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J Middleton
06-10-1994, 09:57 PM
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SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION AND SECOND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
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SECOND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
COMPUTER METHODS IN
BIOMECHANICS
&
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

21- 24 SEPTEMBER 1994
MARRIOTT HOTEL, SWANSEA, WALES, UK

in collaboration with
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SWANSEA, SWANSEA, UK
UNIVERSITY OF WALES COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, CARDIFF, UK
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INFORMATION AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

OVER SIXTY ABSTRACTS FROM 23 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES HAVE NOW BEEN
RECEIVED FOR THE SYMPOSIUM IN SEPTEMBER. THIS IS A SECOND CALL FOR
ABSTRACTS ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS. A LIST OF ABSTRACTS RECIEVED
MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ADDRESS GIVEN BELOW, (OR BY E-MAIL).

Submission of Abstracts
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ABSTRACTS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH AND ARE NOT TO EXCEED 300
WORDS(WITH ONE PAGE OF FIGURES IF APPROPRIATE). ABSTRACTS ARE
ACCEPTABLE BY E-MAIL. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION 20 JULY 1994

Symposium Topics
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Suggested topics for presentation are as follows:

o Material modelling, characterisation, response and mechanical
behaviour of bone structures
o Theoretical and numerical approaches for adaptive bone/tissue
remodelling including cell mechanics
o Implant/bone response and interaction, surface coatings,
corrosion, resorption and lubrication
o Design, assessment and performance of implants and fixation
devices including metal/ceramic and cemented/non-cemented
systems
o Hard/soft tissue analysis and response, joint/ligament mechanics
and replacement systems
o Dental and orthodontic mechanics, modelling of dental materials,
cements, ceramics, plastics and metals
o Computer methods for the assessment of prosthesis design and
response
o Mesh generation/adaption, geometrical modelling of surfaces,
image analysis and software interfaces
o Modelling of human body impact, damage, fracture and fracture
repair
o Validation and accuracy of numerical/experimental models,
testing procedures, experimental methods and material
identification


Symposium Proceedings
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Abstracts will be reviewed by the advisory panel for acceptance
and these will be published in the Symposium Proceedings which
will be available 4-6 months after the Symposium. Manuscripts will
be prepared as camera-ready copy, to formatted instructions, and
are to be returned by 9th SEPTEMBER 1994. Final papers will be a
maximum length of 10 pages and authors will be required to sign a
copyright release form. Abstracts of papers will be available to
participants at the meeting.

Location and Social Events
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The Symposium will be held at the Swansea Marriott Hotel**** which
is within Swansea's new Maritime Quarter. The location is within
one mile of Swansea's University campus and is centrally located
with good travel links to UK/London/Europe and International
Airports. A social programme will be arranged for delegates and
companions and will include Reception, Symposium Banquet and
traditional Celtic entertainment. A tour of local Welsh castles
and museums is also planned.

Accommodation
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A block reservation at discount prices (approx stlg50 per room per
night) has been obtained at the Marriott Hotel, Swansea, and
participants are advised to take advantage of this offer. To make
reservations contact 'The Swansea Marriott, Maritime Quarter,
Swansea, SA1 3SS, UK. Tel. +44 792 642020, Fax. +44 792 650345, or
for further information on student accommodation please contact
the organisers.


Symposium Fees
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The registration fees, inclusive of reception, lunches, banquet,
proceedings and social programme are as follows:
AUTHORS........................................... ...stlg300.00
DELEGATES......................................... ...stlg350.00
STUDENTS.......................................... ...stlg200.00
Cheques should be made payable, through a UK Bank, to: 'BIOCOMP
RESEARCH' and forwarded to the correspondence address address
below.

Important Dates
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DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT 20 th JULY 1994
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE 30 th JULY 1994
COMPLETED MANUSCRIPTS 9 th SEPTEMBER 1994
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REGISTRATION FORM

Intending participants should complete the following:

I WISH TO PRESENT A PAPER |_|

I WISH TO ATTEND AS A DELEGATE |_|

I WISH TO RECEIVE DETAILS OF THE PROCEEDINGS
WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE |_|

I WISH TO RECEIVE DETAILS OF THE PREVIOUS
PROCEEDINGS |_|


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Please return this form to:
John Middleton
Biomechanics and Biomedical Centre
Engineering Building
University College of Swansea
Singleton Park
Swansea SA2 8PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: (0792) 295514/295517
Telefax: (0792) 295514
E-mail. J.Middleton@Swansea.ac.uk




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John Middleton Dept of Civil Eng/Biomedical Eng
Engineering Building, University College Swansea
Swansea, UK. Tel. 0792(295514) Fax.(295676)