Walter E. Washington Convention Center

AHRMM17 is the leading education event and the central meeting place for providers, academics, affiliates, and vendors working in all facets of healthcare supply chain.

Join us July 23-26, 2017, in Washington, D.C., to connect with people, and explore the products, technology, and ideas that are advancing healthcare. You can expect four days of insightful keynotes, practical learning labs, vendor presentations on the latest technology and products, and face-to-face networking with the leading supply chain thought leaders.

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Networking is one of the top reasons to attend AHRMM17. Nothing helps you grow your career and discover new and exciting opportunities faster and better than face-to-face contact with your peers and business partners. Throughout AHRMM17, you will have many opportunities to interact with colleagues and make meaningful connections that can help build your career. Here are just a few sample events to look forward to:

First-Time Attendee & New Member Reception

Sunday, July 23 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

All new members and first-time attendees are invited to meet the AHRMM Board, volunteer leaders, staff members, and peers. For anyone interested in learning how to make the most of membership, become more involved in AHRMM, map out the AHRMM17 experience, and build their professional network.

Welcome Reception

Co-Sponsored by Cook Medical and Owens & Minor

Sunday, July 23 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

An excellent opportunity to meet, greet, and mingle with attendees, speakers, colleagues, and exhibitors at the official welcome event for AHRMM17. This is a night to conduct some informal networking while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres and refreshing drinks. Connect with those you knew and find a few new contacts.

Exhibit Hall Reception

Monday, July 24 | 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

An afternoon reception in the exhibit hall to network and have some fun with your colleagues, other attendees, and representatives from the leading supplier companies.

FAHRMM Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, July 25 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

An informal question-and-answer session full of practical information on AHRMM Fellow designation. Run by experienced and knowledgeable AHRMM members who have already earned their FAHRMM status, this is a great opportunity to learn more or set your own personal goal.


Monday, July 24 | 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm and Tuesday, July 25 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Stop by the AHRMM Hub (Booth#620) inside the Exhibit Hall to get the inside scoop on how you can become a CMPR and/or AHRMM Fellow, find out about AHRMM’s membership and leading initiatives, meet members of your local Chapter, and enjoy delicious snacks while having your professional photo taken at the Headshot Station, compliments of Premier.

Attendee Lunch

Monday, July 24 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm and Tuesday, July 25 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Visit with old and new friends, enjoy a delicious lunch, and recharge for the second portion of your day!

Refreshment Breaks

These breaks are designed for attendees to refuel and network while exploring the exhibit hall. They provide an informal forum for engaging with exhibitors and fellow attendees, while reenergizing with snacks and beverages to maximize the conference experience!


Registration Is Open

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Attendees in Their Own Words

Fohey imageLISA FOHEY, Director of Supply Chain, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

“AHRMM’s annual conference is incredible! The access to other practitioners and leaders in supply chain and the opportunity to see and learn about new products and services in the industry is unparalleled. I love the interplay between audience and speakers and the unlimited networking possibilities with my peers."

Bruce ZartmanBRUCE ZARTMAN, Vice President, East Alabama Medical Center

"The breakout sessions at the conference have solid takeaways that we can use immediately at our home hospitals. The AHRMM material is relevant to the issues I’m experiencing at my hospital."

Karen CarterKAREN CARTER, Assistant Director for Materials Management, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

"AHRMM conference offers a wonderful opportunity to network with other supply chain professionals, learn from the masters within the supply chain industry, and share best practice for performance and production improvement in the workplace."


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July 23-26, 2017
Washington, DC

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