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Sunday
January 29, 2023

12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

General

Registration/Cyber Stations

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

General

First-Timers’ Orientation

Magnolia

First-Time Attendees

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

General

Welcome Reception

Portico Patio

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

Monday
January 30, 2023

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

General

Breakfast

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

General

Registration/Cyber Stations

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

General Sessions

Opening General Session

Grand Cypress Ballroom

Join the conference chair and the NACDS leadership as they present on the state of the industry and other relevant business and policy initiatives. NACDS is pressing on three important fronts. The Association is advancing long-standing priorities of pharmacy reimbursement and pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) reform. It is sustaining and enhancing broadened pharmacy services post-pandemic. And it is focused on ensuring present and future value for chain and supplier members through a vigorous health and wellness focus. Join NACDS leaders for a conversation on where it's all headed.

Justin Heiser, PharmD, Chief Operating Officer, Thrifty White Pharmacy and 2023 Regional Chain Conference Chair

Steven C. Anderson, FASAE, CAE, IOM, President & CEO, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Brian Nightengale, RPh, PhD, President, Good Neighbor Pharmacy and NACDS Chair

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

General Sessions

Advancing Value-Based Care and Healthcare Transformation

Grand Cypress Ballroom

The CMS Innovation Center’s refreshed strategy focuses on moving the delivery system toward meaningful transformation--emphasizing equity, payment based on value to the patient, and person-centered care that meets people where they are. Over the past year, the Innovation Center has created an actionable roadmap for moving forward and recently released a specialty care strategy that highlights the importance of integrating more providers into value-based care arrangements. Join the Innovation Center’s Purva Rawal for thoughts on how pharmacy aligns with this forward-leaning direction.

Purva Rawal, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer, CMS Innovation Center, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

General

Refreshment Break

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Supported by Cardinal Health, Outcomes

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

General Sessions

Incentivizing What Matters: Transforming Payment Models to Improve Health Outcomes

Grand Cypress Ballroom

Our healthcare system is evolving to prioritize better health and quality of care for all. Especially in the wake of COVID-19, pharmacies continue to make unparalleled impacts on healthcare access and value across communities.

Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy & Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

General

Refreshment Break

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Supported by Cardinal Health, Outcomes

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Insight Sessions

Face-to-Face with Your “One Team”

Grand Cypress Ballroom A

NACDS brings a “One Team” approach to policy, advocacy, and communications. Go deeper from the Opening General Session and discuss the trajectory for priority federal and state issues in 2023 amid shifting political sands.

Michael J. Ayotte, RPh, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy, Transformation and Advocacy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Christie Boutte, PharmD, RPh, Senior Vice President, Reimbursement, Innovation and Advocacy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Chris Krese, Senior Vice President, Congressional Relations & Communications, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Sara Roszak, DrPH, MPH, MA, SVP, Health and Wellness Strategy and Policy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Insight Sessions

Actionable Steps to Boost Sustainability for Clinical Pharmacy Care Services

Grand Cypress Ballroom B

As follow up to the General Session Incentivizing What Matters: Transforming Payment Models to Improve Health Outcomes, this session discussion will provide practical tips to implement and expand opportunities to sustain pharmacy-based clinical care through innovative payment models.

Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy & Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

General

Lunch

Grand Cypress Ballroom

Supported by Cardinal Health, Outcomes

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

General Sessions

2023 Pharmaceutical Trends, Issues and Forecasts

Grand Cypress Ballroom

This session will provide an analysis of the most up-to-date industry data and highlight pharmacy trends, issues, and forecasts in demographic sales and markets for 2023 and beyond.

Doug Long, Vice President of Industry Relations, IQVIA

Scott Biggs, Director of Supplier Services, IQVIA

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

General Sessions

New Year, More Momentum: Insights from the Advocacy Experts

Grand Cypress Ballroom

NACDS’ all-levels and all-branches-of-government advocacy involves modern public affairs tools. Direct advocacy, grassroots, grasstops, public relations, coalitions, polling, and more are aligned to advance a pro-patient and pro-pharmacy agenda. Go inside the “war room” for a discussion on the current state of play.

