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June 5-6, 2018

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

Nashville, TN

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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, JUNE 5, 2018

7:00-11:30am

Exhibition Set-up (In Exhibit Hall)

11:30-12:00pm

Registration, Refreshments and Networking (In Exhibit Hall)

12:00-12:15pm
Welcome to 11th Annual Healthcare M&A/Nashville

Hayley Hovious

 

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, iiBIG LLC

Hayley Hovious, President,
Nashville Health Care Council (NHCC) – Nashville, TN

12:20pm
STATE of the HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
The conference opens with a Keynote panel on the “State of the Industry” from the proverbial ’36-thousand feet.’ The panel will be made up of leading healthcare experts with first-hand information on the latest from Washington; and real-world experiences from the front-lines of our healthcare system. Where in the healthcare sector, are investors looking for opportunities? Conversely, which healthcare models are investors avoiding? Why?

Michael WrightRobert GrajewskiAryana KhalidBill Luallen William Reed 

Moderator:

  • Michael Wright, Partner,
    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) – New York, NY

Panelists:

  • Don Adam, Managing Director,
    Site Point Partners – Frisco, TX
  • Robert S. Grajewski, Executive Director,
    The Wond’ry (Innovation Center) Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN
  • Aryana Khalid, Managing Director,
    Glover Park Group – Washington, DC
  • Bill Luallen, Partner,
    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) – New York, NY
  • William C. Reed, EVP and Partner,
    Huntzinger Management Group – Moosic, PA

1:25pm
Hospital Roundtable
A discussion of roll-ups in the for-profit and non-profit hospital sectors. With the failure to ‘repeal & replace’ the ACA, how will regulatory roll-backs affect reimbursements? Will this disruption be good or bad in terms of generating deal-flow? What are the prospects for M&A deal-flow in the hospital sector in the next 12 months?

Matthew CaineClay HaleR. Fletcher Lance

Moderator:

  • Matthew Caine, Managing Director,
    SOLIC Capital Advisors – Chicago, IL

Panelists:

  • William M. Caldwell, AVP, Development,
    HCA – Nashville, TN
  • Clay F. Hale, Director,
    PwC – Atlanta, GA
  • R. Fletcher Lance, EVP,
    Vanderbilt Health Professional Solutions (a VUMC company) Nashville, TN

2:25pm

PM Networking Break

3:00pm
Private Investors Roundtable
Healthcare investing from the POV of private equity, VCs, REITs, and other financial buyers. How are financial investors sizing up deal-flow opportunities in the next 12 months? Are private investors using ‘dry powder’ or low-interest borrowing to obtain capital to do deals?

Chad NealePaul Barrett Jason ColgateLuke Schroeder John Teasley

Moderator:

  • Chad Neale, Managing Director,
    ACA Aponix – New York, NY

Panelists:

  • Paul Barrett, Managing Director,
    BelHealth Investment Partners – New York, NY
  • Jason Colgate, Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions,
    Eli Global, LLC – Charlotte, NC
  • Luke Schroeder, Principal,
    Gryphon Investors San Francisco, CA
  • John Teasley, Managing Director, National Healthcare Group,
    Wells Fargo Bank – Nashville, TN

3:55pm
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? A discussion of the pros and cons.

Walter OlshanskiMariela FerminRobert GrajewskiGregg Osenkowski

Moderator:

  • Walter Olshanski, Director,
    PwC Corporate Finance LLC – New York, NY

Panelists:

  • Mariela Fermin, Chief Strategy Officer,
    Independent Living Systems – Miami, FL
  • Robert S. Grajewski, Executive Director,
    The Wond’ry (Innovation Center) Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN
  • Gregg Osenkowski, Principal,
    Sverica Capital Management LP – Boston, MA

4:45 – 6:00pm

Evening Networking Reception

DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2018

8:30am

Continental Breakfast and Networking

9:15am
Healthcare Real Estate & Senior Housing Roundtable
An update on investment opportunities in real-estate related healthcare deals. What are the unique issues and deal-flow projections for assisted living, skilled nursing, ‘active adult’ communities, and other healthcare real-estate, related sectors?

