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EMBS R9 Video Clip Contest: Inspiring Women in Bioengineering

Call for 5-Minute Video Clip Inspiring Women in Bioengineering

The R9 Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBS) is pleased to announce the 5-Minute Video Clip Contest (R9-EMBS ViContest) at R9 EMBS WIE Virtual Event, December 17, 2021.

The topic is: How to Inspire Women to choose Medical & Biology Engineering.

We want a gender equal society where women feel empowered. Open-mindedness, altruism, courage, compassion, belief in the potential of people, transformation and women empowerment,​ these are de qualities we want to transmit to inspire women to choose to be an engineer, but not just any engineering degree, biomedical engineers. Biomedical engineers directly transform people’s lives in many ways. Their designs and developments directly impact people and we want those qualities to stand out in the videos. The contest is open for submissions from IEEE EMB Students, EMB Graduate Students, EMBS members, EMB Senior Members, EMB Life members, IEEE members and non-EMB members including undergraduates and graduate students of all majors, as well as researchers from all over the world.

The contest is open for submissions from IEEE EMB Students, EMB Graduate Students, EMBS members, EMB Senior Members, EMB Life members, IEEE members and non-EMB members including undergraduates and graduate students of all majors, as well as researchers from all over the world.

Each team must be composed of:

  • Three to Six team members. 
    • One EMB Member, EMB Life Member, EMB Senior Member or EMB Graduate Student Member: Role Supervisor;
    • A minimum of two team members.

Note: Non-EMB members can participate on the contest. At least two team members must be either IEEE EMBS Students members, EMBS Graduate students members or EMBS members by the time they submit the full 5-minute video.

Schedule

  1. Submission deadline: December 3, 2021
    Member’s Vote open December 6, 2021.Member’s Vote close December 10, 2021.
    Each submission should include a full 5-minute video in mp4 format. The EMB members will select the best 5 teams via online votes. Votes open on December 6, 2021, close on December 10, 2021. The Organizing Committee (OC) will notify the best 5 teams to prepare to present their videos on December 17, 2021.
  2. Final selection at R9 EMB WIE Virtual Event
    Event date: December 17, 2021
    The five finalists will present their video and explain the idea behind it. The Organizing Committee (OC) will then present the awards winners.

Remember that the video will inspire future generations of Biomedical Engineers. The winning videos will be included in the R9 EMB website.

Please filled this form to participate in the contest:
Call for 5-Minute Video Clip Inspiring Women in Bioengineering (google.com)

Organizing Committee

  • Virginia Laura Ballarin – OC Chair
    Professor at Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina
    IEEE EMBS R9 WIE Representative
  • Abigail C. Teron
    Engineer at Aerospace company
    EMBS Puerto Rico and Caribbean Chair
  • Natalia Lopez Celani
    Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina
    EMBS Argentinian Chair
  • Fernando Ballina
    Universidad Nacional Arturo Jauretche
    Secretary of EMBS Argentinian Chapter 
  • Rosaura Hernandez Montelongo
    Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
    EMBS Guadalajara Chapter

Download this call for application in PDF format here!