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Richard Baker
08-15-2004, 11:05 AM
Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I announce the Call for Abstracts for the
Tenth Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society to
be held in Portland, Oregon from the 6th to 9th April 2005. Abstracts
relating to all areas of gait and clinical movement analysis are invited.
Within the program there will be a specific focus on the "Efficacy of
Clinical Gait Analysis" and "Clinical Application of Advanced Modelling".
All abstracts will be peer-reviewed but those relating to these subject
areas will be particularly welcome.

The home site for the Conference is:
http://www.amrinc.net/gcma/2005/index.cfm. Details of format for submission
of abstracts for both podium and poster presentations are available and the
on-line submission process is now open.

As in previous years there will be two two hour tutorial sessions. These
will be determined on the basis of abstracts submitted through the
web-site. GCMAS will cover the registration fee (including banquet) for up
to two presenters of each tutorial selected by the Program and Education
Committees for presentation.

The timetable for abstract submission, review and notification of
acceptance is:

Call for Abstracts: Aug 16, 2004
Submission Deadline: Nov 15, 2004
Notification of Acceptance: Jan 17, 2005
Early Registration: Feb 14, 2005

Within the next few days more details of the conference will be added to
the web-site indcluding highlights of the conference program. Keynote
speakers will be:

Presidential Guest Lecturer: Prof Aurelio Cappozzo, Istituto
Universitario di Scienze Motorie, Rome, Italy. Title not yet known

Dr Jane McPherson: Neurological Sciences Institute, Portland, Oregon.
Sensory Integration for Balance

Dr Dwight Meglan: Biomedical Business Development, Foster Miller Inc.,
Waltham, MA. Induced Accelerations/Coupled Dynamics: What I was thinking 15
years ago, where it is now and why it has become personal

Looking forward to seeing you all in Portland.

Richard Baker
Program Chair
GCMAS Portland 2005



Richard Baker

Gait Analysis Service Manager, Royal Children's Hospital
Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052
Tel: +613 9345 5354, Fax +613 9345 5447

Adjunct Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, La Trobe University
Honorary Senior Fellow, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Melbourne
University

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