Exploring the Basic Neuromuscular Impairments Post Stroke:
14:00 - 14:30 Invited Talk: Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD
Translational Pathways for Rehabilitation Technologies
14:30 - 15:00 Invited Talk: Jessica Presperin Pedersen, MBA, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Collaboration Between the Clinician and Non-clinical Researcher:
Wheelchairs and Robotics What We Need to Know
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:30 Panel Discussion with RIC Users of Assistive Technologies
16:30 - 18:00 Lab tours at RIC
Getting to RIC
Walking directions (30 minutes):
By bus (20-25 minutes with walking):
Walk 1 block north on Wabash Ave to Madison St. Catch either of the 66
or 157 bus lines heading east. Exit at the "Fairbanks & Huron" stop.
Walk 1/2 block east on Huron. RIC is located on this block, on the left.
Walk 1/2 block east on Monroe St to Michigan Ave. Catch any of the 3, 26
or 143 bus lines heading north. Exit at the "Michigan & Huron" stop.
Walk 2.5 blocks east on Huron. RIC is locate on the block after
Fairbanks Ct, on the left.
For live bus tracking and trip planning, visit: www.transitchicago.com
By subway (15 minutes with walking):
Catch the red line at the "Monroe" stop (located at Monroe St & State
St) heading in the direction "Howard". Exit at the "Chicago" stop
(located at Chicago Ave & State St). Walk 1 km (0.6 miles) east on
Chicago Ave. Turn south (right) on Fairbanks Ct, then east (left) on
Superior St. RIC is located on this block, on the right.
For live subway tracking and trip planning, visit: www.transitchicago.com
By taxi (10 minutes):
The cost should be around $10.