BHI 2012
Hong Kong, Shenzhen
5-7 Jan 2012
IEEE-EMBS International Conference on
Biomedical and Health Informatics
"Global Grand Challenge of Health Informatics"

Final Programmes for Pre-conference Workshop and BHI 2012

Programme for Pre-conference Workshop for Student/Junior GOLD Members
on "Cardiovascular Health Informatics"

Date: 2 - 5(AM) Jan 2012
Venue: Cheng Yu Tung Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2 Jan 2011
(Day 1, Mon)
3 Jan 2011
(Day 2, Tue)
4 Jan 2011
(Day 3, Wed)
5 Jan 2011
(Day 4, Thu)
LT4 LT4 LT4 LT8
08:30-09:00 Wearable Systems
(Prof. Carmen Poon,
The Chinese Univ. of
Hong Kong)
Multi-scale
Modelling

(Dr. Matthias Reumann,
IBM
)
09:00-09:15 Registration Eradicating Heart Attacks
with Screening for Early
Detection and Treatment of
Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis:
The SHAPE Initiative

(Dr. Morteza Naghavi,
Chairman of Society
for Heart Attack
Prevention and
Eradication)
09:15-09:30 Opening Speech &
Overview of Workshop
09:30-10:30 Ultrasound Imaging:
The Essence

(Prof. Alfred Yu,
Hong Kong Univ.)
Cell-based BioMEMS
(Prof. Douglas Yung,
The Chinese Univ. of
Hong Kong)
Translational Biomedical and
Health Informatics for
Personalized Healthcare

Biomarker Pipeline and Molecular
Tissue Imaging Informatics Tool
TissueWiki
(Prof. May Wang,
Georgia Institute of
Technology
)
BHI 2012 in Shenzhen
10:30-11:00
11:00-12:00 Intravascular
Ultrasound Imaging:
A View from Inside
(Dr. William Hau,
Hong Kong Univ.
)
Optofluidic devices
(Dr. Y. Chen, SIAT-IBHE)
Information for Informatics:
Cardiac Biophysical Monitoring

(
Prof. Michael R. Neuman,
Michigan Technological University
)
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Photoacoustic
Imaging

(Dr. Liang Song,
SIAT-Institute of
Biomedical & Health
Engineering)
Tips on Presentation
Design and Delivery

(Dr. Matthias Reumann,
IEEE-EMBS GOLD Rep.
)
Technical Writing
(Dr. Matthias Reumann,
IEEE-EMBS GOLD Rep.)
15:00-15:30 Tea Break
15:30-16:30 MRI: Physical
Principles and its
Cardiovascular
Applications

(Dr. Y. C. Chung,
SIAT-Institute of
Biomedical & Health
Engineering)
Tips on Presentation
Design and Delivery
(Cont'd)
Technical Writing
(Cont'd)
16:30-17:30 EMBS Chapter
Development

(Dr. Matthias Reumann,
and IEEE-EMBS
Hong Kong Chapter)
R10 Chapter Chairs’ Meeting
(Chair: Gudrun Zahlmann,
EMBS V.P. Member & Student
Activities)
Venue: LT7
17:30-18:30 Reception
(17:30-19:00)

Presentation Guideline

12:00-14:00 Registration and Poster Hang-up at Central Hall
14:00-14:30
14:30-14:40 Opening Ceremony at Bougainvillea Hall, 5/F, Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center
14:40-15:15 Keynote Speech 1

Development of Medical Devices: China's Perspectives
Director General Xian-En Zhang
Basic Research Department, Ministry of Science & Technology, China

(Co-moderators: Y. T. Zhang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong & Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Paolo Bonato, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, USA)
15:15-15:25 Group Photo Taking
15:25-16:05 Tea Break & Poster Session (5.0.1) at Central Hall, 5/F,
Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center
16:05-16:30 Keynote Speech 2

Grand Challenge in Neural Engineering: Can We Forward Engineer a Living Brain?
Prof. Bruce Wheeler, IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow
Professor & Interim Chair, Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Florida, USA
Editor in Chief, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering
President Elect, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

(Moderator: Bin He, University of Minnesota, USA)
16:30-16:55 Keynote Speech 3

Eradicating Heart Attacks with Screening for Early Detection and Treatment
of Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: The SHAPE Initiative

Dr. Morteza Naghavi,
President and Chief Executive Officer, Fairway Medical Technologies, USA
Chairman, Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE)

(Co-moderators: Rutai Hui, Cardiovascular Institute & Fuwai Hospital, China
C.M. Yu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong & Prince of Wales Hospital, China)
16:55-17:20 Keynote Speech 4

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: from Morphology to Function
Prof. Guang-Zhong Yang, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow, IET Fellow
Director and Co-founder of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery
Deputy Chairman of the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI)
Chairman of the Centre for Pervasive Sensing
Imperial College London, UK

