OpenMRS 2019 Announced!!


When

Dec. 2, 2019 to Dec. 6, 2019 |


Where

Maputo, Mozambique


Event details


Mozambique welcomes you to this years' OpenMRS Implementers' annual meeting!

This year's theme is:

Harmonizing and strengthening the OpenMRS ecosystem.

This is the 13th OpenMRS Implementers’ conference, the 7th in Africa and the 2nd to be held in Maputo, Mozambique.


Objectives

  1. Supporting the Ministry of Health and leveraging country communities of practice to strengthen the maintainability and sustainability of OpenMRS implementations
  2. Harmonising OpenMRS technologies, versions and distributions for data management and decision support across healthcare facilities and services
  3. Maturing OpenMRS implementations from data entry to point of care


Who Should Attend

  • People new to OpenMRS who want to connect to others using the platform around the world

  • Experienced OpenMRS implementers who want to share their experiences and learn from others

  • OpenMRS platform developers – anyone building systems to integrate with or extend OpenMRS

  • Developers of related health and healthcare application software

  • Health practitioners, researchers and publishers

  • Any other implementor of OpenMRS and its distributions

  • You!


Why You Should Attend

This event provides an opportunity for developers to collaborate and improve their technical skills in OpenMRS, implementers to share their best practices from implementations, and users to propose and prioritize their top features in future releases of the software. The event will also include visits to OpenMRS implementation sites along with a discussion afterwards for participants to share their experience and suggestions.


REGISTRATIONS

Early Bird Opening on 15th Aug 2019.

The conference registration packages are as follows:-

Package                      Opening Dates             Rate

Early Bird                   15th Aug 2019               USD $ 350

Regular                       23rd Sep 2019               USD $ 400

Late & On-Site           1st Nov 2019                  USD $ 450


Payment Options

Tickets via Brown Paper Tickets(BPT).

Opening soon!!

PayPal

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Wire Transfers

Opening soon!!

Please Note: Payments via wire transfers will be for bulk registration(3 participants and above).


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

The schedule is dynamic. Keep a lookout for updates.


Hackathon

TBD.

Site Visits

TBD.


TRAVELLING TO MOZAMBIQUE

Invitation Letters & Visas

Air travel.

Maputo International Airport services direct connections from a number of international destinations including major air hubs in Africa, Europe and UAE. 

Visas.

The passport needs to be valid for 6 months after the date of intended departure from Mozambique and three blank pages are required. 

Citizens of the following eight countries can visit Mozambique without a Visa for up to three (3) months: Botswana, Cape Verde, Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia. 

The visa at the border is for all travellers who want to enter Mozambique regardless of whether or not there is an embassy in their country of origin. The visas come at a cost of $50 (U.S.) and are valid for 30 days. 

Citizens of Australia, Canada, EU, UK and USA require a visa to enter Mozambique. It may be possible to get a visa on arrival but is only safe to presume this is allowed if there is no Mozambique embassy in the country issuing the passport and recommended to get the visa in the country of origin. 

Vaccinations

For more information on vaccines and medication required when travelling to Mozambique, please review this link "HERE".

Accommodation

TBD

Meals

TBD

Transportation

TBD

Cell Phones

TBD

Travel Grants

Opening soon!!


SPONSORSHIP

Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship benefits begin at $5000.00 and can be customized based on the goals and available budget of the sponsoring organization. Please contact events@openmrs.org for more information.

Sponsorship packages can include the following:

  • Complimentary conference registrations 
  • Sponsor ribbon 
  • Prominent sign recognition in conference registration area 
  • Name or logo on screen before plenary sessions
  • Named sponsor for lightning talk or cultural entertainment event 
  • Named sponsor for coffee and tea breaks
  • Recognition during keynote talks
  • Organization listed on "conference sponsor" section on website including logo and 
  • website link 
  • Logo on conference t-shirt or lanyard 

We have tiered sponsorship packages that can be seen here.

Business Sponsorship

Business sponsorship is available to those registering four participants without additional cost. If your organization is only sponsoring 3 participants, the cost will be an additional $200 USD to be a business sponsor; if only 2 participants, there is an additional cost of $300 USD; for one participant, there is an additional cost of $400. As part of your business sponsorship,  there will be an area to have a display to share information at a designated location and time during the meeting. If you are interested in this option, please contact events@OpenMRS.org.


Contact details

Click here to visit the event Site

Email: secretary@kehia.org

Mobile: +254 711 466 463