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The Japanese Society of Magnetic Applications in Dentistry (JSMAD)

The First International Conference on Magnetic Applications in Dentistry

General Information

The Japanese Society of Magnetic Applications in Dentistry (President: Toshio Hosoi, Tsurumi Univ.) is a scientific association founded in 1991 and is devoted to furthering the application of magnetism in dentistry. The First International Conference on Magnetic Applications in Dentistry organized by JSMAD will take place on the Internet as follows.

Meeting Dates:March 1 - 22, 2002

Location: JSMAD web site http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jmd/index-e.shtml

General Chair: Toshihiro Hirai (Health Sciences Universty of Hokkaido School of Dentistry)

Subjects: Researches and developments related to dentistry and magnetism such as:

  • Magnetic attachments for dentures
  • Orthodontic appliances using magnets
  • Measurement of jaw movement using magnetic sensors
  • Biological effects of magnetic fields
  • Dental applications of MRI
  • Etc.

Registration Information

Registration: Send e-mail titled "registration for 2nd international conference" with your Name, University or Institution, Postal address, Phone, Fax and E-mail address to koshino@hoku-iryo-u.ac.jp

Registration fees: No registration fees. Anyone who is interested in magnetic applications in dentistry can participate in the conference via the Internet.

Guidelines for Presentation

Deadlines:Entry December, 20, 2001
URL of Poster: January, 20, 2002

Entry: Send Title and Abstract within 200 words with your Registration

Preparation of Posters: Produce posters with texts and figures in HTML, the hypertext markup language used on the World Wide Web. The contents should be written in English. The International Organization for Standards (ISO) "Latin1" character set is recommended to use to avoid typographic errors. HTTP server is needed to publish your poster on the Internet.

Informing URL: The authors should send the Internet location (URL) of your poster tokoshino@hoku-iryo-u.ac.jp by e-mail. Hypertext link to your poster from a program page on JSMAD web site will be made subsequently.

Discussion: Discussions will be done using a bulletin board on JSMAD Web Site via the Internet. The authors should check the board frequently during the meeting dates. If questions or comments on your presentation are posted, please answer them as soon as possible.

Note: Copyright of all posters published on the conference will be property of the Japanese Society of Magnetic Applications in Dentistry. Copies of the posters will be made and transferred to JSMAD web site for continuous presentation after the meeting dates.

Visit JSMAD Home Page for updates!


For further information, send e-mail to: koshino@hoku-iryo-u.ac.jp

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