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Liz Tanner
12-05-2000, 01:40 AM
The European Society for Biomaterials Conference 2001

The Brewery, Chiswell Street London
12-14 September.

Abstracts are requested and the deadline is 1 February 2001.

The ESB 2001 web site is now up and active at

http://www.irc-biomed-materials.qmw.ac.uk/ESB2001.html

e-mail address: esb2001@qmw.ac.uk


Hardcopy Three blind (minus authors names and affiliations) copies and one
non-blinded copy to the format shown on the web site should be submitted.

Electronic Submission One blind (minus authors names and affiliations) and
one non-blind copy should be submitted as PDF or Word 98 attachments to ESB
2001@qmw.ac.uk.

All submissions should be with a covering letter containing the name,
address and contact details for the corresponding author, including e-mail
address, and up to four keywords (available from the web site). Please
indicate whether you would like the abstract to be considered for an oral
presentation/poster presentation/either or a Special Symposium (listed on
the web site).

by 1 February 2001

THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE INTESETED IN ATTENDING THE LOWER LIMB BIOMECHANICS
CONFERENCE AT SALFORD 10-12 SEPTEMBER
(http://www.healthcare.salford.ac.uk/biomechanics2001)
SHOULD NOTE THAT THE ESB WILL NOT HAVE ANY BIOMECHANICS PAPERS ON WED 12TH


Publication in the Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine
Fifty selected abstracts will be invited to submit short papers (4 journal
pages) for publication in the Journal of Materials Science: Materials in
Medicine in the December 2001 special issue. The manuscripts must be
received by 1 May 2001.

Timetable
Abstract deadline 1 February 2001

Notification of abstract acceptance/rejection by 1 April 2001

Deadline for the submission of papers to
J. Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 1 May 2001

Deadline for early registration 1 June 2001

Deadline for pre-conference registration 3 September 2001

Additionally nominations are requested for the ESB Prizes

George Winter
The George Winter award is established to recognise outstanding
contributions in the field of biomaterials. The nominee must have
contributed significantly to knowledge in the field of biomaterials and/or
materials controlled, or influenced, reactions within the body through
basic, experimental and/or clinical research. The work must have been
published previously.

Jean LeRay
The Jean Leray award is established to recognise outstanding contributions
in the field of biomaterials by a young scientist. The nominee must be under
the age of 35 and have contributed to knowledge in the field of biomaterials
and/or materials controlled, or influenced, reactions within the body
through basic, experimental and/or clinical research.
Both prizes are presented annually during the ESB Conference and consist of
a certificate, a plaque, refund of the Conference registration fee and
travelling expenses. The nominees need not be members of ESB or citizens of
European countries.
Nominations for one or both prizes should be submitted by 31 December 2000
to:

Professor Peter Revell OR Professor Peter Thomson
President of ESB Secretary of ESB
Department of Histopathology Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Royal Free Campus RFUCMS University of Göteborg
Rowland Hill Street Box 420
London NW3 2PF S-40530 Göteborg
UK SWEDEN


Student Prizes
ESB Student Awards are for 2 young scientists (under the age of 35). The
work must not have been published previously. Candidates must indicate when
they submit their abstracts if they would like to be considered for these
prizes. The award winners will be selected by an awards committee and the
awards are presented during the conference. Each award consists of a
certificate, refund of the Conference registration fee and travelling
expenses up to 600Euros.
Travel Awards
ESB Travel Awards are to encourage the participation of young scientists in
the conference. The applicants do not need to be members of ESB or citizens
of European countries. The travel awards will contribute to the cost of
travel to the conference.

Biomaterials 2001 Secretariat
IRC in Biomedical Materials
Queen Mary and Westfield College
Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
United Kingdom
Phone +44 20 7882 5318
Fax +44 20 8983 1799
e-mail: esb2001@qmw.ac.uk
http://www.irc-biomed-materials.qmw.ac.uk/ESB2001.html

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