Thursday-Friday, June 18-19, 2020
Downtown Des Moines Hilton, Des Moines, Iowa*
Poster Presentations and Innovation Forums!
CELEBRATING Professional Achievements in Iowa Pharmacy!
IPA’s Annual Meeting is the epicenter of pharmacy practice in Iowa. Each year pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists come together from across the state to discuss policy, share innovative ideas, and making meaningful connections with colleagues and pharmacy leaders.
With a Thursday-Friday format again this year, you can enjoy all of Annual Meeting and have still your whole weekend ahead of you. Plan now to:
- Take an active role in setting policy that will steer association action now
- Hear and share innovative ideas to implement at your practice and advance the profession
- Recharge by connecting with like-minded colleagues to build you network and opportunities for collaboration
LodgingHilton Des Moines Downtown
435 Park St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Attached to the Iowa Events Center.
Room block deadline: May 18, 2020
The 2020 Annual Meeting will be held at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown. The hotel, which is located near the Iowa Events Center, is connected to Downtown through the skywalks, providing access to everything downtown Des Moines has to offer. Of course, that's for when your Annual Meeting day is done.
Click here to view a variety of sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 Annual Meeting. Opportunities include a range of sponsorship levels, industry symposium opportunities, and ad space in the 2020 Annual Meeting program.
Agenda at a Glance
|Thursday, June 18, 2020|
|7:30 am||Registration Opens|
|8:00-8:45 am||Breakfast & Industry Symposium|
|9:00 am-Noon||House of Delegates: Session 1
|12:00-2:00 pm||Lunch & Open Networking|
|1:00-2:30 pm||Policy Committee on Professional Affairs|
|2:00-4:00 pm||Innovation & Research Forums|
|3:00-4:30 pm||Policy Committee on Public Affairs|
|5:00-6:00 pm||President’s Reception|
|6:00-8:30 pm||Annual Banquet|
|8:30-10:00 pm||Silent Auction|
|Friday, June 19, 2020|
|6:30 am||Fun Run / Registration Opens|
|7:00-7:45 am||Breakfast & Industry Symposium|
|8:00-9:00 am||Keynote: Iowa’s Managed Care System – A Panel Update from the MCO’s
Iowa Total Care – Mitch Wasden, Plan President & CEO, and Emily Rogers, Pharmacy Director
Amerigroup – invited
|9:00-9:45 am||Meet the Researchers - Poster Session 1|
|9:45-11:15 am||Innovation & Research Forums|
|11:15 am-Noon||Meet the Researchers - Poster Session 2|
|Noon-1:00 pm||Lunch - Speaker TBD|
|1:15-3:30 pm||House of Delegates: Session 2|
|4:00 pm||Adjourn & Pie-in-the-Face|
Posters are judged based on originality and innovation, reproducibility, impact on the profession, presentation and methodology, and the IPA Foundation will present its Poster Presentation Award to the winner at the second session of the IPA House of Delegates on Friday afternoon.
To participate in the poster presentation, submit a poster abstract here by May 31, 2020.
IPA will present its annual awards throughout the weekend. See the full 2020 Annual Meeting agenda for details.
If you or your pharmacy would like to donate to the silent auction, please contact IPA at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide a short description and approximate value (if available) of the item(s) you plan to donate. While items will be accepted up through the week of Annual Meeting, in order to have your item listed in the silent auction catalog, please notify IPA prior to June 1.
*IPA is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. If necessary, IPA plans to conduct a virtual conference for the 2020 Annual Meeting. Stay tuned for updates.