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IEEE Global IoT Summit

IEEE Global IoT Summit

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IEEE Global IoT Summit

Call for Papers

The Internet, network of networks, over the years, provided the core backbone for connectivity. The Internet has been a revolutionary technology to an extent that any devices ”things” can be connected and be accessible and controlled from any corners of the world. This has given rise to the Internet of Things (IoT). The mission is to enable communication, and computation enabled devices on different networks to be able talk to each other using a common protocol. This will allow new and smart devices to be added to the Internet infrastructure.

There are several challenges in terms of turning the vision of IoT into reality. This includes architecture, communication, services, computational intelligence, storage, governance apart from core areas of sensor development and material engineering. This conference brings together researchers from diversely cross-disciplinary areas to address challenges in the emerging discipline. Co-located with 2017 IoT Week organized by the IoT Forum, GIoTS-2017 discusses the recent advances in Internet of Things and the feasibility of extending IoT, including wireless sensor network technology, to become truly ubiquitous with new Cloud computing technologies, Big data analysis, citizen engagement and Governance.

This conference aims to encourage innovative cross-domain studies that address the challenges of IoT, including emerging and disruptive technologies, and prospective analysis.

The technical topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


The 2017 Global IoT Summit (GIoTS) seeks contributions on how to nurture and cultivate IoT technologies and applications for the benefit of society.

Original papers are solicited in, but are not limited to, the following topics:

IoT Enabling Technologies

  • 5G Networks and IoT
  • IoT Security and Trust
  • IoT and Personal Data Protection
  • IoT Large Scale Pilots and Portability
  • IoT Interoperability and Multi-Platform Integration
  • Software Defined Network (SDN) and IoT
  • Sensor and Actuator Networks
  • IoT Protocols and Standards (IPv6, 6LoWPAN, RPL, 6TiSCH, WoT, oneM2M, etc.)
  • Ultra-low power IoT Technologies and Embedded Systems Architectures
  • Wearables, Body Sensor Networks, Smart Portable Devices
  • Design Space Exploration Techniques for IoT Devices and Systems
  • Heterogeneous Networks, Web of Things, Web of Everything
  • Named Data Networking for IoT
  • Internet of Nano Things
  • Sensors Data Management, IoT Mining and Analytics
  • Adaptive Systems and Models at Runtime
  • Distributed Storage, Data Fusion
  • Routing and Control Protocols
  • Resource Management, Access Control
  • Mobility, Localization and Management Aspects
  • Identity Management and Object Recognition
  • Localization Technologies
  • Edge Computing, Fog Computing and IoT
  • Machine to Machine (M2M)/Devices-to-Devices communications and IoT
  • Industrial IoT and Factory of Things and Internet of Things

IoT Applications, Services and Real Implementations

  • Smart Cities, Smart Public Places
  • Smart Home, and IoT-based Building Automation
  • Smart Agriculture and Water Management
  • Smart factories and Industry 4.0
  • e-Health, Assisted Living and e-Wellness
  • Automotive, Intelligent Transport
  • IoT-based Supply Chains
  • Smart Grid, Energy Management
  • Wearables
  • Cyber-physical systems, Context Awareness, Situation Awareness, Ambient Intelligence
  • Collaborative Applications and Systems
  • Service Experiences and Analysis
  • Consumer Electronics, Assisted Living, Rural Services and Production
  • Industrial IoT Service Creation and Management Aspects
  • Crowd-sensing, human centric sensing
  • Big data and IoT Data Analytics
  • Internet Applications Naming and Identifiers
  • Semantic Technologies, Collective Intelligence
  • Cognitive and Reasoning about Things and Smart Objects
  • Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) and IoT
  • Horizontal application development for IoT
  • Design principals and best practices for IoT application development

