Welcome to the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS) Website


The Mission of IFESS,

is to promote the research, application, and understanding of electrical stimulation as it is utilized in the field of medicine through meetings, tutorials, publications, and the exchange of information.  On this site you will find information on our annual conferences, Membership information, ordering information for our DVDROM Proceedings, as well as Consumer and Provider educational material related to the medical application of electrical stimulation.  We hope you find the information here both informative and pleasing.  If you have any questions or comments we would love to hear from you.

IFESS 2017

The IFESS joins Rehabweek 2017 in London, UK, 17-20 July 2017

The IFESS Society has the pleasure to announce the 21. Annual IFESS Conference at the RehabWeek 2017 in London, UK. For the first time the IFESS joins together with three complementary societies in the field of Neurorehabilitation and a common focus on advanced rehabilitation technologies, translation and clinical delivery. This joint effort brings together practitioners, clinicians, researchers, engineers and the related industries with the goal to interchange experience and expertise. The participating conferences are:

  • International Neurorehabilitation Symposium (INRS), organized by the International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology (IISART)
  • International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), organized by the International Consortium on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR)
  • Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS)
  • Annual Meeting of the British Society for Rehabilitation Medicine (BSRM)

During four days we will organize joint keynotes, workshops, poster sessions and round-tables. In four conference tracks, all open to all participants, IFESS will offer you a platform for FES knowledge exchange and dissemination to a broader audience. Specific calls for workshops, oral, and poster presentations will be announced soon. More infos will become available here and on the RehabWeek website: www.rehabweek.org
Please save the date and join us at the Queen Elizabeth II centre in the heart of London, UK.


PDF icon RehabWeek 2017 Annoncement.pdf133.43 KB

IFESS Newsletter February 2017

The IFESS board is very happy to publish the 4th "IFESS Newsletter“ (see below). We aim at sharing important information from the IFESS society with you on regular basis and also at providing a space where each member can communicate important news or information to our community. Welcome on board and enjoy!

christine.azevedo [at] inria.fr


Latest Newsletter: IFESS_NEWSLETTER04_FEB2017.pdf

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Previous Newsletters can be found in the Newsletter Archive

IFESS Conference Proceedings are now online

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