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IREHI 2017 : International Rural and Elderly Health Informatics PhD Symposium


When Dec 14, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017
Where Lomé/Togo (West-Africa)
Submission Deadline Sep 25, 2017
Notification Due Oct 16, 2017
Final Version Due Oct 26, 2017
Categories    computer science   machine learning   biomedical engineering   internet of things

Call For Papers

Call for Papers – Doctoral Symposium @ IREHI 2017

The Doctoral Symposium collocated with IEEE International Rural and Elderly Health Informatics Conference (IREHI 2017) will take place on December 14th 2017 at University of Lomé/Togo (West-Africa). The proceedings of the Doctoral Symposium will be published by IEEE Xplore.
The IREHI 2017 Doctoral Symposium aims at building a worldwide community of doctoral students working on health informatics, especially in rural and elderly health informatics. It will provide the opportunity to present and discuss their research in an international atmosphere and will promote interactions among students and researchers from academia and industry.
Selected PhD students from developed and developing countries working in all fields of Health informatics will present their work and receive constructive feedback from a panel of experts from academia and industry. Experienced researchers in health informatics will provide advice to PhD students on various aspects of completing a PhD and carrying out a successful research.
Who should participate
Students at all stages (at the beginning, at the middle and at the end of their PhD) who are working on a research area or a thesis topic relevant to Health Informatics are encouraged to participate in the Doctoral Symposium.
Submission Instructions
We are seeking the following types of contributions:
• Short paper (up to 4 pages for technical contents and 1 page for references) related to their ongoing research (authored by student only, include advisor in the acknowledgements); and
• Demos about results obtained in scope of their ongoing research.
Your research paper should contain the following items: 1) a title for your work; 2) an abstract (maximum 200 words); 3) a main description of your research work that covers the technical problem to be solved and related works; 4) the proposed approach with research methodology and work accomplished till date; and 5) Expected contributions of your dissertation research and time plan. All submissions must be original work, and must not have been previously published, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Submissions will be reviewed in a single-blind manner.
The documents should be submitted through the conference submission system ( selecting the Doctoral symposium track.
Important dates:
August 25, 2017: Paper submission deadline
September 26, 2017: Accept/Reject Notification
October 16, 2017: Camera-ready submission deadline
Organization and contact:
• Dr. Thierry Edoh (Technical University of Munch -Germany)/ (private), (university)
• Dr. Pravin Pawar (Philips Research, Manyata Tech Park, Nagawara, Bangalore – 560045, India)., +91 – 9096822903)
• Dr. Damodar Reddy Edla (Asst. Prof. and Head, CSE Dept., National Institute of Technology, Goa, Pharmagudi, Ponda – 403 401, India).

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