[robotics-worldwide] Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics 2011 - Announcement and Call for papers

Kerr, Karen k.kerr at imperial.ac.uk
Wed Jan 26 06:12:05 PST 2011

Dear Sir/Madam
Please can you post this announcement on your site.
Many thanks

Karen Kerr, PhD
Research Manager
Division of Surgery
Department of Surgery and Cancer
Imperial College London

Tel:  020 3312 7631
Mobile: 07590 250549


Dear All
We are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics to be held at The Hamlyn Centre and The Royal Geographical Society on 19th and 20th June 2011. Please see the following link for further details on submission, location and the symposium http://www.hamlyn-robotics.org/. 

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  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
.         21st March  Deadline Submission of Abstracts 
.         19th April Acceptance of Abstracts
.         9th May Camera Ready Copy Deadline
.         19th /20th June Symposium

Submission of Papers
All papers need to be submitted electronically via the Symposium submission website (https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/HSMR2011/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. 

Best wishes
Hamlyn Symposium Organising Committee

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