Title: Workshop on Antimicrobial Combination Devices
Dates: Tuesday November 14 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta; Atlanta, GA
Event Name: November 2017 Committee Week
Abstracts for presentation are invited for the Workshop on Antimicrobial Combination Devices to be held Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 1:00pm-5:00pm. This workshop is sponsored by ASTM Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices and will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, GA, in conjunction with the November standards development meetings of Committee F04.
Objective and Scope
This workshop will discuss unmet needs regarding standards for antimicrobial combination devices including antimicrobial coatings on implants, antibiotic addition to bone cement, and antibiotic eluting devices. Other objectives include a discussion of regulatory hurdles in bringing these devices to market. Topics for this workshop include FDA regulatory issues and clinical scope and missing standards for the following three sessions: antibiotic bone cement, antimicrobial coatings on medical devices, and medical devices that elute antibiotics.
A technical program (presentation times, paper titles, and presenters’ names) will be posted on the ASTM website in early August 2017.
Online registration opens approximately 10 weeks before the workshop and closes November 8, 2017. The fees to attend this workshop are listed below.
Students – A student’s fee is waived, provided that he/she is a full-time student and is not employed full time. After registering online, the student must check in at the ASTM Registration Desk on site and present his/her student ID.
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Workshop attendees interested in receiving 0.35 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should complete a CEU application form at the adjournment of the workshop, and then submit it to the ASTM staff member on site. A certificate will be sent to the attendee approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the workshop.
Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Chairman Ken Urish, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org , Tel:+1 412-736-4261 or Co-Chair William Mihalko, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA, Email: email@example.com, Tel:+1 901-448-5880.
All meetings will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 30303. Reservations may be made via our online reservation system at Hyatt Regency Atlanta Reservations.
The hotel is located approximately 12 miles/17 minutes from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The hotel's phone number is (404) 577-1234 and the general fax number is (404)460-6444. The website for the hotel is Hyatt Regency Atlanta.
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