Supply Chain Visibility Conference

Join Us In 2020 — Registration Opens Fall 2019

How Can Healthcare Companies Improve Demand Planning?

This unique new working conference brings manufacturers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and providers together to discuss ways to work together better to ensure product availability, improve forecasting, and better support patient care. Join us at the HIDA Supply Chain Visibility Conference!

Previous Speakers

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Opening General Session:

Don’t Just Manage The Process – Lead Change!

Keynote Presenter:
Steve McClatchy
New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Mike Gilliland
Demand Planning Expert

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Russell Royer
Loma Linda University Medical Center

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Doug Heywood
Ron Denton & Assoc.

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Lana Makhanik
VUEMED


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Michelle Clouse
Concordance

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Steve Kiewiet
Intalere

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Ron Collins
UT Medical Center

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Graeme Dykes
Supply Chain Risk Management Solutions

Conference Highlights

  • What true “visibility” in the healthcare supply chain requires from trading partners, and how it impacts total costs for all stakeholders
  • How to improve demand signals so manufacturers receive the information required to produce the product quantities that are needed, without waste or shortages
  • What supply chain partners must do to prepare for and respond to hurricanes and public health events
  • Why it’s critical to gain better real-time understanding of consumption, expirations, back orders, and other factors impacting demand, and how to do it

Who Should Attend

  • Supply chain professionals, demand planners and forecasters, operations leaders, inventory management professionals, S&OP professionals, strategic/national accounts leaders
  • Manufacturers, distributors, health system supply chain leaders, group purchasing organizations (GPOs), and IT/solutions providers
  • Anyone else interested in improving demand visibility, forecasting, and inventory availability in the healthcare supply chain

...And Why

  • Connect with other professionals facing the same visibility and inventory availability challenges you are
  • Share ideas and experiences on what’s working and what’s not
  • Guide a new industry initiative to increase visibility and reduce shortages, disruptions, and waste in the supply chain
  • Network with healthcare provider leaders and supply chain partners
  • Take home ideas for improving your company’s supply chain practices

Event Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gain visibility to more than 300 conference participants at three concurrent events focusing on e-commerce capabilities, contract efficiency and demand planning.

Back of Badges Sponsor - $2,500

Nightly Schedule of Events Email Sponsor -  $3,000

Education Session Sponsor -  $3,500

Reception Sponsor - $4,500

Exhibit Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor - $15,000 (member only)
Includes three registrations, exhibit table, session introduction, sponsor materials in attendee handout packet; and recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.

Sponsor - $5,900 (member) | $9,900 (non-member)
Includes two registrations, exhibit table, recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.

Supporter - $2,750 (member) | $6,500 (non-member)
Includes one registration, exhibit table, recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.



Sponsorship Contact:

Julie Berry»
Director, Conferences & Sponsorship Sales
703-838-6103

Event Contact:

David Forbes»
Program Director for the Healthcare Supply Chain Collaborative
703-838-6110