Tuesday, April 10, 2018 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM Sharonville Convention Center 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246 This event draws 350 CEOs, senior executives, supply chain management, and diversity managers from healthcare providers and their major suppliers, as well as minority and women business owners to increase diverse spend in the entire healthcare supply chain throughout the region. Since the first Symposium, we have documented more than $80 million in new contracts as a result of contacts made or advanced at a previous event. REGISTRATION All attendees must register in advance. There is no on-site registration. Registration is $50 per person. REGISTER HERE SPIRIT OF DIVERSITY AWARD NOMINATIONS The Spirit of Diversity Awards Luncheon will recognize excellence in supplier diversity in four categories: Award Criteria Individual Champion MBE/WBE Supplier Major Supplier Health System Actual Results Leadership Commitment Supplier Development Outreach Accountability Advocacy Nominations should be 600 words or fewer and emailed to claudia@theabercrumbiegroup.com no later than Friday, March 9 at 5:00 PM EST. Nominations will be judged by a panel. Category finalists will be notified by email and announced on the website by Friday, March 16. SYMPOSIUM AGENDA
7:30 – 8:15 AM Networking Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:45 AM CEO Roundtable Discussion 10:00 – 11:00 AM Using Diversity to Improve Patient Experience James E. Page, Jr. Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer Johns Hopkins Medicine 11:00 – 11:30 AM Networking 11:30 – 1:30 PM Spirit of Diversity Awards Luncheon Keynote Speaker Julian Hooks Chief Procurement Officer, Corporate Tier Johnson & Johnson 1:45 – 3:00 PM CPO Panel Discussions Professional Services & Supplies Kevin Connor, TriHealth Patrick Duhaney, City of Cincinnati Robert Wiehe, UC Health Adrian Taylor, Premier Health (Moderator) Facilities & Construction Chris Hopper, Skanska USA Building Oliver Rhine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Annmarie Thurnquist, Danis Building Sonya Walton, Messer Construction (Moderator)
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS Hyatt Place Cincinnati/Sharonville Convention Center 11345 Chester Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246  To make reservations, please call 513.771.1718 or click here