Schedule at a Glance

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).

Full schedule

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Sunday, August 8

Registration: Venetian & Hotel Lobbies** 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Registration: Caesars Forum 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Registration: Wynn 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tote Area Bag Pick-Up: Venetian & Wynn 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CIO Summit Opening Reception*
Allegiant Stadium
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Monday, August 9

Registration & Tote Areas
Venetian/Sands, Wynn, Caesars Forum & Hotels**
6:45 am – 8:00 pm
CIO Summit*
At Wynn Las Vegas
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum*
At Wynn Las Vegas
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Preconference Symposia & Programs* 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
First Timers Conference Orientation 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Opening Keynote: Preserving the Health of a Population: Early Lessons from the Pandemic
Palazzo Ballroom
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Opening Reception
Wynn Las Vegas
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, August 10

Registration & Tote Areas
Venetian/Sands, Wynn, Caesars Forum & Hotels**
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Keynote: Healthcare Cybersecurity Resilience in the Face of Adversity
Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Exhibition Open; Exhibit Floor Sessions 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Interoperability Showcase 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Learning Studio 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:00 am – 5:15 pm
Health and Safety at HIMSS21: A Review of Our Best Practices 10:00 am – 10:30 am
For Students Only: An Orientation 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Career Fair* 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
First Timers Conference Orientation 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Advancement Reception (By Invitation Only) 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Emerging Healthcare Leaders Reception* 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Women in HIT Reception* 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Wednesday, August 11

Registration & Tote Areas
Venetian/Sands, Wynn & Caesars Forum
7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Keynote: A Bias Toward Action: A Young Innovator's Message
Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Career Fair* 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibition Open; Exhibit Floor Sessions 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Interoperability Showcase 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Learning Studio 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:00 am – 5:15 pm
Accelerate Health*
Caesars Forum Conference Center
11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Future of Healthcare
Palazzo Ballroom
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Exhibition Social Hour 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Awards Gala*
Wynn Las Vegas
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, August 12

Registration
Venetian/Sands & Caesars Forum
7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Keynote: Encouraging the Science of Happiness - An Experiment in Gratitude
Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Accelerate Health*
Caesars Forum Conference Center
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibition Open 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Interoperability Showcase
Caesars Forum Conference Center
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:00 am – 3:45 pm
Learning Studio 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday Night Special Event - A Night with Justin Willman from "Magic for Humans"
At Caesars Forum Conference Center
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday, August 13

Registration
Venetian/Sands
7:30 am – 11:00 am
Keynote: Two Parties, One Stage: A Bold Fireside Chat with Political Leaders
Palazzo Ballroom
8:30 am – 10:00 am
HIMSS Town Hall Forum 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Education Sessions 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Learning Studio 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Closing Keynote: Mindset of a Champion: A Conversation with Alex Rodriguez
Palazzo Ballroom
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

*Separate registration required

**Conference Registration is available in the hotel lobby area at the Venetian, Palazzo. These locations will only offer badge pick-up. Full registration or changes can be completed at the Venetian/Sands, Wynn or Caesars Forum Conference Center.