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HIMSS 2018 Annual Conference @ Sands Expo Center
Mar 5 – Mar 9 all-day
HIMSS 2018 Annual Conference @ Sands Expo Center | Las Vegas | Nevada | United States

The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference.

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

Schedule Alert in 2018!

HIMSS18 takes place Monday – Friday with opening keynote on Monday, March 5th, 5:00p.m.

All activities are at Venetian – Palazzo – Sands Expo Center unless otherwise noted. All times are Pacific Time (PT).

Sunday, March 4
Registration: Airport & Hotels** 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration: Convention Center 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CIO Forum Opening Reception*
At Wynn Las Vegas
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday, March 5
Registration: Convention Center & Hotels**

Registration: Airport**

6:45 am – 8:00 pm

9:00 am – 8:00 pm

CIO Forum*
You must be a CHIME member to attend
at At Wynn Las Vegas
7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cybersecurity Forum*
at Wynn Las Vegas
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Preconference Symposia & Programs* 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians’ Executive IT Symposium* 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Nursing Informatics Symposium* 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
First Timers Conference Orientation 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
About HIMSS Orientation 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Opening Keynote 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
HIMSS18 Opening Reception 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, March 6
Registration: Airport** 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Registration: Convention Center & Hotels** 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 8:30 am – 9:30 am
First Timers Conference Orientation 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Exhibition Open 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Interoperability ShowcaseTM 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
For Students Only:  An Orientation 10:00 am – 11:00 am
HIMSS18 Media Brunch

By Invitation Only

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Concurrent Education Sessions 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Views From The Top Session: HIMSS CEO Addresses Leveraging Information and Technology to Minimize Health’s Economic Challenges 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Communities Carnival 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Views From the Top Session 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Millennials Reception*
HEXX Kitchen + Bar, Paris Hotel 
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday, March 7
Registration: Convention Center 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Career Fair*
at Wynn Las Vegas
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Open 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Interoperability ShowcaseTM 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:00 am – 11:00 am
About HIMSS Orientation Session 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
HIMSS Annual Business Meeting 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Exhibition Social Hour 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Fellows Reception
By Invitation Only
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Views From the Top Session 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Women in HIT Reception*
Palazzo Pool Deck
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, March 8
Registration: Convention Center 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Exhibition Open 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Interoperability ShowcaseTM 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Concurrent Education Sessions 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Education Social Hour 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Views From the Top Session 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Awards Gala*
at Wynn Hotel Las Vegas
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, March 9
Registration: Convention Center 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Keynote Session 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Education Sessions 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Closing Keynote Speaker:
Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr., Role Model, Sports Legend and Successful Entrepreneur
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

*Separate registration required

**Conference registration is available at the airport baggage claim areas in Terminal 1 & 3 and in the hotel lobby areas at the Venetian, Palazzo and Harrah’s and in the Wynn meeting space. These locations offer badge pick-up only.  New registrations or changes can be completed at the Convention Center.