Events, Conferences

Where we meet, present, discuss. Past and upcoming events.

Coming soon

55th EASD Annual Meeting 2019 in Barcelona

16-20th september 2019, Barcelona, Spain, go here for the conference page.

At this conference, the the European Diabetes Forum organises a dedicated meeting on how to move even closer to getting things done: the "EUDF* Evening Symposium: From concept to coalition. National responses to the diabetes epidemic". This will have a keynote address by Stefan Sauermann.

Forum Spital

24-25th September 2019, Mauerbach. Go here for the details.

This has Stefan Sauermann as chairman.



Joint Workshop on Medical Device Registries

17th June 2019, Brussels, Belgium.

The European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT), together with BioMed Alliance and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) organised a joint Workshop with the ESC and EFORT on medical device registries. The workshop brought together policy makers, researchers, industry representatives, and experts working with registries to explore what role clinical registries may play in informing regulators’ market surveillance activities, and to identify a possible “common framework” for EU registries responding to the needs of regulators, patients, physicians and industry alike.

This had a presentation of Stefan Sauermann: "Linking registries with the European Electronic Patient Health

dHealth Conference

28-29th May 2019, Vienna, Austria

dHealth is the largest and most relevant conference in the field of eHalth in Austria. Go here for the program booklet and the proceedings.

Find here all presentations from 2019. See the Session "Telemedicine for Follow up of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in Austria and Europe". This was chaired by Stefan Sauermann, also with his presentation "Towards Standards Based Data Sharing for Follow up of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices"

Technikum Wien was present with students from the BBE and MME programs, in the program committee and the organisation committee, as well as reviewers and presenters.

HL7 Austria Jahrestagung

22nd March 2019, Vienna, Austria

Go here for a summary of the day, and for some pictures.

This had a presentation from Stefan Sauermann. "Flashlights on CDA: I can share your heartbeat! Tele health monitoring für Herzschrittmacherpatienten"

ESC Regulatory Affairs / EHRA Joint Task Force Workshop on "Remote Monitoring of Cardiac implanted Electronic Devices".

27th February 2019, Brussels, Belgium.

Thsi workshop was organised by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The event was part of an activity jointly run by ESC and the European Heart Rhythm Association (an ESC branch), and which aims to understand the regulatory implications of remote monitoring, addressing issues such as consent, responsibility, and cybersecurity.

This had a presentation from Stefan Sauermann: "Electronic Health Records & Remote monitoring: Challenges & Opportunities".

Workshop on Harmonization of Connectivity of the Digital Citizen Series

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, Zurich, Switzerland. See the details.

This workshop was organised by the IEEE with an emphasis on wearable devices (hardware, software, analytics, mobility, and security), intended for both industry and academic researchers from the United States and Europe.  As part of the IEEE-SA Industry Connections “Harmonization of Connectivity of the Digital Citizen” program, the goal of the event is to identify working group members and task leaders to develop and implement a Wearable Wireless Testbed.

This had a presentation from Stefan Sauermann: "Interoperability and Data: Customer and IEEE Perspective"

Connectathon Energy

January 28-31 2019, Vienna, Austria. Go here for the details

The Connectathon Energy 2019 was the final event of the project Integrating the Energy systems. It took place from the 28th until the 31st of January in Vienna and was a complete success. With about double the number of active participating companies and research institutes and a well visited workshop and symposium the message was clear: Interoperability is a key factor for future energy development and people can clearly see and understand its importance.

This had a large amount of contributions from Technikum Wien, as we were a strong partner in the project. See the project homepage for all the details.



8th October 2018, Berlin , Germany. Go here for a summary.

The 3rd "Interoperability Day" was co-organised with the HL7 and IHE yearly meetings in Germany,

It had a presentation from Stefan Sauermann: "Continua Standards für mHealth : Die Grundlage für Telemedizin und digitale persönliche Gesundheitsdienste"

Forum Spital

3-4th October 2018, Mauerbach bei Wien, Austria

This conference was hosted by imh. It had a presentation from Stefan Sauermann: "Auswirkungen und Praxis zur Anwendung der Rahmenrichtlinie für IT-Infrastruktur für Telemonitoring"

Swiss eHealth Summit

11-12th September 2019, Bern, Switzerland

Go here for some impressions from the Swiss eHealth Summit 2018.

