Programs and Events

Important 2021 schedule change

Opening keynote begins at 5:00 PM PDT on Monday, August 9 and the opening reception immediately follows. Complimentary and included for all attendees.

All activities are at the Venetian/Palazzo/Sands Expo unless otherwise noted. All times are Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Programs and Events are subject to change.

Full schedule

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Sunday, August 8, 2021

CIO Summit Opening Reception
Allegiant Stadium
Separate Registration Required
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Monday, August 9, 2021

ACCE CE-IT Syposium
Encore | Brahms 2
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
CAHIMS Review Course
Venetian | Delfino 4101
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
CIO Summit
Wynn | Lafite 2
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPHIMS Review Course
Venetian | Delfino 4104
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum
Encore | Encore Ballroom
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare Forum
Wynn | Bandol
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Patient Experience & Consumerization Forum
Wynn | Meursault
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians’ Executive Symposium
Venetian | San Polo 3401
Separate Registration Required
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Symposium
Venetian | Lando 4301
Separate Registration Required
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Interoperability and HIE Symposium
Venetian | Marco Polo 701
Separate Registration Required
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Global Health Equity Symposium
Venetian | Marcello 4501
Separate Registration Required
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Nursing Informatics Symposium
Venetian | Veronese 2501
Separate Registration Required
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Professional Development Symposium
Venetian | Lido 3104
Separate Registration Required
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
HIMSS Corporate Member Focus Groups
Venetian | Zeno 4703, Zeno 4704 & Zeno 4706
By invitation only
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
AUPHA Academic Forum
Venetian | Marcello 4506
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
First Timers Conference Orientation
Venetian | Murano 3201
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
CIO Summit Closing Reception
Wynn | Lafite 5
Separate Registration Required
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Opening Keynote: Preserving the Health of a Population: Early Lessons from a Global Pandemic
Venetian | Palazzo Ballroom
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Opening Reception
Wynn/Encore | Cristal Ballroom
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Southern California Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Off-Site | TBD
Separate Registration Required / By Invitation only
8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