IoT Multimedia IoT Societal Impacts

  • Human Role in the IoT, Social Aspects and Services
  • Value Chain Analysis and Evolution Aspects
  • New Human-Device Interactions for IoT, Do-It-Yourself
  • Social Models and Networks
  • Green IoT: Sustainable Design and Technologies
  • Urban Dynamics and crowdsourcing services
  • Metrics, Measurements, and Evaluation of IoT Sustainability and ROi

Security and Privacy for Internet of Things

  • IoT Privacy and Security Concerns
  • Identification and Authentication Issues
  • Wireless Sensor Network for IoT Security
  • Intrusion Detection in IoT
  • Cryptography, Key Management, Authentication and Authorization for IoT
  • Physical/MAC/Network Attacks in Internet of Things
  • Cross-layer Attacks in IoT
  • Security with QoS Optimization in IoT
  • Privacy based Channel Access in IoT
  • IoT Forensic Science
  • Big Data and Information Integrity in IoT
  • Communication Security in IoT
  • Security Standards in IoT

IoT Experimental Results and Deployment Scenarios

  • Closing the Gap between Research and Implementation
  • Experimental prototypes, Test-Bed and Field Trial Experiences
  • Multi-Objective IoT System Modeling and Analysis—Performance, Energy, Reliability, Robustness
  • IoT Interconnections Analysis—QoS, Scalability, Performance, Interference
  • Real case deployment scenarios and results
  • IoT Deployment at Government and ISPs
  • IoT Deployment on Agriculture, Retails, Smart Cities, etc.
  • IoT Interconnections among ISPs Analysis—QoS, Scalability, Performance, Interference
  • Gaps Analysis for Real Deployment
  • IoT and Future Internet Architectures
  • Standardization and Regulation

Industry Forum Sessions

–          Role of SDN-NFV in IoT

–          IoT impact on 5G

–          IoT Cloud Computing

–          IoT Security and Privacy

–          IoT in Enterprise

  • IoT in Africa


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UK eHealth Week

UK eHealth Week

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UK eHealth Week

Returning to Olympia for the third year; e-Health Week is devoted to the people and organisations that use the power of IT to transform health and care.

Hosted by HIMSS, a global, not-for-profit organisation working in e-health for more than 50 years, and BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT;  the e-Health Week agenda is developed with the support of NHS England and NHS Digital.

With an overall theme of using data, IT and tech to transform health and care; a strong agenda will guide delegates through inspiring plenary discussions, informative workshops and practical tutorials.

Join more than 3,000 delegates to learn new skills, share ideas and bring your plans to life. It’s time to use the power of IT to transform patient care. 

View latest programme information here. Keep an eye on these pages as we confirm more content leading up to UK e-Health Week 2017.

Why attend

UK e-Health Week is the biggest and most influential e-health event run in partnership with BCS – the Chartered Institute of IT – and with support from NHS England and NHS Digital.

With an overall theme of using data, IT and tech to transform health and care; a strong agenda will guide delegates through inspiring plenary discussions, informative workshops and practical tutorials.

Attendees will:

  • Understand the implications of the two-year planning cycle linked to agreed Sustainability and Transformation Plans, supported by the established vanguard sites
  • Hear from health leaders and experts from industry with the best e-Health main stage speaking programme
  • Engage in panel discussions chaired by experts in data analytics, interoperability, e-hospitals, new commissioning, cyber security, leadership and genomics
  • Get the inside track from policy makers, strategists, chief executives, practitioners and patients
  • Learn from international exemplars and innovators
  • Celebrate healthcare IT as a key enabler in safe, effective and efficient health and care

What makes UK e-Health Week unique?

