Proposal for Mini-Symposium Accepted for This Year's EMBC!


At the EMBC 2019, to be held in Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2019, Prof. Michael Friebe of the Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg and the IME's Christian Herzog initiated a mini-symposium on the "Ethical Design Considerations for Medical Technology".


At the 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), to be held in Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2019, Prof. Michael Friebe of the Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg and the IME's Christian Herzog initiated a mini-symposium on the "Ethical Design Considerations for Medical Technology". The mini-symposium features researchers from medical technology and ethics, debating current trends and open questions. Papers accepted for the mini-symposium include:

- "Ethical Design Considerations for MedTec: The Big Picture and Accompanying Concerns" by Elmer Jeto Gomes Ataide*, Joachim Maartens, Sönke Bartling, Dietmar W. Hutmacher, Christian Herzog, Michael Friebe

- "Ethics as an Essential Teaching Element for Innovative Medical Technology Engineering Education" by Christian Herzog, Michael Friebe

- "MedTec related Exponential Technologies require ethical design considerations and an adapted engineering education" by Michael Friebe*, Christian Herzog