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  • Footwear Biomechanics Symposium - July 8-10 - Liverpool

    The official call for abstracts for the 2015 Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, a satellite meeting of the XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), can be seen below:

    Dear Colleagues,
    The ISB Footwear Biomechanics Group is delighted to welcome you to Liverpool, UK for the
    biennial International Footwear Biomechanics Symposium to be held 8-10 July, just prior to
    the International Society of Biomechanics Congress in Glasgow (which starts July 12th, 2015).
    The venue for the meeting will be the new John Lennon Building (award winning Art and
    Design Academy) which has a large capacity lecture theatre and sits directly in front of the
    Catholic Cathedral in the heart of the city. The scientific programme will include world leading
    keynote speakers and sessions on emerging new challenges.


    Particular emphasis will be placed on the important information exchange that takes place in
    both oral and poster presentations.

    Keynote lectures:
    Dr Darren Stefanyshyn, University of Calgary.
    Footwear Research: Where do we go from here?

    Dr Max Donelan, Simon Fraser University.
    Control of Energy Minimization in Human Locomotion


    Important dates:
    Close abstract submissions: February 6, 2015
    Final decisions: April 3, 2015
    Early Bird registration: 1 May, 2015


    Accommodation
    Accommodation ranging from budget to 4* is available within a 5 to 20 minute walk of the symposium venue. Negotiated rates will be available through the website.


    Exhibition and Sponsorship
    Sponsors and Exhibitors will benefit from a purpose‐built exhibition area with the coffee break, lunch areas and poster presentations located adjacent to the booths.


    About Liverpool
    Liverpool recently celebrated its 800th birthday in style by becoming the European Capital of Culture in 2008. It is a vibrant city that is rich with culture, boasting many of the UK’s top museums and art galleries, as well as a long and successful music and sporting heritage. Many of the new hotels, restaurants and bars are housed in historic buildings of grand architecture.
    Liverpool has built an unrivaled reputation for the quality of its after‐work relaxation options. So – we look forward to seeing you in Liverpool in 2015, for what we are sure will be a fantastic
    scientific and social exchange. The popular sponsored Awards will receive their usual high profile at a banquet to be held in the famous Anglican Cathedral.


    With regards,
    Dr Mark Lake and Dr Kristiaan D’Août on behalf of the Liverpool
    2015 Organizing committee

    Please visit the conference website for more information or to submit an abstract:
    http://footwearbiomechanics.org/fbs2015

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    Re: Footwear Biomechanics Symposium - July 8-10 - Liverpool

    On-line registration for FBS2015 is still possible until Wednesday 1 July, midnight (GMT)!
    Please check out the fantastic programme on the meeting's website http://footwearbiomechanics.org/fbs2015.
    We will have keynote lectures by Max Donelan and by Darren Stefanyshyn, as well as 48 podium presentations and 51 posters.
    Looking forward to seeing you in Liverpool!

    The local organisers,
    Mark Lake & Kristiaan D'Août

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