Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2006 was held at the Holiday
Inn Plaza Chaudière Hotel in Gatineau. Stéphane
Bouchard, Co-director of the Lab was also the Co-Chair of the
conference. Lab members are very proud to participate in hosting
an international event in our region. More than 250 experts
and professionnals from at least 22 different countries participated
at this event and shared research results on clinical applications
of virtual reality (psychology, psychiatry, physical rehabilitation,
pain distraction, robotics, etc.). A record of attendance was
achieved this year.
a dozen of oral and poster presentations were presented by the
Cyberpsychology Lab members, which also represent a record of
participation from our team.
On top of
the visibility on the international level, this convention allowed
66 students from around the world (including our region) to
have the opportunity of learning scientific component and see
demontrations to discover some technologies that, a couple of
years ago, were related to science-fiction but will now transform
our daily life in the near future..
called the "Cyberarium", was held on the evening of
June 13th, 2006. This show-and-tell presentation, open to the
press and the public, featured a variety of virtual reality
products and demonstrations on how these tools are being applied
for therapeutic purposes.
illustrated well the succes of this event. City of Gatineau
Mayor, Marc Bureau, was also present at this special event.