Past Events

2019 DoD/VA & Government Health IT Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 8, 2019 (All day) - May 9, 2019 (All day)
Location: 
Mary M. Gates Learning Center
United States

At DSI’s 16th Annual DoD/VA and Government HIT Summit, we provide an educational ‘Town-Hall’ style forum where representatives from the DoD, VA, Government Agencies, academia, and private industry can have the opportunity to detail their organization’s efforts to facilitate a connected Federal health IT approach through innovative research on IT solutions, technology, and capabilities. This Summit will detail the various initiatives being undertaken across the Federal Government, Military Services, and industry that are aiming to deliver an integrated, collaborative health care system that ensures force readiness, improves health outcomes and delivery of care to our nation’s Veterans, and lowers the overall cost of providing high-quality healthcare.

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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.

Call for Code Hackathon - California Wildfires

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 4, 2019 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Calling all Developers, Designers, and Domain Experts! In recognition of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 4, 2019, IBM and 42 Silicon Valley are teaming up to host a one-day hackathon to help developers, engineers, designers, and emergency responders work on projects around Natural Disaster Preparedness and Relief during wildfires with a focus on community health and well-being. The hackathon will be held on the 42 Silicon Valley campus in Fremont, California.

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OSEHRA Innovation Webinar - Omnibus Care Plan (OCP): 21st Century Software Infrastructure

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
April 30, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This webinar will explore the use of the data standard Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR) and the Smart on FHIR (SoF) specification to implement 21st Century healthcare applications. The Omnibus Care Plan (OCP) provides care coordination and consent management. Through SoF applications, it provides care management, screening and assessment, Explanation of Benefits using Blue Button 2.0, and Data Analytics and Data Visualization. The webinar will review the OCP project and the value it brings to application development.

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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.

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.

Apache Roadshow - Washington DC

Event Details
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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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.

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 »

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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Open Source Leadership Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 12, 2019 (All day) - March 14, 2019 (All day)

The Linux Foundation Open Source Leadership Summit is the premier forum where open source leaders convene to drive digital transformation with open source technologies and learn how to collaboratively manage the largest shared technology investment of our time. An intimate, invitation-only event, Open Source Leadership Summit fosters innovation, growth and partnerships among the leading projects and corporations working in open technology development. It is a must-attend for business and technical leaders looking to advance open source strategy, implementation and investment.

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2019 International Conference On Disaster Medicine & Hurricane Resiliency

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 8, 2019 (All day) - March 11, 2019 (All day)
Location: 
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC)
Netherlands Antilles

The devastation wrought by powerful hurricanes over the last two years attests to the need to prepare healthcare professionals for emerging crises associated with natural disasters. The International Conference on Disaster Medicine & Hurricane Resiliency brings together physicians, nurses, educators, and other professionals focused on patient care to explore disaster medicine in the context of hurricanes and other severe weather events. Through workshops, plenaries, and panel discussions, attendees will gain essential emergency planning and preparation skills to better understand the role of disaster medicine in effective healthcare management.

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SCALE 17x

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 7, 2019 (All day) - March 12, 2019 (All day)

SCALE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area.

Hack for Humanity 2019

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 2, 2019 (All day) - March 3, 2019 (All day)

Building on the success of our inaugural hackathon last year, the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative will be organizing the second annual Hack for Humanity event in the spring of 2019. With this humanitarian focused hackathon, we aim to bring together students from across Rhode Island to learn about the most pressing needs in the humanitarian sphere and develop creative ideas for innovative programs or technologies that could help improve the lives of disaster and conflict-affected communities around the world.

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HIMSS19

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 11, 2019 (All day) - February 15, 2019 (All day)

The 2019 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition, February 11–15, 2019 in Orlando, is the leading health information and technology conference, bringing together 45,000+ professionals from 90+ countries for the education, innovation, and collaboration they need to transform health through information and technology – all at one time, all in one place. Choose from 300+ education sessions, 1,300+ vendors, hundreds of special programs and endless networking events.

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FOSDEM19

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 2, 2019 (All day) - February 3, 2019 (All day)
Location: 

FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas, and collaborate.

2019 Health IT Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 29, 2019 (All day) - January 30, 2019 (All day)

AFCEA Bethesda will be hosting their 11th Annual Health IT Summit on January 29th and 30th at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This event will bring together more than 1,000 senior executives and IT professionals from across industry and government. They will explore strategies for leveraging modern IT technology and tactics to advance healthcare outcomes. Conference participants will discuss new and emerging trends in digital services, artificial intelligence, automation, health analytics, and cybersecurity.

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ISDS 2019

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 29, 2019 (All day) - February 1, 2019 (All day)

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) conference is the premier event dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance. Every year, the ISDS conference draws approximately 400 professionals from a broad range of disciplines to learn the latest achievements, analytic methods, best practices, conceptual frameworks, and technical innovations in the rapidly evolving field of health surveillance. Additionally, ISDS offers a one-day One Health Symposium prior to the first day of the Annual Conference to explore the intersection of Human, Animal and Environmental Health.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Robot Doctor

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
January 15, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Remember doctor’s visits when you were growing up? The wooden tongue depressor. The well-worn stethoscope. That weird thing they jammed in your ears. And now, my children are having the same experience. But that is going to change. As design harnesses digital, materials, and networking technologies, a very new health experience is just over the horizon. Proactive, lifestyle design, tracking real-time health data, non-invasive tools and custom “just for you” treatments based on your actual genome, are here.

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Healthcare and Wellness at CES 2019

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 8, 2019 (All day) - January 11, 2019 (All day)

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. This year's conference has a health and wellness track as well as many health IT vendors in the exhibit. One of the most significant announcements will be the release of iBlueButton 8 by Humetrix. Blue Button is one of the core elements of the White House open source/free-market health IT strategy that we wrote about here. Humetrix has developed a mobile health platform and the latest version will be unveiled at the conference.

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