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sferguson65
10-11-2007, 11:15 PM
Dear Colleagues

It is our pleasure to invite you to the 16th Congress of the European
Society of Biomechanics, to be held July 6th - 9th, 2008 in Lucerne,
Switzerland.

Drawing on the continuing success of previous meetings of the ESB, our goal
is to strengthen the scientific basis of our traditional core topics while
diversifying to include emerging research areas. Plenary talks and
mini-symposia are planned to address novel fields in biomechanics research,
and to provide valuable insight into the ever-increasing importance of
collaborative research, interdisciplinary programs, EU funding opportunities
and biomechanical education programs. The success story of the MedTech
industry within Switzerland will be highlighted to bring you practical
examples of translation research.

Lucerne is ideally situated in the centre of Switzerland, in the foothills
of the Alps. The conference will be held in the recently constructed Culture
and Convention Centre, located directly on the shores of Lake Lucerne. These
facilities will offer you a modern conference experience in the environment
of a true architectural masterpiece. Lucerne is easily reached by all major
transportation methods, and the city itself is compact and
pedestrian-friendly.

Further details about the conference, scientific topics and the abstract
submission process are available in the following downloadable brochure:

http://www.esb2008.org/first_announcement.pdf

Important Dates:

November 30th, 2007 Online abstract submission deadline
January 15th, 2008 Notification of acceptance
March 1st, 2008 Early registration deadline*

We look forward to welcoming you in Lucerne in 2008 and to a very successful
and rewarding ESB meeting. Please feel free to distribute this announcement
to your colleagues.

Yours Sincerely,
Philippe Büchler
Stephen Ferguson
Lutz-P. Nolte
Congress Chairmen

* our apologies for a printing error on posters which were distributed

_____________________________
University of Bern
Medical Faculty
MEM Research Center
Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics

PD Dr. Stephen Ferguson
Division Head - Biomechanics

Stauffacherstrasse 78
CH-3014 Bern
Tel. +41 31 631 59 25
Fax +41 31 631 59 60
mailto: Stephen.Ferguson@MEMcenter.unibe.ch
http://www.memcenter.unibe.ch

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