Call for Papers
Promote the development of advanced, minimally invasive surgical robots that are intelligent, sensor rich and allow seamless human interaction through multidisciplinary collaboration between the surgical and engineering community
Topics to be addressed by the symposium include, but are not limited to:
  • Clinical highlights in Urology, Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Gynaecology, ENT , Orthopaedic, and Paediatric Surgery
  • Emerging, multi-specialty applications of robotic technology
  • Medical robotics for NOTES
  • Mechatronic designs for medical robotics
  • Microbot design and applications
  • Surgical simulation, training and skills assessment
  • Human robot interaction and ergonomics
  • Surgical navigation and augmented reality systems
  • Intra-operative imaging and biophotonics for robotic surgery
  • Robotic assisted multi-scale image fusion and visualisation
  • Medical image computing and computer assisted intervention
  • Economic and general consideration of robotic surgery
Important Dates
  • 28 March 2011 Submission of abstracts
  • 10 May 2011  Acceptance of abstracts
  • 19 May 2011 Camera ready copy 
  • 19/20 June 2011  Symposium (Hamlyn Centre/Royal Geographical Society)