  • The only two-day e-health event with NHS England and NHS Digital acting as major contributors to the show
  • More CIOs and CCIOs than any other event
  • Free for NHS and public sector staff
  • Topical content including vanguard sites, STPs, roadmaps, Global Digital Exemplars, cyber security and paper free NHS
  • Dedicated sessions for key stakeholders including nurses, commissioners, GPs, clinicians, IT leads and directors
  • The largest number of senior speakers from the NHS than any other e-health event
  • A London-based event capitalising on the presence of relevant delegates and decision-makers
  • The first event in the new NHS two year planning cycle

Key themes for 2017

UK e-Health Week 2017 will tackle the challenges and opportunities in healthcare IT, including:

A digital NHS

UK e-Health Week will scrutinise the plans and roadmaps that NHS England and NHS Digital are putting in to place to make the NHS paper free, including:

  • A strong focus on the 12 Global Digital Exemplars – internationally recognised NHS Trusts delivering exceptional care and efficiency through the use of world-class digital technology and information flows
  • Cyber security
  • Interoperability
  • Driving digital maturity
  • The new Digital Delivery Board

Leadership and culture

The Wachter Review identifies CIOs and CCIOs as the key professional group to lead the NHS to a paper free future. UK e-Health week will explore:

  • The new challenges facing healthcare IT leaders
  • Emerging new customer profile and voice
  • How we put the patient at the centre of everything and leave no one behind
  • The new Digital Academy

Global success: learn from the best

UK e-Health Week will look at the countries, regions, cities and hospitals that use IT to transform the way they deliver healthcare. Hear from the people who’ve brought in whole system change, discover what the Global Digital Exemplar sites have planned and debate the future of population health.

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IoT Global Conference

IoT Global Congress

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IoT Global Congress

Is pleased to announce 2017 keynotes and speakers for IoT Global Congress 2017 in London. These include IBM, ARM, Orange, Sprint, TELE2 and many more!

IoT Global Congress Agenda

27th April 2017 – 8:00 AM DAY 1 – Registration

8:45 am – Welcome Remarks & Overview
9:00 am – Keynote I: The Role of Blockchain in IoT Market – Deon Newman, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Watson
9:20 am – Keynote II: Telecomes Industry and the Internet of Things – Dr Hubertus von Roenne, Vice-President for BT’s Global IoT Portfolio, BT (British Telecom)
9:40 am – Keynote III ­Using IoT Cloud Platforms To Launch New Services – CISCO, Speaker TBC
10.00 am – Keynote IV: Maximising RoI on Internet of Things Investments – GOLDMAN SACHS, Speaker TBC
10:20 am – Morning Refreshments and Break
10:50 am – Keynote V: Formulating IoT Strategy for Business Disruption and Innovation – Mohammad Nasser – General Manager, IoT Business Units, Sprint Business
11:10 am – Keynote VI: Future of Smart Cities with the Internet of Things – INTEL, Speaker TBC
11:30 am – Panel Discussion: From Connected Health to Digital Health: Emerging Trends and Opportunities in 2016/18! – Adnan Nawaz – News Anchor, BBC World News
12:30 pm – Lunch Break – Buffet
1:30 pm – IoT Security: A Look at the Challenges – Paul Williamson, General Manager, Wireless Business Unit and IoT Strategy, ARM
1:45 pm – How the Evolution of IoT Networks Will Revolutionise Digital Health – Jon Lee-Davey, Head of Healthcare Market Development, IoT, Vodafone
2:15 pm – The Role of Genomics in Digital Health Applications – Vishal Gulati, Partner, Draper Esprit LLP
2:30 pm – Networking & Refreshment Break
3:00 pm – Internet of Medical Things – Karthik Ranjan, Director, Healthcare Technologies, ARM
3:15 pm – How eHealth and Mobile Health Will Improve Mental Health – Rebecca Cotton, Director Mental Health Policy, NHS
4:00 pm – Drinks Reception
5:00 pm – End of Day 1

