500+ Executives To Gather For Interactive Conference On The Future Of Technology In Behavioral Health & Human Services

Registration Sold Out For 8th Annual OPEN MINDS Technology & Informatics Institute; Live Coverage & Social Media Discussion Available Online

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OPEN MINDS announced that with over 500 executives confirmed, registration is currently sold out for the 2013 OPEN MINDS Technology & Informatics Institute scheduled for October 17-18, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Now in its 8th year, The OPEN MINDS Technology & Informatics Institute is the only executive conference focused exclusively on how technology and informatics can best serve the high-cost, high-needs consumer populations of the health and human service market. Featuring 25+ information-packed sessions from key industry thought leaders, the event encourages attendees to discover winning technology strategies that can be applied to their organizations for competitive advantage.

“It is the organizations with the best technology strategy that will have the competitive edge in this new health care environment, “ said OPEN MINDS Chief Executive Officer, Monica E. Oss. “This year’s institute provides an unparalleled look at the latest cutting-edge technologies and management strategies available to successfully navigate this new tech-enabled marketplace. Whether attending in-person or following our live coverage online, I encourage executives nationwide to join us as we explore and discuss the future of the health and human service industry.”

2012 Event Registration Waiting List:

Although this year’s event is tentatively sold out, a waiting list is being utilized to replace registrants canceling prior to the event. To check up-to-the-minute availability, or to be placed on the waiting list, contact OPEN MINDS directly at 717-334-1329 or info@openminds.com.

Live 2012 Event Coverage, Analysis & Social Media Discussion:

For industry executives unable to attend the conference in person, OPEN MINDS is offering free online coverage via the Technology & Informatics Institute web site (www.openminds.com/tii). Coverage includes live session analysis, postings of institute presentations and handouts, photos, video clips, and more.

Live in-session discussion from speakers, faculty, and attendees will also be available through Twitter. To follow this discussion, or to participate, use the official hashtag, #TII12, follow @openmindscircle, or visit the social media discussion page on Technology & Informatics Institute web site (www.openminds.com/tii).

2013 Pre-Event Registration Discounts:

Due the 2012 event registration sell out, OPEN MINDS has opened registration for the 2013 Technology & Informatics Institute early. To accommodate additional attendees and exhibitors, the event will move to The Philadelphia Convention Center on October 24-25, 2013.

To register, and take advantage of "super saver" discounted registration rates, use special pre-event registration form available online at http://www.openminds.com/tii/register.htm#2013

For additional questions and inquiries, please contact Tim Snyder, Vice President, Marketing, OPEN MINDS at 717-334-1329 or openminds@openminds.com.

OPEN MINDS is a national health and human service industry market intelligence and management consultation firm. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 75+ associates provide innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at www.openminds.com.

Tim Snyder, Vice President, Marketing