13th International Congress in Nursing Informatics
Geneva - June 25 to 29 2016

NI2016 will:

  • present the greatest fashion show of wearable devices.

  • Attract all nurses interested of the future of nursing care around the world. Information technologies play a key role for health benefits and supporting the people healthy behavioral.

  • provide simultaneous translation in the main conference room.

  • give many awards: - best scientific paper - best poster - best student paper - best student poster - best international student design application and best national student design application.


We have the pleasure to annonce that the Gala Dinner will take place in the magnificent « Bâtiment des Forces Motrices », in the heart of Geneva.
Book your place online if it is not done yet (limited seats).

Forces Motrices Hotel

KEYNOTES (among others)

Marilyn Chow

Monday June 27th

09:00 – 10:00 : keynote speaker

Marilyn Chow

Vice president of National Patient Care Services and Innovation at Kaiser Permanente
«Re-Imagining Care Delivery: The Power of Nursing Informatics

Dr. Marilyn Chow RN, Ph.D, FAAN is the vice president of National Patient Care Services and Innovation at Kaiser Permanente, where she works to enable the delivery of the highest-quality and most safe patient-centered care. She has made significant contributions to nursing through her scholarship, leadership, and civic involvement. She is recognized for her expertise in innovation, regulation of nursing practice, and workforce policy. Dr. Chow is committed to incorporating innovation and technology to reduce waste and improve workflows within the health care industry. She was the driving force in conceptualizing and creating the Sidney R Garfield Health Care Innovation Center, Kaiser Permanente’s living laboratory, where ideas are tested and solutions are developed in a hands-on, simulated clinical environment. She was the inaugural Program Director for the RWJ Executive Nurse Fellows Program and chaired the Institute of Medicine’s Standing Committee on Credentialing Research in Nursing. Past board member of The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources, American Academy of Nursing, Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association (founding board member), Asian Health Care Leaders Association (founding board member), and ThunderRoad (adolescent treatment center), she is a current board member of HealthImpact, the Innovation Learning Network, and the Kaiser Permanente Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center. Recipient of numerous awards, including the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award; the 2013 HIT Men and Women Award, presented by Healthcare IT News; and the national Nurse.com 2011 Nursing Excellence, National Nurse of the Year, she also was selected one of the distinguished 100 graduates and faculty of the UCSF School of Nursing for the Centennial Wall of Fame and in 2015 was inducted in the Nurse Leader Hall of Fame for the Alpha Eta Chapter at UCSF School of Nursing.

Christian Lovis

Tuesday June 28th

13:40 - 14:40 : keynote speaker

Christian Lovis

Professor of clinical informatics at the University of Geneva
«BigData and Health: Hopes and challenges»

Christian Lovis is professor of clinical informatics at the University of Geneva and leads the Division of Medical Information Sciences at the Geneva University Hospitals. He is a medical doctor trained in Internal Medicine with special emphasis on emergency medicine, is graduated in public health from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. In parallel to medicine, he studied biomedical informatics at the University of Geneva, focusing on clinical information systems and medical semantics. Author or co-authors more than 150 and editorial board member of major peer-reviewed journals in medical informatics, Christian is the European representative and vice-chair of the board of managers of HIMSS Global and member of the board of innovation of GS1, co-chair of the Architecture and standard working group of e-Health-Suisse. He is co-founder of three startups.

If you have not booked your hotel, don’t miss the opportunity to secure your accommodation for the event

If you are looking for a strategically located hotel, the Intercontinental Geneva, offers amazing views of Mont Blanc, Lake Geneva and Geneva. The hotel is within a three-minute walk of the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), the Botanical Garden and the United Nations office.

Amenities include free Wi-Fi, a Business Center, a gourmet restaurant, two bars, an outdoor Pool, a Fitness Center and a Spa.

MCI Suisse SA, the Official Housing Bureau, has negotiated special rates, from CHF 299.75.

As the congress dates are approaching availabilities are limited! To book your room today, please visit the website: http://ni2016.org/accommodation/ or contact MCI at ni.hotels@mci-group.com


It is still possible to apply for a participation to the Interoperability Showcase, that will be optimally situated in the entrance of the exhibition area.

More details here.

Funds for Bursaries

Many research scientists need financial help to present their work:
you can help (small rivers flow into larger rivers)

Very good work is done in developing countries, which is worth being presented during international conferences like NI2016. For the researchers and the scientists it can be too expensive to present their work in Geneva. Many from India, Africa, South America, Russia, etc. are willing to present a paper at the conference.


NI2016 will be the major conference for nurses around the world in 2016 and all the partners will give their best for you.

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Follow NI2016
Association NI2016
Organizing committee chair, Patrick Weber, Ch de Maillefer 37, CH-1052 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel +41 21 641 04 20, Fax +41 21 641 04 29, Email info@ni2016.org, www.ni2016.org