BSN 2012, London, UK

Following the successes of eight annual BSN workshops held at Imperial College in London (2004, 2005), MIT in Boston (2006), RWTH Aachen University (2007), Chinese University in Hong Kong (2008), the University of California at Berkeley (2009), Singapore (2010), and the University of Texas at Dallas (2011), the Body Sensor Networks (BSN) conference was brought back to Imperial College between 9th and 12th of May 2012.

The ESPRIT group hosted a workshop on Pervasive Sensing in Sports and Extreme Environments at the in conjunction with the ninth annual Body Sensor Networks conference (BSN 2012). The workshop was selected to complement the main conference and aimed to provide a forum for academia, industries and governing bodies to exchange ideas, promote merging research directions, and present novel applications. Related tutorials were organised that were designed to provide participants the opportunity to complement the scientific programme with an in depth exploration of engineering topics, to gain new insights, knowledge, and skills, and to learn from the leaders in the field. More details on the conference is available at www.bsn2012.org.