The program of ICBO FOIS 2012, including satellite events, spans over a whole week, from Saturday, July 21 to Friday July 27. ICBO specific tutorials and workshops take place Saturday and Sunday. Sunday evening is the official opening of ICBO with a reception at the campus of the Medical University. ICBO scientific sessions take place Monday and Tuesday.

FOIS begins on Tuesday with a series of workshops. In the evening there is a joint FOIS ICBO reception reception by the state government, which takes place in a historic building in downtown Graz. Wednesday is the day at which both conferences overlap. After the official FOIS opening there will be a joint scientific session in the morning, an Early Career Symposium as well as a a joint tutorial in the afternoon.

The exclusive FOIS sessions are hold during Thursday and Friday. The FOIS conference dinner is scheduled for Thursday evening, in a typical restaurant, close to the conference site.

ICBO participants are asked to fetch their conference bag before the ICBO reception on Sunday afternoon, FOIS participants during Tuesday. Workshop and Tutorial participants can also come to the registration desk during the first coffee break. On-site registrations are possible if paid in Euro (cash).

The following documents can be downloaded here:

Local Organizers

Stefan Schulz
Catalina Martínez
Markus Kreuzthaler

Institute for Medical
Informatics, Statistics
and Documentation

Medical University of Graz

Auenbruggerplatz 2
8036 Graz, Austria

stefan.schulz [at]


Jul 31: ICBO + FOIS photos online

Jul 16: ICBO + FOIS brochure published

Jul 3: FOIS posters published

Jun 25: Preliminary ICBO and FOIS programs online

Mar 21: Online Registration open

Mar 20: Accepted FOIS Papers announced

Mar 5: Accepted ICBO Papers announced

Feb 10: Early Career Symposium announced

Feb 1: ICBO and FOIS workshops and tutorials announced

FOIS deadline extended to Feb 12, 2012 (strict)

Jan 25: ICBO workshops and tutorials online .

Maintainer: Stefan Schulz