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InMed 2015 : Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare 2015


When Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 11, 2015
Where Kyoto, Japan
Submission Deadline Mar 23, 2015
Notification Due Oct 20, 2015
Categories    medicine   healthcare   technology   innovation

Call For Papers

3rd International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (InMed-15)
11-12 September 2015, Kyoto, Japan

Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare 2015 (InMed-15) will be held at Suzaku Campus, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan - organised by KES International, and the Research Center of Advanced ICT for Medical and Healthcare at Ritsumeikan University. We are delighted to invite contributions to InMed-15, featuring a Workshop on Smart Medical and Healthcare Systems. This conference will gather a multi-disciplinary group consisting of researchers and engineers, managers, students and practitioners from the medical arena, to discuss the ways that innovation, knowledge exchange and enterprise can be applied to issues relating to medicine, surgery, healthcare and the issues of an ageing population. Proposals for papers to
be presented and published in the proceedings, Special Sessions, Workshops and Exhibitors from industry or research centres, are welcome.

Conference Scope

Innovation in Medicine & Healthcare is a conference covering innovative approaches to meeting
the needs of both practitioners and patients internationally.

Papers are invited from both the medical profession and from whose supporting them.
Topics (although this list is not intended to be exhaustive) might include:-

-Smart medical devices & systems
-Innovation in Regenerative Medicine
-Gene Therapy
-Medical Diagnostics and Biomarkers
-Service Delivery
-Technology Enabled Healthcare Services
-Advanced Medical Materials Technology
-Regulatory frameworks for new technology
-Workshop on Smart Medical Systems

We are pleased to announce the Smart Medical and Healthcare Systems 2015 workshop to take place within the Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare Conference.The aim of the workshop is to gather a multi-disciplinary group of experts and interested non-experts consisting of smart systems researchers and engineers, practitioners from the medical arena, managers and students to discuss the ways that intelligent systems and smart technology can be applied to issues relating to medicine, surgery and health care.

Contributions are sought on a wide range of applicable topics including the following:-

-Intelligent interpretation of x-ray images
-Computer axial tomography scans, ultrasound images and other sensor data
-Medical data mining; medical informatics; smart patient record systems
-Medical sensors and sensor systems; wired and wireless sensor networks; smart monitoring and reporting
-Expert and case-based reasoning systems for medical diagnosis and decision support in medicine and healthcare
-Robotics surgical and micro-surgical systems; robotic surgical assistants
-Robotic artificial joints and joint assistance systems
-Integrated medical systems to assist in delivering quality health care during spaceflight and exploration
-The use of smart systems to to alleviate problems in the ageing population-Smart medical devices
-Neural networks, fuzzy paradigms, genetic algorithms, expert systems in medical and healthcare applications

Invited Sessions

An invited session consists of a presentation session of 6 to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference. We invite senior scientists who have a special interest in a specific conference topic to take responsibility for an invited session, gathering papers from a range of research expertise around the world.

Researchers who would like to organise one or more Invited Sessions on topics falling within the scope of the conference are invited to submit a proposal for consideration.

Dates and Deadlines

General Track

Submission of Papers: 23 March 2015
Notification of Acceptance: 4 May 2015

Invited Sessions
Submission of Proposals for Invited Sessions / Workshops: 19 December 2014
Submission of Papers: Session Chair sets Deadlines
Notification of Acceptance: Session Chair Sets Deadlines

All Papers
Upload of Publication Files: 30 May 2015


General Chair
Yen-Wei Chen, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Co-General Chairs
Shigehiro Morikawa, Shiga University Med. Sci., Japan
Lakhmi Jain, University of South Australia, Australia

Executive Chair
Robert J Howlett, Bournemouth University, UK

Program Chairs
Satoshi Tanaka, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Edward J. Ciaccio, Columbia University, USA

Publicity Chair:
Lanfen Lin, Zhejiang University, China

Workshop Chair:
Carlos Toro, Vicomtech-IK4, Spain

Further Information

Please note the above deadlines are preliminary and may change. Further details for all of the above are available online via the website at the top of the page. You can also follow @KESIntl and @InMedHealth on Twitter for updates.

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