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Achieve Excellence in Financial Planning, Forecasting, Gross-to-Net, Corporate Controllership and External Reporting

June 11-12, 2019
  • San Francisco, CA

Agenda

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DAY ONE TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019

8:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00

Attendees are Invited to a Pre-Conference Workshop

GTN Boot Camp for Life Science Companies
  • Key components of GTN forecasts and projected accruals
  • Strategies for developing a sales forecast
  • GTN within commercial and Medicare Part D
  • Government pricing programs and GTN implications of Medicaid, 340B, FSS contracts
  • Establishing pipeline accruals
  • Process and systems considerations for end-to-end GTN success
  • Financial reporting and disclosures

PRESENTER:

Eric Benson
Audit and Assurance Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

10:00

Networking Refreshment Break

MAIN CONFERENCE

Positioning for Revenue and Growth

10:30

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Mike Makovec
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

10:45

Opening Address Next-Generation Gross-to-Net

Mike Makovec
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

11:30

Industry Panel Pace-Setting and Course-Steering for Growth — Strategies for a
High-Performing Finance Function that Scales with the Business

MODERATOR:

Deloitte

PANELISTS:

Mark Kaufmann
Chief Financial Officer
Ardelyx

Alan Fuhrman
Chief Financial Officer
Amplyx Pharmaceuticals

Angela VanScoy
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

12:15

Conference Luncheon

1:30

Accounting for Collaborations —
Core Considerations, Guidance and Technical Accounting Best Practices

Lindsi Scanlan
Managing Director
CFGI

Melanie Kavanagh
Managing Director
CFGI

Optimizing Systems and Technology

2:15

Digital Finance —
Tools and Techniques to Optimize Automation within Finance and Accounting

Michael VanderKlugt
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

3:00

Networking Refreshment Break

3:30

Robotic Process Automation Applications and Strategy

Robert Wells
Managing Director
CGFI

4:15

SEC Priorities, Focal Areas and Updates from the Office of the Chief Accountant

Sarah Esquivel
Associate Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

5:00

Close of Day One

Networking Cocktail Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019

7:45

Breakfast

8:45

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Ensuring Best Practices in GTN
Accounting and Forecasting

9:00

GTN Assessment and Roadmap to Launch Part 1: Models, Options and Process for Early Revenue

This session lays the framework and blueprint for launch, in terms of readying for GTN and early revenue.

Part 2: Copay, Coverage Gap and Returns — Three Pain Points Resolved

This segment tackles the three most difficult line items to predict when launching a product and resolves pain points.

Jennifer Sharpe
Executive Advisor, Revenue Analytics Collaborative
IntegriChain

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Product Case Study Sales Forecast Considerations, Commercial Rebates & Market Access

Murray Kay
former Commercial Controller
AbbVie

12:00

New Product Launch – Planning for Accounting and GTN

Chris Prentiss
Chief Accounting Officer
Adamas Pharmaceuticals

Scott Sieckert
Controller
Adamas Pharmaceuticals

12:45

Networking Luncheon

1:45

Keynote Panel Leading in Finance and Creating Value —
The Art and Science of the CFO in Today’s Cutting-Edge Biotech Company

MODERATOR:

Jim Quinlan
Partner
CFGI

PANELISTS:

Marc Belsky
Chief Financial Officer
Kezar Life Sciences

Carlos Campoy
Chief Financial Officer
Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.

2:45

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019

8:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00

Attendees are Invited to a Pre-Conference Workshop

GTN Boot Camp for Life Science Companies
  • Key components of GTN forecasts and projected accruals
  • Strategies for developing a sales forecast
  • GTN within commercial and Medicare Part D
  • Government pricing programs and GTN implications of Medicaid, 340B, FSS contracts
  • Establishing pipeline accruals
  • Process and systems considerations for end-to-end GTN success
  • Financial reporting and disclosures

PRESENTER:

Eric Benson
Audit and Assurance Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

10:00

Networking Refreshment Break

MAIN CONFERENCE

Positioning for Revenue and Growth

10:30

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Mike Makovec
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

10:45

Opening Address Next-Generation Gross-to-Net

Mike Makovec
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

11:30

Industry Panel Pace-Setting and Course-Steering for Growth — Strategies for a
High-Performing Finance Function that Scales with the Business

MODERATOR:

Deloitte

PANELISTS:

Mark Kaufmann
Chief Financial Officer
Ardelyx

Alan Fuhrman
Chief Financial Officer
Amplyx Pharmaceuticals

Angela VanScoy
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

12:15

Conference Luncheon

1:30

Accounting for Collaborations —
Core Considerations, Guidance and Technical Accounting Best Practices

Lindsi Scanlan
Managing Director
CFGI

Melanie Kavanagh
Managing Director
CFGI

Optimizing Systems and Technology

2:15

Digital Finance —
Tools and Techniques to Optimize Automation within Finance and Accounting

Michael VanderKlugt
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

3:00

Networking Refreshment Break

3:30

Robotic Process Automation Applications and Strategy

Robert Wells
Managing Director
CGFI

4:15

SEC Priorities, Focal Areas and Updates from the Office of the Chief Accountant

Sarah Esquivel
Associate Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

5:00

Close of Day One

Networking Cocktail Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019

7:45

Breakfast

8:45

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Ensuring Best Practices in GTN
Accounting and Forecasting

9:00

GTN Assessment and Roadmap to Launch Part 1: Models, Options and Process for Early Revenue

This session lays the framework and blueprint for launch, in terms of readying for GTN and early revenue.

Part 2: Copay, Coverage Gap and Returns — Three Pain Points Resolved

This segment tackles the three most difficult line items to predict when launching a product and resolves pain points.

Jennifer Sharpe
Executive Advisor, Revenue Analytics Collaborative
IntegriChain

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00

Product Case Study Sales Forecast Considerations, Commercial Rebates & Market Access

Murray Kay
former Commercial Controller
AbbVie

12:00

New Product Launch – Planning for Accounting and GTN

Chris Prentiss
Chief Accounting Officer
Adamas Pharmaceuticals

Scott Sieckert
Controller
Adamas Pharmaceuticals

12:45

Networking Luncheon

1:45

Keynote Panel Leading in Finance and Creating Value —
The Art and Science of the CFO in Today’s Cutting-Edge Biotech Company

MODERATOR:

Jim Quinlan
Partner
CFGI

PANELISTS:

Marc Belsky
Chief Financial Officer
Kezar Life Sciences

Carlos Campoy
Chief Financial Officer
Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.

2:45

Close of Conference