Schedule-at-a-Glance

All activities are at Orange County Convention Center (West Building) unless otherwise noted.

The Hyatt Regency Orlando was formerly the Peabody Hotel.

Saturday, February 22  
Registration (Hotels**) 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Nursing Informatics Symposium*
Community Reception to follow - Rosen Centre
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration (Convention Center)
Lobbies A,B and D
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
CIO Forum Opening Reception*
Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly Peabody) 
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
Sunday, February 23  
Registration (Hotels**)

6:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Registration (Convention Center)
Lobbies A,B and D

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Venture+ Forum*
Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly Peabody) 
7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Health IT Law Track*
Hyatt Regency Orlando / Windermere Ballroom (formerly Peabody)
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Pre-Conference Symposia* 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops* 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CIO Forum*
Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly Peabody)
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CAHIMS Review Course* 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CPHIMS Review Course* 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Nursing Informatics Symposium*
Rosen Centre Hotel
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Conference Orientation 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Nemours Children’s Hospital at Lake Nona Medical City Tour*
Behind the Scenes: How Technology Has Enabled The Nemours Vision
(Bus to depart at 12:00 PM from Convention Center)
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Academic Forum (Hosted by AUPHA)
Room 312B
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Chapter Leaders Workshop (by invitation only) 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Opening Reception
Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly Peabody)
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Monday, February 24  
Registration (Hotels** & Convention Center)
Lobbies A, B and D
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
Keynote Speaker: Mark Bertolini, Aetna CEO  8:00 AM – 9:30 AM  
E-Sessions 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Concurrent Education Sessions  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
First-Timers' Conference Orientation 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Interoperability Showcase 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
CAHIMS Exam Session 1*
(Candidate check-in begins at 10:00 am)
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Concurrent Education Sessions 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Career Services Center/University Row 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Exhibits 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM 
Exhibit Floor Sessions
(Federal Health Pavilion, Connected Patient Gallery, Intelligent Hospital Pavilion, Knowledge Centers)
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Concurrent Education Sessions 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
CAHIMS Session 2*
(Candidate check-in begins at 2:30 pm)
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Fellows Reception (by invitation only) 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Communities Open House 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Women in Healthcare IT Reception*
(Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly Peabody) 
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, February 25  
HIMSS Enterprise Imaging Educational Breakfast 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Registration (Convention Center only)
Lobbies A and D

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM 
E-Sessions 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Concurrent Education Sessions  8:30 am – 9:30 am  
Nemours Children’s Hospital at Lake Nona Medical City Tour*
Engaging Patients and Their Families in the Care Team
(Bus to depart at 7:30 AM from Convention Center)
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Career Services Center/University Row 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM  
Exhibits 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM 
Exhibit Floor Sessions
(Federal Health Pavilion, Connected Patient Gallery, Intelligent Hospital Pavilion, Knowledge Centers)
9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Interoperability Showcase 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
CPHIMS Exam Session 1
(Candidate check-in begins at 9:00 am)
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Concurrent Education Sessions  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cisco’s Community for Connected Health Summit* 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
EHR Achievement Luncheon (by invitation only) 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Concurrent Education Sessions  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CPHIMS Exam Session 2*
(Candidate check-in begins at 1:30 pm)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Concurrent Education Sessions 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Awards Recognition Banquet*
Rosen Shingle Creek
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday, February 26  

Registration (Convention Center only)
Lobbies A and D

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
CCHIT Summit: The Decade of Health IT 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM 
E-Sessions 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Concurrent Education Sessions  8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Career Services Center/University Row 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM  
Exhibits  9:30 AM – 4:15 PM 
Exhibit Floor Sessions
(Federal Health Pavilion, Connected Patient Gallery, Intelligent Hospital Pavilion, Knowledge Centers)
9:30 AM – 4:15 PM
Interoperability Showcase 9:30 AM – 4:15 PM
CPHIMS Exam Session 3*
(Candidate check-in begins at 9:00 am)
9:30 AM – 11:30 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 – 2:00PM
CPHIMS Exam Session 4*
(Candidate check-in begins at 1:30 pm)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Hillary Clinton, 67th Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
HIMSS Wednesday Night Special Event* (Universal Studios) 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Thursday, February 27  
Registration
Lobbies A and D
7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
E-Sessions 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Keynote: Karen B. DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology & Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 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: Erik Weihenmayer, World-Class Blind Adventurer 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

*Separate registration required

**Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly Peabody), Hilton Orlando, Rosen Centre, Rosen Plaza, Rosen Shingle Creek.

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