Submission for mini-symposia proposals is now closed. Accepted mini-symposia are listed below.

Information for organisers of mini-symposia

Proposals are invited for mini-symposia organised by individual researchers (composed of at least 5 extended abstracts). If accepted, the mini-symposium organiser is responsible for the quality of the papers accepted for presentation in his/her session. Proposals for mini-symposia can be submitted either in PDF or MS Word format. Instructions are given in the templates below. Note however that the extended abstracts must be submitted in PDF format only and uploaded via the Conference web page. Please refer to the instructions for submitting your abstract.

Potential mini-symposia organisers are requested to use the following templates:

Formatting instructions are given in the templates. Please submit your mini-symposia proposal (maximum 2 pages) in the prescribed format to before 30 April 2013.

List of accepted mini-symposia & organisers

Click on the title to download the proposal. Authors interested in presenting an abstract in a mini-symposium are invited to contact the organisers. Contact details can be found on each proposal. For submission of abstracts, please refer to the instructions given here.

Registered authors who have submitted an abstract for a withdrawn mini-symposium will have their paper assigned to another relevant symposium or to a standard session. Please consult the conference programme.

MS1: Advances in Finite Element Analysis of the Biomechanics of Vertebroplasty & Balloon Kyphoplasty (withdrawn)

Gladius Lewis, University of Memphis, USA

MS2: Aneurysm Modelling: from Basic Science to Clinical Translation

Paul N Watton, University of Sheffield, UK; Juan Cebral, George Mason University; Anne M Robertson, University of Pittsburgh, USA

MS3: Inverse Problems in Cardiovascular Mathematics

Luca Bertagna, Huanhuan Yang & Alessandro Veneziani, Emory University, USA

MS4: CFD Assessment of Small-Sized Cerebral Aneurysm Rupture Risk: Case-Control Study (withdrawn)

R Ouared & O Brina, University of Geneva; VM Pereira, Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland

MS5: Heart Valve Modelling

Raoul van Loon, Swansea University; Xiaoyu Luo, University of Glasgow, UK

MS6: Modelling of Pulse Wave Propagation in the Arterial Tree

Frans van de Vosse, EUT, The Netherlands; Nikos Stergiopulos, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

MS7: Multiphysics & Multiscale Models for Simulating Total Heart Function

Toni Lassila, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland; Alfio Quarteroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Martin Weiser, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany

MS8: Multi-physics Modeling & Applications of the Cardiovascular System

M Behr, RWTH Aachen University, Germany; CA Figueroa, King's College London, UK; L Formaggia, MOX, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; JF Gerbeau, INRIA & Université P & M Curie, France; C Vergara, Università di Bergamo, Italy

MS9: Numerical Simulation of Cardiovascular Devices & Procedures

F Auricchio, M Conti, S Morganti & A Reali, University of Pavia, Italy; A Veneziani, Emory University, USA

MS10: Numerical Techniques for Computational Surgery

Elias Cueto, University of Zaragoza, Spain; Francisco Chinesta, École Centrale de Nantes, France; Marc Garbey, University of Houston, USA

MS11: Segmentation & Registration for Biomedical Applications

Xianghua Xie, Swansea University; Majid Mirmehdi, University of Bristol, UK

MS12: Subject-Specific Biomedical Mesh Generation, Skeletonisation, Geometry Correction (withdrawn)

Igor Sazonov, Swansea University, UK

MS13: Towards Clinically Relevant Computational Vascular Mechanics

CA Figueroa, King's College London, UK; TC Gasser, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; MW Gee & WA Wall, TUM, Germany

MS14: Cell Mechanics and Mechanobiology (withdrawn)

Thomas Franz, University of Cape Town, South Africa