From the International Medical Informatics Association

Some forthcoming events, current calls for submission

Below are reminders of some forthcoming events that may be of interest to IMIA members and the wider community, and some new information about other events.

IMIA Working Group and Special Interest Group activities

The IMIA Open Source Health Informatics WG and EFMI LIFOSS WG are co-organising a track that is dedicated specifically to Free/Libre Open Source Software in Health Care (FLOSS-HC) at the 8th annual Med-e-Tel conference (14-16 April 2010).

The IMIA Health Information Systems Working Group (IMIA HIS WG) will be organising a two day workshop on Health Information Systems – 30 Years of Evolution, that will take place on September 10-12, 2010 in Stellenbosch, South Africa, just before the Medinfo 2010 Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Further details will be advised in due course.

EFMI events

The 2010 Special Topic Conference (STC) of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) will take place in Reykjavík, Iceland on June 2-4, 2010. The event has the theme ‘Seamless care – safe care. The challenges of interoperability and patient safety in health care’ Full information is at Registration is open via the conference website.

MIE2011, the XXIII international conference of EFMI, the European Federation for Medical Informatics, will be held at Akershus University Hospital and in Oslo, Norway on 28-31 August, 2011. The conference theme will be “User centred in a networked clinical reality”. Further information will become available on the conference website at, or through the mailing list. The Call for Papers is due to be launched in Autumn 2010

National/international events

BCS HC2010 Health Informatics Congress- April 27-29, 2010. Birmingham, UK.

AHIC 2010 Conference – April 28-30, 2010. Kitchener ON, Canada.

eHealth2010 – May 6-7, 2010. Vienna, Austria.

e-Health 2010 – May 30 – June 2, 2010. Vancouver BC, Canada.

HealthGrid 2010 – 28-30 June, 2010. Paris, France.

SINI2010 (20th anniversary Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics) – 21-24 July, 2010. Baltimore MD, USA.

HIC 2010 – 24-26 August, 2010. Melbourne, Australia.

IMIA-IFIP at WCC2010 – 20-23 September, 2010. Brisbane, Australia. IFIP and IMIA will hold a joint E-Health conference as part of “Treat IT” stream of the IFIP World Congress 2010 Program.

HINZ2010 – 2-4 November, 2010. Wellington, New Zealand. Call for submissions: closes 29 May.

AMIA2010 – 13-17 November, 2010. Washington DC, USA.

IFHRO 2010 – 15-19 November, 2010. Milan, Italy. Call for abstracts: closes 31 May.

ITCH 2011 – 24 – 27 February, 2011. Victoria BC, Canada. Call for submissions: closes 30 June.

New notifications

DICOM 2010 International Conference & Seminar. 9-11 October, 2010 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The DICOM 2010 International Conference and Seminar — held in conjunction with the 2010 Brazilian Congress of Radiology — will discuss the current, anticipated, and future features of the DICOM Standard and its role in health care.
Abstracts are due 1 June 2010.  The full Call for Papers and abstract form will be available at the conference web site:

19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors. 19-23 May, 2010 – Cancun, Mexico.

ITHC 2010 Information Technology in Health Care: Socio-technical approaches. 23-24 June, 2010 – Aalborg, Denmark.

And don’t forget – Medinfo2010 in Cape Town, South Africa, 12-15 September –

March 19, 2010 - Posted by | conference, EFMI, IMIA | , , , ,

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