NetHealth Workshop

Workshop Date: Friday, 11 January 2019

Theme: Networking Humanitarian Technology for Healthcare

Network Health is a yearly conference that offers everyone in the healthcare system a platform to connect, share and learn. This years NetHealth is focused solely on bringing together a multi-disciplinary audience from across the healthcare spectrum to share their ideas and break the conventional silos that exist in this field.

The common factor that binds all stakeholders together is advancements and progress in this burgeoning field and in that vein Net Health will include session centred around ground breaking research, healthcare innovators and their inventions as well as veteran healthcare practitioners focused on value based healthcare.

This day long workshop is meant for anyone within the sphere of healthcare, be it clinicians, medical students, engineers, designers, innovators, policy makers etc.

Tentative Agenda

9:00 to 10:00 Paper Presentation on Humanitarian Technology for Healthcare
10:00 to 11:00 Innovation Demos
11:00 to 11:30 Discussion over Tea / Coffee
11:30 to 12:30 Panel Discussion on “What Clinicians are looking for and what Engineers can solve in improving Healthcare”
12:30 to 13:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 to 14:30 Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
14:30 to 15:30 Blockchain Use case in improving Healthcare
15:30 to 16:00 Discussion over Tea / Coffee
16:00 to 17:00 Paper Presentation on Humanitarian Technology for Healthcare
17:00 onwards Young Professionals Meetup - Networking Cocktail Mixer

Young Professional meetup will engage members and volunteers of IEEE Bangalore Section working in Healthcare Technology and Humanitarian Technology. The main focus is providing networking opportunities, where members can expand their personal and professional networks. This meet-up is organized in conjunction with COMSNETS - NETHEALTH 2019 workshop.

17:00 – 18:00 Icebreaking event and high tea Where the wind blows
18:00 – 18:15 Bangalore Section YP A brief talk about Bangalore section YPand its past, present and future activities
18:15 – 19:00 Fun Group events Pictionary/Minute to win it games
19:00 – 20:00 Goodies to the best performers and winners and feedback session Award Ceremony for Best papers and Best Innovation
20:00 onwards Dinner with some light music Music

We invite research papers, research demos, product presentations and position papers that present novel ideas with the aim to network with individuals, Clinicians, Academicians Engineers, companies, etc working in support of healthcare, and which are likely to invoke thoughtful discussion at the workshop.

There are bursaries available for student presenters but have to submit before the deadline of the paper.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions must be no greater than 6 pages in length including all figures, tables, and references and must be a PDF file. A minimum number of 3 pages are required.
  • All papers must be electronically submitted via the NetHealth Workshop submission site on EDAS.
  • Reviews will be single-blind: authors name and affiliation should be included in the submission.
  • Submissions must follow the formatting guidelines as given on IEEE Website.
  • Authors of accepted papers are expected to register and present their papers at the workshop.
  • Submissions must be original work not under review at any other workshop, conference, or journal.

Submission Link

Go to the EDAS new paper submission page for the workshop:

Important Deadlines

Paper Submission 19th October 2018
Notification of Acceptance 30th November 2018
Camera-ready Submission 14th December 2018
Workshop Date 11th January 2019

Technical Programme Committee Members

  1. Dr Manish Arora, IISc, India
  2. Dr Jagdish Chaturvedi, HiiiH Innovations Pvt Ltd, India
  3. Nitesh Kumar Jangir, Founder, Coeo Labs
  4. Vibhav Joshi, CEO, Sattva MedTech
  5. Pooja Kadambi, InnAccel, India
  6. Dr Dayaprasad G Kulkarni, Aarogya Seva, USA
  7. Shaunak Patel, InnAccel, India
  8. Dr Shyam Vasudeva Rao, EHE health, India
  9. Dr H N Suma, BMSCE, India
  10. A Vijayarajan, InnAccel, India

Tentative Speakers

  1. Giridhar Baliga, Beckman Coulter Diagnositcs
  2. Raghuram Janapareddy, Naasscom COE IOT, India
  3. Dr Dhruv Joshi, Cloud Physician, India
  4. Dr Geetha Manjunath, Niramai, India
  5. Dr Tony Raj, St Johns Research Institute, India
  6. Dr Anthony Robert, St Johns Hospital, India
  7. Dr Sharan Srinivasan, Neurocare, India
  8. Vivek Tiwari, MedicaBazzar, India

Workshop Co-Chairs

Dr. Rohan Dsouza

Dr. Rohan Dsouza

InnAccel, India

Abhishek Appaji

Abhishek Appaji

B.M.S College of Engineering, India

Workshop Sponsors