[TYPES/announce] Last call for papers (Deadline 14th February): Medical CPS'16 - 7th International Workshop on Medical Cyber Physical System

Ezio Bartocci ezio.bartocci at tuwien.ac.at
Fri Feb 5 17:58:14 EST 2016

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                            CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

                                    Medical CPS'16 

     7th International Workshop on Medical Cyber Physical System

                           http://workshop.medcps.org <http://workshop.medcps.org/>
                          Vienna, Austria, 11 April 2016

                          Hosted at CPS Week 2016

                        http://www.cpsweek.org/2016/ <http://www.cpsweek.org/2016/>


The Medical CPS workshop provides a forum for the presentation of research and development covering all aspects of High Confidence Medical Devices, Software, and Systems (HCMDSS), which is essential to support innovative, networked Medical Device (MD) systems to improve safety and efficiency in health care. The past five workshops have enjoyed a healthy participation of 35-40 attendees, and have provided a working forum for medical device specialists, including researchers,
developers, and caregivers, from clinical environments, industry, research laboratories, academia, and government with the goal of advancing science, technology, and practice to overcome crucial issues with medical devices, software, and systems and challenges facing the design, manufacture, certification, and use of medical devices. This workshop features medical device and clinical experts from all over the world.

The topics to be covered in the workshop will range across all aspects of medical device software modeling and synthesis for safety, assurance, security and control, including but not limited to:

High Confidence Medical Device Software Development & Assurance: Component-based methodologies; design and implementation, verification, validation and testing; robustness and fault-tolerance; system integration and interoperability of heterogeneous systems; closed-loop control; systems of systems; requirements solicitation and capture; clinical data management, and data security

Modeling & Simulation of operational scenarios: modelling of failures in medical devices; caregivers, and patients behaviour modeling; high fidelity organ/patient models for design & testing; Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic (PK-PD) models; machine learning models

Embedded, Real-Time, Networked HCMDSS: Architecture, platform, middleware, resource management, QoS (Quality of Service) in HCMDSS, dynamic interoperation in HCMDSS, including MD PnP (Plug-and-Play) operation, distributed control

Enabling Technologies for Future Medical Devices: telemedicine, biosensor technologies,  implantable devices, energy harvesting and remote powering devices, medical ultrasound systems, robotic surgery, physiologic signal QoS (Quality of Service)

Medical practice: User-centric design; use & misuse of MD; risk understanding, and management of failures; medical guidelines and regulations

Certification of HCMDSS and MD Interoperability:  Regulatory fundamentals, laws, CE marking, FDA approval, pre-clinical testing, clinical evaluation, regulations applicability, incremental certification, role of design tools, approval of non-deterministic and self-adaptive MD systems

Invited Speakers
Stefan Schlichting <http://www.draeger-msi.de/home/?L=1>, Dräger Safety MSI Gmb, Germany
Scott. A. Smolka <http://www3.cs.stonybrook.edu/%7Esas/>, Stony Brook University, USA
Pietro Valdastri <http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/me/faculty-staff/pietro-valdastri.php>, Vanderbilt University, USA

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit papers by February 14th, 2016 (short papers 4-6 pages, full papers 8 -10 pages) and posters by March 15th, 2016.

Submit your papers via EasyChair - https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=medicalcps2016 <https://www.dmanalytics2.com/click?u=https%3A%2F%2Feasychair.org%2Fconferences%2F%3Fconf%3Dmedicalcps2016&i=5&d=UZxmXdb5QOCqj2YhtzXniw&e=ezio.bartocci%40tuwien.ac.at&a=mtxBOtGjTESuvWQ8SvX8uA>

Authors should prepare their papers using LaTeX and the ACM style file. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this workshop.

Accepted papers will be published in the SIGBED Review newsletter. By submitting to the workshop the authors are granting permission for ACM to publish in print and digital formats for the newsletter and the ACM archive. Note that the copyright remains with authors.

Important Dates
February 14th, 2016,  Submission Deadline (Papers)
March 15th, 2016, Submission Deadline (Posters)
March 1st, 2016, Notification
March 17th, 2016, Camera Submission Due
April 11th, 2016, Workshop
PC co-Chairs
Ezio Bartocci <http://www.eziobartocci.com/>, TU Wien, Austria
Martin Leucker <https://www.isp.uni-luebeck.de/leucker>, University of Lübeck, Germany

Program Committee
David Arney <http://www.mdpnp.org/team.html>, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Ezio Bartocci <http://www.eziobartocci.com/>, TU Wien, Austria
Marco Beccani, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Luca Bortolussi <http://www.bortolussi.dmg.units.it/>, University of Trieste, Italy
Flavio H. Fenton <http://thevirtualheart.org/FentonCherry/fenton.html>, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Martin Leucker <https://www.isp.uni-luebeck.de/leucker>, University of Lübeck, Germany
Philip T Moore <https://sites.google.com/site/pmoorebio/>, Lanzhou University, China
Nicola Paoletti <https://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/people/nicola.paoletti/>, University of Oxford, UK
Scott. A. Smolka <http://www3.cs.stonybrook.edu/%7Esas/>, Stony Brook University, USA
Oleg Sokolsky <http://www.cis.upenn.edu/%7Esokolsky/>, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Volker Turau <http://www.ti5.tu-harburg.de/staff/turau/>, Hamburg Universtity of Technology, Germany
Pietro Valdastri <http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/me/faculty-staff/pietro-valdastri.php>, Vanderbilt University, USA
Krishna Venkatasubramanian <http://hibou.cs.wpi.edu/%7Ekven/wordpress/>, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA

Steering Committee
Julian M. Goldman <http://www.juliangoldman.info/>, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA
Paul Jones <http://www.sgul.ac.uk/research-profiles-a-z/paul-jones>, Food and Drug Administration, USA
Insup Lee <http://www.cis.upenn.edu/%7Elee/home/home/index.shtml>, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Sandy Weininger <http://cps-vo.org/node/4507>, Food and Drug Administration, USA

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