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01-29-2008, 02:59 AM
Dear all,

It is our pleasure to announce that the "call for abstracts" for the
first i-FAB congress (International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics
Community) is now OPEN!

Please note:

February 29th - Abstract Submission Deadline

Congress details: 1st i-FAB Congress - 4-6 September 2008

Hosted by Dr Alberto Leardini and colleagues from the
Movement Analysis Laboratory
, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli
, Bologna, Italy.

The i-FAB Congress will comprise tutorials, keynote lectures, podium
presentations, chaired poster sessions and two international consensus
meetings. Confirmed keynote speakers are:

1) George Arangio: 'Sailing charted seas: biomechanics and the
orthopedic surgeon'
2) Peter Cavanagh: 'Foot complications of diabetes'
3) Harold Kitaoka: 'Advances in biomechanics of posterior tibial tendon
dysfunction and flatfoot deformity'
4) Mario Lafortune: 'The role of research in the development of athletic
5) Sorin Siegler: 'Advances in image-based biomechanics of the human
6) Marco Viceconti: 'Multiscale modelling and team science: the future
of orthopaedic biomechanics'

Abstracts are invited for the podium and poster sessions. Abstract
topics and details of the abstract format are available here:


Registration and other delegate details will follow in due course.

Best wishes

Chris Nester

C/O i-FAB Steering Group.

Dr Christopher Nester BSc (Hon) PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Rehabilitation & Human Performance Research

Brian Blatchford Building

University of Salford

Salford, M6 6PU

tel: 0161 295 2275

fax: 0161 295 2668

email: c.j.nester@salford.ac.uk