eHealth Grand RoundsHealth practitioners and others with health-related interests from across the globe are invited to participate in a unique opportunity this September. They can join their colleagues in a series of eHealth webinars, entitled “Grand Rounds”, coordinated by a consortium of international research and education networks. The six eHealth Grand Rounds sessions fall under the broad headings of eHealth, Child and Adolescent Health and Cardiology, and are being coordinated by the MAGIC project, and the champion, Dr Luiz Messina from the Brazilian University Telemedicine Network project (RUTE).


e-AGE2016Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organized by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN.

The e-AGE 2016 Conference announced the opening of its call for papers, presentations, participations and posters. The event, that will take place in Lebanon, Beirut, during December 1 and 2, 2016, is coming with “Ubiquity and Cohesiveness of e-Infrastructures” as its main theme.

The submissions must sent in English, the official language of the event, until the 1st of October, 2016.

Topics of interest, include, but not limited to:

  • Scientific computing and data-intensive e-Science in the scientific areas related to energy, environment, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, medicine, as well as in social sciences and humanities.
  • Perspectives on NRENs, including challenges, operation, sustainability, funding, governance, business models, security and services.
  • Problem-solving environments and access to research and education resources, repositories, libraries and contents, clouds, grids, parallel and distributed computing, and high performance computing.
  • Virtual Research Environments, Internet of Things, Science Gateways, Federation of Identities, AAI services.
  • Visualization and Virtual Reality

Since its launch in December 2010, at the League of Arab States, e-AGE goes in line with ASREN’s main objectives related to creating awareness, promoting R&E collaboration and joint activities and establishing human networks in order to facilitate collaboration and cooperation among researchers and academicians in the Arab region and the rest of the world.

To get more information on the Conference and its calls, please visit:

Remote Instrumentation - Medical ApplicationsCome and meet those using Remote Instruments for Medical Applications! The presenters will be the experts Dr.Patricia Santiago and Dr. Valverde (México), Dr. Shuji Shimizu, M.D. Ph.D. (Japan), Prof .Winston G. Mendes Davidson (Jamaica) and Dr. Michel J.F. Walravens (Belgium).

Who should Participate?

Persons working in healthcare, medical practitioners, specialists, persons interested in medical technology, researchers, academics, students and those wanting to learn more about what is possible and with what with technology.

The Webinar Objectives

  • to share the work and experiences of practitioners from around the world who conduct aspects of their medical or healthcare practice using remote instruments.

  • that participants will have a better understanding of what is possible in their own institutions and countries.

  • professional links and connections will be made and

  • that practitioners will seek and suggest ways to collaborate in order to improve healthcare delivery by sharing instruments remotely.

This webinar is hosted by the MAGIC project.

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