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Meeting VenueThe meetings of the HL7 International Working Groups and Committees will be held at the Cliftons Meeting Rooms & Venues Sydney right next to the Amora, Marriott, Four Seasons, etc. hotels within two minutes' walk of Sydney Harbour and a stone’s throw from the historic The Rocks precinct. We have contracted the entire purpose-built Cliftons corporate meeting rooms building with their excellent AV/WiFi facilities which allows us to schedule additional tutorials and education sessions of the Extended Education Program.
Working Group & Committee MeetingsAll HL7 International Working Groups and Committees are scheduled to meet in Sydney to progress the various HL7 standards and other projects. These meetings are scheduled throughout the duration of the WGM.
As at every Meeting of the HL7 International Working Group, there will be a rich education and training program including free introductory sessions, focussed beginner & advanced tutorials and certification exams. At the Sydney Meeting, there will be ~40 Tutorials in the following tracks:
Extended Education Program
Based on specific requests by attendees, we are holding these education events:
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HL7 NewsHL7 International Appoints Accenture's Andy Truscott to the Board of Directors
Thursday, 1st February 2018
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in healthcare information technology (IT) with members in 55 countries, today announced the appointment of Andy Truscott, managing director of health technology consulting at Accenture, to the HL7 Board of Directors.
HL7 Announces Winners of FHIR Applications Roundtable of Real-World FHIR Solutions
Thursday, 18th January 2018
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in healthcare information technology and home to the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) standard, today announced the winners of the third FHIR® applications roundtable, an event focused on showcasing FHIR-based solutions in use in today's healthcare industry. The organization also announced that the presentation slides and video recordings are now freely available to view on the HL7 website. The HL7 FHIR® Applications Roundtable was held at the LSU Human Development Center in New Orleans, LA on December 6 and 7, 2017 and highlighted 30 FHIR-based solutions available today.
Health Level Seven and TransCelerate BioPharma Working Together to Facilitate Use of eSource for Clinical Research with HL7® FHIR®
Monday, 4th December 2017
Health Level Seven® (HL7®) International, the global authority on interoperability of health information technology with members in 55 countries, and TransCelerate BioPharma Inc., a non-profit organization to improve the health of people around the world by simplifying and accelerating the research and development of innovative new therapies, are working together to advance the use of eSource in clinical trials and facilitate interoperability by enabling the use of electronic health records (EHRs) in clinical research, enabled by the use of the HL7® FHIR® platform standard.
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How to keep up-to-date with the Sydney Meeting ProgramGet regular updates and news on the meeting and education program of the HL7 International Standards and Education Meeting in Sydney as well as special travel information on flights, hotels and sight-seeing in Australia and New Zealand, subscribe to the Sydney 2011 WGM e-mail list.
Wednesday Evening Networking Reception
Note: This information was current as of January 2011 and may be obsolete now. It is kept for reference purposes only.
There are more than 40 hotels within a few minutes walk to Cliftons, the prices start at US$69 per night (2.5-star, incl. taxes). Click here to see the list: http://bit.ly/Sydney2011HotelsUS Note: taxes are included - its the law in Australia!
If you are coming from Canada, try http://bit.ly/Sydney2011HotelsCA - prices start at C$72 per night and all taxes are included. Prices in A$ here.
If you have a USA, Canadian, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysian, Singapore, South Korean passport:
https://www.eta.immi.gov.au/ETA/ETAInput.jsp?language=En ("Visitor ETA" - A$20 service fee)
If you have an European Passport (incl. Norway & Switzerland):
https://www.ecom.immi.gov.au/visas/app/uu?form=TV ("eVisitor ETA" - free - read more...)
If you have a passport from another county, you need to apply for a visa as soon as possible:
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Meeting participants coming from Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand can take advantage of the excellent fares by Australian budget airline JetStar (a subsidiary of QANTAS).
Meeting participants coming from the US might consider taking a cheap flight (or air miles) to Honolulu, Hawaii, and then take Australian budget airline JetStar to Sydney, which costs ~ US$1,000 return.
There are many splendid hotels on Sydney Harbour! However, there is also very affordable accommodation from A$46 per night within a few minutes walk to the Meeting venue Cliftons. All prices include taxes:
- Sydney Harbour Youth Hostel (shared room): A$46
- Australian Heritage Hotel, The Rocks: US$69
- Glenferrie Lodge B&B (10 min ferry): US$83
- Napoleon On Kent (Suites): US$119
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