From the International Medical Informatics Association

NI2012 – Montreal, Canada: Call for Submissions Open

The Call for Submissions for NI 2012: Advancing Global Health Through Informatics – the 11th International Nursing Informatics Congress – is now open. Full details are available on the NI2012 website at

Important 2011 dates to note are:

July 31: Pre-submission Deadline for Authors Needing Editorial Assistance
August 31: Submissions Deadline
November 15: Decision Notifications Sent to Authors

See also for details on submission categories.

To submit a paper, student paper, poster abstract, student poster abstract, or proposal for a panel, theater-style demonstration, pre-Congress workshop, or pre-Congress tutorial go to the NI2012 website. Complete the online submission form as instructed and attach your submission in compliance with directions provided in the Call for Participation. Authors seeking editorial assistance prior to the submission deadline should register their submission no later than July 31, 2011, using the online webform to indicate their need for editorial assistance. Submissions are open until August 31, 2011.

AMIA is the host for the 11th International Nursing Informatics Congress, NI2012: Advancing Global Health Through Informatics, to be held June 23-27, 2012, at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, Montreal, Canada. NI2012 is the official meeting of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) Special Interest Group on Nursing Informatics. AMIA,  in its role as host, will convene many other societies in the Americas to participate.

Program Chair Patricia Abbott, PhD, RN, FACMI, Johns Hopkins University, has recruited an international group of individuals to serve on NI 2012’s Organizing Committee, Scientific Program Committee and Editorial Committee. To view the full list of committee members, see

NI 2012 is designed for individuals interested in health and health informatics who serve in a variety of roles, such as:

  • Nurses, other health professionals, and health workers
  • Administrators, managers, and executives
  • Informaticians
  • Educators
  • Government officials and policymakers
  • Researchers
  • Consultants and industry professionals
  • IT professionals
  • Students/Trainees

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