Call for Submissions


Thank you for your interest in Informatics for Health 2017, the submission window has now closed. Please check back regularly for updates to the conference programme.

The conference will include presentations on a broad range of topics including:

  • Health Data Science
  • Digital and Connected Health
  • Learning Healthcare Systems
  • Translational Bioinformatics and Electronic Phenotyping
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Patient-centred, Collaborative, and Personalised Care
  • Innovative Information Governance
  • Capacity Building and Team Science
  • Smart Cities and the Internet of Things
  • Advanced Analytics and Big Data in Health
  • Real-world Clinical Trials – Methodology and Execution
  • Stratified and Precision Medicine
  • Public Trust and Citizen Engagement
  • Sustainability of health and care

For the full list of submission categories please click here.

The following types of submission are invited:

  • Full paper: original contribution that either describes an empirical study, a novel system, methodology, or new insights from research presented as a talk and published by IOS Press in “Studies in Health Technology and Informatics”
  • Abstract: one-page structured abstract presented as a talk or poster
  • Panel: forum for moderated analysis of an important issue or emerging trend
  • Workshop: informative and interactive session
  • Tutorial: education session that introduces a specific topic
  • Demonstration: non-commercial session in which the functionality of proof-of-concept, pilot or production software is explained.

Key dates

31 October 2016 Deadline for Full Paper and Abstract for presentation submissions
7 November 2016 Extended Deadline for Full Paper and Abstract for presentation submissions
8 December 2016 Deadline for Poster, Panel, Tutorial, Workshop, Demo and Doctorial Symposium submissions
31 December 2016 Deadline for EFMI bursary applications
27 January 2017 Notification of Acceptance
6 February 2017 Deadline for FARR bursary applications
17 February 2017 Deadline for Science Slam submissions
20 February 2017 Deadline for final version of submissions of camera ready papers
22 – 23 April 2017 Pre-Conference Sessions
23 April 2017 Pre-Conference Doctoral Symposium
24 – 26 April 2017 Informatics for Health 2017

Ronald Cornet
Colin McCowan

Chairs of the IforH Scientific Organising Committee (on behalf of European Federation for Medical Informatics and UK Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research)

If you have any questions about your submission please contact the Scientific Programme Committee at

24 – 26 APRIL