This had a presentation from Stefan Sauermann: "Continua Guidelines: Aktueller Stand und Ausblick"

HL7 Jahrestagung

14th March 2018, see details, at Courtyard by Marriott Vienna Prater/Messe

UAS Technikum Wien is attending and presenting

XPOMET© Convention

21. – 23. März 2018 KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo, Leipzig, Germany

Die XPOMET© Convention ist die erste und einzige Veranstaltung ihrer Art: Sie vereint interdisziplinäre Vernetzung, hochkarätige Keynotes, progressive Projekt- und Diskussionsanstöße sowie innovative und interaktive Formate zu einer dreitägigen Hommage an Technologie, Fortschritt und das Weiterdenken in der Medizin. Die Convention richtet sich an alle Akteure im Gesundheitswesen, insbesondere an Mediziner, Entscheidungsträger medizinischer Institutionen, an die Protagonisten der ingenieurtechnischen Medizin, modernen Pharmazie, Biotechnologie sowie Pflege und an Studenten.

If interested please contact 

Herausforderung OP

30.01.2018 - 01.02.2018, Hotel Vienna South – Hilton Garden Inn

Presentation: Wie vernetzen wir Medizintechnik und IT in OP und ICU, DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann, FH Technikum Wien

IHE Connecthathon and WeekConnect in Den Haag

The 2018 IHE Connectathon (CAT) takes place 16-20. April 2018, in Den Haag, The Netherlands.

The ministries of health and of commerce of The Netherlands are organising a large event around the CAT: The WeekConnect, with a focus on interoperability.

The IES Project here at UAS Technikum Wien will demonstrate live testing of smart grid components on the CAT testing floor, and will provide a number of workshops, showing how IHE methods can help to achieve an interoperable smart grid.

eHealth 2018 - 12th Annual Conference on  Health Informatics meets eHealth

8.-9. May 2018, Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria.

UAS Technikum Wien attends, presents, and co-organises.

Again the main Austrian eHealth event will take place in Schönbrunn Castle. There will be a students contest, and the eHealth / telemedicine award (ET Award) for innovative patient communication

Paper submission will be open until 2018-02-14. See the call for papers.

61. Kongress der Krankenhausmanager Österreichs

14. - 16. Mai 2018, at the Design Center Linz, a high level conference in the field of hospital management will take place. This year the topic is "Mensch sein im digitalen Krankenhaus" (Being a human in the digital hopsital). The conference is organised by "Vereinigung der Krankenhausdirektoren Oberösterreich" (VKDOÖ),  See details as they bocome available at the conference homepage, and at facebook.

pHealth 2018

12th - 14th June 2018, Gjøvik, Norway 

Personalized Health (pHealth) is a global forum for technologists, health scientists and medical professionals. The forum that enables cross-collaboration, public-private partnerships, and academic research inspired by and targeting the health care. All the various stakeholders need to work together towards the efficient and effective personalized healthcare solutions. The conference focuses on modern technologies for data gathering, analysis, and dissemination to the wide range of medical, health, and well-being circumstances.


IEEE Summit on Technology for Health Transforming Healthcare and Wellbeing

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, The Hotel Brussels, Belgium.

This major one-day Summit from IEEE – the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity – will consider how technology can contribute to advance personalised healthcare.

This event brought together policymakers, leaders in the healthcare, medical technology and electronics industries, as well as expert patients, for a dialogue on connected technology-enabled healthcare (e.g. smart / bio-sensing wearables, implantable technologies, etc).

Look who was a member of the 2017 Program Committee! :)

22. Österreichische Konferenz Gesundheitsfördernder Krankenhäuser und Gesundheitseinrichtungen

23. bis 24. November 2017 Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen, zugleich 11. Österreichische Konferenz Rauchfreier Gesundheitseinrichtungen.

Die digitale Revolution im Gesundheitswesen: Chancen und Herausforderungen für Gesundheitsförderung

Presentation in Plenum 1 "Die digitale Revolution in Gesundheitseinrichtungen: Wohin geht die Reise für die Gesundheitsförderung?": Die digitale Revolution und ihre Auswirkungen auf die Gesellschaft, DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann, FH Technikum Wien

11. Symposium Integrierte Versorgung 2017 -Primärversorgung – Wegbereiter für den integrierten Versorgungsansatz

8. November 2017 Haus der Musik Seilerstätte 30, 1010 Wien, see the program, and the presentations.

Presentation: Digital Healthcare als Werkzeug für die nahtlose Integrierte Versorgung, DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann, FH Technikum Wien

IHE Day Vienna

8. November 2017, Wien in Wien mit hochrangigen, internationel erfolgreichen Speakern wie Dr. Herwig Ostermann, BMGF; Aron Appel-Jeronen (CSC); Dr. DI Günter Rauchegger, Vorstandsmitglied IHE Austria (/Geschäftsführer ELGA GmbH) und DI Jürgen Brandstätter, Vorstandsmitglied IHE Austria.

