2022 Program

The four main focus areas of the 2022 Scientific Program will follow the work of these four pioneers.  

The abstract submission portal will be online June 3, 2021. Registration will open August 2, 2021.

The Preliminary Program follows (subject to change):

Saturday, January 8, 2022

1:00 p.m. Honoree Talk: "Driving Force for Promoting Innovation of Biomaterials: From Bioglass to Bioactive Metals", Tadashi Kokubo, PhD (plus invited speakers)
3:00 p.m. Break in poster hall
3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

  • Hard Materials Abstract Presentations
  • Panel Discussion (Topic TBD)

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception (Away from posters)

Sunday, January 9, 2022

8:00 a.m. Honoree Talk: "Biomaterials Evolution: Commercial to “Designer” Polymers- A 50 Year Perspective", Art Coury, PhD (plus invited speakers)
10:00 a.m. Break in Poster Hall
10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions:

  • Polymers Abstract Presentations
  • Panel Discussion (Topic TBD)

12:00 – 1:00 pm LUNCH (provided)

1:00 p.m. Honoree Talk:  "Design of Intelligent Surfaces for Cell Sheet Tissue Engineering", Teruo Okano, PhD (plus invited speakers)
3:00 p.m. Break in poster hall
3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

  • Tissue Engineering Abstract Presentations
  • Panel Topic TBD

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. BASH / LUAU

Monday, January 10, 2022

8:00 a.m. Honoree Talk: "Implant Pathology and the Foreign Body Reaction", James M. Anderson, MD, PhD (plus invited speakers)
10:00 a.m. Break in Poster Hall
10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions:

  • Implant Pathology Abstract Presentations
  • Panel Topic TBD

12:00 ADJOURNED

PROGRAM ABSTRACTS SPONSORSHIP HOTEL + REGISTRATION

SFB News

The Biomaterials Forum Third Quarter 2021 issue is now available online!