CfP: 4TH IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health

This year the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health will be held in Orlando, Florida – US, from 11-13 May, 2016.


4TH IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health

May 11 – May 13, 2016.

Center for Emerging Media, Orlando, Florida – USA

View this call online at: http://www.ipca.pt/segah2016/





The overall objectives of the conference are the discussion and sharing of knowledge, experiences and scientific and technical results, related to state-of-the-art solutions and technologies on serious games and applications for health and healthcare, as well as the demonstration of advanced products and technologies.


We particularly welcome research on topics in the following areas:




·      Virtual environments

·      Patient education

·      Game-based learning

·      Exercising and active living

·      Natural user interface

·      Human-computer interface

·      Assistive technologies

·      Accessibility

·      Diagnosis

·      Algorithms

·      Game design and development

·      Artificial intelligence

·      Signal processing

·      E-learning and Education

·      Public Health Informatics

·      Telemedicine and real-time monitoring

·      Clinical training

·      Healthcare professionals training

·      Rehabilitation

·      Public health education

·      Medical imaging processing, Analysis and Visualization

·      Augmented reality for Minimally-invasive surgery

·      Techniques and tools for Minimally-invasive surgery

·      Robotic surgical Procedures

·      Robotic instruments for surgery


Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and will be available at the IEEE Xplorer (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp), under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support. The Proceedings will be submitted for indexation by: Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index; DBLP Computer Science Bibliography; and Inspec. Publication guidelines are available at: http://www.ipca.pt/segah2016/submissions.html

Best paper awards will be distributed during the conference closing session.

Workshops, Symposiums, Tutorials as well as Demonstrations dedicated to other technical/scientific topics are in preparation: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat.


All submissions will be processed using the Easychair Online Conference System.

Authors are advised to register well in advance of the paper submission deadline:




Regular Paper Submission: October 15, 2015

Poster Submission (extended abstract): October 15, 2015

Tutorial Submission: October 15, 2015

Demo Submission: October 15, 2015

Workshops Submission: July 31, 2015

Authors Notification (regular papers): November 20, 2015

Authors Notification (poster – extended abstract): November 22, 2015

Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: January 22, 2016

Final Poster – extended abstract Registration: January 22, 2016

Early Registration: January 22, 2016



Nuno Feixa Rodrigues, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal

Rudy McDaniel, Digital Media, University of Central Florida, EUA



Nuno Dias, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal

Anastasia Salter, Digital Media, University of Central Florida, EUA



Please check the program committee members at





Questions about the conference should be directed to the organizers through the email segah16@ipca.pt



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