Registration launches June 15
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September 29-30, 2022 Lisbon, Portugal & online

Quality Data, Informed Healthcare.

The SNOMED CT Expo unites clinical terminology SMEs from around the world, including government officials, health IT professionals, health practitioners, researchers, academics and vendors.

Discover how SNOMED CT enables data driven health systems and improved patient outcomes from a wide range of global implementers.

Call for abstracts

The SNOMED CT Expo 2022 call for abstracts has now closed. 

Submission Guidelines:

  • All Expo presentations and e-posters must be focused on SNOMED CT and should present the use of SNOMED CT in a product or service, rather than promoting the product or service itself. Presentations should enable attendees to enhance their knowledge of SNOMED CT and be aligned with one of the four program streams list below.
  • Abstract submissions for oral presentations and e-posters are invited by May 1, 2022.
  • Oral presentations are 30 minutes in length (including time for audience questions). A presentation template will be supplied, but its use is not mandatory. Presenters will indicate their availability for in person or virtual presentation and a limited number of virtual presentations will be accepted.
  • Oral presentations will be recorded and available for viewing on the online event platform, as well as SNOMED International's YouTube channel.
  • ePosters must be prepared using a supplied template and delegates will self-navigate through the ePosters at onsite kiosks. ePoster presenters are encouraged to attend, but in person attendance is not mandatory. ePoster PDFs will also be available for viewing on the online event platform.
  • Presenters will be notified of the outcome of their submission by May 27, 2022.


Advances in Research and Innovation: Presentations showcasing innovation of SNOMED CT to accelerate data, information, evidence and knowledge creation, supporting a wide range of informatics research.

Demonstrating Implementation Excellence: Presentations exploring practical demonstrations  SNOMED CT. Implementers from healthcare organizations, government agencies and industry will share their lessons learned, outcomes and benefit realization achievements.

Enhancing Clinical Practice and Outcomes: Presentations focused on the application of SNOMED CT in clinical settings and clinical research; aimed at enhancing the patient or citizen experience, clinical outcomes, reducing costs or improving efficiency. This may include such areas as precision medicine, data analytics, decision support, clinical guidelines etc.   

Terminology Leading Practices: Presentations covering experience and ideas on innovative enhancements of SNOMED CT, as well as those in conjunction with other international standards, e.g., content development, mappings, description logic, reference sets and more.

Sponsorship & exhibition prospectus

SNOMED CT Expo 2022 will build on our previous successes with both in person and online/virtual events, and the Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus is now available. Discover how you can showcase your products and services to an in person and virtual audience. 

A very limited number of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities remain, don't miss your chance to be a part of this international event.

Please contact for further information.

Strategic partners

SNOMED International is proud to partner with Portugal's Serviços Partilhados do Ministério da Saúde (SPMS) as they serve as co-hosts of the 2022 SNOMED CT Expo, with support from Turismo de Lisboa.


Registration for SNOMED CT Expo 2022 will open in mid-June 2022.

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Venue & accommodation

Pestana Palace Lisboa, Hotel & National Monument
Lisbon, Portugal

Negotiated accommodation rates at the Pestana Palace have been secured by SNOMED International:

  • Single Rate: EUR €170 
  • Double Rate: EUR €185

Rates are valid for bookings between September 20-October 4 and are available for booking until September 20, 2022. Please email the hotel directly if you need to extend your stay beyond these dates. 

NOTE: Please ignore the cancellation terms on the confirmation page when booking - the site shows the correct terms in the SEE CONDITIONS section in each room listing.

The above rates are inclusive of:

  • Daily American buffet breakfast in the main restaurant.
  • Free access to the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi and gymnasium.
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access in all public areas, meeting rooms and bedrooms.
  • Complimentary luggage service.
  • Legal taxes and service (except city tax*).

*City Tax: Effective January 1, 2016 a tourism tax of EUR 2 per person, per night, will be charged and collected at the property. This tax does not apply from 8th night of stay and children 13 and below are exempt. This amount has been determined by the local administration. Tax subject to change without prior notice. 

Please note the following booking Terms & Conditions:

  • Attendees will be responsible for their Guest Room and incidental charges 
  • Each participant will book directly and supply a credit card on the Hotel booking reservation method.
  • Credit Card provided will be used as a guarantee and you will only be charged if the reservation is not cancelled more than three (3) days before arrival date (before Tuesday, September 20, 2022). After this date all bedrooms booked will be fully charged in case of cancellation or no-show. As noted above, please ignore the cancellation terms on the confirmation page when booking - the site shows the correct terms in the SEE CONDITIONS section in each room listing.
  • Any fees collected at this time in the case of cancellation or no-show rooms will be charged to the individuals and will not be counted towards any attrition penalties paid by SNOMED International, if applicable.

Travel discounts

Tap Air Portugal

As the official airline of the SNOMED CT Expo 2022, TAP Air Portugal has agreed to offer a 10% discount on Economy and Business Class airfares to our participants.

Bookings must be made and paid-for exclusively through TAP Air Portugal’s website, please click the link below to download more information.

Entry visas & letters of invitation

As a member of the European Union, Portugal is part of the Schengen Agreement

SNOMED International encourages each attendee to confirm the entry and exit requirements* to Portugal with your home department of international affairs or passport issuing body. Please begin the process early if you do require a visa or electronic travel authorization.
*SNOMED International does not assume liability for entry and exit decisions made by foreign governments.

If you require an invitation letter from SNOMED International please note that the deadline to request one is 23 August, 2022.

Data privacy and event terms & conditions

SNOMED International will protect and manage your data for this event in accordance with our data protection notice (event data). Detailed 'Terms & Conditions' governing SNOMED International events are available here

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