28TH APRIL 2017 – 8:00 AM – DAY 2

8:45 am – Welcome Remarks & Overview
9:00 am – Keynote I: Challenges in eHealth Transformation in Hospitals, Dr Jag Ahluwalia, Chief Medical Officer, NHS (Cambridge University Hospitals)
9:20 am – Keynote II: Patient Monitoring Today and the Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future, Dan Vahdat, CTO, Medopad
9:40 am – Keynote III – How mHealth will Boost personalised Health Sector, Isabelle Hilali, Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, Orange Healthcare
10:00 am – Keynote IV: Remote Patient Monitoring, Emerging Opportunities and Challenges, Roberto Pasti, Chief Digital Officer (Digital Leaders Initiative), Bosch
10:20 am – Morning Refreshments and Networking
10:50 am – Keynote V: Empowering Global Surgery with Mobile Technology, Jean Nehme, CEO, Touch Surgery
11:10 am – Keynote VI: Navigating the Digital Health Ecosystem, Nuno Godinho, CTO Software, Europe, GE Healthcare
11:30 am – Panel Discussion: Emerging Solutions for Patient Monitoring, Prevention and Mobile Health!, Adnan Nawaz, News Anchor, BBC World News
12:30 pm – Lunch Break – Buffet
1:30 pm – Exploring New Trends of Health Fitness with Digital Health, Oleg Fomenko, CEO & Co-founder, Sweatcoin
1:45 pm – How Internet of Things Will Take Medcial Device manufacturing to the Next Level, Jim Morrish, Chief Research Officer, Machina Research
2:15 pm – Genomics and its Impact on Diagnosis, Dr Jelena Aleksic, CEO and Managing Director, Gene Adviser
2:30 pm – Networking & Refreshment Break
3:00 pm – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare, Matteo Berlucchi, CEO, Your.MD
3:15 pm – Future of eHealth Systems & Health Data Analytics, Dr. Nigel Kellow, CEO, Liquid Healthcare
3:30 pm – Drinks Reception
5:00 pm – End of Day 2

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IoT Indian Expo

Internet of Things India Expo

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Internet of Things India Expo

The event is a B-2-B interface amongst industry stakeholders, and aims to provide a global showcase for cutting edge technologies, R&D and applications by creating an unparalleled business ambience.

Conference Programme Outline

Day 1: 08 February 2017

1000-1100 hrs    Opening Ceremony

1100-1130 hrs    Networking break

1130-1300 hrs    Conference Inaugural Session: Theme: “Digital India”

1300-1400 hrs    Lunch

Time      Hall C: Internet of Things

1400-1530 hrs    From PoC to Monetization – new business models and revenue generating streams

1500-1600 hrs    Policy formulation on IoT-An urgent necessity at this stage

1600-1615 hrs    Networking break

1615-1715 hrs    Funding IoT Startups: Success and Challenges

Day 2: 09 February 2017

Time      Hall C: Internet of Things

1000-1100 hrs    From Unconnected Products to Connected Everything – How IoT is Transforming Business for Enterprises

1100-1115 hrs    Networking break

1115-1215 hrs    Moving Big Data to Fast Data and advanced analytics for accelerating IoT Growth

1215-1315 hrs    IoT at the Edge: Sensors & Technologies

1315-1400 hrs    Lunch

1400-1530 hrs    Industry 4.0: the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies

1530-1600 hrs    Impact of IoT on Lifestyle: Smart Homes

1600-1615 hrs    Networking break

1615-1715 hrs    Connected Healthcare: Moving from Illness to Wellness

Day 3: 10 February 2017

Time      Hall C: Internet of Things

1000-1130 hrs    Session: Impact of IoT on Lifestyle: Smart Homes

1130-1145 hrs    Networking break

1145-1315 hrs    Session: IoT trends in connected Transport

1315-1400 hrs    Lunch and Visit to Exhibition

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UK eHealth Week 2016

UK e-Health Week

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On the 19 and 20 of April more than 3,000 health and care professionals and 80 IT suppliers, will descend upon London’s Olympia for the second ever UK e-Health Week.

The conference will be bigger and better than ever before, bringing together the latest e-Health innovations with those who commission and implement as well as some exciting new streams specifically for those who use them on the frontline.

Featuring lively debates, practical solutions and best practice from the most senior technology and healthcare decision makers and experts, UK e-Health Week is the only healthcare IT event supported by NHS England, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and HIMSS. With the hottest topics spread across the two day show, from open source to integration and outcomes to efficiency, UK e-Health Week is the one show you simply cannot afford to miss next Spring.

