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More IMIA WG Events at Medinfo2010

Thomas Karopka, vice chair of the IMIA Open Source Health Informatics Working Group OS WG), has announced that they have organized a workshop about Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) in health care at MEDINFO 2010 (13/09/2010 17:15-18:45). The workshop is titled”Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) – Prospects, Challenges and Barriers in Healthcare IT”

The FLOSS workshop will cover general aspects of FLOSS in health care and in particular will elaborate on commonalities and differences between developed countries and the Global South. The workshop is open to all people interested in FLOSS in health care. There are no specific prerequisites although it is beneficial to know general aspects of FLOSS.

Other IMIA WGs will be holding similar business meetings and activities, including:

Monday 13 Ssptember – biomedical pattern recognition, dental informatics, informatics in genomic medicine, human factors engineering for health, and health informatics for development WGs.

As already mentioned in earlier posts, there is also:

  • IMIA Education Working Group Meeting – Monday 13 September, from 15:00 to 17:00 in Room 2.4.3 of the conference venue >>>;
  • IMIA Academic Members Workshop – Monday September 13th, from 19h to 20’30h in Room 2.6.6 at the MEDINFO 2010 Conference Venue >>>;
  • IMIA Health Information System Working Group – 30th Anniversary Event from Friday evening, September 10 to Sunday, September 12, 2010, just before MedInfo 2010 >>>.

August 20, 2010 - Posted by | Africa, conference, IMIA, medinfo2010, WG | , , , , , , , , ,

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