Minnesota HIMSS Annual Spring Conference

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Call for Speaking Proposals

On Tuesday May 22, 2018 the Minnesota State Chapter of HIMSS will be hosting our Annual Spring Conference at the DoubleTree Park Place Minneapolis. This year's theme is A State of Collaborative Care. The goal of this conference is to allow healthcare IT professionals to come together and share exciting innovations in technology that are improving collaboration and patient care.

If you have practical information and experience that can help healthcare clinicians, managers, consultants, and business and technology experts continue improving patient-focused care, please join us as a presenter of a breakout session. We have particular interest in presentations that are innovative and exemplify technological advances driving collaborative change in patient-centered healthcare. Submissions must be received by 5pm Friday, February 16, 2018.

This year's conference will have four tracks:

1. Analytics

2. Healthcare Information Exchange

3. Population Health Management

4. Education - Reserved for speakers from MN colleges & universities

We expect a wide variety of health professionals to be attending each of these tracks. Previous MN HIMSS conferences have hosted approximately 300 attendees from the following groups:

  • CEO's, CIO's, CNO's, CFO's
  • Physicians and practice management clinicians
  • Nurses, pharmacists, clinical technicians and technologists
  • Information Technology professionals
  • Management engineers
  • Clinical and biomedical engineers
  • Clinical informatics professionals
  • Public Health professionals
  • Hospital and clinic IT business professionals
  • Health plan representatives & employers
  • Managers in hospitals, clinics and public health organizations
  • Healthcare attorneys
  • Students and other healthcare professionals

Proposal Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

- Innovation

- Interactive elements

- Speaker experience

- Originality of the material

- Timeliness of the information

- Clarity

- Educational value

Submit Proposals to mn.programs@himsschapter.org by 5pm on February 16, 2018. Click here for Speaking Proposal Form.

Please contact Alex Hoffman, Minnesota HIMSS Programs Director at mn.programs@himsschapter.org if you have questions.

* Please note that Minnesota HIMSS will not cover travel or lodging costs