Summary Draft Program

All times are listed in central standard time
All sessions will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing for 60 days after the meeting

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021

9:00 am – 1:00 pm         Regenerative Engineering Society Workshop

9:00 am - 11:00 am        Workshop: Recent Advances in 3D Printing of Biomaterials
                                        Workshop: Mental Health and Wellbeing as a Scientist
                                        Workshop: Science Communication and Personal Branding for Biomaterials Scientists

11:00 am - 1:00 pm        Workshop: Biomaterials Science Excellence and Technology Translation Workshop
                                        Workshop: Meet the Editors of Wiley's Biomaterials Journals
                                        Workshop: If I Were a Student Now: Life Lessons from Experts in Academia and Industry

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm         Acta Gold Medal Session I
                                        
Gold Medalist, 2021: Xingdong Zhang: “Tissue inducing biomaterials”
                                        
Gold Medal: Tony Mikos: “3D printed scaffolds for tissue engineering”

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm          Break

3:15 pm – 5:15 pm         Acta Gold Medal Session II

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2021

9:00 am - 10:30 am          Opening Ceremony

10:30  am - 10: 45 am      Break

10:45 am – 12:15 pm       Concurrent Session I
                                          STAR Award session
                                          Black and LatinX Voices in Biomaterials Science and Engineering
                                          Biomaterials Education SIG
                                          Bio-metals and Electronics assisted tissue regeneration
                                          BioInterfaces SIG
                                          Immunomodulatory Biomaterials 1
                                          Translational organ-on-a-chip technology

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm        Break

12:30 pm –  2:00 pm      Concurrent Session II
                                         
Panel 2: Transitioning Technology from Bench to Market
                                         Bioelectronic Devices & Conducting Biomaterials
                                         Biomaterials for Regenerative Engineering - 1
                                         Cardiovascular Biomaterials SIG 1
                                         Engineering Cells and Their Microenvironments SIG - 1
                                         Orthopaedic Biomaterials SIG 1

2:00 pm –  3:00 pm        Women's Lunch

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm          Break

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm          Concurrent Session III
                                         Biomaterial-Tissue Interaction SIG
                                         Dental/Craniofacial Biomaterials
                                         Immune Engineering SIG
                                         Nanomaterials SIG

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm          Concurrent Session IV
                                         Panel: Online and Remote Learning Tools and Strategies for Biomaterials and Bioengineering Education and Research in a Post-COVID world
                                         Biomaterials-based Strategies for Endogenous Tissue Regeneration - 2
                                         Biomaterials for Women's and Fetal Health *BTI*
                                         Supramolecular Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Immunoengineering
                                         Surface modification of Biomaterials 1

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm            Virtual Biomaterials Bash

THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021

9:00 am – 11:00 am        Plenary Session I

11:00 am - 12:30 pm      Concurrent Session V
                                        Panel: Say What? I Should Follow a Standard? Characterizing Products for Commercialization
                                        Biomaterials for Regulating Immune Responses
                                        Engineered Biomaterials for Neural Applications - 1
                                        Engineering Cells and Their Microenvironments SIG - 2
                                        Drug Delivery SIG 1
                                        Orthopaedic Biomaterials SIG 2
                                       Tissue Engineering SIG 1

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm         Student Luncheon

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm           Break

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm         Concurrent Session VI
                                        Panel: Identifying the Commercial Value of Tissue Regenerative Biomaterials
                                        3-minute Thesis Competition
                                        Biomaterials for Regenerative Engineering - 2
                                        Cardiovascular Biomaterials SIG 2
                                        Drug Delivery SIG 2
                                        Engineering Tissues with Immune Cells
                                        Translational Orthopedic Biomaterials – Progress and Challenges *BTI*

3:15 pm - 5:15 pm           Exhibits and Rapid Fire Presentations

5:30 pm - 6:15 pm           Underrepresented Minority Mixer

6:15 pm - 7:00 pm           LBGTQIA Mixer
 

FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021

9:00 am – 11:00 am        Plenary Session II

11:00 am – 12:30 pm     Concurrent Session VII
                                       
Panel: Emerging Bionanomaterials and Nanotoxicity
                                        Biomaterials and Medical Products Commercialization SIG *BTI*
                                        Biomaterials Systems and Devices for Hemostasis, Resuscitation and Wound Care
                                        Engineered Biomaterials for Neural Applications 2
                                        Immunomodulatory Biomaterials 2
                                        Targeted and stimuli-responsive biomaterials for drug delivery
                                        Tissue Engineering SIG - 2

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm        Lunch Panel: Building equitable policies in STEM to increase representation, inclusion and diversity in the SFB Community
                                         Biomaterials-based strategies for endogenous tissue regeneration

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm          Break

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm         Concurrent Session VIII
                                        Panel: Dental Biomaterials in Translation: Considerations in Regulatory Approval and Clinical Adoption (Joint Inter-Society SFB-IADR)
                                        Biomaterials for detection, drug delivery and treatment of microbial infections
                                        Biomaterials for Regenerative Engineering - 3
                                        Biomaterials for Organoids
                                        Biosensor/Nanotechnology
                                        Drug Delivery 3
                                        Surface Modification of Biomaterials 2

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm        Exhibits and Rapid Fire Presentations

4:30 pm -  5:15 pm        Students & Young Scientist Group Mixer

Meeting Adjourned! See you in Baltimore!