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It is with pleasure that we advise you of the results of the recent 2019-2021 ISB Executive Council elections. Almost 40% of the active membership voted – a good ‘turn-out’, and comparable to past years. Those elected were:

President-Elect: Alberto Leardini (IT)

2019-2021 Council:    

  Jacqueline Alderson (AU)

  Thor Besier (NZ)

  Katherine Boyer (US)

  Dario Cazzola (UK)

  Elizabeth Clarke (AU)

  Tim Derrick (US)

  Janet Dufek (US)

  Daniel Hahn (DE)

  Glen Lichtwark (AU)

  Jennifer Shin (KR)

Student Representative: Megan Smidebush (US)


Kind regards,

Graeme A. Wood (on behalf of ISB Past-President Andrew Cresswell)

BOOM Episode 16 is live! Melissa Boswell and Hannah O'Day talk to Prof Deanna Gates from the University of Michigan.




Sāo Paulo Brazil will host the next International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics (i-FAB) meeting, to be held April 5-8, 2020. This is the first time South America has hosted i-FAB, in collaboration with the Brazilian Society of Biomechanics. The focus of the presentations will be on several hot topics within Footwear/ Orthotics, Sports, Physiotherapy/Rehabilitation, Clinical Biomechanics, Foot and ankle Modeling, Orthopedics and Surgery. All related disciplines are encouraged to participate to enhance the largeness and depth of the meeting. Stay tuned for further updates!

TGCS 2019 is an upcoming symposium organized by International Society of Biomechanics members and its technical group partners that focuses on computer simulation in biomechanics. Keynote speakers include Wendy Murray (Northwestern University) and Ilse Jonkers (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven). The meeting will take place in beautiful Canmore, Canada from 28 to 30 July 2019. 

The minutes of the 2015 General Assembly of the ISB will be considered at the General Assembly in Brisbane on Thursday 27 July 2017. 

2015 General Assembly Minutes

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