May 30, 2001

Last call for Open Source papers in medicine

Author: JT Smith

Irving J. Buchbinder writes "The Second Annual Libre Software Conference will be held in Bordeaux France at the ENSIERB from July 4 - 9th, 2001. This is a request for papers and presentations.
Dr Philippe Auriol of Bordeaux, France and Dr Irving Buchbinder of Hartford CT, US are co-chairing the 2001 meeting of LSM/ABUL. This is a call for papers and presentations at the Medical Topic Section for the Libre Software Meeting of the Association Bordelaise des Utilisateurs de Logiciels Libres, that is, the "Libre Software User's Group of Bordeaux. This year the topic in the Medical Section is "Interoperability in Medical Software".

The meeting dates for this topic are not yet set, however the general meeting is from 4 July 2001 through 9 July 2001. Visit the web site at ABUL for information on other Open Source Software topics. The Medical section is Topic 13, Medicine in Open Source Software.

You may contact Dr Buchbinder at Community Health Services or through the FreeMED project. There is some limited funding for transport and lodging for this meeting.

We ask that presenters contact us as soon possible so that we may get abstracts, assure program content and get biographical information for our presenters.

Dr. Irving Buchbinder is a co-ordinator for the FreeMED Open Source Medical Project and works for Community Health Service a Federally Qualified Health Clinic in Hartford, CT, US. Dr. Philippe Auriol is a member of the Program Committee of Association Bordelaise des Utilisateurs de Logiciels Libres and in private allergy practice in Bordeaux, France."

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