The 3rd WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering was held in Bangkok, Thailand. The congress brought together many biomedical engineers from all over teh world to share their experiences and to exchange views on the future development of biomedical engineering. The conference lecture was given by Dr. Woo, plenary lectures by Drs. Abraham Lee and Masahiro Sokabe and keynote lectures by Drs. Al Banes, Kai-Nan An, Kai-Ming Chan, Edward Guo, and Arthur Mak to name a few. It was a memorable event for colleagues and friends to establish friendships, to promote academic exchanges at an international level and to promote the interests of biomedical engineers.