BMES 2003 Annual Fall Meeting

Research, Education and Industry in Biomedical Engineering: Closing the Loop

The 2003 annual fall meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society will be held at the Nashville Renaissance Hotel and adjoining Nashville Convention Center from October 1, 2003 to October 4, 2003.

Sponsors


The Whitaker Foundation



Air Force Office of Scientific Research Seal




National Science Foundation: where discoveries begin in science, engineering, and education

National Institutes of Health, DHHS



 

Important dates

  • July 31, 2003 Author notification
  • September 1, 2003 Early registration
  • September 8, 2003 Last day for hotel discount
  • September 18, 2003 Student early registration deadline

Checklist

Conference documents

Conference information

Related conferences

The BMES conference will be preceded by the First US National Symposium on Frontiers in Biomechanics. Abstract and registration information are available.

Last Minute Notes:

SESSION CHAIRS: Please keep the following instructions in mind during your sessions:

-  PLEASE KEEP ON SCHEDULE!!!
- If a presenter is absent, take a short break or initiate a discussion among your group
- Be certain that all presenter's Power Point presentations are loaded onto the computers BEFORE the session begins
- Personal laptops should be tested BEFORE the session begins

ORAL PRESENTERS:  If you are giving an oral presentation at the conference, the following AV equipment will be provided in each session room:  a desktop (PC) with a floppy disk drive, a zip drive, and CD-ROM with Power Point installed, an LCD projector, a laser pointer, and a screen.  If you choose to bring your own laptop, there will also be a speaker ready room where you can test out your presentation before you give it.

POSTER PRESENTERS: Remember that each poster board measures 8 feet high by 4 feet wide. This may be different from what you are used to.  Please design your posters accordingly. An example of the poster can be seen here:  

Below you will find the official poster session times and the times during which your poster should be displayed in the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Nashville Hotel:

Poster Session 1: Thursday, October 2
Poster Up: 1:30, Poster Down: 5:30
Man Poster: 3:00-4:00

Poster Session 2: Friday, October 3
Poster Up: 8:00, Poster Down: 12:00
Man Poster: 9:30-10:30

Poster Session 3: Friday, October 3
Poster Up:  1:30, Poster Down: 5:30
Man Poster: 3:00-4:00

Poster Session 4: Saturday, October 4
Poster Up: 8:00, Poster Down: 12:00
Man Poster: 9:30-10:30

Poster Session 5: Saturday, October 4
Poster Up: 1:30, Poster Down: 5:30
Man Poster: 3:00-4:00

Please note that you will be expected to man your poster for one of two 30 minute periods.  If your poster number is EVEN, please stand next to your poster from 9:30-10:00 or 3:00-3:30, depending on your session.  If your poster number is ODD, please stand next to your poster from 10:00-10:30 or 3:30-4:00, depending on your session.


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