The BioCAS 2013 organizing committee would like to thank all contributors and participants for making BioCAS 2013 a great success.
The next BioCAS conference, BioCAS 2014, will be held in Switzerland on October 22-24, 2014. More information can be found at: www.biocas2014.org.
Wouter A. Serdijn
At the crossroads of medicine, life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, exciting interdisciplinary research and development activities are taking place that will shape tomorrow’s healthcare and wellbeing. The IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS) serves as a premier international forum for these activities. It brings together researchers, designers and engineers from industry, academia and government to present and share the latest cutting-edge research results and innovative solutions for today’s complex health problems at the frontiers of biomedical engineering and circuits and systems.
This year’s edition of BioCAS, BioCAS 2013, will be in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and will bring you tutorials, special and regular sessions and live demonstrations in:
- Biofeedback and electrical stimulation
- Bioinspired circuits and systems
- Biomedical imaging technologies and image processing
- Biomedical instrumentation
- Biosensors, -actuators and -interfaces
- Biosignal processing
- Body area networks/body sensor networks
- Electronics for brain science and brain machine interfaces
- Implantable electronics
- Innovative circuits and systems for medical applications
- Medical information systems
- Wireless and energy harvesting /scavenging technology in medicine
Special highlights of BioCAS 2013 are the three keynotes of following world renowned experts:
Dirk De Ridder
- On Thursday, Oct. 31, Rudy Lauwereins, Vice President at IMEC, Belgium, will explain how the combination of advanced process technology, heterogeneous integration, design methodology and application knowledge enables important breakthroughs in health care, diagnostics, monitoring and therapeutic cure.
- On Friday, Nov. 1, Dirk de Ridder, Neurological Foundation professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Otago in New Zealand and Founder of the Brain Research center for Advanced, Innovative and Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation, will address how engineers, basic and clinical neuroscientists and neurosurgeons should collaborate to develop the next generation of 3rd millennium neuromodulation devices.
- On Saturday, Nov. 2, John Parker of NICTA, the University of New South Wales and Saluda Medical Pty, all three in Australia, will explain how closed loop control of amplitude provides significant improvements in spinal cord stimulation to relieve pain
BioCAS 2013 will be hosted at the luxurious Inntel Hotel, which is located at a unique and prominent spot at the bank of the river Meuse in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The conference rooms at the 15th and 16th floor offer a magnificent panoramic view over the many modern architectural highlights of the city centre.
On behalf of the organizing committee, we are happy to invite you to participate in the 2013 Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2013) and we look forward to welcoming you in Rotterdam on Oct. 31.
On behalf of the BioCAS 2013 Organizing Committee,
Wouter A. Serdijn and Firat Yazicioglu