Recipient 2020

2020 Stephan Armand

The motivation:

“For his dedication to the motion capture community – evidenced by continuous generation and generous sharing of knowledge and experiences. Esteemed scientist, with an impressive research portfolio within clinical gait analysis.

Working through different societies (such as ESMAC and SoFAMEA), he organizes conferences, meetings, and workshops to harmonize the use of clinical gait analysis, to establish and spread best-practices, and to develop clinical standards to improve patient outcomes within a wide range of applications.

He is an advocate for open protocols and interoperability to support sharing of data to enhance the knowledge-base for research and application of gait analysis. Striving to make gait analysis user-friendly to enable its use throughout the world, whether in a Swiss University hospital or a local community hospital in Nepal.”