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ABOUT THE DHIS2 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The DHIS2 Annual Conference is our biggest yearly event, and provides an opportunity for the global DHIS2 community — a diverse group including implementers, developers, ministry representatives, technical partners, donors, and other DHIS2 experts from around the world — to meet and share experiences with DHIS2, learn about the latest developments and innovations, and make connections that can lead to new partnerships and collaborations.

After two years of virtual gatherings, we are excited to announce the DHIS2 Annual Conference 2022 scheduled to take place in-person from 20 to 23 June at the University of Oslo, Norway. An online component will also allow for virtual participation in some conference sessions for those who are unable to travel to Oslo. The hybrid format enables in-person participation (physical presence) as well as remote participation.

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THE DHIS2 ANNUAL CONFERENCE FEATURES

Presentations of new and upcoming features from the DHIS2 core development team

Speakers from national Ministries and global public health partners such as WHO, the CDC, and more

Community-driven presentations selected from an open call for abstracts

Annual competition for best independent Web and Android App developed by the DHIS2 community

Ample opportunities to network with peers and experienced DHIS2 implementers

Our daily forum sessions will bring you the latest insights from the community and dedicated networking sessions to connect with your peers.

More information on the App Competition will be published very shortly. To be among the first to receive these important announcements, sign up here for our mailing list.



THE DHIS2 ANNUAL CONFERENCE TOPICS

This year's Annual Conference will be focusing on Local Innovation for Global Progress and will include many topics:

COVID-19 and DHIS2: innovations, integrations, data use & sustainability

DHIS2 in the larger digital health ecosystem

Local innovations, global sharing

DHIS2 metadata packages

Maintaining & scaling DHIS2 systems

DHIS2 governance & security

New countries using DHIS2

DHIS2 Health and beyond

Education

LMIS

Interoperability

Immunization

NCDs

Research on DHIS2 data

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WEB & ANDROID APP COMPETITION!

The Web & Android App Competition!

We are now welcoming submissions of DHIS2 Apps for The DHIS2 Annual Conference Web & Android App Competition! The goal this year is to showcase the innovative work developers around the world are doing with DHIS2 for both web and mobile devices, and to highlight how the DHIS2 App Platform and Android SDK makes it easier to...read more



Registration

Join us for a full week of use cases, thematic presentations, live demos, and opportunities for networking through captivating forum sessions and consultation with DHIS2 experts.

• You plan to attend the Annual Conference in-person

Academy fees are USD 600 and include lunch and coffee breaks for 4 days.


• You plan to attend the Annual Conference virtually

The online components of the Annual Conference with a digital retransmission of the key sessions will be free of charge.






Travel Arrangements

Accommodation

We recommend the below hotels:

Anker Hotel
Storgata 55, Grunerlokka
0182 Oslo
To make your reservation:
Website: book.anker-hotel.no/reserve
15% discount rate per night breakfast including
Reservation code to get the discount: DHIS2
Deadline for the discount rate: 30 April 2022

Comfort Hotel Karl Johan
Karl Johans gate 12,
0154 Oslo
To make your reservation:
Website: Comfort Hotel Karl Johan
Email: co.karljohan@choice.no
Phone: +47 230 103 52
Rate per single room and night: 1525 NOK including VAT and breakfast
Reference to mention when booking: 1133GR010986
Deadline for the discount rate: 19 May 2022

As June is the peak season, you are encouraged to book your accommodation at your earliest convenience in order to avoid high rates.

COVID-19 Updates

There are no longer special requirements for entry into Norway due to the corona situation. The same rules as before the corona pandemic apply now. However, we advise that you keep a close eye on the measures in place in the country.
You will also be able to find all the updated travel requirements for Norway on the Norwegian Government website or on the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.

Visa application

A personalized invitation letter from UiO for your visa application is attached to this email.
If not, kindly send us your request as soon as possible at oslo2022@dhis2.org
Please include your full name as stated in your passport.

Your visa application may take several weeks to be processed by the Norwegian embassy in your country/region. We strongly advise to start applying for a visa at least 6 weeks before the Academy starts.

Kindly bear in mind that UiO will not be able to provide any assistance to facilitate the obtention of the Schengen visa.

Contact Us

Should you have additional questions about the DHIS2 ANNUAL CONFERENCE, please contact us at oslo2022@dhis2.org



Terms and Conditions

These Terms & Conditions apply to every person registering as a participant to a DHIS2 Academy.

Annual Conference Registration

Only fully completed registration forms will be considered. After reviewing each registration, the Academy Organisers will send a confirmation/information email. This email will include all the details related to the payment of the registration fees.

Participation is not guaranteed until full payment of the registration fees is received.

Each event has a ceiling number and the Organisers reserve the right to refuse additional registrations and to close the registration form should the maximum capacity be reached.

Methods of Payment

Payments should be made in advance, before the Annual Conference starts. Participants who made a late payment (from 3 days before the event starts) are invited to bring a copy of their payment slip to the registration desk on the first day of the event.

All bank fees and money transfer costs must be covered by the transmitter. Any negative balance will be collected on-site. Kindly indicate the Academy name and the participant’s full name as a reference on all bank transfers.

Event Collaterals

The Academy Organisers cannot guarantee that collaterals will be available for late registrations. All materials will be distributed on-site.

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation (sickness, lack of funding or any other personal reasons) must be made in writing by email to the Organisers. The date of the email will be the basis for considering refunds. Please indicate your bank details on your written cancellation. Refunds will be made after the conference. Registration fees may be refunded as follows (depending on the Organisers' contracts with their vendors).
The Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers.

No refunds will be granted for unforeseen events or early termination of attendance, or any other incidents which are beyond the control of the Organisers.

Cancellation of the Annual Conference

In the event that the event cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the Organisers, the Organisers cannot be held liable by participants for any damages, costs such as transportation, accommodation, and other expenses incurred by the participants.

All expenses in relation to the Academy, the registration, and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the participants.

Under these circumstances, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers

Insurance

The registration fee does not include insurance. The Organisers do NOT provide any form of insurance and do not take any responsibility for accidents or illnesses that might occur during the DHIS2 Academy and in the course of travel to or from the Academy place. Therefore, each participant is solely responsible for his/her safety, security and health.

Moreover, participants shall be aware of their health insurance policy and take appropriate measures to ensure their coverage for any hazards which might occur when attending the DHIS2 Academy.

Modification of the Programme and Venue Change

The Academy Organisers reserve the right to amend the Academy programme, including making changes to the speakers/facilitators appearing and/or subjects covered. No refunds can be granted in case of cancellation of speakers/facilitators, programme change or any other incidents during the Academy which are beyond the control of the Organisers.

The Organisers reserve the right to move the Conference to a larger or smaller venue, if the level of participant registrations warrants.

Name Badge

The name badge must be worn at all times during the Academy. Access to the venue will not be granted without the DHIS2 Academy name badge.

Invitation Letter

Participants requiring an official invitation letter can request one by email. Participants must first register to the Academy.

Visas

It is the sole responsibility of the participant to take care of his/her visa requirements. Participant who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure.

Data Protection

The Academy Organisers will collect and store datas for the preparation, the execution of the event and after the event for marketing purposes.

HISP-UiO performs monthly e-mailings (which include photographs/videos) and/or communications on social media regarding the DHIS2 Academies and events. If you do not wish to appear in the marketing visuals, please send an email to aliceal@ifi.uio.no.

Email contact details of participants will not be passed on to third parties. Participants may unsubscribe from these mailing campaigns at any time.

Limitation of Liability

The participant agrees to be responsible for all property he or she brings to the Academy venue.