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March 31 - April 1, 2020 

KPMG Conference Center

Chicago, IL

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AGENDA

Applications are now being reviewed from executives who wish to become members of our Executive Speaking Faculty. To apply to become a member of the speaking faculty, and to indicate agenda topics of interest, please complete our online JOIN OUR FACULTY application or contact:

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, iiBIG
Phone: 212-300-2521 | Email: donb@iibig.com

DAY ONE: TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2020

8:00am

Exhibition Set-up

11:00am

Registration, Refreshments and Networking (in Exhibit Hall)

12:00pm

Welcome to 19th Healthcare M&A/Chicago: Introductions

12:15pm

STATE of the HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY:
The conference opens with a Keynote panel on the “State of the Industry” from the proverbial ’30-thousand feet.’ The panel will be made up of leading healthcare experts with first-hand information on the latest from Washington; real-world experiences from the front-lines of our healthcare system, and the future of healthcare, with a special focus on middle-market M&A and Joint Venture transaction activity expected in 2020.

1:20pm

Hospital & Other Providers Roundtable: Roll-ups in the For-profit and Non-profit Provider Sectors
If the ACA is declared void by the courts, or other unilateral policy changes are made by the current administration, will Hospital emergency room become inundated? Will reimbursements from Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance be driven down? Will this disruption be good or bad in terms of generating deal-flow? What are the prospects for M&A deal-flow — and strategic acquisitions — in the hospital, and other provider sectors in the next 12 months?

2:20pm

AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK

2:55pm

Private Investors Roundtable: Healthcare investing from the POV of private equity, VCs, ESOPs, REITs and other financial buyers
How are financial investors sizing up deal-flow opportunities in the next 12 months? Which sectors will be dominating transaction deal-flow in 2020?

4:00pm

Healthcare Partnerships & Joint Ventures Roundtable
When does it make more sense to enter into joint ventures and partnerships than engaging in outright mergers or acquisitions? How are these transactions and business models being structured?

5:00pm

Evening Networking Reception

DAY ONE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020

8:30am

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

9:15am

Transaction Services Roundtable
An examination of best practices in enhancing seller valuations, regulatory compliance, due diligence and more. The “dos and don’ts” before, during and after the healthcare transaction will be examined.

10:20am

Healthcare Real Estate & Senior Housing Roundtable: Trends in 2020
Baby-Boomers own 2 out of 5 single-family homes today. Does this portend an ever-growing demand for Senior Housing? What are the new alternatives to traditional ‘nursing homes’ for baby-boomers who are reluctant to sell their homes?

  • Partnerships & Joint Ventures between senior-housing developers and teaching hospitals?
  • Ala carte services such as well-living rentals, and mixed-use developments?

11:20am

AM NETWORKING BREAK

11:50am

Healthcare Lenders Roundtable
Hear from lenders on traditional vs. alternative sources of capital for completing healthcare transactions. What the key considerations to be taken into account when marshalling leverage in today’s healthcare environment?

12:50pm

LUNCHEON For All Conference Attendees

2:00pm

Distressed & Turnaround Opportunities in Healthcare Roundtable
Disruption in the healthcare markets produces both distress and opportunity. How do opportunity investors, bankruptcy and turnaround specialists and others assess the landscape for ROI in the distressed healthcare space?

3:05pm

Roll-Ups and Multi-Physician Practices
Hear from Hospital, PE and other Buyers & Sellers: How’s deal-flow looking for 2020? Is it still surging?

4:00pm

Conference Concludes
iiBIG Thanks ALL OF OUR clients, for over THIRTEEN Years of Healthcare Deal-Making Leadership!