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SNOMED International arranges two public events per year; one in April and one in October. 

The April event is principally a business meeting. It is held in London and includes:

  •  Formal Business Meetings of Governance and Advisory bodies (groups with an appointed or elected membership)
  •  Meetings of some SNOMED International Working Groups: working sessions of groups, completing a defined set of deliverables

Many of the meetings are open to observers, but some sessions are closed.

The October event is a larger conference with a broader scope. It is held in a different region each year and includes:

  • Formal Business Meetings of Governance and Advisory bodies (as above)
  • Working Group meetings (SIGs and Project Groups)
  • SNOMED CT Expo, including:
    • Presentations and posters related to implementation experience
    • Tutorials and workshops
    • Exhibition of SNOMED CT-enabled applications

2018 Events

April 8th-11th, 2018:

Business Meeting (free of charge)
Amba Charing Cross Hotel
London, UK

October 14th-19th 2018:

Business Meeting (including Working Groups) & SNOMED CT Expo 2018
Pan Pacific Hotel
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


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