The 2017 Midwest Fall Technology Conference is being held from October 22nd through the 24th at the JW Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN. This year's theme is: "Healthcare at a Crossroads". With an anticipated attendance of over 600 attendees, nationally-known keynote speakers, and one of the top-rated conference venues in the region, it's shaping up to be a very exciting several days of innovative healthcare discussion. The Midwest Fall Technology Conference (MWFTC) is an annual collaboration of the Midwest Area Chapters - Indiana, Wisconsin Dairyland, Greater Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Iowa - of the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
The conference will have an innovative (and highly entertaining) list of keynote speakers including:
Dr. John Brownstein, PhD - Professor at Harvard Medical School and is the Chief Innovation Officer of Boston Children's Hospital
Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD - Senior managing director for Accenture's global healthcare business
Zubin Damania, MD (AKA zDoggMD) - Internist and founder of Turntable Health
Mandi Bishop - Chief evangelist and Founder of Lifely Insights
Speaking of zDoggMD, in addition to his innovative keynote, he will also be providing a concert the evening before. Check out his innovative musical parodies of popular songs bringing awareness to many of the challenges we face today.
A few highlights of this year's event include:
Sunday night concert by world-famous ZDoggMD, and Monday night entertainment by Indianapolis' #1-rated cover band, My Yellow Rickshaw.
This year's sessions will be focused around one of eight central themes, each focused on one aspect of healthcare IT impacting the crossroads at which we all find ourselves.
A wide range of presentations, all centered around the core theme of "Healthcare at a Crossroads".
This year's venue, the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, has been ranked #1 in the Midwest by top travel publications, such as Condé Nast Traveler magazine.
Please visit the Indiana HIMSS Chapter website to learn more and register; or you can also visit the official conference website to learn more about the event, review the agenda and speakers, learn about sponsorship opportunities, and more.
Conference registration is open and opportunities to sponsor this great event are still available. We look forward to seeing all of you at the event in October.