Call for Presentations

You are invited to share your expertise at DevDays Virtual 2020. The deadline to submit your proposal is September 1, 2020.

You may submit proposals for any of the sessions below:

TalkLengthDescription
Tutorials40 minutesAn educational presentation focusing on a specific part of the FHIR specification, FHIR tools, FHIR libraries, or technologies that are directly related to FHIR.
Time is including 10 minutes for Q&A.
Let’s Build!40 minutesThe Let’s Build! sessions involve hands-on exercises and are the follow-up to a Tutorial.
Time is including 10 minutes for Q&A.
Community Talk15 minutesA presentation of a real-life FHIR implementation, focusing on best practices and lessons learned.
Time is including 5 minutes for Q&A.
Startup Pitches10 minutesPitches by participants in the Startup Track: entrepreneurs showing how they seize the opportunities that FHIR offers.
Patient Innovator Pitches10 minutesPitches by patients in the Patient Innovator Track: tech-savvy patients presenting their challenges and solutions on how access to health data improved their lives

Country-specific presentations

We encourage speakers to submit proposals that are related to FHIR in a specific country or region, especially from the European and Asia-Pacific region.

Speakers from the USA

We welcome speakers from the US. Talks can be prerecorded and for live presentations, we will do our best to take the time zone of the speaker into account.

Criteria

We select proposals based on the following criteria. Please make sure to address these criteria in your application.

Tutorials (40 minutes)

  • Relevance for a broad audience
  • Related to the FHIR ‘core curriculum’, important libraries or key tools that are part of the FHIR tooling ecosystem
  • Educational value
  • Non-commercial: no product pitches
  • Expertise and teaching skills of the speaker
  • Time: 30 minutes presentation + 10 minutes Q&A

Speakers receive complimentary registration.

Let’s Build! (continued from a tutorial – 40 minutes)

  • Relevance for a broad audience
  • Same spectrum as the tutorials
  • Educational value
  • Non-commercial: no product pitches
  • Expertise and teaching skills of the speaker
  • Clear, step-by-step exercises available
  • Time: 30 minutes presentation + 10 minutes Q&A

Speakers receive complimentary registration.

Community Presentations (15 minutes):

  • Lessons learned from real-life projects
  • Focus on FHIR implementation
  • Sharing of dos & don’ts and best practices
  • Non-commercial: no product pitches
  • Time: 10 minutes presentation + 5 minutes Q&A

Speakers get a 20% discount on the registration fee.

Patient Innovators (10 minutes):

Startups  (10 minutes)

Registration

Tutorial and Let’s Build! speakers get free access to the entire event. Community Track presenters have a 20% discount on the registration fee. Normal discounts for frequent FHIR DevDays attendees and groups apply.
Please note that the DevDays program team may assign your proposal to a different session type than you applied for.

Dates

The deadline for your submission is September 1, 2020. We will inform you on the outcome of our evaluation before September 15, 2020.

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL HERE 

Contact

For inquiries, please contact Marita Mantle-Kloosterboer at devdays@fire.ly