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    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

    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

    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:

    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

    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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