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The conference will feature 2 days of programming which will include plenary sessions, breakouts, panel discussions, and round tables.  Please see below agenda-at-a-glance for an early look at the agenda.  A full agenda with speakers and sessions will be available soon. Please check back for updates!

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For additional information, you can download the 2020 prospectus here

Conference Details

Agenda at a Glance

Arrival Day | April 28, 2020

4:00 PM-7:00 PM     Registration Desk Open

5:00 PM-7:00 PM     Welcome Reception

Day 1 | April 29, 2020

8:00 AM-4:30 PM     

8:00 AM -4:30 PM    

8:00 AM-9:00 AM     

9:00 AM-9:15 AM     

9:15 AM-10:00 AM 

10:00 AM-11:15 AM      

11:15 AM-12:15 PM     

12:15 PM-1:30 PM 

1:45 PM-2:45 PM

2:45 PM-3:00 PM

3:00 PM-4:00 PM


4:00 PM-5:00 PM

5:00 PM-6:30 PM 

Registration Desk Open 

Exhibit Hall Open


Opening Remarks


Plenary Session:

  International Perspective on Value 


Discussion & Networking 

Breakout Sessions:

  New Care Models

  Whole Person Care

  The Mechanics of the Move to Value

Lunch & Plenary


Plenary Session:

  The State of the State of VBP in NY

Discussion & Networking

Breakout Sessions:

  New Care Models

  Whole Person Care

  The Mechanics of the Move to Value

Reflective Plenary

Happy Hour 

Download the Agenda Preview here for a detailed listing of our latest updates!

Day 2 | April 30, 2020

8:00 AM-1:00 PM     

8:00 AM-1:00 PM    

8:00 AM-9:00 AM


9:00 AM-10:00 AM     

10:00 AM-11:15 AM 

11:15 AM-12:15 PM



12:15 PM-1:30 PM  


Registration Desk Open

Exhibit Hall Open 


Plenary Session 


Discussion & Networking  

Breakout Sessions:

  New Care Models

  Whole Person Care

  The Mechanics of the Move to Value


Lunch & Closing Plenary Session:

  What the Future of Value-Based Care         Holds for Humanity



Early Bird Special (through 3/13/2020)                                                           

   $299 for CBO Registrants* 

   $499 for Non-CBO Registrants 

Standard Rates (after 3/13/2020)

   $399 for CBO Registrants*

   $699 for Non-CBO Registrants 

Registration includes:

All sessions, Exhibit Hall Reception, Breakfast & Lunch both days, Happy Hour on Tuesday**, Valuable Networking Opportunities and various other conference related activities

*Organizations that provide clinical or social care services directly to the community and have less than $10 million in annual revenue.

**pending sponsorship confirmation

If you attended one of our Fall 2019 workshops, you are eligible to receive a discount to the VBP Forward conference. Please email info@vbpforward.com for more information. 

November 22, 2019

Conference Early Bird registration opens 

November 22, 2019

Sponsorship and Exhibit Booths available for purchase

March 13, 2020 

Early Bird registration ends 

April 28-30, 2020

VBP Forward Conference

Important Dates

Conference Management Team

ARB Meetings & Events 



VBP Forward Team


Conference Hotel

Hilton Albany


40 Lodge Street

Albany, NY 12207



2020 Conference Prospectus 

Hotel & Travel | Hilton Albany 

Exhibitors and sponsors have access to negotiated rates for the conference at the Hilton Albany.*

The Hilton Albany Hotel Block Rate is Now Open!

Rate Information:

The conference rate is $165/night + taxes*

Rooms are limited, VBP Forward cannot guarantee a room for all attendees. Reservations made after April 6, 2020, are subject to availability and prevailing rates.

*Rate is only guaranteed through April 6, 2020.


Please note, hotel reservations, ground transportation, and all other travel-related bookings should be made directly through VBP Forward approved vendors or a third party booking site you are familiar with.  Please beware of email fraud, scams, and other misleading communications from fraudulent third-party travel and hotel companies advertising discounted room blocks.  VBP Forward has only authorized discounted rooms directly through the conference hotel, the Hilton Albany.


Sponsorship Opportunities

After a successful inaugural conference, and a sold-out fall workshop series across New York (Buffalo, Syracuse, and Albany), we are thrilled to expand the session and sponsorship offerings, designed to build your company’s or brand’s awareness within this community.

As a sponsor, you will have access to 400+ attendees including leaders from local and national community-based organizations and social care agencies, healthcare providers, health plans/managed care organizations and current and past NY state officials. In 2019, nearly 65% of our attendees were director-level or higher including many corporate officers, executive directors, and founders.