The 17th Annual Hilton Head Workshop—organized by Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Pittsburgh and co-chaired by McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine deputy director Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD, professor in Pitt's Department of Surgery, and Robert Guldberg, PhD, director of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience and professor, Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech—will be held March 20-23, 2013. The theme for 2013 is "Regenerative Medicine: Technologies Enabling Novel Therapies." The venue is the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island. The entire program will be built from submitted abstracts, with about 35 podium presentations, 8-12 "rapid-fire" presentations, and over 75 posters. Abstracts are due December 15, 2012. Abstract submission information can be found here Abstract submission information can be found here.
The goals of the workshop are to bring the regenerative medicine community together in an intimate, "Gordon-conference style" forum to share the latest insights and discoveries in this rapidly progressing field. The program is structured to allow ample opportunity for participants to interact with each other, both within the formal sessions and informally at other times.
Active researchers who are interested in keeping pace with the latest developments in regenerative medicine are encouraged to participate. This workshop sells out each year so early registration is encouraged. Registration opens on January 1, 2013.