3 Best Ways to Get the Most Out of the NASP Conference

Conference season can be a whirlwind and sometimes attendees are unable to do everything they had hoped to. SPT has compiled a list of how to get the most out of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy conference.

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) annual meeting gathers specialty pharmacists from all over the country in Washington, DC, from September 26 through the 28, 2016. It features 30 educational sessions, and 8 hours of exhibit and networking time to ensure those who attend have the most beneficial experience as possible.

For those in attendance next week, here is how you can get the greatest benefit from your time at the NASP conference.

  • Take advantage of NASP conference meeting opportunities

CEOs, pharmacy directors, chief pharmacy officers, consultants, and other management level individuals from specialty pharmacy, come from all over the country to attend the NASP conference. The exhibit hall would be a great way to demonstrate your company’s innovative services and products. Furthermore, it provides the opportunity to meet with decision makers in the specialty pharmacy landscape, expand business opportunities with existing customers, and establish strategic partnerships. Overall, this a good opportunity for companies to network with the leaders of specialty pharmacy.

  • Download the 2016 NASP Annual Meeting mobile app

Sponsored by Avella, this new app is designed to help those in attendance get the most out of the conference by allowing attendees to stay connected with each other, as well as to industry trends. Through the app, conference goers can create a profile and connect with others at the conference; view the full conference schedule; learn more about the speakers, panelists, and moderators; navigate the Washington, DC area, as well as the Omni Shoreham Hotel; and receive instant notifications and updates related to the conference. Additionally, the app allows attendees to post their comments on various panels, rate and review speakers, and share photos. The app is currently available now.

  • Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference

For the first time, NASP is offering an annual Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference on September 26, 2016, and will be held in conjunction with the NASP Annual Meeting & Expo. The conference is intended for the general counsel and in-house counsel for regional and national specialty pharmacies, practicing attorneys in health care law, compliance officers or executives in specialty pharmacies, or other settings concerned with the regulatory and legal aspects of operating a specialty pharmacy. Topics that will be discussed include employment law, transactions, legal and regulatory aspects of compounding, compliance, provider networks, state pharmacy licensure, and the capstone topic “CMS Opportunities and Challenges for Specialty Pharmacy.” These sessions will offer CLE credit.