Programme




PROGRAM - INTERNATIONAL INTERIM MEETING ON PLASTINATION

DURBAN 02 – 07 JULY, 2017

SUNDAY 2 JULY

18:00

Arrival of delegates/participants

Welcome/reception @ lobby (light bites)

Monday 3 July

8:00 – 9:00

9:00 – 9:30 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:30 – 10:00

 

Registration

Dr. Azu, President of the 12th Interim Meeting on Plastination, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

Dr. Albert van Jaarsveld, Vice Chancellor & Principal University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

 

Prof. Rob Slotow, DVC, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

Prof. Musa Mabandla, Dean, School of Laboratory Medicine & Medical Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

Prof. Rafael Latorre, President of the International Society for Plastination

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Plastination and Anatomy Education: Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

TE Madiba, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban

Ethical issues around Plastination.

Amadi Ihunwo, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, RSA

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee break

10:15 – 12:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

- Overview of Plastination and Specimen Preparation
Carlos A. C. Baptista, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo OH, USA

- General Principals of Dehydration
Kees H. de Jong, Medical School Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PR China

- Bleaching of specimen before dehydration (Silicone technique)
Hong-Jin Sui, Head of Department of Anatomy, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China.

12:00 – 01:00

Lunch  @ COMSA lounge

01:00 – 02:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

- General Principles of Impregnation (Silicone technique)                                                                      

Rafael Latorre, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain

- General Principals of Curing (Silicone technique)
 
Carlos A. C. Baptista, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo OH, USA                                                                                        

– Clinical Plastination
Dmitry Starchik,  International Morphological Centre, Saint Petersburg, Russia

02:15 – 05:15

Workshop (see separate schedule for workshop details)

06:30 – 09:00

WELCOME RECEPTION

Tuesday 4 July


08:00 – 08:30

Registration continued

08:30 – 09:00

QUESTION & ANSWER (review of Silicone technique)

09:00 – 11:00

ORAL PRESENTATION & DEMONSTRATIONS

 

- Silicone Technique at Room Temperature

Dmitry Starchik – International Morphological Centre, Saint Petersburg, Russia

 

- Principles of epoxy Technique
Rafael Latorre, University of Murcia, Spain

 

11:00 – 11:45

COFFEE BREAK – POSTERS VIEWING

11:45 – 01:00

- Principles of Polyester Technique
Kees H. de Jong, Medical School Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PR China

 

- Casting in Sheet Plastination: Flat Chamber method and Sandwich Method
Carlos A. C. Baptista, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo OH, USA

01:00 – 02:00

Lunch @COMSA lounge

02:00 – 05:00

05:00 – 09:00

Workshop (see separate schedule for workshop details)

SOCIAL PROGRAM: separate and additional fee to delegates

Sun Coast Casino and Entertainment World

Wednesday 5 July

08:30 – 09:00

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Review of Epoxy and Polyester Technique (High Points)

09:00 – 11:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

 – Current Research in Plastination

Hong-Jin Sui, Head of Department of Anatomy, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China

 

The use of plastinated specimens for developing Augmented Reality learning experiences
Scott Lozanoff, John A Burns School of Medicine, Hawaii, USA

 – The evolution in the Teaching of Anatomy: Plastination to the rescue

 Azu/Amadi Ihunwo, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, RSA

11:00 – 11:45

BREAK – POSTERS VIEWING/ Coffee

11:45 – 01:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

 – Plastination: Anatomy from the Basements of the Institutions to the Showcases of the Science Exhibits
Hong-Jin Sui, Head of Department of Anatomy, Dalian Medical University Dalian, PR China

  – Setting-up a Plastination Laboratory in resource-limited settings
Azu, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

01:00 – 02:00

Lunch @ COMSAlounge

02:00 – 05:00

05:00 – 06:30

05:00 – 09:00

Workshop (see separate schedule for workshop details)

TOUR OF NELSON R MANDELA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, DURBAN FREE TO ALL

SOCIAL PROGRAM: separate and additional fee to delegates

THE ROMA REVOLVING RESTAURANT

Thursday 6 July

08:30 – 09:00

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Review curing of Polyester and Silicone (High Points)

09:00 – 11:00

ORAL presentations

-General Issues of Safety in Plastination

Volker Schill, Biodur Company, Germany

 - Journal of Plastination
Philip J Adds, St Georges, University of London, London, UK

- 19th International Conference on Plastination. 2018 Dalian, China

Hong-Jin Sui, Head of Department of Anatomy, Dalian Medical University

11:00 – 11:30

acknowledgments

11:30 – 01:30

Workshop (see separate schedule for workshop details)

01:30 – 02:30

Lunch @ COMSA lounge

02:30 – 04:30


Workshop free time

SOCIAL PROGRAM: FREE for all delegates

Dolphin Viewing and end with Cocktails & Dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel (This is subject to change)

 

Friday 7 July

Social activities as arranged with Event Managers (at delegate’s added cost).






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