“Open Source for National and Local eGovernment Programs in the U.S. and EU” conference organized by The Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute (CSPRI) of The George Washington University, The Center for Open Source in Healthcare and Public Health Preparedness will be held March 17-19, 2003 (Full day Healthcare track scheduled for March 18) More info can be found here: http://www.eGovOS.org The full announcement is enclosed.
Open Source in Healthcare and Public Health
Call for Speakers and Participation
(please forward to other interested parties)
Conference: Open Source for National and Local eGovernment Programs in the U.S. and EU.
Date: March 17-19, 2003 (Full day Healthcare track scheduled for March 18)
Venue: The Marvin Center Grand Ballroom
The George Washington University
800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
Organizers: The Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute (CSPRI) of The George Washington University, United Nations Development Program, World Bank InfoDev, GSA, DISA, NAVY Office of the CIO, NIST, The Danish National IT and Telecom Agency
As part of the upcoming conference on “Open Source for National and Local eGovernment Programs in the U.S. and EU” organized by The Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute (CSPRI) of The George Washington University, The Center for Open Source in Healthcare and Public Health Preparedness is proud to present a one-day session dedicated to exploring and discussing the role of Open Source in Healthcare and Public Health Informatics and Emergency Preparedness.
We are pleased to invite you to submit speaking and demonstration proposals for this conference.
These sessions are designed to discuss best practices, raise awareness and share experiences among policy makers, government officials, users/consumers, universities, and industry specialists in Open Source and Healthcare, Public Health and Emergency Preparedness. The conference will draw participants from local, national and international organizations from the public, private and academic sectors.
Submission of Proposals
Please submit your proposal no later than January 10, 2003.
To submit a proposal go to:
Please check Health Care and any other relevant fields in the submission form.
Submission and editorial questions should be directed to Dr. Nick Guzman (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Policy and Regulatory Issues
* Open Source, the FDA and Software Validation Requirements of 21CFR11
* Electronic (Computerized) Health/Medical Records
* Open Source and HIPAA Compliance
* Open Source and Open Standards
* Open Source and the National Health Information Infrastructure
* State/Local Government Uses of OS for Healthcare and Public Health
* The Role of Open Source in Homeland Security
* Open Source in BioSurveillance and Disease Tracking
* Open Source in Public Health and Emergency Preparedness
* Open Source and Distributed Intelligence for Rapid Emergency Responses
* XML Web Services in Healthcare, Public Health and Emergency Preparedness
* Open Source XML Solutions
* Open Source and Enterprise Architecture
* Demonstrations of Open Source Projects in Healthcare and Public Health
* Open Source in TeleHealth and TeleMedicine
* Open Source Applications for Medical Imaging and Pathology
* Open Source for Medical Simulations and Training
* Open Source for Distance Learning
* Open Source in Medical and Health Sciences Education and Training
* Open Source in Training First Responders and Healthcare Providers
* Potential of Open Source in IT Training of Healthcare Providers
* Open Source in Biomedical Research
* Open Source in Bioinformatics
* Business Cases: OSS and Total Cost of Ownership in Healthcare
* Open Source Empowering People with Disabilities
* Open Source and Section 508
* Open Source Licenses and other Legal Issues in Healthcare
Dates to Remember
Deadline for speaking proposals: January 10, 2003
Notification of acceptance: January 20, 2003
Final submissions due: January 31, 2003
Conference: March 17-19, 2003
Healthcare sessions scheduled for March 18, 2003
We look forward to your participation.
Nicolas J. Guzman, M.D.
The George Washington University School of Medicine
2150 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, ACC 4-425
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 741-2283
Direct: (202) 741-2291
Fax: (202) 741-2285