2024 THT Healthcare Governance Conference

Join Texas Healthcare Trustees and more than 400 board members and hospital CEOs from around the state at the Healthcare Governance Conference. Let's talk all things health care including workforce solutions, compliance infrastructure, governance best practices, the rapidly changing political and regulatory environment and much more! THT looks forward to welcoming you and your hospital and health system peers in-person or virtually in July 2024!

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Thursday, July 25 – Pre-Conference 

8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
THT Golf Tournament
The Historic Brackenridge Park Golf Course

7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast 

8:30 a.m. – Noon
New Board Member Orientation & Refresher (Livestream) 

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.
    Board Member Orientation
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    Quality 101 for Health Care Boards 

10:30-11 a.m.
Morning Break 

  • 11 a.m.-Noon
    Introduction to Hospital Finance

Noon-1 p.m.
Pre-Conference Luncheon 

1-5 p.m.
Advanced Board Strategies Workshop (Livestream) 

  • 1-2:30 p.m.
    Compliance: What’s New (And What’s Not) in Health Care 

 2:30-3 p.m.
Afternoon Break 

  •  4-5 p.m.
    Advanced Finance 
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    Ethics in Health Care Governance

5-6 p.m.
Welcome to San Antonio Reception 

Friday, July 26 – Main Conference Day One

7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open 

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast 

8:30 – 10 a.m.
Opening General Session 

10 – 10:45 a.m.
Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • State and Federal Policy Update
  • Updating Your Rural Hospital Strategy
  • Community Conversations: What Hospital Board Members Need to Know
  • AdminLeadership: Meeting Minutes, Policies and Open Meetings
  • Board Chair Track: Addressing Challenges and Sharing Strategies in Today’s Boardroom

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Trustee Awards Luncheon (Livestream) 

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions 

  • Advocacy 101 for Hospital Board Members
  • Cybersecurity: Everything You Need to Know About Preventing and Enduring Attacks
  • Physician Relations: Contract Do’s and Don’t’s
  • AdminLeadership Track: Best Practices
  • Board Chair Track: Board Chair Lessons Learned and Case Studies

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall 

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Afternoon General Session (Livestream) 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Noble Allen Silent Auction & Reception 

Saturday, July 27 – Main Conference Day Two

7:30 – 11 a.m.

Certified Healthcare Trustee Breakfast (invite only) with special guest speaker

 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
General Attendee Breakfast 

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions 

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Community Relations
  • Developing a Communications Strategy for Hospital Boards
  • Update on Quality Compliance
  • Trends in Leadership

9:45 – 11 a.m.
Closing General Session 

11 a.m.

Livestream Agenda

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Pre-Conference Workshops (Thursday, July 25)

Please note, there will be two consecutive workshops on the pre-conference day. The Board Orientation and Refresher (8:30 a.m. – Noon) and the Advanced Board Strategies Workshop (1-5 p.m.). The pricing below reflects the registration cost of each workshop.

(on or before May 17)
(May 18 – June 21)
(after June 21)
Golf Tournament
Individual Golfer$175$175$175
Member (Individual)$175$200$225
Non-Member (Individual)$200$230$260
Member (*Group)$325$365$380
Non-Member (*Group)$385$425$450

Main Conference (Friday-Saturday, July 26-27)

(on or before May 17)
(May 18 – June 21)
(after June 21)
Member (Individual)$375$415$450
Non-Member (Individual)$395$445$475
Member (*Group)$545$585$600
Non-Member (*Group)$585$615$650

*Please Note: Virtual group registration pricing allows for up to 20 individual connections per hospital. Pre-conference workshops, keynote sessions and select breakout sessions will be available to virtual attendees.

Need to register by check or ACH? Please contact [email protected].


The registration fee, less a 20 percent administrative charge, is refundable if notice of cancellation is received in writing by 5 p.m. on July 9, 2024. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after this date. Should the conference be canceled, there will be a 100% refund of registration price. To cancel, send an email to [email protected] or fax to 512/692-2653.

Transferring to Virtual Registration

Should you need to transfer your in-person registration to a virtual registration, you may do so and be refunded the difference in registration costs if notice is received in writing by 5 p.m. on July 9, 2024. You may still transfer your in-person registration to a virtual registration following this date, but you will not be refunded the registration difference.

If you wish to transfer your in-person registration to an existing virtual group registration, we will refund you the in-person registration fee, less a 20% administrative charge, if notice is received in writing by 5 p.m. on July 9, 2024. You may still transfer your in-person registration to an existing virtual group registration following this date, but you will not be refunded the in-person registration.

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Contact the Service Center at [email protected] or 512/465-1057.

In-Person Venue
Grand Hyatt San Antonio Riverwalk

600 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Reduced room rate for conference attendees: $244/night
Reservation cut-off date: July 9, 2024
Phone Reservations: 725/201-7415

THT works with a third-party organization, Connections Housing, to manage hotel reservations. Do not call the hotel direct. Please use the phone number or online link above.

In an effort to ensure that all conference registrants get a hotel reservation at the host hotel, all hotel reservations without an accompanying conference registration will be dropped by May 6, 2024

Sponsor this Event

Featuring presentations from industry leaders and an expansive exhibit hall, this conference provides a unique opportunity to connect with health care leadership teams across the state.

If you are interested in registering as a vendor, download the prospectus below or contact Vicki Dale at [email protected]