The 2018 Capital Health Tech Summit will showcase the unique intersection of commercial, government and academic assets that make Greater Washington the epicenter for innovation and opportunity in the health technology sector. The Summit will feature keynote speakers and panels offering expert insights on how technology is transforming and disrupting the business and delivery of health.


Speak at the Summit – Innovation Flash Briefings
One Summit session will focus on health tech innovations with 5-minute flash briefings from innovators and futurists. The Summit steering committee is seeking innovators who can give a flash briefing on their area of expertise that is having or will have a future impact on the business or delivery of health. To be considered, please complete this form.


The Capital Health Tech Summit will deliver tremendous business development and educational value to NVTC members and the entire technology community, providing an unprecedented opportunity to promote the region’s health technology assets and connect people, companies and national policymakers.

The Capital Health Tech Summit Will:

Feature leading edge technology products and services offered by companies and institutions in the Greater Washington region

Highlight use cases from public and private sector thought leaders reflecting the technology trends disrupting the sector and transforming the future of healthcare

Provide unmatched opportunities to network with potential partners, investors and customers from the public and private sectors


As one of the nation’s premier high-tech centers, Greater Washington and Northern Virginia are home to a growing number of firms that are driving technology advancements in health and providing tools and applying solutions to address healthcare-related challenges and opportunities. For example, companies and health providers in the region are:

  • Using data analytics to help personalize medicine and predict health outcomes.
  • Using mobile, sensor and IoT technologies to revolutionize health service delivery.
  • Implementing technologies to improve business processes for health providers, insurers and payers.


The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the voice of technology in Northern Virginia and the Greater Washington region, representing a diverse and thriving technology ecosystem, promoting innovation, and convening, educating, and advocating for the region’s technology community.

As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region.