The 6th International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Technologies for HealthCare (AATCare), November 2-5, 2020, Madeira, Portugal 


AATCare 2020 intends to provide a leading edge, scholarly forum for researchers, engineers, and students alike to share their state-of-the-art research and developmental work in the broad areas of Ambient Assisted Technologiesin healthcare. AATCare will be held in Mdeira, Portugal (2-5 November 2020) in conjunction with the 8th International Conference on Current and Future Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare (ICTH 2020).

Important Dates 

Paper Submission Due:  August 1, 2020

Acceptance Notification: August 5, 2020 

Final Manuscript Due:    August 30, 2020


Ambient Assisted Technologies and techniques with the smart devices have evolved into an active area of research and development in healthcare systems. This is due to the healthcare system that faces diverse and complex everyday challenges, ranging from used equipment and drug inventory management to patients’ records. In addition to these challenges are patient monitoring, scheduling and follow-up managements in hospitals, homes and nursing homes, as well as providing the appropriate transportation. 

AATCare aims to bring together people from both academia and industry for original discussions and to prompt future directions in the development of new techniques and strategies for healthcare. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Context and situation awareness 
Human-Agent Interactions
Human-Computer Interactions
Intelligent data fusion and aggregation
Intelligent query and data dissemination
Intelligent systems in hospitals
Knowledge modeling and reasoning
Mobile peer-to-peer systems for healthcare
Patients diagnosis and monitoring systems
Patients transportations
Recommender systems for healthcare
Robotics in healthcare
Secure systems using smart techniques for healthcare
Security, trust and privacy in healthcare
Sensors and actuators for healthcare
Simulation tools and methods for healthcare
Smart sensors for healthcare
Smart systems for patient care
Software agents in healthcare
Paper Format

The submitted paper must be formatted according to the guidelines of Procedia Computer Science, MS Word Template, Elsevier.

Paper Length

Submitted technical papers must be no longer than 6 pages for full papers, including all figures, tables and references.

Paper Submission

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically using the online conference management system in PDF format before the deadline.

The submission processes will be managed by If you have used this system before, you can use the same username and password. If this is your first time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by clicking “I have no EasyChair account” button. Upon completion of registration, you will get a notification email from the system and you are ready for submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system.


All AATCare 2020 accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series on-line. Procedia Computer Science is hosted by Elsevier on and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (, and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed by Scopus ( and by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation Index ( All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Scopus ( and Engineering Village (Ei) ( This includes EI Compendex ( Moreover, all accepted papers will be indexed in DBLP ( The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. You will be able to provide a hyperlink to all delegates and direct your conference website visitors to your proceedings. Selected papers will be invited for publication, in the following special issues:

Organizing committee 

Naba Haque, KellyOCG, Belgium 

Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada 

Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, IMOB, Hasselt University, Belgium

Publicity Chair 

Hana Gharrad, IMOB, Hasselt University, Belgium


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