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  • Conference Announcement: Australian Society for Biomaterials

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    First Announcement and
    Call for Papers

    4TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    of the
    AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOMATERIALS

    in conjunction with

    Workshop on Orthopaedic Implant Retrieval

    February 20-22, 1994

    Coogee Beach
    Sydney, Australia

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    PROGRAM

    The one day Workshop on Orthopaedic Implant Retrieval will take
    place on Sunday 20th February.

    The Conference will take place on Monday 21st ! Tuesday 22nd
    February. Technical Sessions will focus on the following areas:

    * Cardiovascular applications of biomaterials

    * Biomedical Polymers

    * Dental applications

    * Orthopaedics and reconstructive surgery

    * Ophthalmic applications

    * Natural biomaterials

    * Surface Interactions

    * Ceramic and composite materials

    All abstracts will be subject to critical review by the program
    committee. Abstracts must be substantive and include sufficient
    detail to allow a fair evaluation in the review. The final
    decision on acceptance and mode of presentation (oral or poster)
    will rest with the program committee. Abstracts must be
    submitted by 1st November, 1993. Authors will be notified of the
    status of their paper by 6th December, 1993

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    Social Program

    The conference will include a workshop dinner, welcoming
    reception, excursion and conference dinner. An accompanying
    persons program will be offered.

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    VENUE

    The 1994 meeting of the Australian Society for Biomaterials will
    be held at the Holiday Inn, Coogee Beach. This international
    standard hotel is situated right next to the Pacific Ocean,
    overlooking Coogee Beach and is only 15 minutes from Sydney city
    centre with its picturesque harbour and the Sydney Opera House.
    A number of other ocean beaches are nearby, including the world
    famous Bondi Beach.

    Hotel Facilities include a heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna,
    health club and tennis courts, two restaurants and two bars. A
    wide variety of inexpensive restaurants are just a short stroll
    from the hotel. The Holiday Inn is just 15 minutes from the
    international airport and a complimentary shuttle service is
    available to guests. February is summertime in Sydney The
    climate is warm and sunny with daytime temperatures typically
    25C (77F).

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    Conference Timetable

    Deadline for submission of abstracts 1st November, 1993

    Notification of abstract status 6th December, 1993

    Deadline for early registration 14th January, 1994

    Workshop on Orthopaedic Implant Retrieval 20th February, 1994

    Conference 21st-22nd February, 1994

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    PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

    Name:............................................. ................
    (Title) (Given Name) (Middle Initial) (Surname)

    Job Title:............................................ ............
    Specialty/Discipline:....................................... ......
    Department:....................................... ................
    Institution/Company:.......................................... ....
    Address:.......................................... ................
    .................................................. ..............
    City:............................................. ................
    State:............................................ ................
    Country:.......................................... ................
    Post/Zip Code:............................................. .......

    Telephone:........................................ ................
    Fax:.............................................. ................
    (Overseas Visitors Please Include Country And Area Code)

    Delegates will receive instructions for preparation of abstracts
    and full details of housing options and conference and social
    programs with the second notice.

    Mail, email or Fax this form to:

    Dr Arthur Brandwood
    Australian Society for Biomaterials Inc.
    Centre for Biomedical Engineering
    UNSW, PO Box 1, Kensington
    NSW 2033, Australia

    Telephone: +61 (0)2 697 3911
    Fax: +61 (0)2 663 2108
    E-Mail: A.Brandwood@unsw.edu.AU

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    Arthur Brandwood A.Brandwood@unsw.edu.au
    Centre for Biomedical Engineering Tel: +61 2 697 3906
    University of New South Wales Fax: +61 2 663 2108
    Sydney, Australia
    (Postal Address: PO Box 1, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia)
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