MEDNET 1996 - Call for Papers

Frank Norman f-norman at
Thu Feb 1 08:33:45 EST 1996


October 14-17, 1996
Brighton, United Kingdom

General Information:

MEDNET 96 is the European Congress of the Internet in Medicine.
The aims of the conference are to bring together researchers, 
developers and users involved in the application of the Internet 
in medicine. 

It will provide a forum for those interested in exploring the 
role of the Internet in medicine, to present research, discuss 
developments, attend tutorials, workshops and panel discussions.
A virtual medical conference will be held on the World-Wide-Web
for the duration of the Congress.

The Congress will also feature a major commercial exhibition.

The Conference language will be English.

Contributions in the form of paper presentations, workshops,
tutorials, posters on all areas where the Internet is exerting
an influence on medicine and medical science. Virtual posters on
all areas of medicine are also welcome for the virtual medical

Topics will include:

Access to Information
Authoring Environments
Business and Marketing
Clinical and Non-Clinical Applications
Commercial Use
Digital Libraries
Electronic Publishing
Ethical Issues
Information Policies and Management
Medical Education Including Undergraduate and Continuing
Network Standards
Regulations and Politics
Enhanced and Virtual Reality in Medicine

Call for Papers:

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of papers on any of the
Congress topics of no more than 200 words for consideration by
the Scientific and Technical Committee. Abstracts that may be
submitted for consideration include those that have not previously
been published in another forum, or are not currently being 
published or reviewed by another journal or conference.

All abstracts will be refereed for quality and originality. The
Committee reserves the right to accept the abstract as a paper or
poster presentation.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the congress proceedings.
In addition outstanding papers will be invited for publication in a 
special conference edition of the Journal of Medical Informatics. 

Abstracts intended for submission should be submitted using the
appropriate submission form via the MEDNET World-Wide-Web 
site (

For further details e-mail: info at

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Clive Baldock
Medical Physics Department
Brighton Health Care NHS Trust
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road
Brighton   BN2 5BE
United Kingdom

Tel. 01273 696955 ext 4387
Fax. 01273 664503


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