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  • 2007 Injury Biomechanics Symposium Registration Reminder

    The Deadline for Discounted Registration ($50 for 3 day event) is May 4th , 2007

    We would like to invite you to attend the 2007 Injury Biomechanics Symposium which will be held May 20th through May 22nd, 2007 at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the symposium is to stimulate and reward strong injury biomechanics research among students and recent graduates. Attendees can expect original biomechanics research in a forum intended to foster communication between developing and established researchers.

    We are pleased to announce that 15 Universities from around the world will be participating in the symposium. The symposium will feature 9 oral presentations and 12 posters. A small sample of the experimental and theoretical topics to be discussed include -

    • Pediatric Injury Biomechanics
    • Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injury
    • Thoracic Impact Testing
    • Biomechanics of Aging
    • Lower Extremity Kinematics and Injury

    Other Symposium events will include:
    § Welcome reception including food and drinks at the Varsity Club
    § Keynote Address by Dainius Dalmotas, Retired Director of Research, Transport Canada
    § Panel Discussion-Occupants with Special Needs
    - Elderly Occupants: Andrew Morris, Senior Research Fellow, Vehicle Safety Research Center, Loughborough University
    - Pregnant Occupants: Harold Weiss, Director, Center for Injury Research and Control, University of Pittsburgh
    - Pregnant Occupant Modeling: Stefan Duma, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    - Child Occupants with Special Needs: Marilyn Bull, Professor of Pediatrics, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children
    § Dinner at the Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe & Arcade
    § Dr. Margaret H. Hines Award (plaque & monetary award) given to the best oral presenter and best poster presentation

    The agenda and registration form can be downloaded at To register please follow the directions on the form.

    Updated symposium information, including submission guidelines, can be found at or by contacting Dr. John Bolte by phone at (614) 688-4015 or email at


    The Ohio State University –
    Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory (IBRL)
    The Joint Planning Team
    Columbus Children’s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP)
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