Welcome Message

Dear Participants of Healthcom ‘2017 conference, Dear honored experts, leaders, ladies and gentlemen: Good morning! Welcome to Dalian and thank you for the support for Healthcom2017! Dalian is an important coastal city in China, the centers of shipping, logistics and finance and it is the most open and beautiful city in northeast China, which cooperates with global countries in economy, science and education. Dalian attaches great importance to the transformation of educational, scientific and technological achievements. I hope representatives and attendees will get to know Dalian and establish cooperation in Dalian. Dalian University is the only one city-affiliated University of Dalian. With 30-year rapid development, it has become an influential university in China. We have established friendship and cooperation with 118 universities from all over the world, such as America, UK, Japan and Australia by inviting many excellent global specialists to visit and teach in Dalian University and we also sent faculties to visit and study abroad. Computer science, Communication science and Medicine are the dominant disciplines of Dalian University. The integration of Information and Medical technology has promoted the teaching and researching levels, and lead to the advanced application of smart healthcare. On behalf of Dalian University, I would like to welcome your visit, communication and cooperation with Dalian University. The IEEE HEALTHCOM conference, as one of the most important meetings of the IEEE and influential academic conferences in the world has attracted a large number of global scientists and experts. Today, we gather to discuss and explore the cutting edge technology, practical application and future planning with the theme of "Improving Lives Through e-Health ICT Solutions", which will not only promote our own development, but also further promote the world's smart healthcare technology and industry. As the president of healthcom2017, I sincerely thank the members of the organizing committee who have worked hard for this event and thank you for your participation and support. Finally, I wish you all the harvest at this conference! Wish you a happy and safe trip in Dalian! Thank you! General Chairs of Healthcom 2017 Chengsheng Pan, Dalian University, China Lei Shu, University of Lincoln, UK/Nanjing Agricultural University, China