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Arthur Brandwood
05-24-1993, 09:24 PM
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First Announcement and
Call for Papers

4TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
of the
AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOMATERIALS

in conjunction with

Workshop on Orthopaedic Implant Retrieval

February 20-22, 1994

Coogee Beach
Sydney, Australia

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PROGRAM

The one day Workshop on Orthopaedic Implant Retrieval will take
place on Sunday 20th February.

The Conference will take place on Monday 21st ! Tuesday 22nd
February. Technical Sessions will focus on the following areas:

* Cardiovascular applications of biomaterials

* Biomedical Polymers

* Dental applications

* Orthopaedics and reconstructive surgery

* Ophthalmic applications

* Natural biomaterials

* Surface Interactions

* Ceramic and composite materials

All abstracts will be subject to critical review by the program
committee. Abstracts must be substantive and include sufficient
detail to allow a fair evaluation in the review. The final
decision on acceptance and mode of presentation (oral or poster)
will rest with the program committee. Abstracts must be
submitted by 1st November, 1993. Authors will be notified of the
status of their paper by 6th December, 1993

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Social Program

The conference will include a workshop dinner, welcoming
reception, excursion and conference dinner. An accompanying
persons program will be offered.

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VENUE

The 1994 meeting of the Australian Society for Biomaterials will
be held at the Holiday Inn, Coogee Beach. This international
standard hotel is situated right next to the Pacific Ocean,
overlooking Coogee Beach and is only 15 minutes from Sydney city
centre with its picturesque harbour and the Sydney Opera House.
A number of other ocean beaches are nearby, including the world
famous Bondi Beach.

Hotel Facilities include a heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna,
health club and tennis courts, two restaurants and two bars. A
wide variety of inexpensive restaurants are just a short stroll
from the hotel. The Holiday Inn is just 15 minutes from the
international airport and a complimentary shuttle service is
available to guests. February is summertime in Sydney The
climate is warm and sunny with daytime temperatures typically
25C (77F).

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Conference Timetable

Deadline for submission of abstracts 1st November, 1993

Notification of abstract status 6th December, 1993

Deadline for early registration 14th January, 1994

Workshop on Orthopaedic Implant Retrieval 20th February, 1994

Conference 21st-22nd February, 1994

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PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

Name:............................................. ................
(Title) (Given Name) (Middle Initial) (Surname)

Job Title:............................................ ............
Specialty/Discipline:....................................... ......
Department:....................................... ................
Institution/Company:.......................................... ....
Address:.......................................... ................
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City:............................................. ................
State:............................................ ................
Country:.......................................... ................
Post/Zip Code:............................................. .......

Telephone:........................................ ................
Fax:.............................................. ................
(Overseas Visitors Please Include Country And Area Code)

Delegates will receive instructions for preparation of abstracts
and full details of housing options and conference and social
programs with the second notice.

Mail, email or Fax this form to:

Dr Arthur Brandwood
Australian Society for Biomaterials Inc.
Centre for Biomedical Engineering
UNSW, PO Box 1, Kensington
NSW 2033, Australia

Telephone: +61 (0)2 697 3911
Fax: +61 (0)2 663 2108
E-Mail: A.Brandwood@unsw.edu.AU

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Arthur Brandwood A.Brandwood@unsw.edu.au
Centre for Biomedical Engineering Tel: +61 2 697 3906
University of New South Wales Fax: +61 2 663 2108
Sydney, Australia
(Postal Address: PO Box 1, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia)