INnovate 2023

February 18, 2023
February 21, 2023

Orlando, FL

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Facing the Future Together at INnovate 2023

Join your colleagues in Orlando, Feb. 18–21, where you’ll cultivate new ideas and develop innovative strategies to solve some of today’s most pressing challenges facing pharmacy educators and practitioners. Expert speakers and industry thought leaders will address critical topics such as faculty workload, student enrollment decline, community-academic partnerships, and much more.

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INnovate 2023 Highlights

  • Two dynamic speakers kick-off the meeting Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning with sessions addressing disruption in health professions education and how to create a high-performing organizational culture.
  • Book your travel to Orlando today. In your meeting registration confirmation email, you’ll receive a direct link to book lodging at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld.
  • Take a deep dive into two focused topics at this year’s pre-session programs: Implement Workshop – Implementation Science for Transforming Pharmacy Practice and Education and the Administrative and Financial Officers (AFO) SIG Program.
  • Following the first ALFP Debate on the topic “Online certificates and digital badges will positively disrupt pharmacy education,” author and speaker Scott Van Pelt will share his perspective as an expert in the power of change in higher education.
  • Deans and Administrators have multiple opportunities to discuss timely topics relevant to their leadership roles and the pharmacy profession during the CEO Deans Roundtable, New Administrators Program and the Connections and Conversations networking sessions.

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INnovate 2023 Kick-Off and Keynote Speakers

Scott Van PeltJoin Scott Van Pelt on Saturday, February 18, for the INnovate 2023 meeting kickoff session, The Future of Higher Education: A Time for Leadership. As the world shifts to an increasingly interconnected knowledge economy, the intersecting forces of technological innovation, globalization, and demographic change create new challenges, opportunities, and uncertainties for our most enduring social institutions. In this session, Van Pelt will draw on insights from his recent book, "The Great Upheaval: Higher Education's Past, Present, and Uncertain Future," to discuss topics that are of critical concern to postsecondary leaders, trustees, faculty, and staff, with special emphasis on education in the healthcare professions. The session will explore key questions such as: how will colleges and universities change, what will change, and how will these changes occur? What should institutions of higher education consider and explore in order to navigate this uncertain future?

David J. FriedmanOn Sunday, February 19, keynote speaker David J. Friedman, will explore the topic of organizational culture in his address, Leveraging Your Culture as a Competitive Advantage. Whether you’re trying to grow your organization organically, through acquisition, or a combination of both, organizational culture has never been more critical. And while it’s never been more critical, it’s also never been more challenging. Remote and hybrid work, staffing shortages, and the shifting expectations of the workforce have forced many organizations to re-think how they create a culture that can attract and retain the best talent while still delivering high performance.

How you can do it is the topic of our keynote presentation by renowned culture expert, David J. Friedman. Note that this is not your typical theoretical program extolling the virtues of a strong culture. Rather, you’re going to learn a methodology and specific actions steps you can immediately apply to systematically create a culture than can supercharge your success.

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