Spring Leadership Conference

May 17, 7:30am, CDT - 4:00pm, CDT

Wilderness Resort / Glacier Canyon Lodge

45 Hillman Road

Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


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Early Bird deadline is May 2, 2018
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Wisconsin Dairyland HIMSS Spring Leadership Conference





Speaker / Activity


7:30am – 8:30am

Registration/Breakfast - Sponsor Tables Open


8:30am – 8:45am

Tammy Kiedrowski, CPHIMS, President Elect, HIMSS Wisconsin Dairyland Chapter Board of Directors

Welcome and Wisconsin Dairyland Chapter Update

8:45am – 10:15am

Raj Nijhawan, MD

Brain Science behind Organizational Change

10:15am – 10:30am

Break – Sponsor Tables Open


10:30am – 11:30am

Santosh Mohan, Past-chairperson, HIMSS Innovation Committee; Member, HIMSS HIT User Experience Committee

Rounding Like You Mean IT

11:30am – 12:30pm

Lunch break - Sponsor Tables Open


12:30pm – 2:15pm

· Jason Miles, Great Lakes Region VP, IBM Watson Health

· Katharine E. (Kate) Pomerleau, M.B.A., PMP - Sr. Project Manager & PMO Engagement Manager, Mayo Clinic

· Phillip B. Lombardo, Administrator - Research Services, Mayo Clinic

Cognitive Health and AI

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Break – Sponsor Tables Open


2:30pm – 3:45pm

CIO Panel:

· Carrie Blum, CIO, Monroe Clinic

· Kathryn McClellan, SVP and CIO, Froedtert Health

· Doug Shew, Senior IT Director Ascension Health

· Dennis L’Heureux, Interim CIO, ProHealth Care

· Todd Richardson, CIO, Aspirus

Mergers and Acquisitions

3:45pm – 4:00 pm

Treena Hoffman, Director of Education, HIMSS Wisconsin Dairyland Chapter Board

Wrap-up, raffle, sponsor tables open




Hotel rooms for the conference

If you need a hotel room for the conference, please call 1-800-867-9453 and mention your attendance to the “HIMSS Dairyland Spring Conference at Glacier Canyon Lodge” under reservation #666883. The conference rate for hotel rooms on May 16th and May 17th is $99 (plus taxes/$19.95 resort fee) per night and is available through April 16th.


Buy One/Get One (BOGO)

Provider-Based organizations – you automatically qualify for our Buy One/Get One Free Offer!!   Within a calendar week of when you register you will be contacted by a volunteer from our Registration Committee with information on how to register your free attendee. All BOGO registrations must be claimed before May 2, 2018 5:00pm.



Student – HIMSS Member: Must provide valid HIMSS member ID for this rate.

Student – You will be asked to submit a valid student ID or proof that you are a full-time student within a week of registering. Students will be reimbursed upon check-in at the event for those who register prior to May 2, 2018


Substitution is allowed if provided in writing no later than May 15, 2018 at 5:00pm to janet.manderscheid@froedtert.com and the substitution is for the same category (member/non-member/student) as what was originally purchased.

A refund of all fees will be allowed if provided in writing no later than May 10, 2018 at 5:00pm to janet.manderscheid@froedtert.com. Refunds will be applied to the same credit card that was used for the payment.