See the program and the picture gallery

LISAvienna Business Tref: Challenges for Medical Devices and IVDs

Tuesday November 7, 2017 - 09:30 bis 20:00, FH Campus Wien, Favoritenstraße 226, 1100 Wien

Partly in English! Infos and registration here.

Im Rahmen der feierlichen Eröffnung des Operationssaal–Innovation Centers (OPIC) veranstaltet LISAvienna in Kooperation mit der FH Campus Wien und einen ganztägigen Business Treff. Es erwarten Sie spannende Vorträge und Workshops.  Nutzen Sie die Vorträge am Vormittag, um sich mit den Neuerungen bei MDR und IVDR und den damit verbundenen Auswirkungen auseinanderzusetzen. Welche Herausforderungen bringt die neue ISO:13485:2016? Was muss in Zukunft bei der klinischen Prüfung und Leistungsbewertung beachtet werden?

Rehab Week 2017

17-20 July 2017, London, UK, Co - orgnised by International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS), British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (BSRM), IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), INRS

eHealth events May 2017, Vienna, Austria

In May 2017 we had a massive series of eHealth related events in Vienna. Go here for the real thing.

LISAvienna Business Treff

Medical Devices as Success Story for the High Technology Area Vienna

29th March 2017, 16:30, Van Swieten Saal der Medizinischen Universität Wien, Van-Swieten-Gasse 1a, 1090 Vienna.


HL7 Austria: HL7 Jahrestagung 2017

15th March 2017, Vienna, Austria

„Flashlights: Stefan Sauermann (FH Technikum Wien): Status Telegesundheitsplattform

Photonics West 2017

28 January - 2 February 2017, San Francisco, USA


Furore Health Informatics: HL7 FHIR Developer Days 2016

Amsterdam, 16-18 November 2016 (

See the student track! We had a student there, see his report here.

HIMSS: World of Health IT

21-22 November 2016, Barcelona, see the program.

See a summary, slides, presentations

Matthias Frohner: Standards for Ageing in Europe, presented in the "Active Aging" Track

DGTelemed: 7. Nationaler Fachkongress Telemedizin

3-4. November 2016, Berlin, Germany, see program

Ellington Hotel, Berlin

DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann (UAS Technikum Wien), Dr. Irina Weik (Austria Federal Minstry of Health and Women): "eHealth Applications in Austria: Telemonitoring", representing the position of the ministry 

See some impressions from the event

Business Circle: eHealth Forum

20-21. October 2016, Mauerbach, Austria, see program

Stefan Sauermann "Telegesundheitsdienste, Telemonitoring", in Fachforum "TELEMEDIZIN & mHEALTH"

IIR: Think Digital Health

19-20. October 2016, Vienna, Austria

see the report

Mathias Forjan: Anwendungsmöglichkeiten von Hospital und Rehabilitation @ home

Stefan Sauermann: Medizinische Daten von daheim: Empfehlungen für die Umsetzung

Medizintechnik Cluster OÖ: DIGITAL MEDTECH – be inspired! // Kick-Off der Initiative Digital MedTech

See the final report

13. Oktober 2016, 09.30 - 17.15, Ars Electronika Center Linz, Austria, see program

 Stefan Sauermann: Digital Healthcare: "Neue Potentiale & Herausforderungen"

PDES 2016

October 5th to 7th, 2016, Lednice, Czech Republic

BMT 2016 "Dreiländertagung" Swiss, Austrian 
and German Societies of Biomedical Engineering

4 – 6 October 2016 Basel, Switzerland

12th Vienna International Workshop on FES

September 08-09, 2016
+ Pre-Conference Courses September 07, 2016

Austrian eHealth SDOs: 11. Österreichisches Interoperabilitätsforum

27. September 2016, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

Moderation: Stefan Sabutsch, Stefan Sauermann

HIMSS: Swiss eHealth Summit 2016

20-21. September 2016, Kongress und Kursaal Bern, see the program

Stefan Sauermann: "Fallstricke und Meilensteine - Interdisziplinäre eHealth-Projekte" in the session "Kostenoptimierung und Innovationskraft – Quellen für interdisziplinäre Aufbruchstimmung"

Stefan Sauermann: "Standards und Referenzarchitekturen für Telemedizin: Entwicklungen in Österreich und Europa", in the session "Interoperabilität, Interkonnektivität - Systemarchitektur und Systemsicherheit in Wechselwirkung?"

eHealth Week, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 8-10. June 2016

eHealth Summit, Vienna, Austria, 24-25. May 2016

Photonics West 2016

13 - 18 February 2016, San Francisco, USA