Call for Presentations: „NextMed / MMVR20“ Conference

On behalf of James D. Westwood, we would like to attract your attention to the Call for Participation:


„NextMed / MMVR20“ Conference

February 20 – 23, 2013
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley Hotel
San Diego, California

Submission deadline: July 15, 2012


For two decades, NextMed / MMVR has promoted novel, interdisciplinary, data-enabled solutions to healthcare challenges. Scientists and engineers, physicians and other care providers, educators and students, military medicine specialists, biomedical futurists, and industry – all come together with the shared goal of using IT advances to make patient care and medical education more precise and effective. We celebrate our 20th gathering with a return to San Diego, where „Medicine Meets Virtual Reality“ began in June 1992. Plans are already under way to make this year’s program special.

The Organizing Committee now invites the participation of researchers in:

  •  Biomedical simulation, modeling, and rendering
  • Data visualization and fusion
  • Imaging devices and methods
  • Robotics
  • Haptics
  • Sensors and sensor grids
  • Human-computer interfaces
  • Medical intelligence networks
  • Mobile health applications
  • Projection systems
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Learning and technology
  • Plasma medicine
  • Simulator design and validation
  • Surgical registration and navigation
  • Psychotherapy tools
  • Physical rehabilitation tools
  • Remote and battlefield care
  • Serious games
  • Wearable and implantable electronics
  • Patient and public health monitoring and education

Presentations may be papers and posters, and independently organized sessions such as panels, workshops, and tutorials. The submission deadline is Sunday, July 15, 2012. See for logistical details.

NextMed / MMVR20 will continue a tradition of thought-provoking interaction within a creative, engaging atmosphere. Plan to be with us in San Diego this February!

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