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What is the IFESS Conference?

IFESS, the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, is the premier society for neural interfaces and neurorehabilitation. The 2012 annual conference of the society will be held on September 9-12, in Banff, Alberta, located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. The conference features an exciting program that combines rich accomplishments with new breakthroughs and directions, all intermingled with breathtaking scenery. Come to Banff ready to interact with the scientific, clinical and industrial leaders in the field and be prepared to celebrate your latest findings. Keep an eye out for the trainee and early career investigator travel awards.

IFESS 2012 Album

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Awards Available

IFESS Travel AwardTravel and other awards for early career investigators and trainees are available now. Click here for more information

Welcome from the Chairs

On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to welcome you to Banff, Alberta, Canada for the IFESS 2012 Conference. Come join your colleagues in an exciting program of interactive plenary sessions, keynote addresses, and scientific podium and poster sessions. Come also meet your clinical, industrial and consumer partners, discuss new ideas and form new collaborations.

While at the Banff Center, the venue for IFESS 2012, take part of the exceptional music and art programs, and join some of the most memorable outdoor experiences. Enjoy the local culture and cuisine, and make sure you indulge yourself in the majestic Canadian Rockies surrounding your everywhere you look. Make sure IFESS 2012 (September 9-12) is already engraved in your calendars and be prepared for a highly stimulating scientific program and awe-inspiring outdoor experiences.

We look forward to welcoming you in Banff!


Vivian K Mushahwar, PhD and Milos Popovic, PhD
Conference co-Chairs