HBA’s 2018 Annual Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. on November 5-6.

This fall, the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) will host 1,100 healthcare and life science industry professionals in the nation’s capital, who are coming together with a shared purpose: to be A United Force for Change.

This one-and-a-half-day conference provides opportunities to build business connections, learn from thought leaders, advance your professional skills and goals and support the HBA’s mission to achieve gender parity in the business of healthcare.

Keynote Speaker Lisa Bodell: Founder and CEO of futurethink, a company that uses simple techniques to help organizations embrace change and increase their capability for innovation.

HBA’s conference is a timely opportunity – during this pivotal year – to share your voice (and make some noise!) to help drive gender parity in corporate America.

Conference highlights and programs include:

Keynote Speaker Susan O’Connor: Renowned speaker will inspire attendees to listen to their intuition, be present to what they can learn and follow the essence of their true self.

Breakout Sessions
Eight unique 60-minute sessions with topics running the spectrum from Starting Strong: The First 100 Days in Your Leadership Role to Finding Your Mojo and SuperpPowers.

Pre-Conference Seminars*
Gain maximum value of your conference experience by getting a strong start. Arrive early and leave with enhanced skills, greater confidence and new connections.
*Pre-registration and additional fees required.

HBA Innovation Stage
New this year! The Innovation Stage, located in the Experience Hall, offers bite-sized engaging and relevant content. Stop by to learn how to navigate the Annual Conference, personal and professional development and other life hacks to enrich your conference experience.

Keynote speaker Sewa Beats: An experiential learning exploration that leverages the difference between “learning about” and “having an experience of” to create a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of effective leadership.

The HBA is a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare. With more than 40 chapters throughout the U.S., and in Europe, the HBA serves a community of nearly 50,000 individuals and 125 Corporate Partners. The HBA provides networking forums to build relationships; knowledge sharing and access to thought leaders to broaden perspective; educational programs to develop leadership skills and high-profile industry recognition of outstanding women and companies to promote visibility of their achievements.