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HIMSS16 Poster Presentation - Call for Proposals

HIMSS Emerging Professionals Call for Proposals Poster Presentation Submission at HIMSS16 Annual Conference and Exhibition

HIMSS invites you to submit a proposal to present a poster session at the 2016 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition at Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference will be held February 29 – March 4, 2016.

The Call for Proposals for a Poster Presentation will open on Monday, June 22, 2015 and close on Friday, July 26, 2015 at 5:00 pm Central Time.  Late proposals will not be accepted.

What is a Poster Session?

Poster sessions are designed in the vein of storyboards, using graphics, charts and other eye-catching information posted on a 4’ x 8’ bulletin board to provide attendees with a more visual means to learn about useful tools and successful case studies.

A poster session is a graphic presentation of project findings that displays graphs, charts, figures, photos, or tables, and a small amount of text on a poster board (like a storyboard). The participant is invited to prepare and post a visual summary of facts, experiences or opinions for viewing by conference attendees.  The posters will be grouped together in exhibition-style rows.

The poster format allows one presenter an opportunity to speak in a more informal environment, standing next to your poster, speaking to smaller groups of people. The interaction is more personalized to the questions of the attendee/reader.

Poster session topics will include:

  • Clinical Decision Support, Public Health, and Population Health
  • IT Interoperability, Standards, Infrastructure, Operations and Architecture
  • Care Coordination
  • Process Improvement, Workflow, Change Management
  • Electronic Health Records

Poster Presenter Benefits

Should your proposal be selected, as a poster session presenter, you will receive:

  • Professional visibility
  • 1 (one) complimentary registration to the 2016 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition*
  • Presenters who are HIMSS members will receive 5 HIMSS advancement points

Additional guidelines will be sent to those accepted through the Call for Proposals.  For questions regarding poster submissions, please contact Maggie Van Vossen (mvanvossen@himss.org) (312) 915-9245.

Submit Your Proposal Now!

*The complimentary registration are non-transferrable, cannot be combined with other discounts. The complimentary registration cannot be used for future conferences or other HIMSS events. Please note that several authors may contribute to the poster session and technical paper development, but only one complimentary benefit package will be granted per poster session.

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