Northwest Biomechanics Symposium, 2014

Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17, 2014

Hosted by: Willamette University and Oregon State University

Held at: Willamette University, Salem, OR

Keynote address by: Francisco Valero-Cuevas (biosketch)



NWBS 2014 is the 10th annual Northwest Biomechanics Symposium, a regional meeting supported by the American Society of Biomechanics. This meeting will be held at the Willamette University campus in Salem, OR, on May 16-17, 2014.

The conference focus is on sharing current biomechanics research in the region; students and recent students present their work in podium or poster format. Presentations from any area of biomechanics are encouraged. The conference highlights events that foster collaboration in the region and student networking and mentoring opportunities, including a keynote address, round-table discussion sessions between students, faculty, and other biomechanics industry professionals, and a dinner banquet on Friday evening.

This event was made possible by the generous support of the American Society of Biomechanics, Noraxon USA, Inc., and our Corporate Sponsors.  

Important Dates

Abstract Submission
Deadline – April 7, 2014 

(extended to 6:00 pm on Wednesdsay, April 9)

All abstracts should be sent to NWBiomechSym@gmail.com. Formatting and submission requirements can be found in the Abstract Submission section.

Online Registration
Deadline – April 25, 2014

Register Now

Please help us with our planning by completing your online registration as soon as possible. Registration will be accepted online through April 25, 2014.

Conference Chairs

  • Brandi Row Lazzarini, Willamette University
  • Mike Pavol, Oregon State University
  • Ravi Balasubrahmanian, Oregon State University