From the International Medical Informatics Association

NextMed/MMVR20 (Medicine Meets Virtual Reality) Conference

The NextMed / MMVR20 (Medicine Meets Virtual Reality) conference Call for Presentations is now open. The Organizing Committee invites papers, posters, and independent sessions such as workshops and panels. The submission deadline is Sunday, July 15, 2012.

Submission guidelines are at Please contact [mmvr20-at-nextmed-dot-com] with any questions.

The NextMed / MMVR20 conference will be held on February 20-23, 2013 at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley Hotel, CA, USA – see  For 2013, the conference returns to San Diego, where “Medicine Meets Virtual Reality” began in June 1992. Participants in NextMed / MMVR20 can look forward to a special gathering that acknowledges two decades of vision and innovation.

Since 1992, this conference has served as an engaging forum for researchers utilizing informatics and related technologies to improve patient diagnosis and therapy, and medical education and procedural training. It addresses a broad range of topics, including:Biomedical simulation, modeling, and rendering; Data visualization and fusion; Imaging devices and methods; Robotics; Haptics; Sensors and sensor grids; Human-computer interfaces; Medical intelligence networks; Mobile health applications; Projection systems; Virtual and augmented reality; Learning and technology; Plasma medicine; Simulator design and validation; Surgical registration and navigation; Psychotherapy tools; Physical rehabilitation tools; Remote and battlefield care; Serious games; Wearable and implantable electronics; Patient and public health monitoring and education.

NextMed / MMVR20 welcomes scientists, physicians, engineers, educators, students, military, industry, psychologists, designers, futurists, and others who are working to create healthcare’s future.

IOS Press publishes the proceedings in its Studies in Health Technology and Informatics series. Prior years’ volumes are available via

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