Jerry TaylorJoseph DeansCollin HartMichael Hartman  

Moderator:

  • Jerry Taylor, Director, Business Development,
    National Health Investors – Brentwood, TN

Panelists:

  • Joseph A. Deans, VP Acquisitions,
    Diversicare Health Services – Nashville, TN
  • Collin Hart, Managing Director,
    ERE Healthcare Real Estate Advisors – Irvine, CA
  • Michael Hartman, Principal, Active Living,
    Capitol Seniors Housing – Washington, DC
  • Others TBA

10:10am
Healthcare Technology and Leveraging the HealthCloud
A discussion of the move toward patient-centric and interoperable models is shifting healthcare IT transactions to focus on Cloud, Cybersecurity, Big Data, and automation, including Artificial Intelligence (AI). How are healthcare entrepreneurs leveraging technology to grow value in their companies and organizations? The role that technology itself plays in healthcare transactions and key considerations for successful transactions will be discussed.

Lisa Clark Carlos Aldana William ReedDirk Schroeder 

Moderator:

  • Lisa Clark, Partner,
    Duane Morris LLP – Philadelphia, PA

Panelists:

  • Carlos Aldana, VP Corporate Development,
    Pan American Life Insurance Group (PALIG)
    – New Orleans, LA
  • William Reed, EVP & Partner,
    Huntzinger Management Group – Moosic, PA
  • Dirk Schroeder, EVP & Co-Founder,
    HolaDoctor – Atlanta, GA

 
11:05am


AM Networking Break Sponsored by ACA Aponix

11:35am
Payer/Provider Convergence
Will the trend toward Healthcare Payer/Provider Convergence Continue – and What are the Implications? How seriously are hospitals considering strategic partnerships or ‘in-house” efforts to become both health care payer and provider?

Chris Donovan Jim AgnewJohn Foley

Speakers:

  • Christopher Donovan, Partner,
    Foley & Lardner LLP – Boston, BA
  • James J. Agnew, FACHE, VP Strategy & Corporate Development,
    Humana – Louisville, KY
  • John Foley, SVP Business Development,
    Aurora Healthcare – Milwaukee, WI

12:30pm

Lunch

1:45pm
Healthcare Transaction Services Roundtable
An examination of best practices in valuations, regulatory compliance, risk management, due diligence and more. The “dos and don’ts” before, during and after the healthcare deal.

Stephen LanceNeville BilimoriaDaniel FarrellChad Neale   Rob SpragueDavid Yount

Moderator:

  • Stephen Lance, Senior Director,
    Ansarada – Chicago, IL

Panelists:

  • Neville Bilimoria, Partner,
    Duane Morris LLP – Chicago, IL
  • Daniel A Farrell, Partner,
    PwC Philadelphia, PA
  • Chad Neale, Managing Director,
    ACA Aponix – New York, NY
  • Rob Sprague, EVP Producer,
    Lockton Companies LLC – Kansas City, MO
  • David Yount, Founder & CEO,
    LicenseLogix – White Plains, NY

2:40pm
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?

J. Patrick WarfieldJeremy JohnsonBlake RothRonald Winters

Moderator:

  • J. Patrick Warfield, Attorney,
    Burr & Forman LLP – Nashville, TN

Panelists:

  • Jeremy Johnson, Shareholder,
    Polsinelli PC – New York, NY
  • Blake Roth, Partner,
    Waller LLP – Nashville, TN
  • Ronald Winters, Managing Director,
    Healthcare Management Partners LLC – Nashville, TN

3:40pm
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 low-interest leverage in today’s healthcare environment?

Terrell TaylorWes PassGlenn ShoreyMike Taylor

Moderator:

  • Terrell Taylor, Head of Business Development,
    Alpine Capital – Charlotte, NC

Panelists:

    • Wes Pass, National for-profit Health Care Group,
      Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Nashville, TN
    • Glenn Shorey, Executive Director-Healthcare,
      J.P. Morgan – Nashville, TN
  • Mike Taylor, Group Head, Healthcare Lending Division,
    First Midwest Bank – Chicago, IL

4:30pm

Conference Concludes
iiBIG thanks our clients for providing over ten years of Healthcare Thought-Leadership!