Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Another Software Freedom Day celebration: medical informatics

And here's another note about Software Freedom Day, this time from Dr. Eloy Marcelo.

SFD 2006 sa UP Manila care of the National Telehealth Center, UP Medical Students Informatics Society, and Society of Computer Science Students (SOCOMSCI)

UP College of Medicine Basic Science Lecture Room Sept 15 5-7pm

We have Dr Raoul Kamedjeu from Centers for Disease Control Atlanta to talk about EpiSPIDER, an open source hack of YahooMaps and GoogleMaps for public health and disaster management

Other speakers are Mr. Alison Perez for Community Health Information Tracking System (CHITS), Marvin Yoingco for Introduction to the PHP CAKE framework, myself for the Philippine Malaria Information System and Pam Patdu for DrBlog (a LAMP project that won best student paper in Ireland).

Other presenters (not yet confirmed): Miguel Vega from UPSTRAT on RubyonRails.