8th Annual DigiTec Business Forum, June 20, 2015, Yerevan, Armenia-Marriott
 8th Annual DigiTec Business Forum, June 20, 2015, Yerevan, Armenia-Marriott

Session “ICT & Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare”

June 24, 2015

 8th Annual DigiTec Business Forum, June 20, 2015, Yerevan, Armenia-Marriott

Co-located with 3rd German-Armenian Telemedicine and eHealth Workshop

& TEMPUS IV BME-ENA Project Dissemination Event

The session “ICT and Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare” took place on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at 12:00-17:00at Armenia-Marriott hotel in Yerevan. The session was co-hosted by Armenian Association of Telemedicine (AATM) and Union of Information Technology Enterprises (UITE), within the frameworks of the DigiTec Business Forum – the largest digital technology forum and exposition held annually under the High Patronage of the Prime Minister of Armenia, Mr. Hovik Abrahamyan. 
The session was conducted jointly with the Ministry of Health of Republic of Armenia, and featured keynote addresses, discussions, lectures and business presentations by government officials, experts, academia leaders, healthcare institutions, and commercial entities in the field of eHealth, telemedicine and other medical technologies.
This year the Session was co-located with the 3rd German-Armenian Telemedicine and eHealth Workshop within the frameworks of the project jointly funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Armenian State Committee on Science (SCS)
The Session also included a presentation by AATM President Dr. Georgi Chaltikyan titled “New European Joint Master’s Program in Biomedical Engineering (BME) in Armenia” describing a new educational program in medical technologies launching in September 2015 at National Polytechnic University of Armenia (NPUA) and Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University (RAU), that is being developed under TEMPUS IV project BME-ENA.
Apart from co-hosting and moderating the session, Armenian Association of Telemedicine, together with their Armenian partners from NPUA and RAU, as well as international partners from Deggendorf Institute of Technology (Germany) and Klughammer GmbH (Germany) also presented with a stand (a “booth”) in the exhibition area of DigiTec Business Forum 2015 throughout Friday, June 19, and Saturday, June 20, where several thousands of attendees of the Forum were given information about ongoing international projects, including TEMPUS BME-ENA Project, and German-Armenian Telemedicine and eHealth Project. On Friday, June 19, at 10 AM AATM’s projects and programs were also presented at the official Opening of the Forum with Tour of the Exhibition to the Prime Minister’s delegation.

Please, follow this link to download the presentations of the Session.

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