OHDSI Digest – June 19th, 2017

Population visualization WG meetings – Tuesday at 2pm ET
Join the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/571344295

Patient-level prediction (Eastern hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong time

Population-Level Estimation (Western hemisphere) WG Meeting – Wednesday at 12pm ET

Hadoop WG meeting – Friday at 11am ET
WebEx: http://cloudera.webex.com/meet/sdolley

OHDSI collaborator meetings – We’re looking for presenters for our weekly community meetings. If you’re interested in sharing your working with the community, please let us know by replying to this thread, or by emailing me at beaton@ohdsi.org.

Training opportunity – The Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training is offering a free seminar series on drug-drug interactions: http://mailchi.mp/mail/the-health-effects-of-drug-drug-interactions-a-webinar-series?e=3ea48f19e7

2017 OHDSI Symposium – The date and location for the 2017 OHDSI Symposium has been confirmed! This year’s symposium will take place on Wednesday, October 18th at the Bethesda North Marriott. Full-day tutorial sessions will take place on October 19-20th. Registration for the symposium here: https://www.ohdsi.org/symposium-registration/

Call for Sponsorship – Currently we’ve raised $115K in sponsorship funds and are over halfway to our goal of $200K! To reach this goal, we’re reaching out to the entire community for sponsors to support this important event and allow us to build upon the success of past symposia. More details: http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/ohdsi-symposium-2017-call-for-sponsorship/2730?u=maurabeaton

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
– Henry David Thoreau

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