Our second listing of upcoming conferences of critical interest to innovators, entrepreneurs and investors alike focuses on healthtech. While there are dozens of conferences in this space to consider, we at tekMountain believe the following selection comprises the most inspiring, those with the broadest reach of talent, technology and learning. A number of these conferences have yet to open registration, but get them on your calendar now.

Digital Health Summit @ CES 2019

Jan 8-11, 2019

Las Vegas, NE

Cost: TBA

Digital Health Summit at CES attracts a wide range of engaged industries and senior business executives from small startups to large global enterprises. Each year, over 80 world-class thought leaders, innovators, healthcare practitioners and digital health luminaries participate in the Digital Health Summit covering a vast array of the most relevant topics, often with a good consumer-health perspective, including virtual and augmented reality, health IT, telehealth and telemedicine, AI and machine learning, genomics and precision medicine, and much more. Registration information requires an account.


Feb. 11-19, 2019

Orlando, FL

Cost: $425 to $1,675

Among the leading (and busiest) health information and technology conferences, HIMSS19 brings together more than 45,000 professionals from more than 90 countries. The conference offers more than 300 education sessions, 1,300+ vendors, hundreds of special programs and countless networking events. Specialty exhibit areas include a cybersecurity command center, developer innovation lab, the Federal Health IT Solutions Pavilion, HIMSS Analytics, HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™, and more. Advance registration discounts end Jan. 14. Registration information requires an account.

Rock Health Digital Health CEO Summit

Sept. 24-25, 2019

San Francisco, CA

Cost: TBA

Rock Health Summit is a two-day, invitation-only, digital health conference that brings together over 650 diverse minds from technology, medicine, policy, and beyond to tackle healthcare’s most challenging problems through interactive programming.

Connected Health

Oct. 16-18, 2019

Boston, MA

Cost: TBA

Programming for this important conference are still taking shape at this time. Last fall’s Connected Health Conference brought together the industry’s two leading events—the PCHAlliance Connected Health Conference and the Partners Connected Health Symposium— into a single thought-leadership experience. With more than 2,000 front-line healthcare providers, tech innovators, decision makers, life-sciences companies, investors and companies last year, Connected Health is a global platform for discussion, deal-making opportunities and real-world perspectives.


Oct 27-30, 2019

Las Vegas, NE

Cost: $1,850 to $3,100

The world’s largest conference for health innovation, HLTH brings together all key stakeholders, ranging from established payers, providers, employers, and pharma services to disruptive startups and prolific investors, as well as representatives from government, health associations and business groups, media, and industry analysts. HLTH’s mission is to bring together senior leaders from across the health ecosystem to solve the industries largest problems and actualize the most promising opportunities to improve health.

Healthcare Staffing Summit

Nov. 6-8, 2019

Las Vegas, NE

Cost: $1,780 to $2,175

Exclusively designed for leaders of staffing firms,The Healthcare Staffing Summit takes a deep dive into the healthcare segment of staffing and workforce solutions. Featuring sessions specific to the strategic and tactical needs of firms focused on nursing, locum tenens and allied health. Note: This conference pricing is available only to executives and owners of staffing firms.

Startup Health Festival

Jan. 7-8, 2019

San Francisco, CA

Cost: TBA

A premier health innovation event held during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, the StartUp Health Festival is an invitation-only event for “Health Transformers” in the StartUp Health Academy, investors and customers, all committed to solving “health moonshots.”

Exponential Medicine

Nov. 4-7, 2019

San Diego, CA

Cost: TBA

Exponential Medicine is an intensive experience that gathers world-class faculty, innovators and organizations from across the biomedical and technology spectrum to explore and leverage the convergence of fast-moving technologies in the reinvention of health and medicine. This is an immersive, hands-on program focused on the implications of breakthrough developments such as 3D printing, personalized stem-cell lines, point-of-care lab-on-a-chip diagnostics, robotics, augmented intelligence, machine learning, large-scale bioinformatics, synthetic biology, low cost genomics, gene editing, blockchain and more. Sign up here to be notified about registration.


This blog was produced by the tekMountain Team of Amanda SipesKelly Brown, Elyssa Miller and Zach Cioffi with lead writer Bill DiNome.

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