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11th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering

Dear ESB member,

I should like to attract your attention to the upcoming ESB-endorsed event:


2nd Call for Abstracts

11th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering

April 3-6, 2013, Salt Lake City, Utah  USA

Chair:  Jeffrey Weiss, University of Utah

Co-Chair:  Gerard Ateshian, Columbia University

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS – December 14th, 2012

ACCEPTANCE OF ABSTRACTS – January 14th, 2013

Abstracts will be reviewed on a continuous basis to speed up the acceptance process.

We invite both new and previous participants of the CMBBE Symposia series to submit abstracts to the 2013 Symposium, which will be held in the United States for the first time!  We welcome submissions that focus on the topics listed below, as well as innovative developments in both theoretical and applied biosimulation.





We have programmed 14 Special Sessions and 3 Workshops as part of the Symposium.



  • 3 Plenary Talks and 27 Invited Talks by renowned international speakers
  • Oral and poster presentations by Contributing Authors
  • Special Sessions on emerging topics
  • Workshops
  • Software and medical technology exhibits by leading organizations
  • Substantial cash prizes for overall best research papers and posters
  • Students are strongly encouraged to attend, with a reduced student fee and 6 cash prizes for best student posters and presentations.
  • Free time in schedule on Thursday April 4 for skiing or to enjoy other local attractions.



We are pleased to announce that Professors Scott Delp from Stanford University, Suvranu De from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Andrew McCulloch from UC San Diego will be giving Plenary Talks at the Symposium.



Don Anderson (USA), Lynne E. Bilston (Australia), Tom Brown (USA), Estevam de las Casas (Brazil), Tim David (New Zealand), Suvranu De (Plenary Speaker, USA), Scott Delp (Plenary Speaker, USA), Manuel Doblare (Spain), Gabriele Dubini (Italy), Ahmet Erdemir (USA), Sam Evans (U.K.), Paulo R. Fernandes (Portugal), Thomas Franz (South Africa), Amit Gefen (Israel), Weiyong Gu (USA), Edward Guo (USA), Chris Jacobs (USA), Ellen Kuhl (USA), Jia Lu (USA), Andrew McCulloch (Plenary Speaker, USA), John Middleton (U.K.), James Moore (UK), Ralph Mueller (Switzerland), Glen Niebur (USA), Cees Oomens (Netherlands), Chris Peters (USA), Dominque P. Pioletti (Switzerland), Nigel Shrive (Canada), Wafa Skalli (France), Jos van der Sloten (Belgium), Marc Thiriet (France), Jonathan Vande Geest (USA), Pascal Verdonck (Belgium), Philippe K. Zysset (Switzerland)



The meeting will be held at the Marriott City Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA:

We have negotiated substantially reduced rates for the symposium participants.  Rates for both single and double rooms are $139/night.



Student: $350

Regular/Presenter: $500

Late Fee (after February 17, 2013): $80

Accompanying person fee for Wednesday Reception and Friday Banquet: $250 total

There will be a discount of 10% on the registration fee for students and regular ESB members.


The symposium fees include admission to all sessions, Buffet Reception on the evening of April 3rd, the Symposium Banquet on the evening of April 6th, breakfast and lunch on 3 days and coffee breaks on 4 days, and an electronic copy of the Proceedings.



The proceedings of the previous symposium can be found here:

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