ITAB 2000 - ITIS 2000

In Collaboration with the Third Workshop of the International Telemedical Information Society

Technology Challenges and Global Opportunities in the New Millennium

November 9-10, 2000 - Arlington, Virginia - USA

Dedicated to the main theme of TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES AND GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM, ITAB 2000 will address a wide range of topics including both the technology advances and the biomedical and health care applications.

Technical Program available as of 11-10-2000 !


The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society will be hosting its fourth Special-Topic International Conference focusing on information technology applications in Medicine and Health Care. The event will mark the continuation of the previous three successful conferences held in Prague, Washington DC, and Amsterdam (ITIS-ITAB 1999 Conference).

ITAB 2000 is held jointly in co-operation with the Third Workshop of the International Telemedical Information Society, ITIS 2000.

ITAB 2000 is held in conjunction with the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Informatics and Biomedical Engineering (BIBE).

Technical Program available as of 11-10-2000 !

Conference Venue

Key Bridge Marriott Hotel
1401 Lee Highway
Virginia 22209
Tel: +1-703-284-1460
Fax: +1-703-243-3280

Special Discount Rates:

A block of rooms have been reserved in the Marriott Hotel for conference attendees at discount rates. Please mention "IEEE-EMBS-ITAB-BIBE" conference while making reservations.

If you encounter any problems, please contact
Laura Wolf, EMBS Executive Director at or
Fax: +1-732-465-6435

Technical Program available as of 11-10-2000 !

Instructions for Poster Presentors

Poster Boards are made available by the conference for all poster presentors. Please be adviced that the size of the poster boards will be 6' x 4' (2.4m x 1.6m).
Other board accessories will be provided for posting the drawings.

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Program Tracks

  • Collaborative Technologies: Telemedicine, Telehealth and Home Care Delivery
  • Web-Based Clinical and Health Information Systems including Electronic Patient Records
  • Bioinformatics, Genomics, Biological Pathways and Systems Modelling
  • High Performance Computing, Communications and Next Generation Internet Initiatives
  • Public Health Information Networks, Education and Training
  • Multimedia, Virtual Reality, Visualisation, Advanced Imaging and Robotics in Medicine
  • Information Technology Issues: Standards, Security, and Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Digital Libraries, Data Mining and Distributed Computing
  • National and Global Information Infrastructure Developments

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Call for Papers

High quality original papers are solicited from interested participants in areas listed above. All papers are subject to a peer review prior to acceptance and will be published in the conference digest.

Papers can be sent to:

Swamy Laxminarayan, Conference Chair
Guttenburg Information Technology Center, Room 3900
New Jersey Institute of Technology
323 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Tel: +1-201-228-7068
Fax: +1-201-363-8986

Technical Program available as of 11-10-2000 !

Please follow the submission guidelines for information about the available equipment for paper and poster presentations.

The audience who would be most benefited by the conference includes biomedical and clinical engineers, physicians, surgeons and other health care workers, health physicists, bioinformaticists, biomedical researchers, educators, students, members of the basic science community, and anyone interested in biomedical information technology applications.