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1/27/2017 to 1/29/2017
When: Friday, January 27, 2017
Where: The Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Rd
Albany, New York  12211
United States
Contact: 800-632-8822

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2017 Mid-Winter Conference Student Registration

January 27-29, 2017
The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Albany NY


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Hotel reservations:  

Reserve your room at The Desmond Hotel using PSSNY's special group rate of $125/night using this link.

Special student programming includes Business Plan Competition, Student Poster Presentations, Networking Sessions, SPSSNY Board Meeting and Jeopardy CE!  

Student Business Plan Competition and Poster Presentations

Student members have the opportunities to participate in the Business Plan Competition and Poster Presentations.  For complete information or to register for one of these events, please click here.

Student Sponsorship Information

Scholarships are available and being coordinated through your campus adviser.  Contact for more information.  SPSSNY members can elect to apply for a sponsorship to attend this conference free of charge, including shared room accommodations.  If you decide to apply for sponsorship, your responsibilities include:

~ Attending all sponsored student presentation sessions on Friday evening and Saturday morning
~ Fulfilling your volunteer assignment (registration desk assistance, CE session attendance, or other logistical assignments)
~ Accepting shared hotel rooming assignments of up to 4 per room of same gender

If you do not fulfill your responsibilities, you will be charge the full $100 registration fee after the event.

PSSNY's Mid-Winter Meeting T-shirt available through SPSSNY
(short-sleved and long-sleeved options). 


Full Meeting Schedule

Friday, January 27, 2017

8:00AM – 9:00AM                  Registration & Breakfast
8:00AM – 9:00AM                  Resolutions/Nominations Committee Meeting
8:00AM – 9:00AM                  Affiliate President’s Meeting
8:00AM – 9:00PM                  Legislative Committee meeting
9:00AM – 10:00AM                RxPAC meeting
9:00AM – 10:00AM                Constitution & Bylaws Committee Meeting
10:00AM – 10:30AM              Coffee Break

10:15AM – 12:15 PM                 Value-Based Pharmacy: Pay for Performance & Quality Measures CE –Contact Hours
11:00AM – 12:00PM               SPSSNY Board Meeting
12:15PM – 1:15PM                  Lunch

1:30PM – 4:30PM                      General Membership Meeting and PSSNY House of Delegates Meeting
2:30PM – 3:00 PM                     Coffee Break
4:30PM – 5:00 PM                     Sponsored Student Presentations

5:00PM – 7:00PM                      Reception with Exhibitors 

Saturday, January 28, 2017

7:30AM – 8:30AM                      Registration and Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00AM – 1:00PM                      EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
8:00AM – 9:30AM                      Sponsored Student Presentations
8:30AM – 9:30AM                      Bloodbourne Pathogens Training for Pharmacists CE - 1 Contact Hour
8:30AM – 9:30AM                    Owners Academy: Regulatory Update - 1 Contact Hour
9:30AM – 10:00AM                   Coffee Break with Exhibitors and Student Poster Presentations
9:30AM – 10:30AM                   Student Poster Presentations 
10:30AM – 12:30PM                 CPR certification CE – 2 Contact Hours
10:30AM – 12:30PM                 Update from the NYS Board of Pharmacy & Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement CE – 2 Contact Hour
12:30PM – 1:30PM                 Lunch with Exhibitors
1:30PM – 3:30PM                         SPSSNY Programming: Business Plan Competition Presentations
1:30PM – 3:30PM                       Immunization Update CE - 1 Contact Hour
3:30PM – 3:45PM                     Coffee Break
3:45PM – 5:45PM                  Self-Care Challenge Jeopardy CE - 2Contact Hours
6:00PM – 8:00PM                     Casino Night Reception & Student Awards


Sunday, January 29, 2017 
7:30AM – 8:30AM                     Registration and Breakfast
8:30AM – 10:30AM                   New Medications and thier Place in Therapy CE – 2 Contact Hours
– 10:30AM                 Compounding Academy: The Impact of USP800 Guidelines on Compounding Hazardous Drugs - Contact Hour
10:30AM – 10:45AM                 Coffee Break
10:45AM – 12:15PM                 Pharmacist Patient Care and Medication Error Prevention CE – 1.5 Contact Hours
10:45AM – 12:45PM                 SPSSNY Keynote Address: Kim DeMagistris, CAPS President



Platinum Level:

Gold Level:


Silver Level:



Additional Sponsors:

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science


Bangladeshi-American Pharmacists Society

Burlington Drug/Smith Drug

Capital Area Pharmacists Society

Condo Pharmacy

Indo-American Pharmacists Society

Long Island Pharmacists Society


Mount Sinai / CEI Initiative

New York City Pharmacists Society

Northern New York Pharmacists Society

 Onondoga County Pharmacists Society

Pharmacists Association of the Southern Tier

Pharmacists Association of Western New York

Rochester Drug Cooperative (RDC)


Vinny Chiffy

Westchester / Rockland Society of Pharmacists