2023 Merge User Conference

Welcome back to the Merge User Conference

Austin, Texas

September 10 – 12, 2023

Registration still open!

Register here

Charting your imaging transformation, here to horizon.

The Merge User Conference is our annual opportunity to reconnect with you, our customers and partners, to game plan how we can solve your biggest challenges and pain points together; learn how you’re using Merge imaging solutions in your day-to-day work; discuss your plans for leveraging cloud, AI, and interoperability to improve productivity; and share what we can do to help you face your future with confidence.


Listen to and interact with an all-star lineup of speakers breaking down industry trends, best practices, and the Merge product roadmap.


Take advantage of the opportunity to network with Merge customers, partners, and peers, conveniently all in one place.


Join us for a Sunday night welcome reception and a Monday night customer appreciation event at Punch Bowl Social.

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Join us at the Westin Austin at the Domain

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Merative has reserved a block of rooms at the Westin Austin at the Domain. Attendees are responsible for hotel booking and expenses.

  • Address: 11301 Domain Drive, Austin, TX 78758
  • Room rate $269

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The hotel room block is now closed. The conference is holding back a small number of rooms - first come, first serve. Please contact at mergecap@merative.com to book.


  • Fly into Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The Westin Austin at the Domain is 20 minutes from the airport. Ubers/Lyfts and taxis are available at AUS.
  • The Westin provides complimentary self-parking.
  • Attendees are responsible for booking, and expenses for, transportation to and from the User Conference.

Included Meals

Merative will provide meals during the User Conference.

  • Sunday Evening: Small plates and drinks.
  • Monday: Breakfast, lunch, snack breaks, and small plates at Punch Bowl Social. networking event.
  • Tuesday: Breakfast and lunch.
  • Wednesday: Breakfast and lunch.

What’s on tap for the 2023 Merge User Conference

Bookmark this page as we continue to announce new session information in the coming weeks.


Opening keynote

We’ll kick off the conference with the opening keynote from Dr. Cheryl Petersilge, founder and CEO of Vidagos, who will present how enterprise imaging impacts the healthcare experience.


Physician panel

Brian Casey from The Imaging Wire will moderate a physician panel aimed at answering your burning questions around cloud, AI, and interoperability.


Administrator panel

Monique Rasband, KLAS VP Strategy and Research, Imaging/Oncology, will join us again for a panel discussion with Merge customers sharing unique insights from their organizations.


Customer appreciation

Join us for refreshments, appetizers and networking for a welcome reception on Sunday night and a customer appreciation event on Monday night of the 2023 Merge User Conference.


Solution showcase

Take advantage of training opportunities offering CE credits; roundtables with key thought and product leaders; one-one-Merge product demos; and new for 2023, dedicated product training and physician roundtable days.

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Dr. Cheryl Peterslige

Dr. Cheryl Petersilge

Founder and CEO, Vidagos


Brian Casey

Brian Casey

Managing Editor, The Imaging Wire


Monique Rasband

Monique Rasband

VP Strategy and Research, Imaging/Oncology, KLAS


Douglas Lake, MD, MRMD (MRSC)

Chair of Radiology, McFarland Clinic


Alex Towbin, MD, FAAP, FACR

Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital


Our conference sponsors and partners