JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA; 3–5 MAY
TOPICS: Preparing for disasters, disaster response and management, remote sensing, communication and transportation systems, and robots and other technological tools used for rescue efforts.
SPONSORS: IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Power & Energy Society, and IEEE Western Saudi Arabia Section
INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA; 15–16 FEBRUARY
TOPICS: Telemedicine, e-health, point-of-care devices and systems, robot-assisted surgery, data mining, machine learning, biometric sensors, advances in medical imaging, neural rehabilitation, biomechanics, and wearables.
SPONSORS: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
SUDAN; 20–23 FEBRUARY
TOPICS: Scientific research and innovations for sustainable development in Africa, including sustainable infrastructure, clean water supply, renewable energy, climate change modeling, environmental impact analysis, science education, and management of natural resources.
SPONSORS: IEEE Region 8, IEEE Sudan Subsection, and UNESCO
BEIRUT; 13–14 JULY
TOPICS: Renewable energy storage and conversion technologies, energy management, mechanisms for providing energy services in rural areas, and implementation of educational and research programs in the fields of renewable energy and sustainable development.
SPONSOR: IEEE Power & Energy Society, IEEE Power Electronics Society, and IEEE Lebanon Section