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OpenMRS Camp 2015

OpenMRS Inc.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

OpenMRS Camp 2015

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Apply to Attend
As a leadership retreat, OpenMRS Camp is designed for volunteers who serve the OpenMRS Community in various leadership roles, and those working on strategic planning with the OpenMRS Community. Anyone in these roles can apply to attend. Selected campers will be notified no later than 14 September 2015.
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Costs for food & lodging are paid by OpenMRS, Inc. Travel assistance may be available to those requiring it; please enquire for details. Donations to offset the cost of the event are welcome. Your unrestricted donation to OpenMRS Inc., a US non-profit organization, will be used to help improve our open source project.
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Event Details

What is OpenMRS Camp?

OpenMRS Camp is a 3.5-day leadership retreat for the OpenMRS Community. Its purpose is to focus on building strategies for growing the community and ensuring its success. The event is structured in BarCamp style, where participants lead sessions (most of which will be proposed in advance) to share knowledge and ideas with others. Goals of the event include:

  • Strengthening relationships between OpenMRS leaders
  • Planning strategic goals of OpenMRS
  • Improving thought & design leadership, as well as operational leadership of the project
  • Mentoring and helping new leaders understand and plan their contributions
  • Strengthening strategic partnerships between OpenMRS and other organizations/projects

Who can attend OpenMRS Camp?

As a leadership retreat, OpenMRS Camp is designed for volunteers who serve the OpenMRS Community in various leadership roles, and those working on strategic planning with the OpenMRS Community. Anyone in these roles can apply to attend via the waitlist. Although space is limited, attendees will be encouraged to document the event to share activities publicly with the rest of the OpenMRS Community.

 
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How much does it cost to attend?

Costs for food (Tuesday PM through Saturday AM) and lodging (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights) will be paid by OpenMRS Inc. The OpenMRS Inc. Travel Grant program may be available to those requiring additional financial assistance; please enquire for details. Donations to offset the cost of the event are welcome.

Where is the event and how do I get there?

Bradford Woods has 2,500 acres of pristine land, including a 110-acre lake, swimming pool, climbing tower, archery range, and more than 10 miles of hiking trails. It is located on State Road 67 near Martinsville, Indiana, 30 minutes south of Indianapolis and 30 minutes north of Bloomington. Please see http://www.bradwoods.org/about-us/directions/ for specific directions. The event will be held at the Manor House, a 102-year old home listed on the US National Registry of Historical Places.

What are the housing accommodations for the event?

Attendees will stay at the historic Manor House, in sharing large bedrooms with one or more room-mates. See the venue information page for details & photographs.

When should I plan to arrive?

Please plan to arrive on Tuesday evening, 27 October, or in the worst case, early morning on Wednesday 28 October. Sessions will begin at 9:00 AM on Wednesday 28 October. We want you to participate for the entire event, so please plan to stay until Saturday morning.

Who can I contact with further questions?

Please write to events@openmrs.org with any questions about OpenMRS Camp.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Unfortunately, no. If you have colleagues that are interested in attending, please suggest they apply to attend directly. Thank you!

Have questions about OpenMRS Camp 2015? Contact OpenMRS Inc.

When & Where


Bradford Woods
5040 Indiana 67
Martinsville, IN 46151

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

OpenMRS Inc.

OpenMRS Inc. is a United States-based non-profit organization that represents the OpenMRS project in legal and financial matters.

The organization's purpose is to support the OpenMRS community in its mission to improve health care delivery in resource-constrained environments, including developing countries; and working with and coordinating a global community to create and support sotware to manage medical records and other health care systems in developing countries and to resource-constrained environments. It aids in creating and distributing OpenMRS by securing cash, hardware, and other donations, then using donations to aid OpenMRS development and promotion.

The organization was originally founded as OpenMRS, LLC, to create a legal entity capable of representing the OpenMRS project. The growing popularity of OpenMRS also made it necessary to establish a thin organizational layer that is capable of handling all legal and financial interests of the OpenMRS community process.

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