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Faculty of Clinical Informatics Annual Member Conference

The FCI is pleased to announce that our first annual member conference will be taking place on Monday 25th November 2019 in the State Rooms at the Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London.

The event is the foremost gathering in the UK for clinical informatics professionals and will be full of opportunities to learn, share and network. The programme includes presentations from Professor Harold Thimbleby on improving clinical safety, and Professor Mark Caulfield on the impact of genomics on clinical informatics. There will also be breakout sessions on important informatics topics, including increasing diversity in the workforce, early career pathways, artificial intelligence and the clinical safety of apps. The conference will conclude with a social event, with drinks and canapes being served.

All Fellows, Members and Associates are warmly invited to attend and the conference will be free of charge. We do hope that you will be able to join us for what is set to be a memorable event.

Download the programme here.

To attend, please email info@fci.org.uk.

 

Faculty of Clinical Informatics Annual Scientific Conference

Call for abstracts is now open! Download the abstract guidance and submission form.

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The Faculty of Clinical Informatics are pleased to announce the Inaugural Annual Scientific Conference, taking place on Thursday 14th May 2020 at the De Vere Canary Wharf Conference Centre, London

Join us at the Faculty of Clinical Informatics inaugural scientific conference – the foremost event for the science and practice of clinical informatics. The conference offers an opportunity to learn about pioneering research and insights for using information to improve health and well- being. The conference will have topics across the spectrum from managing information and communications for improving patient care, to tracking the health of populations.

It will bring together informatics professionals from diverse health and care backgrounds committed to transforming health through informatics. From the leading experts in the field, to the students eager to get started, the conference provides an opportunity to learn and to grow professionally, to network and to start new collaborations.

“Our First FCI Scientific Conference is designed to push Clinical Informatics forwards in the UK, bringing together national and international experts in the field. Our annual conference will progress the science and profession of informatics and increase learning and knowledge for all delegates as well as stimulating those at the front of the profession to submit their innovative ideas as free papers at the conference in addition to an inspiring programme with a range of talks, educational sessions and workshops.”

Dr John Williams, Chair, Faculty of Clinical Informatics

“I am delighted with the innovative programme we have developed for the 1st Annual Scientific Conference for the Faculty of Clinical Informatics UK. This includes an International Lecture delivered remotely from New York via Webex, 8 Instructional Courses focused on the different branches of our membership, and electronic PowerPoint posters with a facility to include dynamic video presentations.”

Emeritus Prof W Angus Wallace, Academic Orthopaedics, Trauma & Sports Medicine, University of Nottingham, and Chair, Conference Planning Committee, Faculty of Clinical Informatics UK (2019-20)

The conference will include national and international updates, scientific papers and instructional courses. Instructional courses will focus on:

  • Which interoperability standards should the NHS use?
  • Informatics in Mental Health
  • The role of Informatics in the allied health professions
  • The role of Informatics in Pharmacy
  • SNOMED CT
  • How do virtual clinics work?
  • How does NHSX work?

The conference will include the National Launch of the core competency standards for informaticians to help ensure that individuals and their employers are clear about the skills and experience required for clinical informatics roles.

The conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve clinical informatics practice
  • Learn from outstanding practice in the UK and Internationally
  • Reflect on national developments and learning including the new competency standards for informaticians
  • Learn about ways to improve the way data is used to improve patient care
  • Develop your skills as a clinical informatician
  • Learn from scientific papers to improve practice
  • Identify key strategies for standards and interoperability
  • Ensure you are up to date with the latest developments at NHSX
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

Current speakers include:

  • Beverly Bryant – Chief Digital Officer (CDIO), Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Anna Bayes – Medical Director, Allscripts UK
  • Mark Davies – Chief Medical Officer (Europe, Middle East & Africa), Watson Health and IBM
  • Will Monaghan – Interim Director of Operations, NHS X
  • Claudia Pagliari – Senior Lecturer in Primary Care and Informatics & Programme Co-Director, University of Edinburgh
  • Suzanne Bakken – Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University
  • Rob Miller – Director of ICT and Clinical Information Officer (CIO), London Borough of Hackney

The call for abstracts for scientific papers is now open! Please download the abstract guidance and submission form and send to Jan Hoogewerf. The deadline for submission is 20th January 2020.

For more information and to book your place at the conference, visit the Healthcare Conferences UK page.