[robotics-worldwide] Reminder: Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics - Paper submission deadline 1st March 2010

Kerr, Karen k.kerr at imperial.ac.uk
Fri Feb 5 11:06:07 PST 2010

Dear All,
A reminder that the paper submission deadline for the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics (to be held at the Royal Society, London, on Tuesday 25th May 2010) is 1st March 2010. Please see the following link for further details http://www.hamlyn-robotics.org/. The site is now open for paper submission and registration.
Topics to be addressed by the symposium include, but are not limited to:
. Clinical highlights in Urology, Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Gynaecology, ENT , Orthopaedics and Paediatric Surgery 
. Emerging, multi-specialty applications of robotic technology 
. Medical robotics for NOTES 
. Mechatronic designs for medical robotics 
. Microbot design and applications 
. Surgical simulation, training and skills assessment 
. Human robot interaction and ergonomics 
. Surgical navigation and augmented reality systems 
. Intra-operative imaging and biophotonics for robotic surgery 
. Robotic assisted multi-scale image fusion and visualisation 
. Medical image computing and computer assisted intervention 
. Economic and general consideration of robotic surgery 
Important Dates
. 1st March 2010  Submission of abstracts 
. 1st April 2010     Acceptance of abstracts 
. 20 April 2010      Camera ready copy  
. 25 May 2010       Symposium (Royal Society) 
Submission of Papers All papers need to be submitted electronically via the Symposium submission website - https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/HSMR2010/Default.aspx. Each abstract should be no more than 2 A4 pages (including figures and references) by following the template provided. Abstracts will be reviewed by members of the program review committee and assessed for quality and best means of presentation.  
General and Programme Co-Chairs -Guang-Zhong Yang, Lord Ara Darzi

Programme Committee  - Pietro Cerveri , Nick Cheshire, Paolo Dario, Prokar Dasgupta, Hubertus Feussner, Gabor Fitchtinger, Blake Hannaford, Koji Ikuta, Branislav Jaramaz, Gabor Kosa, Jacques Marescaux, Bradley Nelson, Vipul Patel, Geoff Pegman, Domenico Pratichizzo, Ferdinando Rodriguez Y Baena, Lee Swanstrom, Mark Talimini , Chris Thompson, Justin Vale, Steve Wexner 

Best Paper Awards Committee - Leonard Fass (Chair ), Justin Cobb , Brian Davies, Patrick Finlay 
Best wishes
Hamlyn Symposium Organising Committee

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