Accession Number:

AD1099980

Title:

2014 Bioinspired Materials GRC and GRS: Research Area 7.4 Reactive Chemical Systems; Research Area 8.1 Biochemistry; Research Area 9.2 Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 May 2014,31 Aug 2014

Corporate Author:

Gordon Research Conferences, Inc. West Kingston United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-09-17

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The Gordon Research Conference on BIOINSPIRED MATERIALS was held at Sunday River Resort, Newry, Maine, June 22-27, 2014. TheConference was well-attended with 166 participants attendees list attached. The attendees represented the spectrum of endeavor in this field coming from academia, industry, and government laboratories, both U.S. and foreign scientists, senior researchers, young investigators,and students. Of the 166 attendees, 77 voluntarily responded to a general inquiry regarding ethnicity which appears on our registration forms. Of the 77 respondents, 33 were Minorities 1 Hispanic, 31 Asian and 1 African American. Approximately 30 of the participants at the 2014 meeting were women. The Gordon Research Seminar on BIOINSPIRED MATERIALS was held at Sunday River Resort, Newry, Maine, June 21-22, 2014. The Seminar was well-attended with 54 participants attendees list attached. The attendees represented the spectrum of endeavor in this field coming from academia, industry, and government laboratories, both U.S. and foreign scientists, senior researchers, young investigators, and students. Of the 54 attendees, 28 voluntarily responded to a general inquiry regarding ethnicity which appears on our registration forms. Of the 28 respondents, 25 were Minorities 4 Hispanic, 21 Asian and 0 African American. Approximately 30 of the participants at the 2014 meeting were women. In designing the formal speakers program, emphasis was placed on current unpublished research and discussion of the future target areas in this field. There was a conscious effort to stimulate lively discussion about the key issues in the field today. Time for formal presentations was limited in the interest of group discussions. In order that more scientists could communicate their most recent results, poster presentation time was scheduled.

Subject Categories:

  • Miscellaneous Materials
  • Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE