Recent & Upcoming Conferences

Calendar of events for open source and health IT conferences, seminars, meetings, webinars, hearings, etc.

Red Hat Summit 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 14, 2014 (All day) - April 17, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
United States

Red Hat will hold its 10th annual Red Hat Summit at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from April 14-17, 2014. The Red Hat Summit brings together thought leaders and executives from across the technology industry to participate in keynotes and sessions on community, innovation, collaboration and customer success. This year's conference will feature a session on Red Hat technology in healthcare that will feature Dr. Seung Ki Mun from OSEHRA.

The session, which will be featured as a town hall meeting on Wednesday, April 16th, will also feature Don Frederick, Senior solution architect, Red Hat, Rob Barker, Director of Application Development at Cigna, and Brijesh Kalidindi, Senior IT manager, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan.

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2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 29, 2014 - 8:00am - May 1, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Seaport World Trade Center
200 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210
United States

The 2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo plans to unite 2,500+ life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT professionals from 30+ countries. The Expo provides the perfect venue to share information and discuss enabling technologies that are driving biomedical research and the drug development process.

Since its debut in 2002, the annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo has established itself as a premier event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise. The 2014 program will feature compelling talks from industry and academia on new trends in data generation, knowledge management, and information technology in life sciences and drug development, including best practice case studies and joint partner presentations relevant to the technologies, research, and regulatory issues of life science, pharmaceutical, clinical and IT professionals.

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tranSMART Foundation To Present Its Open-Source Knowledge Management Platform At Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 29, 2014 - 12:30pm - May 1, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Seaport World Trade Center
200 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210
United States

The tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data, will participate at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston, Mass. on April 29 – May 1, 2014. The transSMART foundation progrm includes a pre-conference workshop, four presentations during the Conference as well as holding a special Community Meeting on a Wednesday evening during the Conference.

The tranSMART Foundation enables scientists at universities, disease foundations, pharmaceutical companies, and government agencies around the world to share pre-competitive data in a way that saves money and time in translating research findings into new therapies and diagnostic tools.

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Open Business Conference 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 5, 2014 (All day) - May 6, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
United States

Computerworld’s Open Business Conference is ground zero for learning from the experts, and networking with open source peers, developers and sponsors -- including sessions on the the following type of topics:

  • Building data-rich mobile services with open APIs to navigate the confusing labyrinth of cloud computing projects
  • How to decipher the data explosion
  • How to capitalize on the cutting edge technologies, including Cassandra, Hadoop, OpenStack and more
  • Ways to connect with the developers, users and companies behind technologies like HTML5 frameworks and more

mHealth Summit Europe 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 6, 2014 (All day) - May 8, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Berlin
Germany

mHealth Summit Europe brings together global leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations from across the mHealth ecosystem. A distinguished faculty of international experts and opinion leaders will address and discuss the themes such as: mobility in chronic disease management, mobility in elderly care management and privacy and security of data. The event contributes to advance cross- disciplinary collaboration in the use of mHealth to improve health outcomes in Europe and elsewhere. Read More »

6th DoD/VA EHR and HIT Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 6, 2014 (All day) - May 7, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Alexandria, VA
United States

The focus for the 6th DoD/VA EHR and HIT Summit will be on broadening the context of connected health in a way that addresses areas such as analytics, workflow & improved patient engagement,  and what does that require from the IT tools that can help us get there?

Innovative technologies and approaches towards leveraging IT solutions for healthcare will included perspectives from the DoD and VA and federal agencies towards their respective focus on health IT innovations in fields such as telemedicine and mobile health.

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10th International Conference on Open Source Systems 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 6, 2014 (All day) - May 9, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
San Jose
Costa Rica

The 10th International Conference on Open Source Systems will be held in San Jose, Costa Rica. May 6-9, 2014. It is is the premier conference to present research results related to open source initiatives, extending beyond software to include Open innovation, Open access, Open data, Open standards, Open education, Open science, Open cloud, Open artworks, open hardware, Open government and more. Read More »

Health Datapalooza 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 1, 2014 (All day) - June 3, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Washington, DC
United States

Health Datapalooza is an annual national conference born from government efforts to liberate health data. The conference is a forum that features the newest and most innovative and effective uses of health data by companies, startups, academics, government agencies and individuals.

