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bolte85
01-12-2011, 05:35 AM
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 7th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium


2011 Injury Biomechanics Symposium
Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio
Date: May 22-24, 2011
Abstract submission deadline: February 7th, 2011


The seventh annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium will be held to stimulate and reward strong injury biomechanics research among students and recent graduates. The Injury Biomechanics Symposium Committee invites abstracts of prospective presentations for the Injury Biomechanics Symposium. Abstracts are desired in all areas of traumatic injury biomechanics research, including human subject testing, sports injury studies, crash safety evaluation, and anthropomorphic dummy research. All selected podium presenters will prepare a written manuscript to be included in the symposium proceedings.



***TRAVEL STIPENDS***
- All selected oral and poster presenters will have their conference fees waived and will receive a travel stipend.
- Presenters from the United States will receive a $500 travel stipend.
- International presenters may receive up to $1,000 to reimburse travel costs.



Abstract submissions should include the following information:

1. A tentative title that clearly reflects the objectives and contents of the paper
2. Author information (name, current affiliation, address, phone, fax, and e-mail)
a. Primary Author
i. State academic department and institution where research was completed
ii. The degree program in which the student was enrolled (e.g. B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
iii. The name of the student's advisor
iv. Student's graduation date or expected graduation date
b. Additional Authors
i. Do not need to be students or recent graduates
3. An abstract of no more than 300 words containing:
a. Clear statement of the objective of the study
b. Outline of the problem that the study attempts to solve
c. Methodology
d. Data to be included
e. Summary of results and current conclusions of the study
4. Please specify whether you would prefer a poster or an oral presentation slot. The committee reserves the right to alter the presentation type based on the submitted abstracts.

Abstracts must be submitted by February 7th, 2011 to:

John H Bolte IV, PhD
Director, Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory
Phone: (614) 688-4015
Fax: (614) 292-7659
E-mail: biotraum@osu.edu

From submitted abstracts, up to ten abstracts will be selected for oral presentations, and eight additional abstracts will be selected for poster presentations. All accepted oral presenters will be asked to submit a manuscript by April 25th, 2011 to be included in the Symposium Proceedings. Notification of acceptance and further guidelines for presentations and manuscript submissions will be sent by February 21st, 2011.

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

SYMPOSIUM PARTNERS:
The Ohio State University -
Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory (IBRL)
The Joint Planning Team
Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
Nationwide Insurance
NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC)
Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.)
Ford Driving Skills for Life
Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc.

SYMPOSIUM SPONSORS:
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Diversified Technical Systems, Inc.

bolte85
02-07-2011, 12:27 PM
*** EXTENDED CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 7th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium


2011 Injury Biomechanics Symposium
Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio
Date: May 22-24, 2011
Abstract submission deadline: February 14th, 2011

The call for abstracts has been extended until February 14th 2011.