21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, 5-8th July, Prague, Czech Republic

On Sunday, July 5, three precourses are scheduled, while in the afternoon the Opening Ceremony will take place. The main Congress programme will commence at 08:00 Monday morning (July 6th) and go through Wednesday, July 8, closing at 17:00; three days of exciting plenary and awardee talks, podium and poster presentations.

 

PRELIMINARY DEADLINES:

3 OCTOBER 2014 Opening of the registration and abstract submission

30 JANUARY 2015 Abstract submission deadline

16 MARCH 2015 Abstract evaluation deadline

2 APRIL 2015 Notification about the abstract acceptance

15 MAY 2015 Early bird registration deadline

PRE-COURSES:

Short Course of Tissue Engineering: focused on nanomaterials, technology of their fabrication and the use of nanomaterials in biomedicine. This one day course is divided into two parts – theoretical and practical.

Combined experimental and modelling approach to clinical applications: focused on the main mechanical testing techniques used for biological biomimetic tissues (biological investigation including stress/strain behavior, medical usage of micro-tomography, multiscale and homogenization techniques in tissue modelling, clinical application – Computer assist diagnosis and software modelling).

Evaluation of implant´s stability: the aim of the course is to describe the role of stability of implants for their success rate. The course includes a theoretical and a practical part.

PLENARY SPEAKERS:

Jacob Klein, Weizmann Institute of Science, “Molecular mechanisms of biological lubrication “

Jeffrey A. Weiss, University of Utah, “FEBio: Finite Elements for Biomechanics”.

Prof Richard M Hall, University of Leeds, Title to be announced.

REGISTRATION:

Early registration until the 15th of May is advised to benefit from the congress reduced fee. The registration fee covers welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunches, sessions, bag, and printed materials. The registration fee also includes a one-year ESB membership, valid until the end of 2016 for ESB members. More detailed information available at the Congress webpage (http://www.esbiomech2015.org/).

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