Reminder ISEA 2014 Conference paper abstratcs due soon

The 2014 Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association
Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce further details of the 2014 Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA). Delegates will enjoy a hugely stimulating conference week. The scientific programme will provide the opportunity to discover and debate the latest developments in sports research, whilst the extensive social programme will provide unique experiences and help to foster friendships old and new. Full details of the scientific and social programme can be found here,

Abstract deadline approaching!

Industry and academic researchers are invited to submit their original work for inclusion in the conference proceedings. The publication process has two stages:

1.      Submission of a short abstract detailing the nature and scope of the research; if work is not yet complete, the abstract can be a statement of intent. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 12th July 2013. Submit your abstract here,

2.      Successful authors will be invited to submit a full 6 page paper before 1st November 2013. Full papers will be blind peer reviewed and published by Elsevier Procedia Engineering in a hard bound book of proceedings, and online at Science Direct.

Keynote speakers

We are delighted to announce that the scientific programme will include keynote presentations from four world leading researchers;

Professor Mont Hubbard – University of California, Davis

Dr Darren Stefanyshyn – University of Calgary

Dr Martin Strangwood – University of Birmingham

Professor Steve Haake – Sheffield Hallam University.

The work of these researchers has been hugely influential in establishing the sports engineering discipline, and their presentations are sure to be conference highlights.

Awards and prizes

Authors will be eligible to win one of four prestigious awards with significant prize value.

UK Sport Technology Innovation Prize

Awarded to the poster presentation which exhibits the most promising technological innovation in sports engineering.The prize has a value of £500.

Adidas Footwear Prize

Awarded to the paper which demonstrates ground-breaking engineering research in the area of sports footwear performance. The prize has a value of £500.

ISEA Student Investigator Prize

Awarded to the best oral presentation of a student’s original research. Student authors will be shortlisted and finalists will be invited to present their work in a special session. Finalists will share prizes with a total value of £500.

The Centre for Sports Engineering Research Prize

Awarded to the best research paper presented at the conference, from any author, on any topic.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sheffield in July 2014!

Yours faithfully,

David James

On behalf of the organising committee of the Engineering of Sport 10

Dr David James, Editor-in-chief, Sheffield Hallam University

Mrs Amanda Brothwell, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr Simon Choppin, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr Tom Allen, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr Jon Wheat, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr Paul Fleming, Loughborough University


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