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Report From CINC/CNNIC Conferences and APAMI – Beijing, China; 25-27 October, 2013

Our colleague Professor Ying Wu, PhD, RN, ACNP, Dean of the School of Nursing, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and President, APAMI, reports on the events recently held in Beijing. Her full report is available here, and the highlights include:

The first China National Nursing Informatics Conference (CNNIC) was jointly held with the 2nd Capital International Nursing Conference (CINC) from October 25th to 27th, 2013, in Beijing, China. The theme of this convention was “Translational Research, Evidence-based Practice, and Securing Health”. On October 25th, along with the opening ceremony for the conferences, a celebration of the 20th anniversary for APAMI was held, to recall the establishment of the organisation and achievements that have been made within APAMI over the past 20 years.

During the ceremony, Minister Assistant of Ministry of Education Huiqing Lin, Deputy Director of Medical Affairs, Hospital Authority (HA) National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of the People’s Republic of China, Dr. Jun Zhou, IMIA Vice-President and President-elect Dr. Hyeoun-Ae Park, CMIA President Dr. Shuqian Luo, President of Chinese Nursing Association Dr. Xiuhua Li,  and other delegates also delivered remarks about the future development of the nursing profession in China, and expressed their support in the area of health informatics.

Almost five hundred people attended the conference. 43 oral and 110 poster presentations, including abstracts in the field of health and nursing informatics, were shared with attendees  and distinguished guests and scholars from the US, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, and China who participated in this global convention.

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November 15, 2013 Posted by | APAMI, China, conference, nursing | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Second Capital International Nursing Conference (CINC); Beijing, China; 25-27 October, 2013

Our colleague Prof. Ying Wu, PhD, RN, ACNP,  Dean, of the School of Nursing CMU  and Chair, Organizing Committee of CINC, invites colleagues to the 2nd Capital International Nursing Conference (CINC), the 20th Anniversary Celebration for Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics (APAMI), Asia Pacific Region Nursing Informatics Forum, and the 1st National Nursing Informatics Conference will be held jointly in Beijing, China, from October 25th to 27th, 2013. This three-day convention will be hosted jointly by School of Nursing, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, and China Medical Informatics Association (CMIA).

Abstract submission deadline: Sep. 20 , 2013, 17:00 Beijing time. See http://www.cinc-ccmu.com/index_English.jsp for full information (in English).

The conference will provide a communication platform for nursing professionals from around the world to explore the significance of nursing science and to share the academic achievements within the field of nursing around the globe. The conference focuses on the hot topics in evidence-based practice, translational research, nursing education, nursing management, chronic illness nursing care, intensive care, disaster nursing, and nursing informatics.

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September 18, 2013 Posted by | China, conference | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Second Capital International Nursing Conference, Beijing, 25-27 October, 2013: Call for Submissions

The 2nd Capital International Nursing Conference, will be held in Beijing, China from 25th to 27th October 2013. This three-day convention will be hosted jointly by the School of Nursing, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, and China Medical Informatics Association (CMIA).

Professor Ying Wu, PhD, RN, ACNP, Dean of the School of Nursing CMU and Chair, Organizing Committee of CINC welcomes nursing professionals in educational and various practical fields from China and around the world to this international forum. For more information please see the conference website at: http://www.cinc-ccmu.com/index_English.jsp

Submit abstracts via the conference website or by email address to cinc[at]ccmu.edu.cn Deadline for submissions is 20 August, 2013. Prof Ying Wu and her colleagues welcome experts in the nursing field to join her in Beijing and share their achievements with nurses around the globe.

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June 3, 2013 Posted by | APAMI, China, conference, nursing | , , , | Leave a comment

APAMI-2012 – 7th Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics Conference – Call for Papers Extended to 10 July

UPDATE: The deadline for paper submissions has been extended to 10 JULY.

The 7th Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics Conference (APAMI-2012) will be held at the Crowne Plaza Beijing Sun Palace, Beijing, China on October 22-25, 2012.

The Call for Papers is now open – closing date for submission of FULL PAPERS is July 10, 2012. Call for Papers (English – document, 20kb) The Call for Papers is also available online (in English) at http://www.apami2012.org/lunwen.php?mod=en

Further information on APAMI-2012 can be obtained from the conference web site: http://www.apami2012.org (Chinese version) or  http://www.apami2012.org/index.php?mod=en (English version).

Submission: Papers must be submitted through ‘easychair’ online. The program committee and submission web page is https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=apami2012
Inquiry Contact: Lucy Zhang
Tel: 861068278214
Email: yzha0943[at]gmail.com

The theme of the event is “New situation, New technology and New opportunity”, with the emphasis on using information technology to improve healthcare services. October is the most comfortable time of the year in Beijing. The organisers warmly welcome you to attend this event and make it a complete success.

IMIA members should note that the IMIA Board and General Assembly meetings will be held in conjunction with APAMI-2012.

April 30, 2012 Posted by | APAMI, Asia-Pacific, China, conference, IMIA, research | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

UPDATE: 7th Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics Conference (APAMI-2012) – Call for Papers

The 7th Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics Conference (APAMI-2012) will be held at the Crowne Plaza Beijing Sun Palace, Beijing, China on October 22-25, 2012.

The Call for Papers is now open – closing date for submission of FULL PAPERS is June 10, 2012. Call for Papers (English – document, 20kb)

Submission: Papers must be submitted through ‘easychair’ online. The program committee and submission web page is https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=apami2012
Inquiry Contact: Lucy Zhang
Tel: 861068278214
Email: yzha0943@gmail.com

The theme of the event is “New situation, New technology and New opportunity”, with the emphasis on using information technology to improve healthcare services. October is the most comfortable time of the year in Beijing. The organisers warmly welcome you to attend this event and make it a complete success. Further information on APAMI-2012 can be obtained from the conference web site: http://www.apami2012.org (currently Chinese only, English version available soon – see Google Translate English version)

IMIA members should note that the IMIA Board and General Assembly meetings will be held in conjunction with APAMI-2012.

March 7, 2012 Posted by | APAMI, Asia-Pacific, China, conference, IMIA, research | , , , , , , | 1 Comment