ICBME 2017
 

General Information on ICBME 2017

  ICBME 2017 is the inter-disciplinary and international forum for exchange of ideas on all aspects of biomedical engineering and technology as well as health technology as they affect the continent of Africa and the entire globe. The World Health Organisation (WHO) had stated that 'despite the exponential growth of scientific and technological development, low- and middle-income countries are still largely excluded from access to appropriate and affordable health technologies'. This conference is meant to address key needs, problems and issues and then take up the challenge of identifying future strategies and solutions. The event will in addition to other things provide an excellent opportunity to enable participants to meet both new and old peers.

Conference Date

Tuesday October 17 - Saturday October 21, 2017

Theme

The theme of the conference is:
AFFORDABLE ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES

Tracks

T.1 Global Health and Evidence-based Medicine 
T.2 Medical Imaging and Devices 
T.3 Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine 
T.4 Biomechanics, Artificial Organs and Rehabilitation Engineering 
T.5 Computer-Aided Techniques, Modeling and Simulation 
T.6 Biosensors and Biosignal Processing 
T.7 Biomedical and Health Information Technologies 
T.8 Clinical Engineering, Indigenous Technology and Patient Safety 
T.9 Education, Professional Activities and Gender Issues in Biomedical Engineering 
T.10 Bio-Medical Physics Allied Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Important Dates

  • 1st Announcement / Call for Paper: 15th January, 2017
  • Proposal for special session or workshop opens: 15th February, 2017
  • 2nd Call for Paper / Paper Submission opens: 10th March, 2017
  • Early bird Registration due: 30th June, 2017
  • Paper Submission closes: 10th July, 2017
  • Acceptance of Paper: 31st July, 2017
  • Speaker and Author Registration due: 31st August, 2017
  • Short program available: 15th September, 2017
  • Deadline for Authors to update paper: 15th September, 2017
  • Final program available: 30th September, 2017
  • ICBME 2017 opens: 17th October, 2017
  • Conference Venue

    Lagos university Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria

    About Nigeria

    Nigeria is located in Western part of the African continent. It comprises thirty-six federating states and one Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast lies on the Gulf of Guinea, a part of the Atlantic Ocean, in the south.
    Nigeria is known for its natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Safari destinations such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park showcase waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of its most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.
    The dialing code of Nigeria is +234, official Currency is Nigerian naira, while the Official language is English.
    Nigeria is the most populous 'black' country in the world, with a population of about 173.6 million (World Bank, 2013). The economy of Nigeria is one of the fastest growing in the world.

    The Host City - Lagos

    Lagos, which means "lakes", was a name given to the settlement by the Portuguese. It is the commercial center of Nigeria. And until 1991 has been the Federal Capital of Nigeria since its amalgamation in 1914.
    Lagos has an area approximately 999.6 km² and is located in the South West part of Nigeria. It sprawls inland from the Gulf of Guinea across Lagos Lagoon. Victoria Island, the financial center of the metropolis, is known for its beach resorts, boutiques and nightlife. To the north, Lagos Island is home to the National Museum Lagos, displaying cultural artifacts and craftworks. Nearby is Freedom Park, once a colonial-era prison and now a major venue for concerts and public events.
    It is famous throughout Africa for its music scene and is the centre of the Nigerian movie industry, often referred to as 'Nollywood'. The Lagos Metropolitan as is now called, has a vibrant nightlife and has given birth to a variety of styles such as Sakara music, Nigerian hip hop, highlife, juju, fuji, and Afrobeat.
    Lagos has a number of sandy beaches by the Atlantic Ocean a few are Elegushi, and Alpha beach. Lagos also has a number of private beach resorts including Inagbe Grand Beach Resort and several others in the outskirts.
    Both international and domestic flights arrive at the Murtular Mohammed International Airport Lagos.

    Visa Requirements

    You will need to find out whether your country requires Visa to enter Nigeria.
    If requiring visas, the conference managers will on request issue official invitation letters for visa applications to all those who have registered and fully paid up for the conference.
    Nigerian visas will be issued by all the Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and General Consulates) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria abroad in their respective countries.
    You will need to find out the visa requirements from the Nigerian embassy in your country.

    Travel Information

    The Metropolitan city of Lagos, Nigeria is accessible by air from any part of the world via Murtala Mohammed International Airport.
    ABC Consulting Inc, the official Conference Managers of ICBME 2017 is available to arrange your flights including airport shuttle valid for flights to Lagos, Nigeria and return as of October 10, 2017 until October 28, 2017 (final date for return flight)
    For booking reservation and payments contact .



     

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