From the International Medical Informatics Association

Medicine 2.0’10 (Maastricht, Netherlands) – Final Programme

The final programme for Medicine 2.0’10 is now available through the event website at

The Medicine 2.0’10 meeting will take place on 29-30 November in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht. The University of Twente (UT), the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (UMCN) and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) will host Medicine 2.0’10. The scientific programme comprises over 70 oral presentations and 40 poster presentations from more than twenty countries. Contributions include current trends, bioethics 2.0, infodemiology, persuasive technology, business modeling, country reports, eMental health, self management, social networking in health, education 2.0, patient empowerment and participatory health care.

Among the major speakers will be Dr. Marc Sprenger, head of the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Elizabeth Murray (University College, London), Dr. B J Fogg (Stanford University, US), Alexander Schachinger (Germany) and Dr. Bas Bloem (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, NL).

Medicine 2.0 is the annual open, international conference on Web 2.0 applications in health and medicine, also known as the World Congress on Social Networking and Web 2.0 Applications in Medicine, Health, Health Care, and Biomedical Research. The congress is organized and co-sponsored by the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the International Medical Informatics Association, the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation,  and a number of other sponsoring organizations.

For more information, registration and hotel reservations, see

It is expected that the new IMIA Social Media Working Group will hold a meeting during Medicine 2.0’10 –

Advance notice (subject to confirmation): The Medicine 2.0 Fall Conference 2011 will be hosted in Silicon Valley by the Stanford University School of Medicine.

October 19, 2010 - Posted by | conference, education, Europe | , , , ,

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