2014 NPPA Conference– Rosters & Speaker Presentations


Use of Rosters & Speaker PPT Files – Only for Attendee Reference

Note: Rosters & Speaker PPT files are only provided to registered 2014 NPPA Conference Attendees. They are not to be: reproduced/copied and shared with/distributed to others that are not Pharmacy Buyer or GPO Attendees of the 2014 NPPA Conference; nor any Vendors, even if they were an Exhibitor/Sponsor to this year’s show. Redistribution of these Rosters is considered unlawful and may affect your Membership or future Conference Attendance eligibility with NPPA. Should it be discovered that use of these Rosters or Speaker PPT files has been abused, we will no longer be able to provide them as a courtesy to NPPA Attendees in the future. Thank you for your cooperation & understanding.


Rosters (Attendees-Pharmacy, GPO, Speakers, & Exhibitors)

Here find the  2014 NPPA Conference Roster for Attendees that we provide all registered Attendees with (not provided to Exhibitor Reps). 

This 1 Roster includes all participants, separated out into sheets of 3 within the 1 file, with 1 for all Pharmacy Attendees, 1 for all GPO Attendees, and 1 for all Exhibitor Companies & their Onsite Booth Reps.


Speaker PPT Files (see below for links)

In case you misplaced your Attendee Program Binder and need a refresher on parts of this year’s Speaker Presentations, most of the speakers have generously allowed for their PPT files to be available to NPPA Attendees on our website after the show.  To view their PPT files, click on the presentation you wish to view listed below (note that some presentations are quite large so may take time to load).


About NPPA, the Conference Hosts”


Achieve a Stress-Free Workplace by “Living Full Out”
By Nancy Solari, CEO, Living Full Out


Inventory: “Measure to Manage” The Known & Unknown Shrink In Your Drug Supply Chain

By Claudio Pontoriero, CPhT, Pharmacy Supply Chain Manager


“Best Buyer Practices Panel Sessions-Part 1”

Working with CFO/Accounting Dept. on Pharmacy Purchasing & Overall Facility Costs

By Nina Karl, CPhT, Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator


 DEA Compliance & Drug Diversion*
(qualifies for Pharmacy Law CE requirement)

By Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) & Diversion Consultant


Compounding Misadventures – Drug Shortages & Related Implications

By L. Ross Day, RPh, Novation, LLC


The Affordable Care Act – Its Effect on Hospitals

By Binita Patel, PharmD, MS, Director of Ambulatory/Retail Services


New Drugs & Patent Losses for 2014/2015 – Their Effect On The Pharmacy Buyer

By Sherrie L. Lane, PharmD, Assistant Director of Pharmacy/Clinical Coordinator


Drug Shortages – An Update of Trends & Strategies To Protect Patient Safety*”
*Qualifies for Patient Safety Pharmacy CE requirement

By Coleen A. Cherici, RPh, MBA, Director-Pharmacy Consulting,


“Best Buyer Practices Panel Sessions-Part 2”

  “GPO Conversions & Contracts – Do’s, Don’ts & How To Prepare

By Cathy Orlando, CPhT, BSHS, Pharmacy Purchasing Specialist


“Best Buyer Practices Panel Sessions-Part 3”

 “Transitioning To EPIC – The Role of the Pharmacy Buyer

By Melanie Welcher, CPhT, Infusion Pharmacy Informatics & Procurement Coordinator


 “Career Growth for Pharmacy Buyers

By Brittany Brougham, CPhT, Corporate Pharmacy Buyer