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Annual Meeting

IPA Annual Meeting

IPA Annual Meeting
June 20-21, 2024
Coralville, IA
Hyatt Regency Coralville Hotel & Conference Center
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Celebrate Professional Achievements in Iowa Pharmacy at IPA Annual Meeting!

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 and set policy, share innovative ideas, and make meaningful connections with colleagues and pharmacy leaders. This June, plan to:
  • Take an active role in setting policy that will steer association action.
  • Hear and share innovative ideas to implement at your practice.
  • Build your network and connect with like-minded colleagues.
  • Find new opportunities for collaboration and practice advancement.
  • Recharge and leave invigorated to better serve your patients.


Agenda at a Glance

(Subject to change)

Pre-Meeting Opportunities:

2024 Leadership Dinner(by invitation) – Wednesday, June 19

 Thursday, June 20, 2024
8:00-8:50 AM
Registration + Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall, Poster Presentations & Committee Conversations
PharmTech Bridges: Idea Sharing Symposium for Building Pharmacy Technician Career Lattices
8:50-9:00 AM Welcome
9:00-10:00 AM
Keynote – Q&A with Michael Hogue, APhA CEO, Michael Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, FFIP
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • ​Speaker’s Address
  • ​Report of Policy Committee on Public Affairs
12:00-12:30 PM
Exhibit Hall & Poster Presentations
12:30-1:45 PM
Leadership Luncheon
  • President's Report
  • IPA President Installation
  • Board Installation
  • Recognition of Outgoing IPA & IPA Foundation Board
1:45-3:00 PM
Exhibit Hall, Poster Presentations & Residency Showcase
3:00-5:00 PM
3:30-5:00 PM Reverse Exhibit
6:00-7:00 PM
7:00-9:30 PM
9:30-10:30 PM
IPA Foundation Silent Auction & Dessert Reception
 Friday, June 21, 2024
7:00 AM
2024 STEP, CYCLE, SWING Kick-off
8:00-9:00 AM
Industry Symposium Breakfast
9:15-10:30 AM Resident Research Presentations
10:30-10:45 AM Break
10:45-11:45 AM Keynote  How Did My Tuesday Change? The Direct Effect Policymakers and the Courts Have on Your Day-to-Day Professional Life, Mark Boesen, PharmD, JD
11:45 AM-12:45 PM Industry Symposium Lunch
12:45-1:00 PM
1:00-3:00 PM
  • Report of Policy Committee on Professional Affairs
  • Consideration of New Business
  • Vice Speaker Election
  • Poster Presentation Award
3:00 PM Adjourn


House of Delegates

The House of Delegates is IPA’s policy-making body and is composed of members from across the state. The House acts on policy recommendations brought to it by standing committees and individual delegates. Three House sessions will be held this year, starting with Session I (Virtual) on Tuesday, June 4 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

2024 Policy Topics:
  • Importation of Medications Due to Drug Shortages
  • Pharmacy Deserts and Pharmacy Coverage
  • Alternative Payment Models Including Cost-Plus Pricing 
  • Difficult to Compound Drug Products

2024 Keynotes

Q&A with Michael Hogue, APhA CEO
Michael Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, FFIP
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

How Did My Tuesday Change? The Direct Effect Policymakers and the Courts Have on Your Day-to-Day Professional Life
Mark Boesen, PharmD, JD
Pharmacist, Founding Partner, Boesen & Snow Law


Whova App

During the Annual Meeting, IPA will utilize the Whova meeting app. Please make sure you can log in to Whova before the start of the meeting. Accessible on both a desktop computer and mobile device, attendees can:

  • View the agenda and session details
  • Review speaker bios
  • Direct message with other attendees and IPA staff
  • Schedule meet-ups with exhibitors
  • Take part in Community Board discussions
  • And MORE!
Download on the App Store | Google Play

Poster Presentations

The IPA Foundation Poster Presentation session demonstrates the latest innovations to advance the practice of pharmacy in Iowa. Click here to sign up to present your poster at the 2024 IPA Annual Meeting.

Click here to view previous Poster Presentation winners.

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Resident Presentations

At the 2024 Annual Meeting, Iowa pharmacy residents and fellows will present their research projects from 3:00-5:00 PM on Thursday and 8:30-10:30 AM on Friday. Stop by to learn and support our state’s newest practitioners!

President’s Reception & Annual Awards Banquet

At the 2024 Annual Meeting, toast to incoming IPA President Jim Hoehns and celebrate achievements in Iowa pharmacy! In addition to IPA Professional Awards, 50-Year Pharmacist Anniversary awards and the Bowl of Hygeia will be presented during the Annual Banquet.

IPA Awards

The Iowa Pharmacy Association takes great pride in recognizing individuals for their contributions of leadership, patient care, professional involvement, and public service. These awards serve to capture Iowa pharmacy’s spirit of service and its culture of professionalism. 2024 IPA  Professional Awards will be presented during the Annual Banquet Thursday evening.

Silent Auction

If you would like to donate to the IPA Foundation Silent Auction, please email Laura Miller at with a short description and approximate value of the item(s) you plan to donate.

You can also let IPA do the shopping for you! IPA accepts monetary donations to purchase items to create auction baskets. Donations can be made in the amounts of $100, $250 or $500, and all donors will be recognized.

Bidding for the 2024 Silent Auction will open on Tuesday, June 4
online and via mobile app.

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Continuing Education

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Service Opportunity

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Bring your company in front of Iowas pharmacy professionals during IPA Annual Meeting! View the 2024 Sponsorship Prospectus. Contact Kellie Staiert at for more information.

Suitcasing is strictly prohibited at IPA Annual Meeting. See IPA’s anti-suitcasing policy.


Thank You 2023 Sponsors