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Cedar Rapids Marriott, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
NEW Weekday Format!
NEW Poster Presentations and Innovation Forums!
CELEBRATING 20 Years of 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 new Thursday-Friday format this year, you can enjoy all of Annual Meeting and have still your whole weekend ahead of you. With this year’s revamped agenda, you can:
- 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
LodgingThe Cedar Rapids Marriott is currently sold out for 6/19 and 6/20. Please contact Alyssa Woodbury, 319-491-9842, at the Marriott to be added to a waitlist in case of cancellations. You will need to identify that you are with the Iowa Pharmacy Association.
Area hotels include: Holiday Inn Express Cedar Rapids (Collins Rd), Hampton Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids - North, La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cedar Rapids, Homewood Suites by Hilton Cedar Rapids - North, and Quality Inn at Collins Road.
NEW! Agenda at a GlanceWith the move to a Thursday-Friday schedule, the Annual Meeting agenda has been revamped. Full details will be available soon. (Click links for details)
|Thursday, June 20, 2019|
|9:00 am-Noon||House of Delegates: Session 1
Keynote: ASHP & APhA Presidential Panel
|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 21, 2019|
|6:30 am||Fun Run|
|8:00-9:00 am||Breakfast Keynote:
Matt Hosford, PharmD,
Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
|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 - 20 Years Unified Celebration Panel|
|1:15-3:30 pm||House of Delegates: Session 2|
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, 2019.
In 2019, IPA is celebrating 20 years representing the profession in Iowa as a unified association. Throughout the meeting, you will have the opportunity to hear how the Iowa Pharmacists Association and the Iowa Society of Health-System Pharmacists united in 1999 and the impact of this collaborative model on the profession.
awards throughout the weekend. See the full Annual Meeting agenda (coming soon) for details.
If you or your pharmacy would like to donate to the silent auction, please contact Laura 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 Laura prior to June 1. CPE information and the webinars are available here.