2020 International Workshop on Bionic Engineering (IWBE2020)
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June 10-12, 2020, Manchester, UK

Organizers: International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE)
                     University of Manchester, UK                    


The joint 2020 International Workshop on Bionic Engineering (IWBE 2020) and the 4th International Workshop on Biorobotics & Bioengineering will be held in Manchester, UK, June 10-12, 2020. The Workshop is supported by the International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE) and aims at providing a forum for researchers in bionic engineering, biorobotics and bioengineering from around the world to exchange their ideas and share the latest achievements. The dominant theme of IWBE 2020 is “Biorobotics & Bionic Healthcare Engineering”.


The host city Manchester is the first industrialized city in the world and also is the second largest city in UK . This city is best known as classical architectures, culture, musical exports, media links, scientific and engineering outputs. Meanwhile, Manchester is outstanding for being a city of sport. Two decorated Premier League football clubs bear the city name: Manchester United and Manchester City.
 


Chairs:

Prof. Lei Ren, University of Manchester, UK

Dr. Guowu Wei, University of Salford, UK

Main Topics of Interest:

•Biomimetic surfaces
•Biomimetic machinery
•Biomimetic materials
•Bionic healthcare engineering
•Biologically inspired robotics
•Life-like sensing, actuation and computation
•Biomimetic design methodologies

Important Dates:

1st  Feb  2020:    Abstract submission

29th Feb  2020:   Abstract acceptance notification

10th Apr  2020:    Early bird registration deadline

10th June 2020:   Registration

11th June 2020:   Presentations

12th June 2020:   Technical visiting

Submission page: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iwbe2020

Please use the abstract template for the submission. 

The abstract should be one or two A4 pages in length, may include figures and tables.

Conference Venue-the Lowry:

Address: Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, UK, M50 3AZ

Transportation 
Arrival by train:
      From Manchester Piccadilly Station, take Blue Line Tram to the MediaCityUK.
Arrival by airplane: 
      Take Train to Manchester Piccadilly Station, transfer to Blue Line Tram to the MediaCityUK.
      Take Taxi for around 20mins by 9.6 miles.

Registration: 

Fee Type               

Early Rate

(by 10th April)                  

Regular Rate

(11th April - 31st May)

Delegate 280 GBP 360 GBP
Student 140 GBP 180 GBP
  • Registration fees include workshop materials, catering, a full access to the workshop and the technical visiting.
  • Registration fees do not include lodging and participants are responsible for securing their hotel accommodations.
  • Credit card is the preferred/suggested method for online registration.
  • Please contact secretariat@isbe-online.org if there are any problems with the registration.
  • The refund requests will receive a full fund minus the processing fee and possible loss. Processing of the refunds may take over 30 days.

Conference Hotels: 

1. Holiday Inn Express : Manchester - Salford Quays

    Address: Waterfront Quay, Manchester, M50 3XW

2. Manchester Salford Quays hotel

   Address: 11 The Quays, Manchester M50 3SQ

3. ibis budget Manchester Salford Quays

   Address:19 Trafford Rd, Salford, Manchester M5 3AW 

The walking distance between the hotels and the Lowry is less than 400 meters.

Secretaries:

Lingyun Yan

Xuewei Lu

Contact:

lingyun.yan@manchester.ac.uk

 

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