Introduction & Overview

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The 2020 meeting will be the 11th annual State Healthcare IT Connect Summit. The conference has grown and evolved into an important national venue for public and private sector thought leaders to share ideas and benchmark implementation strategies of State Health IT Systems. We anticipate 1000 attendees & 45+ state teams at the 2020 program. 2020 tracks and themes are included as below:

Please submit your session proposal as part of the 2020 Call for Papers here »

Please take note of the session evaluation criteria when submitting your proposal
(submission deadline is Friday, October 4th.)


Track 1: MES Procurement, Modularity, Outcomes-Based Transformation
Track 2: Interoperability, Data Analytics & Population Health
Track 3: Enterprise Systems, Integrated Service Delivery for HHS
Track 4: Security, Compliance & Combatting Fraud, Waste & Abuse
Track 5: State Marketplace Reform, Managed Care Optimization
Track 6: Emerging Technologies, Accelerating Innovation in Medicaid

Cross-cutting agenda themes include: Data Quality, Program & Business Metrics, Evolving Procurement Approaches, Organizational Change Management, Interoperability, Consumer Data Access, Integrating SDoH, Advanced Analytics, Security and Privacy.

*Subscribe here » to the 2020 State HIT Connect Summit calendar, and accept the calendar subscription notice so you don’t have to add any of these manually to your calendar.

Attendee Profile (we anticipate 1000+attendees, 45+state teams at the 2020 meeting).

» Federal Agencies (ONC, CMS, NIH, SAMHSA, DOD, VA, SSA): National Coordinator, Deputy Director, Policy Director, Technical Director, Interoperability & Standards, IT & Analytics, Project Management
» State Medicaid: Director, Health Reform, CMOs, CSOs, E&E, MMIS, MES, Provider Relations, Analytics, PHM, Sustainability
» Human Services: Director, CIOs, Analytics, E&E, Transformation, Program Leadership
» Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX): CEO, Executive Director, CIO, CSO and MIS
» Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) / Health Data Organizations: CEO, Executive Director, CIO, CSO, Analytics and MIS
» Commercial Payers, Health Systems, Medical Groups: CMIOs2019 State, Director HIE, Informatics, PHM, Care Coordination
» Solution Providers/Integrators: CEO, VP Public Sector, VP Sales, Director HIE / HIX, ProjectDirector, Account Manager


  • 2017Platinum State Summit Sponsors
  • optum
  • 2017 Gold State Summit Sponsors
  • accenture
  • CNSI
  • deloitte
  • ibm_watson_health
  • lexisnexis
  • molina
  • softeon
  • 2017 State Summit Sponsors
  • CIA: Change and Innovation Agency
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  • nagnoi
  • pega
  • telligen
  • 2017Bronze State Summit Sponsors
  • cerner
  • edifecs
  • elyon_strategies
  • privishealth
  • serco

Participant Planning Schedule – Important Dates & Deadlines

Friday, July 19th, 2019

• Call for Papers Opens

Friday, Sep 6th, 2019

• Conference Registration Opens
• Group Rate Hotel Reservations Opens (Regular and Per Diem)
• Sponsorship Bookings Open (email for details)

Friday, October 4th, 2019

• Speaking Proposal Submission Deadline (submission link in ‘Speaking Proposal’s tab)

Friday, Nov 15th, 2019

• Notification of Speaking Proposal Acceptance

Friday, Jan 24th, 2020

• Early Bird Registration Ends
• Discounted Early Bird rate sponsor registration tickets expire
• Final Agenda Published
• Exhibitor Kit available online, Shepard Exhibition Services portal is available for booking booth furnishings.

Friday, February 7th, 2020

• Submission deadline for updated speaker & session materials (show guide drop deadline)
• Submission deadline for sponsor logos, company descriptions, contacts & advertisements (show guide drop deadline)

Friday, March 27th, 2020

• Group room block reservation ends

Friday, April 10th, 2020

• Discounted Regular Rate sponsor registration tickets expire

Sunday, April 26th

1-6.00 PM: Exhibitor Move-In & Demo Room Setup

Monday, April 27th, 2020

8 AM-2.00 PM: Exhibitor Move-In & Demo Room Setup
11.00 AM: Registration Opens
1-2.30 PM: Networking, Meetings, and Workshops
3-5.00 PM: Networking, Meetings, and Workshops
5-6.00 PM: Opening Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

7.30 AM Registration Opens
5.00 PM Conference sessions end
5-6.00 PM Wine & Cheese Networking Reception

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

7.30 AM Registration Opens
1-4.00 PM: Exhibitor Breakdown
2.30 PM: Conference Closes

2020 ‘Call for papers’, speaking opportunities: email Rob Waters,

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities: email Victoria Smith,

2020 Group Registrations: email Albi Satku,

Event Location: Hilton Baltimore, 401 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

The team at Healthcare IT Connect

The 2020 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit will be held at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, MD

Reserve your accommodations at the conference hotel using the links as below: Regular Room Rate Single $212 per night + Fees & taxes Double $212/per night + Fees & taxes Reserve Room Here

Limited ‘Per Diem’ Room Rates Single $154/per night + Fees & taxes Double $154/per night + Fees & taxes Reserve Room Here

Large Group Reservations: Please email Stephen Edes (, Assistant Director of Events, Hilton Baltimore or call 1-800-HILTONS for large groups or should you be experiencing any issues with the reservation link.

Hilton Baltimore Address: 401 WEST PRATT STREET, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 21201, USA

TEL: +1 443 573 8700 FAX: +1 443 683 8841

The Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbour Hotel is here to make the most of your stay by offering the services you need, the amenities you expect, and the extras you deserve. The Baltimore Inner Harbor hotel, near Camden Yards, offers a convenient location, within walking distance to the National Aquarium, M&T Stadium, Baltimore Convention Center and much more.

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