Conferences: June–September 2013

Upcoming IEEE conferences cover topics related to quality-of-life technologies

7 June 2013

IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robots
SEATTLE; 24–26 JUNE
TOPICS: Assistive, diagnostic, medical, rehabilitation, and therapeutic robots; neuroprosthetics; robotic wheelchairs; robotics for motion analysis; human-machine interaction; robots for improving social interaction; and mechatronics in prosthetics.

SPONSOR: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology and IEEE Robotics and Automation societies


International Conference on Human-System Interaction
GDANSK, POLAND; 6–8 JUNE
TOPICS: Robot-human interaction, wireless network systems for telemedicine, e-health, diagnostic systems, remote health care, wearable sensors, and security systems for the disabled.

SPONSORS: IEEE, Illuminating Engineering Society


Workshop on Design Challenges in Mobile Medical Device Systems
NEW ORLEANS; 24–27 JUNE
TOPICS: All aspects of mobile medical device systems, including hardware platforms and architectures, drug delivery systems, automatic control systems, energy harvesting and sustainability, security and privacy concerns, and regulatory issues.

SPONSOR: IEEE Communications Society


International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control
WASOWO, POLAND; 3–5 JULY
TOPICS: Neural networks in robot motion and control; control, modeling, and parameter identification of robots and manipulators; and trajectory planning and collision avoidance for mobile and medical robots.

SPONSORS: IEEE Control Systems and IEEE Robotics and Automation societies


International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
OSAKA; 3–7 JULY
TOPICS: Biomedical imaging, bioinstrumentation, wearable sensors, cardiovascular and respiratory systems engineering, neuromuscular rehabilitation technology, medical robots, health-care information systems, and telemedicine.

SPONSOR: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society


International Conference on Health-Care Informatics
PHILADELPHIA; 9–11 SEPTEMBER
TOPICS: Health-care delivery in developing countries, information technology for health-care workflow management, telemedicine, medical data management, computer-aided diagnosis, biomedical modeling and simulation, biometrics, and medical robotics.

SPONSORS: IEEE Computer Society, Association for Computing Machinery


 

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