An eHealth Slam is due to be held for the first time at conhIT 2016. It gives candidates an opportunity to present practically oriented eHealth projects to a wide audience in a brief and entertaining form. The three best presentations, which will be held in the conhIT Networking Area, will receive prize money totalling 850 euros.
Anyone interested in the event is invited to apply. The deadline is 14 March 2016. Candidates must submit a brief CV and a project abstract or a short video about the project. A jury comprising students, scientists and members of industry will look at all the entries and select those which promise to be an entertaining lecture on the eHealth sector. The jury's selection will be announced on 25 March 2016. The eHealth Slam, at which a topic or project must be presented in the space of eight minutes, will take place at conhIT on 20 April 2016, where an audience of experts will give prizes to the best three candidates. At conhIT 2016 more than 7,500 visitors and around 400 exhibitors are expected to attend.
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About conhIT - Connecting Healthcare IT
conhIT targets decision-makers in IT departments, management, in the medical profession, nursing, doctors, doctors' networks and medical care centres who need to find out about the latest developments in IT and healthcare, meet members of the industry and make use of opportunities for high-level advanced training. As an integrated event, over a period of three days conhIT combines an Industrial Fair, a Congress and Networking Events that are of particular interest to this sector. Launched in 2008 by the German Association of Healthcare IT Vendors (bvitg) as the meeting place for the healthcare IT industry and organised by Messe Berlin, this event recorded 388 exhibitors and around 7,500 visitors in 2015 and has now become Europe's leading event for the healthcare IT sector.
conhIT is organised in cooperation with the following industry associations: the German Association of Healthcare IT Vendors (bvitg), the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS), the German Association of Medical Computer Scientists (BVMI). The National Association of Hospital IT Managers (KH-IT) and the Chief Information Officers of University Hospitals (CIO-UK) have provided contributions to the subject matter.