Welcome to the IEEE EMBC’08 homepage

30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

August 20-24, 2008

“Personalized Healthcare through Technology”
Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Important Dates
Feb 1, 2008 Mini-Symposia/Special Session Request
April 7, 2008 Four Page Paper Submission
April 29, 2008 Exhibition Booth/Table Reservation
June 13, 2008 Notification of Acceptance
June 27, 2008 Final Program Available
July 11, 2008 Author Final Submission and Payment
July 18, 2008 Early Conference Registration
July 18, 2008 Hotel Reservation

Conference / Program Chairs
Conference Chair Guy Dumont Program Chair Paolo Vicini
Conference Co-Chair Henrietta Galiana Program Co-Chair Jose Principe

Conference Contact Information
Jodi L. Janiszewski EMBS Executive Office
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 732 981-3451
Fax: 732 465-6435
Mailing address: IEEE
EMBS Conferences
Attn: EMBC 2008
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway NJ 08854


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