Upcoming Event


HAL 2023 Overview

Welcome to the International Conference on Cybernics! Next year 2024, National Neuro-Robotic and Cybernics Centre will be established in Malaysia. The International Conference on Cybernics HAL 2023 will be held live in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as an International Conference on Cybernics, focusing on HAL, a leading achievement in cybernics technology that fuses humans, AI robots, and information systems. This advanced conference will feature lectures and discussions on state-of-the-art Neuro-Robotic Rehabilitation therapy “Cybernics treatment”, Wearable Cyborg HAL, IoH/IoT, Cybernics Medical health Innovations and HCPS Cybernics Human Collaborative Robotics, from a Medical and Healthcare Innovation, High-level Human Resource, STI and International Collaboration perspective. This conference on Cybernics will play an important role as a “co-creation space” for future pioneering that will promote science and technology innovation.

Date 13th October 2023
Time 0830-1700 (GMT +8)
Venue Connexion Conference & Event Centre at Nexus, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


International Conference on Cybernics HAL 2023 is free of admission. Yes, you heard it right! It’s FREE!

Attendees will be able to gain insights on the future of robotics for rehabilitation therapy by experts around the globe, attend workshops, participate in games competition and so much more! Each attendee will also receive a limited edition goodie bag for the conference.

Be sure to not miss this opportunity as it is held only once a year!
Limited seats available, quickly register now!


The conference program is currently being adjusted.

8.00am – 9.00am
Arrival of attendees / Registration

9.00am – 9.30am
Opening Remarks

Dr. Hafez Bin Hussain

9.30am – 10.00am
Cybernics Medical and Healthcare Innovation – Neuro-Robotic Rehabilitation, HAL, Cybernics Treatment, IoH/IoT, C-Cloud

Prof. Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankai

10.00am -10.30am
Robotics in Rehab – Experience in Singapore

Adjunct Prof. Celia Tan

10.30am – 11.00am
Clinical Trial of a Wearable Cyborg HAL for Pediatric Patients with Cerebral Palsy”

Dr. Aiki Marushima

11.00am – 11.30am
Versatility of HAL Single Joint Type in Restoring the Wrist Functions

Mr. Tan Eng Wah

11.30am – 12.00pm
Walking Towards the End of Disability

Dr. Francesco Chiampo

12.00pm – 1.00pm
Product Demonstration

12.00pm – 1.00pm
Single Joint Type

Cyberdyne team

12.00pm – 1.00pm
Lower Limb Type for smaller people

Cyberdyne team

1.00pm – 2.00pm

VIP Round Table

Prof. Dr. Shuji Matsumoto

2.00pm – 2.20pm
Creating Possibilities – GAPS Journey in Empowering the Cerebral Palsy Community in Malaysia

Ms. Rafidah Rafizah Ahmad

2.20pm – 2.40pm
Empowering Futures: Exploring the HAL Treatment Approach for Children

Ms. Maryanne Harris

2.40pm – 4.00pm
Forum Discussion – Robotics Rehabilitation

Prof. Dr. Shuji Matsumoto

2.50pm -3.10pm
The Effect of Robotic-Assisted Gait Training on Locomotor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Luh Karunia Wahyuni

3.10pm -3.30pm
Effects of Gait Treatment with a Wearable Cyborg HAL in Patients with Acute Stroke

Dr. Hiroki Watanabe

3.30pm -3.45pm
Best Practice with Robotic Rehabilitation in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Tseng Sung Hui

3.45pm -4.00pm
Q&A Session

4.00pm – 4.40pm
Interactive Game Session

4.40pm – 5.00pm
Prize Giving + Closing Ceremony

Dr. Yoshihiro Yasunaga

5pm onwards
Networking Session

8.30am – 4.00pm
TANO Competition


This conference is funded by “Projects for Global Growth of Medical Technologies 2023”conducted by the National Center for Global Health and Medicine under the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan.

Venue Connexion Conference & Event Centre at Nexus
GPS Coordinates 3.109603 N, 101.665565 E

Take the Light Rail Transit (LRT) to Kerinchi LRT Station / Universiti LRT station.

Nexus is within 15 – 20 minutes walking distance from both the train stations.

From Kerinchi LRT station, walk along the covered pedestrian bridge and central park (or covered walkway at B1) at Bangsar South towards Nexus. There is also a covered pedestrian bridge to cross Jalan Kerinchi to Nexus.

Alternatively, take a ride on the complimentary shuttle service from Universiti LRT station or The Horizon Phase 2 pick up point (if you are coming from Kerinchi LRT station).

Enjoy the convenience of the complimentary Bangsar South shuttle service that will take you right to the doorstep of Nexus. The complimentary shuttle service operates in a circular route around the integrated city development with designated drop off/pick up points in and around Bangsar South.

It is available on weekdays from 8.00am to 8.00pm (Mondays – Fridays).

Click here for more information on the shuttle service.

Strategically located between Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Bangsar, Bangsar South is easy accessed via Federal highway, New Pantai Expressway (NPE), and SPRINT Highway.

Entrance A (Basement car park) – Located along Jalan Kerinchi, turn left after Nexus to enter the basement car park.

Level 2 & 3 car park – If you are driving along Jalan Kerinchi towards Federal Highway, Nexus will be on your left. Turn left before Nexus into the road leading up to car park at level 2 & 3.