SNOMED CT Expo, 19 - 20 October 2017, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Programme & Sessions

We are pleased to announce that the Expo 2017 programme is now available. Please click here to view the full presentation programme.

SNOMED CT Expo 2017 will take place on Thursday October 19th and Friday 20th, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

  • Registration desk opens from 8:30 (CEST) both mornings
  • The Opening Plenary and Keynote speech will be held on Thursday from 09:00 (CEST)
  • A Welcoming Drinks Reception will be held in the Expo Exhibition Hall on Thursday from 17:30 - 19:00 (CEST).
  • The Keynote James Read Memorial Lecture will be held at 09:00 (CEST) on Friday morning.
  • The Exhibition Hall will be open from 09:00 (CEST) on Thursday and closes at 15:00 on Friday.

Please note that standard registration for the event will close on October 8th 2017.

The main programme streams will focus on the following topics:
  • Stream A - SNOMED in Action
    The ‘SNOMED in Action’ conference stream focuses on sharing practical, first-hand experiences using SNOMED CT in clinical solutions. Implementers from healthcare organisations, government agencies and the commercial sector will share their rationale for using SNOMED CT, the approaches taken, challenges faced and the resulting benefits they were able to achieve.

  • Stream B - Enhancing Clinical Practice using SNOMED CT
    The ‘Enhancing Clinical Practice’ conference stream focuses on clinical achievements that have been made possible with SNOMED CT. Improvements in quality measures and outcomes, strengthened patient safety and population health initiatives speak to the array of outcome, efficiency and cost reduction-based benefits possible for healthcare professionals and their patients.

  • Stream C: Leveraging SNOMED CT
    ‘Leveraging SNOMED CT’ focuses on the development and enhancement of the SNOMED CT product. Presenters will share how SNOMED CT can be implemented in your environment through their first-hand accounts of working with translation, reference sets and successfully interoperating with other health information standards.

  • Streams D and E: SNOMED CT Tutorials
    SNOMED CT tutorials provide educational sessions for novice and advanced SNOMED CT learners.