[KI-LC] FW: Call for Participation EXTENDED - OMG's Interconnected Health 2012 Conference, April 2-4, 2012 - Rosemont, IL USA

Colin Wallis Colin.Wallis at dia.govt.nz
Mon Jan 23 18:00:00 EST 2012

FYI...mostly for Pete, Rich et al, given our discussions on the last LC call.


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To: Colin Wallis
Subject: Call for Participation EXTENDED - OMG's Interconnected Health 2012 Conference, April 2-4, 2012 - Rosemont, IL USA

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Submission Deadline Extended!


OMG(r) and Health Level Seven(r) International (HL7) ), and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), announce an extension for the Call for Participation for "Interconnected Health 2012: Enabling Health through High-Impact IT." The new submission deadline is midnight (EST), Friday, January 27, 2012.

Interconnected Health 2012 will focus on approaches, challenges, and solutions affecting the ability to connect health organizations and systems, and the role of IT as an enabler in achieving this connectivity. Geared toward the CxO suite and senior leaders within healthcare organizations, Interconnected Health provides a venue to hear what peer organizations are doing (both within the US and abroad), to exchange ideas, and to interact with peers who are leaders in this space.

Call for Abstracts
The conference Review Committee is seeking proposals for presentations based on "real-world" organizational experiences, evaluations, case studies or research papers relevant to the conference themes of interconnected healthcare, information sharing, service-oriented architecture, enterprise architecture, business process management, and interoperability. Please indicate whether you are recommending your submission for the Executive Summit, the Functional Track, or the Technical Track. Topics may include (but aren't limited to):

Business Enablement (Enterprise Architecture, Business Process Management)


Architecture (Business, System, SOA and Technical)


Information Semantics, Ontology, Vocabulary


Application Innovation (Integration, Open Source, Legacy Enablement, etc.)


Infrastructure Innovation (Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Device Integration)


Information Sharing Strategy, Governance and Implementation


Modeling (SoaML, SysML, BPMN, etc.)

In order to submit, please provide the following information:

A session abstract describing your proposed presentation (note that no formal paper submissions are required, though provided papers will be made available to attendees if requested)


Learning objectives that can be expected by the attending audience.


Name(s), title(s), short biography, three most recent speaking engagements, and organizational affiliations of proposed faculty as you would like them to appear in program literature


Contact details (email, telephone, mailing address)

The abstract submission deadline is EXTENDED: midnight (EST),
Friday, January 27, 2012. Submit your abstract HERE<http://www.omg.org/abstracts>!

Registration & Information
Everyone with an interest in SOA in healthcare is invited to attend. The early-bird registration discount is available until February 24, 2012. The registration information is available at http://www.interconnected-health.org/c. Exhibit space is available; for more information contact Mike Narducci at marketing at omg.org<mailto:marketing at omg.org> +1-781-444 0404. Sponsorship opportunities are available; contact Ken Berk at kenberk at omg.org<mailto:kenberk at omg.org> or +1-781-444 0404.

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