Conference of 33

Councilors will be engaged throughout the conference, where we will cover acutely relevant topics within the innovation-strategy network; creating a platform for senior executives to obtain actionable points to support their business goals.

When and Where

The Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, Oct 2-4, 2018

Tentative Itinerary

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd

  • Councilors and Speakers arrive in the afternoon before 5 PM
  • Individual Drivers will be coordinated and waiting at baggage claim to pick up and deliver to the hotel
  • Check into the uniquely appointed Hotel ZaZa, Our team of support staff will be available to councilors as needed throughout the conference
  • 6:00 PM - dinner and drinks at the Foundation Room, House of Blues
  • Keynote Speaker/Entertainment TBA

Wednesday, Oct. 3rd

Morning Session

  • 8:15 AM - Conference overview and introduction to HIPS
  • Financing Innovation: Peer Delivered Case Studies in How to Deliver the Change a) Internal b)Local c)External Academic
  • 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM - Lunch

Afternoon Session

  • 1:30 PM - Ted Talks for Peers: Delivering the Change: Case Studies in Regional Innovation: Technology at Work
  • Adjournment

Evening Events

  • 6:30 PM - Casual cocktail reception and dinner in the Gems Hall at the Museum of Natural Science
  • Innovation Award presentations
  • Keynote and Entertainment TBA

Thursday, Oct 4th

Morning Session

  • 8:30 AM - Ted Talks For Peers: Delivering the Change: Case Studies on Patient Engagement Strategies
  • 11:45 AM - Closing remarks and lunch
  • 1:00 PM - Adjournment. Drivers to return councilors to the airport. Councilors will be home by early evening
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Helen Keller