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42nd Annual International Conferences of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in conjunction with the 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society

July 20-24, 2020, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Enabling Innovative Technologies for Global Healthcare.

About the Conference

The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society is pleased to announce the 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in conjunction with the 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society, to be  held in Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 20th – 24th, 2020. The theme of the conference is “Enabling Innovative Technologies for Global Healthcare”. As the world’s largest international biomedical engineering conference. A broad array of scientific tracks will cover diverse topics of cutting edge research and innovation in biomedical engineering, healthcare technology R&D, translational clinical research, technology transfer and entrepreneurship, and biomedical engineering education. In addition to the high-profile keynotes, the conference program will feature mini- symposia, Workshops, Special sessions, oral and poster sessions, sessions for students and young professionals, sessions for clinicians and entrepreneurs, and exhibits from vendors and universities.

Important Dates

Sessions Proposals, Mini-Symposia, Workshops, and Special Sessions
Submission deadline Nov 29, 2019
Accept/reject notification Dec 19, 2019
Final submission deadline Jan 16, 2020
Full papers
Submission deadline
(Final Extension)
Jan 23, 2020
Jan 31, 2020
Accept/reject notification April 10, 2020
Final Submission deadline April 30, 2020
1-page papers (Research Poster Papers)
Submission deadline April 17, 2020
Accept/reject notification April 28, 2020
Final submission deadline May 3, 2020

Conference themes include:

  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing
  • Micro/Nano-bioengineering Cellular/Tissue Engineering & Biomaterials
  • Computational Systems, Modeling and Simulation in Medicine, Multiscale Modeling & Synthetic Biology
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems Engineering
  • Neural and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Biomedical Sensors and Wearable Systems
  • Biorobotics and Biomechanics
  • Therapeutic & Diagnostic Systems and Technologies
  • Biomedical & Health Informatics
  • Biomedical Engineering Education and Society
  • Translational Engineering for Healthcare Innovation and Commercialization

Conference Speakers

Mark Ansermino

Rémi Quirion

Miriam Cremer

Nimmi Ramanujam

Timothy Denison

Organizing Committee

Conference Co-Chairs
Mohamad Sawan, Westlake University
Carolyn McGregor AM, Ontario Tech University
Atam Dhawan, NJIT

Conference Editorial Board Chair
Riccardo Barbieri, Politecnico di Milano 

Workshop and Mini-Symposium Subcommittee
Bruce Wheeler, UC San Diego
Georgios Mitsis, McGill University

Exhibits Committee
Marie-Ange Janvier, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Chair
Hassan Rivaz, Concordia University, Co-Chair
Tobias Cibis, Friedrich-Alexander University, Co-Chair

Local Activities Committee
Mounir Boukadoum, University of Quebec at Montreal, Chair
Milica PopovićMcGill University, Co-Chair


Program Chair
Benoit Gosselin, Université Laval

Program Co-Chairs
Joaquin Azpiroz Leehan, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Olaf Doessel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT
Dominique Durand, Case Western Reserve University

Finance Chair
Emilio Sacristan, UAM-Iztapalapa
May Dongmei Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University 

Publicity & Promotion Chair
Sri Krishnan, Ryerson University, Co-Chair

WIE/Young Professionals Sub-committee
Samira Abbasgholizadeh-Rahimi, McGill University
Nadja Bressan, University of Prince Edward Island

Student Activities Chair  
Laura Gagliano
Polytechnique Montréal

Registration Information

Full Conference registration includes:  Access to all General Sessions, Access to Exhibits, Coffee Breaks & Refreshments, Welcome reception ticket for the registered attendee, Online access to conference proceedings, plus additional conference handouts and giveaways



Bronze Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor


ANDA Medical
BIOPAC Systems, Inc.
FujiFilm VisualSonics, Inc.
IOP Publishing
Prescott’s, Inc
Reed Elsevier

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