Why attend

UK e-Health Week 2016 will be packed with different ways in which e-Health and IT can transform health and care. This is a unique opportunity to catch up with the latest innovations and ideas that are ready for you to put into practice now. You can find out more about these from the people who have developed them and the clinicians who use them.

Reasons to attend:

  • The biggest e-Health event in the UK
  • Hosted by the experts – the two largest professional organisations for e-health: BCS and HIMSS
  • Free for NHS Staff to attend
  • An exciting main stage programme with leading speakers
  • Speakers from around the world
  • The best content from HIMSS events globally
  • A busy programme of summits, speaking stages and conference sessions
  • Every aspect of e-health covered from back office systems to m-Health
  • Strong HealthTech presence

Who should attend

Value propositions for Key stakeholders at UK e-Health Week

Chief Information Officers, IT Directors and IT Managers

Unlike any other health IT event, UK e-Health Week not only brings together the traditional e-Health community but also a huge range of policy makers making key announcements that will directly impact IT in your organisation. UK e-Health Week unites the most diverse audience in healthcare IT in an unrivalled learning and networking opportunity that includes clinical leads, nurses and suppliers who come together to showcase, learn best practice and discuss key issues from the UK and beyond.

Improve your way of handling change management, information governance and clinical leadership issues and ensure that you are getting the best possible value out of your existing investments, as well as accessing the latest and most innovative IT solutions to give you invaluable information to support procurement decisions.

Finance Directors

At a time when budgets are under constant scrutiny, e-Health Week will showcase solutions that have been proven to demonstrate efficiency gains and return on investment. Those working in finance will get the opportunity to learn from the experiences of their peers and meet multiple suppliers all in one place.


Clinical leadership has never been more critical in ensuring healthcare professionals receive the right IT systems to enable them to provide the best possible care for patients. Clinicians play a significant role in ensuring systems are incorporated into clinical workflows to provide tangible benefits for staff and patients alike. UK e-Health Week will give clinicians an unrivalled opportunity to learn how to get the very best out of IT systems to improve patient outcomes, safety and efficiency.


UK e-Health Week will be the first and only event to ensure nurses truly have a voice in healthcare IT. With a dedicated NHS England Nursing plenary session, the programme will feature high level speakers as well as best practice examples of those working directly with technology on the front line, including community care. In addition, the plenary sessions will be part of a wider conference programme that draw upon the most topical issues in information and technology centred around improving patient safety and care.


Health IT is increasingly supporting managers in their quest to enhance patient care meanwhile improving performance. UK e-Health Week will address the key issues managers face in their everyday roles, from using information more intelligently to better inform the decisions around service redesign and resources, to using technology as an enabler to help meet local and central targets and reduce administrative tasks.

Integrated and Social Care Professionals

UK e-Health Week brings together care professionals from every setting to discuss, debate and share how they can work together more effectively and the technology and change management that is required to support that. With key sessions focused on the latest developments such as the Vanguard Sites and the regulatory and commissioning roadmap for interoperability by 2020 as well as lessons in integration from flagship organisations, e-Health Week will provide a unique opportunity to understand strategic perspectives and emerging thinking from across the UK.


With increasing responsibility for IT, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), Clinical Support Units (CSUs) and those responsible for planning and procuring solutions and services for local health populations will find the support they need at UK e-Health Week to make the best possible decisions for their health economy. The conference programme will cover topical issues at the heart of the commissioning agenda including regulatory and commissioning roadmaps for interoperability by 2020, as well as how data is being used to shape and redesign services. UK e-Health Week is dedicated to exploring the benefits that technology can bring to healthcare – improving outcomes for patients and ensuring performance efficiency gains.


