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BSN 2011 : The 8th International Conference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2011)


Conference Series : Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks
When May 23, 2011 - May 25, 2011
Where Dallas, TX
Abstract Registration Due Jan 10, 2011
Submission Deadline Jan 17, 2011
Notification Due Mar 15, 2011
Final Version Due Apr 1, 2011
Categories    sensor networks   wearable computers   body area networks   wireless health

Call For Papers

Following the successes of seven annual BSN workshops held at Imperial College in London (2004, 2005), MIT in Boston (2006), RWTH Aachen University (2007), Chinese University in Hong Kong (2008), the University of California at Berkeley (2009), and Singapore (2010), BSN 2011 will be held in Dallas, TX, at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Body Sensor Networks (BSN) technology has gained tremendous international interest in recent years from researchers both in academia and industry. With the development of innovative wearable/wireless/implantable biosensors, the applications for BSNs extend from in-vivo monitoring and intervention to everyday healthcare as well as fitness, sport, and security. This conference will address the fast-growing BSN research field, and offers participants a unique forum to discuss the key issues and innovative solutions in current BSN research. We invite submissions of novel, original, and unpublished works in (though not limited to) the following areas:

* Networking, security and wireless communications
* Smart fabrics and wearable computers
* Lower power electronics, power sources and energy harvesting
* BSN architecture and platforms
* Hardware and software development environments for BSN
* Medical applications
* Sport and leisure applications
* Sensor technology and biocompatibility
* Home monitoring and assisted living applications
* Debugging, and testing of BSN platforms and applications
* Clinical trials and experiences of BSN platforms

This year, BSN features a new submission track called Wild And Crazy Ideas (WACI). A WACI paper would present less developed, but highly innovative ideas.

We highly encourage submissions of tutorial proposal on all topics in the general areas of the BSN, especially tutorials bridging these areas, or presenting new perspectives in these areas. Proposals will be considered for half-day tutorials.

All submissions must be original, unpublished, and are not under consideration elsewhere, with the exception of internal technical reports. Submissions should be no more than 6 pages formatted to the two-column IEEE conference style for regular and WACI papers. Two page poster submissions are also welcome. All submissions will be subjected to a rigorous double-blind peer-review process. Authors must take special care not to reveal the identities. For accepted papers, at least one of the authors (with no double-counting allowed) must register for the conference by the early registration deadline in order for the paper to be included in the conference and its proceedings.

Please see the conference website ( for other details of this event.

Tutorial Proposal Due: November 30, 2010
Proposal Acceptance Notice: December 15, 2010
Paper Abstract Due: January 10, 2011
Full Paper and Poster Due: January 17, 2011
Acceptance Notice: March 15, 2011
Camera ready/Early registration: April 1, 2011

General Chair
Dinesh Bhatia, UT Dallas

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Roozbeh Jafari, UT Dallas
John Lach, Univ. of Virginia

Tutorial & Special Sessions Chair
S. Venkatesan, UT Dallas

Publicity Chair:
Hassan Ghasemzadeh, West Wireless Health Institute

Publications Chair
Gayatri Mehta, University of North Texas

Paolo Bonato, Harvard Medical School, USA
Thomas Falck, Philips Research, Achen, Germany
Steffen Leonhardt, RWTH Achen University, Germany
Joseph Paradiso, MIT, USA
Paul Wright, UC Berkeley, USA
Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College, London, UK
Eric Yeatman, Imperial College, London, UK
Yuan-Ting Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Alireza Seyedi, University of Rochester, USA
Andreas Trezis, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Anuj Batra, Texas Instrument, USA
Benny Lo, Imperial College London, UK
Bill Kaiser, UCLA, USA
Chenyang Lu, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Daniel Berckmans, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
DK Arvind, University of Edinburgh, UK
Emil Jovanov, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Gang Zhou, William & Mary, USA
Gert Cauwenberghs, UC San Diego, USA
Giancarlo Fortino, Università della Calabr, Italy
Hari Garudadri, Qualcomm, USA
John Stankovich, University of Virginia, USA
Jorg Habetha, Philips, The Netherlands
Keck-Voon Ling, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lawrence Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lei Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Leo Estevez, Texas Instrument, USA
Lorenzo Turicchia, MIT, USA
Majid Sarrafzadeh, UCLA, USA
Marco Sgroi, UC Berkeley, USA
Mark Hanson, BeClose, USA
Mongkol Ekpanyapong, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Morris Sloman, Imperial College London, UK
Nalini Venkatasubramanian, UC Irvine, USA
Paul Lukowicz, Universitat Passau, Germany
Peter Koo, Ericsson, USA
Samarjit Chakraborty, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Sandeep Gupta, Arizona State University, USA
Scott Drawer, UK Sport, UK
Steffen Leonhardt, RWTH Aachen University, USA
Steven L. Garverick, West Wireless Health Institute, USA
Thomas Lindh, KTH, Sweden
Toshiyo Tamura, Chiba University, Japan
Weng-Fai Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Winson Zhu, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Yang Hao, Queen Mary University of London, UK

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