Washington Summit


HIDA’s Washington Summit gives healthcare supply chain leaders an opportunity to engage in-person with Members of Congress and their staff.

Who’s Attending

Healthcare Distributor And Manufacturer Executives. Please note: This event is by invitation only.

How You’ll Benefit

It has never been more important to proactively engage and educate policy makers on the critical role the supply chain plays in supporting providers, patients and federal partners. This year’s Capitol Hill meetings will focus on key issues impacting our industry, including the reauthorization of the Pandemic And All Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) and the need for a “fast pass” process to expedite medical supplies.

Washington Summit Agenda

* Times and topics subject to change.

Wednesday, June 7

12:00-2:00pm ET
HIDA Lab Council Meeting * Lab Council Members only.

2:30-5:00pm ET
Washington Summit Policy Program

Policy Landscape For Providers: Healthcare providers across the care continuum will be facing a myriad of challenges from reimbursement to workforce issues. Experts will share the policy outlook for providers and provide insights to what your customers are facing.

Chiefs Of Staff Perspective: An Insider's View of Capitol Hill Bipartisan panel that will discuss what will and what will not happen in Congress this year.

Congressional Committee Insights:

Key committee staff will discuss the outlook for must pass legislation such as the Pandemic And All Hazards Preparedness Act.

Presentation of the 2023 Preparedness Policy Award

5:30-6:30pm ET
Washington Summit Opening Reception

Thursday, June 8

7:00-8:00am ET
Breakfast: Sit with Capitol Hill meeting groups and team leaders to prep for the day

8:15am ET
Keynote: Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) (invited)

9:30am-4:00pm ET
Scheduled Capitol Hill Meetings

12:00-5:00pm ET
HIDA Educational Foundation Board Meeting
* Board Members only.

5:30-7:00pm ET
Washington Summit Reception / Pandemic Preparedness Summit Welcome Reception

Preparedness Summit


HIDA’s Preparedness Summit will foster collaboration and communication among healthcare supply chain stakeholders and federal partners. This event is an interactive opportunity to work with federal partners on a path forward after COVID that will develop best practices, protocols and information on supply chain readiness.

Who’s Attending

Healthcare distributor and manufacturer executives, federal partners, and other stakeholders. Please note: This event is by invitation only.

How You’ll Benefit

  • Work with federal partners on supply chain solutions
  • Set priorities for collaborative public-private partnership
  • Develop framework for future pandemic response

Preparedness Summit Agenda

*Times and topics subject to change.

Friday, June 8

7:00am ET
Networking Breakfast

7:50am ET
Opening Keynote
ASPR Senior Leadership

8:30am ET
Panel Discussion: Ramp Up/Ramp Down Supply Chain Monitoring Partnership
Panelists will share the result of work that started at last year’s Preparedness Summit to develop a traffic protocol process to collaboratively monitor the supply chain and communicate the need to ramp- up. The process includes how issues and potential disruptions are flagged and discussed in order to arrive at informed decisions.

9:00am ET
Tabletop Discussions
Tabletop discussions with supply chain executives and federal partners regarding the Ramp-Up/Ramp-Down process and brain storm next steps and pilot tests.

9:45am ET
Case Study: Vertically Integrating To Prepare For Next Pandemic
Demand for critical products skyrocketed overnight during COVID-19. Learn how manufacturers are rethinking their strategies on capacity and upstream needs.

10:15am ET
Tabletop Discussions
Tabletop discussions with supply chain executives and federal partners regarding a case study and applicable takeaways for the industry. Brainstorm on ideas for long- term industrial base sustainability.

11:00am ET
Lightening Round Table Discussion
Roll up your sleeves with commercial and federal partners discussing ideas to provide direction on additional collaborative work.

11:45am-12:30pm ET
Concluding Discussion, Next Steps & Adjourn

Conference Sponsors

Registration & Pricing


Additional Registration Options

  • Call: 231-267-5296
  • Email: registration@hida.org
  • Register By Mail: PDF link to come
  • Registration Fees

    • Invited Member: $799 per person

    Registration Policy

    The HIDA Washington Summit and Preparedness Summit are by invitation only. Invitees include members of the HIDA Board of Directors, HIDA Educational Foundation Board of Directors, HIDA Advisory Councils, Enterprise and Patron-level Foundation Associates, and member distributor leaders.

    Space is limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration forms sent without payment will not be processed. Any photos taken at this event are property of HIDA and can be published without permission in HIDA materials.


    Hyatt Regency On Capitol Hill | Washington, D.C.

    Hyatt Regency Hotel | Washington, D.C.

    Hotel Reservation Information – Book Today To Save!

    Book Online

    To Reserve By Phone: Call 800-233-1234, and please refer to group G-HCDS and identify yourself as being with HIDA to receive the group rate.

    Rate: $329 single/double, plus 14.95% tax and/or $46.69 per night room night occupied

    Hotel Address: 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

    Room Block Cut-Off: May 27, 2022
    After the cut-off date, rooms will be booked on a space-available basis only and room rates are subject to change.

    Hotel Cancellation Policy: Guests must cancel room reservations 72 hours in advance to receive a full refund.

    Contact Information

    Event Contact:

    Kathryn DiBitetto


    Sponsorship Contact:

    Julie Berry
    Senior Director, Conferences and Sponsorships, HIDA