National Society’s Liaison and Organizer

Carlos Luis Parra-Calderón, IBiS – Institute of Biomedicine of Seville, Sevilla (Spain)

European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI)

The European Federation for Medical Informatics Association (EFMI), is the leading organization in medical informatics in Europe, founded in 1976, and representing 30 countries through their respective national health informatics associations. EFMI is a not-for-profit organization concerned with the theory and practice of Information Science and Technology within Healthcare and Health Sciences in a European context. The objectives of EFMI are: To advance international co-operation and dissemination of information in biomedical and health informatics on a European basis, To promote high standards in the application of biomedical and health informatics, To promote research and development in biomedical and health informatics, To encourage high standards in education in biomedical and health informatics, To function as the autonomous European Regional Council of IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association).