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54th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering - BMT 2020

This year's 54th annual conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering (BMT) will be the ideal online forum for networking and the exchange of interests between researchers, users and companies in the field of biomedical engineering.

The biomedical engineering industry is an important building block within medical research and practice. Once a year, scientists, users and experts from companies, research centers and clinics meet at the annual conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering (BMT) for a joint exchange.

In the interest of greater planning security, this year's 54th edition of the BMT will take place online from September 29th to October 1st, 2020. The planned "Leipzig Model" particularly includes the perspective of clinicians in the scientific program. The conference presidents are Prof. Dr. Andreas Melzer and Prof. Dr. Thomas Neumuth from the Innovation Center for Computer-Assisted Surgery (ICCAS) of the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig, which organizes the event together with the German Society for Biomedical Engineering (DGBMT).

Artificial intelligence (AI), personalized medicine and the new European Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) are among the main topics of the conference. Parallel tracks on all topics of the biomedical engineering industry are organized in close cooperation with the technical committees of the DGBMT in order to show the current status of key technologies, scientific developments and new fields of innovation. In order to increase the clinical input, doctors will accompany the tracks and give lectures from practice. Furthermore, cooperation with related specialist societies, such as the German Society for Urology (DGU), the German Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine, Head and Neck Surgery (DGHNO), the German Society for Medical Physics (DGMP) and the German Society for Endoscopy and Imaging (DGE-BV), enrich the program. Industry and science present their latest developments at the accompanying virtual trade exhibition. In addition, the topics of the canceled Active Assisted Living (AAL) Congress will be integrated into the BMT program.

On September 28, 2020, the day before the conference, the "Young Forum BMT" will take place, which is aimed at students, young professionals and doctoral candidates and focuses on the active exchange between young technicians, computer scientists and doctors or physicians.

Interested parties from the University of Leipzig are very welcome! We look forward to the BMT 2020 online conference and hope that the new online format will promote the important exchange of knowledge.

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Source: Press release from the University of Leipzig

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