Open Source and Healthcare in Europe

9 - 11 September, 2008

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Note: site under development - further major update due March 2008

The EFMI (European Federation for Medical Informatics - www.efmi.org ) Special Topic Conference (STC) for 2008 will take place in London, UK on 9-11 September 2008 (with associated EFMI Board and Council meetings commencing on 8 September).


British Computer Society London Offices

First Floor, The Davidson Building,
5, Southampton Street
(off The Strand)
London  WC2E 7HA
United Kingdom

Map and directions (pdf file)  >>>
(includes information on local transport connections)

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Aim and Scope of the Conference

This Special Topic Conference will be organised by members of the IMIA and EFMI Open Source Working Groups with a focus on Open Source in European Health Care. The Conference will consist of invited plenary speakers and parallel workshops to actively engage the delegates. In addition, pre- and post-conference online discussion forums will be used.

Supporting Organisations

BCS Health Informatics Forum
EFMI LIFOSS (Libre/free and open source) WG
IMIA Open Source health Informatics WG
IMIA-NI Open Source Nursing Informatics (OSNI) WG
CHIRAD (EFMI and IMIA Academic Member)

Conference Programme (preliminary)

June to September 2008

Web Based Tutorials

September 20

Monday 8th          Board Meeting
Tuesday 9th         Council Meeting
                            Opening Ceremony
                            Welcome Party
Wednesday 10th Plenary Sessions
                           Gala Dinner
Thursday 11th   Plenary Sessions
                          Closing Ceremony

September to December 2008

Web Based Discussions

Publicity brochure:
A 4 page colour brochure is available. It is also here electronically (1  2  3  4)

More information to follow

Latest update: Peter J. Murray  09 January 2008