08:4509:00          Welcome

09:00 – 10:00          Invited talk

10:00 – 10:30          Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30          Session I: Technologies for Managing Procedural Knowledge in Medicine

12:30 – 14:00          Lunch

14:00 – 15:30          Session II: Methodologies for Managing Procedural Knowledge in Medicine

15:30 – 16:00          Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30          Session III: Systems for Managing Procedural Knowledge in Medicine

Invited Speaker

Patty Kostkova
Head of City eHealth Research Centre
City University, London

She received an MSc in Computer Science from the Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, and a PhD in Computer Science from The City University, London, UK. In 2000-2003, as a consultant at WHO HQ she was responsible for the design and the development of information systems and domain languages enabling a rapid development of applications for international surveillance and public health data management (EpiWin). In 2007, she was appointed a Consultant for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Stockholm, to perform a situational analysis and scientific strategy for mapping of microbiological and public health expertise in the EU.

As at Head of City ehealth Research Centre (CeRC), she is responsible for coordinating 7 research projects, supervising 8 researchers and PhD students. She has built the centre to a thriving multi-disciplinary body with high-profile national and international collaborations (WHO, ECDC, DH UK, HPA) around real-world medical digital libraries such as the National electronic Library of Infection (NeLI), National Resource of Infection Control (NRIC), Bugs and Drugs and others.

Her main research interests are e-learning, digital libraries and semantic web, Semantic Web and web services, health care ontologies, online communities of practise and the impact of Internet DLs on healthcare outcomes.