ISS 2019

Pittsburgh PA 9th Street Bridge

The University of Pittsburgh
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology
Continuing Education Program (RSTCE) presents:

35th International Seating Symposium (ISS)

Symposium March 20 – 22, 2019 
Pre- Symposium Workshops March 18 - 19, 2019

David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA USA 

Exhibit Hall Booths Still Available! Link to PDF of the Exhibit Hall Layout

Exhibit Hall Hours

Pittsburgh Point Park

  • Tuesday, March 19: 1:00 to 8:00 PM (Community Day - All are welcome!)
  • Wednesday, March 20: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 21: 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Friday, March 22: 7:30 - 10:30 AM

Registration Opens October 15, 2018

  • Early Bird Rate: $659.00 USD (ends January 18, 2019)
  • Regular Rate: $759.00 
  • Student Rate: $250.00 USD (Students must show valid University ID when picking up registration badge.)


  • Over 100 sessions including pre-symposium workshops, plenary sessions, instructional courses, papers, and posters
  • A 127,000 square foot Exhibition Hall with over 150 exhibitors of products and services, with both public and attendee-only hours
  • Social Event at Heinz Field


Heinz Field Pittsburgh PA


  • Assistive Technology Professionals (ATP
  • Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS)
  • Rehabilitation Engineering Technologist (RET)
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Educators
  • Manufacturers
  • Product Developers
  • People with Disabilities
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Rehabilitation Engineers & Technicians
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Researchers
  • Policy Makers






Attendees with Disabilities

The ISS supports participation by all individuals. Attendees with a special need should notify RSTCE as soon as possible and at least 30 days prior to the ISS in order to arrange for reasonable accommodations.

Attendees Consent to Use Photographic Image

By attending the 35th ISS, attendees give the University of Pittsburgh permission to use the attendee's image or voice in photographs, video recordings, electronic reproductions, social networking, and audio recordings both now and in the future.


* The ISS reserves the right to cancel and/or replace sessions including Pre-Symposium Workshops due to insufficient registrations. 

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