The Specialty Pharma Association's 2015 Annual Conference.
April 21 - 23rd, 2015 at The Grove Park Inn in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina.
A wonderful Conference venue including Opening and Closing Receptions, a Golf Tournament, Keynote and Guest Speakers, Vendor Displays and ample Networking Opportunities for all attendees.
2015 ANNUAL PHARMA CONFERENCE AGENDA
APRIL 21-23, 2015
The Grove Park Inn - Asheville, North Carolina
Tuesday, April 21
4:00 pm - Registration opens
4:45 pm – Welcome
5:00 pm – Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dale Henry - Motivational Speaker - Your Best Unlimited - Skyline Room
6:00-8:00 pm – Opening Reception on The Grove Park Inn's
Mountain View Terrace
Wednesday, April 22
7:00 am – Breakfast
8:00 am – Welcome - Wilson Room
8:15 am – Evolution of Pharma 3.0: The Forces of Change That Will Actually Force Change - Dave DeMarco, Ph.D. – Partner, Northeast Life Sciences Leader - Ernst & Young Global Life Sciences
9:15 am – Networking Break
9:45 am – The U.S. Pharmaceutical Market: What’s In? What’s Out? What’s Ahead? - Doug Long - Vice President, Industry Relations – IMS Health, Inc.
10:45am – Networking Break
11:00am – Will Garvin, Esq. – Shareholder - and Carrie G. Amezcua - Associate - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.
12:00 Noon – Adjourn for Wednesday
1:30 pm – Golf Tournament – The Grove Park Inn Golf Course
Spa Afternoon for non-golfers at The Grove Park Inn Spa
Spa Appointments are available by contacting 800-438-5800
Thursday, April 23
7:00 am – Breakfast - Wilson Room
8:00 am – More Than Medicine - Dave Vorhoff – Managing Director – and Douglas J. Bolt - Senior Vice President - Deloitte Corporate Finance
9:00 am – Networking Break
9:30 am – Legislative and Regulatory Overview - Traceability Implementation, Controlled Substances Regulation and Take Back Policies - Kristen L. Freitas – Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs – Healthcare Distribution Management Association
10:30 am – Networking Break
10:45 am – It's Not Your Father's Health Care System: The Role of the Pharmacist in New Delivery Models - Matthew Osterhaus, BSPharm, FASCP, FAPhA - Immediate Past President - The American Pharmacists Association and Owner of Osterhaus Pharmacy
11:45 am - Networking Break
12:00 Noon – Plated Lunch on The Grove Park Inn's Vanderbilt Terrace
1:30 pm – The Science of Engagement Through The Birkman Method Assessment - Mark Wickliffe - Vice President Sales - Birkman International, Inc.
2:30 pm – Networking Break
2:45 pm – Pharmaceutical Compliance Challenges - Deb Segura - Executive Director - The PDMA Alliance Inc.
3:45 pm – Networking Break
4:00 pm – Regulatory Update – Will Garvin, Esq. –Shareholder –Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.
5:00 pm – Conference Adjourn & Drawing for Free IPad!
5:00-6:30 pm – Closing Reception at The Grove Park Inn