imia-2015IMIA Special Notice –  MEDINFO 2017: FINAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Dear colleagues and friends, IMIA General Assembly members,

Submission deadline: 1st December 2016.

The 16th World Congress on Health and Medical Informatics (MEDINFO-2017) will be held in Xiamen, China, 21st-25th August 2017. MEDINFO is the premier international health and biomedical informatics event; it has travelled across 6 continents and 13 countries worldwide since 1974. MEDINFO-2017 will be hosted by CMIA (Chinese Medical Informatics Association) on behalf of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA). It will be an historical event as 2017 marks IMIA’s 50th anniversary.

Under the theme: “Precision Healthcare through Informatics”, the world leaders in this field will gather in China to share knowledge and analyze how Digital Health and Biomedical Informatics address some of the most challenging problems in health care, public health, consumer health, and biomedical research.

We invite researchers, clinicians, technologists and managers to contribute and share experiences on the use of information methods, systems and technologies to improve quality and safety of care, enhance care outcomes, promote patient-centered care, facilitate translational research, enable precision medicine, and improve education and skills in health informatics.

Key dates
Opening of online submission system: 1st July 2016
Opening of MEDINFO 2017 Registrations 1st September 2016
Deadline for Full Paper, Student Paper, Vision Paper and Poster submissions: 1st December 2016
Deadline for Panel, Tutorial, Workshop and Demo submissions: 5th January 2017
Notification of Acceptance: 16th March 2017
Deadline for final version of submissions 13th April 2017
MEDINFO 2017: 21st – 25th August 2017

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