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“Innovation, Development, and Challenges in Brain Computer Interface and Healthcare Technologies”

This 2024 International Conference on Brain Computer Interface & Healthcare Technologies (iCon-BCIHT) (Conference Record Number-63907) establishes a focus on practical applications of theory and methodologies, to analyze state-of-the-art developments, open problems and future trends leading to Health Care Technologies, Assistive Technologies, Space applications, and decoding of brain signals using Brain Computer Interface Technologies. The conference also aims to bring together worldwide leading researchers from industry and academia, to present & exchange their ideas, applications, and innovative techniques in the field. It allows delegates to address issues on Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) research and application. The recent convergence of healthcare technologies, assistive technologies, space technologies and BCI innovations has unlocked exciting possibilities for transforming the way we approach healthcare and improving the lives of individuals with neurological conditions. Exploring the “Innovation, Development and Challenges in Health Care and Brain Computer Interface” conference will bring together experts, researchers, and enthusiasts to explore the latest developments in these fields and discuss their potential impact on healthcare and the lives of individuals.
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CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED COMPUTING (C-DAC)

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is the premier R&D organization of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics, and associated areas. Different areas of C-DAC, had originated at different times, many of which came out as a result of identification of opportunities.

GMCT, Thiruvananthapuram

The Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram(the capital of Kerala), India. Founded in 1951, The college has a good clinical record. The college is one of 15 across India to be connected through the National Knowledge Commission's National Knowledge Network to integrate its knowledge base with the global scientific community.

SCTIMST,Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) is an Institution of National Importance under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

IIST,Thiruvananthapuram

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), situated at Thiruvananthapuram is a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. IIST functions as an autonomous body under the Department of Space, Government of India.


Call for Papers

Method for Submission

  • Submission of manuscript allowed through “Conference Management Tool” (CMT) of Microsoft.
  • Page Limit: Min 6 Pages and Max 8 pages in IEEE format.
  • For any queries on submission, please contact: Technical Program Committee Chair csmani@cdac.in.

Language

  • The official language of the Conference is English.
  • All the camera-ready manuscripts should be submitted in English.
  • Presentations should be made in English.

Proceedings and Publications

  • All registered and presented papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore.
  • All accepted papers presented during the conference will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference.

Review

  • The iconbci-2024 conference employs a double-blind peer-review system.
  • Reviewers' feedback determines whether papers are accepted, rejected, or accepted pending revisions.
  • The committee utilizes plagiarism detection tools to assess submitted papers for originality.

Presentation

  • Authors are advised to store their presentation materials on a USB drive.
  • Conference venues are equipped with data projectors connected to PCs.
  • The use of personal laptops is not permitted.

Paper Presentation

  • Conference will be hosted in hybrid mode.
  • If a paper accepted for inclusion in the IEEE proceedings is not presented at the conference, all authors of the paper will be ineligible to submit papers to future conferences organized by the same organizers.

Policy

If a paper is found to be unoriginal, not the authors' own work, submitted elsewhere, or a duplicate of another paper, it will be promptly removed. Even copying from the authors' own previous work is prohibited.

Plagiarism checks may occur at any stage from submission to publication. The Publisher retains the right to exclude any papers deemed unsuitable for publication. Plagiarism is strictly prohibited and violations will result in rejection by the organizers/publishers.

Authors are accountable for any issues related to the quality of their work, including plagiarism, citation errors, and delays in the review process.

Registration fees are non-refundable after the conference deadline, and organizers are not liable for payment gateway charges. All accepted and registered papers must be finalized by the authors before submission, and any errors or changes thereafter are the authors' responsibility. Organizers/editors are not accountable for unwanted content, errors, or changes during the camera-ready submission process.

Guidelines for Papers

Paper Submission Guidelines

Technical papers describing original, previously unpublished papers are solicited in all areas described above. The template for the conference is available at:

Animated Click Here * Review Papers are not accepted.

The maximum page limit is six pages, including references. Do not include an author biography at the end. If additional pages are necessary, up to 8 pages are permitted subject to an extra payment of Rs. 500 ($25) per additional page.

