- learn about the conceptual framework Hodges' model. A tool that can help integrate HEALTH and SOCIAL CARE, INFORMATICS and EDUCATION. The model is situated, facilitates person-centredness, integrated - holistic care and reflective practice. A new site using Drupal is an ongoing aim - the creation of a reflective workbench. Email: h2cmng @ yahoo.co.uk Welcome

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

IT keeps you running... WORLDCOMP'08

May 2008 will see ten years of actively championing Hodges' model on the web. Throughout that time I've regularly been encouraged by those who see the value of the website and merit in the potential of this global health and educational model.

A couple of years ago I was approached by H. R. Arabnia, PhD, Professor, Computer Science about a link to the WORLDCOMP series of conferences. Certainly!

World Comp'08 main logo
When Prof. Arabnia then made the offer to add Hodges' model as an 'Other Co-sponsor' - well you can imagine how it feels to this day seeing the h2cm logo on their homepage. That listing provides some real presence and regular hits. The range of informatics disciplines represented is amazing - as you can see:

WORLDCOMP'08 CALL FOR PAPERS and Call For Workshop Proposals:

The 2008 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing, July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA

(composed of 25 Joint Conferences)

ACADEMIC SPONSORS: Research labs at Harvard University, UCLA, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Texas at Austin, University of Iowa, and others (see below).

You are invited to submit a paper (and/or a proposal to organize a session/workshop). All accepted papers will be published in the respective conference proceedings.

The 2008 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP'08) is composed of the following 25 conferences (all will be held simultaneously, same location and dates: July 14-17, 2008, USA):

o BIOCOMP'08: The 2008 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

o CDES'08: The 2008 International Conference on Computer Design

o CGVR'08: The 2008 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality

o CIC'08: The 2008 International Conference on Communications in Computing

There are links to all the conferences on the Worldcomp'08 site.

General Co-Chair and Coordinator:

H. R. Arabnia, PhD
Professor, Computer Science
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
Vice President, Int'l Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
The University of Georgia
Department of Computer Science
415 Graduate Studies Research Center
Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, USA
Many thanks Prof. Arabnia for your ongoing support and best wishes with plans for 2008.

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