John Forbes, consultant to global health care organizations and formerly the leader of various associations, will lead this interactive discussion. Most recently, John was executive director of the American Academy of Periodontology. Before that, he served as COO of the American Academy of Pediatrics and CEO of the American Red Cross, Missouri-Illinois region. John is known for his integrity, vision, outstanding communication skills, and turnaround management. His leadership competencies also include: strengthening leadership capabilities at all levels, developing and executing strategic plans, building high-performance teams, creating sustainable value for members and organizations, building global businesses and establishing powerful international connections, and creating positive, transparent, and accountable cultures.