Recent & Upcoming Conferences

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

DoD/VA Gov Health IT Summit

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October 16, 2019 (All day) - October 17, 2019 (All day)

The 17th Annual DoD/VA & Government HIT Summit is designed as a “Town Hall” style forum that illustrates the DoD, VA and Federal Government’s efforts at facilitating an interoperable and modernized health IT ecosystem. This event will discuss the acquisition and current innovations in technology that are being integrated across the DoD, VA, and Federal Government to further enable a compatible, efficient & secure electronic health record system for all active duty & veterans. It will also detail advancements that have been made to secure medical devices in the healthcare system from various cyber-attacks and breaches.

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Pistoia Alliance 2019 US Conference

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Conference
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October 23, 2019 (All day)

Technology is driving change in life sciences R&D and Healthcare. The Pistoia Alliance 2019 Annual USA Conference will offer a unique opportunity for its members to come together to discuss important developments across the pharma and life science R&D value chain. Plenary presentations, panel discussions, breakout sessions, poster presentation, the final of the President's Startup Challenge and a networking reception will provide stimulus and opportunity for discussions to review the Pistoia Alliance project portfolio and identify key areas for the next generation of pre-competitive collaborative projects that will make a real difference to research and to patients.

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OpenEHR Day

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Conference
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October 28, 2019 (All day)

Over the past years, openEHR solutions with a multivendor environment built on an open and agile architecture have proven to be a successful approach to managing electronic healthcare records at any scale. There are several use cases with a focus on electronic health records (EHR) and related systems, validating the vendor-neutral data concept, where universal interoperability among all forms of electronic health data is ensured.To discuss these topics and present successful use cases, you are kindly invited to the 2019 openEHR day being organized by the openEHR Foundation in collaboration with Better and other partners. The event will take place on Monday, October 28, 2019, at SkillsMatter London, United Kingdom. Read More »

Too Great a Thing to Leave Undone: Defense of Agriculture

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Conference
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November 5, 2019 - 9:30am - 3:15pm

On November 5, 2019, the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense will convene a meeting, Too Great a Thing to Leave Undone: Defense of Agriculture, to inform its continuing assessment of the biological threat, specific vulnerabilities, and overwhelming consequences to agricultural producers. In its October 2017 report, Defense of Animal Agriculture, the Commission explored the need to address vulnerabilities to animal health. Now the Commission intends to revisit and add to its previous recommendations, expanding its review to include other aspects of agricultural security, including the role played by land grant universities and public-private partnerships in safeguarding the nation. Read More »