BioInterface 2018 Workshop & Symposium
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The 28th Annual BioInterface Workshop & Symposium will be held at the St. Julien Hotel in Boulder, Colorado on October 1-3, 2018. The foothills of the Rocky Mountains is the perfect location for one of the best technical and most stimulating events in the field of biomaterials science in 2018!

During our event you will be enriched by the science and the high quality of interaction that is fostered by the unique blend of industry, academic, regulatory and clinical attendees. The moderate size of the event allows you to connect, share and learn by mingling with your fellow attendees and event sponsors.

 Event Registration
Sponsor & Exhibit
Call for Posters

Thank you Gold Sponsors!



 Event Highlights

Program and Schedule

  • Full Day Workshop, October 1, on 3D Printing in Medical Devices
  • KEYNOTE on October 1 by Jeff Karp, Brigham and Women's Health Hospital Medical School

      "Tools for Accelerated Medical Innovation"

  • Seven Technical Sessions:
  1. Surface Functionalization and Thin Film Coatings
  2. Neurological Devices
  3. Adhesion of Soft Tissues
  4. Point Counterpoint Session
  5. Metallurgy
  6. Metallic Devices
  7. Bioresorbable Materials
  8. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Therapies
  • Excellence in Surface Science Award Presentation
  • Student Town Hall Meeting & Poster Contest
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Multiple networking receptions



Photo Courtesy of The Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau

Location & Lodging

St. Julien Hotel
900 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO 80302

  • Website:
  • Hotel Room Rates: $269 (subject to current tax rate of 12.485% per room/night).
  • Hotel Room Block Deadline: Friday, September 7, 2018
  • Make your reservation by calling the Reservations Department at 1-877-303-0900, by email at or on-line at St. Julien Reservation. Make sure to ask for the BioInterface Symposium rate in order to receive the special discounted rate.

St. Julien Hotel is a luxury hotel located in the heart of downtown Boulder.

Biking and hiking is available on the Boulder Creek Path, just across the street from the St. Julien, in addition to other recreational opportunities. Pearl Street Mall is Boulder's famed pedestrian shopping and dining district and located within walking distance.

The Denver International Airport is only 45 minutes from Boulder. Valet or self-parking is available, as well as shuttle service by Green Ride Boulder.


Conference Fees


Early Bird Rates
(till August 31, 2018)

 Regular Rates
(September 1, 2018)

 Member $800 $900
 Non-Member   $900 $1,000
 Student $700 $800


2018 Program Committee

Tim Becker, Northern Arizona University Roy Biran, W.L. Gore & Associates Siobhan Carroll
Chander Chawla, DSM Joe Chinn, J Chinn LLC Angela DiCiccio, Verily Life Sciences
Rob Diller, Axolotl Biologix Dan Gostovic, Thermo Fischer Scientific Daniel Higgs, ALD Nano Solutions
Chris Jenney, Abbott Mallika Kamarjugadda, Medtronic, plc Courtney Kay, Elkem
Rob Kellar, Development Engineering Sciences, LLC Renee Klein, Pace Analytical Life Sciences Norman Munroe, Florida International University
Terry Steele, Nanyang Technological University Bill Theilacker, Medtronic, plc Lijun Zou, W.L. Gore & Associates


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