Malaysia will officially host the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Biomechanics (APCB) 2023. APCB is the biggest biomechanics conference to be held in Malaysia. Organised by the APAB, brought in by The Malaysian Society of Biomechanics (MSB) and supported by various authorities especially MyCEB,.
As the second ASEAN country to host APCB in a larger scale, Malaysia is expecting to host and welcome approximately 800 delegates for the event, with an estimated RM 8.37 million in economic impact in the country, altogether. The annual event provides platform to encourage, foster, and promote research in the field of biomechanics in the Asian-Pacific region, and build a community for the industry.
Datuk Zulkefli Hj. Sharif, Chief Executive Officer of MyCEB said “The bidding process required countries to present their pitch to the executive council of the Asia-Pacific Association of Biomechanics (APAB). Malaysia was successful as we put forward a very compelling case and a winning ingredient with the strong support by various authorities including MyCEB, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) and the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE). APAB was also impressed with the line of education and medical institutions that were part of the panel of partners such as University of Malaya, University of Malaya Medical Centre, University of Malaysia Terengganu, National Sports Institutions and more,”.
He continued, “Malaysia has always been unique in the sense of our heritage and culture, forming a charm of our own. Business visitors are sure to gain the experience of various cultures all in one nation, something that has kept our industry alive apart from the country’s facilities when it comes to business events”.
For the event top-level biomechanist are brought to Malaysia to create a strong legacy in the field of biomechanics in Malaysia which eventually gives a platform fr inhouse biomechanist to present their work in front of top scientists.