Bionics, Robotics, and the Future of Rehabilitation

Bionic limbs, robotic walking therapy, and brain stimulation are just some of the tools used to treat patients. Recent developments in the treatment of injuries and physical impairments have led to some amazing rehabilitation options for patients. Learn about the future of physical medicine and rehabilitation with our panel of experts in prosthetics, spinal cord injury, and cognitive and communication disorders.

Join us at the brand-new Shirley Ryan AbilityLab facility downtown, tour their innovative labs, and enjoy a reception before the talk!

Event Details

This program is open to the public. Reception and tours start at 5:30 PM, program starts at 6:30 PM. Please arrive in the lobby area and you will be directed. Due to volume and time constraints, tours are available to 60 people only. Please purchase the Program + Tour tickets before they sell out if you would like to take the tour.

Program Tickets are $5 and Program +Tour tickets are $10. Reception is included in both ticket types. All areas are wheelchair accessible.

Parking and Transportation:

Parking is available on site at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab for $11/hour. Please bring in your parking tickets for validation.

For public transportation options, please use to help plan your trip.

Notice: As a guest of Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST), you agree to be photographed, videotaped, or filmed and grant C2ST permission to put the finished footage/photography to any uses that it may deem proper including marketing, advertising (print, radio, and television) and PR-related activities.