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An amazing symposium, filled with expert Keynote speakers, brilliant posters and oral presentations. A unique opportunity for neurorehabilitation specialists to network and discuss.

BSNR 2024 Symposium

BSNR Symposium 2024

Neurorehabilitation Excellence: Calling in the Specialists


The Belgian Society for Neurorehabilitation (BSNR) has the pleasure to invite you to its next symposium, that will take place Saturday June 1st 8:45-14:00.



Auditorium Roi Baudouin C, Tour Franklin Franklin (Door F)

UCLouvain, Avenue Mounier, 1200 Brussels



  • Sensory hypersensitivity after acquired brain injury: unravelling the complexities. 
    Hella Thielen, KU Leuven.


  • Insights through the eHealth Catalogue.
    Liesbet Peeters, Hasselt University.


  • tDCS: challenges of transitioning from lab to rehab.
    Stephen Bornheim, Université de Liège.

Click here for more information on keynotes and speakers


The BSNR gives you the opportunity to present your research in the field of neurorehabilitation during this symposium.

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by a scientific committee and can be considered for oral or poster presentations. The best presentation will be awarded.

One abstract (250 words) can be submitted by each participant to the BSNR (, until the 5th of April 2024. The final decision will be notified in early May.




Regular fee: € 60,- ; PhD student: € 20,-

Fee includes BSNR Membership 2024

Registration: click on the link to registration form or scan the QR code


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Time Schedule


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8:30 Registration 

8:45 Opening and welcome 


9:00 Keynote lecture 1: Insights through the eHealth Catalogue - Liesbet Peeters 

9:40 Keynote lecture 2: Sensory hypersensitivity after acquired brain injury: unravelling the complexities – Hella Thielen 

10:20 Oral presentations based on submitted abstracts 

  • Shear wave elastography in the assessment of the gastrocnemius spastic muscle elasticity: influences of ankle position and muscle contraction - Marine Devis 

  • Effects of HD-tDCS on balance and lower limb motor function in acute stroke patients - Emilie Liesse 

10:50 Break & poster viewing 


11:20 Van Calster Award 

11:30 General Assembly 

11:40 Keynote lecture 3: tDCS: challenges of transitioning from lab to rehab – Stephen Bornheim 

12:20 Oral presentations based on submitted abstracts  

  • Healthcare Needs and Social Integration among Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury: A Survey Study - Tamaya Van Criekinge  

  • Extended reality to assess post-stroke manual dexterity: contrasts between the classic Box and Block Test, immersive virtual reality with controllers, with hand-tracking, and mixed-reality tests - Gauthier Everard  

  • Electrotherapy in stroke rehabilitation can improve lower limb muscle characteristics: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Ruben Debeuf 


13:00 Lunch & networking 

14:00 Departure 

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