BMT 2012 – Biomedical Technology Congress in Jena

BMT 2012, the Biomedical Technology Congress and 46th DGBMT Annual Conference, will be held this year in Jena on September 16-19. Organizers are the German Society for Biomedical Engineering within VDE (DGBMT), the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, the Ilmenau University of Technology and the University of Applied Sciences Jena, supported by medways – the industry association for Medical Technology and Biotechnology. The conference, conducted in German and English, will address medical experts, engineers and scientists and be accompanied by a trade exhibition as well as workshops, networking and recruiting events. Contributions from all fields of biomedical technology can be submitted by March 15, 2012.

Call for Papers
Topics of the BMT 2012 are:
• Training and Continuing Education
• Imaging and Image Processing (e.g. MRT, ultrasound, PET)
• Biomaterials and Biocompatibility
• Biomechanics, Orthopedics Technology
• Biomedical Micro and Nano Systems
• Biosensors and Bioanalytics
• Biosignal Processing
• Cellular-, Tissue- and Bioengineering
• Surgical Techniques (e.g. biorobotics, navigating surgery, surgery planning)
• Clinical Engineering (e.g. integrated surgery systems)
• Diagnosis and Therapy Systems
• Ergonomics and Risk Management
• Home Healthcare and Ambient Assisted Living
• Clinical and Ambulatory Monitoring
• Magnetic Methods in Medicine
• Medical Information Systems, Telemedicine, eHealth, mHealth
• Medical Technology and Society (e.g. ethics, demographic developments)
• Modeling and Simulation
• Ophthalmology Techniques, Optical and Photonic Processes
• Personalized Medical Technology
• Prevention and Rehabilitation Engineering
• Prosthetics and Implants (e.g. active and passive implants, neuroprosthetics, personalized implants, intelligent implants, bioimplants)

Please submit your contributions (structured abstracts in English, max. 300 words) online under Papers at www.bmt2012.de by March 15, 2012. In addition, students participating in the DGBMT Student Competition 2012 can also submit the results of their final papers, with the exception of dissertations, as posters or presentations in German or English. The best conference papers will receive certificates and prizes. The first place will be awarded 1,000 euros, the second place 600 euros and the third place 400 euros. Additional details on the competition are available at: www.bmt2012.de.

All accepted abstracts/papers will be published online as a free-access supplement to the regular annual issue of Biomedical Engineering (de Gruyter) and be prepared by de Gruyter for a listing in PubMed.

Press contact: Melanie Mora, Tel. +49 (0)69 6308461, melanie.mora@vde.com

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