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7th Annual Pharma Resource Planning and Portfolio Management

Building Portfolio Value and Ensuring Higher Return of Investment by Utilizing Effective Resource Allocation Techniques

12-13 Mar 2014
Hyatt at the Bellevue - Philadelphia, PA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

7th Annual Pharma Resource Planning and Portfolio Management

The 7th Annual Pharma Resource Planning and Portfolio Management Conference will take the delegation beyond the traditional approaches to program forecasting and budgetary allocations and put them in touch with cutting edge strategies and methodologies that will prepare them to achieve a comprehensive and balanced portfolio.

With growing competition, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are under increased pressure to deliver additional value for key stakeholders through their portfolios.  Companies with comprehensive portfolios offering more to physicians, patients, payers and pharmacists will have the competitive edge.  Achieving a balanced portfolio in terms of new product development, lifecycle management and business development and licensing is key to reducing risk and growing franchise sales.  With patent expiry of key blockbuster drugs, approaching lifecycle management is very popular but over reliance on this approach can damage long-term prospects.

Delegates get to experience a two day conference consisting of 16 highly interactive conference sessions, 10-15 minutes of Q&A time after each presentation and 4+ hours of networking with individuals involved in portfolio planning, resource management, project management, program management and other similar facets in the pharmaceutical portfolio planning industry.


Key Topics

  • Institute effective project prioritization protocols to optimize resource allocation across a given portfolio
  • Author protocols that ensure portfolio balance while diversifying risk and elevating ROI
  • Confront the effect of limited staffing on portfolio management to assess its impact on long term business development
  • Reduce portfolio spending during periods of financial uncertainty to maintain project development initiatives
  • Enhance the identification and management of known and emerging risks with a movement beyond traditional benchmarking of similar products
  • Previous Attendees Include

    AstraZeneca, Cantenion, Merck & Co., Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Genentech, Abbott Laboratories, Bristol-Myers Squibb, DuPuy Orthopaedics, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

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    • CanBiotech

    • PharmaVOICE

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    • BioSpace

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    Practical Insights From

    Ellen Donnelly, Ph.D
    Head of Portfolio, Strategy & Communications Neuroscience Research
    Pfizer, Inc.

    Joyce Pinkham
    Senior Director, Portfolio Management
    Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Rich Hall
    Director, Project and Portfolio Information Management

    Shama Kajiji, M.S., Ph.D., MBA
    Director, R&D Strategy and Portfolio Integration Project Management
    Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Simon Hornby
    Director, Clinical Capacity, Planning & Analytics

    Cassia Cearley, Ph.D.
    Director, Corporate Portfolio Management
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals

    Eva M. Finney, Ph.D.
    Director, Global Project Management
    Merck & Co., Inc.

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Outstanding organization and excellent speakers set in a location conducive to first rate networking and quality learning." - Vitruvean
    • "I was exposed to some new concepts for portfolio/project/resource planning. Also got a very nice overview of what some big Pharmas (and other small pharmas or biotech companies through networking) are doing to be successful." - Bayer Corporation
    • "Absolutely wonderful event ! Keenly focused on strategies and issues directly influencing the industry; not just information but idea and solution generations." - Celgene Cellular Therapeutics
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Michelle Thomas

    The NBC Tower
    455 N CityFront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL

    Fax: 312 894 6304