Introducing...the Think Tank!




New for 2024, the Think Tank is an interactive, collaborative education space where today’s pressing questions are answered and problems are solved. The Think Tank swaps PowerPoints for group discussions.

Subject-matter experts will facilitate conversations and ask attendees to share barrier-breaking ideas to collectively unveil best practices and proven methods to achieve success. The Think Tank seats 50+ right on the exhibit floor. The lineup is in development...check back on March 8 for the complete offering.


Wednesday, June 12, 2024
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Whether we like it or not, our bosses have enormous influence over our ability to succeed, thrive and advance in our organizations, careers and leadership journeys.

Establishing strong, productive working relationships with those above us is the single most effective way to accelerate success in any company.

This lively and interactive session provides proven strategies and techniques to increase cooperation and collaboration between those who have different power levels, perspectives and personalities.

Learning to effectively manage up is good for you, good for your boss and good for your organization.

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

In the past, high-performing companies leveraged their position to manage risk and gain market share. Yet, today’s market complexity requires a new approach where sourcing partners work together to build resiliency and agility into their supply chain and mitigate potential disruptions.

This informative and interactive session draws upon attendees to share their successes and provides expert advice on how sourcing and procurement roles can prevent and address vulnerabilities within the orthopedic supply chain.

Discover sourcing concepts and tools that will allow you to act with greater flexibility, regardless of the size of your company or the number of your suppliers.