Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics 2009
(APAMI 2009)

Main Theme

"What are the Medical Records for ?"

Greetings from APAMI 2009 Chair

APAMI (Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics) has launched in 1993 as a regional body of IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association), and has been hosting triennual academic conferences. In the conference, more than 100 brilliant papers are presented, of which the recommended ones are invited to submit to high-ranking professional journals such as IJMI and MIM. The conferences' scopes not only general medical informatics, also reflect the nature of healthcare in this region (multi-language, multi-culture, high population density, etc.) Preceding conferences are; Singapore 1994, Sydney 1997, Hong Kong 2000, Seoul 2003, Taipei 2006.

In 2009, Japan Association for Medical Informatics has the honor of hosting this classic conference, and plans to have it with 2500+ attending Japan's national MI conference in Hiroshima. The conference theme is "What are the medical records for?" JAMI sincerely invites contributions and participations to this conference in scope of state-of-the-art medical informatics issues, as well as looking back the true purpose of medical records in peace memorial Hiroshima city.

Michio KIMURA MD, PhD.

Chair person of APAMI 2009
Director & Professor of Medical Informatics Department, Hamamatsu University Hospital.



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22-24, November 2009
(Pre-conference workshops, tutrials on 21.)


International Conference Center, Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Japan

Important Dates

Early Bird Registration
End of March. - Sep. 30th Oct. 30th, 2009

Submission (* including the award for young researcher paper contest)
Feb. 12th - May 4th June 30, 2009
* The deadline for the Conference Submission has been extended to June 30, 2009. (Closed)
* Notifications of acceptance will be sent on Aug 1, 2009 Aug. 20, 2009.

* The deadline for the workshop/Panel/Tutorial Submission has been extended to June 19, 2009.

Bursary Program

JAMI prepared USD 1000 each bursary for up to 20 presenters of accepted paper presenters and invited panel presenters. Decisions are made considering the quality of the submission, and country of residence of the applicant. If you would like to apply for this program, notify your intension of application at "Remarks" field of online submission page.

Call for Paper [ Click here. (PDF file) ]

Template files for papers

Online Submission of Papers (Closed)

We will close the paper submission system at 9AM 2nd July in Japan standard time (JST) to be fair for the wide time lag in Asia Pacific region.

Submission of Tutorial, Panel and Workshop Proposals


Go to the following APAMI webpage:


Click "Registration" button on the left column.

Submission Desk