The 17th World Congress of Medical and Health Informatics

Dear friends,

Branded by the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), MedInfo is a worldwide key event in digital health that gathers scientists, physicians, teachers, students, companies, institutions, and decision-makers. After having hosted its previous editions in Brazil and China, in 2019, MedInfo is back to Europe. For the first time, the event will be held in France, in Lyon, also called the “French Tech metropolis”. The city is located in the heart of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, which also happens to be a major player in health technologies.

AIM (the French Association for Medical Informatics) is organizing MedInfo 2019 and is happy to welcome you in Lyon on August 25-30, 2019. At each MedInfo conference, participants have the opportunity to share knowledge in an international context in order to improve health and the well-being of interconnected citizens everywhere in the world! So, come to discover, discuss, and share your opinion and experience about this year’s topic: “Health and Wellbeing: E-Networks for all”.

Hosting MedInfo 2019 is an honor for France, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, and the City of Lyon. You will discover numerous emblematic e-health projects implemented in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. This is the French “Silicon Valley” with one of the largest digital entrepreneurship ecosystems of Europe. Lyon, Grenoble, Saint-Etienne, and Clermont-Ferrand account for tens of thousands jobs in health and biotechnologies with over 100 public laboratories and over 10,000 researchers in this sector. In addition, Lyon covers many attractive aspects. Known as the city of lights, a territory for many innovations, and the founding ground for the movie theatre, it is also the first connected city, the largest IT center in France, and last but not least, the city is worldwide known for its exquisite cuisine.

We will be happy to welcome you in order to make MedInfo 2019 an outstanding event and a success to match the expectations and promises of digital health, key actors, and patients.

We hope to see you all in Lyon on August 25-30, 2019!

Philippe CINQUIN
President of the French Association of Medical Informatics (AIM)
Deputy Executive President of MedInfo2019 LOC


As the President of the International Medical Informatics Association, it is my great pleasure to invite you to submit your best work for presentation at the MedInfo 2019  – the foremost International conference for the science and practice of biomedical informatics. The MedInfo 2019 Conference, to be held in beautiful Lyon, France, August 25-30, 2019, invites submissions from informatics researchers and practitioners around the world.

Under the overall theme of “Health and Wellbeing: E-Networks for All” the MedInfo Conference will build on a long tradition of sharing pioneering research and insights for leveraging information to improve human health.

Besides offering you a podium for your best research in Biomedical Informatics, let us not forget that MedInfo 2019 will again provide you a premier opportunity to meet up with you International colleagues to network, exchange ideas, and start collaborations.

We look forward to receiving your submissions and seeing you in Lyon!

Dr. Christoph Lehmann
United States
President of IMIA

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Keys dates

May 1st 2018 Registration and Submission opening
Nov 25 2018 Deadline for all submissions
March 15 2019 Notification to authors (final changes)
April 1 2019 Deadline for resubmission after notifcation
May 7 2019 Deadline Early Bird
August 24 2019Proceedings online
August 25-30 2019 MedInfo 2019

To find the dates for registration, please use the registration menu

Centre de Congrès de Lyon

Address: Centre de Congrès de Lyon
50 Quai Charles de Gaulle, 69463 Lyon, France

Only Lyon Université Grenoble Alpes Lyon Bio Pôle
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