If you are interested in hosting the an OpenHIE Community Meeting, please review the following criteria we’ve developed to help ensure success and guide you in the preparations for this event. The following are by no means requirements, but hopefully will serve as helpful guidance to countries and the community:
Significant local OpenHIE community activity, that is, a presence of an ongoing OpenHIE implementation, long-standing community membership etc.
Commitment to OpenHIE as a network, regional, or country level architecture.
Strong local hosting organization with an ability to engage local resources/sponsorship.
Country is interested in supporting the long-term strategic interests of the OpenHIE community.
Easy access, that is, good international airport, liberal visa policies (e.g., eVisa or visa on arrival available for visitors from many countries), local transportation.
Availability of travel and hotel infrastructure suitable to host the meeting.
Provision of good security throughout the conference.
Country context aligns with OpenHIE’s mission.
Openness/willingness to host OpenHIE site visits.