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Herman J. Woltring
03-21-1991, 09:52 AM
FIRST EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON TISSUE BANKING AND CLINICAL APPLICATION

Berlin, Germany, 24 - 26 October 1991

Scientific Committee: G. Matthes, R. von Versen (Germany, chairpersons);
members from Sweden, USA, Belgium, The Netherlands,
Denmark, Germany, Poland, France, Austria, and Greece.

Scientific Secretariat:
MR Dr.med. R. von Versen
Institute for Transfusiology and Transplantology
Dept. German Central Tissue Bank (NB: 35 years old)
Medical Faculty (Charite')
Humboldt University of Berlin
Schumannstrasse 20/21
D-1040 BERLIN
Federal Republic of Germany
Tel.: +37(2)286 6274
FAX +37(2)286 6161

Conference Secretariat:
Congress Service Charite' GmbH
Schumannstrasse 20/21
D-1040 BERLIN
Federal Republic of Germany
Tel.: +37(2)286 5766/4876
FAX +37(2)286 4000

The conference will include keynote addresses, oral and poster presentations
of original research and clinical experiences, and trade exhibitions.

Scientific Programme:
- legal and ethical aspects of organ and tissue transplantation
- international standardization and quality control of bone, skin,
eye and tissue banking
- experimental investigations on biological, biochemical and
biomechanical properties of tissue grafts
- experiences in clinical application of tissue grafts (bone, cancellous
bone, demineralized bone matrix, tendon, ligament, fascia lata, dura
mater, skin, collagen, cornea etc.)

Fields of interest:
- administration of justice
- bone, skin, eye and tissue banking
- technology
- orthopaedics
- traumatology
- vascular and cardiovascular surgery
- dentistry and maxillo-facial surgery
- neurosurgery
- gynaecology
- other fields of transplantology and implantology

Special sessions will be dedicated to Biomechanics (graft related and
clinical aspects), and osteogenesis (bone healing, osteoinduction, growth
factors, etc.). One session will be organized by the European Group for
Osteogenesis and Bone Replacement.

The Proceedings consisting of long abstracts will be available in bound form
at the time of the Conference.

Location:
Medical Faculty (Charite'), Humboldt University Berlin near the "Museum
Island" and the picturesque centre of the city, the former East Berlin.

Official Language: English

A Social Programmme will be provided, including:
- Get together party (not for students)
- Congress banquet ( ,, ,, ,, )
- Luncheon and coffees

Schedule:
- Call for Papers 15 March 1991
- Abstracts submission deadline 31 May 1991
- Reduced registration deadline 1 September 1991
- Conference time 24-26 October 1991

Registration Fees:
- Before 1 September 1991 DM 350 (Students DM 130)
- After 1 September 1991 DM 400 (Students DM 180)
- Accompanying persons DM 120

Further details (Final Announcement, Abstract Forms) can be obtained from
Congress Service Charite' identified above.


Editorial Note: regretfully, telephone/facsimile connections with
former East Germany can be difficult at times.