October  3rd - 5th of 2018


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Click here to download the CLABIO 2018 final program
Day 1: WEDNESDAY the 3rd of October 2018
XIII Regional Symposium on Basic Biomedical Sciences:
Medical Applications of Electrical Bio-Impedance Spectroscopy (EBIS).
Location: Theater "Ernesto Gutiérrez", Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of Caldas, Carrera 25 (Avenida Paralela) # 48-57, Manizales-Caldas-Colombia.
Start End What
07:00 08:00 Registration
08:00 08:15

Opening ceremony of the Symposium
- Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa (Director of the PhD Program Biomedical Science)
- Claudia-Patricia Jaramillo-Angel (Dean of the Health Faculty - Ucaldas)
- Alex-Enrique Pava-Ripoll (Director of the Medical Basic Sciences Dept.)

08:15 08:30 Presentation of the book "Bioimpedance in Biomedical Applications and Research" / Franco Simini.
08:30 09:00 Basic physics of Electrical Bio-Impedance (EBI) / David-Alejandro Miranda-Mercado
09:00 09:30 Biological aspects (from atoms and molecules to organisms) / Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa
09:30 10:00 Equipments / Cesar-Antonio Gonzalez-Diaz
10:00 10:30 Coffee break 1
10:30 11:00 Overweight and obesity / Clara-Helena Gonzalez-Correa
11:00 11:30 Fibromyalgia / Evelyn Colina-Gallo
11:30 12:00 Sarcopenia / Felipe Marulanda-Mejia
12:00 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:30 Cervical cancer / Paula-Andrea Gallego
14:30 15:00 Colorectalcancer / Edelberto Mulett-Vasquez
15:00 15:30 Skin cancer / Felipe Jaramillo Ayerbe
15:30 16:00 Coffee break 2
16:00 16:30 Bone fractures / Antonio Dell'Osa
16:30 17:00 Critically ill patients (Intensive Care Units) / Edelberto Mulett-Vasquez
17:00 17:30 Renal Patients / Luz-Andrea Chaves-Poveda
17:30 18:30 Practical demonstration
20:00 22:00 3rd-CLABIO Welcome Cocktail. Hotel Carretero
Day 2: Thursday the 4th of October 2018 - CONFERENCE
Location: Room "Picasso", Hotel
Carretero, Carrera 23 # 35-A-31, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. Telephone:
+57-6-8930300. Mobile: +57-311-748 5434.
Start End Session What
07:00 08:00 Registration
08:00 08:15 Opening ceremony of CLABIO 2018
- Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa (Chairman of CLABIO 2018)
- Gonzalo Taborda-Ocampo (Research Director, UC)
- Claudia-Patricia Jaramillo-Angel (Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, UC)
08:15 08:30 Presentation of the book "Bioimpedance in Biomedical Applications and Research"  
Pedro Bertemes Filho.
08:30 09:00 Keynote lecture 1.  The future of electrical impedance in human medicine. 
Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa
09:00 09:15 1 Assessment of the Heath-Carter somatotype in adults using bioelectrical impedance analysis
Sergey Rudnev, Marina Negasheva and Elena Godina
09:15 09:30 2 Bioelectrical impedance analysis, hydrometry and hydrodensitometry for body composition assessment in South-American adult women
Julio Caicedo-Eraso, Clara-Helena Gonzalez-Correa, Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa and
Dympna Gallagher
09:30 09:45 3 The alpha parameter of the Cole-Cole model as indicator of fibromyalgia
Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa, Evelyn Colina-Gallo, David-Alejandro Miranda-Mercado
09:45 10:00 4 Physical performance and muscular status in sarcopenic elderly after an exercise and dietary supplement program
Felipe Marulanda-Mejia, Clara Helena Gonzalez-Correa, José-Armando Vidarte-Claros and Héctor David Castiblanco-Arroyave
10:00 10:30 Coffee break 1
10:30 10:45 5 Prevalence of sarcopenia among young elderly community-dwelling living in

