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CSB 2016 (Canadian Society for Biomechanics 19th Biennial meeting)

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  • CSB 2016 (Canadian Society for Biomechanics 19th Biennial meeting)

    Seasonís Greetings from the Organizing Committee CSB 2016!

    Please join us for the 19th biennial meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics, hosted by McMaster University. The meeting will be held July 19-22, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Hamilton Ontario, hosted by McMaster University. Downtown Hamilton is undergoing major renewal and the conference venue is surrounded by a number of excellent gastropubs, restaurants, museums, the Art Gallery of Hamilton and concert venues. We are excited to host a conference that supports and highlights the proud tradition of the CSB while promoting new collaborations in scientific and social contexts.

    Conference Highlights
    • Keynote speakers include Dr. Julie Steele (University of Wollongong), Dr. B.J. Fregley (University of Florida), and Dr. Geoff Fernie (Toronto Rehabilitation Institute)
    • Three symposia will focus on the areas of Bone, Ergonomics and Gait
    • We are also working on sessions for Alternate Careers and Job Preparation/Skills
    • Exhibitors
    • Social program

    - CSB Master's Student Award
    - CSB Doctoral Student Award
    - Dave Winter Promising Young Investigator Award
    - CSB Student Travel Grants

    Important dates:
    • February 29, 2016 - abstracts due
    • May 1, 2016 - notification of acceptance
    • May 15, 2016 - early bird registration deadline
    • July 19-22, 2016 - CSB 2016, Hamilton, ON

    Travel Info:
    Note that the John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton is serviced by WestJet and is a very convenient access point to Hamilton from many cities.

    We have been working with a new conference website system, thank you in advance for your patience while the website becomes fully active. Any questions should be directed to the conference email account (, or the conference chair, Peter Keir (

    Happy New Year and we hope to see you in Hamilton in July!

    CSB 2016 Organizing Committee
    Monica Maly
    Cheryl Quenneville
    Greg Wohl
    Peter Keir