Wireless Health Agenda

Wireless Health 2012 will again offer an outstanding set of peer‐reviewed papers and abstracts, interactive workshops, demonstrations, and world‐renowned invited speakers. The conference will explore new formats for knowledge sharing across disciplines, and will include an outstanding set of peer-reviewed papers, interactive workshops, industrial and academic application demonstrations, and world renowned invited speakers.

General Agenda

Tuesday, October 23rd & Wednesday, October 24th
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:45 AM Conference Sessions
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Conference Sessions
5:30 PM Reception and Poster/Demo Sessions
Thursday, October 25th
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:45 AM Conference Sessions
1:00 PM Close of Conference

Keynotes & Invited Speakers

The program will feature keynotes by thought leaders from across the spectrum of the wireless health field. Confirmed Keynotes Speakers include:

  • Molly Coye, UCLA Healthcare System
  • Nathan Eagle, MIT Media Lab & Harvard University
  • Elizabeth Mynatt, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Lionel Tarassenko, Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering

Panel Discussions

Panels will bring together healthcare and industry representatives to address key topics including wireless Healthcare Delivery (with a focus on readmission), Global Health initiatives, the challenges and opportunities of Big Data, and the value of Evidence in the development and implementation of new wireless health products and services. Representatives of government agencies will present new initiatives and Funding Opportunities.

Technical Sessions

Seven technical sessions will be presented. Technical Sessions include Papers and Research Abstracts selected by the Wireless Health 2012 Committee through the peer review process as well as a series of Invited Talks by thought leaders from the Wireless Health research community.

Technical Session #1: Geo-Spatial Assessment for Wireless Health
Paper: CitiSense: Improving Geospatial Environmental Assessment of Air Quality Using a Wireless Personal Exposure Monitoring System. Nima Nikzad (University of California, San Diego, US), Nakul Verma (UCSD, US), Celal Ziftci (UCSD, US), Elizabeth Bales (UCSD, US), Nichole Quick (UCSD, US), Piero Zappi (UCSD, US), Kevin Patrick (UCSD, US), Sanjoy Dasgupta (UCSD, US), Ingolf Krueger (UCSD, US), Tajana Rosing (UCSD, US), William Griswold (UCSD, US)

Paper: Individual Mobility Patterns and Real-Time Geo-spatial Exposure to Point-of-Sale Tobacco Marketing. Thomas Kirchner (Legacy Foundation, US), Jennifer Cantrell (Legacy Foundation, US), Andrew Anesetti-Rothermel (Legacy Foundation, US), Jennifer Pearson (Legacy Foundation, US), Sarah Cha (Legacy Foundation, US), Jennifer Kreslake (Legacy Foundation, US), Ollie Ganz (Legacy Foundation, US), Michael Tacelosky (Legacy Foundation, US), David Abrams (Legacy Foundation, US), Donna Vallone (Legacy Foundation, US)

Invited Talk and Paper: Edmund Seto, Associate Adjunct Professor – School of Public Health – University of California, Berkeley & Associate Director, Healthcare Initiative – Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)

Technical Session #2: Energy Expenditure
Paper: Energy Expenditure Estimation Using Wearable Sensors: A New Methodology for Activity-Specific Models. Marco Altini (Holst Centre/imec-nl, NL), Julien Penders (imec / Holst Centre, NL), Oliver Amft (TU Eindhoven, NL)

Paper: Good Self-Report Measures of Physical Activity vs. Sensors: Let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater. Donna Spruijt-Metz (University of Southern California, US), Britni Belcher (National Cancer Institute, US), Ya-Wen Hsu (Chia Nan University of Pharmacy & Science, US)

Invited Talk: To Be Announced

Technical Session #3: End-to-end Research
Paper: WANDA: An End-to-End Remote Health Monitoring and Analytics System for Heart Failure Patients. Mars Lan (University of California, Los Angeles, US), Lauren Samy (UCLA, US), Nabil Alshurafa (UCLA, US), Myung-kyung Suh (UCLA, US), Hassan Ghasemzadeh (UCLA, US), Majid Sarrafzadeh (UCLA, US), Aurelia Macabasco-O’Connell (UCLA, US)

Paper: A Scalable Approach for Multidimensional Wellbeing Monitoring: Community and Energy Based Adaptation of Mobile Sensing and Feedback. Mu Lin (Dartmouth College, US), Nicholas Lane (Microsoft Research Asia, CN), Mashfiqui Mohammod (Cornell University, US), Xiaochao Yang (Dartmouth College, US), Hong Lu (Dartmouth College, US), Giuseppe Cardone (University of Bologna, IT), Shahid Ali (Dartmouth College, US), Afsaneh Doryab (IT University of Copenhagen, DK), Ethan Berke (Dartmouth College, US), Tanzeem Choudhury (Cornell University, US), Andrew Campbell (Dartmouth College, US)

Paper: Experiences with an End-To-End Wireless Clinical Monitoring System. Rahav Dor (Washington University in St. Louis, US), Chenyang Lu (Washington University in St. Louis, US), Gregory Hackmann (Washington University in St. Louis, US)

Technical Session #4: System Optimization for Wireless Health
Paper: Power Constrained Sensor Sample Selection for Improved Form Factor and Lifetime in Localized BANs. Vishwa Goudar (University of California, Los Angeles, US),Miodrag Potkonjak (University of California at Los Angeles, US)

Paper: Impact of Sensor Misplacement on Dynamic Time Warping Based Human Activity Recognition Using Wearable Computers. Nimish Kale (The University of Texas at Dallas, US), Jaeseong Lee (ESSP Lab, UT Dallas, US), Reza Lotfian (UT Dallas, US), Hamed Ghods (Food and Drug Administration, US), Roozbeh Jafari (UT Dallas, US)

Paper: A Methodology for Developing Quality of Information Metrics for Body Sensor Design. Italo Armenti (University of Virginia, US), Philip Asare (University of Virginia, US), Juliana Su (University of Virginia, US), John Lach (University of Virginia, US)

Technical Session #5: Aging, Elderly and Dealing with Longevity
Paper: Aiding Diagnosis of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus with Enhanced Gait Feature Separability. Shanshan Chen (University of Virginia, US), Adam Barth (UVA, US), Jeffrey Barth (UVA, US), Bradford Bennett (UVA, US), Maite Brandt-Pearce (UVA, US), Donna Broshek (UVA, US), Jason Freeman (UVA, US), Hillary Samples (UVA, US), John Lach (UVA, US)

Two Invited Talks: To Be Announced

Technical Session #6: Intervention and Wireless Health
Paper: Decreasing Sedentary Behavior in Overweight Youth Using a Real-Time Mobile Intervention. Donna Spruijt-Metz (University of Southern California, US), Gillian O’Reilly (USC, US), Shrikanth Narayanan (USC, US), Murali Annavaram (USC, US), Ming Li (USC, US), Sangwon Lee (USC, US), Cheng Kun Wen (USC, US)

Two Invited Talks: To Be Announced

Technical Session #7: Emerging Technologies for Wireless Health
Invited Talk and Paper: Implantable electronics and wireless neural interface: Maysam Ghovanloo, ON Semiconductor Junior Professor, Georgia Tech; Director, GT Bionics Lab; Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Circuits & Systems II

Two Additional Invited Talks: To Be Announced