Schedule HIGHLIGHTS

Wednesday, Feb. 15

8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern time

Preconference Workshops

Morning workshops include "Best Practices in Mistake Proofing and Corrective Action Writing" with Kevin McManus and "How to Teach Lean Tools Effectively in a Healthcare Setting" with Keith Poole. Afternoon workshops will feature "Mentorship as a Career Development Tool" with Stacy Cassio and "Building a Sustainable Process Improvement Program that Can Survive Long Term" with Brock Husby and Jerry Berlanga.  

Preconference Facility Tour — UPS Worldport
(Registration & Fee Required)

Tour UPS Worldport, the heart of UPS’s global air network! Jump on a shuttle with a planned destination to the largest automated package handling facility in the world. UPS has delivered more than 200 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine utilizing Louisville Worldport. This tour will highlight the cornerstone of an integrated transportation network that makes UPS the global leader in logistics.  

Student Welcome Reception

Gather with fellow students from all over the country. Explore commonalities while making new friends and connections that can last a lifetime.

Speed Networking

Increase your opportunities to quickly create business contacts. Attendees can engage with each other in a fast, round-robin style interaction. (Advanced registration requested) Take advantage of these important opportunities to broaden your circle of thought leaders and peers you reach out to for advice and resources year-round.  

Welcome Reception

Be sure to take the opportunity to make new friends and connections at the welcome and networking reception. Converse with the healthcare improvement practitioners from across the country.

Thursday, Feb. 16

8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern time

Welcome & Keynote

Dr. Jody Crane kicks off the day with a keynote speech. He is considered one of the leading experts in emergency department operations in the U.S. Dr. Crane has taught and led healthcare and emergency department improvement efforts with hundreds of organizations in a wide variety of settings on six continents.

Dedicated Exhibit Time & Refreshment Break

HSPI brings together partners from around the country to share products, services and best practices to advance your process improvement goals. The exhibit hall is the perfect place to build relationships with new and existing partners.  

Concurrent Sessions

With over 100 sessions spanning various tracks, you are sure to find presentations that equip you with the knowledge and insight you are looking for to enhance your career.  

Lunch & Active Networking with Awards and Special Recognition

The networking doesn't stop throughout the conference. Take this opportunity to grab a bite with fellow attendees and make some new connections.

Intensives

Intensives are engaging sessions for attendees who want to learn a new skill, explore new design-thinking methodologies, obtain feedback on professional development, or roll up their sleeves to actively collaborate with peers on innovative solutions to current challenges. Choose one and dive in!

Networking Reception

Enjoy delicious heavy appetizers and libations during this networking reception while catching up with colleagues, reconnecting with familiar faces, and making new contacts.  

Dinner & Keynote by Louisville CEO Council with Awards and Special Recognition

This keynote panel of Louisville CEOs will discuss why many of the most vexing problems in healthcare cannot be solved without collaboration from multiple stakeholders. These challenges and opportunities include the potential for health data interoperability, the need for data-informed decision-making, and the importance of patient engagement and education. 
 

Friday, Feb. 17

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Eastern time

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

Join us for breakfast while getting to know the exhibitors as they share products and services.

Concurrent Sessions

With over 100 sessions spanning various tracks, you are sure to find presentations that equip you with the knowledge and insight you are looking for to enhance your career.

Dedicated Exhibit Time & Refreshment Break

HSPI brings together partners from around the country to share products, services and best practices to advance your process improvement goals. The exhibit hall is the perfect place to build relationships with new and existing partners.

Intensives: Lunch & Learn

Intensives are engaging sessions for attendees who want to learn a new skill, explore new design-thinking methodologies, obtain feedback on professional development, or roll up their sleeves to actively collaborate with peers on innovative solutions to current challenges. Choose one and dive in!

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