Greg Black , Co-Founder and Partner, Waypoint Strategies, LLC

Emily A. Katz, Managing Director, Healthcare Practice Chair, Prime Policy Group

Ken Nahigian, Executive Vice President, Policy & Communications, Nahigian Strategies

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

General

Refreshment Break

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Supported by Cardinal Health, Outcomes

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Insight Sessions

State Lens: Innovative State Perspective on Key Pharmacy Issues

Grand Cypress Ballroom A

Hear from a cutting-edge state pharmacy association leader on hot pharmacy topics including PBM reform, the COVID-19 response, medical billing, and payment for pharmacy services.

Anthony Pudlo, PharmD, MBA, Executive Director, Tennessee Pharmacists Association

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Insight Sessions

Staying on Top of DEA Policy Changes and Compliance Developments

Grand Cypress Ballroom B

This session will provide an overview of DEA policy changes and compliance developments relevant to chain pharmacy operations.

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

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

General

NACDS Networking Reception

Portico Patio

Join your industry peers to recap on the day's sessions and make new connections.

Supported by McKesson Corporation

Tuesday
January 31, 2023

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

General

Breakfast

Grand Cypress Ballroom

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

General

Registration/Cyber Stations

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

General Sessions

Social Media Influence Impact on the US Pharmacy and OTC Category Experience

Grand Cypress Ballroom

COVID and social media have accelerated the retailization of healthcare, which has accelerated the pharmacist's influence over more OTC commerce moments. Social media now provides more pharmacists and pharmacy techs with more shopper marketing opportunities to interact and convert more health commerce shopping.

Brian Owens, MBA, Senior Vice President, Commerce Strategy & Inclusive Commerce, VMLY&R COMMERCE

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

General

What’s on Our Mind in 2023

Grand Cypress Ballroom

Consultants spend most of their time listening to clients, understanding their pain points, helping them organize efforts to shape their future. In this session, we will hear from a leading pharmacy industry consultant who will share with us some of the most important topics companies in our industry are discussing and provide perspective on how these topics will frame industry dialogue moving forward.

Todd Huseby, Partner, Americas Consumer Healthcare Lead, Kearney

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

General

Refreshment Break

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Supported by Cardinal Health, Outcomes

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

General Sessions

Employment & Labor Law Update

Grand Cypress Ballroom

Deborah Kelly will provide us with updates on changes in the 2022 workplace as employers and employees adapt to life in year three of Covid and how employers cope with the patchwork of restrictions coupled with offers of travel and lodging benefits and personal choice in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization.

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

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

General

Refreshment Break

Grand Cypress Ballroom Foyer

Cardinal Health, Outcomes

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Insight Sessions

How to Navigate the New Workplace

Grand Cypress Ballroom C

Bring your labor and employment law questions to this roundtable discussion.

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

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Insight Sessions

What the Consumer of 2023 Will Look Like?

Grand Cypress Ballroom A

This roundtable discussion will examine the multi-interest, concerns, and aspirations of today's and tomorrow's consumer.

Todd Huseby, Partner, Americas Consumer Healthcare Lead, Kearney

Brian Owens, MBA, Senior Vice President, Commerce Strategy & Inclusive Commerce, VMLY&R COMMERCE

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

General

Lunch

Grand Cypress Ballroom

Supported by Cardinal Health, Outcomes

12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

General

One-to-One Business Conferences

Regency Hall

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

General

NACDS Sunset Party

Windsong Fountain Lawn

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

NACDS Regoinal - Focus on the Future

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress • Orlando, FL

January 29–31, 2023

The NACDS Regional Chain Conference is a working meeting that offers unique networking opportunities with both your peers and trading partners.

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