2022 NADDI 33rd Annual Conference Indianapolis, IN

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  • 2022 NADDI 33rd Annual Conference
    October 4, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 2022 NADDI 33rd Annual Conference
    October 5, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 2022 NADDI 33rd Annual Conference
    October 6, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 2022 NADDI 33rd Annual Conference
    October 7, 2022
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

October 4-7, 2022

2022 NADDI 33rd Annual Conference
Rx Drug Abuse and Diversion Prevention – Anti-Counterfeiting
Partnering with Law Enforcement, State Agencies, Healthcare Facilities;
the Substance Abuse Community & Pharma

Who should attend: Law Enforcment; State Regulatory Agents; Pharma; the Substance Abuse Community; Medication Safety and Patient Safety Officers; Risk Management and Quality Managers; Medication Safety Committees; Nurses; Pharmacists; Pharmacy Technicians; Hospital Security

*NADDI membership is not required to attend, but you must be elicgible for membership to attend all NADDI conferences.

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
One South Capitol Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46204

GOLD Sponsor –     Deterra Drug Deactivation System
SILVER Sponsor –   Blockchain Intelligence Group
SILVER Sponsor –   Imprivata
SILVER Sponsor –   RxDestroyer
SILVER Sponsor –   GTC Consulting – Name Badges and Lanyards
Sponsor/Vendor –  Appriss Insights an Equifax Company
Sponsor/Vendor –  Guidepost Solutions
Sponsor/Vendor –  Invistics
Sponsor/Vendor –  Steered Straight
Sponsor/Vendor –  Zinatt Technologies Inc.


Raffle Donations Have Been Received from the Following Generous Sponsors:

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• 2 – Date Night Scavenger Hunt 2 Pack ($100 Value)
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From ThinBlueLineUSA – Miscellaneous Items


For a Sponsor / Exhibitor Prospectus contact info@naddi.org 

Monday, October 3rd

NADDI Annual Board of Directors Meeting

Regency Ballroom Foyer – 2nd Floor
Early Registration
Exhibitor Set-up

Monday Night Football Welcome Reception
Los Angeles Rams v San Francisco 49ers
The Slippery Noodle
372 S. Meridian Street

Tuesday, October 4th

Registration & Coffee Service
Vendor area open

Morning General Session – Opening Remarks
James Schwartz, NADDI National President
Ocean City (MD) Police Department

Scope of the Rx Problem 2022 – What the Future Holds
Lisa McElhaney, NADDI Chief Operating Officer
Broward County (FL) Sheriff’s Office (retired)

Commonly Abused Rx Drugs and New Drugs of Abuse
Marc Gonzalez, PharmD
NADDI Associate Director Training & Education
California Division of Investigation

Lunch on your own

Afternoon Opening General Session Remarks
Charlie Cichon
NADDI Executive Director

Indianapolis Police Department Honor Guard
Pledge of Allegiance

Welcoming Remarks
Superintendent Doug Carter
Indiana State Police

Chief Randall Taylor (Invited)
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

A Memoir of Addiction, Recovery and Redemption in Professional Football
Randy Grimes, 10 Year Veteran of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Randy is a 10-year NFL veteran who became dependent on opioid medications   while playing pro football.  The abuse of prescription medications used to treat his chronic injuries eventually led him to playing in blackouts which ultimately cost him his fame, wealth, career, social status and nearly claiming his life.  In September 2009, after hitting rock bottom, he surrendered himself to a treatment facility to get his life back on track.  He’s been in recovery since after overcoming his addiction and now serves as a mentor, educator, counselor and friend, helping others with substance abuse.

Pharmaceutical Drug Trends and Investigations
William J.C. Matthews, M.P.A.
Managing Director, Guidepost Solutions
Retired DEA

Wednesday, October 5th

7:30am Coffee Service – Exhibits open

General Session

Luncheon Included

The Changing Faces of Healthcare Fraud
Daniel S. Harkness, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI
Houston Healthcare Fraud Squad
SSA Harkness will speak on current health care fraud schemes the FBI is currently tracking from an investigator’s perspective. The presentation will include brief history of healthcare and healthcare fraud in the US.

