SNOMED CT Implementation Showcase 2014

"SNOMED CT: making health records make sense"
October 30th – 31st 2014
Amsterdam, Netherlands
KIT (Royal Tropical Institute)

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) is pleased to announce the fourth international SNOMED CT Implementation Showcase, to be held at the KIT (Royal Tropical Institute) in Amsterdam, Netherlands from 30-31st October 2014.  Please click here for more information, including entrance charges.

The Call for Papers is now open. Information about Exhibitor or Sponsorship Packages can be found here. If you have any queries at this time please contact

General Information about IHTSDO Events

The IHTSDO arranges two events a year; one in April and one in October. The location and content the two events differs as outlined below.

The April event is principally a business meeting. It is held in Denmark and includes:

  • Formal Business Meetings of IHTSDO Governance and Advisory bodies
    • These are meetings of groups with an appointed or elected membership;
    • Many of the meetings are open to observers, but some sessions are closed and may only be attended by members of the relevant bodies.
  • Meetings of some IHTSDO Working Groups
    • These are working sessions of groups, completing a defined set of deliverables.
    • There are no tutorial or training sessions during this event.

The October event is a larger conference with a broader scope. It is held in a different IHTSDO Member country each year and includes:

  • Formal Business Meetings of IHTSDO Governance and Advisory bodies
    • Same as in April
  • Working Group meetings
    • Functional Special Interest Groups
      • Education, Implementation, Mapping, Translation, etc.
    • Professional Special Interest Groups
      • Clinical discipline and specialty focused groups.
    • Project Groups
      • With specific work assignments.
  • SNOMED CT Implementation Showcase including:
    • Conference presentations based around implementation experiences 
    • Tutorials and workshops
    • Exhibition of SNOMED CT enabled applications
    • Poster presentations related to implementation

IHTSDO 2014 Events:

April 27th-30th, 2014:
Business Meeting
Copenhagen, Denmark

October 26th-31st, 2014:
Business Meeting (including Working Group) & Showcase
Amsterdam, Netherlands

IHTSDO 2015 Events:

April 26th-29th, 2015:
Business Meeting (Free of charge)
Copenhagen, Denmark

October 25th-30th, 2015:
Business Meeting (including Working Group) & Showcase
Montevideo, Uruguay

Community Events

For news of selected events relevant to SNOMED CT, organized by IHTSDO Members and other groups in the IHTSDO community of practice click here.

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