KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 — Malaysia will be hosting the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Biomechanics (APCB) in 2023 – the second ASEAN country to host the prestigious event, said Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).
In a statement today, it said that the event is expected to receive some 800 delegates, with an estimated RM8.37 million in economic impact.
Organised by the Asia-Pacific Association for Biomechanics (APAB), APCB is the biggest biomechanics conference to be held in Malaysia.
MyCEB said the annual event provides a platform to encourage, foster, and promote research in the field of biomechanics in the Asian-Pacific region, and build a community for the industry.
Chief executive officer Datuk Zulkefli Sharif said Malaysia won the bid to host the event in Taipei, Taiwan, earlier this month.
“The bidding process required countries to present their pitch to APAB’s executive council.
“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 and the Ministry of Education Malaysia,” he said.