[robotics-worldwide] FW: HAMLYN SYMPOSIUM 2012 - Call for Papers Deadline Extended to 02 April 2012, 11pm PST

Kerr, Karen k.kerr at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Mar 27 08:17:24 PDT 2012

Dear Sir/Madam,
Grateful if you could  send this update to your list please.
Thank you very much,
Karen Kerr

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

Tel:  020 3312 7631
Mobile: 07590 250549

Sent: 27 March 2012 16:09
To: info at hamlyn-robotics.org
Subject: HAMLYN SYMPOSIUM 2012 - Call for Papers Deadline Extended to 02 April 2012, 11pm PST 
Importance: High

Dear All, 

Paper submission deadline extended to Monday, 02 April 2012, 11pm PST.  

The 5th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics 2012 will be held at The Royal Geographical Society in London on 1st and 2nd of July 2012. 
Please note that the paper submission deadline has been extended to Monday, 02 April 2012, 11pm PST. 

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, Orthopaedic, and Paediatric Surgery
.         Flexible Robotics
.         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
.         Medical image computing and computer assisted intervention
.         Economic and general consideration of robotic surgery 
Important Dates

.           02 April 2012 Paper Submission Deadline (extended from 28th March 2012)
.           07 May 2012 Acceptance of Papers Announced 
.           31 May 2012 Camera Ready Copy Deadline
.           30 June 2012 Workshops 
.           01-02 July 2012 Hamlyn Symposium 
Submission of Papers

Submissions are accepted on Clinical and Technical topics. The paper submission site is accessible at https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/HSMR2012/Default.aspx
Invited Speakers
.         Keynote: Professor Shigeo Hirose, Hirose Fukushima Lab
.         Professor Pierre DuPont, Children's Hospital Boston, 
.         Professor Howie Choset, Carnegie Melon University, 
.         Professor Rick Satava, University of Washington
.         Dr Vipul Patel, Global Robotic Institute, Florida
As part of the Hamlyn Symposium 2012, there will be interactive and hands-on half day workshops/tutorials organised at the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London on Saturday, 30th of June and on Tuesday, 3rd of July. The workshops will provide a great forum for academia, industries and governing bodies to exchange ideas, promote emerging research directions and present novel technologies in engineering and medicine. To find out more information about the workshops, the provisional themes and to register for the workshops, please visit http://www.hamlyn-robotics.org/.
We look forward to receiving your abstract and welcoming you to the 5th Hamlyn Symposium in July 2012. 

Best wishes, 

Hamlyn Symposium Management Committee

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