Annual Conference

NCPDP’s Annual Technology & Business Conference has been the premier industry networking and educational event for more than 40 years. Mark your calendar - the 2025 Annual Conference will be held May 5 - 7, 2025, at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Attendees from Across the Healthcare Industry

NCPDP’s national conference draws more than 700 attendees from across the healthcare industry, including technical, business and executive representatives from health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, retail and independent pharmacies, specialty pharmacies, long-term care providers, healthcare consultants, technology vendors, pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesale drug distributors, database management organizations and others.

The conference is the one place to network with such a broad and diverse audience of technical, business and business representatives. Networking events are scheduled throughout the conference, giving you the time, place and the right atmosphere to connect with old friends and make new ones.

The Place to be Seen and Heard - Showcase Your Solutions in the Innovation & Connection Hub!

If you have a new product or service offering to showcase, you’ll want to lock in your time in one of our Innovation Theaters, located in the Innovation & Connection Hub. Check out the interactive eProspectus, available in early November, for all the details on new and exciting sponsorship and branding opportunities. This conference is like no other – you won’t want to miss a minute of it!

Stewards of Change Illustrations Capture Key Sessions - See What You Missed!

NCPDP is pleased to have hosted Stewards of Change Institute (SOCI) to create larger-than-life graphic murals of its 2024 Annual Conference, "Innovation Starts Here", as well as its 2023 and 2022 Annual Conferences. Coming Soon: view the 2024 mural which showcases elements of the Opening Keynote Panel discussion on "Pharmacists Today... 5 Years from Now... 10 Years from Now and Beyond", Lee Ann Stember's State of the Association Address, Keynoter Emmy-winning Broadcaster David Pogue, as well as one of our educational track sessions.

In both 2023 and 2022 SOCI illustrator's real time “vision-mapping” captured key concepts and messages that were shared and discussed throughout the conferences:

View the 2023 graphic mural of the Opening Keynote Speaker Admiral Brett Giroir, M.D., State of the Association with NCPDP President & CEO Lee Ann Stember, Keynote Speaker John O'Leary and educational track session Assessing & Overcoming Barriers to Real-time Benefit Check Adoption in the Real World.
View the 2022 graphic mural of the Opening Keynote with Dr. Jerome Adams.
View the 2022 graphic mural of the State of the Association with NCPDP President & CEO Lee Ann Stember and Keynote Justin Jones-Fosu.
View the 2022 graphic mural of the educational track session Healthcare Technology: Removing the Digital Divide.

Educational Sessions & Keynotes Span Today’s Topics & Future of Healthcare

The Annual Conference keynote speakers and track sessions will challenge, engage and inspire conference attendees. Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can earn Continuing Pharmacy Education* hours from the ACPE from CEimpact. Past keynoters include: David Pogue; Mark Schulman; Admiral Brett Giroir, M.D.; John O'Leary; Robin Farmanfarmaian; Dr. Jerome Adams; Justin Jones-Fosu; Lygeia Ricciardi; top pharmacy association executives from NACDS, NCPA and AACP; “e-Patient Dave” DeBronkart; Aneesh Chopra; Regina Holliday; Dr. Vindell Washington; Robert Channing; Paul Moya; Doug Long; Carey Lohrenz; and more.

The Call for Proposals for #NCPDP25 Will Open in Summer 2024!

The Call for Proposals for NCPDP's 2025 Annual Conference will open in July 2024. Plan ahead to submit a proposal, and check back for deadlines later this summer.

Online Registration Will Open in November

Registration for #NCPDP25 will open in November 2024. Plan to take advantage of Early Bird Rates as well as discounted room rates at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa when you register early.