ISG 2002
The 2002 Meeting of the International Shoulder Group
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
June 16-18, 2002

The International Shoulder Group
( is an official
Technical Working Group of the International Society of Biomechanics
( The ISG is composed of researchers and clinicians
who work to understand the biomechanics and control of the shoulder, and to
develop techniques to clinically address pathologies of the shoulder. The
goal of the 2002 Meeting of the International Shoulder Group is to promote
interactions between researchers working on various aspects of the shoulder
and with clinicians working to develop treatments for shoulder
disabilities. Papers focused on shoulder biomechanics and modeling,
ergonomics, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, and neural control are welcomed.

The meeting this year is being sponsored by the Cleveland FES Institute and
will be held on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
The CWRU campus and the suggested accommodations for the ISG 2002 meeting
are all located in the University Circle area of Cleveland, which also
contains numerous museums and other cultural institutions. See for a description of this area and maps.

ISG 2002 will feature both oral and poster presentations. The official
language of ISG 2002 will be English. Registration will be limited to 100
participants to promote interactions and discussion between attendees. The
$250 registration fee includes access to all of the scientific sessions, a
proceedings book, all three meals for both days of the meeting, and a
pre-meeting reception. Optional laboratory tours can be arranged for the
day following the meeting. For accommodations, participants will be able to
choose from a nearby hotel ($139 per night) or college dormitory (about $22
per night).

The deadline for paper submission is May 1, 2002. The deadline for early
registration ($250) is also May 1, 2002. Late registration ($300) will
continue through the meeting dates until the maximum limit of 100 is
reached. Please visit the conference web site
( for more information on the conference,
accommodations, paper format, and registration.

Any questions? Just e-mail them to We look forward to
seeing you in Cleveland in June!

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Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University e-mail:
Wickenden Building 407 voice: (216) 368-3158
10900 Euclid Avenue FAX: (216) 368-4969
Cleveland, OH 44106 MHMC
voice: (216) 778-4139
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