Five Upcoming Conferences Address Innovations to Improve Quality of Life

Events feature rehabilitation robots and brain-machine interfaces

9 June 2017

FEATURED CONFERENCE

  • IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference

    TURIN, ITALY; 19–21 OCTOBER

    TOPICS: Assistive, rehabilitation, and quality-of-life technologies; brain-machine interfaces; biosensors; implantable electronics; lab-on-chips; medical information systems; biomedical image processing; and biofeedback systems.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Circuits and Systems, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, and IEEE Solid-State Circuits societies

  • International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

    JEJU ISLAND, SOUTH KOREA; 11–15 JULY

    TOPICS: Neuromuscular and rehabilitation systems, wearable biomedical sensors, biomedical signal and image processing, cellular and tissue engineering, drug-delivery systems, neural engineering, and surgical robotics.

    SPONSOR: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

  • International Conference on Computer and Applications

    DUBAI; 6–7 SEPTEMBER

    TOPICS: Assistive technology, intelligent transportation, e-health, biomedical sensors, haptics, cloud computing, information security, robotics, embedded systems, big data, virtual reality, and natural-language processing.

    SPONSORS: IEEE United Arab Emirates Section, Springer

  • IEEE/Robotics Society of Japan International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

    VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA; 24–28 SEPTEMBER

    TOPICS: Assistive and medical robots, robotics for physical rehabilitation, robot companions, automation applications for health care, autonomous vehicles, brain-machine interfaces, computer vision, deep learning, manipulation for robotic prosthetics, and haptic interfaces.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Industrial Electronics and IEEE Robotics and Automation societies, Robotics Society of Japan

  • IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics

    BANFF, ALTA., CANADA; 5–8 OCTOBER

    TOPICS: Assistive technology, user interface design, neural networks, machine learning, human-computer interaction, virtual and augmented reality systems, decision support systems, smart metering, intelligent transportation systems, smart sensor networks, and wearable computing.

    SPONSOR: IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

This article is part of our June 2017 special issue on assistive tech.

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