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Multi-scale hard and soft tissue modelling workshop

June 18, 2018 - June 20, 2018

SoftMech, an ESPRC centre for multi-scale soft tissue mechanics with applications to heart and cancer and Multisim will be hosting a joint workshop in Sheffield on 18-20 June 2018 at The Edge, Endcliffe, 34 Endcliffe Crescent, Sheffield. S10 3ED.  A final agenda will be available later during the year. List of confirmed speakers below. To book your space or submit an abstract please follow instructions in the tabs below.

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Join our workshop on multi-scale hard and soft tissue modelling to:

  • engage with renowned experts in modelling of hard and soft tissues in keynotes and lectures;
  • participate in a roundtable with clinicians and industry;
  • submit abstracts, present your research and win prizes;
  • network with academia, funding bodies and industry.


Early bird Package: 31 March 18.  Abstract submissions: 31 March 18.
Normal Package:  15 May 18

Abstract submission and the event registration are two separate processes. We encourage early registration to secure on-site accommodation as places are limited.  See tabs below for more information



Registration & Accommodation

Registration: Select your category from the following

1. Early Bird/Member Rate

Cost £220.00
You can avail the discounted member’s rate as:

–       a member of the European Society of Biomechanics.


–       as a member of Softmech, if you haven’t already, please join Softmech at

By registering as a member of SoftMech or as a member of the European Society for Biomechanics, you can book this event up until 15 May 18 for £220. If you choose not to register as a member then this discounted rate is only available up until 31 March 18, which is the early bird registration deadline.

Onsite B&B for this event is available at registration as an optional extra in addition to the delegate fee.
You may choose to stay between 2 and 3 nights.

2. Normal rate (before 15 May 2018)

Cost £250.00
Onsite B&B for this event is available at registration as an optional extra in addition to the delegate fee. You may choose to stay between 2 and 3 nights.

Password protected packages 

3. SoftMech (University of Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St Andrews and Sheffield) staff/students of MultSim or SoftMech; Anyone from this group who has not received an invite email and would like to register should email:

4. Guest delegates; (registration and accommodation included by invite only)

5/6. Invited speakers (registration waived).

NOTE: With the exception of by invite only packages 4,5,6 accommodation is NOT included. To obtain the discounted rate for onsite accommodation, please book during the event registration process. Alternatively, you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements (a list of recommended options is available on request). 

Complete the event form and select your ONSITE accommodation package for 2 or 3 nights. To find out more and book your place click on the link below:

Where do I register?

Visit the SoftMech event registration page on the online store of the University of Sheffield

Abstract submissions

Abstract submission:  To submit an abstract for consideration for oral/poster presentation, visit SoftMech-MultiSim workshop abstracts webpage. You may submit an abstract before the 31 March and register at a later date, before 31 March 2018 (for an early bird discount) or 15 May 18 when registrations close. Abstract submission is not obligatory to attend the workshop.

We welcome abstract for paper or poster presentations 

On submission, please provide the:

  • title of the abstract;
  • list the name and affiliation of each author;
  • a 300 word summary of your research.
Deadline: You may submit your abstract when you register for this event. Deadline for abstracts submissions is 31.03.18