Recent & Upcoming Events

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

Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 13, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference will bring together developers to learn and share insights on how we can leverage claims data to serve the Medicare population. CMS Administrator Seema Verma and other leaders will speak about Blue Button 2.0 and the MyHealthEData initiative. In addition, the meeting will feature lightning talks, demos, and breakout sessions.

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AIRA 2018 National Meeting

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 14, 2018 (All day) - August 16, 2018 (All day)

At the American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) 2018 National Meeting, we will continue to work toward our common goal of supporting and promoting the development, implementation and interoperability of Immunization Information Systems (IIS). Through formal presentations and informal discussions, attendees will have an opportunity to strengthen long-term partnerships, develop new relationships, gain professional education and training, and learn from one another.

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2018 Public Health Informatics Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 19, 2018 (All day) - August 23, 2018 (All day)

It’s been nearly two years since the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) released its multi-article supplement, “Public Health Informatics: A Call to Action,” in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Since then, it’s only become clearer that to effectively serve communities in today’s information-driven world, public health – and its cross-sector partners – must advance and strengthen its capability to transform data into action (e.g., services, interventions, and policies). But forging that capability is no easy feat. Challenges such as underdeveloped information technology (IT) infrastructure, lack of training, and insufficient workforce capacity have made public health informatics seem either intimidating or vastly inaccessible to public health professionals. Despite this, there is a role for informatics within every health department. The 2018 PHI Conference exists to help you learn that role through sessions, workshops, and peer-sharing opportunities that:

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Open Source JDBC Access to VistA FileMan Data

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
August 21, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Accessing VistA data using off the shelf tools has historically been hard or expensive to do. With the set of tools YottaDB is developing as an Open Source Project VistA data can be mapped to relational table views. In this presentation Christopher will demonstrate the tools available, where to find the code, how to get started with the application, and how to contribute to its development.

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FOSS4G 2018

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 27, 2018 (All day) - September 2, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Dar Es Salaam
Tanzania

The annual FOSS4G conference is the largest global gathering focused on open source geospatial software. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation. Through six days of workshops, presentations, discussions, and cooperation, FOSS4G participants create effective and relevant geospatial products, standards, and protocols. FOSS4G has been held all over the world and draws attendees from over 40 countries. Bonn, Germany hosted the conference in 2016. Last year Boston, Massachusetts, USA hosted. In 2018, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania will host.

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CHAOSScon

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 28, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Vancouver
Canada

At CHAOSScon, join the Community Health Analytics Open Source Software (CHAOSS) community which tracks and measures open source project health and sustainability. The conference will focus on tools used by several open source projects, communities, and engineering teams to track and analyze their development activities, communities health, diversity, risk, and value. The conference will showcase CHAOSS updates, use cases, and hands-on workshops for developers, community managers, project managers, and anyone interested in measuring open source project health.

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Open Source Summit North America

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 29, 2018 (All day) - August 31, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Vancouver
Canada

Open Source Summit is the leading conference for developers, architects and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions. Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers cornerstone open source technologies; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Diversity Empowerment Summit and tracks on business and compliance; and delves into the newest technologies and latest trends touching open source, including networking, cloud-native, edge computing, AI and much more. It is an extraordinary opportunity for cross-pollination between the developers, sysadmins, DevOps professionals and IT architects driving the future of technology.

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5th World Machine Learning and Deep Learning Congress

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 30, 2018 (All day) - August 31, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

With the support of Organizing Committee Members, 5th World Machine Learning and Deep Learning Congress (Machine Learning 2018) is scheduled to be held in Dubai, UAE during August 30-31, 2018 with the theme “Machine Learning: Discovering the New Era of Intelligence". Machine Learning Conference will set a platform for most innovative minds, practitioners, experts, thinkers, eminent Researchers, Scientists, Professors, Developers, Analysts and Newbies globally to discuss an approach to Machine Learning & Deep Learning researchers. We cordially welcome everyone who has interest in Machine Learning & Deep Learning, who wants to share their researches & knowledge amongst the gathering and also who is eager to gain more about the intelligent future of Machine Learning, under a cloistered platform for an extreme period of time at the International Conference on Machine Learning & Deep Learning.

