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September 7-11, 2004, MedInfo 2004: Triennial Meeting of the International Medical Informatics Association, San Francisco, CA. Sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association, 4915 St Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone 301-657-1291; e-mail:; Web: FMI or to join the conference mailing list, visit the Web site:


September 20-25, 2004, Ninth Conference of the European Association of Health Information Libraries, Santander, Spain. Sponsored by EAHIL. FMI, contact Bruce Madge, assistant director - patient advice and liaison service, National Patient Safety Agency, 4-8 Maple St, London W1T 5HD, England; telephone: +44-020-7927-9533; e-mail:; Web:


September 24-25, 2004, Best Practices in Distance Education for Health Professionals-Second Biennial Distance Education Conference, Omaha, NE. Sponsored by the University of Nebraska College of Nursing, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198. FMI, telephone: 1-800-626-8431, x7487; e-mail:; Web:


September 27, 2004, User Tutorial on the Implementation of ANSI/ADA Specification No. 1000: Standard Clinical Data Architecture for the Structure and Content of an Electronic Health Record, Orlando, FL. Sponsored by the American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611. FMI, contact Paul Bralower, telephone: 312-587-4129; e-mail:; Web:


September 27 and 29, 2004, Evidence-based Healthcare: What Place in West Africa? Eighth Regular Health Writing Skills Workshop, Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria, Africa. Sponsored by the Nigerian Medical Forum, the Africa Health Education Foundation, and the British Medical Journal - West Africa Education Unit, 65 Warden Hill Rd, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 7AE, England. FMI, visit the Web site:


September 30-October 2, 2004, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy, Carefree, AZ. Sponsored by ASAP, 492 Norristown Rd, Suite 160, Blue Bell, PA 19422. FMI, telephone 610-825-7783; Web:



October 2004 (exact date TBA), Health Information and Poor Communities-Ninth Conference of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa, Blantyre, Malawi. Sponsored by the University of Malawi College of Medicine and the Kamuzu College of Nursing. FMI, contact Ralph Masanjika, chair, Local Organizing Committee, College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi; e-mail:; Web:


October 1, 2004, Southern Institute for Health Informatics Sixth Annual Conference, Portsmouth, England. Sponsored by SIHI. FMI, contact Dr Jim Briggs, conference chairman and coordinator, Southern Institute for Health Informatics, Healthcare Computing Group, Department of Information Systems, University of Portsmouth, Burnaby Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3AE, England; telephone: +44-23-9284-6438 (direct line); 6445 (secretary); 6402 (fax); e-mail:; Web:


October 3-6, 2004, Clinical Data Management in a Global Environment, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sponsored by the Society for Clinical Data Management, 555 East Wells St, 11th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202. FMI, contact Kim Breitbach, telephone 414-226-0362; e-mail:; Web:


October 7-8, 2004, Designing and Delivering Web-based Courses in the Health Sciences, London, England. Sponsored by the Open Learning Unit, Archway Campus, at University College London, Room 417, Holborn Union Bldg, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, England. FMI, telephone: 020-7288-3246 (international phone 00-44-20-7288-3246); email:; Web:


October 8-13, 2004, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA. Sponsored by AAP, 141 Northwest Point Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007; telephone: 847-434-4000. For preliminary conference information including pediatric informatics topics, visit the Web site:


October 10-14, 2004, Future Trends in Science Editing and Publishing: Bringing Science to Society, Twelfth International Conference of Science Editors, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. FMI, contact IFSE, e-mail:; Web:


October 22-23, 2004, Health Informatics Workshop: Past Wisdom, Today's Needs, Tomorrow's Challenges, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Sponsored by the Manitoba Nursing Informatics Association. FMI, contact Betty Thompson, Registrar, St Boniface General Hospital, 409 Tache Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2H 2A6; telephone: 204-237-2231; e-mail:


October 29-31, 2004, NLN Technology Conference, San Antonio, TX. Sponsored by the National League for Nursing, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. FMI, telephone: 800-669-1656; Web:



November 19-21, 2004, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics, Tampa, FL. Sponsored by the University of South Florida Health Sciences Center, CME Office, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC Box 60, Tampa, FL 33612. FMI, telephone: 813-974-4296; Web:



December 5-7, 2004, MEDNET2004-Ninth World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sponsored by the Argentine Medical Association with the endorsement of the Society for the Internet in Medicine and the Biomedical Informatics Group of Buenos Aires. For preliminary conference information, visit the Web site:



MAY 2005

May 21-27, 2005, Nursing On the Move: Knowledge, Innovation, Vitality, 23rd Quadrennial Congress of the International Council of Nurses, Taipei, Taiwan. Sponsored by the International Council of Nurses, 3, Place Jean Marteau, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland. FMI, visit the Web site: Call for abstracts ends September 15, 2004.


JUNE 2005

June 13-15, 2005, Institute on Nursing Informatics and Classification, Iowa City, IA. Sponsored by the University of Iowa College of Nursing, Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness in collaboration with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinical and Genesis Medical Center. FMI, contact Sharon Sweeney, University of Iowa, College of Nursing, 101 NB, Iowa City, IA 52242; telephone: 319-335-7051; e-mail:



October 22-26, AMIA Annual Symposium 2005, Washington, DC. Sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association, 4915 St Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814. FMI, telephone: 301-657-1291; Web: