The 2nd US Pharma PPM Toolbox: Day 1 Focus

Grab a pen. Take your calendar and make a note: January 9th and 10th. New Jersey City.  The 2nd US Annual Pharma PPM Toolbox. Yes, as you already know, the US Edition of the world’s most popular pharmaceutical PPM conference is back; even bigger and better.

This year’s event will be even more interactive, more practical and more personal. More than 30 speakers from companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Merck, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research and many more will share their experiences and practical tips in order to help you maximize your impact on your organization.

Impactful Case Studies

Day 1 of the Pharma PPM Toolbox will start with Eric Towler (Therapeutic Area Lead (CV/MET), BioPharma Project Management) from Bristol-Myers Squibb who will share his lessons on building a career as a project manager in a challenging, ever-changing Pharma arena.

With Matthew Kosiak (Director, Portfolio Management Oncology) from Sanofi, you will get a true “behind the scenes” experience on governance committees. Apart from his daily job, Matthew is a part of one and thus can help you discover how to prepare your team for a meeting with governance committee and manage the following results.

Michael Ma (Director, Project Management) from Ferring Pharmaceuticals will present his case study on how to achieve delivery excellence within your team while right before lunch, Sandra Teixeira (Ophthalmology Project Management Head, Project Management Office) from Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research will talk about the implementation of a PM development approach within a centralized project management organization.

Polylogues and Hands-on Workshops

Our speakers from the morning block are ready to answer your questions. Pick a table and get involved in discussion. Feel free to “speed-date” and switch tables anytime.

During the afternoon, you can get your hands dirty and choose one of the following workshops:

  1. Truly Connecting with Your Team: Emotional Leadership by Claire Blanchette, Vice President, Sr. Global Program Head Oncology from Bayer
  2. Leading Multicultural Teams by Jennifer Guy, Director Program Management from Takeda
  3. Making the Best out of a Conflict
  4. Current Regulatory Constraints
  5. Negotiation with Management Decision Boards

Choose your favorite one and become an active part of the event.

Time to Party!

It wouldn’t be a true EBCG event without a bit of fun. We invite you to our informal networking reception in the beautiful Hyatt Regency Jersey City Hotel with stunning Manhattan view to meet your peers, continue in discussions, and enjoy fine snacks with delicious drinks.

The Early Birds Gets… the Best Price!

Don’t miss the early bird registration for the Pharma PPM Toolbox and register now. The investment will increase on October 6th. In the meantime, check out our online community and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. We’ll keep you posted!