CMBBE 2019 Social events

Columbia Campus Historic Tours

Columbia Historic Campus Tours will be organized on 15 & 16 August from 1:00 pm! 

Limited places are available! Sign up at the registration desk!
Find out more interesting facts about Columbia University here.

Welcome Reception


When: 14 August 2019, after the scientific programme

Where: Lerner Hall, Columbia University


Free of charge for conference delegates, however registration is required.

Included in the price of accompanying package.

CMBBE 2019 Cruise ship dinner


When: 15 August 2019, 19:30

Where: World Yacht, Pier 81 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036


The closest bus station to Pier 81 is 12 Av/ W 40 St of M12 bus.

You can also easily walk from 34th Street-Hudson Yards Subway Station

(Train 7, 13 min walk), from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal (Trains A, C, E,

16 min walk), or from Times Sq-42 St (Trains N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 7, 20 min walk).





  • 60 USD for conference participants (limited number of tickets party covered by the conference budget)
  • 140 USD for non-participants (accompanying person) and late registrations for conference participants

Tickets for the Conference Dinner on Thursday 15 August 2019 are not included in the registration fee and are non-refundable.
The Conference Dinner will take place on the World Yacht premium boat The Duchess. The magnificent views on the New York City sights and skyline while sipping a signature cocktails from the premium bar will make the CMBBE 2019 Conference dinner unforgettable.

Use the opportunity to network with your colleagues and specialists in biomechanics and biomedical engineering. The skyline of New York City’s midtown and lower Manhattan and the ever-mesmerizing Statue of Liberty during the cruise is simply icing on the cake.

There is limited capacity on the boat so please register for the dinner on time to secure your place.