August 20-24, 2008
Vancouver, Canada

Personalized Healthcare through Technology

Conference Chair
Guy Dumont,

Conference Co-Chair
Henrietta Galiana,
McGill University

Program Chair
Paolo Vicini,
U. Washington

Program Co-Chair
Jose Principe,
U. Florida

Finance Chair
Anthony Hodgson,

Publicity Chair
Bin He,
U. Minnesota

Exhibits Chair
Judy Findlay,

The 30th Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’08) will be held from August 20 to 24, 2008 at the Vancouver Conevention and Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The general theme of EMBC’08 is “Personalized Healthcare through Technology”, covering a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical and clinical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. Transfer of research results from academia to industry will also be a focus of the conference.

Specific themes include:
Biomedical Signal Processing
Biomedical Imaging & Image Processing
Bioinstrumentation; Sensors; Micro,Nano & Wearable Technologies
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology; Systems Biology; Modeling Methodologies
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems Engineering
Neural Engineering; Neuromuscular Systems; Rehabilitation Engineering
Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics; Tissue Engineering; Biomaterials
Bio-Robotics; Surgical Planning & Orthopedic Biomechanics
Therapeutic & Diagnostics Systems, Devices & Technologies; Clinical Engineering
Healthcare Information Systems; Telemedicine
Technology Commercialization; Education, Industry and Society