Schedule

Monday

February 8, 2021
General Sessions
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (ET)

NACDS Leadership Update

Hear the latest from NACDS leadership about COVID-19 activities to assist consumers, including vaccine initiatives and other timely and relevant information

Craig Norman, Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, H-E-B and 2021 Regional Chain Chair

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

Rick Keyes, President and CEO, Meijer, Inc., and NACDS Chair

General Sessions
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)

A View from the Front Lines – How our Industry is Improving Healthcare

Learn the latest on the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine, issues, challenges and opportunities.

Kathleen Jaeger, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Care & Patient Advocacy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Lynne Fruth, President & Chairman of the Board, Fruth Pharmacy

Craig Norman, Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, H-E-B and 2021 Regional Chain Chair

General
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)

Virtual Strategic Business Appointments

Don't miss the opportunity to connect with your trading partners to further your collaboration and grow your business. Registrants should contact attendees to schedule these critical meetings.

General Sessions
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Winning with Consumers Post Covid-19

This session will explore consumers' rapidly changing attitudes and preferences as they prioritize their health and wellness expectations post COVID-19.

Laura Bowen, Principle , Kearney

Emily Rowe, Manager, Kearney

Tuesday

February 9, 2021
General Sessions
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (ET)

Pharmaceutical Trends, Issues and Forecasts

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 2021 and beyond.

Doug Long, Vice President of Industry Relations, IQVIA

Scott Biggs, Director of Supplier Services, IQVIA

General Sessions
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)

Leveraging Tomorrow’s Technology Today

COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of change in retail dramatically. The new goal is not how to grow through expansion. Rather it is to grow by being hyper-local. Regional chains are uniquely positioned to take advantage of this opportunity through smart investing in technologies and services. This sessions will highlight the technologies and services that could be considered and how suppliers can better leverage these new investments as we move into the next retail reality.

Brian Owens, MBA, SVP, Commerce Strategy, VMLY&R COMMERCE

General
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)

Virtual Strategic Business Appointments

Don't miss the opportunity to connect with your trading partners to further your collaboration and grow your business. Registrants should contact attendees to schedule these critical meetings.