I was just talking to Deb Bryant about the upcoming GOSCON event here in Portland Oct 20th – 23rd, and there are some very exciting things about the event. For anyone unfamiliar with GOSCON, it is focused on providing “forums to explore both the business case and real-world applications for open technology to deliver the next generation of government services”. This is the fourth annual GOSCON event.
Here are a few of the highlights:
- It’s really reasonable to attend: $150 – $697 depending on which activities you select.
- Speakers include experts from across the U.S. and around the world.
- Sessions cover a wide range of topics from implementation and management of open technologies to using open source in the public health sector.
- Educational credits of up to 4.5 hours for Health IT professionals have been approved by HIMSS.
Anyone interested in open source and government should think about attending the event.
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