Past Conferences

Conferences Organised by SBAOI

With the inauguration of the Society in 1986, National Conferences were organized by the Society from time to time, with the financial assistance mainly from the various departments of Government of India such as Department of Science & Technology (DST), Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) and other private agencies. The list of conference are as follows.

  • Inauguration of the Society, 1986 Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Thiruvananthapuram
  • I National Conference, 1987 SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • II National Conference,1988 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • III National Conference, 1989 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • IV National Conference,1990 Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad
  • V Anniversary, 1991 SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • V National Conference, 1992 Central Leather Research Institute, Madras
  • VI National Conference, 1993 University of Jadavpur, Calcutta
  • VII National Conference, 1994 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • VIII National Conference & X Anniversary, 1996 Dental College, Manipal
  • IX National Conference, 1998 Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad
  • X National Conference, Nov’ 11-12, 1998 SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • XI National Conference, December 6-8, 2000 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • XII National Conference, November, 2001 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Chennai
  • XIII National Conference, December 20-21, 2002 Jadavpur University, Kolkatta
  • Inauguration of the First Chapter at Chennai, February 4, 2003
  • XIV National Conference, December, 2003 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Mumbai

7th World Biomaterials Congress, 17-21, May 2004 (one session organised by the SBAOI) The Scientific Basis for Biocompatibility & Biological Safety, Sydney, Australia

XV National Conference, January 20-21, 2005 SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram

2nd Indo-Australian Conference on “Biomaterials, Implantable Devices and Tissue Engineering” (BITE2005), January 19-21, 2005. SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram

CMA2005 (SBAOI Chennai Chapter), 2005 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

XVI National Conference, February 24-26, 2006 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi New Delhi

XVII National Conference, December 8-11, 2006 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

International Conference on Design of Biomaterials, December 8-11, 2006 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

XVIII National Conference, December 8-11, 2007 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

8th World Biomaterials Congress, 28 May – 1 June 2008 (One session organised by SBAOI) Diabetic Technologies Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands

XIX National Conference, November 23-24, 2008 College of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal

International Conference on Medical Materials, Devices & Regenerative Medicine, November 23-25, 2008 College of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal

XX National Conference, February 28-March 2, 2010 SCMS Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology – Research & Development, Cochin

International Conference on Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering, February 28-March 1, 2010 SCMS Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology – Research & Development, Cochin

XXI National Conference, February 10-12, 2011 Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat

25th Anniversary Meeting of the Society Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, February 10-12, 2011

4th Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine February 10-12, 2011, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat

XXII National Conference, January 6-8, 2012 Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai

International Conference on Biomaterials, Implants and Tissue Engineering, BIDTE2012 January 6-8, 2012, Rajalashmi Engineering College, Chennai

10th World Biomaterials Congress, May 17-22, 2016 Montreal, Canada

6th Asian Biomaterials Congress – ABMC6, October 25-27, 2017. SCTIMST Thiruvananthapuram

XXVIII National Conference, July 26-28, 2018 VIT University, Vellore, Chennai

International Conference on “Biomaterials, Bioengineering and Biotheranostics” (BioMET 2018), July 26-28, 2018 VIT University, Vellore, Chennai

International Conference on “Advances in Polymer Science & Technology, November 1-3, 2018 Kathmandu, Nepal

XXIX National Conference, November 28 to December 1, 2019 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

8th Indo Australian Conference on “Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine”, November 28 to December 1, 2019 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

11th World Biomaterials Congress, May 19-24, 2020 Glasgow, Scotland

XXX National Conference, December 6 to December 9, 2020 Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

ICBMI 2020, International Conference on Biomedical Materials Innovation, December 6 to December 9, 2020 Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

12th World Biomaterials Congress, May 26-31, 2024 EXCO, Daegu, Korea

In additional to the delegates from all over India, these conferences have been attended by delegates from various countries like USA, UK, South Korea, Germany, Netherlands, Turkey, Japan, Australia, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Indonesia, Portugal etc.