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04-28-2009, 02:28 PM
We are pleased to announce that the 7th Australasian Biomechanics
Conference (ABC7) will be held at Griffith University - Gold Coast campus
from Monday 30th of November to Tuesday 1st of December, 2009.

The ABC conferences are the official conferences of the Australia and New
Zealand Society of Biomechanics (ANZSB) and are an ideal forum for
biomechanics researchers at all stages of their careers to present and
discuss their research.

The conference program will include keynote and invited presentations from
leading national and international researchers, as well as free podium and
poster sessions. The President of the International Society of
Biomechanics, Professor Walter Herzog will deliver one of the keynote

We are also proud to announce two new initiatives:

1. Authors of selected award winning abstracts will be invited to submit
full papers for publication in the Journal of Applied Biomechanics (

2. An optional workshop will be held on the use of OpenSim (
https://simtk.org/home/opensim) for musculoskeletal modelling. Both novice
and advanced sessions will be offered and will be delivered by a team of
experts including members of the OpenSim development team from Stanford
University, USA. This workshop has been tentatively scheduled for Sunday
November 29, 2009.

Please note the following important dates:

Call for abstracts: Friday May 22, 2009
Abstract submission deadline: Friday July 17, 2009
Notification of successful abstracts: Friday August 21, 2009
Early-bird registration deadline: Friday September 25, 2009
Conference: Monday November 30 to Tuesday
December 1, 2009

The conference website will be published in the coming weeks. In the
meantime, please direct any queries to: abc7@griffith.edu.au

We look forward to your participation in this exciting event. Please feel
free to pass this message on to any colleagues who may be interested.

Best regards
Peter Mills - Chair of the ABC7 Organising Committee

Peter Mills, PhD
School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
Griffith University
Ph: +61 (0) 7 5552 8917
Fax: +61 (0) 7 5552 8674
Email: p.mills@griffith.edu.au