David Ricardo Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Ana Milena Lopez-Salazar, Clara Helena Gonzalez-Correa and Carmen Lucia Curcio-Borrero
10:45 11:00 6 Relationship between combined COPD assessment, body composition and muscle strength
Julian-Alonso Gaona-Arias, Clara Helena Gonzalez-Correa, Luz Elena-Sepúlveda-Gallego and Lina Marcela Duque-González
11:00 11:15 7 Body Composition and Functional Capacity in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Pineda-Zuluaga Maria-Camila, González-Correa Clara Helena
11:15 11:30 8 Electrical Impedance Tomography for Neonatal Ventilation Assessment: a narrative review
Alejandro Masner, Fernanda Blasina and Franco Simini
11:30 11:45 9 Electric impedance and healing of diabetic foot ulcers
Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez Correa, Ricardo Rivera and Santiago Martinez Tautiva
11:45 12:00 10 Bioimpedance and bone fracture detection: A state of the art
Antonio Dell'Osa, Carmelo Felice and Franco Simini
12:00 12:15 11 Relationship Between Colposcopy and Bioelectric Parameters in Cervical Squamous Epithelium in Women of Caldas-Colombia in Premenopausal, Menopausal and Postmenopausal Stages
Paula Andrea Gallego Sanchez, German Olarte Echeverri, William Aristizabal Botero, Jeronimo Rojas Diaz and Carlos Alberto Ruiz Villa
12:15 12:30 12 Rectal electrical bioimpeance spectrosocopy in the detection of colorectal anomalies associated with cancer
Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa, Edelberto Mulett-Vásquez, Mauricio Osorio-Chica, David-Alejandro Miranda-Mercado
12:30 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:30 Keynote lecture 2. Present and future of Electrical Impedance Tomography
Franco Simini
14:30 14:45 13 Bioimpedance: new approach to non-invasive detection of liver fibrosis – a pilot study
Daniel Ianni Filho and Ademar Yamanaka
14:45 15:00 14 Intra Abdominal Pressure Monitoring by Surface Bioimpedance Estimation
Marcelo David, Eliyahu Yellin, Francisco Pracca and Franco Simini
15:00 15:15 15 Gel impedance used as a pressure sensor: preliminary results
Simon Brunnquell, Vinicius Sirtoli and Pedro Bertemes Filho
15:15 15:30 16 Evaluation of Pseudomonas sp. growth in culture medium using electrical impedance spectroscopy with two bipolar geometries
Jainer Enrique Aranzazu Osorio and Luis Hildebrando Alzate Alzate
15:30 16:00 Coffee break 2
16:00 16:15 17 Effect of the electrode surface on the tetrapolar impedance measurements of Hela Cells in suspension
Sandra Pinto Bohorquez, Edgar Pinzón Nieto, Sandra Corzo Mantilla and David Miranda Mercado
16:15 16:30 18 Total polyphenol content in fruit quantified by electrical bioimpedance
Carmona-Hernández Juan Carlos , Cabrera-López John Jairo , Gonzalez-Correa Clara Helena  Velasco-Medina Jaime
16:30 16:45 19 PCB-3D-Printed Reusable Wells for Impedance Spectroscopy of Glucose in Aqueous Solutions
Cabrera-López John Jairo, García María Fernanda , Neuta-Arciniegas Paola , Campo Oscar and Velasco-Medina Jaime
16:45 17:00 20 Investigation of Poultry Aging by Impedance Spectroscopy
Hanen Nouri and Olfa Kanoun
17:00 18:00 Poster session
18:30 21:30 "Chiva" tour (city tour in a especial redesigned truck)
Day 3: Friday the 5th of October 2018 - CONFERENCE
Location: Room "Picasso", Hotel Carretero,
Carrera 23 # 35-A-31, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.
Telephone: +57-6-8930300. Mobile: +57-311-748 5434.
Start End Session What
08:00 08:30 Keynote lecture 3. Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy: concepts and tips
Pedro Bertemes Filho
08:30 08:45 21 Geometrical simplification of the Cole model to three parameters
Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa
08:45 09:00 22 Bioimpedance of the arm: equivalent electrical circuit
Antonio Dell'Osa
09:00 09:15 23 Modeling parasitic effects with a RLCRSC model in electrical impedance measurements
Douglas Dutra and Pedro Bertemes-Filho
09:15 09:30 24 Gene-sensor on the Basis of Magnetic Immobilization and Bioimpedance Measurements;
A proof of concept

