The deadline for abstract is: November 1st 2003.

One page abstracts have to be submitted as e-mail attachment, exclusively in PDF format, to the address: The size of the file cannot exceed 5MB. We request the perspective authors to follow the layout format of the template available on the web site. The template is prepared in MS-word and can be downloaded here.

When you send in an abstract please mention the main track and the title of the preferred mini-symposium from the list that is given below.

If you have been approached by one of the symposium organizers for an invited lecture, please mention this in your e-mail.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific board comprising the local program committee together with the organizers of the mini-symposia. Authors will be notified on acceptance no later than Februari 1st 2004.

The main tracks and titles of the mini symposia with organizers are:

  1. Cardiovascular and Biofluid Mechanics    (Frans van de Vosse)
  2. Tissue and Cellular Engineering    (Frank Baaijens)
  3. Soft Tissue Biomechanics    (Jacques Huyghe)
  4. Bone Mechanics    (Bert van Rietbergen)
  5. Orthopaedic and Dental Biomechanics   (Rik Huiskes)
  6. Musculo- Skeletal Dynamics   (Frans van der Helm)

For further information about electronic submission of abstracts, you may contact us via: