On October 14 and 15, 2022, the city of Cologne in Germany will become the worldwide center of orthopedic shoe technology: for the first time, the congress of the International Association of Orthopedic Shoe Technicians (IVO) will be held together with the ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK trade fair. The congress program will offer two main focal points from an international and interdisciplinary perspective: "Diabetic foot" and "Biomechanics of the foot and foot orthotics".
On October 20/21, 2023, the gates will open again for ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK - International Trade Fair and Congress. After being postponed from 2021 to 2022 due to the Corona pandemic, the event will return to its normal biennial schedule in 2023. This year's focus will be on concepts for orthopedic footwear businesses and expanding knowledge about human movement and the therapeutic approach to foot problems.
2022 will be a special trade fair year for pedorthics:The whole industry waits in the wings to finally meet again in person on 14 and 15 October 2022, after the postponement the year before. After 22 years, the IVO World Congress will take place in Germany again. A highlight that will beckon many international visitors to Cologne.