The 2nd IEEE EMBS Summer School on Emerging Applications and Technologies in Telemedicine will provide opportunity for learning and exploring on enabling state-of-the-art telemedicine technologies and applications for acquisition, transmission, processing, storage, retrieval, visualization, and analysis of patients’ and health data. Theme of this year edition will cover challenges from wearable devices to Big data in healthcare. Focus will be on lectures on integrative and novel health informatics solutions to better translate discovery into clinical solutions and support precision medicine. Tutorials will ‘deep dive’ in wireless and monitoring platforms, cardiovascular health informatics, e-p-m-Heath, biomedical Big data analytics and intelligence. Presentations will include clinical studies on chronic disease management, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.

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Distinguished faculty from the field of Biomedical Engineering and Health Informatics will provide detailed expertise on the latest research and developments in domain - prof. Metin Akay, prof. Maria-Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer, Dr. Giuseppe Fico, prof. Dr. Friedrich Köhler, prof. Dr. Ralf Seepold, prof. Ron Summers, Dr. Erez Shalom, prof. Toshiyo Tamura, prof. Yuan-Ting Zhang, prof. G. Z. Yang, prof. May D. Wang


Pervasive, intelligent, and context-aware Body Sensor Networks (BSN), Body Area Networks (BAN), body nets, Wearable and implantable sensor and devices, Multi-sensor data and information fusion, Mobile health technologies (mHealth), Accuracy, reliability, security, protection, identity, privacy of diagnoses and data, Big data analytics in healthcare...



Meet the Editors Session, Business and Healthcare Round Table, Social Events, Poster Sessions, ...


Applications will be reviewed by the Steering Committee members from University of Houston, Politecnico di Milano, CNRS, NCTS, NTUA, CUHK, and Georgia Tech.


The castle is situated in beautiful surroundings of the village Smolenice located in the west of Slovakia, about 60 km from the capital city Bratislava and 120km from Vienna (Austria). Castle was built in 15th century and since then have been owned by aristocratic families. From 20th century it is owned by Slovak Academy of Sciences as its representative congress centre.


Master and PhD. students, post docs, engineers, clinicians, biologists, computer scientists and researchers from biomedical, life sciences, medical, and industrial communities.

16.8. - 22.8.2015, Smolenice castle, Slovak republic