The University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania

in cooperation with the

Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences,

Romanian Academy, Commission of Biometrics and Group of Clinical Biostatistics

International Society for Clinical Biostatistics

Romanian Society of Medical Informatics

affiliated with the IMIA - International Medical Information Association and
EFMI - European Federation of Medical Informatics

European Society for Engineering and Medicine

Society for the Internet in Medicine

organizes in 2003



The 1st MEDINF International Conference on 

Medical Informatics & Engineering

"MEDINF' 2003"

October 9 - 11, 2003

Craiova, Romania


This celebrates the 26th National Conference on Medical Informatics and continues a long successful tradition, extending the scope of the Conference to further promote and catalyze an international scientific dialogue within this challenging field. 

         The Conference venue is provocative itself; Craiova is a very old beautiful town with beautiful surroundings, further embellished by the 2003 autumn colors.


  1. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
  2. Artificial Neural Networks in Medicine
  3. Biological Signal & Image Processing
  4. Biomedical Engineering
  5. Bio-statistics
  6. Electronic patient record
  7. Informatics in Healthcare
  8. Informatics in Medical Education
  9. Measurements in Medicine
  10. Modelling in Medicine
  11. Telemedicine


 September 1st, 2002 1st Announcement
 October 1st  2002 Preliminary registration
 October 30th  2002 2nd Announcement
 February 28th 2003 Extended abstract (2 pages) submission
 April 15th 2003 Extended abstract acknowledgement
 June 1st, 2003 Full paper submission(4 pages) & reduced registration fee
June 20th, 2003 Limit date to allow the selection of full papers to enter the Best Work competition
 June 2nd -July 1st, 2003  Full paper submission(4 pages) & $140 registration fee
 July 2nd 2003 August 15th  2003 Full paper submission(4 pages) & $200 registration fee
 October 8th 2003  Attending the Coference
 October 9th 2003, 8:30  Opening Ceremony



          To the purpose of a high scientific quality, all the papers will be submitted to a scientific peer review. The submitted extended abstracts (2 pages) will be reviewed by an international scientific board. 

       The acknowledged papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings (ISSN) and in the on-line journal in extenso (4 pages). The full papers will be also reviewed prior to publication. 

       All the communication and manuscript submission process will be electronic.


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