The program will include some special sessions. Click on the down arrow next to each session title to learn more. We will be announcing more special sessions soon.

    Honoring 30 Years of Advancements in Tissue Engineering & Forecasting Advancements for the Future

    Join leading international experts in the field for a captivating presentation and expert panel discussion honoring the advancements and evolution of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine over the past three decades. This workshop will be hosted by leading experts, including Dr. Antonios Mikos, Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering & Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Director of the Biomaterials Lab, Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering & J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering at Rice University, and Dr. John Fisher, Fischell Family Distinguished Professor & Department Chair, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland, along with a panel of expert international researchers.

    From its humble beginnings to the cutting-edge techniques of today, this workshop will delve into the key milestones, breakthroughs, and emerging trends that have shaped the field. Discover how innovative technologies, biomaterials, and cellular therapies have revolutionized our ability to design and regenerate tissues for a myriad of applications, from repairing damaged organs to creating bioartificial constructs.

    Highlights include:

    • Historical Perspective: Gain insights into the foundational work that laid the groundwork for tissue engineering and the pivotal moments that propelled the field forward.
    • Technological Marvels: Explore the latest advancements in biofabrication, 3D printing, and precision medicine that have empowered researchers to engineer tissues with unprecedented precision and complexity.
    • Clinical Applications: Witness success stories and case studies showcasing how tissue engineering has translated into real-world clinical applications, offering hope for patients with previously untreatable conditions.
    • Challenges and Future Directions: Engage in discussions about the current challenges faced by the field and brainstorm on the future directions of tissue engineering, including the potential for personalized medicine and regenerative therapies.

    Whether you’re a seasoned researcher, a medical professional, a young investigator, or intrigued in future industry advancements, this workshop promises to be an enlightening exploration of how science, technology, and innovation have converged to redefine the possibilities of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this dynamic conversation shaping the next era of tissue engineering.