Authors are invited to submit papers through Microsoft’s Conference Management Toolkit (CMT). All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed based on their quality and relevance.

Guidelines for Authors

The authors are invited to submit full papers up to 6 pages through:Animated Click Here

After logging to the Conference Management System, please click on the “Create new submission” tab and follow the instructions. The Title of the paper and the Abstract are to be entered separately, along with the full paper.

Accepted and presented papers of ‘2024 International Conference on Brain Computer Interface & Healthcare Technologies (iCon-BCIHT)’ will be submitted for publication in the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library .

In order to be acceptable for publication submissions must make a new contribution to the scientific community. All submissions are processed through Crossref Similarity Check (iThenticate) to screen for plagiarism.

Foreign authors will be permitted to present in online mode.

The maximum page limit is six pages, including references. Do not include an author biography at the end. If additional pages are necessary, up to 8 pages are permitted subject to an extra payment of Rs. 500 ($25) per additional page.

Once the authors receive the acceptance notification, log on to Microsoft CMT Website and upload the Camera ready paper, generate e-copyright form and then upload the e-copyright form. Authors also need to do the registration in the link provided in the conference website.

Instructions for Camera Ready Paper Submission

  • Step 1: Final Camera-ready paper preparation
  • Please follow the IEEE two-column A4 size standard conference format for preparing your final manuscript. For more details, please visit the IEEE Templates page: IEEE Templates .

    Revised Version: Revise your paper based on reviewers’ comments/suggestions. The reviewer’s comments are available on the same Microsoft paper management site: Reviewer Comments

    The maximum page limit is six pages, including references. Do not include an author biography at the end. If additional pages are necessary, up to 8 pages are permitted subject to an extra payment of Rs. 500 ($25) per additional page.

    Similarity with other papers should be low (a similarity index below 25% is acceptable for publication). The maximum file size allowed is 3 MB, and the file format should be PDF (.pdf) without encryption or passwords.

    Authors are responsible for ensuring that the reviewers’ and meta-reviewers’ comments have been addressed in the final manuscript.

  • Step 2: IEEE Copyright Notice
  • An appropriate copyright notice is to appear at the bottom of the first page of each paper. Replace the copyright notice in the camera-ready paper template with the correct copyright notice as follows:

    For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: “U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright.”

    For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: “979-8-3503-8168-9/24/$31.00 ©2024 Crown.”

    For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: “979-8-3503-8168-9/24/$31.00©2024 European Union.”

    For all other papers, the copyright notice is: “979-8-3503-8168-9/24/$31.00 ©2024 IEEE.”

  • Step 3: PDF eXpress check
  • After revising your paper, pass it through PDF eXpress using conference ID (63907X) at the following URL: PDF eXpress. If you do not have an account, click on the link “New Users – Click here” and provide your information (email address and password).

  • Step 4: Camera-ready Paper Submission
  • Submit the final version of the paper (after passing it through PDF eXpress check) through the author console in CMT. Please note that you are expected to retain the original paper’s title in the final version, and the author list cannot be changed in the final manuscript. You should rename this exact file to confirm to the following naming convention:iCon-BCIHT_paperID.pdf, where paper ID is the Microsoft CMT paper id.

  • Step 5: Submission of the copyright form
  • IMPORTANT : Ensure that all authors have registered in CMT with their correct names and contact emails. IEEE e-copyright takes information from CMT, and any discrepancies with the names mentioned in the paper may result in the submission being removed from the conference publication and not uploaded to IEEE Xplore. Submitting e-copyright is a one-time process and cannot be corrected. For corrections, authors must contact IEEE directly; the conference cannot assist in this regard. After uploading the final camera-ready paper (which must have passed PDF Check in IEEE PDF eXpress), click on the ‘Submit IEEE Copyright Form’ link to access the IEEE Copyright Form Submission CMT page. Click on the IEEE copyright website link. You will be redirected to the IEEE eCF site to submit the copyright form. After completing the IEEE copyright form and copyright agreements, you will have the option to download the completed IEEE Copyright Form (the corresponding author will also receive the copyright form via email). Please upload it to the same page in CMT or use the ‘drop files here’ menu. The corresponding author may submit the copyright form for all the authors of the paper.

