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Jerome A. Gilbert
07-24-1996, 11:23 PM
16th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference ---------------------

Please post the information below and distribute to interested individuals.
Thank you,

JOEL D. BUMGARDNER, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, ABE
Box 9632, MSU
MS STATE, MS 39762


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16tH SOUTHERN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

4-6 APRIL 1997 AT THE BROADWATER BEACH RESORT AND HOTEL, BILOXI, MS

Sponsored by MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
and UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CNTR

Meeting co-Chairs:
Joel D. Bumgardner, Ph.D., ABE, MSU & Aaron D. Puckett, Ph.D.,
Department of Restorative Dentistry/Biomaterials, UMMC

Papers are solicited on new developments in theory, concepts,
applications and techniques in ALL facets of biomedical engineering.
Attendance and professional program paper presentations by individuals from
the USA and the entire world are encouraged and welcomed.

The 16th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC) is being held at
the beautiful Broadwater Beach Resort and Hotel in Biloxi, MS. The hotel,
in addition to providing ample and comfortable meeting space, is located
directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. The Hotel also offers to its
guests, golfing, tennis, and swimming facilities, as well as information on
local attractions and local tourist activities.

The Broadwater Beach Resort and Hotel
2060 Beach Boulevard
Biloxi, MS 39531, USA
phone 1-800-647-3964

CONFERENCE PLENARY SPEAKERS:

The First Barry Sauer Memorial Plenary Lecture: Jack E. Lemons, Ph.D.,
Director, Division of Orthopaedic Laboratory Research, UAB

Authur C. Guyton, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMMC

Larry V. McIntire, Ph.D., Chair, Institute of Biosciences and
Bioengineering, Rice University

Steven Crawford, M.D., Director, Interventional Magnetic Resonance
Imaging, UMMC

Boyd Gatlin, Ph.D., Biomedical Modeling, Engineering Research Center, MSU

Harry "Bud" Rizer, Ed.D., Director, Comprehensive Assistive Technology
Center, MSU

Lesia Crumpton, Ph.D., Director, Ergonomics Laboratory, MSU


ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS:

8 NOVEMBER 1996 500 word abstractsubmission deadline
6 DECEMBER 1996 notification of abstract acceptance
10 JANUARY 1997 deadline for submitting complete 4 page manuscript

all accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings which
will be available at the meeting

Forward abstracts to: 16th Southern Biomedical Engr Conf
Attn: Drs. Bumgardner and Puckett
Department ofRestorative Dentistry/ Biomaterials
School of Dentistry, 2500 North State St
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS 39216-4505

Those interested in organizing sessions and company exhibitions should
please contact the conference co-chairmen.

Topics for presentation include but are not limited to:

Aerospace Med. Cardiology
Human Factors Neurobiology
BioInstrument. Cardio. Mechan. Hemodynamics Orthop.Mechan.
Biomaterials Cell Biology
Biomechanics Pharmacol.Sys.
Biomat. Educ. Clinical Eng. Instrumentation Pulmon.Mechan.
Bioengineering Educ. Computers in Eng.
Medical Devices Radiol/Nuclear Med
Biomed Instrument. Dental Mat.
Lasers in Med. Rheumatology
Drug Delivery Systems Rehabilitation
Biosensors Ergonomics
Med. Robotics Tissue Eng.
Biotechnol. Gait Analysis
Med. Imagining Toxicity
Bisignal Acquisition Genetic Eng.
Trauman/Impact Health Care Deliv. Sys.
Neural Networks Wound Healing

STUDENT AWARDS
Undergraduate and graduate students as well as medical/dental students and
residency candidates are encouraged to submit papers. Several awards will
be given to honor the best papers/ presentations in each student category.
Please indicate on your abstract your student status and if you wish your
paper to be considered for a student award. STUDENT AWARDS WILL BE MADE
BASED ON BOTH A FINAL MANUSCRIPT AND PRESENTATION OF PAPER IN A POSTER S
ESSION.


ABSTRACT FORMAT:

Title Bold and Centered

Author(s) and Affiliation(s) Centered

Submit a 500 word single spaced abstract in English, full justified, with
one inch margins. Skip one line between paragraphs. Printing should be done
with a 12 point or greater size font to allow high quality reproduction.
Students may submit original work for either a podium or poster
presentation. NOTE: ONLY PAPERS BY STUDENTS SUBMITTED FOR PRESENTATION IN
THE POSTER FORMAT WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR STUDENT AWARDS.


VISIT THE 16TH SOUTHERN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING WEB SITE FOR ADDITIONAL
HOTEL AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION AT:

http://abe.msstate.edu/abenews/bumgard.htm


DIRECT REQUESTS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION TO:

Dr. Joel D. Bumgardner or Dr. Aaron D. Puckett
phone: 601-325-3282 phone: 601-984-6170
FAX: 601-325-3853 FAX: 601-984-6087
e-mail: jbumgard@abe.msstate.edu e-mail:puqua@fiona.umsmed.edu

OR WRITE

16TH SOUTHERN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING CONF
attn: Drs. Bumgardner and Puckett
Department of Restorative Dentistry/Biomaterials
School of Dentistry, 2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216-6170


Endorsements:

Endorsed by the SOCIETY FOR BIOMATERIALS
Endorsed by the INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING