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Steve Hughes
03-15-2000, 02:55 AM
For prosthetists and rehabilitation engineers interested in the latest
developments in skin penetrating direct fixture of prosthetic limbs.
We are pleased to announce

The 2nd International Conference
15th-17th June 2000, the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Advances in Osseointegration

Announcement and Call for Papers
for details and programme contact s.hughes@surrey.ac.uk

The organisers have great pleasure in inviting you to participate in this
prestigious occasion intended to be a tribute to Professor PER-INGVAR
BRANEMARK, the Father of Osseointegration, who will be among our key
speakers.

Programme and Workshop details on request from:
Mr BF Conroy c/o Biomedical Engineering, Duke of Kent Building,
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 5TE
Fax number: 01483 259395

OR email: s.hughes@surrey.ac.uk


The first day Friday 16th June of the Conference will review the -
Past, Present and Future of Osseointegration
in Cranio-Facial, Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery.

The second day Saturday 17th June, will be devoted to the delivery of free
papers and a limited number of invited presentations. Interested
participants who wish to present a free paper are cordially invited to
submit a short résumé of their material. Participants who wish also to
submit poster displays are encouraged to express their interest.

The Scientific programme will be divided into two parallel sessions:

Recent advances in Osseointegration in Orthopaedics
and Hand Surgery and Prosthetics

Recent advances in Osseointegration Cranio-Facial
and Dental Surgery and Prosthetics

There will also be a Poster Exhibition and Trade Displays.

Social programme. A buffet reception will be held on the evening of
Thursday 15th and a formal celebration Banquet on the Friday evening 16th
of June. Both events will take place at the University of Surrey Campus.

Special event. The Norman Rowe Educational Trust will host a cultural event
at midday on the Friday 16th of June which will be followed by an informal
reception.

Workshops.
1) Thursday 15th June - Advances in Facial and Body Prosthetics will be
presented by Mr Peter Evans
2) Thursday 15th June - The Role of the Zygomatic Implant in
Reconstruction will be presented by Mr Peter Blenkinsopp
3) Sunday 18th June - Advances in the Prosthetic Management of the
Craniofacial Resection Patient will be presented by Mr Brian Conroy

Accommodation will be available at the UniS Campus in good quality en-suite
single rooms. Several packages are on offer in relation to the number of
nights accommodation delegates may require. A day-only attendance package
is available for those who do not require accommodation. Several premiere
hotels are situated in and around Guildford and details of these can also
be provided on request.

We hope that all those, who are interested in the delivery and development
of Osseointegration implant based rehabilitation, will accept the
organisers' invitation to participate in the Conference which is intended
to be a formal Tribute to Professor Per-Ingvar Branemark to mark his unique
contribution to Research, Surgery, Prosthetics, Technology and Humanity.

The arrangements for the Scientific programme are now in an advanced stage
and at this time, the following keynote speakers Clinicians, Scientists,
Engineers and Prosthetists have confirmed their intention to contribute.

Professor Per-Ingvar Branemark
Dr. Rickard Branemark
Professor Bjorn Rydevik
Professor Thomas Albrektsson
Professor Patrick Henry
Dr Neil Meredith
Professor Steen Sindet-Pedersen
Professor Kingsley Robinson
Dr Wei Xu
Mr Peter Blenkinsopp
Mr Peter Evans
Mr John Sullivan
Mr. David Ward
Mrs Penny Buttenshaw
Mr Brian Conroy
Mr Stephen Hughes
Dr Geoffrey Hunt
Mr David Martin
Mr Michael Rothera

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