The 5th Stevens Conference on Bacteria-Material Interactions is proud to announce its invited speaker list with tentative talk titles.  This list will continue to be updated as new speakers are confirmed.

Annelise Barron
Stanford University
Antimicrobial Peptoids

Fouzia Boulmedais
CNRS, Strasbourg, France
Biomimetic Coatings Self-defensive Against Bacteria and Yeast

Frank Camissa, M.D.
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
Occult Infection of the Spine

Bob Hancock
University of British Columbia
Anti-biofilm, Antimicrobial & Host-defense Peptides

Elena Ivanova
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
Biomimetic Antimicrobial Nanotechnology

 Javad Parvizi, M.D.
The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
The 2018 Definition of Periprosthetic Joint Infection and How We Got There

Dacheng Ren
Syracuse University
Making Bacteria Uncomfortable on Surfaces

Karin Sauer
Binghamton University
The War on Slime

Shuichi Takayama
Georgia Institute of Technology
Organs on a Chip and Bacteria Interactions

Henny van der Mei
University Medical Center Groningen
Infection-Resisting Biomaterials: the Future of the Field

Douglas Weibel  
University of Wisconsin  
Changes in Bacterial Stiffness During Early-stage Biofilm Formation Lead to Antibiotic Susceptibility

Jerry Zuckerman, M.D.  
Hackensack-Meridian Healthcare   
Infection Prevention: Practice Changes to Improve Outcomes