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Event Details

2017 HAP Leadership Summit


Dates: June 19-20, 2017

Location: Harrisburg Hilton

Registration Deadline: June 14, 2017

Online registration for this program has closed. Please contact HAP Education Services at (717) 561-5270, if you would like to register for this event.

HAP's 2017 Leadership Summit theme, The Challenge of Change—Delivering Value During Uncertainty, is particularly fitting given the current environment. The summit blends interaction between health care and national thought leaders. This year's program includes three very different speakers who have navigated change to succeed personally and professionally.

Program Description

Join colleagues, legislators and staff, and administration officials at HAP’s premier event for hospital and health system leaders. The session begins Monday June, 19 with an evening legislative networking reception and dinner, and ends Tuesday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m.

Conference Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

A sell-out every year, this flagship event ensures direct access to more than 100 C-Suite and executive staff of hospitals and health systems, including CEOs, COOs, CFOs, physician and nurse leaders, administrators, government relations officers, and trustees from hospitals and health systems across Pennsylvania. Sponsors may attend all educational sessions and have dedicated space at the welcome reception. Limited space is available and it is important to act quickly to reserve your space at this important event. Requests will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. For the full sponsorship package click here.

Session Speakers

  • Kevin Hines, bestselling author, documentary filmmaker, suicide prevention and mental health advocate.
  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR.
  • Laura Adams, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI).

Who Should Attend

Hospital and health system executives including CEOs, CFOs, CNOs, CMOs, COOs, CQOs, Government Relations leaders and their teams should make plans to attend to share your voice in the issues affecting the delivery of health services in Pennsylvania.


Download the brochure here


Monday, June 19, 2017

4:30 p.m.             Conference Registration

5:30 p.m.             Networking Reception and Sponsor Exhibits

7:00 p.m.             Dinner and Keynote Address
                            Kevin Hines, bestselling author, documentary filmmaker, suicide prevention and mental health advocate

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

7:30 a.m.            Networking Continental  Breakfast and Conference Registration

8:30 a.m.            Welcome

8:40 a.m.            Keynote Address
                           Mara Liasson, 
 national political correspondent for NPR

9:40 a.m.            Break

9:45 a.m.            New Federal Health Care Policy Priorities and Perspectives: Strategic Implications for Health Care Leaders
                           Jeffrey Bechtel,
Senior Vice President, Health Economics and Policy, HAP
                           Panel representing provider, insurance, and health policy perspectives.

11:00 a.m.           Break

11:15 a.m.           Broadening Health Care's Prespective and Potential
                            Laura Adams, President and CEO, Rhode Island Quality Institute 

12:25 p.m.           Closing Remarks

12:35 p.m.           Group Luncheon

1:30 p.m.             Adjourn

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Harrisburg
One North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 233-6000

HAP has reserved a limited block of rooms for the evening of June 19, 2017. The rate is

$179, plus tax (single/double) and is subject to availability after Friday, May 19, 2016. For reservations, call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667). Callers need to provide  the code “HHAP6” to access the special rate of $179. Individual reservations not canceled by 4:00 p.m. the day before arrival will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to one night’s room and tax. For online reservations, attendees may reserve rooms at the group rate using HAP’s dedicated group reservations page.

Hotel check-in time is 3:00 p.m. Check-out time is noon. Using your smartphone, you can skip the front desk, check in with your phone, and go to directly to your room. Download the app today: Hilton Digital Key.

For directions, more information about the hotel, or area attractions, please visit the Hilton Harrisburg's website.


Guests of the Hilton Harrisburg may park in the connecting Walnut Street parking garage at a reduced rate. Overnight guests will receive complimentary parking and meeting guests will be charged $5.00 (subject to change). A map of additional parking locations throughout the city on Park Harrsibrug's website.

Registration Information

Registration fee includes all meal and break functions, as well as all handout materials. Credit card payment is required at time of online registration. 

HAP members - $299 

HAP group member rate (3 or more attendees) - $249 per person rate 

HAP nonmember rate - $499 

*Space is limited. 

Registration Deadline – June 12, 2017.

Substitutions & Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be granted for written cancellation requests received or processed online by June 12. Cancellations over the phone will not be accepted. No refunds will be granted after June 12There is a $50 administrative fee on all cancellations. Substitutions are permitted. No shows will be billed. Walk-in registrations will require payment onsite.

Please contact HAP Education Services at (717) 561-5270 if you wish to substitute an attendee.


For registration information, a list of overnight lodging, or if you need special accommodations, please contact HAP Education Services at (717) 561-5270.

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