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02-07-1998, 01:58 PM
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN BIOMEDICINE - ITAB 98
Current Progress and Future Opportunities, Washington DC May 16-17, 1998
Sponsored by the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
(http://titb.nextgeninter.net)


CONFERENCE PROGRAM TOPICS
Information Technology Advances including HPCC & NGI Initiatives
Biomedical Information Technology: Opportunities for the Future
Security, Privacy, and Confidentiality Issues
Collaborative Technologies and Health Care Delivery Systems
Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems: Successes and Pitfalls
National and Global Information Infrastructure Developments
Digital Libraries, Education, and Clinical Information Systems
Education, Lifelong Learning and Information Access


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Michael Ackerman (National Library of Medicine)
Nabil Adam (Rutgers University)
Jean Linda Camp (Harvard University)
Jacob V. Maizel, Jr (National Cancer Institute)
David Mohr (Mayo Clinic)
Seong Ki Mun (Georgetown University Medical School)
Nitish Thakor (Johns Hopkins Medical School)
David Dagan Feng (University of Sydney, Australia)
Ann Strauss (University of Paris, France)
Vivian Thevenin (European Economic Community, Brussels)
Allen Chen (Lucent Technologies)
Bijoy Khandheria (Mayo Clinic)
Yongmin Kim (University of Washington)
Luis Kun (Agency for Health Care Policy Research)
Clifford Lau (Naval Research Laboratory)
Heinz Lemke (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
Robert Martino (National Institutes of Health)
Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou (Rutgers University)


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS AND SUBMISSION DEADLINES
High quality papers are solicited from interested participants in areas listed
above. All papers are subject to a peer review prior to acceptance and will be
published in the conference digest. Please call or send email to either of the
Conference Co-Chairs, Swamy Laxminarayan (P.O. Box 3718, Princeton, NJ 08543,
Tel: 609-419-0531, ext 203, email: s.n.laxminarayan@ieee.org), or Evangelia
Micheli Tzanakou (BME Department, Rutgers University, P.O. Box 909, Piscataway,
NJ 08854, Tel: 908-445-3155 email: etzanako@biomedical.rutgers.edu) for more
information. The Deadline for paper submission is March 1, 1998


CONFERENCE VENUE
The Hotel, Washington Marriott, is holding a block of rooms for delegates at
reduced rates. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel. Please
identify yourself as a participant of ITAB 98 while registering. Rates: $129
(Single) +tax, $149 (Double) + tax. Address to reach: Washington Marriott, 1221
22nd Street N.W. Washington DC 20037, Tel: 202-872-1500, Fax: 202-872-9899


REGISTRATION
Mail the completed registration form with a check for the registration fee
made payable to the 1998 ITAB Conference to: Beth Giaimo, IEEE Conference
Management, 445 Hoes Lane, P.O. Box 1331, Piscataway, New Jersey 08855 (Fax:
908-981-1203, email: E.Giaimo@ieee.org)
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