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13th Annual Pharma Resource Planning & Portfolio Management

Prioritizing Projects with Tools, Data, and Governance to Maximize ROI

5-6 Feb 2020
Le Meridien Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Decision-Making Approach and Applying Risk Assessment Tools to Make Strategic Portfolio Decisions

Drug development continues to include huge investments at extremely high risk. It is critically important for the Pharmaceutical and Biotech manufacturers to assess risks in order to properly plan the development strategy

Workshop Moderator: Elaine Ravasco

Company: Executive Director, Head of Project Planning at Pfizer Inc.

Conference Workshop

Establishing a Portfolio Prioritization Process to Assist in Governance Decision Making

A portfolio prioritization framework is a valuable tool for pharmaceutical companies to drive strategic priorities and optimize the balance between addressing risk, resource constraints and organizational needs. It is beneficial to the overall portfolio, as it meets organizational objectives, but can be a challenge given multiple stakeholders and competing demands

Workshop Moderator: Tracey Rapp and Norma Valdez

Company:Sr. Director R&D Strategy and Portfolio Leadership at Biogen

Why You Should Attend

13th Annual Pharma Resource Planning & Portfolio Management

It is of high importance that the Pharma and Biotech industries are seeking new ways to strategically and continuously manage their portfolios as they hold extreme risk and high investment. Overcoming challenges within governance, the integration of portfolios, and decision making concerning resources will allow manufacturers to gain a competitive advantage and overall elevate the project portfolio performance.

This premier marcus evans conference will permit attendees in the portfolio and resource management space to identify enhanced techniques to better prioritize projects and portfolios in order to successfully award resources to winning investments.

Key Topics

  • Explore best strategies to successfully integrate two portfolios into an overall efficient portfolio
  • Maximize processes to effectively drive portfolio governance and achieve alignment
  • Optimize change management through collaboration and communication for a more smooth and rapid transition
  • Leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to enhance decision-making relating to resources, projects and portfolios
  • Balance local and global initiatives efficiently when looking to expand into larger global markets (Asia)

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    Practical Insights From

    Samantha O’Connor
    Executive Director, Head of Operations and Portfolio Management, Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)
    Pfizer Inc.

    Jared Fantasia
    Director, Global Program Management
    Johnson & Johnson

    Elaine Ravasco
    Executive Director, Head of Project Planning
    Pfizer Inc.

    Christopher O’Donovan
    Director, Resource Management
    Bristol-Myers Squibb

    Sean Keck-Mulligan
    Director Global Program Management – Workforce Planning

    Delfi Krishna
    Director Cell and Gene Therapy Platform, R&D Strategy, Portfolio, Operations

    Kerstin Laudemann
    Director of Portfolio Review and Governance
    Takeda Pharmaceutical

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “High quality presentations, engaging audience, well-run” -GSK Consumer
    • “The conference provided tremendous learning & networking opportunities in Portfolio Management” -Abbott Nutrition
    • “I would highly recommend this conference, the speakers and presentations were of a very high caliber and addressed major issues/topics on strategic resource of portfolio management" -Sunovion
    • “Very informative sessions and great mix of presentations” -Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
    • “Great program, smart discussions. Valuable insight to take back with me to my workplace” -Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Jeremy Wise

    455 N Cityfront Plaza 9th Floor – Chicago, IL 60611

    +1 312.540.3000 x6523