Open Source at Med-e-Tel 2008


From the 16th until the 18th of April 2008 Med-e-Tel, the international educational and networking forum for eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT will take place at the Luxexpo in Luxembourg.

Beside various other interesting events, a workshop about Facilitating Collaboration to Facilitate Tele-Success will be held on Friday 18th of April and is split into four different sessions:

  • From the Bottom Up: Designing from the User Perspective (Bill Parlette, iPath Association, Switzerland)
  • What Else Is Going On? Building a Project Database (Holger Schmuhl,, Germany)
  • Practical Considerations: Infrastructure, Links and Tools (Erik Blantz, INVENEO, USA)
  • Price-Performance via Open Source Tools (Dr. Etienne Saliez, VCT-TK, Belgium)

The workshop will take place in Conference Room 4 starting at 9:30h until 16:00h.

With the session “What Else Is Going On? Building a Project Database” chaired by we hope to gather and discuss your requirements, expectations and experiences about a future database that is listing all available open source software projects for the health care sector. We are looking forward to your active participation!

Update (2008-04-16): My presentation is available here: “What Else Is Going On? Building a Project Database“.

for more information:
Med-e-Tel (official homepage)
Med-e-Tel (program)
The Bob Blog – “Just a reminder, Med-e-Tel is fast approaching”
Free Medical Software (