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Understanding the Place of PHR in Population Health Strategy

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
September 5, 2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

While the concept of personal health records has been around for quite a while, the increasing push toward population health management and value-based care has made successfully incorporating them into your strategy more important than ever. That’s because the PHR is where the rubber meets the road; where patients can accumulate the cross-provider data they need to understand both how their care needs to go and where their behavior needs to change. In this critical webinar, we’ll discuss the state of the PHR and learn how you can leverage them to achieve your patient care goals.

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Libre Application Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 6, 2018 (All day) - September 9, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Denver, CO
United States

Libre Application Summit is a conferences for developers and users focusing on building an application eco-system for the Linux platform. The goal is to increase the number of applications in Linux by improving its shortcomings at all layers of the platform, gaps in cultural education, and expanding cultural, humanistic and technical diversity. Attendees are expected to learn about better toolchains, native toolkits, developing web applications on Linux, understanding open source and free software as examples. This is the 2nd year of the conference. Hope to see you there!

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BlockChainConf.Tech

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 6, 2018 (All day) - September 7, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Atlanta, GA
United States

A developer-focused Blockchain conference. BlockChainConf is a conference for software engineers interested in or building applications that leverage decentralized data, decentralized ownership, decentralized identity, decentralized infrastructure and software.

There is more to BlockChain that cryptocurrencies and ICOs! This conference will arm you with the technical skills and tools to build the infrastructure and applications for a new decentralized world.

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DevOps World | JenkinsWorld

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 16, 2018 (All day) - September 19, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
United States

In 2018, we bring together the DevOps community in San Francisco, providing opportunities to learn, explore, network and help shape the future of DevOps and Jenkins. DevOps World | Jenkins World is designed specifically for IT executives, DevOps practitioners, Jenkins users and partners.

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IDLELO 8 - Africa's Premium Open Source Summit 2018

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 24, 2018 (All day) - September 27, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Durban
South Africa

IDLELO is the premier African summit that gathers the continent's Open Source community. “The grazing ground" Idlelo is the perfect place to learn about Free and Open Source Software, the Open Source Model, and to meet enthusiasts, practitioners and vendors alike. Free Software and Open Source Foundation (FOSSFA) together The South Africa Information Technology Association, together with partners, is pleased to announce the African Conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and the Digital Commons (IDLELO 8) 2018.

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ApacheCon North America

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 24, 2018 (All day) - September 27, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Montréal
Canada

ApacheCon showcases the latest breakthroughs from ubiquitous Apache projects and upcoming innovations in the Apache Incubator, as well as Open Source development and leading community-driven projects "The Apache Way". "The Apache Software Foundation continues to lead in community-driven development that accelerates innovation across the Open Source ecosystem," said Rich Bowen, Vice President of Conferences at the ASF. "ApacheCon delivers state-of-the-art content, directly from Apache project developer and user communities."

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2018 OpenMRS Implementers Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference (#OMRS18) will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya in association with HELINA 2018 (#HELINA2018), the biannual meeting of the Pan-African Health Informatics Association. Our hosts, the Kenya Ministry of Health, the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA – http://www.kehia.org) and the OpenMRS Kenya Community have organized a planning committee over the past few weeks, and they have set up regular planning meetings with the OpenMRS Events Team to ensure this is a world-class event.

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HELINA 2018

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Nairobi
Kenya

The 2018 edition of the Pan-African health informatics conference (HELINA) is scheduled from 3rd – 8th December 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will be hosted by the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA) and will focus on how technology is being used to strengthen health systems in the African Region. HELINA conferences have been known to provide a platform for both academia and industry to showcase results of scientific research and industry practice. This year's conference is going to be co-hosted with the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers meeting.

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