International Conference on

Biomedical Innovations and Applications

November 8 - 9, 2019
Technical University of Varna
Varna, Bulgaria

Organized by Technical University of Varna,
IEEE Section Bulgaria
and IEEE Bulgarian CAS/SSC Joint Chapter

Call for papers


BIA 2019 is organized and sponsored by Technical University of Varna and technically supported by IEEE and IEEE Bulgaria CAS/SSC Joint Chapter.

Indexing: Registered and presented papers will be included in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library and will be indexed in Scopus.

Important dates: 

  • Abstract Submission: 08.09.2019   (optional)
  • Full Paper Submission: 15.09.2019  --> Deadline Extended until 23.09.2019 
  • Acceptance Notification: 06.10.2019
  • Final paper submission: 13.10.2019

Paper submissions: We invite authors to submit original work of up to 4 pages. All submissions should be in English language. Each submission will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. Each author can appear in more than one paper. 

The submission of papers is handled through the Easy Chair conference management system.

Paper Templates: All submissions must follow the MS Word or LaTeX IEEE manuscript templates provided by IEEE eXpress Conference Publishing:

Download Manuscript Templates


Ethical Requirements: 

  • Each submission should present original work on a BIA-related topic.
  • Plagiarism check will be performed before inclusion in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Each paper have to be presented by one of the authors.

Topics



  • Biomedical Signal and Image Processing
  • Information Technology Innovations
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Innovative Materials in Engineering
  • Biomedical Sensors and Sensor Networks
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Healthcare Applications
  • Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare
  • IoT for Health and Well-being
  • Educational and Learning Technologies


Organizers


                             

Conference Chairman 

Assoc. Prof. Todor Ganchev - Technical University of Varna

Technical Co-Chair

Assoc. Prof. Valentina Markova - Technical University of Varna


Organizing Committee:

Prof. Vencislav Valchev - Technical University of Varna

Assoc. Prof. Kristina Bliznakova - Technical University of Varna

Assoc. Prof. Rossitza Goleva - IEEE Section Bulgaria

Assoc. Prof. Kiril Alexiev - IEEE Section Bulgaria

Assoc. Prof. Iosif Mporas - University of Hertfordshire, UK

Dr. Sonya Vachinska - Technical University of Varna

Eng. Kalin Kalinkov - Technical University of Varna


Program Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Todor Ganchev - Technical University of Varna

Assoc. Prof. Valentina Markova - Technical University of Varna

Assoc. Prof. Kristina Bliznakova - Technical University of Varna

Assoc. Prof. Rossitza Goleva - IEEE Section Bulgaria

Assoc. Prof. Kiril Alexiev - IEEE Section Bulgaria

Assoc. Prof. Iosif Mporas - University of Hertfordshire, UK

Dr. Theodoros Kostoulas - Bournemouth University, UK

Dr. Otilia Kocsis - University of Patras, Greece

Dr. Nikolay Dukov - Technical University of Varna

Dr. Firgan Feradov - Technical University of Varna


Registration


Conference Fee

  • Regular Fee before October 30, 2019 - 160 EUR
  • Regular Fee after October 30, 2019 - 200 EUR
  • Student Fee before October 30, 2019 - 100 EUR
  • Student Fee after October 30, 2019 - 120 EUR
  • Additional Paper Fee - 50 EUR
  • IEEE Members Discount - 15%

The registration fee includes conference materials, participation in all sessions, coffee breaks and dinner banquet.

Programme


Preliminary Technical Program 

BIA-2019, Day 1

Friday, 8 Nov. 

  9:30 – 10:15

Registration

10:15  10:30

Welcome Remarks

10:30 – 11:30

Keynote: AI and Active Ageing: short- and long-term health risk prediction empowers work ability sustainability for older workers”,

Dr. Otilia Kocsis (University of Patras, GREECE)

11:30  12:30

Keynote: Creating Smart Habitat for Elderly through Indoor Living Space Improvement: The SHELD-ON Approach”, 

Prof. Ivan Ganchev (University of Limerick, IRELAND)

12:30  14:00

Lunch Break

14:00  15:30

Technical Session 1

15:30  16:00

Coffee Break

16:00  17:30

Technical Session 2

 

19:30

Conference Dinner

 

BIA-2019, Day 2

Saturday, 9 Nov.

  9:00 – 10:30

Technical Session 3

10:30  11:00

Coffee Break

11:00  12:30

Technical Session 4

12:30  14:00

Lunch Break

14:00  15:30

Technical Session 5

15:30  16:00

Closing Remarks 

16:00

End of BIA-2019


The detailed Technical Programme of BIA-2019 will be available in mid-October, 2019.

Venue


Varna is the third-largest city in Bulgaria and the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Situated strategically in the Gulf of Varna, the city has been a major economic, social and cultural centre for almost three millennia. Varna, historically known as Odessos, grew from a Thracian seaside settlement to a major seaport on the Black Sea.

The city is referred to as the maritime capital of Bulgaria and headquarters the Bulgarian Navy and merchant marine. In 2008, Varna was designated seat of the Black Sea Euroregion by the Council of Europe. In 2014, Varna was awarded the title of European Youth Capital 2017.

Visit the official tourist website of Varna.

Public Transport in Varna.

Contact


  • Technical University - Varna
  • Studentska str. 1, 9010

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