ESBiomech Newsletter Spring 2014

 

We are pleased to present our Spring Newsletter with the latest ESB news, including the latest updates on the World Congress of Biomechanics, our Council elections (deadline 16th May!), this year Mobility Award (deadline 31st May!) and the latest news from our Corporate members. Additionally we are looking for our 1000th member!

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I hope you find the newsletter useful and informative.

MªAngeles Pérez – publication.chair@esbiomech.org

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CONTENTS:

Message from the President

This will be the last time I have the opportunity to write a ‘presidential address’ in an ESB Newsletter, as my term will end at the World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston this July. I know this is a cliché, but these (by now almost) two years have passed very quickly. I will not bother you with an overview of all tasks that have been completed or are currently being tackled by the various Council members – in fact, I already did that at least partially in the previous Newsletter and for a complete overview I invite you to the General Assembly in Boston – so instead, I want to look at the near and somewhat farther future….

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7th World Congress of Biomechanics from July 6-11, 2014, Boston (USA)

The 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB) is quickly approaching. In two months, ESB members will have again the unique opportunity to meet with their peers from around the globe as the biomechanics communities from around the world come together in Boston from July 6th – 11th.

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ESB Council Elections

During the next General Assembly that will be held during our upcoming 7th World Congress on Biomechanics July 6 – 11, 2014, Boston (USA), we shall have to elect a number of new members to the Council.

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Save the date ESB2015: Prague

The 21th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics is held at Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, Czech Republic, from 5 to 8 July 2015.

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Other Meeting Announcements: Endorsed meetings

The 3rd SIMBIO_M International conference and the Shape-Symposium on Statistical Shape Models and Applications are coming soon.

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Student’s corner

There is a new ESB Mobility Award; we are looking for new motivated PhD students and more…

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Membership news

Looking forward to the 1000th ESB member!

We currently have more than 940 ESB members (excluding corporate members), therefore we are very close to being a 1000 member strong society…

A very warm welcome to the 104 new members who have joined the ESB since Autumn 2013 and more.

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Society news

The latest news from the ESB Italian Chapters is summarized in this section.

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Corporate members’ news

The latest news from several of our Corporate members are summarized in this section:

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