March/April 2013 Meetings
HDMA Distribution Management Conference (DMC) and Technology Expo
March 3-6, 2013
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel
Meeting Highlights: Co-hosted with the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (IFPW), this event is designed for health care supply chain executives and technology professionals. Topics include logistics and operational advances, current and emerging technology solutions, and legislative and regulatory changes.
CBI’s 8th Summit on Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics
March 5-6, 2013
Meeting Highlights: This summit will provide an assessment of market access, strategies for effective commercialization, and options for interchangeability of biosimilars. Follow-on biologics will be discussed, including reimbursement strategies and patient safety.
The World Congress Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement
March 14-15, 2013
Meeting Highlights: At this World Congress, share practical strategies and initiatives regarding new intervention innovations, patient buy-in, adherence programs from the payer’s perspective, strategies to better promote patient adherence, patient advocacy groups, and ways to predict patient nonadherence.
CBI’s 4th Annual Risk-Sharing and Innovative Contracting Models for Bio/Pharmaceuticals
March 21-22, 2013
Meeting Highlights: This meeting provides updates for pharma and biotech manufacturers about entering into risk-sharing agreements, employing metrics to better evaluate drug performance, and adopting patient-centric approaches for improving adherence.
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association’s PBM Summit
March 25-26, 2013
Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
Meeting Highlights: This summit will offer solutions to the strategic challenges and opportunities facing the pharmaceutical supply chain. It is an educational and networking event for senior executives from PBMs and specialty pharmacy, payers, and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association’s Specialty Pharmacy Business Forum
March 26-28, 2013
Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
Meeting Highlights: More than 1000 executives, specialty pharmacists, wholesalers and distributors, and account managers from the pharmaceutical and biotech industries convene to address the most current and important topics impacting the industry.
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s (AMCP’s) 25th Annual Meeting & Expo
April 3-5, 2013
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California
Meeting Highlights: Pharmacy professionals can meet at AMCP’s largest meeting of the year as the organization celebrates 25 years. AMCP’s new interactive smartphone and tablet app provides attendees with session and event schedules, a listing of exhibitors, and social media interaction.
10th Annual World Health Care Conference
April 8-10, 2013
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center National Harbor, Maryland
Meeting Highlights: This year’s gathering will feature a wide variety of breakout industry executive summits, such as the 10th Annual Life Sciences Summit, the 2nd Annual Mergers and Acquisitions in Health Care, and the Inaugural Network and Contract Management Summit for Payers and Providers.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting
April 20-23, 2013
Palm Beach, Florida
Meeting Highlights: This meeting consists of 2 formal business programs featuring business experts, industry panels and speakers, and numerous opportunities to meet and discuss strategic issues with key trading partners through strategic exchange appointments.