CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Join us at Med-e-Tel 2014 (9-11 April 2014) - 12th edition - and actively
participate in the educational and information program of seminars,
workshops, demonstrations and interactive panel discussions on eHealth,
Telemedicine and ICT applications in medicine, health and social care.
Med-e-Tel is the official event of the International Society for
Telemedicine & eHealth (www.isfteh.org), the international
federation of national associations who represent their country's
Telemedicine and eHealth stakeholders. Supported by a wide
range of other national and international associations and institutions as
well, this three day meeting and networking event brings together
stakeholders and leading experts from around the world to present and share
recent achievements and developments in the field.
We encourage you especially to submit presentation proposals that focus on research outcomes showing clinical/medical benefits, cost benefits, quality of life benefits, or that focus on practical experiences from clinician, care provider, patient/user, payor, or public health perspectives!
The areas covered in the Med-e-Tel 2014 conference program include
(but are not strictly limited to):
- Ageing well and ageing services technologies
- Benefits of open source software
- Bio-informatics and bio-medical technologies
- Disease management and patient compliance
- eHealth and telemedicine implementation in low resource
- eHealth economics
- eHealth integration into routine medical practice
- eHealth master plan development for developing
- eLearning, distance education
- Electronic health records, personal health records
- Evidence based telemedicine/telehealth
- Facilitating collaboration among existing projects and
- Health and wellness promotion
- Legal and ethical aspects
- Market trends
- Medical informatics
- Mobile healthcare
- Opportunities for and barriers to eHealth and telemedicine
- Reimbursement issues
- Remote patient monitoring, homecare applications
- Secure data transmission, privacy issues
- Smart homes and independent living
- Standardization and interoperability
- Strategies for the future
- Telecommunication and wireless technologies for
- Telemedicine applications in cardiology, dermatology,
radiology, wound care, and other medical disciplines
- Telemental health
- Telenursing and nursing informatics
- Telepsychology, telepsychiatry
- Telerehabilitation, cybertherapy
- User needs, user centered design
- Venture capital and investment opportunities
- Women and eHealth
- and more...
Abstract submissions on the above and other relevant topics for inclusion
into the Med-e-Tel conference program are welcome. As indicated, we especially encourage
contributions on practical experiences and research activities providing
evidence for the efficiency, effectiveness and user acceptance of
telemedicine and eHealth applications, as well as presentations of
successful business cases and projects. Through the presentations, the expo
and the extensive networking opportunities, attendees will have unmatched
possibilities to gather the latest news from leaders in the field and to
establish new professional relationships.
The conference program is spread over the three days of the event. Click here for a general
schedule. A more detailed schedule will become available towards early
The Scientific Committee is an independent advisory body. Its task is to maintain the quality of the scientific content of Med-e-Tel 2014. It is also responsible for the balanced scientific program.
The members of the Scientific Committee were selected on the basis of their scientific competencies and expertise.
Malina Jordanova (Bulgaria)
Frank Lievens (Belgium)
Abdel-Badeeh Salem (Egypt)
Alexandra Monteiro (Brazil)
Andrey Selkov (Russia)
Claudia Bartz (USA)
Elena Karchenova (Russia)
Guillermo Fernando Rodriguez Restrepo (Colombia)
Liezl van Dyk (South Africa)
Saroj Mishra (India)
Click here for
the online abstract submission form and follow the guidelines (note:
text of the abstract should be limited to max. 2200 characters (incl.
spaces), plain text only, no images or tables, no bullets, etc.). All
abstracts should be submitted using this online form. Abstract submission
deadline is January 19, 2014.
Presentations are only in English and can be done either orally or as
posters. If you prefer to submit a poster presentation please indicate this
at the end of the abstract submission form.
For oral presentations, each author will have 10 minutes to present plus 4
minutes for Q&A. A computer (running on Windows, with Microsoft
PowerPoint) will be available in the conference rooms (if you are using
other presentation software, please contact the organizers before
March 10, 2014). Once your abstract has been accepted, your PowerPoint
presentation should be submitted by the deadline of 31 March 2014 and will
be uploaded in advance onto the conference room computers.
If you prefer to present your submission as a poster, click here
for the poster preparation instructions. You can also download a poster template.
Accepted abstracts will be published on the Med-e-Tel website one month
prior to the event.
Full papers of accepted abstracts will be published (if received by
the deadline date of February 9, 2014 and if at least one of the co-authors
has registered and paid the registration fee by the deadline of February 9,
2014) in the Med-e-Tel 2014 Proceedings (CD-ROM) that will be available by
the time of the event, and also in the book "Global Telemedicine and
eHealth Updates: Knowledge Resources, Vol. 7" if approved anonymously
by independent reviewers.
Click here for full paper submission guidelines.
In addition, PowerPoint presentations will also be published on the
Med-e-Tel website after the event.
19 January 2014
Abstract submission deadline (extended)
24 January 2014
Notification of acceptance
9 February 2014
Deadline for camera-ready submission of full text papers
9 February 2014
Deadline for registration and payment for speakers
Click here for
31 March 2014
Deadline for submitting PowerPoint presentations
9-11 April 2014
- There is a special registration fee for
- Maximum two presentations are allowed per one registration
- Abstracts can only be accepted and included in the final
program if at least one author has registered and paid by the indicated
deadline date for participation at Med-e-Tel 2014.
- If a speaker has registered and paid but due to unforeseen
circumstances is not able to actually participate in Med-e-Tel 2014, event
materials can only be sent upon request and with additional shipping costs
at charge of the speaker.
For further information about Med-e-Tel, to register, for information about
special hotel deals, and more, please browse the other sections of this
For questions regarding the submission of abstracts and the educational
program, please feel free to contact Dr. Malina Jordanova, Educational
Program Coordinator, tel: +359 2 979 32 02, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For general information regarding Med-e-Tel and sponsorship/exhibition
opportunities, please contact Frederic Lievens, International Coordinator,
tel: +32 2 269 84 56, mobile: +32 478 59 36 99, fax: +32 2 269 79 53, or
We look forward to welcoming you to Luxembourg in April 2014 for the 12th
annual Med-e-Tel event!
Educational Program Coordinator