ehSemi 2022

The 2nd students’ seminar on Ehealth and Wellbeing aims to be a forum of discussion for students who develop research leading to innovative digital media solutions to improve people’s health, wellbeing and quality-of-life.
This seminar is an initiative from the E-health & Wellbeing group of DigiMedia centre and in 2022 it will have the 2nd edition (access the 1st edition website here). The keynote speaker will be Doctor Joana Feijó, Business Development Director of the Health Cluster Portugal (HCP), who will also run a workshop in “Health Technology Transfer models and case studies” in the day before.

SUBMISSIONS

All contributions must be submitted by students (of all degrees) and must be anonymous. This means that all data which may reveal the authors’ identity, namely in the acknowledgments or references section, must be removed. All contributions will be peer reviewed by a panel of experts. Contributions may be submitted both in Portuguese and English. Accepted contributions will be presented at the seminar in the same language they were submitted. Submissions should be done through EasyChair here.

PAPERS

Authors should submit an abstract with a maximum length of 500 words, excluding the references list. In-text citations and the references list should follow APA 6th style. The submission template can be downloaded here.

PUBLICATION

The abstracts of the papers presented in the seminar will be published in the seminar proceedings, under an ISBN reference on digital support. A selection of works will be invited to submit an extended version to be published in a book of the DigiMedia Collection, a UA Press book collection managed by DigiMedia focused on the publication of works in the scientific area of Digital Media.

AREAS

The seminar welcomes original contributions in the following themes (and not necessarily limited to):
• Accessibility and Universal Design;
• Active and Healthy Living;
• eHealth Inclusion, Resilience and Literacy;
• Social Media-based Interventions for eHealth and Wellbeing;
• Games and Gamification for eHealth and Wellbeing;
• Mobile Health (m-health);
• New Media Contents and Applications for eHealth and Wellbeing;
• Sensors, Wearables, IoT and Virtual Assistants for Health and Wellbeing;
• Privacy and Security Issues in e-Health and Wellbeing;
• Health Promotion and Public Health campaigns;
• eHealth Portals and Big Data;
• AI and eHealth;
• Pandemics and eHealth.

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission:
October 15, 2021

Notification of acceptance:
December 3, 2021

Camera Ready papers:
December 17, 2021

Seminar Registration until Jan 4-2022:
15€ student | 25€ SC member | 30€ others

Workshop Registration until Jan 4-2022:
50€ student or SC member registered in ehSemi
70€ student or SC member not registered in ehSemi
70€ others registered in ehSemi
90€ others not registered in ehSemi

Workshop:
January 26, 2022

Seminar: 
January 27, 2022