2025: 39th ISS

39th International Seating Symposium with date March 20-22, 2025, Pre-ISS Workshops March 18-19, 2025.

39th International Seating Symposium

March 20-22, 2025
Pre-Conference Workshops March 18 & 19, 2025

The 39th International Seating Symposium will return to Pittsburgh, PA, USA, in 2025 for another live, in-person event. ISS will be back with presentations, workshops, and our full exhibit hall!

What’s New?

See below for the latest updates on 2025’s event!

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission is now open! For instructions and a list of requirements, view our Abstract Submission Guide here. Then, visit the Submit an Abstract portal when you’re ready to submit!

Hotels & Venue: Book Now!

Visit Hotels and Venue to browse hotels in the room block, plan your trip, and explore Pittsburgh!

Exhibitors: Reserve Your Booth

Exhibitor registration is now open: book your booth today! Visit the Exhibitors Page to view the 2025 ISS exhibit hall floorplan, learn about the new Hands-On Zone, and more.

Registration: Fall 2024

General attendee registration for the 39th International Seating Symposium (ISS) will open in fall of 2024.

What’s in Store?

The 39th ISS will feature exciting new opportunities to learn, network, and discover. See below for a sneak peek at what’s to come:

  • Sleek, revised schedule with more exhibit hall hours and fewer interruptions.
    • Exhibitors: get ready for 14 unopposed hours–when the hall will be open with no other activities schedule!
  • New Hands-On Zone: a fully interactive, 2,400 sq. ft. section of the exhibit hall where you can demo equipment on various terrain and in simulated environments.
  • Special Community Day event, back by popular demand!
    • Community Day takes place during the ISS “pre-conference:” with no distractions, end-users take center stage with exclusive educational sessions and dedicated exhibit hall time.
    • Stay tuned: Details to come!
  • Brand-new catalog of session tracks, allowing attendees to easily identify courses that suit their interests.
  • Broader collaboration across professions, bringing education and exhibition from the following disciplines in addition to seating and wheeled mobility:
    • Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O)
    • Speech, Audiology, and Alternative & Augmentative Communication (AAC)
    • Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (RESNA Track)
    • And more!