Announcement of the 16th Belgian National Day on Biomedical Engineering
On December 1st, the 16th National Day on Biomedical Engineering will be organized in Brussels. This year will be a special edition, as it will be a joint meeting of the IEEE-EMBS Benelux Chapter (held on Thursday November 30th).
Join us on the National Day in the Royal Belgian Academy of Arts and Sciences for an exciting day of the best biomedical engineering research the Benelux has to offer! All Belgian professionals and students being active in the field of biomedical engineering are strongly encouraged to meet and discuss the most important evolutions in biomedical engineering research.
The theme of this year′s Belgian National Day on Biomedical Engineering edition is:
Man and Machine
The program is as following:
|08h30||Registration and poster setup + coffee|
|09h00||Welcome by Professor Sabine Van Huffel|
|09h15||Keynote lecture 1 by Professor Heike Vallery|
|Compliant Robotics for Human Augmentation: Towards Bio-Surpassing Functionality|
|09h45||Single slide poster presentations Part I hosted by Professor Stefaan Vandenberghe|
|10h10||Keynote lecture 2 Professor Bram Vanderborgt|
|10h40||Coffee break + poster session|
|11h10||Keynote lecture 3 by Professor Pascal Doquet|
|Neurostimulation: breakthrough technologies to address the patient needs|
|11h40||Single slide poster presentations Part II hosted by Professor Stefaan Vandenberghe|
|12h05||Keynote lecture 4 by Professor Hendrik Lambert|
|Spinal Cord stimulation to let paralyzed people walk again: is a dream turning in reality?|
|12h35||Lunch & poster session & industry stands at poster booth|
|15h45||Poster awards and drinks|
The registration has already started! You can register for the National day on our website: http://www.ncbme.ugent.be/registration-2/
For master students it is recommended to ask their department or university about how to pay.
The following companies will be present and sponsor the event: Siemens Healthineers, Medtronic, Cochlear, General Electric, Nobel Biocare
– Where? Royal Belgian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Hertogsstraat 1, Brussel
– When? December 1st, 2017
– For whom? Master students, PhD and postdoc researchers, professors, and industry professionals in the field of biomedical engineering
– Registration deadline? Nov 15th, 2017
Don’t forget to check out our new website as well: http://www.ncbme.ugent.be/ where you can also find more information about this event.
Stay tuned for more information regarding the program and parallel sessions!
Don’t miss the opportunity!