Events & Congresses

Mark your calendar for the 20th IFHIMA Congress

The 20th IFHIMA Congress will be held in October 29 – November 1, 2023 in Brisbane, Australia, after a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our message to nations about delaying the 20th IFHIMA and HIMAA Congress and planning for a virtual General Assembly in late 2022.

IFHIMA is pleased to announce we are now accepting scholarship applications for the 20th Congress which will be held in Brisbane, Australia 29 October – 1 November.

Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2023. Awards will be announced by March 31, 2023. IFHIMA will fund Congress registration, as well as some travel, and accommodation expenses for the awardee(s). IFHIMA in its sole discretion will determine the number of awards and recipients.

Applicants must be from low or low-middle income countries per the World Bank criteria.  Additionally, countries to be considered include IDA or Blend per the other World B and categories.

Virtual General Assembly

The recording for the November 9, 2022 VGA is available here.

Calendar of Events

Feb 26 - 28 2023

Strengthening HIM

Education towards Digital Health Transformation

At Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Language: Indonesian

Indonesian Higher Education for Health Information Management Association (APTIRMIKI)

Apr 21 - 22 2023

Education for ICD-11 Implementation & Korean Translation

Health Big data management and Pandemic Diseases Classification

At Seoul, Republic of Korea

Language: Korean


Oct 08 - 11 2023


At Baltimore Convention Center

Baltimore, Maryland, USA


Oct 16 - 20 2023

Theme for Annual Meeting/Conference – HIP Week 2023

At Virtual

Language: English

Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)

Oct 29 2023  -  Nov 01 2023

20th IFHIMA Congress and 40th HIMAA Conference

Advancing Global Health: in pursuit of high-quality digital information

At Brisbane Convention Center

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Prior congresses

19th International Congress 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
18th International Congress 2016, October 12-14, Tokyo, Japan
17th International Congress 2013, Montreal, Canada
16th International Congress 2010 Milan, Italy
15th International Congress 2007 Seoul, Korea
14th International Congress 2004 Washington DC, USA
13th International Congress 2000 Melbourne, Australia
12th International Congress 1996 Munich, Germany
11th International Congress 1992 Vancouver, Canada
10th International Congress 1988 Dallas, Texas, USA
9th International Congress 1984 Auckland, New Zealand
8th International Congress 1980 The Hague, Netherlands
7th International Congress 1976 Toronto, Canada
6th International Congress 1972 Sydney, Australia
5th International Congress 1968 Stockholm, Sweden
4th International Congress 1963 Chicago, USA
3rd International Congress 1960 Edinburgh, Scotland
2nd International Congress 1956 Washington DC, USA
1st International Congress 1952 London, England