12th Conference of the International Shoulder Group
August 12-13, 2018
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

The 2018 ISG abstract submission deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM CST on Friday, March 16th, 2018. Abstract acceptance notification will occur in April. Authors will be required to submit a .pdf version of the abstract, enter brief information on all co-authors, and the presenting author will be required to submit a brief financial disclosure. On the main conference page, there is one link for abstract submission and a separate link for the Presenting Author disclosure that must be completed prior to the abstract being accepted

The12th Conference of the International Shoulder Group will beheld August 12-13, 2018 in Rochester, MN on the Mayo Clinic campus. The meetingwill be held immediately after the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)meeting to promote cross-over in attendance. The organizers of ISG encouragethe submission of abstracts on the entire spectrum of shoulder-related researchand clinical application, including but not limited to glenohumeralkinematics/kinetics, clinical case studies, rehabilitation, ergonomics, musculoskeletaland orthopedic mechanics, prosthetics, cellular, molecular and tissuemechanics, imaging, motor control, computational modeling and simulation, andsports. The program will include an anticipated 7 podium sessions and 1 postersession, lab tours, and keynote lectures by prominent women in the field ofShoulder Biomechanics, including Dr. Katherine Saul (North Carolina StateUniversity), Dr. Lori Michener (University of Southern California), and Dr.Wendy Hurd. Meeting information is available through the meetingwebsite (http://www.ce.mayo.edu/ISG2018),including links for the abstract template and submission (opening on January 10th,2018), and meeting registration. Diversity travel awards and Best Paper andPoster award information will be updated prior to the opening ofRegistration.

Abstracts must conform to the formatting and other requirements indicated inthe downloadable submission guidelines and abstract template document(available in Word Format). Theabstract is limited to one page.

Authors of abstracts presented at the ISG meeting will also have theopportunity to submit full articles following the conference, which will bepeer-reviewed and published in a special issue of Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology (JEK).

The International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) kindly awards a number oftravel grants for students seeking to attend technical group meetings in 2018.For further details and application requirements, see ISB student grant guidelines (https://isbweb.org/students/student-grants)

We look forward to seeing you in Rochester!

Melissa (Missy) Morrow,PhD
Conference Chair, Mayo Clinic

Meghan Vidt, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, Pennsylvania State University