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Professional Poster Session ITCH 2013: Deadline 01 November, 2012

Due to popular demand, the Information Technology and Communications in Health (ITCH 2013) conference will again include a Professional (non-student) Poster Session. The call for posters is available at the ITCH2013 website >>>

The deadline for submissions for the Poster Session is November 1, 2012.

An abstract, no longer than 500 words, that describes each poster presentation must be submitted for review. Submit the abstract in a file that is Microsoft Word for Windows version 6 or more recent attached to an e-mail message addressed to itch@uvic.ca. The body of the e-mail must contain the title of the abstract, and the name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and voice telephone number of the contact author. A completed registration form and full payment must be received by November 1, 2012. The abstracts will be included in the conference electronic proceedings.

Authors will be expected to construct posters for presentation during the ITCH conference and be available to address inquiries related to content. A 30” x 40” backing board will be provided for displays. Further details will be provided upon receipt of the poster entry.

Realizing the enabling potential of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is the theme of ITCH 2013 – see http://www.uvic.ca/hsd/itch/ The conference will focus on impacts of ICT on healthcare delivery and personal health.  The organisers invite national and international papers that address one or more of the three broad characteristics of ICT that are realizing their enabling potential: Available, Tailored and Closer.

The ITCH 2013 conference will be held on February 21 – 23, 2013; venue the Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, BC, Canada. The themes of ITCH 2013 will be “Available, tailored and closer: enabling health and healthcare through ICT”. ITCH is an international conference addressing Information Technology and Communications in Health (ITCH), organised by the School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, BC, Canada (an Academic Institutional Member of IMIA).

September 21, 2012 - Posted by | Canada, conference, education | , , , ,

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