February 19, 2019

2015 GHI Global Events

2015 GHI Global Events

Jan 27-30 | OpenMRS Implementers Conference
Maputo, Mozambique
Organized by OpenMRS, Inc. Maputo 2015 is a way to bring health care professionals and OpenMRS implementers together to collaborate, share implementation experiences, and discover new ways to improve OpenMRS. For Maputo 2015, we are excited to collaborate closely together with the DHIS and OpenHIE communities to focus on building quality systems and delivering useful data. #MOZ15
Notes: Wyclif, Paul, Burke, Suranga, Michael attended

Jan 26-30 | IHE NA Connectathon
Cleveland, OH
An IHE Connectathon is a cross-vendor, live, supervised, and structured testing event with over 100 participating vendors and 600+ engineers and IT architects. All these organizations and IT experts converge on-site in Cleveland, OH, for one full week of interoperability testing and problem resolution. Participants test their products against multiple vendors using real-world clinical scenarios contained in IHE’s Integration Profiles.
Notes: Shaun & Jennifer S attended this event for OpenHIE

Jun 25-26 | OpenHIE Architecture Meeting
Arlington, VA
This will be an OpenHIE face-to-face hosted event to discuss topics around the architecture of OpenHIE.
Notes: Cardno will host the meeting.

April 12-16 | HIMSS Interoperability Showcase
Chicago, IL
The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™, in partnership with IHE, is a live interactive demonstration where health IT solution providers collaborate to maximize the collective impact of their technologies. The newly re-imagined Interoperability Showcase™ will highlight seamless health information exchange in multiple care settings. Come see how using standards makes all the difference to patient care and clinician workflow.
Notes: OpenHIE attended in 2013

Apr 23-24 | SwitchPoint
Saxapahaw, NC
SwitchPoint focuses on great ideas, tools, and people making a real difference in the world in areas such as humanitarian innovation, global health, and technology. The conference seeks collaboration among unusual parties, bringing together the brightest thinkers and entrepreneurs from multiple industries to innovate and collaborate on solutions to critical issues.
Notes: Paul was a speaker in 2014.

Jun 23-26 | Open Source Bridge (OSB)
Portland, OR
Open Source Bridge is an annual conference focused on building open source community and citizenship through four days of technical talks, hacking sessions, and collaboration opportunities. Participants include developers, hardware hackers, community organizers, and people involved in the business of open source.
Notes: Small & cheaper OSCON. Call for talk proposals is open through March 7th.

Jul 20-24 | OSCON
Portland, OR
OSCON celebrates, defines, and demonstrates the power of open source in the world today. From small businesses to the enterprise, open source is the first choice of IT everywhere.
Notes: Proposals for speakers at OSCON are due on Feb 2, 2015.

Aug 19-23 | MEDINFO
Sao Paulo, Brazil
MEDINFO 2015 is a premier conference that brings together world leaders, researchers, practitioners, educators, and students to exchange ideas and contribute to the latest developments, innovations, and global trends in the rapidly advancing, multidisciplinary field of Health and Biomedical Informatics.
Notes: First time hosted/held in Latin America.

Nov 8-11 | mHealth Summit
Washington, DC
The mHealth Summit, the largest event of its kind, convenes a diverse international delegation to explore the limits of mobile and connected health, including every aspect and every audience. Technology, business, research and policy. Mobile, wireless, digital, wearable, telehealth, gaming, connected health and consumer engagement. The 6th annual Summit will put new emphasis on innovation and evidence.
Notes: The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

Nov 14-18 | AMIA
San Francisco, CA
The AMIA Symposium is the premier event to present and hear latest scientific discoveries, join your colleagues and peers in networking and fellowship, begin lasting collaboration and professional friendships, engage in spirited discussions and debates on controversial informatics topics, learn from others in your field, and connect to the mentors and leaders in informatics.
Notes: Hilton San Francisco Union Square

December? | OpenMRS Summit
Starting in 2015, OpenMRS Inc. will host an annual global gathering of community members called OpenMRS Summit, focused on building and growing the OpenMRS community. This event will occur around the same time each year, and will aim to be held in a consistent, cost-effective location each year that offers easy immigration and travel access. While Implementers Meetings are designed to bring together OpenMRS implementers with health care professionals to focus on how OpenMRS is used, the annual Summit will bring together OpenMRS contributors & customers of all types, and will offer them opportunities to share their work, as well as discuss how software will evolve in the coming year. The first OpenMRS Summit will happen in the second half of 2015.

NA | OpenMRS Camp: Leadership Retreat
A small gathering of project leaders and strategic partners. These Barcamp-style events will bring together people who lead certain aspects of the project together to discuss ways to organize and coordinate work. Attendance to these smaller events will be by invitation/application people in roles of leadership.