Principal Organizers

AATM

AATM

Armenian Association of Telemedicine (AATM) is the leading non-governmental non-for-profit professional organization in the field of telemedicine, eHealth and Health ICT, promoting developing of the field and ensuring collaboration of all stakeholders. AATM is national member representing Armenia within the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH), and has formal partnership relations with the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL), Union of Information Technology Enterprises of Armenia (UITE), and variety of local and international professional unions, academic institutions, medical centers, industry leaders and R&D groups. AATM’s mission and vision are formally recognized by the country’s regulatory and governmental bodies (the Government, the Ministries of Health, Economy, Transport and Communications, among others). Since creation in 2008 AATM has established partnership relations with major local and international organizations, structures and companies related to the field of Telemedicine and eHealth; performed extensive evaluation of the field and consultations necessary to initiate relevant activities; presented its vision and strategy to responsible governmental bodies, and obtained their support for proposed activities; participated in a series of local and international scientific and working meetings (conferences, seminars and business forums); successfully conducted several pilot telehealth projects and other initiatives; and designed concepts of several long-term programs intended to boost development of Telemedicine and eHealth in Armenia.

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RAU

Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University (RAU) is a unique institution in the South Caucasus region being under the joint authority of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Armenia. The university recruited its first students in February 1999, for Law, Public and Municipal Administration and Journalism. Since then the University has been constantly growing and encompassing new branches of learning and research. Starting from 2002 scientific centers, institutions and problem research groups have been developing within the university. In the same year RAU offered its first post-graduate course to the students. On April 29, 2005 RAU was accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. Today RAU offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. There are 11 divisions (schools) and 32 academic departments at RAU. The university offers training in almost all branches of modern science and humanities for both baccalaureate (4 years) and master’s (2 years) degree. Graduates have an opportunity to continue education either in Russia or in other countries. Since November 1, 2001 the university is governed by Former Prime-Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Professor Armen Darbinyan.

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UITE ICT

UITE

Union of Information Technology Enterprises (UITE). The Union of Information Technology Enterprises was founded in 2000 as a non-profit, non-governmental association of ICT companies of Armenia. UITE was specially set up by the private sector representatives to consolidate industry issues for advocacy, to facilitate business and encourage advancement of research in the ICT sector. At the moment the number of UITE members grows rapidly. As of March 11, 2011 UITE consists of 52 members. The members of UITE are the local and international companies, which operate in Armenia as well as abroad. UITE members involved in software product development, Internet technologies and E-commerce, IT services, R&D, chip design etc. Several UITE members take advanced positions in international markets. The vision of the Union of Information Technology Enterprises is to ensure that there is an internationally competitive ICT/High Tech industry in Armenia. The mission of the Union of Information Technology Enterprises is to make Armenia an internationally recognized ICT/High Tech leader, by providing focused, value-added services and initiatives, which include valuable networking, industry advocacy, business and educational services.

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