Malaysia is the second ASEAN country to host APCB.
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has successfully won a bid to host the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Biomechanics (APCB) 2023, according to the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).
It is the second ASEAN country to host the event, which is expected to welcome an estimated 800 delegates and generate RM8.37 million (US$2 million) in economic impact.
Organised by the Asia-Pacific Association for Biomechanics (APAB), APCB is the biggest biomechanics conference to be held in Malaysia. The annual event provides a platform to encourage, foster, and promote research in the field of biomechanics in Asia Pacific region, and build a community for the industry.
Commenting on Malaysia's successful bid, CEO of MyCEB Datuk Zulkefli Hj. Sharif said, "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," he added.