Session Options


Choose from the many formats of HIMSS20 educational programming, all led by world-renowned healthcare and innovation thought leaders.

General Education Sessions

Attend 350+ education sessions with highly-vetted, peer-reviewed content—for unparalleled learning opportunities found nowhere else. Seventeen topic categories cover a variety of formats to appeal to your learning style—from interactive case studies to SPARK (Sessions Providing Actionable and Rapid Knowledge) sessions to panel discussions on best practices and more. All general education sessions (onsite and recorded) are included with a full HIMSS20 registration.

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Optional Preconference Events

Join any one of these must-attend, events covering the most-timely topics in health and information technology. Each event takes place at the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition and is designed to offer you powerful networking opportunities, a deep-dive in learning from industry veterans, and enough time to find out how others in your shoes are managing challenges and amplifying successes.

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Investment and Entrepreneur Activities

Special events and programming at HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition will give you an insider’s look at the future of health information and technology. The activities are designed for strategic investors, venture capitalists, corporate innovation funds, accelerator programs, private equity firms and industry analysts to discover what's new and what's next in health information and technology.

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Specialty Education

Immerse yourself in deep-dive, focused education with industry experts and like-minded professionals. Select from optional programs to add onto your registration for a completely customized HIMSS20 experience. (additional fees apply)

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Views from the Top

Be inspired by compelling stories from high-ranking leaders in a variety of industries in top-level, strategic education sessions with Views from the Top. Walk away with insights and inspiration to help you continue to transform health and healthcare through information and technology.

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Industry Solutions Sessions

Industry Solution Sessions are a great opportunity for attendees to receive the most up-to-date case studies on topics important to the health IT conversation. Sponsored by vendors who feature client case studies on the problems and opportunities impacted today by health information technology, each 60-minute session has been reviewed and vetted to closely match content received through the general conference education program. Attendees can be assured that the education delivered in an Industry Solution Session addresses the heart of the issues that concern attendees the most.

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Reactions from the Field

Hear from market suppliers 'in the field' working closely with healthcare organizations to address common issues in cybersecurity, innovation, or artificial intelligence. Three different organizations, in three different sessions will remove their competitive hats to engage in a conversation around these topics.

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Poster Presentations

HIMSS20 provides opportunities for presenters to share a graphic presentation of project findings through a poster format. Unlike a general education session, a poster session allows viewers to review the information and discuss it with presenters in a more informal environment. Four categories of posters will be on display: early careerists, nursing informaticists, physicians and students.

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