ESBiomech Newsletter Autumn 2014
We are pleased to present our Autumn Newsletter with the latest ESB news, additional contributions of our awarded researchers, and of our corporate members.
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Message from the President
As many of you know I was appointed to the ESB presidency at the World congress of Biomechanics in Boston this July. That was the first time we had joined in with a World Congress based outside Europe and, as those of you that were there know well, it was an extremely busy meeting with a packed schedule. This means that I had little time in which to thank the outgoing president and council and introduce the new council members…
21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, 5-8th July, Prague, Czech Republic
The 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics will be held at the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, located in a modern part of Prague – Vysočany, just 15 minutes from the historical centre of Prague.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is 30th January 2015
More information about the pre-courses, plenary speakers, registration, social program and other interesting points may be found on the conference website.
Prizes and Honors Awards for ESB2015
The next major conference event for the ESB is 21st Congress in Prague 2015. The awards and honours that can be contested in this event are: the Huiskes medal, Mobility award, Student award, best PhD thesis award, best Poster award, and the Travel awards (the number of which will depend on the demand and the budget)
Save the Date ESB 2016: Lyon
The 22th ESB Congress will be held at the Cité des Congrès of Lyon, France, from the 10th to 13th of July 2016. It is jointly organized by the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB) and the Société de Biomécanique (SB).
Other Meeting Announcements: Endorsed meetings
The International Symposium on Bone Regeneration is coming soon.
Report on the WCB2014 in Boston
The 7th World Congress of Biomechanics was held in Boston, from July 6 to 11 2014, with a strong representation from the European Society for Biomechanics. Over 200 ESB members attended the WCB.
Prizes and Honors Awarded at the WCB2014
A summary of the Prizes and Honors Awarded at the WCB in Boston can be found here.
Here you will find a summary of items taken from the European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering and Science (EAMBES) newsletters. You may be aware that the ESB, as a society, is a member of EAMBES. You, as a member of the ESB, are entitled to receive the benefits provided by EAMBES.
We are very happy to have two new members in the student committee: Yash Agarwal and Zahra Asgharpour. Welcome to the committee Yash and Zahra!
In this Section, you will find the report of the first Mobility Award winner, Ana Campos Marin, and information of some of our activities, such as the job platform at the ESB Facebook and LinkedIn homepages.
After the World Congress, the ESB now has 991 members. We will celebrate our 1000th member by giving away a prize of 5 years of free membership to the member that, once approved, becomes the 1000th individual member of the ESB. So encourage your colleagues and students to apply for ESB membership, they may be the lucky one to win the prize!
The latest news of the ESB Italian Chapter has been summarized in this section.
The Spanish National Chapter will celebrate its next meeting in Valencia 21st November 2014, organized by LabHuman group.
Please note that any ESB active or student member in good standing and affiliated to an organisation located in Italy/Spain is also a rightful member of the Italian/Spanish National Chapter of the ESB. The same applies to corporate members whose legal site is located in Italy/Spain, and to honorary and senior members who are resident in Italy/Spain. ESB members of Italian/Spanish nationality, but working or resident in other countries, can also join the Chapter by sending a request to the President of the Chapter.
Corporate member’s news
Three of our corporate members have a contribution for this Autumn Newsletter.
- Bose introduces the New Bose® Access Program .
- Taylor & Francis present the new open access journal International Biomechanics.
- AMTI Force and Motion present their latest technology