Interested in Hosting the 2017 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference?

Hello, Last year, Uganda hosted the largest ever OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference; over 400 community members attended representing 26 countries! As we’re planning for this year’s conference we want to extend the invitation to be this year’s host!

If you are interested in hosting the 2017 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference later this year, please review the simple criteria we’ve developed to help ensure success and guide you in the preparations for this event:

  1. Significant local OpenMRS community activity, that is, a presence of regional community within country, hackathons, longstanding community membership e.t.c.
  2. Country helps support long-term strategic interests of the OpenMRS community
  3. Easy access, that is, good international airport, liberal visa policies, local transportation.
  4. Availability of travel and hotel infrastructure suitable to host the meeting.
  5. Provision of good security throughout the conference.
  6. Commitment to OpenMRS as a network, regional, or country level platform for patient-level record keeping.
  7. Strong local hosting organization with an ability to engage local resources/sponsorship
  8. Underserved environment.
  9. Willingness to host OpenMRS clinical site visits.

If interested, please fill in the following application form: 2017 Implementers’ Conference Host Application

If you have any queries or issues, please send an email to events . One can also get in touch directly with Jeff Neiman: @jeffneiman
Or Christine Gichuki: @christine

The application deadline is 15, June 2017. (Applications are closed)


Dear @christine,

when/where will the result be announced?


Hey @teleivo, The results will be announced latest, on 1st July 2017. The announcement will be made on talk and on the OpenMRS website.


@christine is the venue finalised for the program ?

@christine it is past 1st July 2017 as you had communicated.

Hey @sanjayap and @jmpango, My apologies on the delay on announing the host country. However, there are some final details we are working on this week before announcing the host country. The announcement will be made as soon as we are done.



@christine thank you for the update.

Thanks Christine

@thanks Tina for the communication