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sevans80
10-10-2007, 06:25 PM
8th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMECHANICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
(www.cmbbe2008.cf.ac.uk)

27 February – 1 March
Sheraton Hotel and Spa, Porto, Portugal

Coordinators:
John Middleton, Sam Evans, Cathy Holt (Cardiff University, UK)
Christopher Jacobs (Stanford University, USA)
Nigel Shrive (Calgary University, Canada)

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS - 16th November 2007
ACCEPTANCE OF ABSTRACTS – 5th December 2007

REMINDER AND DETAILS OF MINI-SYMPOSIUM AND PRIZES
We would like to invite you to submit abstracts to CMBBE2008 and to remind you that the deadline
for submission is 16th November 2007. We are also pleased to provide the following details of
Mini-Symposia and the Prizes that have been offered by sponsors of the meeting. Full details of the
meeting are at and if you have any queries please do contact the organizers.
We would be pleased to receive abstracts as soon as possible.

MINI-SYMPOSIA ACCEPTED TO DATE
* Dental Biomechanics (Chairs: Chris Bourauel and Arturo Natali)
* Facial Imaging in Clinical Dentistry (Chair: Stephen Richmond)
* Simulation and Dynamics of Wound Healing (Chair: Cees Oomens)
* Motion Analysis and Human Body Performance (Chair: Cathy Holt)
* Computational Methods in Image Processing for Biomechanics
(Chair: Joao Tavares)
* Biomechanical behaviour of soft issues (Chair: Renato Jorge)
* Bone and joint reconstructions: effects of surgical fixation techniques on stability
(Chair: Rajshree Mootanah)
* MATERIALISE : http://www.materialise.com/
Integration of Medical Imaging with CAD/FEA and Rapid Manufacturing.
(Chairs: Panos Diamantopolous and Marteen De Vleeschouwer)
* ARUP: www.arup.com/ SIMPLEWARE: http://www.simpleware.co.uk/
From Image to Analysis (Chairs: Brian Walker and Philippe Young)

PRIZES OFFERED THROUGH SPONSORSHIP

The ARUP prizes for
"Innovative Contribution to Applied Biomechanics/Biomedical Engineering" (€ 700)
"Best poster presentation" (€ 350)

The Taylor & Francis prize for
"Innovative Contribution to Theoretical Biomechanics/Biomedical Engineering" (€ 700)

The Meditech prizes for "Best student presentation"
First prize: € 500
Second prize: € 200
Third prize: € 100

This promises to be another excellent meeting and we look forward to seeing you in Porto.
Sam Evans



Dr Sam Evans
School of Engineering
Cardiff University
The Parade
Cardiff CF24 3AA
Tel +44 29 20876876
Fax +44 29 20874939