June-September 2013 Meetings

Specialty Pharmacy Times, May/June 2013, Volume 4, Issue 3

JUNE

CBI’s 6th Summit on Managed Care Market Strategies

June 19-20, 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Meeting Highlights: Specialty pharmacists looking to work more effectively with payers and get reimbursed for specialty products should attend this meeting. Case studies and information about leveraging comparative effectiveness research and health economics outcome research data will be included in these sessions.

Register: http://www.cbinet.com/managedcare# .UUoMJlcTTKd

DIA 2013 Annual Meeting

June 23-27, 2013

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Boston, MA

Meeting Highlights: Tutorials will center around comparative effectiveness research, translational medicine, regulatory affairs for biologics, the selection of end points in clinical trials, the role of emerging markets, pharmacovigilance, personalized therapies in rare disease, biomarkers, biosimilars, rare disease and orphan products, antibody drug conjugates, and the science of compliance.

Register: http://www.diahome.org/en/FlagshipMeetings/DIA2013.aspx

JULY

CBI’s Orphan Drug Innovation Summit 2013

July 17-18, 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Meeting Highlights: Sessions of this summit will focus on issues surrounding orphan drugs, their pricing and reimbursement, emerging regulatory policies regarding their release, and development through collaborations between pharmaceutical companies, the patient community, and government agencies.

Register: http://www.cbinet.com/conference/ pc13190#.UUobw1cTTKc

6th Annual Congress on Access Programs for Investigational and Pre-Launch Drugs

July 17-18, 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Meeting Highlights: This program is perfect for those currently working on the design and execution of drug access management programs.

Register: http://www.cbinet.com/conference/ pc13193#.UZErksoTTKc

AUGUST

NACDS Total Store Expo

August 10-13, 2013

Sands Expo and Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada

Meeting Highlights: Innovative strategies to engage patients through gaming and mobile pharmacy solutions will be discussed here. An industry round table hosted by a network of female executives called “Strategies for Harnessing the Power of Female Talent” is a notable addition to this year’s agenda.

Register: http://tse.nacds.org/

Reimbursement and Access 2013

August 13-14, 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Meeting Highlights: Attendees may choose between 2 tracks at this conference: the first track focuses on the changes in reimbursement policies as they relate to the Affordable Care Act and health insurance exchanges, whereas the other track discusses regional requirements and strategies for global market access. A special in-conference workshop will also cover comparative effectiveness research.

Register: http://www.cbinet.com/conference/ pc13055#.UZEnZ8oTTKc

The National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference

August 21-23, 2013

The Washington Hilton Washington, DC

Meeting Highlights: Pharmacy preceptors will meet to learn practical tips about balancing precepting with other duties, teaching across generational gaps, motivating and challenging preceptees, and remediating poor performers.

Register: http://www.ashp.org/preceptors13

SEPTEMBER

3rd Annual Forum on Strategic Distribution Planning for Specialty Products

September 20-21, 2013

Hilton Hotel East Brunswick, NJ

Meeting Highlights: Participants will learn to evaluate the benefits of open, limited, and closed distribution networks, explore opportunities to enhance e-prescribing as it relates to specialty pharmaceuticals, and develop measures to determine contract performance.

Register: http://www.cbinet.com/conference/ pc12131#.UUnQiVcTTKc