The 21st Interdisciplinary Research Conference on Injectable Osteoarticular Biomaterials and Bone Augmentation Procedures

2nd Announcement
Boston, 5-7 April 2011

The 21st Interdisciplinary Research Conference on Injectable Biomaterials and Bone Augmentation Procedures will be held in the heart of the historic city of Boston at the John B. Hynes Convention Center. This world-class conference offers a great venue for gathering leading experts from all around the world in the medicine, engineering, material science, surgery and early intervention with the primary goals of facilitating the exchange of improving patient care via cutting edge techniques.

World-Renowned Faculty Members
GC Anselmetti, S Becker, T Blattert, M Bohner, K Dai, C Combes, NJ Dunne, S Hayek, Y El-­Hawary, T Faciszewski, N Francaviglia, H Deramond, A Gangi, B Georgy, F. Gitzhofer, R. Hall, J Hierholzer, J Hirsch, P Jarzem, M Liebschner, A Kelekis, A Krueger, L Manfré, JM Mathis, M Muto, F McKiernan, GL Maestretti, P Munk, K Murphy, M. Nilson, R Pflugmacher, J Rathmell, P Sharrock, H Serhan, D Shedid, T Tannoury, J Triffitt, S M Tutton, P Weiss, R Wilcox, H Yuan

Conference Symposia
(1) Aging spine and vertebral compression fractures
(2) Vertebral augmentation procedures
(3) Injectable biomaterials and design
(4) VBA and biomechanics
(5) Spine biology and VBA
(6) Non-­-spinal bone augmentation procedures
(7) Tumor, VBA and Ablation
(8) Vertebral reconstruction
(9) Bone grafting and substitutes

Submission of abstracts
Send a one-­-page abstract in the format of GRIBOI abstracts (
to Submission deadline: Jan 15, 2011.

John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston

Detailed Program

Contact Information
Gamal Baroud,
Phone: (819) 821-8000 ext. 61344