Important dates
Paper Submission: February 28, 2010 (500-1000 words abstract or full-length paper maximum of 5 pages) 
Acceptance Notification: April 30, 2010 
Camera-ready paper: May 14, 2010
International Workshop on “Ubiquitous Healthcare and Welfare Services and Supporting Technologies (UBI-HEALTH’10)” provides an international 
forum for presenting and discussing the latest services, technologies and research in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) 
assisted healthcare and well-being (H&W).
 UBI-HEALTH’10 is also important international forum for e-Health associated cooperative bodies such as ITU, WHO and APEC, particularly for 
Ubiquitous Healthcare Initiative for Ageing Societies. In addition to the technical papers to be selected by the Technical Program Committee, 
the program will include distinguish keynote speakers focusing on burning topics of e-Health. Note that UBI-HEALTH’10 is arranged concurrently 
with Shanghai World Expo 2010 that allows conference visitors to enjoy both events!
Participants include clinicians, hospital administrators, IT professionals, researchers, educators, solutions vendors, device manufacturers, system 
designers, integrators and consultants.
Authors are invited to submit papers presenting new research related to the theory or practice of remote and on-site H&W of the following main 
topics (not limited to): 
o    remote and local healthcare;
o    well-being;
o    health informatics;
o    bio-informatics;
o    public safety systems;
o    socio-economic studies;
o    techno-economic studies;
o    H&W sensors, circuits and systems;
o    fusion of traditional Chinese medicare and western medicare;
o    e-Health;
o    ageing related services and technologies;
o    pandemics and biosecurity;
o    services and technologies of developing countries;
o    global developments;
o    intelligent knowledge management;
o    associated Internet services (as web 2.0+) and technologies;
o    telecommunication solutions;
o    diagnosing tools;
o    H&W monitoring/alarm techniques.
In these areas your paper may focus for instance to the following themes:
o    user-centric design;
o    analytical and simulation techniques;
o    experimental systems and field operational testing;
o    information collection and dissemination; 
o    activities and status of planned and ongoing projects;
o    deployment strategies and predictions;
o    standardization efforts and problems.

All papers must be original work. Presenting authors of accepted papers will be required to register for the workshop in order to secure that their paper 
is included in the workshop proceedings. All papers will be peer reviewed by the Scientific Committee, which reserves the right to accept or reject 
abstracts for inclusion in the workshop program. Each Corresponding Author (the author that submits the paper, will attend the workshop to present 
the paper and is responsible for communicating with the workshop Organizers and the paper’s co-authors) is limited to maximum of three submissions 
for the workshop.
 Authors are invited to submit full papers in English of not more than 5 pages (including figures, tables & references) or 500-1000 words abstract in 
IEEE double-column format. Submissions must present original work that has not been previously published, and is not under submission elsewhere. 
Submissions should use the general IEEE template with the minimum font size of 12 points. All papers must include a title, complete contact information 
for all authors, and keywords on the cover page. The corresponding author should be identified clearly. In summary, the submission procedure 
runs as follows:
1.     Create and format your manuscript (s) by following IEEE guidelines; Template and Instructions on How to Create Your 
Paper: (DOC, 92KB)
2.     Papers follow IEEE PDF specification for compatibility. Therefore convert your file into PDF-format.

NOTE: Turn off all PDF security features. Your PDF-file must be editable & to facilitate commenting.
3.     Submit your MANUSCRIPT via EDAS system ( in PDF format.
NOTE: Please be aware that at least one full registration per accepted paper is mandatory to include the paper in the proceedings of the workshop. 
A paper without registered authors will be withdrawn.
Papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format by January 31, 2010 via EDAS-system.



The workshop proceedings will be published in IEEE Xplore and indexed in relevant databases. Authors of selected outstanding papers will be
Invited to submit extended versions of their papers for consideration of publication in a Special Journal Issue.


Further information
For further and up-to-date information, please visit workshop official website:
For any question and proposal, please sent emails to



Fudan University

Nordic Centre, Fudan University

Peking University

Helsinki University of Technology


Finnish Society of Medical Physics and Medical Engineering

Finnish Academy of Science

Karolinska Institutet

IEEE Finnish Section




The nordic centre

The Nordic Centre is a joint venture between Fudan University and 26 Nordic universities and research institutions to facilitate research cooperation, students exchange and collaboration with Shanghai based Nordic companies and national representations. The Nordic Centre is located at Fudan University in Shanghai. Current members:


China: Fudan University; Denmark: Aalborg UniversityCopenhagen Business SchoolUniversity of AarhusUniversity of Copenhagen; Finland: Hanken School of Economics Helsinki School of Economics & Business AdministrationHelsinki University of TechnologyUniversity of HelsinkiUniversity of JoensuuUniversity of KuopioUniversity of TurkuUniversity of Tampere; Iceland: University of Iceland ; Norway: Norwegian School of Management BINorwegian School of Economics & Business AdministrationNorwegian University of Science & TechnologyUniversity of BergenUniversity of Oslo; Sweden: Karolinska InstitutetLund UniversityRoyal Institute of TechnologyStockholm UniversityUppsala UniversityUmeå UniversityUniversity of Gothenburg; Nordic: NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.