ICOST 2005 : 3rd International Conference On Smart homes and health Telematic

From Smart Homes to Smart Care - July 4-6, 2005

ICOST2006 will be at University of Ulster, in Northern Ireland

Conference registration and accommodations

For accounting reasons, the registration process is divided in two separated parts:
  1. Registration to the conference which is paid to the University of Sherbrooke
  2. Registration for accommodations (meeting package) which is paid to Hotel Chéribourg
Please note that Early Registration closes on 3rd June, 2005


  • Supporting Tasks in a Programmable Smart Home,
    by Dr Roy H. Campbell,
    Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Professor in Computer Science,
    Siebel Center for Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Ubiquitous Computing to Support Older Adults and Informal Caregivers,
    by Dr Jay Lundell,
    Proactive Health Laboratory, Intel.
  • Human-friendly Man-Machine Interaction in Smart Home,
    by Dr Z. Zenn Bien,
    Director of the Human- friendly Welfare Robotic System Research Center.
    Korean Advance Institue of Science and Technology.
    (no paper included in the proceedings)

Call for Particpation

We invite you to share this announcement with colleagues, partners, and clients. Print and post the attached call for participation to share your interest in the cutting edge research and development in health telematics.
Call for Particpation in PDF

The conference hotel

The conference hotel offers many interesting recreational installations. The following activities are free: tennis, volleyball and badminton, sauna, whirlpools and fitness room, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, cycling trails and walking pathways, pétanque and horseshoe pitch.
Among paying activities, let’s mention massages, balneotherapy and golf courses located at a walking distance from the hotel.
For more information, see Accommodations


Montreal Pierre-Elliot Trudeau Airport is the nearest airport from conference location. The conference location is near the city of Magog, which is located at about 1 hour drive from Montreal.
For specific details and indication of rates, see Directions


The ICOST 2005 organizing committee made an agreement with the Voyages Escapade 2000 travel agency to offer a shuttle from the Trudeau airport (Dorval) to the Cheribourg Hotel in Magog. On your arrival, the agency shuttle will pick you at the airport and will bring you to the hotel. For your return to the airport, the shuttle will pick you at the hotel and will bring you back to the airport. The cost of the shuttle service back and forth is 175.00 CAN $ (taxes not included).
If you buy your flight ticket from Voyages Escapade 2000, the shuttle service will be free.
For complete information, see Transportation

Activities and tourism

Before, during and after the conference, there are a lot of tourism activities. Let’s mention free classical music concerts, Abbaye Saint-Benoît, Mont-Orford National Park, etc.
For more information and for a selection of events, see Tourism