Call for Papers: Global Health 2013, The Second International Conference on Global Health Challenges
November 17 - 22, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal
Submission deadline (full paper): June 26, 2013
Recent advances in technology and computational science influenced a large spectrum of branches in approaching population health. Despite significant progresses, many challenges exist, including health informatics, cross-country platforms interoperability, system and laws harmonization, protection of health data, practical solutions, accessibility to health services, and many others. Along with technological progress, personalized medicine, ambient assistance and pervasive health complement patient needs. A combination of classical and information-driven approach is developing now, where diagnosis systems, data protection mechanisms, remote assistance and hospital-processes are converging.
GLOBAL HEALTH 2013 takes a global perspective on population health, from national to cross-country approaches, multiplatform technologies, from drug design to medicine accessibility, everything under mobile, ubiquitous, and personalized characteristics of new age population.
We solicit both academic, research, and industrial contributions. We welcome technical papers presenting research and practical results, position papers addressing the pros and cons of specific proposals, such as those being discussed in the standard fora or in industry consortia, survey papers addressing the key problems and solutions on any of the above topics short papers on work in progress, and panel proposals.
Industrial presentations are not subject to the format and content constraints of regular submissions. We expect short and long presentations that express industrial position and status.
Tutorials on specific related topics and panels on challenging areas are encouraged.
The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.
All topics and submission formats are open to both research and industry contributions.
Foundations in global health informatics
Software for health
Independent living technologies
ICT and health
Applied health informatics
User interfaces and visualization
Disease biomarker prediction
Applications of bio-nano technology
Long term health conditions
Virtual reality in medicine surgery
Computational and knowledge management on proteomics and genomics
Drug design, disease diagnosis and control
Chronic diseases following
Security aspects and access control on medical data
Data management in pervasive context
Data quality assurance and provenance
Patient flow models in hospitals
Clinical data analysis
Information visualization of medical data
Health global accessibility
Epidemic spreading and control
Providing health in remote areas
Decision support within healthcare
Ethical aspects in eHealth
Healthcare plans and patient benefits
Synchronization of federal regulations
Availability of medication
Community health services