September 4-6, 2024
The Lodge at Spruce Peak | Stowe, Vt.


Please see below for the HCD Forum 2024 agenda

Subject to change

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2024

1-2 p.m. Registration
Description: Stop by the registration desk to check in and pick up your attendee badge.
2-2:30 p.m. Welcome, introductions
Description: All attendees will gather for a welcome from the HCD Forum team and to meet one another in a round of introductions.
2:30-4:30 p.m. Team-building Group Activity: The Best of Vermont
Description: An event utilizing top local outfitters to highlight the best of Stowe in a collaborative, competitive & dynamic challenge.
4:30-6 p.m. Free time
6:30-9 p.m. Dinner
Location: Idletyme Brewing Company, 1859 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672
Description: Shuttle buses load at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2024

8:30-9:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30-10:45 a.m. (with Q+A) KEYNOTE
10:45-11 a.m. Break
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Session
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-2:15 p.m. (with Q+A) Owners panel
Description: A panel of design leaders from healthcare systems will share their perspectives on some of the most significant challenges their organizations face, lending valuable insight ahead of the afternoon's small group breakouts.
2:15-2:30 p.m. Break
2:30-4:30 p.m. Small group breakouts
Location: Groups' choice (anywhere around the hotel)
Description: A highlight of HCD Forum every year, we assign attendees to smaller, multidisciplinary groups and give each group a healthcare challenge/concept to discuss and dissect. Each group comes up with talking points and suggestions that they will then share with the entire assembly Friday morning.
4:30-6 p.m. Free time
6-9:30 p.m. HCD 10 Awards Dinner
Location: Spruce Camp, The Lodge at Spruce Peak
Description: Join us for cocktails starting at 6 p.m., followed by an elegant awards dinner at the beautiful Spruce Camp located right at Spruce Peak Resort, honoring Healthcare Design’s HCD 10 winners for 2024.
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. After Party!
Location: Whistle Pig Pavilion, The Lodge at Spruce Peak
Description: Join us for one last nightcap (or more!) at Spruce Peak Resort's WhistlePig Pavilion, situated at the head of the Spruce Peak Ice Rinks. The after party will offer an open bar and light bites.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2024

8-9 a.m. Breakfast
9-10 a.m. Details coming soon
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Small group report-out
Description: Small groups will present the challenges they tackled the prior day and share solutions identified, including the role design plays. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and provide feedback.
12 p.m. End of event