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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

2017 Events

April 23rd-26th, 2017:

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

October 15th-20th, 2017:

Business Meeting (including Working Groups) & SNOMED CT Expo 2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Registration is now open:

Interested in the SNOMED CT Expo 2017? Please click here to sign up to the event's mailing list and be kept informed.

Click here to download the Business Meeting schedule. 

Click here to download the Expo 2017 exhibition and sponsorship prospectus. 

Book your accommodation before September 16th to take advantage of special delegate rates.

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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