Leuven ICT Center (LICT) workshop on ICT for Health Monitoring and AAL

LICT would like to invite you to its workshop on ICT for Health Monitoring and Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) on October 9, 2012.

Practical details

Date: Tuesday October 9, 2012
Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Location:  KU Leuven Thermotechnisch Instituut, Aud. De Tweede Hoofdwet
                   Kasteelpark Arenberg 41, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium


The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers (and other players) interested in ICT for Health in general and ICT for Health Monitoring and AAL more specifically. During this day keynote speakers will focus on topics like Brain Interfacing, Data Mining for Health Monitoring and Ambient Assisted Living. LICT research groups will inform the audience on their Health related research activities and the numerous breaks will provide many opportunies for networking amongst the participants.


(more details can be found on the LICT website)

09:00 - 09:20: Registration
09:20 - 09:30: Welcome
09:30 - 10:30: Keynote 1: "The Brain Implant Challenge – from Empirical to Engineering"
                          Louis Scheffer, HHMI, Janelia Farm Research Campus
10:30 - 11:00: Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30: LICT research in Health (part 1)
12:30 - 13:30: Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00: LICT research in Health (part 2)
15:00 - 15:30: Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:15: Keynote 2: "Moving Disease Management from the Clinic to the Patient"
                          Peter Lucas, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
16:15 - 17:00: Keynote 3: "It’s AAL about health, care & technology", Piet Verhoeve, Televic
17:00 -   ...     : Closing Reception


Participation is free of charge but advance registration is asked for via the LICT registration website by September 30.



LICT (Leuven Information and Communication Technology centre) is a cross-departmental centre within the KU Leuven (Group Science & Technology) that bundles the complementary expertise of electronic engineers, computer scientists, sociologists and law experts from the KU Leuven and its association partners that are active in the area of ICT. The mission of the centre is to "coordinate and promote top-level research on the design and application of ICT systems, both hardware and software, in support of industry and society". It currently represents about 50 professors and more than 400 researchers from multiple research groups and is organised around seven research lines: “wireless communication systems”, “mixed-signal interface systems”, “embedded systems and software”, “distributed software”, “ICT security”, “human-machine interaction” and “knowledge technologies”. (For more information see: http://www.kuleuven.be/LICT)

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