Things Found in your Corner Store – Delta 8, CBD, Kratom
Amy Ronshausen, Executive Director
Drug Free America Foundation
Amy Ronshausen is the Executive Director of both Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. and Save Our Society From Drugs (S.O.S.), national nonprofit organizations that work prevent substance abuse, increase access to evidence based treatment, and promote sustained recovery.

Fake Pills in Both the Legitimate & Illegitimate Drug Supply Chain in the USA
Shabbir J. Safdar, Executive Director
Partnership for Safe Medicines
In 2022 we’ve seen disturbing new trends in fake HIV medicine in the legitimate supply chain and fake pills made with fentanyl and fake blood thinners in the illegitimate supply chain. In this session PSM head Shabbir Imber Safdar will take apart these crimes using what we’ve learned from court documents and conversations with people affected by the crime. He’ll teach you how to spot signs of this crime, and how the new DSCSA “Track and Trace” system for all US pharmaceuticals is helping investigators detect counterfeit product that couldn’t be identified in previous years.

Drug Trafficking in Darknet Shops and Markets
Chuck L. Cohen, Vice President
National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)
Chuck is a retired Indiana State Police Captain where he served for over 25 years. He was most recently the Intelligence and Investigative Technologies Commander responsible for the cybercrime, electronic surveillance, technical services, and Internet crimes against children units along with overseeing the department’s overt and covert criminal intelligence functions. Chuck was the Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center Executive Director and Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Commander.

Vaping Me Crazy – Steered Straight
Michael R. Deleon, Founder
A successfully acclimated ex-offender who after nearly 8 years of drug addiction and    gang involvement, spent 12 years in state prison and half-way houses for a gang-related homicide. Michael plead guilty in a very emotional and complicated case involving the murder of his own mother by people tasked to kill him.  Since Michael’s release from prison, he has earned 3 Associates Degrees, a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Management, with a minor in Criminal Justice and a CADC Educational Certificate. Michael is now in the process of obtaining his Tobacco Specialist certification from the University of Kentucky School of Nursing, his master’s degree in Social Work at Liberty University School of Social Work as well as pursuing his LCADC.

What to do about Drug Diversion in Hospitals
laine Cox, MD
Chief Physician Executive at Riley Children’s Health
Riley Children’s Hospital Indianapolis
Dr. Elaine Cox is the  Chief Physician Executive at Riley Children’s Health in Indianapolis. Before her transition to Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Cox had served as the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Outpatient Director of the Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health. The focus of her clinical practice was in pediatric HIV/AIDs. In her leadership roles, Dr. Cox led the effort to require Indiana to provide HIV testing for pregnant women, testified before Congress on ways to combat hospital-acquired infections and continues to champion quality and safety initiatives within the IU Health system.

Thursday, October 6th

7:30am Coffee Service – Exhibits open

General Session

Luncheon Included

Walgreens – Major Crimes
Bryan Lindsay, CFE
Major Crimes – Asset Protection Manager
Walgreens Asset Protection Solutions
Steve Walker, LPC, CPht, is asset protection lead director of major crimes at Walgreens. He has been with Walgreens for twenty-three years starting as an asset protection manager and has served as director for the past eight years. Prior to Walgreens, he dedicated seventeen years to law enforcement with the Arkansas State Police.

Social Media Investigations: Targeting 101
Megan Munoz
Director of Education & Knowledge Management
Heatherington Group
Attendees will learn how to discover intelligence by investigating popular social media platforms and search engines as well as gain knowledge of new social media platforms on the horizon. Attendees will learn how to open every aspect of social media to explore where key information can be hidden or overlooked. You will identify which search engine to use, when to use it, and what results you should expect from each by conducting hands-on advanced internet and social media searches. Our presenter will also evaluate and review several free and fee-based resources on the market for locating unique information and monitoring social media. Focus will be on popular platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and Instagram, among others.

