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03-22-2006, 06:59 AM
2006 Injury Biomechanics Symposium Registration

Discounted Registration before May 1st , 2006

We would like to invite you to attend the 2006 Injury Biomechanics Symposium
which will be held May 17th through May 19th, 2006 at The Ohio State
University in Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the symposium is to stimulate
and reward strong injury biomechanics research among students and recent
graduates. Attendees can expect original biomechanics research in a forum
intended to foster communication between developing and established

We are pleased to announce that 14 Universities from around the world will
be participating in the symposium. The symposium will feature 10 oral
presentations and 9 posters. A small sample of the topics to be discussed
include -

Pediatric Injury Biomechanics

Analytical Modeling of Head Impacts

Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injury

Thoracic Impact Testing

Abdominal Impact Response and Injury

Biomechanics of Aging

Lower Extremity Kinematics and Injury

A full list of the oral presentations and posters along with abstracts can
be downloaded from the IBRL website at http://medicine.osu.edu/ibrl/ .

Other Symposium events will include:

* Welcome Reception at the Varsity Club Wednesday, May 17th

* Keynote Address by Dr. Susan Margulies of the University of

* Dinner & Award Banquet at the Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe & Arcade

* Dr. Margaret H. Hines Award (plaque & monetary award) given to the
best oral presenter and best poster presentation

* Tour of The Ohio State University on Friday, May 19th

The registration form may be downloaded at http://www.medicine.osu.edu/ibrl/
. To register please follow the
directions on the form.

Will you be attending SAE World Congress April 3rd - 6th? If so, please
stop by the Transportation Research Center's booth for more information on
the 2006 Injury Biomechanics Symposium. If you stop by the booth, you will
find registration forms and informational handouts on the symposium.

Updated symposium information, including submission guidelines, can be found
at http://medicine.osu.edu/ibrl/ or by contacting Dr. John Bolte by phone at
(614) 688-4015 or email at biotraum@osu.edu.


The Ohio State University -

Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory (IBRL)

The Joint Planning Team

Columbus Children's Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP)

Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

Nationwide Insurance

NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC)

Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.)


Denton Inc.

First Technology Safety Systems Inc.

Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc.

Toyota Motor North America, Inc.