Welcome to the 2019 International Conference on Medical Design (MD2019) jointly hosted by Medical Design Association (MDA), National Taiwan Normal University and the Chang Gung Health and Culture Village. MD2019 provides a platform for exchanging ideas and innovations about the latest developments in the field of Medical Design among professionals around the world. With the fast growing of ageing population, the smart health and state-of-art medical technologies have fetched now world greatest concern. Recently, artificial intelligence and IoT become focal subjects. It stimulates essential issues in those applications, where IoT works together with AI, are only growing, creating new medical solutions and opportunities in the nearest future. Therefore, we have “Designing for Health: Bridging the Gap Between Healthcare and Technology” as our theme for this year’s conference.

The core value of MD conference is associating and exchanging the better medical design innovation, education, researches, and information from different parties. Again, we sincerely welcome you to Taiwan and hope that MD2019 will challenge and inspire you, and result in new knowledge, collaborations, and friendships.


Yours sincerely,
Professor Dr Kevin C. Tseng
MD2019 Conference General Chair
President of Medical Design Association

Kevin C. Tseng, Ph.D

Professor and Conference Chair
President of Medical Design Association,
National Taiwan Normal University




The International Conference on Medical Design (MD 2019) welcomes oral or poster presentations. MD2019 is to be held in Chang Gung Health and Culture Village, Taiwan. The scholars and practitioners are welcome to submit extended abstracts for the oral and poster presentations on any aspect of Medical Design in English at the MD conference. Some good extended abstracts will be recommended to submit Full Papers for oral/poster presentation at the conference. We will seriously evaluate and recommend some best submissions and presentations to the conference as the BEST CONFERENCE PAPER AWARD, BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD, and BEST POSTER PRESENTATION AWARD. All accepted Extended Abstracts and Full Papers at the MD conference will be published in the Proceedings, which will be provided to all registrants at the conference website as an electronic copy. All submissions should be prepared in MS Word format for publication in the Proceedings. Please download the MS Word Template, use it to prepare your Extended Abstract/- Full Pape, and submit it via the Paper Submission System. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Age-friendly Communities
  • Aging Population and Management
  • Behavior and Data Analysis in Healthcare/Medical Information Systems
  • Big Data and Management in Healthcare
  • Designing for Wellness
  • Financial Management in Healthcare
  • Government Policy and Healthcare Management
  • Health Economics - Costing and Pricing of Health Services
  • Healthcare Information Systems
  • Healthcare Logistics
  • Healthcare Operation Management
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Healthcare Risk Assessment and Prioritization
  • Healthcare Service Design
  • Healthy Ageing
  • Human Resources Management in Healthcare
  • Inclusive Design
  • Information Management in Healthcare
  • Innovation in Healthcare
  • Innovative Healthcare Information Systems
  • Location and Allocations Problems in Healthcare
  • Long-term Care
  • Management of Healthcare Professionals and Teams
  • Management Science in Healthcare
  • Medical Design
  • Planning and Scheduling Healthcare Delivery
  • Privacy and Security in Healthcare Information Systems
  • Strategy, Leadership, and Management in Healthcare
  • Other Related Fields in Medical Design


The deadline for author registration is 19 October 2019. Please note that registrations accompanying accepted papers must be received by 19 September 2019 and are non-refundable. If you register late, your paper may not appear in the conference program and the Proceedings.

Abstract Submission

July 19, 2019

October 13, 2019

Notification of Review Outcome

August 09, 2019

October 20, 2019

Camera-Ready Submission

September 19, 2019

November 4, 2019

Deadline for Early Bird Registration Payment

September 19, 2019

Registration Payment Before

October 19, 2019

November 11, 2019

Conference Date

November 19-22, 2019


At least one author of every accepted paper or poster should have a Regular Registration no later than 09 October 2019 to be presented at the conference and included in the proceedings. Please note that one regular registration will cover the publication of only one accepted paper or poster.

* All online charges are made in US dollars at the current exchange rate.

** With the funding support from the Ministry of Science and Technology, R.O.C, the reduced registration fees are available for local delegates and local students.

*** All participants are welcome to join Medical Design Association (MDA) for a discounted fee by filling the MDA Membership Form and email to MDA email.

Please note

1. A confirmation notice will be sent via email to all registrants only after full payment has been received. Please contact md2019@pddlab.org if you do not receive any confirmation one week prior to the event.

2. Attendance will only be allowed upon full receipt of payment.

3. Registration fee refunds should be made in writing before 31 October 2019. Refunds will be subjected to an administrative charge of to be borne by the registrant. Bank charges that occur will be borne by the registrant. No refunds will be provided for cancellations or no shows after this date.


Chinese delegates please download the application form and follow the instruction for applying the entry into Taiwan region.


General Chair

Kevin C. Tseng

Publicity & Public Relations Chair

Yeh, Chia-Yueh

Program Chair

Chien-Lung Hsu

Promotions Chair

Tsai-Hsuan Tsai

Technical Program Chair

Wann-Yun Shieh

Public Affair Chair

Tzyh-Chyang Chang

Finance Chair

Sung-Hui Tseng

Local Arrangement Chairs

Wan-Chu, Liao

Workshop Chair

Hsing-Yeh Tai

International Workshop Chair

I-Han Chen

Competition Chair

Jeff C. Chen

ABOUT MDA & Chang Gung Health and Culture Village

Travel Guide


No. 2, Changqing Road, Guishan District, Taoyuan City, 333