Speakers

Mr. Kalai Selvan A
Director
CDAC Thiruvananthapuram
Mr. Subodh P S
Group Head, Health Technology Group
CDAC Thiruvananthapuram
Mr. Simon Skaria
Founder & CTO Vieu - USA, Former Director of Product Engineering - HoloLens and Azure AI
Microsoft
Dr. Vijayan K Asari
Professor
University of Dayton, USA
Dr. Suresh Devasahayam
Professor
IIT, Jammu
Professor Michael Thaut
Professor
University of Toronto

Important Dates

Call for Papers
6th June 2024
Paper Submission Deadline
30th July 2024
Notification of Acceptance
30th September 2024
Registration
15th October 2024
Final Camera-ready Paper
05th November 2024
Conference Dates
19th , 20th December 2024

Registration

Focused Area - Not limited to...

  • Brain-Computer Interface in Clinical Practice.
  • Standardization in BCI Technologies.
  • Neuroimaging Techniques and Brain Mapping.
  • Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies using BCI.
  • Neurofeedback and Mental Health Applications.
  • Artificial Intelligence for BCI Technologies.
  • Big data, AI & Data Analytics in Health Systems.
  • Signal Processing and Image Processing based Health Systems.
  • IOT in Health Systems.
  • Imaging system in Health Technology.
  • Computer visualisation and Simulation in Health care.

Registration Guidelines

  • At least one of the authors of each accepted paper must register for the conference for the paper to be included in the conference proceedings and published through IEEE Xplore.
  • Full registration includes the registration of one paper.
  • Additional author registrations for the same paper come with an additional fee of 2000 INR/50 USD per head, irrespective of category.
  • The maximum length of the paper is 6 pages including references.

Registration Fees

* An additional INR 1000 will be charged for co-authors/attendees who opt for the Gala Dinner .

Bank Details

Authors need to pay the registration fee only after the paper has been accepted.
After the payment, please fill the google formAnimated Click Here with required details like Bank details,Transaction ID, Paper ID and Paper Title.

Call for Reviewers

We are excited to announce the " 2024 International Conference on Brain Computer Interface & Healthcare Technologies(iCon-BCIHT)", which will be held from 19 to 20 December in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. As we aim to ensure the high quality and integrity of the conference proceedings, we are seeking experienced and knowledgeable reviewers like you to be part of our esteemed review committee. As a reviewer for iCon-BCIHT 2024, you will play an important role in evaluating and providing constructive feedback on the submissions within your area of expertise. Your expertise and insights will contribute significantly to the selection of the most innovative and impactful research for presentation at the conference. Reviewer Responsibilities: Conducting thorough and impartial reviews of assigned manuscripts within the provided deadline. Evaluating the clarity, originality, and significance of the research presented. Providing constructive and detailed feedback to authors to help improve the quality of their work. Ensuring confidentiality and adhering to the conference's code of ethics. If you are interested in joining our review committee, kindly submit your application by 31st July via the form application. We look forward to your participation and contributions to the success of iCon-BCIHT 2024. Thank you for considering our invitation, and we hope to have the pleasure of working with you.

