The 17th IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN2021) is sponsored by IEEE-EMBS to address the challenges in the emerging sensor medical/healthcare systems and networks. BSN2021 will be co-organized with the BHI2021 (IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics). The joint program (BHI-BSN) will have world-renowned speakers from academic and research institutes, government agencies, and industry.

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Conference Co-Chairs

Paolo Bonato, Harvard Medical School, USA
Emil Jovanov, University of Alabama, USA
Carmen Poon, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

Program Co-Chairs

Canan Dagdeviren, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Benny Lo, Imperial College London, UK
Rita Paradiso, Smartex s.r.l., Italy

Special Session Co-Chairs

Christina Chase, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
Nigel Lovell, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Workshop Co-Chairs

Valeria De Luca, Novartis, Switzerland
Karl Friedl, U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA
Jeffrey Palmer, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA

Rapid Fire Session Co-Chairs

Stacy Bamberg, Veristride, USA
Ivan lee, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Shyamal Patel, TBD, USA

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Draft paper submission deadline
Draft paper acceptance notification

Submission Topics

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Prototyping of body-worn, ingestible and implantable sensor networks;

Novel chemical, biological and textile body sensors;

Flexible and/or stretchable electronic sensors and systems;

Ultra-low-power or battery-less solutions for longitudinal studies;

Machine learning, deep learning and decision support algorithms;

Body area communication protocols, models and theories;

Security, privacy and trust in body sensor network; 

Medical/wellness applications from pre-natal health to elderly care.

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  • Conference Date

    Jul 27



    Jul 30


  • Apr 18 2021

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • May 09 2021

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

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IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
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