(Moderator: Xiaochuan Pan, The University of Chicago, USA)
17:20-18:10 Special Forum on Challenges of Health Informatics
Chair: Paolo Bonato, Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT HST, USA
Co-chair: Shuming Nie, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Panelists (in alphabetical order):
Atam P. Dhawan, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Ratko Magjarević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Morteza Naghavi, Fairway Medical Technologies, USA
Toshiyo Tamura, Chiba University, Japan
Bruce Wheeler, University of Florida, USA
Peiheng Wu, University of Nanjing & Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College, UK
Xian-En Zhang, Ministry of Science & Technology, China
18:10-18:30 Poster Pulldown before 18:30
18:30-19:00
19:00-21:00 Conference Dinner / Banquet on 26/F, The V Hotel of Wongtee

Presentation Guideline

5/F, Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center
Rose Hall 1 Rose Hall 2 Rose Hall 3
08:00-08:55 6.1.
Invited Talks on Neuroinformatics


Somatosensory BMIs
José C. Príncipe,
University of Florida, USA

Real-time interaction between
computer simulations and
electrophysiological experiments:
A novel paradigm for
biological experiments

Robert Butera,
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
08:55-09:00 Poster Hang-up at Central Hall
09:00-10:30 6.2.1.
Fall, Activity and
Posture Monitoring
6.2.2.
Brain Computer Interfaces
6.2.3.
Cardiovascular Health Informatics:
Imaging and Modelling
10:30-11:10 Poster Standby (6.0.1) / Tea Break at Central Hall
11:10-12:40 6.3.1.
Body Sensor/Area Networks:
Theories and Applications
6.3.2.
Neuroinformatics
6.3.3.
Image Segmentation
and Registration
12:40-12:50 Poster Pull-down at Central Hall
12:50-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-13:40 Poster Hang-up at Central Hall
13:40-14:05 6.4. Invited Talk

Biomedical Optical Imaging
Technologies for Clinical and
Personalized Healthcare Applications

Atam P. Dhawan,
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
14:05-15:35 6.5.1.
Wearble Sensors and Systems
6.5.2.
Round Table Discussion on Cardiovascular Health Informatics: Myocardial Infraction and Stroke Screening and Intervention of Nations (MISSIoN)

Y.T. Zhang (Chair)

Quantitative Assessment of
the Extent and Severity of
Vascular Disease

Milan Sonka,
The University of Iowa, USA
6.5.3.
Image Classification
15:35-16:20 6.6. Invited Talks

What can imaging contribute
to drug development?

Gudrun Zahlmann,
Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland


Personalized System for Remote Health Monitoring and Care
Ratko Magjarević,
University of Zagreb, Croatia
16:20-17:00 Poster Standby (6.0.2) / Tea Break at Central Hall
17:00-18:30 6.7.1.
Cardiovascular Health Informatics:
Advances in Blood Pressure
and Blood Flow Velocity Measurement
6.7.2.
Special Workshop on
"Meet the IEEE-EMBS Editors"

Andrew Laine (Chair), and 9 EiCs
6.7.3.
Towards Real-time Imaging, Image
Processing and Image Transmission
18:30 Poster Pulldown before 18:30

Presentation Guideline

5/F, Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center
Rose Hall 1 Rose Hall 2 Rose Hall 3
08:00-08:55 7.1. Special Forum on Medical
Imaging Informatics

Chair: Zhi-Pei Liang

Retrieval of Information in Medical Image Databases
Christian Roux,
Research with TELECOM Bretagne, France

Panelists (in alphabetical order):
David Feng,
University of Sydney, Australia
Xiao-Chuan Pan,
The University of Chicago, USA
08:55-09:00 Poster Hang-up at Central Hall
09:00-10:30 7.2.1.
Invited Special Session on
"Health Informatics in Eye Care"

Qiushi Ren (Chair)
7.2.2.
Clinical Decision
Support Systems
7.2.3.
Image Formation and
Information Extraction
10:30-11:10 Poster Standby (7.0.1) / Tea Break at Central Hall
11:10-12:40 7.3.1.
Invited Special Session on
"Medical Imaging and Analysis"
Wufan Chen (Chair)
7.3.2.
Advances in
Cardiopulmonary Research
7.3.3.
Assisted Living Technology
and Smart Homes
12:40-12:50 Poster Pull-down at Central Hall
12:50-13:40 Lunch Break
13:40-14:05 7.4 Invited Talk

International Collaborations
Semahat S. Demir,
National Science Foundation
14:05-15:35 7.5.1.
Special Session on
"Cardiovascular Health Informatics"
7.5.2.
eHealth Systems:
Interactivity and Interoperability
7.5.3.
Special Session on
"Recent Advances and Challenges in
Data Mining in Bio-Medicine"
15:35-16:20 7.6.2.
Special S.T.H.M. Forum on
"Deployment of Telemedicine
and Mobile Health"

Chair: Tsair Kao,
Hungkuang University, Taiwan

Panelists (in alphabetical order):
Ye Li,
SIAT-IBHE, China
Carmen C.Y. Poon,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mang I Vai,
University of Macau, China
7.6.3 Invited Talks

DEP-Well: a new technique for electrophysiology
Michael P. Hughes,
University of Surrey, UK

Investigating the Effect of Nicotine on the Expression of Neuroprotective Genes
Metin Akay,
University of Houston, USA
16:20-17:00 Tea Break at Central Hall
17:00-18:30 7.7.1.
Clinical Information Systems
7.7.2.
Personalised Healthcare Technology
7.7.3.
Point-of-care
Technology and Rehabilitation




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