Tuesday, March 24, 2009

MedInfo2010 Call for Submissions

Please find below reminder information about the Call for Submissions for MedInfo2010, the 13th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa on 13-16 September, 2010 (

The conference theme is "Partnerships for effective e-Health solutions", with a particular focus on how innovative collaborations can promote sustainable solutions to health challenges.

Submissions are sought for papers, posters, panels, workshops and tutorials which may embrace this broad theme or may be focused on other areas of biomedical informatics. The contributions should relate to one of the following topic areas:
• Health information systems design and architecture
• E-health infrastructures
• Health informatics evaluation
• Education and building health informatics capacity
• Consumer health informatics
• Translational bioinformatics
• Emerging technologies
• Decision support systems
• Knowledge management
• Ontologies and terminologies
• Data and text mining
• Organizational, economic, workflow and policy issues
• Standards
• Electronic health records
• National and international health IT efforts and implementations


Paper submission for those who wish to participate in the Scientific Mentor Scheme 1st July 2009 Feedback from mentors for the Scientific Mentor Scheme participants 1st August 2009

Paper submission for ALL MEDINFO papers 30th September 2009

Authors notified of acceptance 15th February 2010

Publication of scientific program 28th February 2010

New initiative:

The Scientific Mentor Scheme is a new initiative for this Congress. The aim of this scheme is to provide additional support to early career researchers and non-native English speakers. Participants will submit their papers early and will be provided with feedback about their papers from a member of the panel of international health informatics experts. Those wishing to participate in this scheme must submit their paper by 1st July 2009. Authors will then need to submit their final paper by the Congress paper deadline of 30th September 2009. The papers will then proceed through the normal Congress review process.

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