Page created by eHealth Web Site Services and stored here for archival purposes.
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:
Read HL7 Books and Guides to learn about HL7.
HL7 NewsHL7 Announces Ticia Gerber as Director of Global Partnership and Policy
Wednesday, 8th May 2013
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability and standards in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced that Ticia Gerber has joined the staff as its Director of Global Partnership and Policy. In this new role, Ms. Gerber will lead policy and advocacy activities, as well as expand HL7's partnerships with key industry stakeholders.
HL7 Announces New Skill Building for Certification Webinar Series
Wednesday, 1st May 2013
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability and standards in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, today announced that registration is now open for its new Skill Building for Certification webinar series. Webinar topics will include Version 2, Version 3 and the Clinical Document Architecture (CDA®). This 12-part series will begin on May 14 and run through June 20. Each webinar begins at 12 Noon Eastern and is 90 minutes in length. HL7 is offering an introductory price of 50% off the regular rate for this webinar series. Tuition for each course or part (consisting of two webinars) is $99 for HL7 members and $195 for non-members
HL7 Licenses its Standards at No Cost and Future Membership Model
Monday, 1st April 2013
Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global leader in developing and implementing data, functional, and interoperability standards for healthcare IT, today announced it is making much of its intellectual property (IP) freely available under licensing terms.
Didn't find what you were looking for? Try the HL7 Search Engine:
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:
HL7 Books and Guides to learn the secrets of getting the most out of HL7
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$119
Click here for more deals in A$
Keep up-to-date with the latest HL7 News, Tools & Resources: