Schedule

Start your planning early. View the complete schedule of events including General Sessions, Insight Sessions and Networking Opportunities.

Print Schedule

12:00PM - 6:30PM

General

Registration/Cyber Stations

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

4:30PM - 5:00PM

General

First-Timers’ Orientation

Location Pin Icon Great Egret A

6:00PM - 10:30PM

General

Kick-Off Party

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

Join your peers as they celebrate the start of the Regional Chain Conference and enjoy the big game!

Supported by Colgate-Palmolive Co. Inc., Mondelez International

7:30AM - 8:00AM

General

Breakfast

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

7:30AM - 5:00PM

General

Registration/Cyber Stations

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

8:00AM - 8:30AM

General Session

Opening General Session

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

Hear from NACDS leadership about the activities happening on your behalf and proven strategies for conducting your meetings.

Mike Wysong, Chief Executive Officer, CARE Pharmacies and 2020 Regional Chain Chairman Christopher Lane, Executive Vice President, Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite, and NACDS Chairman of the Board Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, President & CEO, National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Supported by Centor

8:30AM - 9:45AM

General Session

The Industry on the Issues

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

An industry panel with extensive experience on the front lines of care and on the front lines of advocacy will discuss today’s public policy and political landscape. Where are we and where are we going in the advancement of pro-pharmacy and pro-patient policy?

Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, President & CEO, National Association of Chain Drug Stores Rebecca Bubel, RPh, President, Kinney Drugs, Inc. Justin Heiser, PharmD, Executive Vice President Pharmacy, Thrifty White Pharmacy Christopher Lane, Executive Vice President, Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite, and NACDS Chairman of the Board Craig Norman, Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, H-E-B

9:45AM - 10:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Supported by PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

10:00AM - 10:45AM

General Session

The Emerging Role of Accountable Care Organizations and Pharmacy Partnerships

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

This session will provide insight into strategies for improving quality and population health through collaboration with Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), their emerging role in the healthcare field, and the impact community-pharmacy provided services can have on these models of care.

Kristina Lunner, Principal, Leavitt Partners David Muhlestein, PhD, JD., Chief Research Officer, Leavitt Partners

10:45AM - 11:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Supported by PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Insight Session

Integrating Hypertension Services into Community Pharmacy

Location Pin Icon Blue Heron

Pharmacists, as integrated members of the healthcare team, can play a key role in initiating, modifying, or discontinuing medication therapies to control high blood pressure. This session will outline collaborative hypertension patient care strategies and provide innovative case studies

Stephanie Bennett, Manager, Pharmacy, Health & Wellness, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

11:00AM - 11:45AM

Insight Session

"The Big Business of WELL" - Part II

Location Pin Icon Blue Heron

Join us for a smaller group discussion to further explore in-depth your topics and questions.

Wendy Liebmann, Founder, CEO & Chief Shopper, WSL Strategic Retail

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Insight Session

Advancing Innovative Pharmacy Care

Location Pin Icon Great Egret

In this session, explore the current landscape for innovative pharmacy care services and business opportunities that allow pharmacies to provide sustainable patient care interventions and compete in the ever-changing healthcare marketplace.

Kathleen Jaeger, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Care & Patient Advocacy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores Sara Roszak, Vice President of Pharmacy Care and Health Strategy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

11:00AM - 11:45AM

Insight Session

NACDS State Government Affairs

Location Pin Icon Great Egret

Come learn how NACDS Advocacy is advancing NACDS member priorities in the states. This session will review the 2019 accomplishments and provide an outline of 2020 NACDS state goals, including the priority issues around reimbursement and the scope of business.

Mary Ellen Kleiman, Senior Vice President, State Government Affairs/Deputy General Counsel, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Insight Session

The Emerging Role of Accountable Care Organizations and Pharmacy Partnerships - Part II

Location Pin Icon Captiva

This breakout session will provide insight into community pharmacy collaboration with Accountable Care Organizations (ACO).

Kristina Lunner, Principal, Leavitt Partners

12:15PM - 1:00PM

General

Lunch

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

1:00PM - 2:00PM

General Session

Pharmaceutical Trends, Issues & Forecasts

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

This session will provide an analysis of the most up-to-date industry data and highlight the pharmaceutical trends, issues, and forecasts in demographic sales and markets for 2020 and beyond.

