The healthcare industry is ablaze with high-tech processes including remote monitoring, virtual trials, mHealth and digital health assistants, yet the importance of conferences and trade shows cannot be overstated. Attending these events allows professionals in the field to network in person, learn from other experts, share ideas and pitch products.
In that spirit we’ve curated a list of upcoming healthcare IT conferences and trade shows in 2019. While not exhaustive, we’ve aimed to highlight a variety of events from across the US and few further afield too.
This week, the HIMSS Conference and Exhibition brings together around 45,000 attendees from 40 countries to debate important advancements in healthcare technology and explore how tech can be used to improve education, innovation and collaboration.
Keynote speakers include:
The State Healthcare IT Connect Summit celebrates its 10th year in 2019, with a keen focus on data governance and interoperability, as well as MMIS procurement, HIX operations, payment reform, population health, program integrity, and data privacy and security.
Conference tracks include: medicaid modernization, modularity and MMIS procurement; state innovation, data analytics and population health management; enterprise systems planning, health and human services integration; compliance, security and combating fraud, waste and abuse (including third party liability); state marketplace reform and managed care optimization; and an emerging technologies forum.
Speakers at the event include:
This year’s AMIA Informatics Summit is focusing on four main areas: translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, implementation informatics and data science to explore ideas and innovations and blend science-based sessions to further learning. Students, teachers, researchers, vendors and decision-makers will enjoy the summit that combines aims to define and solve complex scientific challenges.
Opening and closing keynote speakers are:
Health Datapalooza is an event for professionals in the healthcare and technology sectors to debate data and innovations behind health policies and practices. Chief officers (information, medical, innovation), Silicon Valley startups, data experts and patients all gather to find out how data can strengthen the industry.
With innovations occurring at breakneck speed, Bio-IT is a popular topic, although there is often more hype than substance. That’s one reason the 18th annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2019 is so important. Attendees can immerse themselves in the reality of blockchain, AI, machine learning, data science, deep learning, and IoT. Technical presentations, workshops and education opportunities will allow participants to see technological innovations in action.
Conference tracks include:
The Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference focuses on healthcare B2B marketing and offers delegates the chance to learn the latest in content marketing, marketing automation, event marketing, healthcare public relations, branding and media relations.
The ways in which modern technologies and digital services are changing directly impact the communication and monitoring of health and well-being. Speakers at the Digital Health Conference 2019 will focus on using digital health technology to reduce inefficiencies and improve delivery of healthcare services for a more people-centred approach.
The goal of the 16th Annual World Health Care Congress is to continue its mission of empowering and connecting leaders in healthcare transformation. With some 300 speakers and 1,500 attendees expected, the WHCC19’s focus will be on delivery and payment transformation in the healthcare sector. It offers multiple content tracks including sessions specifically for healthcare chief technical and chief information officers.
Thought leaders and decision-makers from healthcare sectors from around the world will be in attendance for four days of C-Level keynote discussions. Speakers include:
The CPhl North America Trade Show is a recent addition to a 30-year tradition of global pharmaceutical conferences and trade shows by CPhI. With an established market that accounts for around 40 percent of global pharmaceutical sales, this is an important calendar event for many buyers and sellers in the industry. Every year, more than 670 exhibitors take part in this event, and this year there will be a hub for both upstream and downstream pharma processing and manufacturing, of interest to biotechs, big pharma and service providers including CDMOs and CROs.
Clinicians, data scientists, HIT developers and researchers will be among those attending the AMIA 2019 Clinical Informatics Conference to discuss and learn about the benefits of data driven, team-based integrated healthcare. With workshops and presentations, attendees will have hands-on experience of evidence-based clinical informatics.
Opening and closing keynote speakers include:
At The Patient Experience Symposium, you’ll join a community of healthcare advocates and practitioners, students and teachers in discussions about next-generation strategies, ideas and best practices to enhance the patient experience.
With the theme “smarter, faster, cheaper patient care,” the AI Healthcare Innovation Summit (part of DATAx San Francisco) will address various healthtech innovations and analytics as means of transforming the health industry. As the name of the event suggests, big data, AI and machine learning will be the weighty topics to analyze.
The agenda for the summit hasn’t been finalized as at the time of writing; however, you can sign up at the website to receive notification when it has been updated.
The Big Data & Analytics in Healthcare Summit is a chance for forward-thinking researchers, data scientists and engineers to discuss their latest findings and how they can turn them into opportunities. Attendees will learn about how advances in Machine Learning and AI are being used to streamline processes, increase efficiencies and better understand patients and outcomes.
The Oxford International Health Conference brings together health researchers to promote health and wellbeing throughout Europe. Highlighting the link between research and practice, conference delegates will be exposed to research from disciplines such as public health, psychiatry, pediatrics, economics, psychology, statistics, social science and ethics, clinical trial design, health informatics and implementation research.
Healthcare leaders from across North America will gather at the Rocky Mountain Health IT Summit to share important insight into the sector. This year much of the focus will be devoted to cybersecurity and privacy issues, with discussions and interactive sessions led by established security professionals and executives from provider organizations.
The 14th World Congress on Healthcare & Technologies examines innovative strategies to improve healthcare and emerging technologies. Delegates will learn about the cutting-edge developments in healthcare technologies as well as connect with physicians, technicians, primary care providers and academics.
HLTH’s mission is to innovate the healthcare industry by bringing together industry leaders for discussion and discovery. This event will focus on collaboration by breaking down silos and to disrupt the status quo by looking at innovation and new business models. With around 5,000 attendees and more than 325 speakers at 100 sessions, it’s a significant opportunity to network.
The theme for the 7th International Conference on Medical Informatics & Telemedicine is improved patient care through innovative information technologies. Medical informatics researchers and practitioners from around the world will meet to discuss and share insights with participants. Attendees include professionals from diverse backgrounds such as health and medical informatics, telemedicine, academia, nursing and more.
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