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8th International Conference on Body Area Networks

September 30–October 2, 2013 | Boston, Massachusetts, United States

8th International Conference on Body Area Networks

You are cordially invited to participate in the 8th International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets 2013) to be held at UMass Club, MA, USA, during September 30 to October 2 (Monday - Wednesday), 2013.

BodyNets 2013 aims to provide a world-leading and unique opportunity for bringing together researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines to plan, analyze, design, build, deploy and experiment with/on body area networks (BANs).

Sponsored by EAI, IEEE EMB, ACM SIGCHI and CREATE-NET, BodyNets 2013 will feature the state-of-the-art keynote speeches, parallel technical sessions, focused special tracks, interactive demo/poster sessions, informative co-located workshops and entertaining social functions. Here are several important notes and annoucements:

The BodyNets 2013 organizers are working hard to make this conference a great success and memorable for everyone. Register now and we very much look forward to meeting you in Boston in September 2013.


BodyNets 2013 will feature several state-of-the-art keynote speeches by:

 Paolo Bonato, Harvard Medical School, USA
 Title: "Body Sensor Networks and Their Role in Transforming Healthcare."
 Date and Time: Oct 2, 2:00-3:00

 Ki H Chon, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 Title: "Towards development of an underwater dive monitor for early detection of decompression sickness."
 Date and Time: Sept 30, 1:30-2:30

 Geneviève Dion, Drexel University, USA
 Title: "Garment Device: Challenges to Fabrication of Wearable Technology."
 Date and Time: Oct 1, 8:00-9:00

 Ryuji Kohno, Yokohama National University, Japan
 Title: "Business Breakthrough and New Research Fields by Regulatory Science for Body Area Networks."
 Date and Time: Oct 1, 2:00-3:00

 Tadashi Nakano, Osaka University, Japan
 Title: "Molecular Communication and Networking."
 Date and Time: Oct 1, 9:00-10:00

 Kamran Sayrafian, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
 Title: "Using Virtual Reality to Study RF Propagation, Interference & Kinetic Energy Harvesting in Body Area Networks."
 Date and Time: Sept 30, 8:30-9:30

 Benjamin Schlatka, MC10 Inc., USA
 Title:"Reshaping Electronics for the Human Body."
 Date and Time: Oct 2, 8:00-9:00


 Ilangko Balasingham, Oslo University Hospital and Norwegian University of Science and Technology
 Title: "Nano-to-Neuron Interfaces and Communications."
 Date and Time: Oct 2, 10:00-10:45

 Huan-Bang Li, National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT), Japan
 Title: "Ultra Wideband Technology for Healthcare and Welfare."
 Date and Time: Oct 2, 9:15-10:00

 Kaveh Pahlavan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 Title: "Body-SLAM: Simultaneous Localization and Mapping of Inside the Human Body."
 Date and Time: Oct 2, 1:30-2:00

 Moe Win, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Title: "Network Localization and Navigation."
 Date and Time: Oct 2, 2:00-2:30


BodyNets 2013 provides a limited number of student participation grants. Full-time students are qualified to apply. See this page for more details. The application deadline is August 9.