ICOST2009 Conference http://www.icost-conference.org News about the ICOST2009 Conference Submission system opened ! http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Submission submission opened The submission system is now opened. Submission is managed using the EasyChair conference system. Visit the submission page. Fri, 9 Jan 2009 13:00:00 GMT ICOST2009 will take place in the city of Tours ! http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Venue take place in Tours ICOST2009 venue has been specified. It will take place in the city of Tours, capital of the Loire Valley, in the four stars "Hôtel de l'Univers". Tours is only at 55 minutes high speed train from Paris. Visit the venue page. Fri, 9 Jan 2009 13:01:00 GMT Program committee update http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Committees PC updated The program committee has been updated. Visit the committees page. Thu, 15 Jan 2009 22:35:00 GMT Author notification http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=ImportantDates Author notification Due to the large number of submissions and the resulting reviewing process, authors will be notified on March 18th. Camera-ready copy has also been extended to April 15th. Wed, 11 Mar 2009 17:25:00 GMT Registration is now opened ! http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Registration Registration opened Registration is now opened. Visit the registration page, and also the attractions page to know more about Tours and its region. Accepted authors can also visit the camera-ready page. Sat, 21 Mar 2009 12:00:00 GMT Accommodations update http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Accommodations Accommodations update The ICOST 2009 Google Map has been updated. You can now find on the map a selection of affordable hotels in the centre of the city, near the conference venue. Visit the accommodations page. Tue, 24 Mar 2009 12:30:00 GMT How to join ICOST? http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Joining Joining update Detailed instructions concerning how to join ICOST have been added. Consult the How to Join ? page. Mon, 6 Apr 2009 16:30:00 GMT Program and first keynote speaker announced! http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Program Matthai Matthai Philipose from Intel Research USA is ICOST2009 first keynote speaker. His speech will be entitled "Technology for Long-Term Care: Scaling Elder Care to the Next Billion". Read Matthai's bio on the Keynote page. The program and the accepted papers (abstracts) are also online. Fri, 1 May 2009 12:00:00 GMT For early rates, register by 18th May http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Registration EarlyRegistration Closing date for early fees is Monday 18th May. Visit the registration page. Tue, 5 May 2009 17:00:00 GMT Jongbae Kim, second keynote speaker http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Keynotes JKim Jongbae Kim, Vice-Director of the National Rehabilitation Center Research Institute from Korea, is ICOST2009 second keynote speaker. His speech will be entitled "Ubiquitous Computing and Health-monitoring System for Wheelchair Users and Remote Accessibility Assessment System".Read Jongbae's bio on the Keynote page. Fri, 15 May 2009 18:00:00 GMT Invited Panel http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Panel Panel The name of the experts invited for the panel is now online. Visit the "Invited Panel" page. Mon, 15 Jun 2009 15:00:00 GMT ICOST2009 Final Program Available! http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/docs/ICOST09ProgramFinalA4.pdf FinalProg The ICOST2009 final program can now be downloaded on the ICOST website. Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:00:00 GMT Demos online http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Demo Demo Visit the Demo page to know more about the demonstrations that will be presented during ICOST2009 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:05:00 GMT ICOST2010 Announced! http://handicom.it-sudparis.eu/icost2009/index.php?page=Home ICOST2010 Yonsei University - Seoul, Korea - will be the host of the 8th International Conference On Smart homes and health Telematics (ICOST2010) Mon, 6 Jul 2009 14:00:00 GMT