FORUM at OST: Innovations from educational institutions, service providers and producers

September 7, 2022

First-hand information about innovations: In the FORUM at the 6th ORTHOPĘDIE SCHUH TECHNIK fair in Cologne on October 14-15, 2022, specialist lectures by important suppliers from the industry will take place. All events in the FORUM are freely available to visitors to the fair and allow experts to present their new products directly.

Both on Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 10:55 the locations of the Orthopedic Footwear Technology Competence Center (KomZet OST) will present their current projects. On Friday, KomZet OST Hannover will present a project of training and further education in the field of orthopedic footwear technology after the apprentice exam. Langen Localization presents the new Moodle learning platform that is currently being developed for a variety of learning opportunities in the industry.

On Saturday, the question is how KomZet OST together with BiFo eV can accelerate research and integrate the results into further education and training. In addition, a standardized insole delivery process was presented, which was developed jointly with Studiengemeinschaft Orthopädieschuhtechnik Hannover eV, BfO Hannover and ARGE PG 08.

How is patient care organized at the master school in Landshut? Principal Peter Weiss gives you an insight into this. Everyone who would like to learn more about the technical orthopedics course at the Münster University of Applied Sciences and its activities is in the right place for a lecture by prof. Klaus Peikenkamp on Friday at 11:00 at the FORUM.

New publication: Compendium “Quality standards for feet and shoes”

Dr. Hartmut Stinus and OSM Michael Möller will present the new compendium “Quality standards in the area of ​​feet and shoes – indications, recipes and care concepts” on Saturday at In it, both authors, together with their expert colleagues, gathered the available knowledge about the best care for the most common foot problems, structured it and processed it in a practice-oriented way.

In addition to educational institutions, industrial companies and service providers will present their innovations at the FORUM. Whether production methods, invoicing, production or measurement: digitization is advancing rapidly in orthopedic footwear technology these days, as many presentations show.

Program at the FORUM:

Friday, October 14, 2022

10:00 – 10:55
KomZet OST
Presentation of KomZet OST and current projects:

  1. Training and further education in the field of orthopedic footwear technology after the apprentice exam
  2. New e-learning platform for orthopedic footwear technology.

dr Annette Kerkhoff, KomZet OST

11:00 – 11:25
Building a teaching and research network in the Technical Orthopedics course at the Münster University of Applied Sciences

prof. Klaus Peikenkamp, ​​Münster University of Applied Sciences

11:30 – 11:55
3D printing and 3D scanning in orthopedic footwear technology – a successful introduction for small and medium-sized companies

Volker Junior, Phoenix

12:00 – 12:25
Why 3D printing will revolutionize the island industry – SOLE in PodoPrinter

Stephan Schürman, PodoPrinter

12.30 – 12.55
The importance of professional support, with fully digital matching, in the area of ​​individual delivery of insoles, the latest production and construction of footwear in orthopedic footwear technology

Rick Broshuis, PLT Products BV

13:00 – 13:25
Patient care at Meisterkus at the Landshut Master School

Peter Weiß, HWK Niederbayern

13.30 – 13.55
connect – the first step towards digital billing

Kevin Tenthoff, Opta data

2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Sustainability in skin and skin production

Michael Jacobs, Jacobs GmbH

14:30 – 14:55
Walking heals … better with MBT shoes

Karlheinz Kemmelmeyer, Sports Activities GmbH

15:00 – 15:25
Ultrasound bandage for straightening the foot arch: biomechanical effect and therapy-oriented use of BORT Helix S spiral dynamics

Tobias Abele, Bort

15:30 – 15:55
BODYTRONIC® ID: CAM – The path to individual earbuds

Mattis Hohmann, Bauerfeind

17:30 – 18:00
Awarding the IVO AWARD – Siegfried Stinus Medal

Wolfgang The Best

Saturday 15 October 2022


9.30 – 9.55
Arkad – an innovative Rodin4D CAD / CAM solution with new technologies for designing and printing 3D inserts

Julian Halemba, Lucile Denuault, Rodin4D

10:00 – 10:55
KomZet OST
Presentation of KomZet OST and current projects
:

  1. How KomZet OST together with BiFo e. V. develop research and incorporate its results into further education and training?
  2. Standardized insole procurement process (developed with orthopedic footwear technology research group Hannover e. V., BfO Hannover and ARGE PG 08

dr Annette Kerkhoff, KomZet OST

11:00 – 11:25
Compendium “Quality standards for feet and shoes” – guidelines, recipes and care concepts

Dr. Hartmut Stinus, OSM Michael Möller

11:30 – 11:55
Consultmedic: Software innovation that increases the efficiency of consulting and administrative processes

Robert Riedel, Thomas Hertz, Medi

12:00 – 12:25
The importance of professional support, with fully digital matching, in the area of ​​individual delivery of insoles, the latest production and construction of footwear in orthopedic footwear technology

Rick Broshuis, PLT Products BV

12.30 – 12.55
3D Printing and 3D Scanning in OST – A successful introduction for small and medium-sized businesses

Volker Junior, Phoenix

13:00 – 13:55
Craftsmanship meets advanced technology – your easy entry into digital footwear manufacturing

Holger Schüttelhofer, Otto Bock

2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Treatment of clubfoot by the Ponseti method
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Berthold Bolkart, BASKO

14:30 – 14:55
DynamicFlex: a new dimension in insole care

Rainer Rauch, Seidl

15:00 – 15:25
Innovation: Record all traffic analytics with an iPad with 1 – 4 perspectives synchronously. For all foot, gait, bike and posture analyzes.

Norbert Krosta, Dartfish

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