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IEEE Life Sciences Conference
December 13-15, 2017 in Sydney, Australia
Before you Go: Local Information

All papers for the Life Sciences Conference must contain a statement about your ethics approval (or exemption), or why it is not applicable. If your paper does not contain a statement, please include it in the final upload of your paper.

LSC 2017 will include tutorials and a scientific program composed of plenary talks, invited sessions, and poster presentations of peer-reviewed papers. In addition, there will be a host of special events, including a Standards Track, an IEEE Women in Engineering event, a High School Competition, an e-textile style fashion show, and an IBM Big Data/Watson event in partnership with the IEEE Big Data Initiative.

IEEE Life Sciences Conference will be taking place in a few short weeks. If you are attending please see below for some important travel/conference information.
ISBI 2018 
April 4-7, 2018 in Washington DC
DEADLINE to submit 1 page abstracts is Monday, 08, January 2018
IEEE Journal Papers on Biomedical Imaging Published in 2017
All peer-reviewed IEEE journal papers published by SPS or EMBS societies during 2017 whose topic is in the biomedical imaging and image analysis domains are eligible for presentation at ISBI 2018, subject to space availability and approval by the ISBI Program Chairs. Requests for presentation of such papers should be made by submitting a one-page abstract of the paper through the ISBI 2018 website on or before the submission deadline ( January 8, 2018 ). Approved requests for presentation must have one author/presenter registered for the symposium according to the ISBI 2018 registration rates. The final format of presentation (oral or poster) is the decision of the ISBI 2018 Program Chairs. The accepted abstracts will not be published in IEEE Xplore or indexed otherwise . "
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Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available
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EMBC 2018
EMBC 2018 will be on July 17-21, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii 
Call for Contributed Papers and 1 Page Papers
Author Instructions for Contributed and 1 Page Papers

C ontributed Papers-Full are presented either as an oral presentation or a poster presentation. The type of presentation will be determined by the Conference Editorial Board based on factors such as the reviewer's suggestions and topic of the paper. All presented and contributed papers will be published in IEEE Xplore and indexed by PubMed and Medline.

At least one author of the paper must be registered at the appropriate full conference rate (Member, Non-member, Student member, Student non-member) in order to upload the final paper. If complete payment of a registration fee is not received, authors will not be able to proceed with uploading their final manuscript. While any author of the paper may be registered, only the designated "corresponding author" may upload the final paper. Once a manuscript has been uploaded, the registration fees cannot be refunded. Please be sure that the attending author completes payment and uploads the final paper. This means that they must be the "corresponding author".

Housing now OPEN for EMBC 2018
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki 
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Approximately 15 minute walk to Hawaii Convention Center

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

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Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available
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BHI - BSN 2018
4-7, March 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada
IEEE International Conference on Wearable and
Implantable Body Sensor Networks
DEADLINE to submit 1 page and poster abstracts is Friday, 22, December 2017
The IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN) 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual conferences sponsored by IEEE EMBS dedicated to address the challenges in the areas of sensor-exploiting medical/healthcare systems and networking. IEEE BSN18 will be co-located with the HIMSS2018 (Health Information Management Systems Society Annual Conference) and the IEEE BHI2018 (IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics) in Las Vegas, March 4-7, 2018. The joint program will have world-renowned speakers from research institutes, government agencies, and industry. More than a thousand attendees are expected in this leading event for healthcare and medical technologies.
Applications are open for the next edition of the flagship summer school of EMBS! Founder in 1994, the IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Biomedical Imaging has become over the year the worldwide reference in the field and is proud to have now around 500 alumni.

It is resolutely international (around 45 participants from more than twenty countries have participated to the previous editions) and accessible to young scientists. It is an open yet privileged place for exchanges and discussions of major on-going work. Informal and warm, at a location where the sea and the land combine in a time varying relation, this school brings together, every two years for ten days, the world great teachers and researchers in Biomedical Imaging. The participants are PhDs, post-doctoral students, engineers from industry, and already involved in some area of biomedical imaging.

Call for Papers and Special Sessions Workshop on Brain Machine Interface
The IEEE SMC 2018 8th Workshop on Brain-Machine Interface Systems (BMI) will be held on October 7-10, 2018 in Miyazaki, Japan as part of the program of SMC 2018 - the flagship annual conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. The workshop is organized by the IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Brain-Machine Interfaces Systems and is technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Brain Initiative. The theme of this year's workshop is:  Innovations in Systems, (hu)Man, and Cybernetics, and their Interplay as the Driving Forces for Next-Generation BMI Systems.
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Publications Spotlight
Testing the Waters
Water on Earth-in our oceans, rivers, lakes, and wetlands-might seem plentiful, but water that is clean and safe enough to drink actually isn't so abundant. Nearly one in ten people still lack access to safe water worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Moreover, access to clean drinking water isn't just a problem in the developing world; groundwater in developed countries is typically used far more quickly than it is being replenished. As the world population rises, growing numbers of thirsty people could exacerbate already-scant resources. In response to these challenges, scientists, researchers, and companies are working on ways of delivering clean and safe water to more people-ranging from large-scale and sophisticated reverse- osmosis machines that can produce great quantities of water in places where water supplies are low but the ocean is nearby to lower-tech options that allow individual households to eliminate from their water bacteria related to diseases such as cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. Technologies using easily accessible, low-cost, natural materials have been the focus for many companies seeking to solve the world's water problem.

Call for Papers

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: March 15, 2018
Publication Date: September 2018

The JTEHM HI-POCT 2018 special issue will focus on healthcare innovations and point-of-  care technologies for precision and personalized health with their translation to address  challenges in global healthcare in clinical (hospital, emergency, acute, chronic and primary  care), non-traditional (consumer) and under-resourced settings.

We invite all researchers from academia and industry, clinicians and  healthcare providers, and innovators to submit scientific and translational research papers  within the general scope of JTEHM.

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