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2019
Print Schedule

12:00PM - 6:30PM

General

Registration / Cyber Stations

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By IQVIA

4:30PM - 5:00PM

General

First-Timers’ Orientation

Gulfstream 2

6:00PM - 10:30PM

General

Kick-Off Party

Ponce de Leon 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

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

7:30AM - 5:00PM

General

Registration / Cyber Stations

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By IQVIA

8:00AM - 9:00AM

General Session

Opening General Session

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

Hear the latest developments in pharmacy and retail trends from NACDS leadership.

Rebecca Bubel, RPh, Sr. Director of Store Operations, Kinney Drugs, Inc. Mark Panzer, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy and Health & Wellness, Albertsons Companies Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, President & CEO, National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Supported By Centor

9:00AM - 9:45AM

General Session

NACDS on Your Side

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

This session is designed to provide timely and relevant information to adapt and manage today's community pharmacy and retail marketplace.

9:45AM - 10:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

10:00AM - 10:45AM

General Session

From Volume to Value: Implementing Change in our Healthcare System

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

This session provides an overview of value-based pharmacy services, including ongoing evaluation projects and strategic insights into building out such programs in regional chain pharmacies. Learn more about the exciting potential of these emerging, modernized payment structures.

10:45AM - 11:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Insight Session

The Future of Supply Chain Compliance for Pharmacies

Gulfstream 1 & 2

This session focuses on the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, which outlines steps to build an electronic, interoperable system to identify and trace certain prescription drugs as they are distributed, and what pharmacies need to consider for compliance.

Brian Files, Principal, BBF & Associates

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Insight Session

Q & A: Value-Based Care

Gulfstream 3

This session is an opportunity for a small group discussion as a follow-up to the General Session. Join in for further discussion on value-based payment models and specific expectations for pharmacy.

12:15PM - 1:00PM

General

Lunch

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

1:00PM - 2:00PM

General Session

Pharmaceutical Trends, Issues and Forecasts

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

Programming designed to provide timely and relevant information enabling attendees to adapt and manage today's community pharmacy.

Sarah Keefer, Thought Leadership Manager, IQVIA Doug Long, Vice President of Industry Relations, IQVIA
Supported By Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.

2:00PM - 3:00PM

General Session

Destination Retailing: Getting the Customer Off Their Couch and Into Your Store

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

People always have—and always will—desire physical, sensory experiences, and the human connections that only brick and mortar stores can provide. But today's ‘born again shopper’ has an entirely new set of expectations. Your brand has to be more than a promise—it has to be an experience that stands apart uniquely. This session will explore what shoppers secretly crave, the 7 necessary steps to give it to them, and how to use them effectively to make your store a happy habit.

Laura Davis-Taylor, Co-Founder, HighStreet Collective Ed King, Co-Founder, HighStreet Collective

3:00PM - 3:15PM

General

Refreshment Break

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Insight Session

Improve Patient Care, Improve Your Business – An Example of a Pay-for-Performance Model

Gulfstream 3

While traditional pharmacy payment models do little to incentivize optimized medication therapy and improved patient outcomes, new payment models look to close that gap. This session will highlight an exemplary payment model focused on high-priority patient care initiatives, which deploy health plan partnership, technology, and high-touch patient interactions.

Jim Cox, RPh., Director of Pharmacy, Coborn's, Incorporated Jason Miller, Clinical Program Manager, Coborn’s, Inc.

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Insight Session

Q & A: Pharmaceutical Trends, Issues, and Forecasts - Part II

Gulfstream 1 & 2

This session is an opportunity for a small group discussion as a follow-up to the General Session. Join in for further discussion on the most up-to-date data that inform industry forecasts, and directly impact the community pharmacy sector.

Sarah Keefer, Thought Leadership Manager, IQVIA Doug Long, Vice President of Industry Relations, IQVIA

5:30PM - 6:30PM

General

NACDS Reception

Front Lawn

7:30AM - 8:00AM

General

Breakfast

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer

7:30AM - 5:30PM

General

Registration / Cyber Stations

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By IQVIA

8:00AM - 9:00AM

General Session

Winning in Tomorrow's Retail

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

In the coming decade a number of high-impact, highly unpredictable forces have the potential to reshape US healthcare market. What are the implications for regional pharmacy chains? For suppliers of Health & Wellness products and services?

Todd Huseby, Partner, Lead of Digital Business Practice for the Americas, A.T. Kearney

9:00AM - 9:45AM

General Session

Emerging Disruptive Transformation in Retail

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

We welcome Brian Owens of Kantar Consulting back to share his thoughts on the current retail landscape, the short and long-term impacts the Amazon acquisition of Pillpack will have on retail pharmacy, the prospects of medical marijuana in retail pharmacy and the lessons being learned in Canada and the changing consumer values.

Brian Owens, MBA, Lead, Syndicated Research, Kantar Retail

9:45AM - 10:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

10:00AM - 10:45AM

General Session

Employment Law Update: What's New and What to Worry About

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

Deborah Kelly returns to provide attendees with the latest employment law updates and what you need to know.

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

10:45AM - 11:00AM

General

Refreshment Break

Ponce de Leon Ballroom Foyer
Supported By PDX-NHIN-Rx.com

11:00AM - 11:45AM

Insight Session

Diabetes Management & Prevention: What’s New?

Gulfstream 3

This session highlights innovations in diabetes management services and diabetes prevention programs. Increasingly, patients turn to their pharmacy to provide them with diabetes care and preventive support. Among other topics, this session will also cover pharmacy engagement in the National Diabetes Prevention Program.

11:45AM - 12:30PM

General

Lunch

Mediterranean Ballroom

12:30PM - 5:30PM

General

One-to-One Business Conferences

Ponce de Leon Ballroom

7:00PM - 9:00PM

General

NACDS Sunset Party

The Beach Club

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