UK e-Health Week enables supplier -from start-ups to multi-national corporations – to showcase products and services to an audience of leaders in UK eHealth. Not only will your brand be seen amongst leading policy makers but UK e-Health Week will also ensure that you gain exposure and engage in conversation amongst current and prospective customers at a point in the year when fresh budgets have been allocated. In addition, the packed Open Stage conference programme will be back again to ensure you leave the event with everything you need to know about the ever-changing market place.


With more than a quarter of attendees at the show typically coming from organisations such as NHS England, UK e-Health Week will provide an exclusive opportunity to showcase innovative solutions to key decisions makers. Whether your aim is to take your product to market, get in front of more than 3,000 healthcare and IT professionals and influential budget holders. Or learn more about the opportunities and barriers in the healthcare IT industry, develop your product strategy or look for other innovative or established suppliers to partner with, UK e-Health Week will provide the best face-to-face exposure, networking and educational activities all in one central London location.


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Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology

Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology

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Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology


Join us at the Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology conference, a bespoke event looking at the technological advancements in healthcare delivery and the future potential of digital innovation.

Digital-Healthcare-Revolution-web-bannerThe Five Year Forward View is the vision to provide more power to patients, deliver better outcomes and make the NHS more efficient with greater integration at its core. With increased demand inevitable, removing the barriers and boundaries of traditional practice and embracing new models of working are seen as the drivers to sustaining the NHS into the future. NHS England are committed to the idea that technology and data are key to implementing the necessary changes and ‘harnessing technology’ will have a major part to play in the new ways of delivering care.
A digitally enabled NHS will transform how it operates and generate significant benefits such as improved patient experience, supported clinical interactions and enhanced administrative processes.

At the Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology conference we will discuss the role that technology and data is already playing within the NHS and how future digital innovation will enable the changing landscape of the health and social care system. Our speaker programme of leading experts will share knowledge and exchange opinion on how the progressive and sustained use of digital technologies can benefit a transformed healthcare system. With vertical integration an ambition across the NHS and social care there will be an opportunity to examine how paperless information can be shared appropriately and safely to the benefit of patients and staff. We will showcase a number of initiatives and examples of best practice from throughout the health and social care system and there will be ample opportunity for interactive discussion and networking amongst fellow professionals and peers.

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Who Will Attend

  • Chairs/Chief Executives
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Clinical/Medical Directors
  • Digital Champions/Digital Managers
  • Digital Strategy Leads
  • Directors of Enterprise and Innovations
  • Directors of Information Management / Informatics / ICT
  • Directors of Social Services
  • Directors/Heads of Business Management/Transformation
  • Directors/Heads of Commissioning/Procurement
  • Directors/Heads of Communications
  • Directors/Heads of Digital Inclusion/Engagement
  • Directors/Heads of Efficiency and Improvement
  • Directors/Heads of Information Assurance/Governance/ IT Security
  • Directors/Heads of Modernisation and Performance
  • Directors/Heads of Policy/Strategy
  • IT Directors/Managers
  • Professors of Informatics / Health Informatics / Medicine
  • Professors of Science / Technology / Research
  • Programme/Project Directors
  • Service Managers
  • Web Directors/Managers

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mhealth Summit Europe

mHealth Summit Europe

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mHealth Summit Europe 2015

The mHealth Summit Europe will be back in 2015 as a part of eHealth Week in Riga, Latvia on 11-12 May. The Summit will be opening eHealth Week like no other event, providing international thought leadership on how we can fulfil the mHealth promise with a focus on “Energizing the mHealth Agenda in Europe”. The event addresses opportunities and challenges, as well as strategies for taking mHealth from pilots to true implementation. Some highly anticipated topics include:

  • mHealth and Big Data – how can we unite all patient data to accomplish personalized care?
  • mHealth in Europe – one size does not fit all?
  • Who apart from patients have interest in using mHealth?
  • Who should be driving and paying for mHealth?

