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Cheng-kung Cheng, Ph.d.
04-15-2001, 07:23 PM
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An Invitation to International Conference on Biomechanics combined with the
Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics, November
10-11, 2001, Taipei, TAIWAN


The Organizing Committee invites you to participate in the ˇ§International
Conference on Biomechanics combined with the Annual Scientific Meeting of
Taiwanese Society of Biomechanicsˇ¨ to be held at National Yang Ming
University, Taipei, TAIWAN, from 10 to 11 November, 2001.

The ˇ§International Conference on Biomechanics combined with the Annual
Scientific Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Biomechanicsˇ¨ is fully supported
by the International Society of Biomechanics and Taiwanese Society of
Biomechanics. This conference will be a significant event for the Asia
region. It aims to bring together multidisciplinary researchers to discuss
the latest breakthrough in biomechanics. The world-renowned experts have
been invited to give special lectures in this conference.

We believe that Taipei, a modern metropolis with a world famous Palace
museum and other scenic sites, is an ideal place for us to share our
experiences and identify our challenges in the new century. I hope to invite
you to participate in this exciting multidisciplinary conference. Looking
Forward to seeing you in Taipei on November.

Sincerely Yours,

Cheng-Kung Cheng, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Organizing Committee and President of Taiwanese Society of
Biomechanics

INVITED SPEAKERS
a.. Robert Allen, Ph.D.
Professor of Biodynamics and Control, University of Southampton, UK
Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Medical Engineering and Physics.
b.. Richard A. Brand, M.D.
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, USA
Co-editor of the Journal of Biomechanics.
c.. Kim Burton, Ph.D.
Director, Spinal Research Unit, The University of Huddersfield, UK
Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Clinical Biomechanics.
d.. Mark Grabinar, Ph.D.
Full staff, Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Cleveland Clinic
Foundation, USA
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Biomechanics.
e.. Tomokazu Hattori, Ph.D.
Senior Bioengineer, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Aichi Medical
University, JAPAN
f.. Jia Hua, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Institute of
Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal Science, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital,
London University, UK
g.. Shigeo Niwa, M.D.
Visiting Professor, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Physical Fitness,
Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Aichi Medical University, JAPAN
h.. Christopher Vaughan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape
Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa
President of International Society of Biomechanics.
i.. Ronald Zernicke, Ph.D.
Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, CANADA


SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
The program committee is accepting applications for both oral and poster
presentations. The main scientific topics are including Orthopaedic
Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Sport Biomechanics,
and Cellular Biomechanics. The submission of an abstract need to be received
before July 20, 2001. Abstracts must be submitted in English. For more
detail about the submission, please visit the Conference Website at
http://ortho.ym.edu.tw/tsb/

PUBLISHING THE FULL LENGTH ARTICLE
Papers presented in the conference will be invited to submit their full
length article to publish in the special issue of the journals of Clinical
Biomechanics, Medical Engineering & Physics, The Chinese Journal of
Mechanics and Journal of Musculoskeletal Research.


Registration Fees
The regular registration fee is $US 150(Early registration: $US 100 before
Oct. 10).
The resident/fellow/student registration fee is $US 75(Early registration:
$US 50 before Oct 10).

IMPORTANT DATES
Submission of abstract: July 20, 2001
Notification of acceptance: August 31, 2001
Early registration: October 10, 2001

Conference Secretariat:
Jiann-Jong Liau, Ph.D.
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
National Yang Ming University
No. 155, Sec., 2, Li-Nung Street
Taipei, TAIWAN
Tel: 886-2-28270140
Fax: 886-2-28202519
E-mail: tsb@ortho.ym.edu.tw
http://ortho.ym.edu.tw/tsb/

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