Networking Events

Networking Opportunities at Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Student Reception 

The student reception provides an opportunity for students to network with employers and seasoned process improvement professionals.

Thanks to Northeastern University for sponsoring the event!

Welcome Reception

The Healthcare Systems Conference Organizing Committee and the Society for Health Systems Board welcome you to the 2015 conference.

Light snacks and beverages will be served. Highlights of the welcome reception include:

  • Meet with speakers and poster presenters to learn more about their projects
  • Catch up with old friends or make new friends
  • Opportunity to participate in fun networking competitions
  • Informal setting to meet and get to know other attendees
  • Learn more about SHS

Thursday, Feb. 19

Continental Breakfast and Welcome Address
The session will feature a presentation on member benefits, a brief orientation for navigating the meeting, and a chance to relax and connect with colleagues. Representatives from the SHS Board and other committees will facilitate networking tables where you can meet other members who share your professional interests.

Networking Reception
This reception provides the perfect atmosphere for fellowship and networking, while also having a bit of fun after a long day of sessions. The Networking Reception is the perfect venue to meet with colleagues and visit the exhibits.

Highlights of this reception:

  • Meet with speakers and poster presenters to learn more about their projects
  • Catch up with old friends or make new friends
  • Opportunity to participate in fun networking competitions
  • Informal setting to meet and get to know other attendees
  • Learn More about SHS

Book Signing
Meet the top notch authors and get the books signed first hand

Dutch-Treat Dinners
Dutch treat dinners are the highlight of the HSPI Conference! This is a wonderful program connects you with some the most enthusiastic members. We know conference can be a bit overwhelming if you are attending for the first time and our hope is these casual meetings will make you meet people you have never known before and help you feel comfortable, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic about both the meeting and Healthcare systems Improvement Conference. You will have the opportunity to sign up on a first-come, first-served basis for a restaurant that will already have tables reserved. Meet the folks in an informal setting and learn more about them!

Enjoy music after Dutch Treat Dinners
After the Dutch treat dinners, if you still want to network and hang out with friends, Join us at a restaurant (tbd) to enjoy some music after a long day of sessions.

Friday, Feb. 20

Breakfast with the Exhibitors
We invite and encourage attendees to visit with our exhibiting companies at the Healthcare Systems Process. Enjoy continental breakfast and spend time with some of the finest suppliers who will listen to your needs and help you find the best solution.

Lunch and Learn with Award Ceremony
The Healthcare Systems Conference Organizing Committee and SHS invite you to honor and celebrate the achievements of our colleagues as well as learn and network around HOT topics in healthcare. These lunch and learn sessions will be around topics of interest – you can choose from a list and will be facilitated by moderators.

The following prestigious awards will be presented duringthe ceremony:

  • SHS Graduate Student Paper Competition
  • SHS President’s Award
  • SHS You Tube Contest
  • Poster Competition
  • Young Professionals Recognition



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