Call for Abstracts: Workshop on Coatings for the Medical Device Industry

November 6, 2018, Washington Hilton, Washington, DC
Sponsored and held together with the bi-annual
ASTM Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices

The aim is to discuss and strategize about upcoming needs of standards in the development of coatings for the medical industry. An intended outcome is a plan to augment the pending ISO TC 150 coatings document (ISO 17327).

Planned sessions for this workshop include:

  • Introduction to coatings, the clinical risks associated with them, and ISO 17327
  • Coatings for soft tissue interfaces
  • Coatings for hard tissue interfaces
  • Coatings for blood tissue interfaces
  • Path forward

Please submit your 300 word abstract to the Workshop Corresponding Chair Gary Fischman at gfischman_@_futurestrategysolutions.com by March 2, 2018.

http://www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/F04.htm

http://www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/F04.htm

Registration information to the workshop will be posted at a later date. ASTM F04 meeting schedules are poster on the ASTM web site at www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/F04.htm.

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