From the International Medical Informatics Association

IMIA Regional Events, April 2013: EFMI in Prague, and MEAHI in Dubai

EFMI STC 2013 – Prague, Czech Republic:  The Czech Society of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics and the European Federation of Medical Informatics (EFMI) are pleased to invite you to participate at the next EFMI Special Topic Conference (STC) “Data and Knowledge for Medical Decision Support”. It will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 17 – 19, 2013. The EFMI STC 2013 is continuing the series of successful EFMI STC conferences. It is one of the most important European events in the domains of biomedicine including health care and informatics covering information science and technology. Conference registration is open.

More information is available at the website:

UPDATE: the scientific programme is now available on the conference website:

The 4th Middle East Conference on Healthcare Informatics – Dubai, UAE:  With the theme “Applied Health Informatics: A Regional Trend or a Priority?” this event will be held on 22 – 24 April 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The event is being organised by the Middle East Association for Health Informatics (MEAHI –, which brings together IMIA members in the region.

Information on the Call for Submissions is on the MEAHI website.

NOTE: The deadline for submissions is now 15 March, 2013. See!news2/c15wm A Facebook event page is available at

January 7, 2013 Posted by | conference, EFMI, Europe, IMIA, MEAHI | , , , , | 1 Comment

Big Data 2013; HIC 2013 Submission Deadline Extended (Australia)

The deadlines are fast approaching for two conferences offered in 2013 by HISA, the Health Informatics Society of Australia (

UPDATE – deadline extended: The Call for Submissions for Big Data 2013, Australia’s first Big Data in biomedicine and healthcare conference, closes on Monday 21 January 2013. See for information about the event, submission process and timelines, etc.

With the primary theme of “Big Data: addressing the challenges of the data deluge in health”, Big Data 2013 will focus on research, industry, government and clinical practice, introducing clinicians, healthcare executives and managers both clinical and non-clinical, data and information professionals, health and bio informaticians, health policy makers, and academics to the exploding world of Big Data. Big Data 2013 has two categories of submission: 1. Scientific Abstracts; 2. Industry/Clinical Case Study Abstracts.  The event will be held on 18-19 April in Melbourne, Australia.


HISA’s annual HIC event will be held on 15 July – 18 July 2013 in Adelaide at the Adelaide Convention Centre, with the primary theme of Digital Health Service Delivery – The Future Is Now! The Call for Submissions is open, and closes on 18 February, 2013. See for full details.

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