• Assistive Technology and Prosthetics - Thursday

    Assistive Technology and Prosthetics
    Thursday, June 21, 2012, 8:30 – 10:00
    Westin Nova Scotian, Harbour Suite A (Lobby Level)

     

    SIMULTANEOUS AND PROPORTIONAL ESTIMATION OF MULTIPLE DOFS FOR MYOELECTRIC PROSTHESES: A COMPARISON BETWEEN FORCE AND POSITION CONTROL PARADIGMS
    Ali Ameri, Kevin Englehart, and Phillip Parker, University of New Brunswick

    A STUDY OF KALMAN FILTERING APPLIED TO MYOELETRIC SIGNAL STATE TRACKING
    Katerina Biron, Kevin Englehart, Philip Parker, University of New Brunswick

    HIGH DENSITY FACIAL MAPPING FOR ALTERNATIVE EOG ELECTRODE PLACEMENT FOR THE DISABLED
    Josh Keys, Adam Wilson, Yves Losier, and D.F. Lovely, University of New Brunswick

    MICRO-MINIATURE REED SWITCH SOLUTION FOR LOW POWER CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
    Albert Lockett, Adam Wilson, Josh Keys, and Yves Losier, University of New Brunswick

  • Sensors and Data Processing - Wednesday

    Sensors and Data Processing
    Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 1:30 – 3:00
    Westin Nova Scotian, Harbour Suite A (Lobby Level)

    WIRELESS BODY AREA NETWORKS WITH COMPRESSED SENSING THEORY
    Mohammadreza Balouchestani, Ryerson University

    GRAPHICAL USER INFERFACE FOR AMBULATORY MONITORING OF MOTION AND PRESSURE USING EMBEDDED PRESSURE SENSORS AND IMU IN A PORTABLE MULTISENSORY DATA-LOGGER, PROCESSOR, AND TRANSMITTER
    Luke Russell, Carleton University

    QUANTITATIVE CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF MUSCLE SPASTICITY USING WEARABLE SENSORS
    Chris A. McGibbon, Andrew Sexton, University of New Brunswick
    Melony Jones, Colleen O'Connell, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation

    A WEARABLE SENSOR SYSTEM FOR QUANTIFYING ISOMETRIC ELBOW AND KNEE JOINT STRENGTH [Pending Acceptance]
    John Landry, Andrew Sexton, Marcus Brookshaw, Glen Hughes, Chris McGibbon, University of New Brunswick

  • Biomechanics - Wednesday

    Biomechanics
    Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 10:30 – 12:00
    Westin Nova Scotian, Harbour Suite A (Lobby Level)

    TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING POPULATION BEHAVIOUR OF CONDUCTED ENERGY WEAPONS IN CANADA
    Andy Adler, David Dawson, Owen Marsh, Carleton University

    A BIOMECHANICAL INVESTIGATION OF WARM-UP PROCEDURES FOR MUSICIANS
    Donald Russell, Moyra McDill, Carleton University
    Gilles Comeau, Nona Ahmadi, University of Ottawa

    DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN OPTIMIZATION-BASED MODELING OF WEIGHT-BEARING LOADS ON THE KNEE JOINT IN PAEDIATRICS
    Thomas Flynn, Daniel Borschneck, Lucie Pelland, Queen's University

    RHEOLOGICAL AND STRUCTURAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SYNOVIAL FLUID FROM PATIENTS WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS
    Anwar Madkhali, Dana Grecov, Ezra Kwok, University of British Columbia

  • New Promotional Poster

    ACCES has available for download a new promotional poster for the 2102 ACCES / CMBES Conference. It's targeted at professions other than Clinical Engineering / Biomedical. It's formatted to print on a single letter size page. Please feel free to download and circulate in your institution.

    Click here to download the poster

  • Harbour Queen Boat Cruise

    Join us on the Harbour Queen Boat Cruise sponsered by ConMED Canada Wednesday June 20, 2012 8 PM to 11 PM.

    We will be departing from the Tall Ships Quary.

  • Tony Quinn to MC Reception and Awards BanquetConference

    ACCES and CMBES is please to announce that Tony Quinn will be the MC at the Awards Banquet on Thursday June 21, 2012 6 PM through 9 PM.

    Tony has been in the entertainment business for over thirty years. His show has been performed for a wide variety of audiences.

  • Continuing Education

    The 2012 ACCES/CMBES Joint Conference and Trade Show is being held June 20–22, with additional continuing education courses scheduled for June 18-19 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    We are please to be offering 10 Continuing Education Courses provided by professional trainers. These are in addition to educational streams devoted to academic, clinical engineering, and medical devices.

  • Agenda 2011

    The Agenda for the 2011 ACCES Conference.

  • 2010 Conference Presentations

     

    Dialysis Presentation by Bob Gillies

    Dialysis Presentation 2 by Bob Gillies

    Infoway Presentation by Alex Mair

    Change, Teamwork, Leadership and communications by Laurie Bourque

    Building a Leading Shared Service Provider

    The Case for Patient Safety in Canada,  Laurel Taylor

  • ACCES 2009 Conference

    May 6 – 8, 2009 - Halifax Delta Hotel

    A special thanks to all the vendors that helped make this years conference another success.

    Take a few minutes to view them all on the left.

    To all the speakers a special thanks for shearing your knowledge and enthusiasm.


    Your 2009 conference team was:

    Ken George – Chairman
    Mike Barton – Co-Chair
    Gary Slauenwhite -
    David Hancock
    Rick Stewart
    Ted MacLaggan
    Philip Bradfield
    Ross Smith
    Carol Ann MacAdams – NSAHO Conference facilitator
    Carla Anglehart – NSAHO Conference Facilitator
    Jeremy Dann – ACCES rep
    Paul Auffrey – ACCES rep