Content Overview

100+ options for learning. 3 days. 1 you. Choose your ATA19 journey wisely by learning a little more about our session types. Navigate through the Detailed Schedule in order to fill out your schedule with sessions that meet your education and learning needs, while adhering to your level of experience.

For the Education Sessions, the ATA has employed different session formats designed to accommodate multiple presentation styles, audience familiarity and interest, and pacing of the overall schedule.


What are Plenaries?

This is the big show. 40 minutes. ATAs opening plenary will begin with Andrew Watson, MD ATA leadership, who will share ATA’s vision for the future. Keynote speakers include Elizabeth Teisberg, Ph.D, Executive Director, Value Institute for Health & Care; Bernard Tyson, President & CEO, Kaiser Permanente; Margaret Laws, CEO, HopeLab; Karen DeSalvo, MD, Professor of Medicine and Population Health at the University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School and former Assistant Secretary for Health, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; David Inns, CEO, GreatCall; Toby Cosgrove, MD, Advisor, Google Cloud Team and former CEO, Cleveland Clinic.

  • Each day begins with a plenary before all other education sessions
  • Visible in app schedule and can be favorited
  • Largest of the session offerings

What’s an Interactive Breakout Session?

Lessons from the field. 45 minute didactic-style presentations led by institutional, industry, vendors of ATA. Sessions usually include PowerPoint presentations and a question and answer session.

  • First-come, first-serve attendance
  • 250+ people per session
  • Visible in app schedule and can be favorited

What’s a Roundtable?

These are facilitated conversations with a lively exchange of ideas and practical “how to’s”. They are setup in smaller settings to allow for a more interactive an engaging expreience with the audience to provide a more candid discussion. Check out the schedule for details on when your “hot topics” will be up for discussion

  • Check out the schedule for details on when your “hot topics” will be up for discussion
  • First-come, first-serve attendance
  • Visible in app schedule and can be favorited

What’s an Express Talk?

Ted like style talks or fast paced panel discussions. These sessions provide relevant, topical information in concise 15 minute presentations to 30 minute panel discussions

  • First-come, first-serve attendance
  • Visible in app schedule and can be favorited

What’s a Workshop?

These intensive, half day-long sessions are offered pre-conference to provide attendees with a jump on their education journey with ATA. Workshops provide a more personal, in-depth exploration of topic in a smaller group environment.

  • Advanced registration and additional fees may apply, the fee can be paid during the registration process
  • Offered on Sunday Morning (see schedule for more details)

What’s a Demo Theater Presentation?

Take a deep dive into the products and technologies that interest you most at ATA19’s Demo Theater. Individuals offer in-depth and hands-on demonstrations of their most innovative products to keep your business on top of emerging telehealth technologies and techniques. You’ll engage with the individual in our Innovation Zone, and it’s free. Check the Demo Theater schedule and plan to attend those that will help your business (and you) the most.

  • First-come, first-serve attendance
  • Visible in app schedule and can be favorited

What’s the C-Suite Unplugged?

Get the inside scoop from the C-Suite Unpluged stage within the exhibit hall. Top executives answering questions and discussing their personal observations and ideas – 15 minute intervals on the exhibit hall show floor during breaks.

  • First-come, first-serve attendance
  • Visible in app schedule and can be favorited