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Full details, including all sessions, speakers, dates and times, will be published here in the coming weeks.

Agenda Highlights

All's fair: Love, War and Politics

James Carville and Mary Matalin, one of America's best-loved political couples, present their stimulating, candid and provocative analysis of the 2016 race for the White House, and a behind-the-scenes look at healthcare and Washington politics. Don't miss this Summit highlight!
Political Consultant, Commentator and Prominent Republican Pundit
Political Consultant, Commentator and Prominent Liberal Pundit

Leveraging the Links in Your Supply Chain

Army Major General Vincent “Vinny” Boles, an expert in leading people and building teams in large organizations, brings his extensive 33 years of Army officer experience to the 2016 Summit. As an expert in supply chain management, Vinny provided what our nation's troops needed, where they needed it and when in order to be successful around the world. Join us for Vinny’s hands-on engaging message, Leveraging the Links in Your Supply Chain, that will inspire and leave a lasting impression.
Author of 4-3-2-1 Leadership and Expert on Leadership, Logistics and Supply Chain Issues

2016 Summit Schedule-at-a-Glance*

*subject to change

Sunday, May 22
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Complimentary ground transportation, Austin airport (AUS) to JW Marriott*

*GHX-contracted shuttle service only
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration Check-in
Monday, May 23
Morning & Afternoon Registration Check-in (beginning 7:00 AM)
Continental Breakfast (beginning 7:00 AM)
Learning Pavilion
Executive Roundtable (by invitation)
Sessions (workshops & breakouts)
General Session
Evening Fun-filled networking event at Speakeasy, Austin's original “swanky joint”
Tuesday, May 24
Morning & Afternoon Breakfast
Sessions (workshops, breakouts & general sessions)
Learning Pavilion
Evening TBA fun-filled networking event
Wednesday, May 25
Morning Breakfast
Sessions / User Groups
Summit closes (12:00 PM)
12:15 PM – 3:00 PM Complimentary ground transportation, JW Marriott to Austin airport (AUS)* *GHX-contracted shuttle service only

The above schedule is a general overview showing Summit start/end times, meals included and hours for complimentary ground transportation. More schedule information will be published as it becomes available. The complete detailed agenda, with session titles, abstracts and speakers, will be published early Q1-2016 and posted here. Session sign up for registrants will open mid to late April 2016.

Agenda Highlights

  • General Sessions – including inspiring and renown keynotes from within and outside of healthcare
  • Breakout Sessions – led by experienced provider and supplier leaders, sharing supply chain knowledge, best practices and insights (see Summit Series webinars for best rated in prior years)
  • Leadership Workshops – two hour in-depth sessions offering a deep dive into supply chain challenges and solutions
  • Learning Pavilion – optional 1:1 meetings between current GHX customers and GHX product experts, addressing "how-to" questions and best practices tips for increasing utilization
  • Supply Chain Solutions – overview, with Q&A, into a wide range of supply chain tools
  • GHXcellence Awards – celebrate top performing member organizations and individuals for their commitment to excellence in supply chain management
  • Networking & Fun – meals and awesome evening events to unwind, connect and enjoy the sights and sounds of Austin—the "live music capital of the world"
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