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7th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare

May 5–8, 2013 | Venice, Italy

Pervasive Healthcare Doctoral Consortium

The Doctoral Consortium offers Ph.D. students in the field of pervasive health the opportunity to engage with other doctoral students and to receive feedback from a panel of experienced scholars and practitioners. Pervasive health is a challenging and rapidly developing area of research where the exchange of ideas and discussion of concepts with other researchers provides an effective way of gaining new insights and identifying opportunities for possible collaborations. The Doctoral Consortium will allow Ph.D. students to present and reflect on their work and receive feedback from a panel of experts.

Submissions to the Doctoral Consortium should clearly state:

  • the research background
  • the specific problem the research is intended to address
  • the methodological approach adopted
  • a description of work done to date
  • expected contribution of the research
  • intended future work
  • specific issues related to doctoral research that you would like to discuss at the consortium

Submission and Review Process

Submissions (up to 4 pages) should follow the formatting and preparation criteria provided in the Authors Kit available from the conference website. Submissions should be made in .PDF format through the EasyChair submission system. Submissions will be evaluated by a panel for the following criteria: 1) relevance of the research to the field of pervasive health; and, 2) likelihood that participating in the DC will give a student the benefit (students in very early or mature stages of their dissertation research are less likely to benefit from attending the DC and will not be considered).

Important Dates

  • 15 March 2013 Submission deadline
  • 5 April 2013 Author notification
  • 12 April 2013 Camera-ready paper deadline
  • 5-8th May 2013 Conference dates

Doctoral Consortium Chairs

Aleksandra Sarcevic, Drexel University, USA Contact:

Parisa Eslambolchilar, Swansea University, UK