Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE) conference 2017

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The Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Conference (ASBTE) was held in Canberra from 18th to 20th April, 2017.

The conference venue was ANU commons. It was perfect autumn weather.

Conference venue: ANU commons

Conference venue: ANU commons

Thomas, Steph and Javad all presented posters

Javad presenting his poster

Javad presenting his poster

Steph presenting her poster for absentee Carla

Steph presenting her poster for absentee Carla

Group photo: Javad, myself, Hans, Anouck, Thomas, and Steph

Group photo: Javad, myself, Hans, Anouck, Thomas, and Steph

 

The conference dinner was filled with wonderful food, and a 25th anniversary slide show for past ASBTE conferences.

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Hans was able to receive his Award of Excellence (officially awarded last year at the World Biomaterials Congress) and gave a moving speech about his years of research and its impact.

Hans Griesser receiving his ASBTE research excellence award

Hans Griesser receiving his ASBTE research excellence award

The conference was well attended right up to the last session.

ASBTE conference closing ceremony. Close to 200 delegates attended this years' conference.

ASBTE conference closing ceremony. Close to 200 delegates attended this years’ conference.