IHE Europe 2012 Connectathon (Bern)

Bern Connectathon 2012

Welcome to the IHE Connectathon 2012

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The 12th annual IHE-Europe Connectathon will take place from 21st to 25th May 2012 in Bern, Switzerland.

Within the scope of the IHE mission, IHE-Europe will hold the annual Connectathon at BernExpo in Bern from May 21st to 25th, 2012. The IHE Connectathon is a 5-day event which main purpose is testing the interoperability and connectivity of health-care IT systems. This traditional event draws participation from across Europe, with more than 90 companies and 300 engineers participating. Also scheduled are a number of "parallel events", with daily round-tables and seminars on specific health-care topics.


For the 3nd time in Europe, Gazelle tool will be used for registration. Your 2010 and 2011, usernames and login are still working on this instance of Gazelle.

Please use the "lost password" button in case you have forgotten your password. If you need any assistance please contact us at INRIA (eric.poiseau@inria.fr) 


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  • November 1st : Registration opens
  • January 15th 22nd
    • Registration closes
    • Deadline for connectathon participants registration (Gazelle -> Registration -> Connectathon Participants)
  • January 31st February 29th : Deadline for connectathon fees payment
  • February 3rd  : 10am-12pm : Webinar for connectathon Participants  (Register, add to calendar, pptx,  video)
  • February 8th  : 4pm-6pm: Webinar for connectathon Participants (Register, add to calendar, pptx, video)
  • February 10th : Deadline for registration to the epSOS profiles.
  • February 28th : Deadline for requesting supportive/thorough testing
  • March 18th : The number of blocked hotel rooms will be reduced. Please book your hotel before March 18, 2012 !
  • April 15th : Start handling customs information for Switzerland (Carnet ATA)
  • April 30th : Deadline for registering extra participants (Gazelle -> Registration -> Connectathon Participants)
  • May 1st : 
    • Deadline for pre-connectathon log return
    • Deadline for sharing connectathon configurations
    • Deadline for sample sharing
  • May 21-25th : Connectathon in Bern
  • June 15th : Publication of Connectathon Results

Shipping Address

Delivery by transporter is accepted only on Friday, 18 May 2012 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during the CAT opening hours (Central European Time).

Delivery address
 Door 1.1
 Mingerstrasse 6
 CH-3014 Bern

CAT Calendar

The calendar of the connectathon side event can be found there : http://cat2012.org/html/02_01_side_event.html

During the connectathon working hours will be the following :

  • From Monday until Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday : 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mailing List


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Traveling Information

Please visit : http://cat2012.org/

Hotel Information

Please visit : http://cat2012.org/


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