Doug Long, Vice President of Industry Relations, IQVIA Scott Biggs, Director of Supplier Services, IQVIA

2:00PM - 3:00PM

General Session

The Shift to Value-Based Incentive Programs

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

Explore current trends in value-based care, the importance of collaboration within the evolving healthcare landscape, and the impact of the integration of community pharmacy into incentive-based programs.

Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, and PhD, Executive Director, CPESN USA, LLC

3:00PM - 3:15PM

General

Refreshment Break

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Supported by PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Insight Session

Pharmacy Reimbursement

Location Pin Icon Blue Heron

Topics addressed will include legislative and regulatory proposals to end abusive DIR fees and improve pharmacy reimbursement in Medicaid and other government programs as well as the private marketplace.

Don Bell, Senior Vice President, Health Policy and General Counsel, National Association of Chain Drug Stores Tom O’Donnell, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs & Public Policy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Insight Session

Transformation in Chain Pharmacies

Location Pin Icon Great Egret

As we reflect on where chain pharmacies were in 2010 and look at how our industry has evolved over the past decade, what are the transformational drivers that will shape how our industry will look in 2030? In this roundtable dialogue we will begin to identify these drivers.

Evan Gutoff, Partner, Kearney

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Insight Session

The Shift to Value-Based Incentive Programs - Part II

Location Pin Icon Captiva

Industry experts will share the future of value-based care and how pharmacies can prepare for these changes. This breakout session will explore strategies for implementing value-based care programs in community pharmacy.

Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, and PhD, Executive Director, CPESN USA, LLC

5:30PM - 6:30PM

General

NACDS Reception

Location Pin Icon Belvedere Terrace

7:30AM - 8:00AM

General

Breakfast

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

7:30AM - 5:30PM

General

Registration/Cyber Stations

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

8:00AM - 9:00AM

General Session

Impacts and Opportunities from the Evolving Consumer Data Landscape

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

Growing consumer awareness of the value of personal data, regulatory decisions clarifying data ownership, and the inability of business to craft meaningful personalization have opened the door for a consumer agent empowered by consumers to secure adequate compensation for their data. This new reality unlocks opportunities while also adding to the risk if not actively managed. This session will combine results from Kearney’s proprietary consumer survey with industry perspectives to challenge our default beliefs about the role of consumer data in marketing

Wade BJubrey, Manager, Kearney Todd Huseby, Partner, Kearney

9:00AM - 9:45AM

General Session

How to Get Your Share of “The Big Business of WELL"

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

Is your company ready to compete in the new era of WELL? This fast transforming world of healthcare, selfcare and wellcare is bearing down fast as shoppers boldly take charge, changing the dynamics of your business at record speed – regardless of the business you’re in.

Wendy Liebmann, Founder, CEO & Chief Shopper, WSL Strategic Retail

9:45AM - 10:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Supported by PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

10:00AM - 10:45AM

General Session

Employment & Labor Law Update: What You Need To Know

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

Minimize your risks with litigation and get the latest updates on Employment and Labor Law so you can run an efficient operation.

Deborah Kelly, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

10:45AM - 11:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom Foyer

Supported by PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

11:00AM - 11:45AM

Insight Session

Employment & Labor Law Update - Part II

Location Pin Icon Captiva

Join us for a smaller group discussion to further explore in-depth your topics and questions.

Deborah Kelly, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

11:45AM - 12:30PM

General

Lunch

Location Pin Icon Calusa Terrace

12:30PM - 5:30PM

General

One-to-One Business Conferences

Location Pin Icon Calusa Ballroom

Appointment-driven one-to-one business meetings between chain executives and key supplier trading partners set the stage for developing profitable marketing ideas and strengthening existing relationships.

7:00PM - 9:00PM

General

NACDS Sunset Party

Location Pin Icon Royal Palm Courtyard

Conclude Regional Chain by connecting with new and existing business partners while enjoying a grand assortment of cuisine prepared throughout the evening.