International Shoulder Group update

Posted on April 4, 2016

The 11th biennial Conference of the International Shoulder Group will be held in Winterthur, Switzerland, on Thu 14th – Sat 16th July 2016. It is organized by the IMES Institute for Mechanical Systems at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences. The programme is now online (pdf).

Highlights include:

  • An OpenSim Workshop that will introduce a new shoulder model with an improved description of the scapulothoracic and glenohumeral joints. The workshop will include a brief overview of the OpenSim software, and hands-on examples using the new model to investigate shoulder mobility-related dysfunctions.
  • Keynote speeches from PD Dr Matthias Zumstein, Head of Shoulder, Elbow and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the University Hospital of Berne, and Prof. Dr. Tobias Nef, Head of the Gerontechnology & Rehabilitation ARTORG Centre for Biomedical Engineering Research in Berne.
  • 33 oral and 10 poster presentations, with presenters coming from 12 different countries
  • An optional one-day trip to the Swiss Alps on the day after the conference.

Pleaser register by Friday May 13th for the reduced rate, and if you would like to attend the Opensim Workshop, remember to tick the box on the registration form.

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