From the International Medical Informatics Association

International Symposium on Clinical and Translational Research Informatics – Melbourne, Australia; 27-28 March 2014

Our colleague Prof. Fernando Martin-Sanchez, Chair of Health Informatics and Director, Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre (HABIC), The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce that on 27-28 March 2014 a joint symposium between BioGrid Australia and the University of Melbourne’s Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre will be held at the Davis Auditorium, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. For full information, including registration (which is free and a first registered, first confirmed basis) is available at  (information also on the attached PDF)

The University of Melbourne has been active in Health Informatics over the past ten years. These activities have recently crystallised in the creation of HaBIC, the Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre. HaBIC is a collaborative effort between the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society. The Centre will be officially launched on 28th March 2014. In celebration of the launch we will be bringing together international and local experts in the field of Health and Biomedical Informatics who will be contributing to the symposium.

The Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre (HABIC), The University of Melbourne is an Academic Institutional member of IMIA.

Please contact:,au   – enquiries[at]     +61 3 9342 3167



December 19, 2013 Posted by | Australia, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, conference, research | , , , , , | Leave a comment

NETTAB 2013 Workshop – October 16-18, 2013, Lido of Venice, Italy

The NETTAB 2013 Workshop on Semantic, Social, and Mobile Applications for Bioinformatics and Biomedical Laboratories will be held on October 16-18, 2013 at Lido of Venice, Italy. Full information is available at

The Call for Late posters is now open – closing date is 16 September. See

Abstract submission deadline for SPECIAL Oral communications (for this deadline, authors must get in touch ASAP with Paolo Romano by email –[at]

The provisional Scientific Programme is now available. See

Registration is now open. Register at the early registration cost until September 13, 2013. See

NETTAB 2013 is now a joint event with the 1st Meeting on Bioinformatics in the Veneto Region. See

Stay in touch with NETTAB Workshops:
– by LinkedIn: NETTAB Workshops group
– by Twitter: @NETTABWorkshops account
– by Twitter: #NETTAB2013 hashtag
– by Google groups: subscribe to

NETTAB 2013 is the thirteenth in a series of international workshops on Network Tools and Applications in Biology. NETTAB workshops are aimed at presenting and discussing emerging ICT technologies whose adoption in support of biology could be of particular interest.

September 9, 2013 Posted by | bioinformatics, conference, Europe | , , | Leave a comment