HSP@HCIST'2015 - Healthy and Secure People - Call For Papers

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Healthy and Secure People (HSP)
To be held in HCist 2015 - International Conference on Health and Social Care IST
Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, 7-9 October 2015
http://hcist.scika.org
AIS Affiliated Conference
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WORKSHOP OBJECTIVE
"Healthy and Secure People" (HSP) is an inter-disciplinary research area, that will focus on five main key areas, which is focused on using scientific models, methodologies and technologies for enhancing human quality of life. In the next seven years 25% of EU citizens will be over the age of 60. An aging population opens a considerable sort of concerns, namely: understanding health, wellbeing and disease; preventing and diagnosing disease; treating and managing disease; active ageing and self-management of health; methods and knowledge; health care provision and integrated care.
Following a person-centered approach, it deals directly with individuals and groups of individuals. The main goal of this workshop is contribute to the development of new approaches and enabling technologies that will enhance human quality of life, leading to healthier, innovation and secure societies.

WORKSHOP TOPICS AND AREAS OF INTEREST (not limited to)
* Health care information systems interoperability, security and efficiency
* Ambient intelligence for wellbeing and e-health applications, supported by RFID technology and Wireless Sensor Networks
* Robotic systems and devices for health care and medicine
* Human factors, efficient cost control and management in society
* Intelligent decision support and data systems in health care, medicine and society
* Pervasive HealthCare
* Artificial intelligence systems
* Business intelligence solutions
* People security in the society
* Mobile applications and ubiquitous devices
* Technologies to promote a healthy and secure society
* eGovernment solutions to the citizen
* Innovation in people supporting activities (e.g. health care, schooling and services)

SUBMISSIONS
Submitted manuscripts must be written in English. Each manuscript should not exceed the maximum number of pages predefined for each submission type, considering the format available for download at the http://hcist.scika.org/?page=submissionguidelines.
Manuscript should be submitted electronically at http://www.scika.org/openconfs/openconfHCist/openconf.php by selecting WORKSHOP: Healthy and Secure People (HSP) until April 3, 2015
Submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis, and authors will be notified of the review process results by May 17, 2015. Authors of accepted papers can receive recommendations to revise their manuscript according to the reviewers' comments and should submit the revised version until June 12, 2015.

IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline for paper submission: April 3, 2015
Notification of acceptance/rejection: May 17, 2015
Revised version: June 12, 2015
Conference Date: October 7-9, 2015

PUBLICATION
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings to be published by Elsevier as a Procedia Computer Science series volume (with ISSN and which series are indexed by Scopus and ISI Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index) and will be available on Sciverse ScienceDirect.
Poster and practitioner papers will be published in the conference book of abstracts, industry and poster papers (with ISBN).
Authors of a selection of papers will be invited to enhance their manuscripts for inclusion in a book of chapters or in a journal.

WORKSHOP CHAIRS
Manuel Filipe Santos, Algoritmi Research Centre, University of Minho, Portugal
Carlos Filipe Portela, Algoritmi Research Centre, University of Minho, Portugal
José Machado, Algoritmi Research Centre, University of Minho, Portugal
António Abelha, Algoritmi Research Centre, University of Minho, Portugal
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