Events/ 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies

February 21st, 2017 to February 23rd, 2017
Porto, Portugal
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The purpose of BIOSTEC is to bring together researchers and practitioners, including engineers, biologists, health professionals and informatics/computer scientists, interested in both theoretical advances and applications of information systems, artificial intelligence, signal processing, electronics and other engineering tools in knowledge areas related to biology and medicine. BIOSTEC is composed of five co-located conferences, each specialized in a different knowledge area.


  • Keynote 1:
    • Topic: Brain-inspired Medical Image Analysis for Computer-aided Diagnosis
    • Speaker: Bart M. ter Haar Romeny, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands
  • Keynote 2:
    • Topic: Enhancing Well-being through Psychophysiology
    • Speaker: Joyce Westerink, Philips Research and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands
  • Keynote 3:
    • Topic: Designing for Somaesthetic Experiences - Focusing on Actuation Rather than Sensing?
    • Speaker: Kristina Höök, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Keynote 4:
    • Topic: An Unobtrusive System to Measure, Assess, and Predict Cognitive Workload in Real-World Environments
    • Speaker: Bethany Bracken, Charles River Analytics Inc., United States

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