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Conference dates

New Dates!

2-6 December 2019

ABOUT THE EVENT

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 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 afterward 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

1 st Nov 2019

USD $ 450

Payment Options

Tickets via Brown Paper Tickets(BPT).

Opening soon!!

PayPal

Opening soon!!

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 look out for updates.


Hackathon

TBD.

Site Visits

TBD.


SOCIAL NETWORKING

If you are attending OMRS19 or wish you could but cannot and want to keep in touch with people at the conference:

Twitter

Facebook

Email Update List



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.

Passport needs to be valid for 6 months after 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 travelers who want to enter Mozambique regardless of whether or not there is an embassy in their country of origin. The visas comes at a cost of $50 (U.S.) and is 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.


EVENT PLANNING

Resources

The Planning team meets on every Tuesday at 4:30pm CAT /5:30 EAT here.

Below is a list of planning resources.

  1. Meeting Notes and recordings can be found here.
  2. Task Tracking spreadsheet can be found here.
  3. Planning conference guide can be found here.

Action Items

Please see our Trello card for an ongoing list of Action Items

Other Event Information Source:

Talk:

Contact Email: events@openmrs.org 


Details about the meeting are being sorted out and will be added to this page as they are confirmed. 




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