CDC Foundation – Overdose Response Strategy (ORS)
Christopher A, Jakim
Overdose Response Strategy (ORS)
HIDTA National Deputy Coordinator

Davon Lawrence, MPH
Strategy and Partnership Lead
CDC Foundation
The ORS in a unique collaboration between public health and public safety, to help local communities reduce drug overdoses and save lives by sharing timely data, pertinent intelligence and innovative evidence-based strategies.   

Victoria’s Voice Foundation
Brandy Klingman, LCSW
Chairperson of the Board, Victoria’s Voice Foundation
Second Chance Treatment Assistance
On June 6, 2015, David and Jackie Siegel received the call that no parent should ever get. Their beautiful, vibrant, 18-year-old daughter Victoria had died of a drug overdose. The Siegels vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent this from happening to other parents.

Pharmacy Fraud Trends – Collaboration among Insurance Personnel, Pharmacists and Law Enforcement
Kandyce Cowart, CFE, AHF
Manager, Special Investigations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Dr. Brice Mohundro, BCACP
Manager Pharmacy Population Health
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Cuno Q. Andersen Jr.
Sr. Consultant – Investigations
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association FEP SIU
NADDI Vice President

“Follow the Coin”
Investigations Involving Cryptocurrency & the Blockchain
Bill Callahan, Director of Government & Strategic Affairs
Blockchain Intelligence Group
US DEA Special Agent in Charge (Ret)
Blockchain Intelligence Group, a Gold Sponsor of the 2021 NADDIS 32nd Annual Conference, will provide an overview of the basics about cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology behind it.  Led by BIG’s Director of Government & Strategic Affairs William Callahan, will discuss how drug traffickers and drug money launderers utilize bitcoin for their illicit activities and how Diversion Investigators can combat using software to disrupt and dismantle these drug trafficking criminal organizations.

Committee on Best Practices To Eliminate Drug Trafficking on Social Media
Amy Neville
Alexander Neville Foundation

Amy Neville has worked with a commission of experts interviewing healthcare professionals, law enforcement, experts in the use of social media by drug traffickers, victims, child pornography experts, and victims’ advocates.  The goal was to learn about ways that other crimes are policed on social media platforms, and what practices social media companies could adopt if they chose to take elimination of drug trafficking on their platforms more seriously.

The final report will be discussed, and Amy will talk through some of the specific recommendations.

Friday, October 7th

Zachary A. Myers
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana

Overdose Death Investigations
Corporal Amy Owens
Gainesville Police Department
Instructor Advanced Police Concepts
Drug related overdoses are increasing in almost every state in the nation. This presentation focuses on suspected overdose incidents, both fatal and non-fatal. These incidents present numerous challenges and barriers to everyone involved – the victim, the family, and the first responders.

General Session end at Noon

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
NADDI Guest Room Rates:

$127.00 single/double accupancy

Resrvation Link

*room rates subject to state, local, and any occupany tax per room night occupied

Parking Options

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Make sure you make your room reservations before the September 2, 2022 cut-off date to obtain NADDI pricing.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All registrations are subject to NADDI’s Registration Deadline and Refund Policy.

Cancellation requests for any NADDI Conference Registration must be made in writing by emailing info@naddi.org

Cancellations more than 30 days before the event will be charged a cancellation fee of $100.00 (or full registration amount, whichever is less) will be deducted from the refund. All refunds will be made by check and will be sent to the original payer on file.

Cancellations less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for refund.

Registrants wishing to cancel may instead transfer registration to someone else without penalty if they send a written request, no later than 24 hours prior to the conference, with the replacement person’s name.

Credit vouchers may be offered in the event of a medical emergency, or should the program be suspended or shortened due to conditions or circumstances beyond NADDI’s control, including but not limited to any cancellations/notifications related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All cancellations will be reviewed by the NADDI Board of Directors or its Designee, who in turn will recommend the appropriate refund and/or action.


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