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Event When Where Deadline
eHealth 2011 eHealth 2011: Social Media for Epidemic Intelligence
Nov 21, 2011 - Nov 23, 2011 Malaga, Spain Jul 11, 2011
eHealth 2010 3rd International ICST Conference on Electronic Healthcare for the 21st century
Dec 13, 2010 - Dec 15, 2010 Casablanca, Morocco Jun 1, 2010

Present CFP : 2011

** DEADLINE EXTENDED: Monday 11th July 2011 **
** Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement. **

2nd Call for Papers

"eHealth 2011: Social Media for Epidemic Intelligence"

4th ICST International Conference on eHealth

21st - 23rd November 2011, Malaga, Spain

Conference Aims:

In its 4th year, the eHealth conference is now a well established
international forum with an increasing quality of academic submissions,
attended by industrial partners with a business interest in eHealth,
and well regarded by international healthcare agencies such as WHO and

The specific aim of the upcoming 4th eHealth conference is research
into social networks for epidemic intelligence, a new rapidly emerging
field bringing together data mining, web intelligence, social networks
and Web 2.0 technologies to assist public health and field epidemiology.
As in previous years, eHealth 2011 will bring together experts from
academia, industry and global healthcare institutions such as WHO and
ECDC to stimulate cutting-edge research discussions, share experience
with real-world healthcare service providers and policy makers, as well
as provide numerous business opportunities.

Conference Topics:

* Social Networks for Epidemic Intelligence - Web Intelligence,
social networks, techniques for harnessing and mining user-generated
content, outbreak detection and early warning systems, data collection
and analysis for surveillance and epidemiology.

* Web 2.0 in healthcare, well-being and online communities of
practice - community of practice, Web 2.0, user support groups,
blogs, personalisation and profiling, online support for healthy
lifestyle, well-being and public interventions, provision of pertinent
information to patients.

* Healthcare ontologies and knowledge management systems -
annotation, health care ontologies, coding standards, personalisation.

* E-learning, educational tools and games, and the impact of
information delivery to patients and professionals - using digital
libraries in building online communities, moderated discussion groups,
qualitative and quantitative evaluation studies.

* Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks -
performance evaluation methodologies, patient/process flow models,
sensor technologies and RFID tagging, mobile healthcare technologies.

* Privacy, trust and security - electronic patient records, models
for trust and privacy, novel mobile encryption technologies, identity
federation, role based access control, privacy enhancing technologies.

Important Dates:

Main Track

* Submission Deadline 1st July 2011
* Notification of Acceptance: 15th August 2011
* Camera-Ready Deadline: 15th September 2011

Posters and Demos:

* Submission Deadline: 1st September 2011
* Notification of Acceptance: 1st October 2011
* Workshops only - Camera ready: 15th October 2011


* Main Track: 21st-23rd November 2011, Malaga, Spain

* Springer Verlag (LNICST) - Main track

* Submissions via the EasyChair conference system.

* Standard Papers: 8 pages LNICST Format
* Short Papers: 4 pages LNICST Format
* Posters and Demos: Title + Short abstract ((=200 words)

* IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,
* EAI,
* City University London,
* Springer

* The International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth


Conference General and Scientific Chairs
* Patty Kostkova, City eHealth Research Centre,
City University London, UK
* Martin Szomszor, City eHealth Research Centre,
City University London, UK

Publication Chair:
* David Fowler, City eHealth Research Centre,
City University London, UK

Knowledge Transfer Chair
* Tim Meldrum, City University London, UK

Industry Chair
* Corrine Marsolier, Cisco Systems Inc.

Clinical Chair
* Femida Gwadry-Sridhar, The Department of Medicine,
University of Western Ontario, Canada

Panel Chair (tbc)
* Jason Bonander, Associate Director,
Health Informatics Strategy, CDC, Atlanta, USA

Poster Chair
* Ed de Quincey, University of Greenwich, UK

Social Media Chair
* Marcel Winandy, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Scientific Media Chair
* Connie St Louis, Graduate School of Journalism
City University London, UK

Demo Chair
* Gawesh Jawaheer, City eHealth Research Centre,
City University London, UK

Local Chair
* Cristina Urdiales, University of Malaga, Spain

Web Chair
* Simon Hammond, City eHealth Research Centre,
City University London, UK

Conference Coordinator
* Andrea De Luca, European Alliance for Innovation

IEEE EMB Representative
* Laura Roa Romero, University of Seville

Senior Programme Committee
* Patty Kostkova, City eHealth Research Centre,
City University, London, UK
* Martin Szomszor, City eHealth Research Centre,
City University, London, UK
* Toni Moreno, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
* Floriana Grasso, University of Liverpool, UK
* Femida Gwadry-Sridhar, The Research Institute of Lawson
Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada
* Ulises Cortez, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
* Rob Procter, University of Manchester, UK
* Albert Burger, Heriot-Watt University, UK
* John Powell, University of Warwick, UK
* Erik van der Goot, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
* Cecile Paris, CSIRO ICT Centre, New South Wales, Australia
* Robert Stevens, University of Manchester, UK
* Laurent Billonnet, Université de Limoges, France
* Ciro Cattuto, ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy

