CANDIDATURE FORM FOR ORGANIZING MESROB 2020 CONFERENCE
July 8, 2020 - July 10, 2020
ISC MEMBER PROPONENT Prof. Dr. Georg Rauter, University of Basel, Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON Assistant Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Rauter Head of Bio-Inspired RObots for MEDicine-Lab (BIROMED-Lab) University of Basel Department of Biomedical Engineering Gewerbestr. 14, Room 12.03.009 CH-4123 Allschwil, Switzerland +41 61 207 54 70 +41 61 207 54 09 firstname.lastname@example.org https://biromed.dbe.unibas.ch
PROPOSED LOCATION Old University of Basel, Rheinsprung 9, Basel, Switzerland. Basel combines the charm of an old city center with an innovative spirit, industry, and culture. It is located on the river Rhine and shares borders with Germany and France. Basel is one of the most innovative regions in Europe (highest patent density/person), hosts the oldest University City of Switzerland (University of Basel founded in 1460), the local Pharma industry (Hoffmann-La Roche, Novartis) makes Basel an important international city for biotech industry.
PROPOSED DATES Wednesday July 8th – Friday July 10th, 2020
FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION Basel shares its airport with Mulhouse (France). It is located at the frontier with France and Germany and is easily reachable by reliable and punctual Swiss train connections from the International Airport of Zurich (Switzerland) within 1h 15min.
HOTEL ACCOMMODATION Basel is used to hosting big expositions and fairs such as «Art Basel», the world’s largest fair for contemporary art and «Baselworld», the world’s largest fair for watches and jewelry. Accordingly, infrastructure for transportation and housing is excellent.
PROPOSED REGISTRATION FEE AND REDUCED FEE FOR STUDENTS Like in the previous MESROB editions, i.e.: • Student (IFToMM MO): 300€ • Student (non MO): 325€ • Regular (IFToMM MO): 400€ • Regular (non MO): 450€
SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS • University of Basel • University Hospital Basel • University Children’s Hospital Basel • ETH Zurich • The city of Basel • The Canton of Basellandschaft • Companies: Advanced Osteotomy Tools (AOT)
MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE Prof. Dr. Georg Rauter, University of Basel, Switzerland (Chair) Prof. Dr-Ing. Robert Riener, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (Co-Chair)
CALENDAR OF THE ORGANIZATION AND DEADLINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION AND ACCEPTANCE – Call for paper: November 2019 – Web page: November 2019 – Springer contract: November 2019 – Full paper submission: February 15th, 2020 – Notification of acceptance: April 1st, 2020 – Final paper submission: May 15th, 2020
PROPOSED REVIEW PROCESS Each paper will be reviewed at least by two independent reviewers in line with the above deadline program. The review system of Springer or Easychair will be used. A proceedings volume will be published in the Springer book series on MMS with the paper that will be accepted after the review process. Each paper will comprise of 8-14 pages.
PROPOSED BEST PAPER AWARDS AND JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES As suggested/required by IFToMM, the three categories will be considered in Research, Applications, and Student. For each category three levels will be considered as Gold, Silver, and Bronze, if a suitable number of paper will be received.Date: June, 4th 2018 Georg Rauter, Robert Riener