"Health Datapalooza is an incredible gathering of tech innovators, clinicians, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, health care leaders, policymakers, and researchers. It's helping to fuel the creation of a rising tide of new tools and services that are making a real difference in people's lives."  - 
Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), U.S. Government Read More »

2014 Health Privacy Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 4, 2014 (All day) - June 5, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Ave NW Georgetown Law Center
Washington, WA 20001
United States

The 2014 Health Privacy Summit brings together a diverse group of professionals for two days of lively intellectual exchange.  Healthcare providers, IT innovators, national and international privacy experts from academia, industry, and government will gather to hear insights, ideas, and analysis from leaders in the health privacy community. The program includes a variety of guest speakers and keynotes to provide expert advice and practical recommendations related to the future of health privacy.

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Games for Health 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 18, 2014 (All day) - June 20, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Boston, MA
United States

Exploring the intersection of Games & Health - Join designers, entrepreneurs, and health professionals working to bring about the next generation of health games at the 10th Annual Games for Health Conference.

12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics (NI2014)

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 21, 2014 (All day) - June 25, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Taipei
Taiwan

The 12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics (NI2014) will be held in Taipei, Taiwan in 2014. The aim of this congress is to provide a single, high-profile, internationally renowned forum for research in the theory and practice of nursing informatics. Over the years, the congress has been instrumental in the advancement of nursing informatics which has made a great stride toward the provision of an International discussion forum as evidenced by the number of successful meetings held so far. Read More »

OpenClinica 2014: An Ecosystem of Innovation

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 22, 2014 (All day) - June 23, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
The Exchange Conference Center
212 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210
United States

Join us for an exciting event "stuffed to the gills" with innovations and conversations with the best minds in the OpenClinica community! Starting the conference, we are very excited to have Dr. Eric Perakslis as our Keynote Speaker.

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Open Source Bridge 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 24, 2014 (All day) - June 27, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Portland, OR
United States

Open Source Bridge is a conference for developers working with open source technologies and for people interested in learning the open source way. Session tracks are technology agnostic; the conference content is based around shared community experiences and similarities between projects, not differences.

The Open Source Bridge team believes that our role as open source citizens informs our work whether we are conscious of it or not. Open Source Bridge is intended as a call to action to become better citizens, by sharing our knowledge with each other.

Open Source Bridge will take place June 18-21, 2013 in Portland, OR, with five tracks connecting people across projects, languages, and backgrounds to explore how we do our work and share why we participate in open source. The conference structure is designed to provide developers with an opportunity to learn from people they might not connect with at other events. Read More »

LinuxCon North America 2014

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 20, 2014 (All day) - August 22, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Sheraton Chicago, Chicago, IL
United States

LinuxCon North America is the place to learn from the maintainers, developers and project leads in the Linux community from around the world. There's simply no other event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all types and levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform.  Read More »

OpenSym 2014

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 27, 2014 (All day) - August 29, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Berlin
Germany

The 10th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym 2014) is the premier conference on open collaboration research, including wikis and social media, Wikipedia, free, libre, and open source software, open data, open access, and IT-driven open innovation research. Read More »

OSEHRA Summit 2014

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 3, 2014 (All day) - September 5, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Bethesda, MD
United States

Save the date for the 2014 OSEHRA 'Open Source EHR' Summit on Global Collaboration in Healthcare IT now set for September 3 – 5, 2014, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center outside Washington D.C.   OSEHRA, the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent, is an emerging leader in advancing open source electronic health record (EHR) software and related health information technology. They will be bringing together the best and brightest from healthcare and various major open source initiatives (e.g. VistA, RPMS, etc.) to share their expertise Read More »