CAHIMS/CPHIMS Exams Session 1
Encore | Brahms 4
Separate Registration Required
8:00 am – 10:00 am (check-in begins at 7:30 am)
Keynote: Healthcare Cybersecurity Resilience in the Face of Adversity
Venetian | Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am – 9:30 am
NHIT Collaborative for the Underserved Summit
Wynn | Petrus 1
Separate Registration Required
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
EHR Association Stakeholder Meetings
Venetian | Marcello 4506
By invitation only
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
HIMSS Corporate Member Focus Groups
Venetian | Zeno 4703, Zeno 4704 & Zeno 4706
By invitation only
9:30 am – 6:00 pm
AMDIS CMIO Roundtable
Wynn | La Tache 2
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
First Timers Conference Orientation
Venetian | Marcello 4501
10:00 am - 11:00 am
NursePitchTM Competition and Innovation Luncheon
Wynn | Margaux
Separate Registration Required
10:00 am – 1:30 pm
For Students Only: An Orientation
Venetian | Casanova 505
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Developing a Digital Tech-Enabled Maternal Health Action Plan: A Roundtable for State Engagement
Caesars | Forum 104
Separate Registration Required
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Career Fair
Venetian | Casanova 501
Separate Registration Required
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pharma Forum
Wynn | Mearsault
Separate Registration Required
10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Hawaii-Alaska Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Venetian | Bellini 2104
Separate Registration Required
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The CARIN Alliance: Networking Event
Venetian | Marcello 4506
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
American Immunization Registry Association Information Session
Venetian | Lido 3001
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Maternal Health and Wellness Influencers’ Luncheon
Caesars | Forum 104
Separate Registration Required
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
South Carolina Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Caesars | Forum 105
Separate Registration Required
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Facilitated Career Development Mentoring
Venetian | Casanova 505
By invitation only
11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Policy Changemakers Luncheon
Caesars | Summit 219
By invitation only
11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Maternal Health and Wellness Influencers’ Luncheon
Caesars | Forum 104
Separate Registration Required
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CAHIMS/CPHIMS Exam Sessions 2
Encore | Brahms 4
Separate Registration Required
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (check-in begins at 11:30 am)
Global Maternal Health Tech Challenge Finals
Caesars | Forum 104
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
SCAN Health Business Case Competition Presentation
Venetian | Casanova 505
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CAHIMS/CPHIMS Exam Sessions 3
Encore | Brahms 4
Separate Registration Required
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm (check-in begins at 3:00 pm)
HIMSS CMIO Roundtable
Wynn | Mouton 2
Separate Registration Required
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
HIMSS & NACHC Community Health Center Meetup
Wynn | Palmer 1
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Advancement Reception
Venetian | Bellini 2104
By invitation only
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Central & North Florida and South Florida Chapters of HIMSS Reception
Caesars |MedSec Booth C306
Separate registration required
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
New England Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Sands |Hall B | Intersystems Booth 2832
Separate registration required
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
HIMSS CMIO/Physician Reception
Wynn | Montrachet 2
Separate Registration Required
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Digital Health Strategy Soiree
Wynn | Lafleur 1
By invitation only
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Innovation Community Reception
Caesars | Alliance Ballroom | Innovation Live Booth C100
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Interoperability & HIE Community Reception
Caesars | Academy Ballroom | Interoperability Showcase
Separate Registration Required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
HIMSS International Reception
Venetian | Lido 3001
Separate Registration Required
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Health Technology Alliance & American College of Clinical Engineering Awards Reception
Wynn | Palmer 2
Separate Registration Required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Women in Health IT Networking Reception
Wynn | Cristal Ballroom
Separate Registration Required
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Emerging Healthcare Leaders Reception
Caesars | Forum 115
Separate Registration Required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Midwest Gateway Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Off-Site | El Segundo Sol
Separate Registration Required
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, South Texas and West Texas Chapters of HIMSS Reception
Vegas | Off-Site TBD
Separate Registration Required
6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Michigan Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Vegas | Off-Site TBD
Separate Registration Required / By Invitation only
6:45 pm – 11:45 pm
Greater Illinois Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Venetian | Canonita Restraurant
Separate Registration Required
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS Reception
Off-Site | Margaritaville
6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Global Public Policy Dinner
Off-Site | The Wheelhouse Restaurant
By invitation only
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Global Health Conference Eduction Committee (GHCEC) Breakfast Meeting
Venetian | Marcello 4506
By invitation only
7:00 am – 8:00 am
HTAA Breakfast: Bridging the Gap in Health IT & Analytics
Wynn | Petrus 1
Separate Registration Required
7:00 am – 8:00 am
Corporate Membership Appreciation Breakfast
Venetian | Bellini 2104
By invitation only
7:00 am – 8:30 am
Global Public Policy Breakfast
Caesars | Summit 219
By invitation only
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Interoperability & HIE Breakfast Panel
Caesars | Academy Ballroom | Interoperability Showcase
Separate Registration Required
7:30 am - 9:30 am
HIMSS Corporate Member Focus Groups
Venetian | Zeno 4703, Zeno 4704 & Zeno 4706
By invitation only
8:15 am – 6:00 pm
Keynote Session: A Bias Toward Action: A Young Innovator’s Message
Venetian | Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Career Fair
Venetian | Casanova 501
Separate Registration Required
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
EHR Association Stakeholder Meetings
Venetian | Marcello 4506
By invitation only
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
New Member Brunch
Venetian | Lido 3001
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Career Fair Education Sessions
Venetian | Casanova 505
10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Accelerate Health
Caesars | Forum 104
Separate Registration required
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Future of Healthcare
Venetian | Palazzo Ballroom
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
HIMSS21 Student Case Competition Presentation
Venetian | Casanova 505
By Invitation Only
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chapter Leader Lunch Reception
Venetian | Lido 3001
By Invitation Only
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Emerging Healthcare Leaders Boot Camp
Venetian | Casanova 505
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
A Celebration of Black Excellence
Venetian | Marcello 4506
Separate Registration Required
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
HIMSS Nursing Informatics Roundtable
Wynn | Mouton 2
Separate Registration Required
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
HIMSS20 Student Case Competition Presentation
Venetian | Casanova 505
By invitation only
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Social Hour
Sands | Halls A, B, C, D
Venetian | Venetian Ballroom
Caesars | Academy, Alliance and Summit Ballrooms
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
HIMSS Nursing Informatics Reception
Wynn | Montrachet 2
Separate Registration Required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Consumerism/Patient Engagement Reception
Caesars | Summit Ballroom | Consumerism/Patient Engagement Booth C437
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Social Determinants of Health “Sip and Learn”
Caesars | Academy Ballroom | Interoperability Showcase
Separate Registration Required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Value of Healthcare Reception
Caesars | Summit Ballroom | Value of Healthcare Booth C1400
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Awards Gala Reception and Dinner
Wynn | Lafite 5
Separate Registration Required
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Accelerate Health
Caesars | Forum 104
Separate Registration required
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
HIMSS Corporate Member Focus Groups
Venetian | Zeno 4703, Zeno 4704 & Zeno 4706
By invitation only
8:15 am – 6:00 pm
Keynote: Encouraging the Science of Happiness - An Experiment in Gratitude
Venetian | Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am - 9:30 am
EHR Association Stakeholder Meetings
Venetian | Marcello 4506
By invitation only
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
HIMSS21 Non-Profit Partner Meetup
Venetian | Lido 3001
By invitation only
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Global Health Equity Network Meetup
Venetian | Bellini 2104
10:00 am – 11:00 am
HIMSS Approved Education Partner Reception
Venetian | Casanova 505
Separate Registration Required
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday Night Special Event at Caesars Forum
Caesars | Forum 113
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday, August 13, 2021

Morning Keynote: Two Parties, One Stage: A Bold Fireside Chat with Political Party Leaders
Venetian | Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am - 10:15 am
HIMSS Town Hall Forum
Venetian | Toscana 3601
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Closing Keynote: Mindset of a Champion: A Discussion with Alex Rodriguez
Venetian | Palazzo Ballroom
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm