World Biomaterials Congresses

The principal duty of the ILC is the organization of a World Biomaterials Congress once every four years.

The previous World Congresses and those in planning include:

Vienna (1980)

Washington (1984)

Kyoto (1988)

Berlin (1992)

Toronto (1996)

Honolulu (2000)

Sydney (2004)

Amsterdam (2008)

Chengdu (2012)

Montreal (2016)

Glasgow/Virtual (2020)

Daegu (2024)

For the Information of Convention Centres and Professional Conference Organisations

IUSBSE receives many requests from Convention Centres regarding the hosting of World Biomaterials Congresses. The following information may be useful to those organisations:

World Biomaterials Congresses for 2024 is already planned. We will entertain nominations for a Congress venue for the year 2028 at the Daegu meeting in 2024. Such nominations are made by participating and constituent Biomaterials Societies of the host countries, not by independent Convention Centres or non-technical organizations. You may contact the Secretary of IUSBSE should you require further information.