Professor Farid M. Amirouche will be an invited speaker at the World Academy of Biomedical Technologies (WABT)during the Bio Nanotechnologies and Drugs meeting on May 27, 2003 in Paris, France. Professor Amirouche will be presenting a paper entitled “Bone Cell Mechanics”. He is also serving on the Chairman Coordinators Committee for the Micro and Nanotechnologies for Medicine and Surgery meeting held May 26, 2003.

Founded in 1997, the objective of the Academy is to create a forum where scientists, engineers, doctors and industrial leaders etc. can exchange views in a cooperative manner to assist in discoveries and transfer of information in the field of biomedical technologies, for the benefit of mankind.

One important purpose of the Academy is to promote and co-ordinate activities related to the development of techniques in the field of healthcare, so as to provide every person with most advanced and suitable treatments, consistent with a well-defined Code of Ethics.

The Academy is composed of Titular Members called “Academicians”, Corresponding Members, Associate Members and Honorary Members. Members are individuals recognized for their competence at the international level.

WABT is a part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion, by the Charter of the United Nations.


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