About The Symposium

The healthcare landscape in the U.S. is rapidly transforming. Individuals, communities, and health systems increasingly face challenges propelled by the pandemic, workforce shortages, the rise of digital health, misinformation, and the need for greater transparency. How does Arkansas keep pace?

Join ACHI in Northwest Arkansas to explore the future of health care in our state. The symposium will feature “Futurescape: Defining the Future of Health Care,” a keynote presentation by futurist, trendcaster, and New York Times best-selling author Shawn DuBravac, PhD, who explores disruptive technological shifts in business, health care, finance, and culture.

The event will also feature the following panel discussions with state and national leaders in health care and related fields.

Fayetteville Town Center, Fayetteville: Nov. 2, 2023, 2-5 p.m. CDT

“Health Force 2050,” featuring panelists:

  • Kelsie George, MPP, health program policy specialist, National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Debbie Jones, EdD, superintendent, Bentonville Schools
  • Cody Waits, sr. government engagement manager, Transfr, Inc.

“Pushing Boundaries: The Way Forward in Arkansas Health,” featuring panelists:

  • Ryan Cork, executive director, Northwest Arkansas Council, Healthcare Transformation Division
  • Sarah Goforth, executive director, Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, adjunct professor, Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas
  • Carol Silva Moralez, president and CEO, Upskill NWA
  • Zak Morris, cofounder, Triton Studios

Don’t miss this engaging discussion about emerging trends in health care and how we can harness the power of data and new technology to provide care that is more effective, personalized, equitable, and affordable.


Please register to reserve your seat at a symposium. ACHI will contact registered attendees via email to provide additional details.

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