ABI Research Forum 2018 Event as iCalendar

(Conferences Symposia)

13 February 2018

8:30am - 5pm

Venue: Building 505, Amphitheatre 1

Location: 2 Boyle Crescent, Faculty of Health and Medical Science, Grafton Campus

RSVP: Please RSVP before 9th February through this form.


This forum showcases the ongoing work at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) and is an opportunity for those attending to explore the diverse research at the Institute.

It will feature keynotes from:

  • Lance O’Sullivan, MD, New Zealander of the year, 2014
  • Professor Marco Viceconti, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Reece Moors, Science for Technological Innovation, NSC
  • Adrian Bowling, MoleMap
  • Associate Professor Greg O’Grady, Department of Surgery and ABI, University of Auckland

In addition, the day will feature poster and short oral presentations by all ABI students and post-doctoral researchers.

We look forward to hosting a great day of inspiration, research, and collaboration.

If you use Twitter, use the hashtag #ABIRF18 to tweet and follow the event on the day!



8:30 - 9:00am Poster set-up, coffee and tea
9:00 - 9:30am Introduction by ABI director Peter Hunter
9:30 - 10:15am Keynote: Lance O'Sullivan
10:15 - 10:45am Morning tea
10:45 - 11:30am Keynote: Reece Moors
11:30am - 12:00pm 3-minute thesis presentations
12:00 - 12:45pm Poster session 1 & Summer student poster judging
12:45 - 1:30pm Poster session 1 & Lunch
1:30 - 2:15pm Keynote: Marco Viceconti
2:15 - 3:00pm Keynote: Adrian Bowling
3:00 - 4:00pm Poster session 2 & Afternoon tea
4:00 - 4:45pm Keynote: Greg O'Grady
4:45 - 5:00pm Closing remarks by ABI Deputy Director Merryn Tawhai


You can view a list of the posters that will be presented on the day on the posters page. You can search by author, abstract or keyword to find posters that interest you. You can then read the poster's abstract and also where to find them.

After the posters are presented, they will be made available for download on the page.

Visit the posters page.



Map of the venue

The Research Forum will be held at Amphitheatre 1 in Building 505, which is part of the University's Grafton campus.