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jmiddleton26
10-26-2009, 02:59 AM
9th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER
METHODS IN BIOMECHANICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
www.cmbbe2010.cf.ac.uk
24-27 February, 2010
Westin Hotel, Valencia, Spain

Coordinators:
John Middleton (Chair), Sam L Evans, Cathy Holt (Cardiff University, UK)
Christopher Jacobs (Columbia University, USA)
Brian Walker (Arup, UK)
Carlos Atienza (IBV, Spain

UPDATE AND INVITATION

We are pleased to inform you that we have received over 270 abstracts for
the CMMBE2010 meeting in Valencia www.cmbbe.cf.ac.uk. These abstracts are
presently being reviewed and we will contact you in the next few weeks with
details of acceptance and an initial programme. We would also like to take
this opportunity to thank all those that have submitted abstracts in the
general topics and to Special Sessions.

We do not require a second call for abstracts however we do have some oral
slots remaining particularly in Special Session SS6 on Cardiovascular
Biomechanics and Special Session SS9 on Modelling of the Brain Vasculature.
A full list of Special Sessions and topics can be found on the webpage
http://www.cmbbe2010.cf.ac.uk/pages/topics.htm. If you do wish to forward
an abstract then please do so through the website.

We would also bring your attention to the Symposium main sponsors Arup
www.arup.com, Taylor and Francis http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/gcmb and
Meditech www.meditech.cf.ac.uk who are offering some major prizes during
the meeting, see http://www.cmbbe2010.cf.ac.uk/pages/prizes.htm.

The symposium is also endorsed by the American Society of Biomechanics
www.asbweb.org, Zimmer www.zimmer.com, IBV Valencia http://www.ibv.org/
together with other organizations, a full list of sponsors and endorsements
can be found on the website www.cmbbe2010.cf.a.uk

PROGRAMME
We are presently preparing the programme for the event and this will
consist of over 30 plenary presentations, please see list of invited
speakers at http://www.cmbbe2010.cf.ac.uk/pages/invited_speakers.htm, 12
Special Sessions, 1 Mini-Symposium and a further 22 sessions on novel
developments in computational biomechanics.

SPONSORSHIP and COMPANY PARTICIPATION:
We are now pleased to invite commercial organizations, medical technology
companies, software developers and publishing houses to participate in the
symposium and please do contact John Middleton middletonj2@cf.ac.uk or
Rumana Faruque faruquer@cf.ac.uk for details of company participation.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to Valencia and Spain in
February 2010 for what we hope will be an excellent event in bringing
together the best of R&D in computational biomechanics. If you need any
further details pleased to do contact us through the website
www.cmbbe2010.cf.ac.uk.

The Symposium Organisers

Prof. John Middleton DSc
Director of Biomaterials/Biomechanics Research Centre
Cardiff University School of Dentistry
Cardiff Medicentre
Heath Park
Cardiff CF14 4UJ Wales, UK
Tel/Fax. +44 (0)29 20682161
Email: middletonj2@cardiff.ac.uk
www.meditech.cf.ac.uk