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drosenbaum94
01-26-2009, 06:48 PM
Dear Biomch-lers,

The German Society of Biomechanics (Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer
Biomechanik = DGfB) would like to inform you about and invite you to
attend the German Biomechanics Congress 2009, taking place in Muenster
on May 14-16.

Please note, however, that the congress language will be German (no
simultaneous translation available) even though a certain percentage of
presentations in English would be acceptable.

The meeting will be preceded by a workshop for junior biomechanists
(organized by Dr. Eric Eils) and an anatomy workshop with demonstrations
of the major joints in Thiel-embalmed specimens (in collaboration with
the local Department of Anatomy).

The congress will offer invited keynote presentations and accepted oral
and poster presentations on a range of relevant topics in the field of
biomechanics (non-exclusive list, depending on the submitted and
accepted abstracts):

*Possible Oral & Poster Topics:*
- Joint Biomechanics & Replacement
- Spine Biomechanics
- Bone Mechanics, Fracture Healing
- Sports Biomechanics
- Gait/Movement/Loading Analysis
- Regenerative Biomechanics, Tissue Engineering, Molecular Biology
- Soft Tissue Mechanics: Cartilage, Tendons, Ligaments, etc.
- Muscle Mechanics, Neuromuscular Mechanisms
- Technology, Methods, Innovations
- Various Topics

Keynote speakers and topics will be:

- Prof. Dr. Dietmar Felsenberg, Charite Berlin 'On the Relationship
between Bone Quality and Muscle Activity' (Working Title)
- Dr. Robert van Deursen,PhD MSc MCSP MILTHE, Cardiff University
'Biomechanics as a toolbox to tackle clinical questions in Rehabilitation'
- Prof. Dr. Peter Augat, Paracelsus University Salzburg 'Imaging meets
Biomechanics'

Please refer to the website for information, registration and abstract
submission:
http://www.conventus.de/dgfb2009/

Important dates:
- January 31, 2009 Abstract submission deadline
- March 2009 Notification of authors about acceptance
- April 01 2009 Early registration deadline
- May 14 to 16 Conference

We look forward to meeting you in Muenster. Best regards,

Dieter Rosenbaum
- President of the DGfB & Chair of the German Biomechanics Congress 2009 -

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Reminder/Erinnerung: DGfB Abstract Deadline 31.Jan.2009!
Congress Homepage: http://www.conventus.de/dgfb2009/

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Prof. Dr. Dieter Rosenbaum
Funktionsbereich Bewegungsanalytik - Motion Analysis Lab
Klinik fuer Allgemeine Orthopaedie - Orthopaedic Department
Universitaetsklinikum Muenster - University Hospital Muenster
Domagkstr. 3
D-48149 Muenster Germany

Fon: +49 (0)251 - 8352970
Fax: +49 (0)251 - 8352993
Email: diro@uni-muenster.de
Web: http://motionlab.klinikum.uni-muenster.de www.kidfoot.de
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