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Human Capital Investment Conference & Leadership Award Event

2019 Event, Healthcare.Powered By People.

Registration is now open!


Dates: November 19-20, 2019
Venue: InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
Address: 505 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Please click the "REGISTRATION" button above to register for the conference and/or Award event. Please note, a separate ticket is required to attend the Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award event. Deadline for registration is Friday, November 2.

General Admission Registration Rates:
Human Capital Investment Conference: $550/person
Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award reception & dinner event: $550/person
Please note, to view options to purchase multiple registrations or a table, take a look at the sponsorship opportunities.

Overnight Hotel Accommodations
To make overnight accommodations at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, click the "HOTEL" button and use group code: HER or call 312-944-4100 and mention NCHL to receive the special group rate. The special guest rate is $229 per night. Rooms at this rate are available until Monday, November 4.

If you have any questions regarding registration, sponsorship, or have general inquiries about the event, please contact Nilu Faiz-Ali at or 312-563-6488.

Join us for the 2019 Human Capital Investment Conference, Healthcare. Powered By People., held November 19-20 and the Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award dinner event on November 19 at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. This highly regarded event brings together 175-200 senior executives from leading US healthcare systems, health sector firms, health policy leaders, and researchers.

The event begins on Tuesday afternoon with keynote and panel discussions touching on important objectives around this year’s theme. Healthcare. Powered By People. highlights the importance of creativity, innovation, diversity, and inclusiveness to our collective success. People help power the implementation of technology, the use of powerful data and analytics, and the improvement of health for our communities. Our shared goal is to build leaders who can power our work now and into the future.

The 2019 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award dinner will be held on Tuesday evening, to honor Rod Hochman, MD, President & CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health. Dr. Hochman is a leader whose commitment, values, and contributions have improved the health of the public through leadership and organizational excellence.

The event continues on Wednesday morning with breakout sessions that will showcase the leadership best practices of many leading healthcare organizations that use evidence-informed approaches to leadership development, such as attracting and selecting leaders, talent management, coaching, diversity leadership, and succession planning.

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

2018 Event, The Arriving Future, Highlights

Click the image above to access the full proceedings from the 2018 event

For additional information about events at NCHL, please contact Nilu Faiz-Ali at or 312-563-6488.

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