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1st Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering in BiH
Mar 13, 2015

1st Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering in BiH

Conference will be held from 13th to 15th of March 2015.

The 1st Conference of Medical and Biological Engineering in Bosnia and Herzegovina (CMBEBIH 2015) organized by the Bosnia and Herzegovina Medical and Biological Engineering Society in cooperation with many academic and professional partners was opened today at the International Burch University.

The first Conference in the field of medical and biological engineering in the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina is being held with the general message of CMBEBiH “Expand your horizons through biomedical engineering".

Opening ceremony was consisted of addressing as following:
- Almir Badnjević – CMBEBIH 2015 Chair
- Prof. Dr. Aljo Mujčić – President of the Scientific Committee of CMBEBIH 2015
- Prof. Dr. Mehmet Uzunoğlu – Rector of the International Burch University
- Prof. Dr. Almira Hadžović-Džuvo – Dean of Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo
*Dean was not able to be present due to professional obligations but her addressing was red
- Prof. Dr. Mirsada Hukić – Representative of Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Prof. Dr. Senaid Memić, Major of Ilidža Municipality
- Prof. Dr. Sc. Ratko Magjarević – President of International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE)

Conference Chair Almir Badnjević in his addressing greeted present rectors, deans, professors, students and guest, and thanked to all organizing partners, sponsors and participants, as well as young organizing team consisted of students. He stressed importance of CMBEBiH 2015 as an opportunity for an exchange of ideas, networking and presentation of the developments in all areas within the field of biomedical engineering.

Rector of the Burch University, Mehmet Uzunoğlu expressed his honor of being part of such important organization and participation of the International Burch University as co organizer and host. He extended his sincere congratulations to the Organizing Committee of the conference, for gathering such important and valuable world experts and speakers from Europe and the region, and getting support from international and professional instances in implementation of the unique idea of expanding horizons through biomedical engineering in Sarajevo.

Prof. Dr. Ratko Magjarevićin in his short addressing announced acceptance of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Medical and Biological Engineering Society to International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering. After this announcement, he introduced first plenary session on the topic „Challenges of biomedical Engineering – Research, Industrialization, Sustainability“.

CMBEBiH 2015 will be continued until 15th of March at the International Burch University and Faculty of Medicine of University in Sarajevo. Within the conference 13 keynote speakers will hold 68 oral presentations, 22 poster presentations and there will be 9 student workshops.

The scope of the conference is to focus on the fields of medical and biological engineering: biomedical signal processing, imaging and image processing, health informatics, e-health and telemedicine, biosensors and bioinstrumentation, biomaterials, biomechanics, robotics and minimally invasive surgery, cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine systems engineering, molecular, cellular and tissue engineering, clinical engineering and health technology assessment, biomedical engineering education. The conference will serve as a forum for researchers from the academia, medical and biological institutions and the industry.

More about the CMBEBIH can be found at its website


1st Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering in BiH