2018 Minnesota HIMSS Annual Spring Conference

May 22, 7:00am, CDT - 5:00pm, CDT
DoubleTree Park Place Minneapolis

1500 Park Pl Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416


*All speaking proposals have now been received and are being evaluated. Those who submitted a speaking proposal will be notified whether or not they’ve made the speaking list soon.*

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.

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

*If you’d like to get involved with MN HIMSS by sponsoring this year’s Spring Conference, please email mn.sponsorship@himsschapter.org. *


Tentative Conference Agenda

Tuesday May 22, 2018


7:00 – 8:00am | Registration/Breakfast


8:00 – 8:30am | Welcome, Introduction and Sponsor Recognition


8:30 – 10:00am | Morning Keynote speaker


10:00 – 10:15am | Break


10:15 – 11:15am | Breakout Sessions (four tracks)


11:15 – Noon | Vendor Solutions demos


Noon – 1:00pm | Lunch

1:00 – 2:15pm | Breakout Sessions (four tracks)

2:15 – 2:30pm | Break

2:30 – 3:45pm | Breakout Sessions (four tracks)

3:45 – 5:00pm | Wrap-up, Networking/Social Hour