IHTSDO - International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation
AMIA - American Medical Informatics Association



May 31

1:30 pm Tutorials
  1. Terminological, Ontological and Knowledge Representation Aspects
    Stefan Schulz, Kent Spackman
  2. Translating SNOMED CT
    Ulrich Andersen, Asta Høy
3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm Tutorials (continued)
5:00 pm Opening
5:30 pm Invited Speech
Building medical ontologies using Description Logics: what does it buy us?
Franz Baader, University of Dresden, Germany
6:30 pm Reception

June 1st

8:30 am Invited Speech
Managing Clinical Terminology in a Post-Classification Era
James R. Campbell, University of Nebraska
9:30 am Coffee Break
10:00 am Scientific Session I (two parallel sessions)

Session I A – Formalization and Classification
  1. Debugging SNOMED CT Using Axiom Pinpointing in the Description Logic EL+
    Boontawee Suntisrivaraporn and Franz Baader
  2. Exploiting Fast Classification of SNOMED CT for Query and Integration of Health Data
    Michael Lawley
  3. Why do it the hard way? The Case for an Expressive Description Logic for SNOMED
    Alan Rector, Sebastian Brandt and Jay Kola

Session I B - Applications
  1. Leveraging SNOMED CT with a General Purpose Terminology Server
    Robert Weida, Jack Bowie, Robert McClure and David Sperzel
  2. LinKBase® and SNOMED: some distinct features and impact on NLP
    Maria van Gurp, Marnix Holvoet and Mariana Casella dos Santos
  3. SNOMED CT: Browsing the Browsers
    Jeremy Rogers and Olivier Bodenreider
11:30 am Poster Presentations (plenary)
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Poster Session
3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm Scientific Session II (two parallel sessions)

Session II A – Mapping and comparing
  1. Comparing SNOMED CT and the NCI Thesaurus through Semantic Web Technologies
    Olivier Bodenreider
  2. Exploratory Reverse Mapping of ICD-10-CA to SNOMED CT
    Dennis Lee and Francis Lau

Session II B – SNOMED CT and Information Models
  1. Interoperability of Data Models and Terminology Models : Issues with using the SNOMED CT terminology
    Rahil Qamar Siddiqui, Jay Kola and Alan Rector
  2. Essential SNOMED: Simplifying SNOMED-CT and supporting Integration with Health Information Models
    Peter MacIsaac, Donald Walker, Rachel Richesson, Heather Grain, Peter Elkin and Jon Patrick
4:30 pm Mini Break
4:40 pm Product Presentations by Sponsors (plenary)
6:30 pm Conference Dinner

June 2nd

8:00 am Scientific Session III (two parallel sessions)

Session III A – Representation
  1. Comparing the Effects of Two Semantic Terminology Models on Classification of Clinical Notes: A Study of Heart Murmur Findings
    Guoqian Jiang and Christopher G Chute
  2. Creation and Usage of a "Micro theory" for Long Bone Fractures: An Experience Report
    Howard Goldberg, Vipul Kashyap and Kent Spackman
  3. Representing clinical information using SNOMED Clinical Terms with different structural information models
    David Markwell, Laura Sato and Edward Cheetham

Session III B – Mapping and Subsetting
  1. Strategies for Updating Terminology Mappings and Subsets
    John Mapoles, Corey Smith, Jane Cook and Brian Levy
  2. Using SNOMED CT as a Mediation Terminology: Mapping Issues, Lessons Learned, and Next Steps Toward Achieving Semantic Interoperability
    Sarah Maulden, Patty Greim, Omar Bouhaddou, Pradnya Warnekar, Laura Megas, Fola Parrish and Michael Lincoln
  3. Using SNOMED CT For Translational Genomics Data Integration
    Joel Dudley, David P. Chen and Atul Butte
9:30 am Coffee Break
10:00 am Scientific Session IV (two parallel sessions)

Session IV A
  1. A Methodology for Encoding Problem Lists with SNOMED CT in General Practice
    Francis Lau, Raymond Simkus and Dennis Lee
  2. Post-Coordination in the Mapping of Interface Terms of a Clinical Wound Documentation System to SNOMED CT
    Martin Boeker, Stefan Schulz and Thilo Schuler
  3. Using SNOMED CT Concepts for PAIRS
    Madan Rao

Session IV B – State of Affairs in SNOMED CT Member Countries (panel)
11:30 am Invited Speech
SNOMED CT Adoption: Lessons and Challenges
Howard S. Goldberg, Partners Healthcare
12:30 pm Closing Remarks

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