EMBC 2018
 Workshops & Tutorials
EMBC 2018 Tutorials
EMBC 2018 Tutorials
EMBC 2018 Workshops
EMBC 2018 Workshops
 EMBC'18 Online Program Now Available
Online Program
 Student Volunteer Opportunity


Are you a student attending #EMBC18? Are you interested in volunteering? In order to be eligible for student volunteer positions, one need only be registered to attend the conference and pay a student registration rate
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 Accommodations
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki 
Beach Resort

Approximately 15 minute walk to Hawaii Convention Center

2005 Kalia Road Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Tel:  +1-808-949-4321 


Click here to book at EMBC discounted rates, before June 13, 2018.
Sponsorship Opportunities are Still Available, find out more HERE.
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2019 International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI)
 Call for Papers

The IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) is a scientific conference dedicated to mathematical, algorithmic, and computational aspects of biological and biomedical imaging, across all scales of observation. It fosters knowledge transfer among different imaging communities and contributes to an integrative approach to biomedical imaging. ISBI is a joint initiative from the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). The 2019 meeting will be held in Venice, Italy and will include tutorials, challenges and a scientific program composed of plenary talks, invited special sessions, as well as oral and poster presentations of peer-reviewed papers.
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EMBS Society Spotlight
 2018 Newly Elected AdCom Members
 
 EMBS President Nigel Lovell Gives Keynote Lecture
Austrian eHealth Conference


Prof Nigel Lovell, EMBS President (2017-2018) gave the keynote lecture at the Austrian eHealth conference 
 discussing therole biomedical engineering plays in eHealth research  from sensors to decision-making. Pictured with Dr Lovell (right) is the Conference Chair Dr G√ľnter Schreier (left), who is also the current President of the Austrian Biomedical Engineering Society.
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9th International Conference on Neural Engineering
Call for Papers


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2018 IEEE Life Sciences Conference
 Life Sciences Conference 2018
Paper and Special Sessions Deadline Date Approaching
The deadline date of June 4 is approaching for the submission of two and four-page papers as well as tutorial and special session proposals.
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Publications Spotlight
 The Human Touch
PRACTICAL AND ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF PUTTING AI AND
ROBOTICS TO WORK FOR PATIENTS


The healthcare industry is often quick to embrace technology, so it is no surprise that the application of programmable robotic systems and artificial intelligence is being explored. There are robotic systems that assist with complex but minimally invasive surgery; rehabilitation robotics are helping patients regain physical function after strokes; and robots are helping elderly patients lead more active lives. For its part, AI increasingly plays a role in the diagnosis of illnesses and the planning of treatment programs. Expert systems that scan the rapidly growing body of scientific literature are helping clinicians achieve more accurate assessments of patients in a shorter time. These advanced technologies are quickly becoming big business. Research company Frost and Sullivan predicts that the AI market for health care will increase 40% per year between 2014 and 2021; and market intelligence firm Tractica forecasts that healthcare robot shipments will exceed 10,000 units per year by 2021.
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