Two meetings on the theme Open Health: From Connected Health to Connected Wellbeing will be held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on 21-22 January, 2010. The events will also include the official launch of the British Computer Society’s BCS Health Northern Ireland branch.
Day One – 21 January, 2010 – will be held at the Spires Centre & Europa Hotel, Belfast. It will be a one day multidisciplinary conference, bringing together the key stakeholders in connected health from the Health Trusts, Academia, Industry and Government to share their knowledge and experience of using open and connected technologies to improve service delivery and health and well-being. The day will include the official launch of BCS Health Northern Ireland – a new forum for knowledge sharing in Health Informatics and Connected Health in Northern Ireland. The day will end with an evening networking event on Mobile, Open and Connected Health Technologies.
Day Two – 22 January, 2010 – will be held at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown. This will be an ‘invite-only’ summit workshop, which will provide an opportunity for decision-makers to address key questions on the future strategy of open and connected health delivery and its evolution across a regional, national, European and global context, and move the discussion towards specific recommendations and actions
Whilst the conference is free to registered delegates, there are a limited number of places. To find out more about the conference and to secure your place, visit the conference website and register early – the Conference Registration Deadline is Thursday 14 January, 2010. Website: http://www.openisland.net/