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Organizing Committee

  • Honorary Chairs
  • Mrs. Sunita Verma | Scientist G | Group Coordinator, MeitY
  • Mr. Manoj K Jain | Scientist F | MeitY
  • Patron
  • Mr. Magesh E | DG | CDAC
  • Advisory Committee
  • Mr. Kalai Selvan A |Director |CDAC
  • Mr. Naveen Jain | Director | CDAC ,Delhi
  • Dr. Koruthu P Varughese | IEEE LMAG India Council
  • Dr. Jaison Mathew | IEEE Kerala Chapter
  • Dr. Biju K | IEEE MCE Secretary
  • General Chairs
  • Mr. Devanand P | Scientist F | CDAC
  • Organizing Secretary
  • Mr. Binu P J | Scientist E | CDAC
  • Organizing Co Chairs
  • Mr. Byju N B | Scientist E | CDAC
  • Mr. Sarath S Nair | SCTIMST
  • Dr. Praveen Panicker | Govt. Medical College, TVM
  • TPC chairs
  • Dr. Manoj B S | Professor and Associate Dean | IIST, TVM
  • Dr. Prakash Rosayyan | Scientist E | CDAC
  • TPC Co Chairs
  • Dr. Sudalaimani C | Scientist E | CDAC
  • Dr. Sujesh Sreedharan | Scientist -G | SCTIMST
  • Mrs. Sibi S | Scientist E | CDAC
  • Dr. S Sumitra | Associate Professor | IIST
  • Dr. Priyanka Jain | Scientist F | CDAC Delhi
  • Dr. Jayashree M J | Treasurer | IEEE EMBS, Kerala Chapter
  • Publication Chairs
  • Dr. Subhash | Scientist F | CDAC
  • Mr. Vinod Kumar V |Engineer G | SCTIMST
  • Website Coordinator
  • Ms. Nisha Balakrishnan | Project Manager | CDAC
  • Ms. Shameera S L | Project Engineer | CDAC

Standing & Steering Committee

  • 1. Dr. K Mohanavelu | Scientist F & Joint Director | Member Secretary, LSBD, LSRB, DRDO, Bio-Mechatronics Technology, DEBEL
  • 2. Dr. Chitra | Professor | Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 3. Dr. Ramshekhar N Menon | Professor | SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 4. Dr. Srikanth | Assistant Professor | NIT, Calicut
  • 5. Dr. Gladston Raj | Professor | Govt. College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 6. Dr. Jeny Rajan | Associate Professor
  • 7. Dr. Sivakumaran N | Professor | NIT, Tiruchirappalli
  • 8. Dr. P A Karthick | Assistant Professor | NIT, Trichy
  • 9. Mr. Arshad M Koya | CEO | Coexin Technologies Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Calicut
  • 10. Dr. Mahesh M M | Professor | Sri C Achutha Menon Govt. College, Thrissur
  • 11. Dr. Gaurav Jaiswal | Professor | IIT Mandi
  • 12. Dr. E. Sathish | Technical Lead | Danlaw Inc, Bangalore
  • 13. Dr. Ravish D K | Associate Professor | Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • 14. Dr. Ramakrishnan S | Professor | Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
  • 14. Mr. Sarath S Nair | Scientist F | SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 16. Mr. Muraleedharan C V | Scientist G (Senior Grade) | SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 17. Mr. D S Nagesh | Scientist G (Senior Grade) | SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 18. Dr. Suresh K S | HEAD | R&D, CDIT
  • 19. Prof. Ewert Begnston | Professor | Uppsala University, Sweden
  • 20. Dr. Jockim | Associate Professor | Uppsala University, Sweden
  • 21. Dr. Raji Sundaram | Professor | Purdue University, USA
  • 22. Dr. Dhruv R. Seshadri | Assistant Professor | USA
  • 23. Dr. John Thomas | Mcgill University, Canada
  • 24. Dr. Anandh Kilpattu Ramaniharan | University of Alabama at Birmingham, US
  • 25. Mr. Mushin OV | GM | Wiseman General Contracting, UAE
  • 26. Mr. Vishnu Thrikampatta | Technical Engineer | Morgan Advanced Materials, UAE
  • 27. Dr. Issac Niwas Swamidoss | Research Specialist | Tawazun Technology and Innovation, UAE
  • 28. Dr. Sajith Kecheril Sadanandan | Senior software engineer | Etteplan AB, Sweden
  • 29. Prof. Kalyani Nair | Professor | Bradley University, USA
  • 30. Mr. Sunil Thomas Karickom | Asst. Professor | University of Technology and Applied Sciences, Salalah, Oman
  • 31. Mr. Aniruddh Ravindran | Product Manager - AI & ML | Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, California
  • 32. Dr. Ketan Kotecha | Dean | Symbiosis International University, MIT, Pune
  • 33. Dr. Vijay Kumar P | Assistant Professor | Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • 34. Dr. Jerin Thomas Panachakel | Associate Professor | College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 34. Dr. Subasree R. | Additional Professor | NIMHANS, Bangalore
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