Plenary Lecture

Stanislav Gorb, Kiel University, Zoological Institute, Functional Morphology and Biomechanics, Germany
Talk topic: From fly foot to the snake skin: adhesive and frictional phenomena on animal surfaces

Keynote Talks

Keynote speakers include:

Nazanin EmamiLulea University, Sweden
Talk topic: Development of a new generation of wear-resistant joint implant materials

Anna Igual-MunozÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL), Switzerland and Technical University of Valencia (UPV), Spain
Talk topic: The key role of electrochemistry in the wear of implants

Jacob Klein, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Talk topic: Learning from nature: cartilage-inspired boundary-lubricated hydrogels

Gustavo LuengoL'Oréal R&D, France
Talk topic: Surface conditioning of rinse-off deposits in cosmetics

Matthias Scherge, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Germany
Talk topic: On the complex interaction of gait analysis and the gliding performance in skiing

Martin StoddartAO Research Institute Davos (ARI), Switzerland
Talk topic: The effect of multiaxial load on cartilaginous constructs

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