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iCareTech 2020 : 2020 International Conference on Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies (iCareTech)


When Aug 28, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020
Where Gaza, Palestine
Submission Deadline Jun 26, 2020
Notification Due Jul 15, 2020
Final Version Due Aug 1, 2020
Categories    assistive technologies   rehabilitation technologies   rehabilitation assessment tech   rehab. tech. in practice

Call For Papers

*** iCareTech 2020:
The International Conference on Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies 2020 (iCareTech 2020) is organized by the i-CARE project consortium. iCareTech 2020 brings together researchers, academics, biomedical and clinical engineers, global experts, politicians and decision makers, representatives of the medical technology industry and all those involved with the wide variety of engineering and health technologies that are shaping the way rehabilitation service is being delivered today and in the future. iCareTech 2020 gathers researchers and practitioners from academia, service providers and industry to discuss the latest innovations and inceptive ideas and best practices in the field of Rehabilitation Technologies in its broadest sense. We invite contributions on a wide spectrum of fields related to Rehabilitation and Disability Technologies down the value chain: Research, Design and Development, Production and Distribution, Service Delivery, Education, Training, Use, Impact, and Policy Making.

*** Important Update due to COVID-19 Pandemic:
• Due to COVID-19 crisis, the submission deadlines of iCareTech2020 have been EXTENDED, see new date below.
• Participation in iCareTech2020 is now possible via video-conferencing technologies or pre-recorded presentation videos.
• Contact us for more details on:

*** Important Dates:
Draft/Full Paper Submission (EXTENDED!): June 26, 2020
Author Decision Notification (EXTENDED!): July 15, 2020
Camera Ready Paper Submission: August 01, 2020
Early Bird Registration: August 01, 2020
Conference Dates: August 28-29, 2020

*** Venue:
The conference will be held in: Al Riyadh Building, Al Mughraqah Campus, Al Azhar University - Gaza, Palestine.

*** Sponsors:
iCareTech 2020 is technically sponsored by IEEE - Palestine Subsection.
The proceedings will be a reference material and will be published with papers’ contents.
The accepted full papers will be included in the conference proceedings that will be submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Digital Xplore® Library.
iCareTech 2020 Conference is APPROVED by IEEE for proceedings publication on IEEE Digital Xplore® Library:
Download conference CFP:

For more information visit the official conference website:

*** In the Conference
Keynote speeches by global pioneers and researchers in Rehabilitation Technologies
Scientific sessions, round tables, open discussions
International Rehabilitation Technology challenge
Research paper contest
Student paper contest
Student projects exhibition and contest
Student poster sessions and contest
Expo area with new technologies and solutions
and much more …

*** Who Should Attend
Rehabilitation Engineers
Assistive Technologists
Therapists - OT, PT, SLP
Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals/Counselors
Rehabilitation devices Suppliers / Manufacturers
Rehabilitation Organization Directors

*** Submission Guidelines
English will be the official language of the conference.
All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed, the accepted ones will be published in the iCareTech 2020 conference CD proceedings.
The accepted papers will also be published in the IEEE Digital Xplore® Library.
EasyChair Registration

EasyChair is the iCareTech 2020 conference management portal.
Create an account at EasyChair:
Upload your paper(s) or abstract paper(s) through EasyChair.
To submit your contribution to iCareTech 2020, click here:

*** Paper Formatting
Your final paper must be formatted to IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscript Formatting Guidelines.
It is highly recommended that you proofread and check the layout of your paper BEFORE submitting it to PDF eXpress™. (link will be given in due time).
To download the paper template from IEEE website (choose US Letter), please click here:
Alternatively, download the paper template from our website, please click here:

*** Registration
Registration fee includes the IEEE Digital Xplore® Library publication of one full paper, an official conference bag that contains all accepted submissions on a USB drive, admission to all sessions, coffee‑breaks, lunch and gala dinner. Papers will be presented orally by either attending the conference personally or remotely.

*** Conference Fees
US$ 200 for international author participants.
US$ 150 for local author participants.
US$ 50 for accompanying persons or non-author participant (includes official conference bag, welcome party, lunches and gala dinner).
Please take into account that fee payment before August 1st 2020 is mandatory for the publication of your paper in IEEE Digital Xplore® Library.

*** List of Topics
* Rehabilitation Technologies
Technologies for Disabled People Personal and Remote Care
Development of Medical and Healthcare Instruments/Solutions in General
Development of Software for Medical and Healthcare Purposes in General
Neurorehabilitation Technologies
Stroke Rehabilitation Technologies
Visual and Audio Rehabilitation Technologies
Disability Prevention Technologies
Rehabilitation Robotics
Bio-Feedback, Neuromodulation, and Closed-Loop Systems
Bio-Inspired and Neuromorphic Circuits and Systems
Bio-Sensor and Environmental Sensor Devices and Interface Circuits
Bio-Telemetry and Energy Harvesting/Scavenging Circuits and Systems
Bio-Sensor Network for Neuroscience
Bio-Signal Recording and Processing
Development of Rehabilitation Devices
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Technology for Cognition and Sensory Impairments
Brain Computer Interface
Virtual Reality Systems
Augmented Reality Systems
Mixed Reality Systems
Tools for Real-Time Patient Monitoring
Environmental Control
Microphysiological Systems, Lab-on-Chip and Bio-MEMS
Human-Machine Interfaces
Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing
Computer Applications and Telecommunications
Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Machine Learning Applications
Data Integration and Predictive Analytics

* Assistive Technologies
Assistive Tools
Assistive Software Solutions
Assistive Robotics
Prostheses and Orthoses Technologies
Advanced Prosthetics
Wearable Devices and Health Monitoring Electronics
Wireless Health Monitoring Technologies
Implantable Medical Electronics
Seating and Wheelchair Technologies
Mobility Aids and Technologies
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Technologies for In-Patient or Home Care
Computer, Mobile Devices and Web Access

* Rehabilitation Assessment Technologies
Outcomes and Quantitative Measurements
Measuring Responses to Treatment
Physical Training Assessment
Cognitive Training Assessment

* Case Studies and Rehabilitation Technology Evaluation
Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, and Dementia
Spinal Cord Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury
Musculoskeletal Injury
Respiratory Issues
Gait and Balance
Motor Function
Geriatric and Paediatric
Blind and Low Vision
Deaf and Hard of Hearing

* Rehabilitation Technologies in Practice
Emerging Related Technologies and Applications after COVID-19
Emergency, Quarantine and Evacuation Protocols for Disabled People
Case-studies dealing with Disability and Rehabilitation Practice during COVID-19 quarantine
Quality of Life Technologies
Design and Adaptation of Housing and Smart Environments
Point-of-Care Technologies for Healthcare
Medical Equipment Management in Hospitals
Design of Rehabilitation Service Facilities
Medical Information Systems and Bioinformatics
Health Operations/Project Management
Clinical Risk Management, Safety, Emergency Preparedness
Job Accommodations, Accessibility and Ergonomics
Design and Adaptation of Work Environments
Rehabilitation Technologies Education and Curricula
International Standards and Regulations
Rehabilitation Technologies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Rehabilitation Global Challenges and Sustainable Development
Ethics and Morality in Rehabilitation Technologies
Public Policy and Advocacy

*** Contact
All questions about submissions should be emailed to:

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