Conference 2018

2018 Conference39th Annual WAMSS Conference

Connecting the Triangle: “No one part can exist without the others”

Wednesday, April 18 – Friday, April 20, 2018

Vancouver, WA


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General Conference Information

Dress Attire during the conference is business casual. Please remember to dress in layers during meetings due to fluctuation in room temperatures. Jeans are welcome on Friday for travel home.

Perfume Policy To ensure everyone’s comfort, please keep the use of perfume/cologne to a minimum.

Cell Phones/Pagers/Computers As a matter of courtesy to other attendees please set all computers, cell phones, pagers and other mobile devices to silent or vibrate mode. If you need to take a call, please leave the session to do so.

Continuing Education Credits Application has been made to the National Association Medical Staff Services for continuing education hours. Continuing Education credits will be emailed to attendees by May 1, 2018.

Registration Deadline and Conference Cancellation/Change Policy

  • The deadline for conference registration is March 30, 2018.
  • Full refund, if cancellation is requested in writing by March 29, 2018.
  • After March 30, 2018 – A $75 cancellation fee will be charged.
  • After April 9, 2018 – No refunds, but you may substitute another person
  • Contact: Barbi Donovan, CPCS, CPMSM at

Conference Dining

Tuesday April 17

  • Heavy Appetizer Reception

Wednesday, April 18

  • Breakfast
  • Morning Snack
  • Lunch on Own
  • Afternoon Snack
  • Social Night Activity with Dinner

Thursday, April 19

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch with Annual Meeting
  • Afternoon Snack
  • Dinner on Own

Friday, April 20

  • Breakfast
  • Morning Snack