This year, the second annual mHealth Summit Europe is taking place as part of eHealth Week, Europe’s largest pan-European conference: an all-encompassing event focusing on leadership and the continuum of care – healthcare from the home to the hospital. It is now more relevant than ever to bring these two events together, reflecting that mHealth and eHealth will be coming together in the near future. It is becoming a reality that as the Health IT market develops, mHealth will become an essential part of eHealth and they will both come hand in hand. This represents a unique opportunity to learn about the latest advances in health IT and how mHealth fits into the bigger picture.

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MobCon Digital Health

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MobCon Digital Health will zero in on advances in technology impacting health, wellness and business. This first of its kind conference will feature presentations by the top minds in digital health, 5 educational tracks, exhibits, tech demos, unparalleled networking opportunities and more.

MobCon Digital Health Conference Tracks

Future of Digital Health

Tap into the leading innovators who connect vision with application to explain how the future of healthcare will be forever redefined using technology. Learn the essential elements of the digital health revolution and how the industry is poised for explosive change in delivering health and wellness.

Regulatory and Legal Compliance

An in-depth look at privacy rules, compliance and regulatory pathways as they pertain to health technologies. Learn the best practices for navigating regulation, from device classification to post-market surveillance, in order to gain regulatory clearance.

The Power of the Data

The future of medicine lies in big data analytics. Industry leaders will reveal new approaches for combining disparate data silos into a rich source of information that provides a 360-degree view of the patient, resulting in a better way to identify risk factors, improve diagnosis and ultimately reduce costs.

From Sensors to Mobile

Wearable sensors, ingestible sensors, wireless medical devices, mobile medical apps: The innovative realm of wireless health will be evaluated for usability, accessibility to data, clinical outcomes, healthcare value and how it can impact the patient-to-physician experience.

Digital Health as a Business

A comprehensive look at the business side of digital health, including recent successes and failures, and the complex financial, legislative and competitive pressures for everyone from entrepreneurs to large medical corporations.

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International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment


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International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment

Representatives of the governments, international organizations and universities of Latin America are called to develop a vision for eCollaboration, eDemocracy, and eGovernment. The main objective is to discuss the regions’s transition to an information and knowledge society that will accelerate and enhance regional economic, social, cultural and technological development and exchange.

The Second International Conference on e-Democracy & e-Government (ICEDEG 2015) addresses the main issues of web-based knowledge management for society and science. It covers technical and non-technical aspects of eSociety, eGovernance, eParticipation, eDemocracy, eGovernment and eHealth, among others. Research papers as well as case studies are of interest in the following areas (but are not limited to):


  • Collaborative Learning
  • Data & Opinion Mining
  • eLearning Platforms and MOOCs
  • eEducation
  • Smart Cities
  • User acceptance
  • User interfaces
  • Web-based Learning Communities


  • IT Governance
  • New Public Management
  • Tele-Centers


  • Collaborative Working Environments
  • eCollaboration
  • eCommunity.
  • Expert Systems and Decision Support
  • Public Memory
  • Political Controling
  • eDemocracy
  • Electronic identity, identity management
  • Electronic signature
  • eElection
  • eVoting
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Security, Privacy and Ethics


  • Big Data for eGovernment
  • Cloud Computing for eGovernment
  • Cloud Services for eGovernment
  • ​eAdministration
  • eGovernment Architecture
  • Geographical information systems (GIS)
  • Open Government
  • Open Data
  • Open source solutions for eGovernment
  • Public Websites
  • Policy Issues
  • Security, Privacy and Ethics
  • Semantic Web and Ontologies
  • Smart Government


  • Demand and Disease Management
  • Data Security Issues
  • eHealth services
  • eMedicine
  • eHealth Policy and Practice
  • eHealthcare Strategies and Provision
  • Home Care
  • Health Portals
  • Mobile Emergency
  • Medical Research Ethics
  • Patient Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Tele-monitoring.
  • Wireless telemedicine

The scientific program consists of research papers, panels, and tutorials. In addition to the scientific program, an industrial track is planned to enforce the knowledge transfer between universities and industry. The industrial track will provide a platform for posters, demonstrations, and case studies.



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