2018 IHI National Forum
With nearly 5,500 health care professionals in attendance, the National Forum offers attendees various ways to connect with one another throughout their time in Orlando.
National Forum Networking Activities
International Attendee Meeting
All National Forum attendees are invited to this free informal networking meeting to interact with colleagues from around the globe.
Sunday, December 9, 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
Join attendees and more than 100 exhibitors in the Forum Hall for snacks, drinks, and to learn about all the latest health care technologies, innovations, and services.
Monday, December 10, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Candlelight Vigil: Honoring our Patients, Friends and Family Members
Every year, we gather as a health care community to remember and honor our patients, friends, family members, and colleagues who have been lost to adverse events. Candles will be provided.
Monday, December 10, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Lunch and Learns
Grab your lunch and network with other attendees about various health care topics.
Tuesday & Wednesday, December 11 and 12, 12:40 PM 1:20 PM; Forum Hall
Check out the nearly 500 improvement storyboards displayed by fellow attendees at this networking event. Storyboard presenters will be standing by to answer your questions about their quality improvement journeys in the Forum Hall.
Tuesday, December 11, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
The National Forum Celebration
Join us by the Marriott pool to meet and engage with other attendees. Live music and snacks provided, cash bar available.
Tuesday, December 11, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Special Interest Breakfasts
Have breakfast while networking with colleagues on a variety of improvement topics.
Wednesday, December 12, 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM
To purchase specially priced Disney Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please call
click here. Please note that the cut-off date for advance purchase savings is December 8, 2018.