The Seventh IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering ~BioMed 2010~ (BioMed 2010)

Venue: Congress Innsbruck

Location: Innsbruck, Austria

Event Date/Time: Feb 17, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 19, 2010
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The Seventh IASTED International Conference on
Biomedical Engineering
~BioMed 2010~
February 17 – 19, 2010
Innsbruck, Austria


The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)

* Technical Committee on Biomedical Engineering

World Modelling and Simulation Forum (WMSF)

In recent years, with the aid of engineering and information technology, biomedical engineering has emerged as a high-tech field, generating innovation in such areas as medical imaging, bioinformatics, MEMS and nanotechnology, new biomaterials and sensors, medical robotics, and neurobiology. Scientists and engineers in this field have recently been working towards such advances as developing artificial organs that mimic natural human organs, conducting telemedicine, performing surgeries with robots, creating a laboratory-on-a-chip, and controlling robots through natural animal brain matter.

BioMed 2010 is intended to be an international forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange the latest research, results, and ideas in biomedical engineering.

All papers submitted to this conference will be double-blind peer reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee and related technical committees. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. The conference chair makes the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

BioMed 2010 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:

* Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIA 2010)
* Modelling, Identification and Control (MIC 2010)
* Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN 2010)
* Software Engineering (SE 2010)
* Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA 2010)
* Computer Graphics and Imaging (CGIM 2010)


Innsbruck is nestled in the valley of the Inn River and tucked between the Austrian Alps and the Tuxer mountain range. It has twice hosted the Winter Olympics and is surrounded by the eight ski regions of the Olympic Ski World, including the Stubai Glacier, which offers skiing year round. Climbing the 14th century Stadtturm on Herzog Friedrich Strasse provides a stunning view of the town and the breathtaking scenery that surrounds it. Concerts at Ambras Castle provide listening pleasure in a beautiful renaissance setting. The sturdy medieval houses and sidewalk cafés of Old Town Innsbruck beckon you to sit for a while and watch people stroll by. With its unique blend of historical, intellectual, and recreational pursuits, Innsbruck offers something for every visitor. BioMed 2010 will be held at the world-famous Congress Innsbruck, located in the heart of the city, near the historical quarter.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Medical Imaging, Image Processing, and Signal Processing

Medical Devices, Measurement, and Instrumentation

* Computed Tomography
* Data Representation and Visualization
* Integrated Medical Image Analysis
* Magnetic Resonance Imaging
* Medical Data Storage and Compression Techniques
* Medical Image Processing
* Nuclear Medicine
* Optical Imaging
* Signal Processing
* Ultrasound Imaging

* Biosensors and Transducers
* Data and Signal Acquisition
* Electronic Medical Devices
* Intelligent Instrumentation
* Lasers and Optical Systems
* Measurement and Instrumentation
* Microtechnology and BioMEMS
* Noninvasive Measurement
* Reliability and Failure
* Robotics

Modelling, Simulation, Systems, and Control

Health Care Technology

* Biomedical Computing
* Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation
* Biomechanics
* Control Systems
* Electromagnetic Field Simulation
* Hemodynamics
* Sports and Ergonomics Simulation
* Surgery Simulation and Simulators
* Virtual Reality

* Clinical Assessment and Patient Diagnosis
* Artificial Organs
* Computer-aided Surgery
* Electrotherapy
* Health Care Information Systems
* Implant Technology
* Patient Monitoring
* Prosthetics and Orthotics
* Radiotherapy
* Rehabilitation Engineering
* Telemedicine

Molecular Bioengineering

* Labs-on-Chips
* Bioinformatics
* Biomaterials
* Bio-Nanotechnology
* Drug Delivery and Pharmacokinetics
* Gene Therapy
* Molecular and Cellular Engineering
* Tissue Engineering


To be announced.

If you are interested in joining the International Program Committee (IPC) for this conference, please submit your name, address, phone, fax, email, areas of specialty, a list of your most recent publications, a brief CV, and the name of this conference by email to

Initial Papers
Submit your paper via our website at:

All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by September 15, 2009. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Complete the online initial paper submission form designating an author who will attend the conference and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. Initial paper submissions should be full papers with approximately six pages. Formatting instructions are available at:

All papers submitted to this conference will be double blind reviewed by at least two reviewers. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality and contribution.

All papers submitted to IASTED conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during IASTED's review period. Authors are limited to a maximum of three paper submissions. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar prior to submission to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by November 1, 2009. Final manuscripts are due by November 15, 2009. Registration and final payment are due by December 1, 2009. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Final Papers
Send your final manuscripts via email to: The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number. The formatting instructions can be found at: and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is six single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font. Only one paper of up to six pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Proposals for three-hour tutorials should be submitted online by September 15, 2009. Tutorials are to be submitted via the following website address:

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).

Persons wishing to organize a special session should email a proposal to by September 15, 2009. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s). Papers submitted to the special session must be received by September 15, 2009, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program. More information on special sessions is available at:

Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for inclusion in one of the IASTED journals. Information on the submission of papers to journals is available at:

Whole proceedings as well as single papers can now be purchased online. Please visit ACTA Press:
Submissions Due September 15, 2009
Notification of Acceptance November 1, 2009
Final Manuscripts Due November 15, 2009
Registration Deadline December 1, 2009

For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – BioMed 2010
B6, Suite 101, Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 7J9
Tel: 403-288-1195
Fax: 403-247-6851
Web site: