The first international conference on telemedicine will held in Chennai, India in November 2007. Apollo Hospitals, Sankara Nethralaya and Sri Ramachandra Medical University will sponsor the conference. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Department of Science and Technology (DIT) will support the conference. The conference would be mainly focused on telemedicine and tele-education in developing countries. A trade exhibition on the need-based, cost-effective customised technology and a pre-conference workshop will also be conducted.