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CMBEC 39 - Calgary, AB - May 24-27, 2016

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Registration is now open. You may register using the Canadian resident registration page or the Non-resident registration page.

Further details are available on our conference page. Please see the schedule at a glance for a first look at what to expect during the conference..

Use of Inspection Due Labels

CMBES has published a position statement on the use of Inspection Due labels. It is available for download here.

February 2016 E-Bulletin

Click here to view CMBES' February e-Bulletin.

Donations - Understanding Challenges & Best Practices

Donations - Understanding Challenges & Best Practices is a short film by the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) about the benefits and challenges of donating medical equipment to developing countries.   The film features Ghana Medical Help, just one example of the many organizations across Canada making a difference by providing much needed medical equipment around the globe.  Important steps to consider when initiating a donation activity are highlighted in the film, along with additional resources. Click here to view the video on Youtube.

NEW! Associate Member Category

After much consultation with CMBES members on how to reach out to the non-managerial /non-supervisory Biomedical Engineering community, we have created a new Associate Member category. This new membership category is being offered at the low rate of $45 to encourage Biomedical Engineering Technologists in the hospital environment or medical device support industry to become members. The CMBES vision is to be the national Society and professional home for medical and biological engineering in Canada and we cannot do that effectively without the participation of frontline technologists.

So, if you are a Biomedical Engineering Technologist and want the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of medical technology and issues affecting the field of biomedical engineering, become a member of our society. If you are a manager/supervisor, please encourage your staff to become members and get involved.  

The 2014 Revision of the Clinical Engineering Standards of Practice (CESOP) is Now Available for Download

You can now download a copy of the CESOP from the CMBES Store. CMBES members: please log In to your account to get it for free!

CMBES Discussion Forums

CMBES List server is replaced by the new CMBES discussion forums. Come join the discussions! This is the tool we have been looking for and it will grow with your participation.

Please log in to your CMBES Network account (create a free account, if you don't have one). And then select Forum from the "go to" menu.


CMBES Members: Get Fit for Less with the Engineer Wellness Corporate Program

CMBES, in co-operation with the Engineering Institute of Canada and Goodlife Fitness, is proud to present a discounted rate for Goodlife Memberships to our members. Visit the Goodlife Fitness Engineer Wellness Site for details!

CMBES Shirts for Sale 

While quantities last, purchase a CMBES shirt and help promote the Society. Shirts are available in S, M, L, XL and XXL.
  • Golf Shirts: $35.00 ($40.00 for XXL)
  • T-shirts: $25.00 ($28.00 for XXL)
 (plus $15.00 for shipping and handling )
Click CMBES Store to purchase one today! 

CMBES Call for Volunteers

CMBES is seeking enthusiastic and committed volunteers who wish to contribute their skills, experience and vision to serve on various committees and sub-committees.  The value of your contribution is priceless for CMBES and you will also have valuable opportunity to increase your network within your profession, while promoting and supporting the increase of scientific, technical and other pertinent knowledge in biomedical engineering. Please contact the Secretariat at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

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