7th Annual OSEHRA Open Source Summit

Date(s) - 18/07/2018 - 20/07/2018

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel


Looking to gain expertise in both public and private sector open source health IT modernization? Want to know more about initiatives across Federal and State agencies and collaborate on global state-of-the-art solutions? Then OSEHRA’s 7th Annual Open Source Summit, The Open Road for Government Innovation, on July 18 – 20, 2018 is the place for you!

Held just outside of Washington, DC, this year’s three-day Summit will highlight a growing number of open source initiatives and the increasing level of public-private partnership in major programs and agencies. It will explore how you can participate in emerging hybrid proprietary and open source efforts such as VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) and how to optimize open source utilization and community involvement. It will feature more than seventy-five presenting organizations, thought leaders, and speakers from around the globe, and will showcase the best open source advancements from the past year. Previous Summits have included speakers from a wide range of government, public, and private institutions including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Tennessee Department of Health, the New York State Office of Mental Health, Microsoft Federal, OpenStack, and IBM Federal.

“Our Summit has become a leading venue for open source innovation and collaboration to expedite IT modernization,” said Seong K. Mun, President and CEO of OSEHRA. “Our seventh Summit will showcase departments, agencies, and vendors that are boldly leading the way in collaborative, cutting-edge open source development and implementation.”

This year’s Summit will offer track sessions such as Interoperability and Standards, Security, Agile Development, Population Health, and Synthetic Patient Data, just to name a few. Community members and attendees are highly encouraged to submit papers for consideration during the Call for Abstracts, open until Friday, April 13, 2018. To submit an abstract, please visit https://www.osehra.org/post/2018-osehra-call-abstracts.

This year’s Summit will also include pre-conference educational workshops, to be keynoted by industry and governmental leaders. Planned training sessions include:

• Licensing and Certification for Open Source Code
• Open Source in the Federal Sector
• VistA Primer
• GT.M/YottaDB/Mumps

Don’t miss this opportunity. Join us this year!


18 Jul 2018 to 20 Jul 2018

Bethesda, MD
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