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

Programme & Sessions

We are pleased to announce that the Expo 2017 programme and conference proceedings are now available. Please click here to view the full presentation programme and pdf versions of the presenters`slides and posters.

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

  • The Opening Plenary and Panel Presentation was held on Thursday from 09:00 (CEST)
  • A Welcoming Drinks Reception was held in the Expo Exhibition Hall on Thursday from 17:30 - 19:00 (CEST).
  • The Keynote James Read Memorial Lecture was held at 09:00 (CEST) on Friday morning.
  • The Exhibition Hall was open from 09:00 (CEST) on Thursday and closes at 15:00 on Friday.
The main programme streams focused 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.