Session 1: Prosthetics for muscle paralysis 

Jiping He (Arizona State University, USA)

Adaptation in Cortical Control of Movement: Implication for Neuroprosthetic System

Mesut Sahin (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)

Floating Light Activated Micro-Electrical Stimulators

Zhi-Gong Wang (Southeast University, China)

Microelectronics-based Sensorimotor Prostheses and Experiments

Keyong Li (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)

Facial Nerve Prosthetic Devices

Session 2: Deep brain stimulation 

Kevin Bennet and Kendall Lee (Mayo Clinic, USA)

Next Generation Deep Brain Stimulation: Fast Scan Cyclic Voltammetry and Smart Neural Prosthesis

Jue Wang (Xi’an JiaoTong Univesity, China)

Development of Deep Brain Stimulator and MEMS Brain Electrode for Parkinson’s Disease

Luming Li (Tsinghua University, China)

From Implantable Neuro-Stimulation to Implantable Acupuncture

Bomin Sun (Shanghai Jiaotong University and Ruijin Hospital, China)

Deep brain stimulation for refractory anorexia nervosa

Session 3: Vision prosthetics 

Eberhart Zrenner (University of Tuebingen, Germany)

Subretinal Microelectrode Arrays Allow Blind Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients to Recognize Letters and Combine them to Words

David Zhou (Second Sight Medical Products, USA)

Progress and Challenges of Artificial Retinas

Shelley Fried (Boston VA Medical Center, USA)

Creating physiological patterns of neural activity with prosthetic stimulation

Gregg Suaning (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Supra-Choroidal Electrical Stimulation of the Retina – Implications for Visual Prostheses

Rolf Eckmiller (University of Bonn, Germany)

Towards Learning Hybrid Retina Implants with Stimulation- and Drug-Delivery Capabilities for Retinitis Pigmentosa and Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

Qiushi Ren (Peking University, China)

Current Progress of C-Sight Visual Prosthesis Based on Penetrating Optic Nerve Electrical Stimulation

Liming Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)

Electrophysiological study of a visual prosthesis based on optic nerve stimulation in rabbits

Philip Troyk (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)

Assessing the Suitability of Available Technology for an Intracortical Visual Prosthesis

Session 4: Opportunities for pre-clinical testing of neuroprosthetic devices in China 

Ray Jiao (Tarcine BioMed & Capital Medical University, China)

Animal Models for Neurological Disorders at the Capital Primate Research Center

Weizhi Ji (Kunming Biomed International, China)

Primate models of human diseases at Kunming Biomed International and Yunnan National Engineering Research Center of Biomedicine and Animal Science

Session 5: Auditory prosthetics 

Fan-Gang Zeng (University of California Irvine, USA)

Cochlear Implants and Beyond: From Conceptualization to Commercialization

Sung June Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)

Making Highly Effective Cochlear Implant at Lower Cost

Lisheng Yu (Peking University People’s Hospital, China)

Cochlear Implants in China

Session 6: Biocompatible coating of neuroprosthetics 

Ravi Bellamkonda (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Challenges To Realizing Seamless Neural Interfaces – Musings From a Bioengineering Perspective

Xinyan Tracy Cui (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Improving Neural Implant Biocompatibility via Biomimetic Surface Design

Session 7: Novel neuroprosthetic electrodes 

Yanwen Duan (Wuhan University, China)

Evaluation on Hydrogel-Coated Motor Cortical Implants In Vivo

ZhiHong Li (Peking University, China)

Three-Dimensional Microelectrode Array on Parylene Substrate for Retinal Prosthesis

Seung Woo Lee (Seoul National University, Korea)

Flexible Microelectrode Arrays for Retinal Prostheses

Joe Schulman (Mann Foundation for Scientific Research)

Small Hermetic Electronic Package for Implantable Multiple Electrode Systems

Session 8: Data and power telemetry in neuroprosthetics 

Wentai Liu (University of California Santa Cruz, USA)

Miniaturization and integration of neural implants

Erik Nilsen (Blackrock Microsystems, USA)

Next generation wireless neural interfaces for chronic applications and multi channel electrophysiology

Zhihua Wang (Tsinghua University, China)

Wireless power transmission for implants: dream and reality

Xuecheng Su (Shandong University of Science and Technology, China)

Development of implanted IC controller chip for robo-bird research

Lei Wang (Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, China)

Low-Frequency Low-Noise Lower-Power ASIC Design for Pervasive Healthcare

Session 9: Signal processing and modeling in neuroprosthetics 

Karim Oweiss (Michigan State University, USA)

Synergistic Neural Coding: Implications for Neuroprosthetic Devices and Brain Machine Interfaces

Xin Tian (Tianjin Medical University)

Entropy coding of neuronal ensemble activity during cognitive task in the rat

Wensheng Hou (Bioengineering College of Chongqing University, China)

A simulation study on the electrical stimulation of visual cortex through dura mater

Yao Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)

Task difficulty modulates the activity of distinct populations of V1 neurons