IFMBE Latin America Summer School “Emerging HealthCare & Digital Tech for Next Generation Remote HealthCare and Assisted Living” is organized by Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Electronics Department, Bogotá Colombia, in collaboration with Colombian National association ABIOIN.

The Summer School is an academic program that brings together professionals, researchers, and students from various disciplines to address critical challenges in geriatric care considering global models of digital transformation in healthcare. It is supported by IFMBE, a summer school that has been held since 2017 to date and has contributed to the training of over 300 students in Latin America, with the support of an academic and scientific committee, members of regional societies.

The main objective is to introduce participants to the convergence models of Health Care & Digital Tech and the importance of knowledge of the elderly in all its dimensions for the proper use of emerging technologies in recurrent digital transformation in health care services and social inclusion considering cybersecurity, connectivity, interoperability, cloud services, and intelligent models supporting decisions for healthy aging and the inclusion of older adults in society.

The summer school takes place at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, offering a vibrant and multicultural environment that enriches the learning experience and promotes interdisciplinary collaboration.

Professors and researchers from IFMBE and CORAL, who are experts in their fields, providing a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge that prepares participants to face real-world challenges.

The Summer School will take place from July 2nd to 6th. Registration are open from May 1, 2024. More information can be found on the website:


For more information and registration, please contact to the Chair of the Summer School:

Prof Martha Zequera

Full professor – Electronics Department, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

IFMBE Chair E&A and S&RG-WG

[email protected]

Picture from last year’s Summer School