Wednesday, May 18 | WBC 2016 - Montreal, Canada | May 17-22

  Detailed Program TUE - May 17 WED - May 18 THU - May 19 FRI - May 20 SAT - May 21 SUN - May 22 WBC2016.org
   
Exhibits open from 09:30-18:00
08:30
Opening Ceremony
09:30
Plenary Session 1 (Room 517bcd) Modelling the epidermal stem cell niche at single cell resolution - Fiona Watt
10:30
Coffee Break (10:30 to 11:00 - Room 220 BCD)
11:00
Concurrent Sessions (end times vary up from 12:00 to 13:00)
  General Session101 | Rm 510aCombinatorial approaches to biomaterial design General Session102 | Rm 510bAnti-infective biomaterials and device related infections General Session103 | Rm 511eBiomaterials for therapeutic delivery General Session104 | Rm 511fBiocompatibility of nanobiomaterials New Frontier105 | Rm 515Externally-addressable smart biomaterials Daniel Kohane General Session106 | Rm 516aComputational modeling in biomaterials science and engineering New Frontier107 | Rm 516cNanobiomaterials & nanotechnology for implants, devices, and theranostics Thomas Webster General Session111 | Rm 517aBiomaterials in wound healing New Frontier109 | Rm 518Glycosamino-glycan-based cell-instructive materials Kristi S. Anseth General Session110 | Rm 519Biomaterials and cellular signaling and programming Roundtable Panel108 | Rm 520bSource of innovative ideas as the foundation for commercialization New Frontier112 | Rm 520cSupramolecular biomaterials Samuel I. Stupp
General Session113 | Rm 524Biomimetic materials
12:00

Lunch and Poster Viewing (12:00 to 14:00) 220a and 220e -> Buffet Dining
220bcd -> Grab n’ Go lunch box or Grab n’ Go pizza lunch
Wiley Technical Forum (12:30 to 13:45) Room 517aHow to get your research papers accepted, read, and cited
(Box Lunch is provided with your lunch ticket)
14:00
Concurrent Sessions (14:00 to 15:00)
General Session115 | Rm 510aBiomaterials in printing General Session116 | Rm 510bEnvironmentally sensitive biomaterials New Frontier117 | Rm 511eNanobiomaterials & nanotechnology for implants, devices, and theranostics General Session118 | Rm 511fFibrosis and biomaterials New Frontier119 | Rm 515Externally-addressable smart biomaterials General Session120 | Rm 516aMechanobiology of cells on biomaterials General Session121 | Rm 516cEmerging Concepts in Biomaterials Science 1 General Session122 | Rm 517aBiomaterials for ophthalmic applications JSB Awards123 | Rm 518Japanese Society for Biomaterials (JSB) Awards General Session124 | Rm 519Biomaterials and cellular signaling and programming General Session125 | Rm 520bCell-targeting biomaterials in theranostic delivery General Session126 | Rm 520cBiomimetic materials General Session127 | Rm 524Self-assembling micellar systems
15:00
Poster Session 1A & Refreshments (Room 220 BCD | 15:00 to 16:30). See specific poster areas below.
  Poster Area 1Biomaterials for therapeutic and diagnostic delivery Poster Area 1Specific applications of biomaterials Poster Area 2Biomaterials in cellular engineering Poster Area 2Building blocks Poster Area 2Functional materials Poster Area 3Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine Poster Area 4Biomaterials and host response Poster Area 4Innovation in fabrication Poster Area 5Mechanics and modeling biomaterials science and engineering Poster Area 5Surfaces and interfaces Poster Area 6Clinical performance of biomaterials    
16:30
Concurrent Sessions (14:00 to 15:00)
  General Session129 | Rm 510aThree-dimensional fabrication General Session130 | Rm 510bAnti-infective biomaterials and device related infections General Session131 | Rm 511eBiomaterials for therapeutic delivery New Frontier132 | Rm 511fCell-instructive polymer matrices to direct organogenesis in vitroMatthias Lutolf General Session133 | Rm 515Cellular migration and biomaterials General Session134 | Rm 516aMechanical properties of biomaterials General Session135 | Rm 516cEmerging Concepts in Biomaterials Science 2 ICF-BSE136 | Rm 517aICF-BSE Fellows Session - Nanotechnology is more hype than hope New Frontier137 | Rm 518The past, present and future in functional tendon repair and regenerationOzan Akkus New Frontier138 | Rm 519Biomaterials as
stem cell microenvironments
Dennis Discher
General Session139 | Rm 520bBiomimetic materials New Frontier140 | Rm 520cSupramolecular biomaterials New Frontier141 | Rm 524Biomaterials design via synthetic biologyW. Weber
18:30
Free Evening - Student Activities Night 1