About the 2017 ISS


Opening of the ISS

The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology Continuing Education Program (RSTCE) announces the 33rd International Seating Symposium (ISS).



Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN United States

Exhibit Hall Hours

The ISS is the leading educational and scientific conference in the field of wheelchair seating and mobility as well as, related technologies. The 33rd ISS expects to host over 2000 national and international attendees representing multiple countries and backgrounds.

The Symposium will include scientific and clinical papers, research forums, in-depth workshops, panel sessions, and anextensive exhibit hall. Presentations will address wheeled mobility and seating challenges, in addition tosolutions for people with disabilities across the lifespan. Conditions such as neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord injury and diseases of the spinal cord, orthopedic disorders,systemic  conditions, obesity, and polytrauma will also be addressed.



Special session at the ISS




The 70,000 square foot exhibit hall will include commercial products and services from North America and abroad.

exhibit hall photo of men looking at new manual wheelchair seat

Attendees with Disabilities

The ISS supports participation by all individuals. Attendees with a special need should notify RSTCE as soon as possible and at least 30 days prior to the ISS in order to arrange for reasonable accommodations.

* The ISS reserves the right to cancel and/or replace sessions including Pre-Symposium Workshops due to insufficient registrations.


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