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From the International Medical Informatics Association

NI2012 in Montreal, Canada – 50 days to go

There are now just 50 days until the start of NI2012, the 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, in Montreal, Canada – see www.ni2012.org for all the details.

Advance registration rates close on May 17,  and after that, the higher on-site rates will apply – www.ni2012.org/registration Special room rates at the Congress venue, the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, are also available until May 28, or until the block is filled – www.ni2012.org/hotel-information

The Congress starts with pre-Congress tutorials and workshops on 23 June (or optional tours on 22 June), and the official opening is on 24 June – www.ni2012.org/schedule-a-glance  An itinerary planner is available (http://www.ni2012.org/itinerary-planner) together with information on webcast sessions.

Anyone who needs to secure an entry visa into Canada should visit the Canadian Immigration Office website. The French version is available here. If you need an invitation letter, please contact Dasha Cohen at dasha[at]amia.org

We hope to see many nursing informatics colleagues from around the world at NI2012 – and you will even be very welcome if you are not a nurse.

Twitter hashtag: #IMIANI2012 – see also Twitter stream at www.twitter.com/ni2012

May 4, 2012 Posted by | AMIA, Australia, conference, journals, nursing | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

100 Days to NI2012 in Montreal, Canada

There are now just 100 days until the start of NI2012, the 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, in Montreal, Canada – see www.ni2012.org for all the necessary details.

Advance registration rates close on May 17 – just 63 days away – and after that, the higher on-site rates will apply – www.ni2012.org/registration Special room rates at the Congress venue, the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, are also available until May 28, or until the block is filled – www.ni2012.org/hotel-information

The Congress starts with pre-Congress tutorials and workshops on 23 June (or optional tours on 22 June), and the official opening is on 24 June – www.ni2012.org/schedule-a-glance

We hope to see many nursing informatics colleagues from around the world at NI2012 – and you will even be very welcome if you are not a nurse.

Twitter hashtag: #IMIANI2012 – see also Twitter stream at www.twitter.com/ni2012

Bursary reminder:

The organizers of NI2012 are pleased to announce that limited bursary reimbursement funds are available, to assist individuals with travel to the NI2012 Congress. The bursary fund has been established to provide partial travel support for authors and students who can demonstrate a financial need to attend NI2012. Full information is available on the NI2012 website at http://www.ni2012.org/financial-support

The deadline for applications is April 2, 2012. Successful candidates will be notified by April 16, 2012. To apply, submit an application letter to Jeff Williamson, AMIA’s Vice President of Education and Academic Affairs, by email to jeff[at]amia.org Include a statement of need along with estimates of costs in United States Dollars; in addition, you will need to follow the other instructions and eligibility criteria.

March 15, 2012 Posted by | AMIA, Australia, conference, journals, nursing | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NI2012 Bursary Fund; Registration Open

The organizers of NI2012 are pleased to announce that limited bursary reimbursement funds are available, to assist individuals with travel to the NI2012 Congress in Montreal, Canada. The bursary fund has been established to provide partial travel support for authors and students who can demonstrate a financial need to attend NI2012. Full information is available on the NI2012 website at http://www.ni2012.org/financial-support

The deadline for applications is April 2, 2012. Successful candidates will be notified by April 16, 2012. To apply, submit an application letter to Jeff Williamson, AMIA’s Vice President of Education and Academic Affairs, by email to jeff[at]amia.org Include a statement of need along with estimates of costs in United States Dollars; in addition, you will need to follow the other instructions and eligibility criteria.

The Congress Preview document is now available for NI2012, the 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, to be held in Montreal, Canada on June 23-27.

Registration and hotel booking are both open via the NI2012 website – www.ni2012.org –  and Advance Congress Registration rates are available up to May 17 (but we advise early booking).

As of today, there are 136 days to the start of NI2012.

February 8, 2012 Posted by | AMIA, Australia, conference, journals, nursing | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NI2012 Congress Preview Available, Registration Open

The Congress Preview document is now available for NI2012, the 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, to be held in Montreal, Canada on June 23-27. The Congress Preview (PDF document available here or directly at the NI2012 website – 2MB file) contains information on the conference schedule, keynote speakers, tutorials and panel highlights, pre-Congress tours and optional events, and registration. Paper copies of the document will be available at the AMIA and IMIA booths at HIMSS12 for those attending.

The NI2012 website also features video interviews with NI2012 Chair Dr Patricia Abbott, and with Dr Carol Hullin (in Spanish).

Registration and hotel booking are both open via the NI2012 website – www.ni2012.org –  and Advance Congress Registration rates are available up to May 17 (but we advise early booking).

January 15, 2012 Posted by | AMIA, Australia, conference, journals, nursing | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment