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Agenda

Financial Planning • Budget Development and Negotiation • Investigator Payments • FMV

December 6-7, 2017
  • Philadelphia, PA

Agenda

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DAY ONE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017

12:15

Conference Registration

1:00

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

1:15

The Rx for Your Clinical Financial Management

Nina Pruitt
Senior Director, Payments
Medidata Solutions

2:00

CASE STUDY Create an Intentionally Iterative Approach to Clinical Trial Sourcing

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager,
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

2:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

Improve Clinical Trial Budgeting and Forcast Accuracy

3:15

Redefine the CRO Budget — Cost Effective Alternatives for Pharma

Michael McNamara
Director of Finance and Corporate Controller
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

4:00

The Finance Role in 2018: Thinking Beyond the Acronyms

Sue Vestri
CFO
Greenphire

4:45

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Decoding the Hidden Costs Impacting Your Clinical Trial Budget

FACILITATOR:

Rikki-Quinn James-Renz
Director, Clinical Research Contracting, Research & Development Alliances
Fox Chase Cancer

5:15

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017

7:45

Continental Breakfast

8:15

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager,
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

8:30

FACULTY THINK TANK Escape the Gray Areas of FMV in Contract Negotiations

FACILITATOR:

David Kim
Vice President, Business Development
Celeritas Solutions

How to Construct Your Payment Schedules to Drive Study Execution

9:30

Breaking Down the Payment Schedule

Michael McNamara
Director of Finance and Corporate Controller
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30

Manage the Intricacies of Investigator Site Payments

Debora Araujo
Associate Director, Site Budget and Payments
Site Enablement – Clinical Operations
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

11:15

Automating Site Payments — Do More With Less

Ari Cofini
Regional Vice President
Bioclinica

11:45

Collaborating with Contract Research Organizations to Drive
Study Execution

Erin Williams
Senior Director, Global Head, Site Contracts
PAREXEL International

12:15

Networking Luncheon

Collaboration in CTAs —
Working Cross-Functionally

1:15

Best Practices in a Clinical Trial Agreement —
Perspectives from Sponsors, CROs and Sites

MODERATOR

Chris Englerth
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Bioclinica

SPONSOR:

Leonide Saad
CEO
Alkeus Pharmaceuticals

Erica McKeon
Director, Senior Corporate Counsel
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

CRO:

Erin Williams
Senior Director, Global Head, Site Contracts
PAREXEL International

SITE:

Wade Strzinek
President
Protenium Clinical Research

2:15

CLOSING ROUND TABLE How to Accelerate Clinical Trial Agreements to Avoid Trial Delays

FACILITATOR:

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager,
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

3:00

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.
Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017

12:15

Conference Registration

1:00

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

1:15

The Rx for Your Clinical Financial Management

Nina Pruitt
Senior Director, Payments
Medidata Solutions

2:00

CASE STUDY Create an Intentionally Iterative Approach to Clinical Trial Sourcing

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager,
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

2:45

Networking and Refreshment Break

Improve Clinical Trial Budgeting and Forcast Accuracy

3:15

Redefine the CRO Budget — Cost Effective Alternatives for Pharma

Michael McNamara
Director of Finance and Corporate Controller
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

4:00

The Finance Role in 2018: Thinking Beyond the Acronyms

Sue Vestri
CFO
Greenphire

4:45

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Decoding the Hidden Costs Impacting Your Clinical Trial Budget

FACILITATOR:

Rikki-Quinn James-Renz
Director, Clinical Research Contracting, Research & Development Alliances
Fox Chase Cancer

5:15

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017

7:45

Continental Breakfast

8:15

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager,
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

8:30

FACULTY THINK TANK Escape the Gray Areas of FMV in Contract Negotiations

FACILITATOR:

David Kim
Vice President, Business Development
Celeritas Solutions

How to Construct Your Payment Schedules to Drive Study Execution

9:30

Breaking Down the Payment Schedule

Michael McNamara
Director of Finance and Corporate Controller
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30

Manage the Intricacies of Investigator Site Payments

Debora Araujo
Associate Director, Site Budget and Payments
Site Enablement – Clinical Operations
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

11:15

Automating Site Payments — Do More With Less

Ari Cofini
Regional Vice President
Bioclinica

11:45

Collaborating with Contract Research Organizations to Drive
Study Execution

Erin Williams
Senior Director, Global Head, Site Contracts
PAREXEL International

12:15

Networking Luncheon

Collaboration in CTAs —
Working Cross-Functionally

1:15

Best Practices in a Clinical Trial Agreement —
Perspectives from Sponsors, CROs and Sites

MODERATOR

Chris Englerth
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Bioclinica

SPONSOR:

Leonide Saad
CEO
Alkeus Pharmaceuticals

Erica McKeon
Director, Senior Corporate Counsel
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

CRO:

Erin Williams
Senior Director, Global Head, Site Contracts
PAREXEL International

SITE:

Wade Strzinek
President
Protenium Clinical Research

2:15

CLOSING ROUND TABLE How to Accelerate Clinical Trial Agreements to Avoid Trial Delays

FACILITATOR:

Crystal Wilmesherr
Senior Category Manager,
Science & Technology Services, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

3:00

Close of Conference