HMMC Fall Conference: Insights & Information
Where Manufacturers come to Learn, Network & Succeed!
November 6-8, 2018
Please join us at our fall “Insights & Information” conference being held at The Peabody in Memphis, TN on November 6-8, 2018.
Our content-rich program will arm you with information to help chart your 2019 business and activities as we hear from industry leaders on essential and relevant topics.
- Hyper-Growth During Hyper-Chaotic Times – Joe Walsh, Coach, Educator & Advisor, Supply Chain Sherpas, LLC
- Key Trends in the US Healthcare Market – Ryan Evans, Sr. Partner, The Brooks Group, Inc.
- Supply Chain Strategy: Distribution, GPO, IDN, and Beyond – John Pritchard, President, Share Moving Media
- Amazon Healthcare Today and Tomorrow – Jay Ross, Manager, Vendor Management, Amazon
- The Power of Meaningful Use of Social Media – Jan Beery, CEO, KBK Communications; Brian Bagdasarian, Hubspot
- Gray Market/Diverted Product: The Redirection of Authentic Product to Unauthorized Distribution Channels – Larry Chiappetta, President, Chiappetta Consulting Group
HMMC is committed to help you Learn, Network & Succeed
12:00 – 3:00 PM: Board Meeting
3:15 – 5:00 PM: Committee Meetings – New Members Welcome!
6:30 – 7:15 PM: Welcome Reception
7:30 – 9:00 PM: Opening Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 AM: Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 AM: Welcome to the 2018 Fall Manufacturers Executive Conference
8:15 – 9:30 AM: Key Trends in the US Healthcare Market – Ryan Evans, Sr. Partner, The Brooks Group, Inc.
This presentation will equip you with current trends, market drivers, implications & responses to ensure you are competent & confident to operate & deliver on established business objectives in 2019 & beyond.
9:30 – 10:00 AM: Break
10:00 – 11:30 AM: Hyper-Growth During Hyper-Chaotic Times – Joe Walsh, Coach, Educator & Advisor, Supply Chain Sherpas, LLC
This session will educate you about the broad range of emerging disruptors across the entire healthcare value chain. Hint: the list includes more than Amazon. Revolutionary technology also will fundamentally change HOW we do nearly every part of our work. Learn how to translate this awareness into actionable insights for your organization.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Mercy Ships Charity Overview – Jackie Abbott, Mercy Ships
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 PM: Networking Activity
1:30 – 3:00 PM: The Power of Meaningful Use of Social Media – Jan Beery, CEO, KBK Communications; Brian Bagdasarian, Hubspot
3:00 – 3:30 PM: Break
3:30 – 5:00 PM: Gray Market/Diverted Product: The Redirection of Authentic Product to Unauthorized Distribution Channels – Larry Chiappetta, President, Chiappetta Consulting Group
Larry will focus on U.S. distribution of medical-surgical products and how it ends up on the shelves of unauthorized distributors-Alternative Supply Vendors (ASV’s). The session will cover the potential impact the secondary market can have on product integrity, patient safety, manufactures’ reputation and the financial implications for manufactures and distributors.
6:00 – 9:00 PM: Evening Networking Event – Rock n Soul Museum
7:00 – 8:00 AM: Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 AM: Business Meeting & Update to Membership
8:30 – 9:45 AM: Amazon Healthcare Today and Tomorrow – Jay Ross, Manager, Vendor Management, Amazon
With all the change in healthcare and Amazon being extremely active in the membership would like to continue to learn how you are continuously evolving, how it impacts them and how / why they should get involved.
9:45 – 10:15 AM: Break
10:15 – 11:30 AM: Supply Chain Strategy: Distribution, GPO, IDN, and Beyond – John Pritchard, President, Share Moving Media
John Pritchard will moderate a panel with and IDN Supply Chain Leader, GPO Representative, Distribution Executive. In this discussion they will explore the trends and drivers explored earlier in the HMMC program.
11:30 – 11:45 AM: HMMC Closing Comments and Vision
11:45 AM: Adjournment
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Memphis, TN, 38103, US
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