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EAI BODYNETS 2021 : 16th EAI International Conference on Body Area Networks: Smart IoT and big data for intelligent health management (Springer, Scopus, ISI, Ei, more)


When Oct 25, 2021 - Oct 26, 2021
Where Glasgow, Great Britain
Submission Deadline Jul 25, 2021
Notification Due Aug 30, 2021
Final Version Due Oct 15, 2021
Categories    body area networks   ehealth   sensors   wearables

Call For Papers

EAI is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation to ensure the safety, comfort and quality of experience for attendees and a successful course of the event.


With recent advances in wireless communication, low-power miniaturized sensors, and semiconductor technologies, the sensor networks have become an integral part of ubiquitous healthcare systems. Wearable communications and personal health management are the future trends the healthcare procedures are nowadays heading for – Wireless body area networks (WBAN) are one major element in this process. Compared to traditional sensor networks, WBANs face additional research challenges including signal propagation in/around a human body, power scavenging issues, fault tolerance, mobility, reliable MAC protocols, Quality of Service (QoS), biocompatibility, and security. The huge amount of data collected by WBAN nodes demands scalable, on-demand, powerful, and secure storage and processing infrastructure. Moreover, WBANs have emerged as a promising technology for medical and non-medical applications. Other potential applications include interactive gaming, social computing, entertainment, and military applications.

This conference will explore the scope and challenges of designing, building, and deploying body area networks (BodyNets). The conference aims to establish a forum to exchange ideas, discuss practices, raise awareness, and share experiences among researchers and practitioners in the field of computer science, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, medicine, and other disciplines in both academia and industry.



We seek novel, innovative, and exciting work in areas including but not limited to:

- Sensor for BAN
- Sensors and System for wearables and implants
- Wearable Computing
- Embedded Devices and Medical Applications
- In-On- and Off-Body Communications & Networking
- Antennas and Propagation
- Security and privacy of health data communications
- Smart BAN for Social Inclusion, Socio-economic aspects of health caring
- Medical device regulation
- Bio Signal Processing (EEG, EMG, ECG, PPG, EDR, etc.)
- Body Centric communications
- Remote patient management and preventive care
- Radio coexistence and interference management
- Rehabilitation and activity monitoring
- Wellness and sports applications of body area networks
- ICT solutions for health and wellness education
- Molecular Communications WBANs supporting cognitive impairments
- WBANs supporting cognitive impairments
- WBAN supporting non-medical applications



All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library: BODYNETS Conference Proceedings.

BODYNETS proceedings are indexed in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:
- Springer Wireless Networks Journal (WINET) (IF: 2.659)

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:
- EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology (Open Access) – indexed in Scopus
- EAI Endorsed Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications (Open Access)

Additional publication opportunities:
- EAI/Springer Innovations in Communications and Computing Book Series


General Chairs
- Muhammad Ali Imran - University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
- Qammer H. Abbasi - University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Technical Program Committee Chairs
- Masood Ur Rehman - University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
- Ahmed Zoha - University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
- Akram Alomainy - Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
- Asimina Krouti - Ohio State University, USA


This event is organized by EAI (

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

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