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Subject Matter Experts Invited to Submit Proposals for HIMSS21 Optional Events

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HIMSS is seeking proposals for the 2021 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition optional events. The HIMSS21 Optional Event Call for Proposals is open until Feb. 24, 2021.

HIMSS21 optional event presentations will be delivered Aug. 9 and 10, 2021. Proposals for these sessions are peer-reviewed, scored and selected by HIMSS subject matter experts.

Accepted speakers receive complimentary HIMSS21 optional event-only registration; visibility to thousands of global attendees from across the health information and technology ecosystem; and membership advancement or certification points for HIMSS members.

HIMSS21 will feature 11 topics across symposia and forums:

  • AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians’ Executive Symposium
  • Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Symposium
  • Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum
  • Global Health Equity Symposium
  • Interoperability and HIE Symposium
  • Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare Forum
  • Nursing Informatics Symposium
  • Patient Engagement & Experience Forum
  • Pharma Forum
  • Professional Development Symposium
  • Public Health Informatics Digital Event (virtual only)

Learn more about HIMSS21 optional events, eligibility, criteria and submission requirements. Questions about optional event content may be directed to Karla Shao, manager, professional development, at

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