Call for Papers: IEEE BRC2012


The 3rd IEEE BRC (ISSNIP) in 2012 will be held in the Amazonian city of Manaus, Brazil. The overall purpose and theme of this conference is to provide an opportunity for scientists from around the world, with special focus for scientists from South America, to exchange notes and discuss research in signal processing, pattern recognition, electronics and computers for helping the disabled, the elderly, and people in special circumstances. It will provide electronic, biomedical and biosignal engineers the chance to interact with clinicians, rehabilitation engineers, rehabilitation nurses and paramedics.

This conference also aims to open a new and important area of sustainability and humanity in the associated research. While the world population is aging, and resources are being depleted, the escaling costs of health care are a subject of concern. There is also the belief that sustainability, both financial and environment is an important factor that has yet to become a focus of discussions. This conference will be a forum to discuss these issues pertaining to biosignals and biorobotics. Specifically, the papers related to the following research topics are invited:

Keynote Speakers:

The keynote speakers at BRC2012 will be Prof. Nitish Thakor and Prof. Marcus Pandy

Important Dates:

1st May, 2011                             Submission of papers opens
15th July, 2011                            Last date for Submission of papers
30th August, 2011                       Announcement of paper acceptance
30th August, 2011                       Online registration opens
30th October, 2011                      Last date for submission of final manuscript
9th January, 2011                        Registration
9th and 10th January, 2011           Full two days of conference
11th January, 2011                      Tutorials

The conference website is

Contact: Dr Slaven Marusic

Phone: +61 3 83441337


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