COVID-19 vaccination is required for all who attend in person. National Alliance is partnering with CLEAR Health Pass to provide a seamless way to upload proof of vaccination. The CLEAR registration code will be sent to attendees. For those who are unable to travel, an interactive virtual option is available. Registration fees are the same for virtual and in-person options.

Monday, November 8, 2021
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST)
General Registration Opens
Arlington Ballroom Foyer
 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
Opening Networking Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM (EST)
WORKSHOP #1 - Building Better Benefits: Rethinking Value-based Benefit Design
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Gaye Fortner Kimberly Westrich Paul Fronstin Cindy Dempsey Bruce Sherman
WORKSHOP #2 - Unlocking the Science of Trust to Improve Employee Engagement
Salon I & II
Jan Berger Andrew Federici Lauren Kremer John Flat Eileen Nix
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Break in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
3:00 PM - 4:35 PM (EST)
WORKSHOP #3 - Addressing the Interplay between Mental Health & Obesity
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Margaret Rehayem John Miller Christine Gallagher Domenica Rubino, MD Jenny Goins Ariana Chao
WORKSHOP #4 - Executing High Performance Healthcare: Get your facts. Bust your myths. Transform your market!
Salon I & II
Laurel Pickering Jeffrey Kluever Janet Lucas-Taylor Dave Osterndorf Earl Steinberg
4:35 PM - 4:45 PM (EST)
Break
 
 
 
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM (EST)
Opening Keynote Panel - Addressing Health Equity Together
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Michael Thompson Jessica Brooks Karen Moseley Harold Phillips
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (EST)
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
National Health Leadership Council (NHLC) - Interplay between Access, Affordability and Equity (INVITATION ONLY)
Salon I & II
 
 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (EST)
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM (EST)
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
 
8:05 AM - 9:00 AM (EST)
Opening Keynote - State of the Union 2021: A Generational Opportunity to Reshape the Industry
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Ford Koles
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM (EST)
General Session - Collaborating to Scale Delivery & Payment Reform
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Hemi Tewarson Cheryl DeMars Larry McNeely Ceci Connolly Linda Brady
9:50 AM - 10:25 AM (EST)
Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
10:25 AM - 10:45 AM (EST)
Looking Back, Looking Forward on Workplace Mental Health - A Conversation
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Louis Gagnon Michael Thompson Colleen McHugh
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)
General Session - Rebuilding Trust to Drive Healthcare Value
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Daniel B. Wolfson Theresa Tamura Jan Berger Christa-Marie Singleton, MD, MPH
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Innovator Showcase
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Bradley Kirkpatrick Brian Peltz Lawrence Thompson
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
Networking Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EST)
Awards Presentations (Employer, Coalition, Medical Director & eValue8)
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Keynote - Healthcare Course Correction - Post Pandemic
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Marty Makary, MD Tom Wittick
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM (EST)
Innovator Showcase
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Tanya Hughes Sanjay Prasad, MD Martino Luu
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
3:30 PM - 4:25 PM (EST)
BREAKOUT SESSION #1 - Virtual Approaches to Whole Person Health
Salon I
Gretchen Zimmermann Jeffrey Durmer, MD Alan Oglesby Jill Hutt
BREAKOUT SESSION #2 - High-Cost Claims: Mitigating Costs and Improving Value for Patient Centricity
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Bob McCollins Phillip Holowka Renzo Luzzatti Fred Schnell, MD Judi Craigo
BREAKOUT SESSION #3 - Tailoring Biosimilar Strategies to Save Costs & Improve Care
Salon II
Bret Jackson Phil Belcher Kim Foerster Demmy McBride Anna Hyde Meaghan Smith
4:25 PM - 4:30 PM (EST)
Break
 
 
 
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM (EST)
BREAKOUT SESSION #4 - Activating High Value Care & Immunizations in Uncertain Times
Salon II
Cristie Travis Ray Fabius, MD Susan Prochazka Karen Sones
BREAKOUT SESSION #5 - Data Insights for a High Performance Health Strategy
Salon I
Wes Smith Andrew Ottum Kevin Prybol Stephanie Clouser
BREAKOUT SESSION #6 - Humanistic Health
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Mohannad Kusti Katy Riddick Annie Fitzgerald Afsaneh Barzi, MD, PhD
5:25 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
Evening Reception in Exhibit Hall
Salon V & VI
 
 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (EST)
Networking Breakfast
Arlington Ballroom Foyer
 
 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM (EST)
Keynote Address - National Insights, Leadership & Sustainability in Healthcare
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Michael Chernew
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM (EST)
BREAKOUT SESSION #7 - Driving Affordability & Appropriateness through Guided Care Innovation
Salon I
Megan Muir Cheryl Larson January Angeles Shonna Poulin Gutierrez
BREAKOUT SESSION #8 - Insights to Advance the Oncology Patient Journey
Salon II
Karen van Caulil Kevin Tulipana, MD David Hines K. Andrew Crighton
9:45 AM - 9:50 AM (EST)
Break
 
 
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM (EST)
Employer Panel - The Future of Health Benefits Leadership
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Russell DuBose John Miller
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)
General Session - The Role of Coalitions to Build Back Better
Arlington Ballroom III & IV
Shawn Gremminger Robert Smith Chris Syverson Cristie Travis Chris Skisak
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM (EST)
Closing Remarks
Arlington Ballroom III & IV