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    MEMORANDUM
    Conference Change of Date
    18th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference and the
    2nd InternationalConference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering

    Please note that several investigators contacted us and pointed out
    that it would be difficult for them to attend the above referenced
    conference, as April 2, 1999 is Good Friday and April 4, 1999 is Easter
    Sunday. Therefore, after much discussion, we have arranged to change the
    dates of the conference from April 2-4, 1999 to May 20-23, 1999. This will
    also allow us to extend the deadline for submission of abstracts to
    December 18, 1998. A new Call for Papers is enclosed for your reference.

    I understand that this change of dates may pose a problem for some
    authors who may have other conflicts on the new meeting dates. However, as
    Easter is traditionally a very popular time for family get togethers, we
    feel that more people can participate at the conference with the new change
    of dates. I sincerely apologize if this change may produce serious
    inconvenience to any one.

    I am looking forward to your participation at the conference.

    Sincerely,
    Subrata Saha, Ph.D., Conference Chair
    Director, Bioengineering Alliance of SC
    Professor, Department of Bioengineering
    __________________________________________________ _________________________
    FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS (Please Note Date Change)

    18th SOUTHERN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE & 2nd INTERNATIONAL
    CONFERENCE ON ETHICAL ISSUES IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

    May 20-23 1999
    Clemson University, Clemson, SC

    Endorsed or cosponsored by: Society For Biomaterials, American Society of
    Mechanical Engineering,
    & the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

    Papers are solicited on new developments in theory, concepts, applications
    and techniques in all facets of Biomedical Engineering. Attendance and
    professional program paper presentation by individuals >from the US and the
    entire world are encouraged and welcomed.

    Abstract Submissions:
    December 18, 1998 500 word abstract submission deadline (Please
    submit electronic and hardcopy)
    January 15, 1999 notification of abstract acceptance
    February 12, 1999 deadline for submitting complete 4 page manuscript

    Suggested topics for presentations: (Biomedical)
    Aerospace Medicine Cell Biology Human Factors
    Orthopaedic Biomechanics
    Bioinstrumentation Clinical Engineering Hemodynamics
    Pharmacolgical Systems
    Biomaterials Computers in Medicine Medical Devices
    Pulmonary Mechanics
    Biomechanics Dentistry Lasers in Medicine
    Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
    Bioengineering Education Drug Delivery Systems Medical
    Robotics Rehabilitation Engineering
    Biosensors Ergonomics/Human Factors Medical Imaging
    Rheumatology
    Biotechnology Gait Analysis Modeling Physiol. System
    Signal Processing
    Cardiology Genetic Engineering Neural Networks
    Tissue Engineering
    Cardiovascular Mechanics Health Care Delivery System
    Neurobiology Trauma and Impact
    Wound Healing
    Suggested topics for presentations: (BioEthics)
    A Code of Ethics for Bioengineers Ethical Issues in Genetic
    Engineering and Cloning
    Clinical Trials of Biomedical Devices and Implants Ethics of
    Technology Introduction
    Ethical Concerns in Medical Informatics HMO's and Ethical Issues
    Ethical Issues in Bioengineering Research & Practice Resource Allocation
    for Health Care Delivery
    Ethical Issues in Clinical Engineering Use of Animals in the
    Testing of Medical Devices

    Note: Those interested in organizing sessions and company exhibitions
    should please contact Conference Chair.

    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
    session.

    Conference Co-Chairs

    Subrata Saha, Ph.D., Director
    Bioengineering Alliance of South Carolina
    313 Rhodes Research Center
    Clemson University
    Clemson, SC 29634-0906

    R. Larry Dooley, Ph.D., Chairman
    Department of Bioengineering
    401 Rhodes Research Center
    Clemson University
    Clemson, SC 29634-0905

    Phone: (864) 656-7603
    (864) 656-5561
    Fax: (864) 656-4466
    E-mail: amarand@clemson.edu
    Websites: http://sbec.abe.msstate.edu
    http://www.techexpo.com/

    sent by:

    =========================
    Joseph A. Spadaro, Ph.D.
    e-mail: spadaroj@hscsyr.edu
    Fax: 315-464-6638
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