Technical Programme Committee (confirmed so far)
* Jan Aidemark, Linnéuniversitet, Sweden
* Pedro
Alexandre Da Costa Sousa, UNINOVA, Portugal
* Dimitra Alexopoulou, The Biotechnology Center,
Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
* Margarita Anastassova, CREATE-NET, Trento, Italy

* Bill Andreopoulos, The Biotechnology Center, Technische
Universität Dresden, Germany
* Roberta Annicchiarico, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Italy
* Raphael Bahati, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
* Martin Beer, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
* Ayse Bener, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
* Elizabeth Borycki, University Of Victoria, Canada
* Miroslav Bursa, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
* Tito
Castillo, University College London, UK
* Olivier Corby, INRIA, France
* Joanne Curry, University Of Western Sydney, Australia
* Foad Dabiri, University Of California Los Angeles, USA
* Ed De Quincey, University of Greenwich, London, UK
* Danilo De Rossi, University Of Pisa, Italy
* Gayo Diallo, University of Bordeaux, France
* Mark Donnelly, University Of Ulster, Belfast, UK
* Mariusz Duplaga, Jagiellonian University Medical College,
* Jonathan Elford, City University, London, UK
* Henrik Eriksson
, Linköping University, Sweden
* Elisabetta Farella, University Of Bologna, Italy
* Anthony Fleury, École des Mines de Douai, Département
Informatique et Automatique, France
* David Fowler, City University, London, UK
* Monique Frize, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
* Leo Galway, University Of Ulster, Belfast, UK
* Xiaohong Gao, Middlesex University, London, UK
* George Ghinea, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
* Amir Hajjam-el-hassani, University of Technology of
Belfort-Montbéliard, France
* Simon Hammond, City University, London, UK
* Ali Hamou, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
* David Hansen, eHealth Research Centre, Australia
* Mark Hawker, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
* Anja Henner, Oulu University Of Applied Sciences, Finland
* Jesse Hoey, University Of Dundee, UK
* Alexander Hörbst, University for Health Sciences, Medical
Informatics and Technology, Austria
* Roberto Hornero, University Of Valladolid, Spain
* David Isern, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
* Gawesh Jawaheer, City University, London, UK
* Malina Jordanova, Solar-Terrestrial Influences Institute,
* Simon Jupp, University of Manchester, UK
* Anastasia Kastania, Athens University Of Economics and
Business, Greece
* Waldemar W. Koczkodaj, Laurentian University, Ontario, Canada
* Peter Kokol, University of Maribor, Slovenia
* Jorma Komulainen Ylilääkäri, National Institute For Health
And Welfare, Finland
* Patty Kostkova, City University, London, UK
* Vaclav Kremen, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
* Elaine Lawrence, University Of Technology, Sydney, Australia
* Athina Lazakidou, University of Peloponnese, Greece
* Lenka Lhotska, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
* Panos Liatsis, City University, London, UK
* Magí Lluch-Ariet, MicroArt, Barcelona, Spain
* Paul Marshall, University of Warwick, UK
* Maria G. Martini, Kingston University, London, UK
* Kenneth Mcleod, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
* Andrew Miller, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
* Maria Mirto, University Of Lecce, Italy
* Fleur Mougin, Université Bordeaux, France
* Bruce Moulton, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
* Farid Naït-abdesselam, University Of Paris Descartes, France
* Sonja O'Neill, University Of Ulster, Belfast, UK
* Silvia Olabarriaga, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands
* Venet Osmani, CREATE-NET, Ireland
* Julian Padget, University of Bath, UK
* Daniela Paolotti, Institute for Scientific Interchange
Foundation, Italy
* Dorina Petriu, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
* Joao Pimentao, UNINOVA, Portugal
* George Polyzos, Athens University of Economics and Business,
* Alain Pruski, Lasc Université de Metz, France
* Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann, European Bioinformatics Institute,
Cambridge, UK
* Blaine Reeder, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
* Pekka Ruotsalainen, National Institute of Health And Welfare,
* Sandro Scattareggia Marchese, Signo Motus Srl, Messina, Italy
* Andreas Schrader, University Of Lübeck, Germany
* Michael Schumacher, The Institute Of Business Information
Systems, Switzerland
* Tacha Serif, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
* Gregor Stiglic, University of Maribor, Slovenia
* Kåre Synnes, Luleå University Of Technology
* Martin Szomszor, City University, London, UK
* Adel Taweel, Kings College, London, UK
* Manolis Tsiknakis, Centre for eHealth Technologies, Heraklion,
Crete, Greece
* Alexey Tsymbal, Siemans AG, Germany
* Asli Uyar, Bogazici University, Turkey
* Aïda Valls, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
* Bert-jan van Beijnum, University Of Twente, Netherlands
* Erik Van Der Goot, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
* Mateja Verlic, University Of Maribor, Slovenia
* Nadine Vigouroux, IRIT, France
* Vivian Vimarlund, Linköpings University and Jönköping
International, Sweden
* Peter Weller, City University, London, UK
* Jana Zvarova, EuroMISE Center UK a AV ÈR, Prague,
Czech Republic

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