NNPEN Conference Program

MIDWEST REGION NP ENTREPRENEURSHIP
DUAL TRACK CONFERENCE IN MINNEAPOLIS

Thursday 7/12/18 Dutch Treat Dinner & Networking

Friday 7/13/18

7:15 am      Coffee and Muffins and Exhibitors

7:30 am      Welcome and Thank Yous

8:00 am      Who and Why is NNPEN?

8:20 am      NP Entrepreneur as Market Disruptor

  • Sandy Berkowitz, RN, JD

8:45 am     What Does an NP Entrepreneur Look Like in the Midwest? And Why?

  • Dianne Willer-Sly, NP, Moderator
  • Gretchen Moen, NP, MN
  • Gretchen Schumacher, NP, MI
  • Mary Foarde

9:15 am Break

9:30 am CHOOSE A SESSION

Getting Started Track: Am I Ready?

  • Ken Klingensmith
  • Argelia Diaz, NP, NY
  • Carol Lewallen, NP, IA

OR

Owner TrackSpeed Consults

  • Lynn Rapsilber, NP, CT, Facilitator
  • What Your Business Plan Should Do For You—Michael Lawler, BS, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, EMBA, MGCP
  • Why an LLC structure is Important—Nancy Nelson, RN, JD, MN
  • Financing—Brian McDonald, MN District of SBA and Ines Zemaitis, NP, CT

10:45 am Break

11:00 am  CHOOSE A SESSION

Getting Started Track: Sequential Speed-Dating with Heavy-hitter NP Entrepreneurs

  • Beth Kaplan, NP, PA, Facilitator
  • Gretchen Moen, NP, MN
  • Kitty Kidder, NP, NH
  • Wendy Wright, NP, NH
  • Gretchen Schumacher, NP, MI
  • Amy Tannahill, NP, MN

OR

Owner Track: Rural and Urban Primary Care Without Brick and Mortar

  • Sandy Berkowitz, RN, JD, Moderator
  • Thompson Aderinkomi
  • Genevieve Swenson, NP, MN
  • Mary Nissen, NP, SD and IA

12:15 pm   Box Lunch Networking and Exhibitors

1:30 pm     Follow the Money (Barriers and the Promise of Value-Based Payments)

  • Lorraine Bock, NP, PA, Moderator
  • Kitty Kidder, NP, NH
  • Wendy Wright, NP, NH
  • Heidi Wold, NP, AZ

2:30 pm  Break

2:45 pm    Cash Business as Side Hustle

  • Lorraine Bock, NP, PA, Moderator
  • Carol Brinkman, NP, MN
  • Katherine Pohlman, RN, JD
  • Laura Sandquist, NP, MN

3:45 pm     Recap

4:00 pm      Adjourn

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