Apologies for multiple postings; Because of last minute requests we have extended the submission date- Details below
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29th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, May 3-5, 2013, Miami, FL http://www.sbec2013.fiu.edu/
SUBMISSION DATES EXTENDED
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION CLOSES- FEBRUARY 8, 2013
EARLY REGISTRATION OPEN

The 29th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference in Miami, Florida, organized by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University with Technical Co-sponsorship from IEEE EMBS, seeks Abstract submissions for contributed Oral and Poster presentations related to Biomedical Engineering research and education. The Keywords list can help guide your submission. Submission of a 2-page Extended Abstract is optional.

CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency (www.miamiregency.hyatt.com) located in the vibrant Miami Downtown, accessible by Metro rail from the Miami International Airport, 15 minutes from South Beach and two miles from the Port of Miami.
Registration and Reception: May 3, 2013 (evening)
Main Meeting: May 4 (all day)-May 5, 2013 (morning); Six parallel tracks and a poster session.
Banquet Dinner: May 4, 2013 (evening)

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: http://www.sbec2013.fiu.edu/
Abstract Submission Closes: February 8, 2013 (11 PM Pacific Time, USA)
Notification of abstract acceptance: February 15, 2013
2 Page Optional Extended Abstract Submission Closes: March 1, 2013 (11 PM Pacific Time, USA)
2 Page Optional Extended Abstract Acceptance: March 15, 2013
Note: One or more authors of the Abstract must be registered for the conference by the early registration deadline for inclusion in the Program book and the Proceedings.

REGISTRATION:
Early Meeting Registration Open: February 1, 2013
Early Meeting Registration Closes: March 22, 2013 (11 PM Pacific Time, USA)
AWARDS: Student posters and oral presentations at the conference will be judged for prizes awarded at the closing luncheon.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Abstracts: 200 word short abstract must be submitted online using the submission portal. The paragraph content should include an Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion and Conclusion are required. Subheadings, figures, tables and references should not be included.
Optional Extended Abstract: Upto 2 page extended abstracts can be submitted using the template provided at the submission portal. You will be required to upload your original Word document. The extended abstract will be reviewed and published in the Proceedings of the Conference.

Key Words:
Bioethics, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Biomedical Education, Biophotonics, Biosensors, Biosignal processing, Bioinformatics, Brain-Computer interfaces, Cardiovascular system, Clinical engineering, Computational neuroscience, Dental material, Dental implants, Drug delivery, Electrical stimulation, Gait analysis, Gene networks, Global health technology, Human-Machine Interfaces, Medical devices and Implants, Medical imaging, Medical instrumentation, Medical robotics, Mobile Medicine, Nanotechnology, Neural engineering, Neuroinformatics, Neuromuscular system, Neurotherapy, Optogenetics, Peripheral Nerve interfaces, Prosthetics, Physiological systems modeling, Rehabilitation engineering, Synthetic biology, Tissue engineering, Telemedicine

Organizer:
Florida International University, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Ranu Jung, Anthony McGoron, Jorge Riera).
Contact: bme@bmeinfo.edu; 305-348-6717