Mukta Verma, Damayanti Gharpure and V G Wagh
09:30 09:45 25 Pre-processing of data using logarithmic transformation to improve the spatial resolution of
an EIT system for biomedical applications

Mukta Verma, Damayanti Gharpure and V G Wagh
09:45 10:00 26 EIDORS-Matlab interface for forward problem solving of electrical impedance tomography
Víctor Hugo Mosquera, Carlos Manuel Gonzalez and Edinson Ivan Ortega
10:00 10:30 Coffee break 1
10:30 10:45 27 Eletrical Impedance Tomography: a review about Open Hardware based prototype and optimization of images reconstruction
David Edson Ribeiro, Juliana Carneiro Gomes, Wellington Pinheiro Dos Santos, Valter Augusto Freitas Barbosa, Natalia Souza Soares, Rodrigo Beltrão Valença, Rodrigo Luiz Tomio Ogava and Ricardo Emmanuel De Souza
10:45 11:00 28 Electrical Impedance Tomography Image Reconstruction based on Backprojection and Extreme Learning Machines
Juliana Gomes, Rodrigo Valença, Rodrigo Ogava, Natália Soares, David Ribeiro, Valter Barbosa, Wellington Dos Santos and Ricardo de Souza
11:00 11:15 29 Continuous monitoring of conductivity using uniform magnetic field
Jeronimo Rojas Diaz, Carmelo Felice and Gabriel Ruiz
11:15 11:30 30 Gene-sensor on the Basis of Bioimpedance Measurements assisted with Nanotechnology; An Intrumentation Proposal
Gerardo Ames Lastra, Emilio Sacristán Rock and César Antonio González Díaz
11:30 11:45 31 Development of a customizable and portable Bioimpedance Spectroscopy meter BioZspectra-v1
Samuel Jaimes
11:45 12:00 32 Saline solution impedance sensor based on Poly Methyl Methacrylate and graphite:
preliminary results

John Alexander Gomez Sanchez and Pedro Bertemes Filho
10:45 14:00 Lunch
11:00 14:45 Keynote lecture 4. BIA vs gold standars: fat percentage/4-compartment model, visceral fat/MRI, and total body water/deuterium dilution
Hamish Alexander Fernando
16:00 16:25 Coffee break 2
16:25 16:50 Jury deliberation
Franco Simini
16:50 17:00 Handing of awards
Carlos-Augusto Gonzalez-Correa
17:00 17:10 Announcement and presentation of CLABIO-IV 2021
Cesar-Antonio Gonzalez-Diaz
17:10 17:20 Announcement and presentation of ICEBI 2019: XVII XVII International Conference on Electrical Bioimpedance. Bourbon Joinville Business Hotel. Joinville, Brazil, June 9-14, 2019
Pedro Bertemes Filho
10:00 10:30 Closure Ceremony
18:30 23:00 City center tour. Climb to the Manizales Cathedral balcony at the Church top
to get a fantastic panoramic view of Manizales. Farewell party.

Day 1 : Wednesday the 2nd of October
20:00 22:00 3rd-CLABIO welcome cocktail. Hotel Carretero
Day 2 : Thursday the 3rd of October
18:30 21:30 "Chiva" tour (city tour in a especial redesigned truck).
Day 3 : Friday the 4th of October
18:30 23:00 City center tour. Climb to the Manizales Cathedral balcony at the Church
top to get a fantastic panoramic view of Manizales. Farewell get together.
Day 4 : Saturday the 6th of October 2018
09:30 13:30 "Coffe Cultural Landscape" Tour.
Note: the social events of days 2 and 4 (“Chiva Tour” and "Coffe Cultural Landscape" Tour, respectively)
are subject to confirmation only if there is a minimum of 20 persons registered for each.