Recent & Upcoming Conferences

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

2019 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 18, 2019 (All day) - March 20, 2019 (All day)

States are coordinating major initiatives including data governance and interoperability, Medicaid modernization, MMIS re-procurement, HIX operations, payment reform, population health, program integrity as well as data privacy, security, and compliance issues at many levels. At the same time, the shift towards modularity, SaaS and cloud computing are helping to shape IT organizations to be more responsive to the needs of policy and administration leadership. Emerging and potentially disruptive technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence are also being piloted in Medicaid which has the potential to yield benefits beyond process automation and interoperability and potentially underpin the next phase of HHS innovation.

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FHIR on VistA Open Source Project.

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
March 19, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This webinar will introduce OSEHRA's newest open source project group - “FHIR on VistA.” The purpose of the group is to develop and promote standards-based FHIR APIs on the VistA platform for high-value data sets, and align previously developed VistA APIs to the current FHIR standards to promote interoperability across platforms and systems. Read More »

LibrePlanet

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 23, 2019 (All day) - March 24, 2019 (All day)

LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation for free software enthusiasts and anyone who cares about the intersection of technology and social justice.

Apache Roadshow - Washington DC

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 25, 2019 - 8:00am - 7:00pm
Location: 
Dewberry Hall within the Johnson Center at George Mason University Main Fairfax Campus.
United States

The Apache Software Foundation to present on Apache software projects in government, cybersecurity, and more at Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair at George Mason University. The DC Roadshow program features two dozen presentations on Apache projects across the following tracks: government, cybersecurity, CARE projects, and career development, in tandem with one of the first Open Source Software job fairs.Topics include The Apache Way, analytics, Big Data, Cloud, cybersecurity, governance, healthcare, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP), and security, featuring Apache projects such as Airflow, Cassandra, cTAKES, Daffodil (incubating), Drill, Fortress, Hadoop, Ignite, NiFi, Rya, Tomcat, and more.

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Open edX

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 26, 2019 (All day) - March 29, 2019 (All day)

The Open edX Conference is produced in collaboration with the Open edX community to discuss topics such as the Open edX learning platform, new research in online learning best practices, and new approaches to collaborative learning.

OpenStack Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 29, 2019 (All day) - May 5, 2019 (All day)

In addition to OpenStack-related sessions, the event features Kata Containers, Ansible, Ceph, Kubernetes, ONAP, and more projects. Featured topics include CI/CD, container infrastructure, edge computing, HPC/GPU/AI, open source community, private and hybrid cloud, public cloud, telecom and NFV.

Red Hat Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 7, 2019 (All day) - May 9, 2019 (All day)

Red Hat Summit is an open source technology event to showcase the latest and greatest in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies.

OSEHRA 2019 Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 9, 2019 (All day) - July 10, 2019 (All day)
Location: 
MD
United States

Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Open Source Summit: Open SaaS - Open Source in the Cloud from Tuesday, July 9 through Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, just north of Washington, D.C. This year's two-day Summit will showcase leading-edge, open source initiatives and highlight the increasing level of public-private partnership in major programs and agencies. Open source software has become key to both implementation and interoperability as more and more programs opt for cloud-based solutions and software-as-a-service delivery models. This Summit will address ways to optimize open source utilization and community involvement in this new playing field.

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