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    DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION ($50 for 3 day event) - May 1st, 2009

    We would like to invite you to attend the 2009 Injury Biomechanics Symposium
    which will be held May 17th through May 19th, 2009 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

    We are pleased to announce that 11 universities from around the world will
    be participating in the symposium. The symposium will feature 8 oral
    presentations and 10 posters. A small sample of the experimental and
    theoretical topics to be discussed includes:

    Liver Injury Testing
    Airbag Effectiveness
    Frontal Bone Blunt Impact Trauma
    Cervical Spine Instrumentation Technique
    Material Properties of Pediatric Ribs
    Head-First Impact Simulation
    Inverse Dynamics Based Determination of Cervical Spine Loads

    Other Symposium events will include:
    - Welcome reception including food and drinks at the Varsity Club
    - Keynote Address by Guy Nusholtz, executive consultant and senior
    manager in the Experimental and Computational Mechanics department at
    - Guest speakers including
    - Mary Roach, New York Times bestselling author of Stiff: The Curious
    Lives of Human Cadavers
    - Karla Zadnik, OD PhD, Chair of the Biomedical Sciences IRB and IRB
    Policy Committee for Ohio State
    - Banquet 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 presenter

    A working agenda and registration form is attached to this email and can
    also 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
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Columbus Children's
    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

    Denton ATD, Inc.
    Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc.
    Toyota Motor North America, Inc.