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jmiddleton26
12-10-2002, 09:55 PM
MEDITECH - The medical engineering and
technology research network.

COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN
BIOMECHANICS
AND BIOLOGICAL STRUCTURES

Thursday 30th January, 2003
at
Manchester United Football Club
Old Trafford, Manchester
(www.manutd.com)

Sponsored by NPL the Welsh Development Agency,
MEDIWALES and Wilde and Partners (Manchester)

We are pleased to invite you to the forthcoming Medical
Technology and Engineering Research Network meeting,
({ HYPERLINK "http://www.meditech.uwcm.ac.uk"
}www.meditech.uwcm.ac.uk). The objective of this
meeting is to present advances being made and future
challenges in the area of computational biomechanics and
biological structures. The invited speakers who will
provide a state of the art review of this area represent
industry, research centres, software companies and the
university sector. Researchers, industry and software
companies interested in biomedical engineering are also
invited to present posters and space will be provided for
products and demonstration at no extra charge.

The cost of the meeting will be 65 and will include three-
coffee breaks, lunch and symposium pack. Numbers will
be restricted and places will be allocated on a first come
first served basis

Preliminary Programme and speakers

Venue Conference Suite Manchester United FC
9.30 10.00 Registration and Coffee
Session 1. 10.00 11.15

Georges Limbert. (Univ. Wales College of Medicine.)
Finite element modelling of biological soft tissue

Bob Gilliver (ANSYS Inc.)
Single physics is not enough

C Song (Univ of Dundee)
Finite Element Analysis and simulation for surgery.

11.15 11.45 Coffee Break
Session 2. 11.45 1.00
Darren Hodson (Astra Zeneca)
Overview of FEA Strategy and case studies.

Rodney Hose (Sheffield Univ)
Simulation of blood flow and fluids dynamics

Nick Granville (Smith & Nephew Research)
To be announced

Lunch 1.00 2.00
Session 3. 2.00 3.15

Stuart Kelly (Atkins)
Computational techniques and medical device design

Sam Evans (Cardiff University)
Modelling of bone structures and local failure prediction

Farrar James (Wilde and Partners)
Future Trends in biomedical applications
3.15 4.30 Coffee and Networking Session
4.30 Close

You may register directly through the Meditech website
www.meditech.uwcm.ac.uk or contact Jane on
XiangZ@cf.ac.uk (click on news and events)John
Middleton, Professor of Biomechanical Engineering
Biomechanics Research Unit
University of Wales College of Medicine
Cardiff Medicentre
Heath Park
Cardiff CF14 4UJ, Wales, UK
Tel/fax: 02920 682161
email: middletonj2@cardiff.ac.uk

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