Call for Speaker Proposals Extended Until March 10, 2017!

The 16th Annual HIMSS Minnesota Conference will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Crown Plaza in Plymouth, MN.  The theme for this year's conference is IT's About the Patient. This conference brings together HIMSS members and non-members to share their knowledge and learn about current events in healthcare IT throughout Minnesota.  In order to ensure good representation and access to knowledgeable speakers, we are sending this call for presentation proposals for the conference

Abstracts for speakers are due by 5pm March 10, 2017.  If you are passionate about sharing a great success story or know of others who might be interested in presenting, please review the abstract submission link below.  There are three tracks for presentations: 

  1. Analytics

  2. Mobile and Portal computing

  3. Clinical Informatics

To submit an abstract, click this link:

Submit an Abstract

The deadline for submission is due by 5pm March 10, 2017.  Selected participants will be notified by late March.  Selected participants must notify HIMSS of their acceptance within three days of notification and register for the conference by March 31, 2017.  The registration fee for the conference is waived for selected participants.

Please note:  Download and complete the form and attach your submission to an email to Submissions that do not include a short speaker biography will not be considered.  Please remember to include your email address and phone/contact information.

Sponsorship and other speaking opportunities are available.  Please send sponsorship inquiries to

Save the date!  Registration information will be shared in the coming weeks.  We look forward to seeing you at the conference


HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) represents health care professionals in four professional areas: Clinical Systems, Information Systems, Management Engineering, and Telecommunications. HIMSS members are responsible for developing many of today's key innovations in health care delivery and administration, including telemedicine, computer-based patient records, community health information networks, and portable/wireless health care computing.

Purpose / Mission
The HIMSS Minnesota Chapter is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting a better understanding of health care information and management systems. National HIMSS has more than 40 affiliated chapters and interest groups across the United States and Latin America. HIMSS Affiliated Chapters serve a valuable role in bringing health care systems professionals together, in a local forum, to discuss issues and developments, learn about new methods and tools, and network with others having similar experiences. Each chapter shares the same basic knowledge among colleagues and to assist members in their professional growth.

Geographic Region
The Minnesota Chapter supports the entire state of Minnesota.



Chapter Recognition

Congratulations to the HIMSS-MN Chapter on receiving the Ambassador Level Award for Advocacy! This award is the result of our Advocacy Chair's volunteer efforts in advancing health IT issues through relationship building legislative activity.

Ambassador Seal for Advocacy