CARTA ABERTA SOBRE REABERTURA DE ACADEMIAS PARA AS PRÁTICAS CORPORAIS E ATIVIDADES FÍSICAS NO CONTEXTO DA PANDEMIA.
8 de junho de 2020
https://www.i-fab2021.com/

As the host of the next i-FAB 2021 in Brazil, it is my pleasure to announce and invite you to join us in this unique scientific venture in the next International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Meeting, to be held in São Paulo and organized by the i-FAB Committee and the University of São Paulo –
USP.
The event will take place from April 11 to 14, 2021 and it will happen for the first time in South America. We have the pleasure and the honour to bring this high-level scientific meeting to Brazil and Sao Paulo for the first time ever. This is a great opportunity to visit this beautiful country and discuss cutting edge research on foot and ankle biomechanics.
I-FAB 2021 will be a three-day scientific program with an exciting agenda in a single place. The program will be multidisciplinary and full of presentations from our international guests and invited speakers. We are planning pre-congress courses and workshops, 5 international lectures, 6 oral sessions, 2 special sessions and 2 poster sessions, as well as moments of fraternization and exchange of experience between professionals from different parts of the world.

The focus of the presentations will be subjects related to Footwear/Orthotics, Sports, Physiotherapy / Rehabilitation, Clinical Biomechanics, Foot and Ankle Modeling, Orthopedics and Surgery.

The program includes:
TWO SPECIAL SESSIONS:

1) DIABETIC FOOT
 David G. Armstrong – Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
 Sicco Bus – University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam – Netherlands
2) WEIGHT-BEARING CT
 Francois Lintz – International WBCT Society, France
 Alberto Leardini – Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna – Italy

FIVE KEYNOTE SESSIONS:

1) WHAT’S HAPPENING IN MY ACHILLES TENDON? THE EFFECTS OF RUNNING IN
DIFFERENT FOOTWEAR
 Toni Arndt – Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences – Sweden; President of the
International Society of Biomechanics, ISB
2) EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN FOOT AND ITS RELATION TO WALKING AND RUNNING GAIT
 Madhusudhan Venkadesan – Yale University, Connecticut – United States
3) INVESTIGATION OF HUMAN FOOT FUNCTION USING APPROACHES IN IMAGING AND
MUSCULOSKELETAL MODELING
 Michael Rainbow – Queen’s University, Kingston – Canada

4) THE COLLAPSING FOOT: CHALLENGES IN DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT; THE ROLE OF THE
WEIGHT-BEARING CT
 Cesar de Cesar Netto – University of Iowa, Iowa City-IA – United States
5) THE FOOT CORE PARADIGM: LET’S THINK DIFFERENTLY ABOUT THE FOOT
 Irene Davis – Harvard Medical School, Cambridge – United States

PRE-CONGRESS ACTIVITIES:
1) SHORT COURSE: GAIT RETRAINING FOR RUNNING INJURIES: FOCUS ON THE FOOT
 Irene Davis – Harvard Medical School, Cambridge – United States
2) WORKSHOP: MULTI-SEGMENT FOOT MODELING TUTORIAL
Theoretical:
 Alberto Leardini – Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna – Italy
 Julie Stebbins – Gait Lab – Oxford University Hospitals
 Toni Arndt – Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences – Sweden; President of the
International Society of Biomechanics, ISB)
Practical:
 Alessandra Matias – University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo – Brazil
 Paolo Caravaggi – Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna – Italy
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For the full program and detailed information about the activities, please visit: https://www.i-fab2021.com/
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The registration is open! Bring your team and colleagues and be eligible for progressive discounts on your registration.
Register now at http://i-fab2021.com/registration
We are looking forward to meeting you in São Paulo!!
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Isabel Sacco
Chair of I-FAB 2020 University of Sao Paulo – School of Medicine

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