Professional Development

Meet the World at the 2023 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition

Think global, Act Local Explore HIMSS23 International Programmes, 17-29 April, Chicago

HIMSS convenes more than 40,000 professionals representing the future of health throughout the world from 17-21 April, 2023, to improve the global health ecosystem, forge new relationships at lively networking events, engage in hot topic education sessions and promote innovative health tech products to solve their greatest challenges.

HIMSS23 International Delegations 

With a strong focus on international partnerships, HIMSS creates opportunities for European regions to gather, debate and highlight knowledge and initiatives. These HIMSS delegations are made up of attendees from European regions that meet throughout the conference at tailored events. 

HIMSS European Delegation Programme
All of Europe
For the first time, HIMSS welcomes all of Europe to gather at two exclusive events: a reception and an exchange session regardless of whether they have a delegation at the event.
Learn more about the European delegation programme 

HIMSS23 D-A-CH Delegation Programme 
Germany, Austria & Switzerland
Germany’s DigitalRadar project and its DACH delegation evaluates the level of digitisation maturity in the regional hospitals and identifies the gaps.
Learn more about the D-A-CH delegation programme 

HIMSS23 Dutch Delegation Programme 
In July 2019, HIMSS and The Netherlands Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport announced their joint commitment to support and advance digital health and interoperability on a global scale.
Learn more about the Dutch delegation programme

HIMSS23 French Delegation Programme 
The French delegation, with Care Insight, promotes education, collaboration and the adoption of best practices.
Learn more about the French delegation programme 

HIMSS23 Nordic Delegation Programme 
Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland & Iceland 
In 2030, the Nordics will become the most sustainable and integrated health region in the world.
Learn more about the Nordic delegation programme  

Additional Exclusive European Activities 

All attendees at one of the HIMSS23 Delegations Programme will be offered specialised programs. 

European Welcome Reception 
Sunday, April 16, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. 
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago 
HIMSS welcomes all European delegates to come to this reception to get to know each other and to network with peers and leaders from other countries. Share plans and ideas to make the most of the conference to come. Discussion will include new ideas and trends of different European countries to learn from one another's experiences and challenges.   

European Leaders Exchange 
Monday, April 17, from 9 - 11 a.m. 
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago 
Hear from leading subject matter experts, decision makers, innovators and healthcare providers in HIMSS communities. Discuss new developments on the European Health Data Space, as well as sharing information and technology across borders and boundaries for the future of global health.

Learn more about these European activities 

HIMSS23 International Summits 

HIMSS summits are another meaningful way to learn more about how digital health is being approached and implemented throughout the world. 

HIMSS Latin America (LATAM) Summit
Tuesday, 18 April, 12:30 - 4 p.m. 
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place 
Health gets a boost in Central America and Latin America where chronic diseases are growing about as fast as the adoption of mobile phones and smartphones. Leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Puerto Rico and the United States will discuss the progress of digital transformation in public and private hospitals and in the different ministries.  

HIMSS Brazil Summit
Wednesday, 19 April, from 2 - 5 p.m. 
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place 
The digital healthcare industry has a market share of about 47% of the total healthcare in Brazil. Health leaders from Brazil discuss the challenges they face and share their learnings.  

HIMSS Asia Pacific (APAC) Summit 
Wednesday, 19 April, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place 
The APAC countries are solving challenges that represent a microcosm of the evolving concerns across the world—the standards and technological trends that are transforming global healthcare. 

HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition

The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition is the can’t-miss health information and technology event of the year, where professionals connect for education, innovation and collaboration.

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