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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 Supports GS1 as World's Best Supply Chain Healthcare Standard
Monday, 14th October 2013
Health Level Seven International® (HL7®) has re-iterated its support of GS1 by joining more than 50 leading healthcare stakeholders from around the world in signing an endorsement paper that supports the adoption of the GS1 System of Standards for Healthcare as the global standard best suited for the healthcare supply chain.
HL7 and Sparx Systems Announce the Winners of the 2012-2013 Tooling Challenge
Monday, 30th September 2013
Health Level Seven® (HL7®) International, the global authority on interoperability for health information technology with members in 55 countries, and Sparx Systems, a leading vendor of modeling tools based on open standards, today announced the winners of the 2012-2013 Tooling Challenge. The challenge was to produce a Unified Modeling Language (UML) profile for HL7's Model Interchange Format (MIF) static models using Sparx Systems' Enterprise Architect that will enable commercial UML modeling tools to work with HL7 static models, which have features that extend the standard UML expressions.
Health Level Seven Announces New Board Members, Fellows and Volunteer of the Year Awards
Wednesday, 25th September 2013
Health Level Seven® (HL7®) International, the global authority on interoperability of health information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced election results for its Board of Directors at the 27th Annual Plenary and Working Group Meeting in Cambridge, MA. The 2013 HL7 Fellows and the 2013 recipients of the W. Edward Hammond, PhD, Volunteer of the Year Awards were also recognized at the event.
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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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