Aug. 22–26: National Conference on Addiction Disorders, St. Louis

The conference focuses on prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery managment of addictions affecting various genders, generations and cultures. Visit www.addictionpro.com.

Sept. 21–23: Center for Healthcare Governance Symposium, Boston

The theme of this symposium is "The Work of Value Creation: Issues and Insights for Health Care Boards and Leaders." Trustees and executives will gain insights into the trends that are transforming the delivery system and learn strategies and tools for navigating an increasingly complex environment. Visit www.americangovernance.com.

Sept. 27–30: ASHHRA 50th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Chicago

Health care human resources professionals will gather under the theme, "Honoring Our Past, Preparing for Our Future," for educational sessions, networking and exhibits. Speakers include Debbi Fields, founder of Mrs. Field's Cookies, and Bill Rancic, author, TV personality, and past winner of "The Apprentice." Visit www.ashhra.org.

Sept. 27–Oct. 2: AHIMA Convention & Exhibit, San Diego

The 86th annual convention and exhibit will bring industry thought leaders and health care executives together for discussions on the e-merging trends in health information management. The challenges of ICD-10 implementation will be one big topic. For information, visit www.ahima.org.