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2019 Week at a Glance

MONDAY – JUNE 17

Pre-Sessions
Ancillary Meetings
Sourcing Committee Meetings
Various schedules

Group Receptions & Dinners
Various times

TUESDAY – JUNE 18

Pre-Sessions
Ancillary Meetings
Sourcing Committee Meetings
Various schedules

Premier Academies
Noon - 4 p.m.

Suppliers Only
Reverse Trade Show

1:30 - 3 p.m. (Group A)
3:30 - 5 p.m. (Group B)

Opening General Session

Michael J. Alkire
Chief Operating Officer, Premier

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

11th Annual Innovation Celebration
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY – JUNE 19

General Breakfast and
Breakfast Sessions

7 - 7:45 a.m.

General Session

Includes Premier Alliance Excellence Award
& Premier Cares Award

Innovation and Disruption in Real Life

Mel Robbins
Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Influencer

8 - 9:15 a.m.

PremierConnect® Learning Lab
9:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Education Sessions
Premier Academies

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Education Sessions
Premier Academies

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Exhibition / Luncheon /
Premier Village

11:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Education Sessions
Premier Academies

3 - 4 p.m.

Awards Recognition and
General Session


Innovation, Regulation & Legislation:
The New Normal in Healthcare


Blair Childs
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier

John Dickerson
Co-host of "CBS This Morning",
Contributing editor to The Atlantic

4:15 - 5:45 p.m.

Culinary Creations Dinner
Foodservice attendees only
6 - 9 p.m.


Open Evening -
Group Receptions & Dinners

Various times

THURSDAY – JUNE 20

General Breakfast and
Breakfast Sessions

7:30 - 8:15 a.m.

General Session

Susan DeVore

President and CEO, Premier

8:30 - 9:15 a.m.

PremierConnect® Learning Lab
9:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Education Sessions
Premier Academies

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Education Sessions
Premier Academies

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Exhibition / Luncheon /
Premier Village

11:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Education Sessions
Premier Academies

3 - 4 p.m.

General Session

A Father’s Healthcare Journey:
Healing a Broken Heart


Greg Olsen
NFL Carolina Panthers Star Tight End,
3x Pro Bowler

4:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Downtown Networking Celebration
Nashville at Night
6 - 10 p.m

FRIDAY – JUNE 21

Breakfast Available for
Final Networking


7:30 - 9:30 a.m.