History of EMBC

EMBC continues to make history. We would not be where we are without the previous work of many others… to them we owe our success! Thank you!

Conference Year Location Conference Chair Program Chair
First 1979 Denver, CO Morton Schwartz
Second 1980 Washington, DC Lee Ostrander
Third 1981 Houston, TX Bernard Cohen
Fourth 1982 Philadelphia, PA Alfred Potvin
Fifth 1983 Columbus, OH Glen Gerhard
Sixth 1984 Los Angeles, CA Walter Welkowitz
Seventh 1985 Chicago, IL Barry Feinberg James Lin
Eighth 1986 Fort Worth, TX George Kondraske Charles Robinson
Ninth 1987 Boston, MA Ron Newbower Kenneth Foster
Tenth 1988 New Orleans, LA Cedric Walker Gerald Harris
Eleventh 1989 Seattle, WA Francis Spelman Yongmin Kim
Twelfth 1990 Philadelphia, PA Banu Onaral Peder Pedersen
Thirteenth 1991 Orlando, FL Joachim Nagel William Smith
Fourteenth 1992 Paris, France Swamy Laximarayan
Jean-Louis Coatrieux
Robert Plonsey
Jean-Pierre Morucci
Fifteenth 1993 San Diego, CA Andrew Szeto Rangaraj Rangayyan
Sixteenth 1994 Baltimore, MD Gideon Kantor Murray Eden
Seventeenth 1995 Montreal, Canada Fernand Roberge Robert Kearney
Eighteenth 1996 Amsterdam, Netherlands Herman Bloom
Charles Robinson
Wim Rutten
Michael Neuman
Nineteenth 1997 Chicago, IL Robert Jaeger Gyan Agarwal
Twentieth 1998 Hong Kong, PRC H.K. Chang
Andrew Szeto
Y.T. Zhang
Rangaraj Rangayyan
Twenty-First 1999 Atlanta, GA Janie Fouke Susan Blanchard
Twenty-Second 2000 Chicago, IL Cedric Walker Joseph Bronzino
John Enderle
Twenty-Third 2001 Istanbul, Turkey Yorgo Istefanopulos
Robert Kearney
Metin Akay
Yasemin Kahya
Twenty-Fourth 2002 Houston, TX John W. Clark Periklis Y. Ktonas
Twenty-Fifth 2003 Cancun, Mexico Jorge E. Monzon
Jose C. Principe
Joaquin Azpiroz
Jean-Louis Coatrieux
Twenty-Sixth 2004 San Francisco, CA Donna L. Hudson Z.P. Liang
Twenty-Seventh 2005 Shanghai, China Y.T. Zhang Christian Roux
Twenty-Eighth 2006 New York, NY Atam Dhawan
Metin Akay
Andrew Laine
Ki Chon
Twenty-Ninth 2007 Lyon, France Andre Dittmar
John Clark
Eric McAdams
Nigel Lovell
Thirtieth 2008 Vancouver, Canada Guy Dumon
Henrietta Galiana
Paolo Vicini
Jose Principe
Thirty-First 2009 Minneapolis, MN Bin He
Yongmin Kim
Xiaochuan Pan
Greg Worrell
Thirty-Second 2010 Buenos Aires, Argentina Ricardo Armentano
Donna Hudson
Jorge Monzon
Jim Patton
Thirty-Third 2011 Boston, MA Paolo Bonato
Colin Brenan
Andrew Laine
Metin Akay
Thirty-Fourth 2012 San Diego, CA Michael Khoo Gert Cauwenbergh
Jim Weiland
Thirty-Fifth 2013 Osaka, Japan Kenji Sunagawa
Christian Roux
Toshiyo Tamura
Nigel Lovell
Thirty-Sixth 2014 Chicago, IL Zhi-Pei Liang
Xiaochuan Pan
Jeff Duerk
Jim Ji
Thirty-Seventh 2015 Milan, Italy Sergio Cerutti
Paolo Bonato
Nigel Lovell
Luca Mainardi
Thirty-Eighth 2016 Orlando, FL Bruce Wheeler
May Wang
Jose Principe
Jose Carmena
Justin Sanchez
Thirty-Ninth 2017 JeJu Island, S. Korea Kwang Suk Park
Yongmin Kim
Jim Weiland
Eung Je Woo
Y.T. Zhang
Thomas Penzel
Fortieth 2018 Honolulu, HI Jim Weiland Michelle Khine Greg Suaning

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