April 7 - 11, San Francisco

2014 Joint Summits on Translational Science

Call for Participation for 2014 Summit on Clinical Research Informatics

AMIA is pleased to invite submissions for the 2014 AMIA Summit on Clinical Research Informatics (CRI), which will be held Wednesday-Friday April 9-11, 2014 at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, California. The CRI Summit is part of the AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science and will immediately follow the Summit on Translational Bioinformatics (TBI) at the same venue on Monday-Wednesday, April 7-9, 2014. As in previous years, TBI and CRI will have joint programming on Wednesday, April 9. There will be an invigorated effort to integrate the CRI and TBI aspects for the Joint Summits this year and a special call for submissions that have relevance to both CRI and TBI communities.

Now in its fifth year, the AMIA CRI Summit highlights new informatics models, methodologies, tools, and platforms for the capture, storage, retrieval, integration, visualization, extraction, and analysis of biomedical research data. The explosive growth in the size and diversity of biomedical research data, information and knowledge continues to push current CRI capabilities. The AMIA 2014 CRI Summit is the national forum where cutting-edge informatics approaches are showcased.

Clinical Research Informatics is a vibrant and rapidly-changing field. Late-breaking sessions and abstract proposals will enable the 2014 AMIA CRI Summit to be responsive to these rapid advances. We seek to create an environment where all participants can engage in active dialog with the academic and commercial CRI communities. Professional networking is an important "Criteria for Success" for the AMIA CRI Summit, and the final program will reflect opportunities for professional networking and dialog.

The AMIA CRI Summit has grown significantly in its short five-year existence, reflecting the recognition of the critical importance of informatics technologies to advancing translational research. We look forward to receiving submissions that describe the new innovations and knowledge that you are creating.

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2013, 11:59 p.m. EDT

All submissions must be made through the submission site external link.


  • Papers
  • Student Papers – New!
  • Panels
  • Pre-Meeting Tutorials
  • Abstract Submissions (Podium or Poster) – New Format!

Learning Objectives

The objectives of the AMIA 2014 Summit on Clinical Research Informatics are to:

  • Present state-of-the-art informatics approaches, theories and methods relevant to clinical and translational science;
  • Present the latest findings from research and development of informatics applications that support clinical and translational biomedical research;
  • Demonstrate frameworks for deploying and assessing clinical research informatics initiatives;
  • Explore interactions among professionals engaged in clinical and translational science including clinical and translational investigators, computational biologists, genomics researchers, statistical geneticists, clinical informaticians, public health informaticians, and those involved with clinical and research IT policy and regulatory issues; and
  • Provide a platform for discussing research-related issues among national and international clinical and translational research informatics initiatives

Target Audience

  • Clinical and translational investigators with an interest in biomedical informatics as it applies to clinical and translational research
  • Sponsors and managers of research institutions and programs
  • Bioinformaticians, statistical geneticists, and molecular biologists with interests in informatics applied to clinical research (i.e., research on human subjects or material/data of human origin)
  • Biomedical and health informatics researchers, faculty, and students
  • Community health advocates and those working to advance community-based research
  • Computer scientists and system developers
  • Computational biologists with interests in human disease
  • Government officials and policy makers concerned with health, healthcare, and biomedical and translational research
  • Health information and knowledge management professionals
  • Health IT industry professionals and consultants
  • Industry representatives related to clinical research and translational research
  • Staff members and researchers implementing the informatics components of Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA)
  • Standards developers
  • Designers and developers of EHRs
  • Developers and sponsors of patient registries