Please find below important information to facilitate your arrival and stay in Singapore for the 17th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, to be held from 9th to 12th December at the NUS Engineering.
9 Engineering Drive 1, Engineering Auditorium
Main Plenary: Lecture Theatre 7A
Poster: Foyer, Level 2
Exhibition: Foyer, Level 1
Breakout Rooms: EA-02-11, EA-06-03 / 04 / 05
For directions to the Conference venue please click here.
Please refer to our website at https://icbme.org/pages/programme-overview.html for the detailed programme. The abstract book will be made available for download very soon.
Registration counters are located at the foyer on Level 1, and opening hours are as follows:
|Monday, 9 December 2019||8:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday, 10 December 2019||8:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday, 11 December 2019||8:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday, 12 December 2019||8:00am – 2:00pm|
Upon registration and completion of payment, you will receive your badge and conference materials. It is mandatory that participants wear their badges at all times at the conference venue and all events. Kindly note that only cash payment is accepted onsite.
The official language of the Conference is English. No translation will be provided.
Complimentary WIFI is available within the Conference venue. It is designed for web browsing and checking web-based email and not designed for accessing VPN or downloading of large files. To connect to the WIFI network, please follow the instructions provided in the programme book.
Lunch & Refreshments
Morning and afternoon coffee breaks will be served daily at the foyer on Level 1. Please refer to the programme for the time of each coffee break.
Speakers’ Ready Room
Upon collecting your badge, all speakers and presenters are requested to proceed to the Speakers’ Ready Room (Rm EA-02-14) to submit your PowerPoint slide presentations. Please note that all presentation files should be submitted at least 4 hours prior to your session.
|Monday, 9 December 2019||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Tuesday, 10 December 2019||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Wednesday, 11 December 2019||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Thursday, 12 December 2019||8:00am – 2:00pm|
If you are unable to send your slides to the secretariat at least 4 hours prior, please make sure that you have your slides in a USB stick to be uploaded in the common computer at the breakout rooms. If you are presenting from your own laptop, please ensure that you have your adaptor ready, especially if you are using a Macbook.
Posters are presented at the foyer on Level 2 throughout the Conference. Poster judging sessions will take place during lunch on 9th and 11th December and poster authors are encouraged to stand by their posters during this period.
Poster authors are to note the poster set-up and dismantling schedule below. Kindly remove your posters within the specific dismantling period. Posters that are not removed on time will be disposed.
|Date||Set-up Period (Hrs)||Dismantling Period (Hrs)|
|Monday, 9 December 2019||8:00am – 9:00am||-|
|Tuesday, 10 December 2019||-||5:30pm – 6:30pm|
|Wednesday, 11 December 2019||8:00am – 9:00am||-|
|Thursday, 12 December 2019||-||1:30pm – 2:30pm|
Certificates of Attendance and Presentation
Certificates of Attendance are available for collection at the registration counters located on Level 1 from Tuesday, 9 December 2019, 2:00pm onwards.
Authors may collect their Certificates of Presentation from Speakers’ Ready Room on Level 2, EA-02-14, from Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 2:00pm onwards.
Welcome Reception, 9 December 2019
All registered delegates are invited to join us for an evening of networking, drinks and light refreshments to kick off ICBME 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Admission is by conference badge only.
Lab Tours, 10 December 2019
Delegates are welcome to join tours to the following labs on the afternoon of Tuesday, 10 December:
- Mechanobiology Institute & MechanoBioEngineering Lab
- Institute for Health Innovation and Technology (iHealthTech)
- Centre for Additive Manufacturing
- Advanced Robotics Centre
Please approach our registration staff for more information and to sign up.
Gala Dinner, 11 December 2016 (Ticketed Event)
The ICBME 2019 Gala Dinner will be held on Wednesday, 11 December, at Faber Peak Singapore (Ballroom) from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Dinner ticket includes the famous cable car ride.
Please note that admission is strictly by ticket only. Limited tickets are available for sale onsite, on a first-come-first-served basis. Ticket sale closes at 2:00pm on 9 December 2019. Please note that only cash payment will be accepted onsite.
Complimentary shuttle service to and fro Faber Peak will be provided. Please check with the registration counter for the shuttle service schedule.
Liability and Insurance
The Conference Organisers and Secretariat cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participant and accompanying persons. Participants are advised to take up their own travel and health insurance for their trip.
For post-Conference enquiries and information, please contact the Conference Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.