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4th Annual West Coast Life Sciences Meeting Management Forum

For Meeting and Event Decision-Makers in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device Fields

December 14-15, 2011
  • San Diego, California

Agenda

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Wednesday December 14, 2011
7:30 am - 8:45 am

Main Conference Registration and Breakfast on the Tradeshow Floor


8:45 am - 9:15 am

Chairman’s Welcome and Industry Overview • Meeting Management and the Sunshine Act in 2012

James Vachon
Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions
Millennium: The TAKEDA Oncology Company

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Compliance Address • The Top Compliance Trends for HCP Interactions

Peter Claude
Partner, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Advisory Practice
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Physician Panel Discussion • In the Mind of the Physician — Medical Meetings and Events

Ben Comer
Senior Editor
Pharmaceutical Executive magazine
David Bazzo M.D.
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
University of California San Diego
Enoch Choi M.D.
Partner
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
John Kusske M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine; Interim Chair, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine
University of California Irvine

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Physician Panel Discussion • In the Mind of the Physician — Medical Meetings and Events

Ben Comer
Senior Editor
Pharmaceutical Executive magazine
David Bazzo M.D.
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
University of California San Diego
Enoch Choi M.D.
Partner
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
John Kusske M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine; Interim Chair, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine
University of California Irvine

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Physician Panel Discussion • In the Mind of the Physician — Medical Meetings and Events

Ben Comer
Senior Editor
Pharmaceutical Executive magazine
David Bazzo M.D.
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
University of California San Diego
Enoch Choi M.D.
Partner
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
John Kusske M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine; Interim Chair, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine
University of California Irvine

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Physician Panel Discussion • In the Mind of the Physician — Medical Meetings and Events

Ben Comer
Senior Editor
Pharmaceutical Executive magazine
David Bazzo M.D.
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
University of California San Diego
Enoch Choi M.D.
Partner
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
John Kusske M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine; Interim Chair, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine
University of California Irvine

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Networking and Refreshment Break on the Tradeshow Floor


11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Networking Luncheon on the Tradeshow Floor


1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Choose from Three Executive Discussions (A, B or C)


1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

A • Bio/Pharmaceutical Meeting Management Compliance

Angie Duncan
Director, CWT SMM Operations North America
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Lisa Keilty
President; Past President, International Medical Meetings Professional Association
Keilty Group
Diane Hilligoss
Consultant, Physician Aggregate Spend Team
Eli Lilly & Co

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

A • Bio/Pharmaceutical Meeting Management Compliance

Angie Duncan
Director, CWT SMM Operations North America
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Lisa Keilty
President; Past President, International Medical Meetings Professional Association
Keilty Group
Diane Hilligoss
Consultant, Physician Aggregate Spend Team
Eli Lilly & Co

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

A • Bio/Pharmaceutical Meeting Management Compliance

Angie Duncan
Director, CWT SMM Operations North America
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Lisa Keilty
President; Past President, International Medical Meetings Professional Association
Keilty Group
Diane Hilligoss
Consultant, Physician Aggregate Spend Team
Eli Lilly & Co

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

B • Medical Device Meeting Compliance Policy

Donna Patrick CMP, CMM
Senior Manager, Group Meetings and Travel
Medtronic, Inc.

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

C • Compliance Oversight for Hotels and Vendors

Michelle Bartolone CMP
CEO
MEETING SITES PRO, INC./GLOBAL MEETINGS GROUP

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking and Refreshment Break on the Tradeshow Floor


3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Certification Update • Update on the International Medical Meeting Professionals Association (IMMPA)

Lisa Keilty
President; Past President, International Medical Meetings Professional Association
Keilty Group

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Tradeshow, Convention and Event Marketing under FDA, PhRMA and AdvaMed

Nancy Hoppe
Independent Contractor; Former President
HCEA
Jennifer Carnahan
Account Executive
Global Experience Specialists

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Tradeshow, Convention and Event Marketing under FDA, PhRMA and AdvaMed

Nancy Hoppe
Independent Contractor; Former President
HCEA
Jennifer Carnahan
Account Executive
Global Experience Specialists

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Effective Use of Mobile Apps for Meetings and Events

Midori Connolly
CEO/Chief AVGirl
Pulse Staging and Events
Jessica L. Levin MBA, CMP
President and Chief Connector
Seven Degrees Communications, LLC

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Effective Use of Mobile Apps for Meetings and Events

Midori Connolly
CEO/Chief AVGirl
Pulse Staging and Events
Jessica L. Levin MBA, CMP
President and Chief Connector
Seven Degrees Communications, LLC

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Close of Day One • Networking, Cocktail Reception on the Tradeshow Floor


Thursday December 15, 2011
8:00 am - 8:45 am

Networking Breakfast on the Tradeshow Floor


8:45 am - 9:00 am

Chairman’s Review of Day One

David Wellington Finch CMP
Manager, Compliance, Training and Supplier Operations Global Meeting Management
Amgen

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Roundtable Discussions • Brainstorm Best Practices — Interact with Your Peers on Hot Topics and Trends


10:15 am - 10:45 am

Networking and Refreshment Break on the Tradeshow Floor


10:45 am - 11:45 am

Panel Discussion • Enhance the Request for Proposal (RFP) and Negotiation Processes

