Opportunities, Insights, and Networking For Manufacturers & Distributors

Conference Speaker

Khosrow Shotorbani
TriCore Reference Labs

Conference Speaker

David Boyce
Carolinas Healthcare System

Conference Speaker

Jen Madsen
Health Policy Advisor

Conference Speaker

David Nichols
Lab Business Strategist

Conference Speaker

James Crawford
Northwell Health

Conference Speaker

Lynn Glass

Diagnostics: A Critical Component For Population Health

Join provider, distributor, and manufacturer leaders in Miami to discuss trends impacting acute care labs, physician office labs, reference facilities, and more. You’ll gain key insights into your customers’ current and future challenges, and ideas for reaching and serving shifting market segments.

Conference Highlights:
  • Leading Edge Diagnostics: How will innovations in molecular testing, genomic medicine, personalized care, and other advances impact where and how diagnostic testing fits into the healthcare delivery?
  • Impact of PAMA and the ACA: How are lab markets responding to impending payment cuts and evolving policies? How can the industry advance the role of diagnostics in supporting the ACA’s triple aim of cost reduction, better patient outcomes, and improved population health?
  • New Drivers and New Decision-Makers: Who will make the purchasing decisions, and how will their decision-making criteria evolve amid reimbursement changes?
  • New Opportunities: Where will the most promising opportunities lie as care settings shift, and how can suppliers best harness those opportunities?
Who Should Attend
  • Manufacturer CEOs, VPs sales/marketing, national accounts managers
  • Distributor owners, CEOs, sales executives, diagnostics category managers, marketing leaders
  • Anyone else who wants to grow their business in laboratory and diagnostics markets
...And Why
  • Networking with diagnostics experts, provider leaders, and supply chain partners
  • Insights on major trends impacting your hospital, physician office, and independent lab customers
  • Understanding how these trends are impacting distribution
  • Strategies for supplier success in a fast-changing market

Registration and Pricing


Register online

 Register by phone: 866-451-9367 | Email: hida@paemsolutions.com | Download PDF form ►

Manufacturer and GPO Registration Fees

HIDA Educational Foundation Associate:

 $1199 per person


 $1899 per person
For information on HIDA Educational Foundation (HEF) membership, contact Cindy Chen, 703-838-6114.

Distributor Registration Fees

HIDA member distributor:

   $899 per person

Non-member distributor:

 $1899 per person
For HIDA membership info, group discounts & small-member discounts contact Kelley Taft, 703-838-6127.
Registration Policy

Space may be limited. Registration is first-come, first-served. Registration forms sent without payment will not be processed. Any photos taken at this event are property of HIDA and can be published without permission in HIDA materials.

Cancellation Policy

Participants must cancel in writing via mail, email or fax in order to request a refund, less a $35 processing fee. A full refund minus the processing fee will be available prior to December 19, 2017 and a 50% refund will be available between December 20, 2017 and January 10, 2018. While no refunds will be available after January 11, 2018, a company may substitute a registrant at any time without penalty.

Hotel Reservation Information – Book Today to Save!

The Biltmore Miami Coral Gables, Florida  Reserve Now ► 

Book online: www.HIDA.org/HotelBooking | Refer to group booking ID #1741, “HIDA Group”.

Rate: $289 per night (plus $22 per day resort fee plus 13% tax)

Address: 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: 800-727-1926 | To book your room, refer to group booking ID# 1741, “HIDA Group”.

Email: reservations@biltmorehotel.com | Refer to group booking ID #1741, “HIDA Group”.

Room Block Cutoff: December 22, 2017. After the cutoff date, rooms will be booked on a space-available basis only and room rates are subject to change.

Hotel Cancellation Policy: If you cancel 8 or more days before arrival, a $50 cancellation fee is charged; the remainder of the deposit is returned to your credit card.

To receive the discounted HIDA hotel rate, book your hotel room by December 22, 2017
After the cut off date, rooms will be blocked on a space-available basis only and room rates are subject to change.

Become a Conference Sponsor

A sponsorship at the Lab & Diagnostics Channel Strategies Conference provides high-level exposure to key supply chain decision-makers. HIDA can customize your sponsorship to meet your sales, marketing, and networking objectives.

Choose from the following sponsorship opportunities:

Presenting Sponsor



Reception Sponsor



Breakfast Sponsor


Signage at breakfast, recognition in conference marketing

Back of Badges Sponsor



Additional Sponsors


Recognition as a sponsor in conference slide deck, signage, recognition in conference marketing

Sponsorship Contact:

Julie Berry»
Director, Conferences & Sponsorship Sales

Event Contact:

Stephanie Reed »
Director, Education