More than 400 operator and associate
members are in attendance at the event, which has as its theme "Step Up To The
Plate. Early arrivals had the opportunity to attend one of two pre-conference
events, the Aladdin Advanced Practice Symposium or the HFM Express Benchmarking
Session. Then, attendees gathered on the Emerald Lawn for a welcome reception
and dinner. To see photos from the evening, click here (or see Events in the People and Places section ). Check
back for more dispatches from the conference, which runs through Friday, Aug.