Betsy Bondurant
President
Bondurant Consulting
Judy Benaroche Johnson
President, CEO
Rx Meetings Worldwide, Inc.
Tamara Ball
Senior Clinical Services Manager, Meeting Planning and Regulatory Documents and Contracts Management
Allergan
Valarie Leishman
Senior Manager, Meetings and Travel, Global Procurement Operations
Pfizer Inc

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Panel Discussion • Enhance the Request for Proposal (RFP) and Negotiation Processes

Betsy Bondurant
President
Bondurant Consulting
Judy Benaroche Johnson
President, CEO
Rx Meetings Worldwide, Inc.
Tamara Ball
Senior Clinical Services Manager, Meeting Planning and Regulatory Documents and Contracts Management
Allergan
Valarie Leishman
Senior Manager, Meetings and Travel, Global Procurement Operations
Pfizer Inc

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Panel Discussion • Enhance the Request for Proposal (RFP) and Negotiation Processes

Betsy Bondurant
President
Bondurant Consulting
Judy Benaroche Johnson
President, CEO
Rx Meetings Worldwide, Inc.
Tamara Ball
Senior Clinical Services Manager, Meeting Planning and Regulatory Documents and Contracts Management
Allergan
Valarie Leishman
Senior Manager, Meetings and Travel, Global Procurement Operations
Pfizer Inc

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Panel Discussion • Enhance the Request for Proposal (RFP) and Negotiation Processes

Betsy Bondurant
President
Bondurant Consulting
Judy Benaroche Johnson
President, CEO
Rx Meetings Worldwide, Inc.
Tamara Ball
Senior Clinical Services Manager, Meeting Planning and Regulatory Documents and Contracts Management
Allergan
Valarie Leishman
Senior Manager, Meetings and Travel, Global Procurement Operations
Pfizer Inc

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Prepare for Global HCP Meetings and Travel

Agnès Canonica CMP, CMM
General Manager, North American and Latin America
MD Events

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Luncheon on the Tradeshow Floor


1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Panel Discussion • Ways to Save Money on Internal and External Meetings

Bonnie Weiss
Director, Pharmaceutical Industry Sales
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Sara P. Breese CMP
Marketing Communications Manager
SeaSpine, Inc.
James Vachon
Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions
Millennium: The TAKEDA Oncology Company
Melody Kath
Senior Meeting Planner
Medtronic, Inc.

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Panel Discussion • Ways to Save Money on Internal and External Meetings

Bonnie Weiss
Director, Pharmaceutical Industry Sales
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Sara P. Breese CMP
Marketing Communications Manager
SeaSpine, Inc.
James Vachon
Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions
Millennium: The TAKEDA Oncology Company
Melody Kath
Senior Meeting Planner
Medtronic, Inc.

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Panel Discussion • Ways to Save Money on Internal and External Meetings

Bonnie Weiss
Director, Pharmaceutical Industry Sales
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Sara P. Breese CMP
Marketing Communications Manager
SeaSpine, Inc.
James Vachon
Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions
Millennium: The TAKEDA Oncology Company
Melody Kath
Senior Meeting Planner
Medtronic, Inc.

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Panel Discussion • Ways to Save Money on Internal and External Meetings

Bonnie Weiss
Director, Pharmaceutical Industry Sales
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Sara P. Breese CMP
Marketing Communications Manager
SeaSpine, Inc.
James Vachon
Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions
Millennium: The TAKEDA Oncology Company
Melody Kath
Senior Meeting Planner
Medtronic, Inc.

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Panel Discussion • Tech from the Trenches — User Perspectives on Meeting Technology

Sonal Humane
Associate Director, Investigator Meeting Management
Merck & Co.
Hara C. Hawthorne
Manager, Meeting Planning
Eisai, Inc.
Valarie Leishman
Senior Manager, Meetings and Travel, Global Procurement Operations
Pfizer Inc

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Panel Discussion • Tech from the Trenches — User Perspectives on Meeting Technology

Sonal Humane
Associate Director, Investigator Meeting Management
Merck & Co.
Hara C. Hawthorne
Manager, Meeting Planning
Eisai, Inc.
Valarie Leishman
Senior Manager, Meetings and Travel, Global Procurement Operations
Pfizer Inc

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Panel Discussion • Tech from the Trenches — User Perspectives on Meeting Technology

Sonal Humane
Associate Director, Investigator Meeting Management
Merck & Co.
Hara C. Hawthorne
Manager, Meeting Planning
Eisai, Inc.
Valarie Leishman
Senior Manager, Meetings and Travel, Global Procurement Operations
Pfizer Inc

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Co-Chairs’ Closing Insights

James Vachon
Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions
Millennium: The TAKEDA Oncology Company
David Wellington Finch CMP
Manager, Compliance, Training and Supplier Operations Global Meeting Management
Amgen

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Co-Chairs’ Closing Insights

James Vachon
Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions
Millennium: The TAKEDA Oncology Company
David Wellington Finch CMP
Manager, Compliance, Training and Supplier Operations Global Meeting Management
Amgen

4:00 pm

Close of Conference


Agenda

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