2021 Program

 

The four main focus areas of the 2021 Scientific Program will follow the work of these four pioneers.  

The abstract submission portal will be online in Winter of 2020. Registration will open Spring 2021.

The Preliminary Program follows (subject to change):

Thursday, July 29, 2021

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)

Friday, July 30, 2021

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

Saturday, July 31, 2021

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

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