The Overall theme for ABEC21, 'Re-imagining biomedical engineering for a post-pandemic world' covers a range of topics relevant to practicing Biomedical engineers, students, academics, researchers and industry specialist providers.

Sub-themes included across the different areas can be found below:

  • Biomedical Engineering Practice
  • Biosensors & Wearables, 
  • NeuroEngineering
  • Biomedical Signal and Image Processing 
  • Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Management 
  • The Digital Hospital
  • Digital health and Cybersecurity
  • Machine Learning and Big Data 
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 
  • Biomechanics & Computational Bioengineering
  • Manufacturing (Start-ups, standards and Regulatory Processes) 
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology
  • Surgical Technology, Implantables and Cardiovascular Devices 
  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering 
  • Disaster preparedness, are we ready for the next pandemic
  • From concept to bedside – what did we learn in 2020
  • Cross Australia Check-up – A State-by-State Update

The call for Papers stage has now ended, please visit the program page to view upcoming sessions.