ITCH '90

Jim Coward JHC at uvvm.bitnet
Wed May 23 16:51:20 EST 1990


                     * 2ND ANNOUNCEMENT *

                     IMPROVING COMMUNITY
                   HEALTH THROUGH APPLIED
                         TECHNOLOGY


                   A Conference Addressing
                Information Technology Issues
                     In Community Health


                 VICTORIA CONFERENCE CENTRE
                   VICTORIA, B.C., CANADA
                SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 3, 1990


The applications and uses for Information Technology and Information
Systems continues to grow in Community Health. ITCH '90 will attempt
to focus on how these systems and technology are applied and used
to actually improve the health of people within real communities.
ITCH '90 will also try to look at how to choose and set up
computerized information systems, information networks and related
costs.

INTEREST IN THE CONFERENCE IS HIGH.  ABSTRACTS ARE CURRENTLY UNDER
REVIEW FROM PERSONS ACROSS CANADA AND THE USA, AND AS FAR AWAY AS
CHINA, HONDURAS, HUNGARY, HONDURAS AND ETHIOPIA.

Prospective contributors are encouraged to address topics such as
information systems for community health assessment and planning,
systems or technology used to assist in education and rehabilitation
of people, networks, costs/benefits.  Other areas may include AIDS
and information systems, quick response teams and wellness projects.

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FEE STRUCTURE:

  EARLY REGISTRATION (BY AUGUST 30/90)            $280 (CANADIAN)
  FULL REGISTRATION (AFTER AUGUST 30/90)           345
  DAY REGISTRATION (DOES NOT INCLUDE BANGUET       135
                    OR PROCEEDINGS)
  STUDENT REGISTRATION (MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE    160
    PROOF OF FULL-TIME POST-SECONDARY ENROLMENT)
  COMPUTER NET-WORKING PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS      85
    (MUST BE REGISTRERED AT CONFERENCE)
  AIDS PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION                       30
  SINGLE BANQUET TICKETS                            37
  RECEPTION TICKETS                                 20
  PROCEEDINGS                                       30
   (COMPLIMENTARY TO EARLY/FULL/STUDENT REGISTRANTS)

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CONFERENCE INFORMATION:

THERE ARE PLANS UNDERWAY TO INCLUDE PRE-CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR
SMALLER GROUPS TO TAKE PART IN A "MEET THE EXPERTS" TYPE SESSION ON
INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND AIDS, PLUS AN AFTERNOON WORKSHOP ON COMPUTER
NETWORKING RELATED TO COMMUNITY.  MORE DETAILS OF THESE ACTIVITIES
WILL BE AVAILABLE IN JUNE 1990.

TO OBTAIN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CONFERENCE PLEASE CONTACT
JIM COWARD, CHAIRPERSON ITCH'90

J.H.Coward Co-op Education Co-ordinator - UVic     Chairperson
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN COMMUNITY HEALTH        "ITCH   1990"
P.O. Box 3050, Victoria, B.C. - Canada V8W 3P5
FAX:604-721-1457, TEL: 604-721-8577




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