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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!



2014 International Conference for Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions will be held in Tel Aviv, Israel  December 14-16, 2014

This year, ICI Meeting 2014 will be taking place on December 14-16, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel. ICI Meeting is the premier international conference for Innovations in Cardiovascular Systems: heart, brain, peripheral vessels, high-tech life science industry and emerging Mobile Health solutions. The congress website is:

CMBES Webinar Series:

Medical Device Cybersecurity (Part 2) - Presentations and Expert Panel

(11:30 - 13:30 EDT September 19, 2014 )

The next webinar in the CMBES Webinar Series will be held on September 19. You can register for this or any other CMBES webinar through the CMBES Network events page. CMBES members, remember to log in to their CMBES Network account before registering to receive your membership discount.


Kevin Fu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, EECS Department, University of Michigan

Dale Nordenberg, MD, Director, Executive Director of MDISS (Medical Device Innovation, Security and Safety Consortium)

Gary Rankin, System Architect / Team Lead – Infrastructure, Hamilton Health Sciences

Anita Fineberg, LL.B, Health Lawyer Network

Debby Shapero Propp, LL.B, Health Lawyer Network


Part 1 highlighted the emerging risks to the security of medical devices. It included examples of vulnerabilities and attacks that result in data breach and safety risk. Health Lawyer Network partners opened up the discussion from the legal perspective. Part 2 brings in an expert panel who providing comprehensive breakdowns of the risks and practical solutions for heathcare institutions. For this webinar, we have obtained leading healthcare computer and network security experts from the United States and Canada. They will present real-world probabilities and provide logical approaches to securing our data from both policy and technical perspectives.

IUPESM 2015 Banner Final

CMBES (a member of International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering - IFMBE), along with the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (a member of International Organization for Medical Physics - IOMP) will be jointly hosting the 2015 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (June 7 to June 12, 2015) in Toronto.

For more information please visit, or follow the World Congress on Twitter and Facebook.

If you're interested in joining the Organizing Committee contact the Secretariat at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CMBES Newsletter - New edition is now available!

Latest edition of the CMBES Newsletter is now available for your reading pleasure.

Newsletter 47 1


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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