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November 19-21, 2004, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics, Tampa, Fla. 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; Website:



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




February 13-17, 2005, Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, Tex. Sponsored by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, 230 East Ohio St, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611-3269. FMI, visit the Web site


MARCH 2005

March 21-23, 2005, Shaping Sands, Shifting Services: HC2005, 22nd Annual Healthcare Computing Conference and Exhibition, Harrogate, United Kingdom. Sponsored by the British Computer Society Health Informatics Committee, 1 Sanford St, Swindon SN1 1HJ, United Kingdom. FMI, visit the Web site


APRIL 2005

April 14-17, 2005, 23rd Annual International Nursing Computer and Technology Conference, Atlanta, Ga. Sponsored by Rutgers University College of Nursing, Ackerson Hall Room 102, 180 University Ave, Newark, NJ 07102. FMI, visit the Web site


April 21-23, 2005, The Omaha System International Conference: a Key to Practice, Documentation, and Information Management, Minneapolis-St Paul, MN. Sponsored by Martin Associates and the Department of Nursing, College of St. Catherine, J218 Whitby Hall, 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55105. FMI, telephone 1-320-202-1832; e-mail:; 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


JUNE 2005

June 13-15, 2005, Institute on Nursing Informatics and Classification, Iowa City, Iowa. Sponsored by the University of Iowa College of Nursing, Center for Nursing Classification & 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:


JULY 2005

July 20-23, 15th Annual Summer Institute on Nursing Informatics, Baltimore, Md. Sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Office of Continuing Education, 655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. FMI, contact Sonia Smith, telephone: 410-706-3767; e-mail:; Website:



August 28-September 1, 2005, Connecting Medical Informatics and Bioinformatics: MIE2005, XIX International Conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI), Geneva, Switzerland. Sponsored by EFMI, For more information, contact Symporg SA, Congress Organizers, 7 Ave Krieg, CH 1208 Geneva, Switzerland; telephone: +41 22 839 8484; e-mail:; Website:



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 site:



June 11-14, 2006, NI2006: 9th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, Seoul, Korea. Sponsored by the Special Interest Group in Nursing Informatics of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA-NI SIG), IMIA, 5782-172 St, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6M 1B4 and the Korean Society for Medical Informatics NI SIG. For more information, contact NI 2006 Secretariat, K&K B/D 201, 811-4, Yeoksam-dong Kangnam-gu, Seoul 135-080, Korea; telephone: +82-2-566-6067; e-mail:; Web site Call for submissions ends August 31, 2005.