IEEE Symposium on: Computational Intelligence in Healthcare and e-health(IEEE CICARE' 17)


Introduction/ Overview

IEEE CICARE 2017 is the first Symposium of its kind, established since 2013, that brings together leading research and clinical scientists, engineers, practitioners, technology and solution providers to discuss state-of-the-art in theory and practice of computational intelligence, for addressing the growing scale and complexity of real-world healthcare and e-health problems. The Symposium will also feature Panel discussions to outline future research directions and challenges in this emerging multi-disciplinary field.

IEEE CICARE 2017 is being held as part of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI’2017), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA from Nov. 27 to Dec 1, 2017. The IEEE SSCI is a flagship annual international conference on computational intelligence sponsored by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.

Topics of interest include:

  • Big Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Multimodal data analysis
  • Ontology Driven Knowledge Management
  • Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Privacy and Security
  • Personalized, Preventative and Prognostic (e)healthcare
  • Social Media
  • Gamification and Medical Education
  • Assisted Living and Assistive Technologies
  • Biosensors and Sensor Networks
  • Telemedicine
  • Grid computing
  • Interoperability
  • Medical and clinical Informatics
  • Confidentiality and Data Security
  • Wearable Devices for e-health
  • Semantic Interoperability
  • Cognitive Informatics
  • Affective Computing
  • Human-Machine Interfaces
  • ICT, Ageing and Disability
  • Mobile technologies for Healthcare applications (m-Health)
  • Evaluation and usability
  • Healthcare Knowledge Management and Information Systems
  • Personal e-Health Records and Standards
  • Pervasive Health Systems and Services
  • Computer Vision
  • Pattern recognition and Machine Learning
  • Public Health
  • Integrating genetics with e- and m-health
  • Therapeutic and Rehabilitation approaches
  • Other emerging topics in e-health and healthcare

Submission Deadline: 2nd July 2017

Information about Chairs

General Co-Chairs

  • Amir Hussain , University of Stirling, Scotland Email:

  • Aziz Sheikh , University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Email:

  • Newton Howard , Oxford University, UK Email:

Honorary Chair

  • Warner Slack , Clinical Informatics Division, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA



Program co-Chairs

  • Muhammad A. Imran , University of Glasgow, UK

  • Junaid Qadir, Information Technology University, Lahore, Pakistan

  • Jonathan Wu , University of Windsor, Canada



Publicity Chairs

  • Rajib Rana , University of Southern Queensland, Australia

  • Mubashir H. Rehmani , COMSATS Institute of IT, Pakistan

  • Bin Luo , Anhui University, China

  • Al-Sakib K. Pathan, Southeast University, Bangladesh



Special Session Chair

  • M. Mujeeb-U-Rahman , Integrated Medical Sensors (USA) & Information Technology University, Lahore, Pakistan



Symposium Secretary

  • Kamran Farooq, Microsoft UK Email:



Assistant Secretary

  • Mandar Gogate, Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK Email:



Industry Liaison Chair

  • Zeeshan Malik, eBay, Canada