SBC2011 final program now available online!
Since 1993, the Summer Bioengineering Conference has
been a forum for informal interactions and exchange of ideas among new
and experienced members of the bioengineering community. In a uniquely
relaxed atmosphere, the conference provides an outstanding venue for researchers,
educators and students, bioengineers, biologists and clinicians from industry,
academia and clinical organizations - for state-of-the-art and in-depth
The 2011 SBC, set in the relaxing Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania at
the AAA 5-diamond Nemacolin
Woodlands Resort, promises to deliver! Close to the
famous Fallingwater house by America's premier architect Frank Lloyd Wright,
it is a pristine mountain location offering outdoor adventures —
including white-water rafting, mountain biking, and rock-climbing to name
just a few. An outstanding scientific program is being chartered —
profound plenary lectures by world-class scientists Elazer Edelman
and Roger Quinn, the most popular Student Paper Competition
in the field of biomechanics, special technical sessions honoring the
70th birthday of Savio Woo, the first ever SBC student design
competition in the field of Design and Rehabilitation, and technical
sessions dedicated to cutting edge research performed in industry.
When submitting your abstract, you will be required to select 1) a Theme from the list below, and 2) a Subtheme associated with your chosen Theme. The Theme and Subtheme will be used by the organizing committee to assign reviewers and develop the program.
A brief list of these themes are:
Introducing the ASME Electronic Copyright Process
ASME has implemented an electronic process for copyright
submission. This process gives each author the ability to
sign his or her copyright form electronically instead of filling
out and sending in the paper form to ASME.
In order for your form to be processed correctly, a few procedures
need to be followed:
- At abstract submission, the corresponding author must
enter all co-author information in the Tool with complete
and verifiable information, including email address
and telephone. Non-verifiable contact information may prevent
you from completing the copyright form and your paper from
- Once an extended abstract paper is submitted, each author
of the paper will receive an email message with a unique
link that will take each individual author to a website
to electronically sign the form.
- Once an extended abstract paper has been submitted, the
author will not be able to change the author lineup or paper
The entire process should take you 30 seconds or less to
For more detailed information, please go to ASME
Copyright Guidelines to familiarize yourself with this
We welcome you to Nemacolin in June 2011.
David A. Vorp, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh