Call for abstracts: Multi-scale Hard and Soft Tissue Modelling Workshop
Dates: Monday- Wednesday, 18-20 June 2018
Venue: The Edge, and dinner at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield

Register for the event at the University's online store (Choose between package 1 or 2)
We invite you to submit an abstract at https://form.jotformeu.com/72774522488366
Event website: http://multisim-insigneo.org/events/smw18/
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 March 2018


Dear colleague,


We would like to invite you to join us for a joint Multisim and Softmech tissue modelling workshop to be held in Sheffield, June 18-20, 2018.
It will provide a research forum for modelling specialists and medical experts to:
· discuss and exchange ideas on state-of-the-art developments and challenges in the field of soft and hard tissue modelling;
· engage with renowned experts in modelling of hard and soft tissues in keynotes and lectures;
· participate in a roundtable with clinicians and industry;
· submit abstracts, present research and win prizes;
· network with academia and industry;
Our confirmed speakers are as follows :
Keynotes (confirmed)

Gernot Plank, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Mark Thompson, University of Oxford
Namrata Gundiah Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Oliver Roehrle, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Philippe Zysset, University of Bern, Switzerland





Invited Speakers (Confirmed)
Alex Fletcher, University of Sheffield,
Bindi Brook,University of Nottingham
Dawn Walker, University of Sheffield
Dirk Husmeier, University of Glasgow
Georges Limbert, Southampton University
Gwen Reilly, University of Sheffield
Oliver Jensen, University of Manchester



Pankaj Pankaj, University of Edinburgh
Reuben O’Dea, University of Nottingham
Sarah Waters, University of Oxford
Steven Niederer, Kings College London
Tom Shearer, University of Manchester
Vanessa Diaz, University College London
Xiaoyu Luo, University of Glasgow
Yuhang Chen, Heriot-Watt University





We look forward to seeing you soon.
Professor Damien Lacroix,
Director of MultiSim and Chair in Biomedical Engineering, University of Sheffield

Dr Paul Watton
Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield