Event Overview

To ensure that all attendees have an exceptional conference experience, HIMSS has created a series of highly interactive webinars to highlight the many opportunities available for first-time attendees, experienced attendees, or for those attending virtually.

Series Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the many opportunities for conference attendees among the three pillars of Education, Exhibition, and Networking
  • Identify new features to HIMSS13 over previous years
  • Gail a good understanding of resources and tools that can be used to enhance your conference experience
  • Recognize ways to ensure an exceptional experience regardless of past conference attendance patterns



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Part 1: Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Time Session
1PM-2PM CT The HIMSS13 First Time Attendee: Navigating the Landscape Successfully
  Abstract: Congratulations! By attending a HIMSS Conference & Exhibition for the first time, you’ve taken an important step into engaging with health IT professionals, locally-regionally-, nationally- and internationally-recognized attendees who positively impact healthcare information technology. Learn the many aspects of successful conference engagement from two highly experienced meetings and educational professionals who will help you navigate the landscape successfully.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the three pillars of importance at a HIMSS Conference & Exhibition: Education, Exhibition, and Networking
  • Identify various resources which can help first time attendees ensure an exceptional experience
  • Gain a good understanding of resources and tools that can be used to enhance your conference experience
Download the slides for Part 1
Download the CPHIMS Tracking Form
Speaker:
Karen Malone
Vice President, Meeting Services
HIMSS
JoAnn W. Klinedinst, CPHIMS, PMP, FHIMSS
Vice President, Professional Development
HIMSS


Webex linkAvailable On Demand

Part 2: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Time Session
1PM-2PM CT The HIMSS13 Experienced Conference Attendee: Getting the Most Out of Your Experience
  Abstract: Thank you for your continued attendance and engagement at the HIMS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition! As you know, there is no other healthcare information technology conference globally that delivers the most value in several days than any other conference. And recognizing your investment, we want you to be up-to-date on the many aspects of HIMSS13, both new and familiar, at this award winning convening point for those health IT professionals who positively impact healthcare information technology.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review the three pillars of importance at a HIMSS Conference & Exhibition: Education, Exhibition, and Networking
  • Discuss the various resources which can contribute to an exceptional experience
  • Gain a good understanding of resources and tools that can be used to enhance your conference experience

Download the slides for Part 2
Download the CPHIMS Tracking Form
Speaker:
Karen Malone
Vice President, Meeting Services
HIMSS
JoAnn W. Klinedinst, CPHIMS, PMP, FHIMSS
Vice President, Professional Development
HIMSS


Webex linkAvailable On Demand

Part 3: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Time Session
3PM-4PM CT The HIMSS13 Online Attendee: Getting the Most Out of Your Experience
  Abstract: For those of you who cannot attend the HIMSS13 Conference & Exhibition, HIMSS is pleased to provide you with a virtual option. Building upon past virtual experiences, HIMSS13 Online is a re-imagined experience over the HIMSS12 Virtual event. At HIMSS13 Online, you will have access to a “broadcast news style” virtual conference where the most critical information will be delivered to you in an on-demand in the format rich with social engagement. So thank you for engaging in this alternative venue which will leverages aspects of this award winning convening point for those health IT professionals who positively impact healthcare information technology.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the three pillars of importance at a HIMSS Conference & Exhibition: Education, Exhibition, and Networking
  • Discuss the various virtual resources which can contribute to an exceptional experience
  • Gain a good understanding of resources and tools that can be used to enhance your virtual conference experience
Download the slides for Part 3
Download the CPHIMS Tracking Form
Speaker:
JoAnn W. Klinedinst, CPHIMS, PMP, FHIMSS
Vice President, Professional Development
HIMSS
Mary Beth Micucci
Director, Distance Education
HIMSS Media

JoAnn W. Klinedinst, CPHIMS, PMP, FHIMSS

Vice President, Professional Development
HIMSS

JoAnn W. Klinedinst is Vice President, Professional Development, at HIMSS. As a member of the HIMSS senior management team since 2006, Klinedinst brings more than 23 years of progressive experience in the health IT and management systems industry to the Society. She is responsible for all aspects of programming for professional development perspectives including annual conference, distance education, virtual conference, webinars, e-seminars, web services, professional certification, career services, continuing education, and HIMSS member awards. Before this appointment, Ms. Klinedinst served as HIMSS content staff liaison to the enterprise and management engineering/process improvement steering committees, working with volunteers to deliver tools and resources to members.

Karen Malone

Vice President, Meeting Services
HIMSS

Karen J. Malone is Vice President of Meeting Services for HIMSS. Malone joined HIMSS in November, 1997 and has nearly 20 years in the meetings industry. At HIMSS, Karen oversees nine staff in the planning of an Annual Conference & Exhibition, a $22 million event, ranked as show #49 on the nation’s top Tradeshow 200 list, with more than 1,100 exhibitors and 32,000 attendees. HIMSS also hosts 80+ small to mid-size meetings each year as well as a conference in Europe and Asia. Under Malone's leadership, HIMSS10 received one of the highest honors in the trade show industry when the conference was recognized as, “The Show with the Most Innovative Practices,” at the Trade Show Executive Gold 100 Awards & Summit.

Mary Beth Micucci

Director, Distance Education
HIMSS Media

Mary Beth Micucci is the Director, Distance Education, for HIMSS. Micucci brings extensive association and education experience to HIMSS, where she leads HIMSS distance education programming, including the HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo, eLearning Academy, an online resource of educational material and courses, and webinars. In 2007, she returned as a consultant to help develop course content for the HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo and other HIMSS webinars. She became Manager of Distance Education in 2008 and was promoted to Director in 2009. Earlier in her career, Micucci was a member of the HIMSS Education team, from 1997-2001, as Education Coordinator with a promotion in 2000 to Manager, Seminars and Conferences. In this position, she developed and coordinated educational programs for HIMSS Chapters and other health IT professionals.


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