Call for Papers

The Program Committee invites engineers, physicians, scientists, students, technicians and technologists to submit papers for this important event. Papers will be received in both official languages French and English. Please be sure to indicate your submission preference in ExOrdo.

English PDF copy here cmbec42_call_for_papers.pdf

French PDF copy here cfp_cmbec42_francaisv2.pdf

For this year’s conference a special focus will be on the following conference themes:

  • Women in Clinical/Biomedical Engineering
  • Innovative healthcare technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
  • Bridging the gap between CE, IT and Clinicians
General Process

Authors are invited to submit a 2-4 page paper no later than February 1, 2019. Submit papers through the ExOrdo online paper management system at

New this year! Due to feedback from our academic members, the CMBEC Paper Template is now available in Word and LaTeX formats.

Click here to access the CMBEC42 Word Template

Follow this link to access the LaTeX template through the Overleaf Gallery.

Paper submissions will be accepted in PDF format only.

Presentation of papers will be in podium or poster sessions and the Academic Committee reserves the right to decide on the medium to be used for each accepted paper.


Whether presented in a podium or poster session, all submissions will be judged equally in both the Outstanding Research and the Student Paper competitions.  Only CMBES Members are eligible for these competitions.

All accepted papers will be published in "online proceedings" that are indexed at

** Note that a selection of conference papers may be published in a special issue of the Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering.

Important Dates

January 18, 2019 – Final date to submit papers - EXTENDED to February 1, 2019

March 1, 2019 – Notification of paper acceptance

April 1, 2019 – Early bird registration deadline

May 21–24, 2019  - CMBEC42