What is otword?
Join the progress! OTWorld is the sector's largest and most important meeting place in the world. With its unique combination of trade show and congress, it stands for inter-professional interchange at the heart of a global growth market.
OTWorld event review
Innovative, practically oriented and more international than ever – such was this years OTWorld, held from 3 to 6 May 2016. 21,300 visitors from 86 countries came to the Leipzig Fair and Exhibition Centre, in order to get information about the developments and innovations in orthopaedic aids and treatments, as well as to discuss issues relating to quality of care. The worlds largest meeting place for the sector, with 542 exhibitors and 330 speakers from all over the globe, set standards for prosthetics, orthotics, orthopaedic footwear technology, technical rehabilitation and the retail trade of the future.
The next 8OTWorld will be held from 15 to 18 May 2018 in Leipzig. The chair of the Programme Steering Committee will be taken over by Prof. Dr. Volker Bühren, Senior Consultant for Trauma Surgery and Sports Orthopaedics at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Medical Center and Medical Director for Reconstructive Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics at the BG Unfallklinik Murnau.
OTWorld combines high-quality international professional development opportunities with the sector's leading trade fair worldwide. Specialists from over 90 countries come to Leipzig.
Every two years prosthetists and orthotists, orthopaedic footwear technicians, rehabilitation technicians, podologists, specialist retailers, doctors and therapists all come to gather information about strategies for growth and product innovations.
What is the OTWorld Congress?
OTWorld is run by national and international partners from industry and science, also including service providers, all of whom work together, just as the different disciplines within the rehabilitation team work closely together in the care of their patients. Business first: with its clear focus, OTWorld is the global number 1 platform for effectively sharing knowledge and quite specifically for concluding business deals there and then. OTWorld offers a wide variety of choice amongst current trends, growth strategies and product innovations for orthotists and prosthetists, orthopaedic shoe technicians, podiatrists and chiropodists, rehabilitation technicians, therapists and doctors, as well as for engineers and funding organisations.
May 15 - 18, 2018
We are in leipzig waiting for you,
looking forward to meeting you.