From the International Medical Informatics Association

AHIC 2010: Advances in Health Informatics Conference – Call for Papers is Open

The First Virtual Health Informatics Conference in Canada (AHIC 2010: The Realities of eHealth – will be held on April 28 -30, 2010 at the University of Waterloo’s Health Sciences Campus in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada … and accessible via the Internet across the globe.

The Call for Papers is open ( – submission deadline is 11 January 2010 – 12 Midnight Mountain Standard Time (MST). Researchers, educators and students are encouraged to make their submissions and to attend the conference. The Categories for submission include both Foundational Contributions of novel informatics concept, methods, and tools, and the Application and Evaluation of informatics within the practical, day-to-day health care practice and education. Conference Themes include: (1) Progress in Health Informatics in foundational and applied research, (2) Advances in Health Informatics education, and (3) New developments in evidence-based eHealth policy development and implementation or healthcare practice.

The conference will focus on advances in Health Informatics research and education. AHIC will have fully peer-reviewed content and a single stream of presentations with an embedded think-tank session. Most importantly, it will distinguish itself by being a ‘green’ conference that supports both onsite and virtual participation (including presentation), and we are targeting a global audience.

The best papers from this conference will be invited to submit their work for publication in a special issue of the electronic Journal of Health Informatics (eJHI) continuing to support our principles of open access and being green.

For more information, please go to the AHIC 2010 Conference Website –

The Waterloo Institute for Health Informatics Research, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is an Academic Member of IMIA, and we encourage other members to support this event, in particular at present through publicising this Call and encouraging submissions.

December 10, 2009 Posted by | Canada, conference, IMIA | , , , , | Leave a comment