Corporate Compliance & Transparency in Life Sciences Conference

Zurich, Switzerland

Key Topics

  • AI & digitization in healthcare - opportunities & concerns
  • Ethical stewardship & value-based compliance
  • Data privacy & concent management
  • New interactions' (RWE, medical apps, mHealth) emerging risk and compliance implications
  • The future of ethical engagement with health care stakeholders
  • Global compliance, transparency & codes updates
  • Combating healthcare corruption
  • Medical Devices & Diagnostics specific risks and compliance concerns

Key Takeaways

  • Best practices to handle data privacy & ethics concerns related to artificial intelligence
  • Examples of turning digital technologies into tools for combating corruption & enhancing integrity
  • Insights into new health-tech players' ethics and compliance programs
  • Steps for embedding ethics into the company DNA
  • Expectations on compliance as a business advisor
  • First-hand experience with setting-up a compliance strategy for new interactions (RWE, social media, medical apps)
  • Practical tips to enhance GDPR compliance in clinical research
  • Tools to measure compliance program effectiveness

More Key Takeaways

  • Review of latest global transparency & codes developments
  • Rare diseases compliance insights
  • Best practices to handle data privacy
  • Examples of conducting effective third-party audits
  • Data-driven approaches to risk assessments
  • Keys for medical devices compliance in a changing regulatory environment
  • Critical insights into a monitoring plan & it's effective implementation
  • Lessons learned from Fresenius Medical FCPA resolution
  • Tips for training and communication


  • Rachel Cooper, Director Health Initiative, Transparency International
  • Michaela Ahlberg, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Getinge, Sweden
  • Alejandro Gene, Chief Privacy Counsel, Celgene, Switzerland
  • Jill Pearcy, Director ABPI Code Engagement, ABPI, United Kingdom
  • Ole Wendler Pedersen, Vice President Legal, Compliance & Quality, Novo Nordisk
  • Hannes Oswald-Brugel, Head Pharma Healthcare Compliance Office, Roche, Switzerland
  • Alex Davison, Business Ethics Director, Ipsen, United Kingdom
  • Pedro Vale Goncalves, Ethics & Compliance Head Iberia, GSK, Portugal
  • Matthew Werner, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer, Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Signe Elbaek, Chief Compliance Officer, Coloplast
  • Patrick Wellens, Board Member, Ethics & Compliance Switzerland
  • Lee Parker, Director, EU + Privacy, Biogen, Switzerland
  • Kersten Schmahl, Global Chief Compliance Officer, Molnlycke, Switzerland
  • Abhiroop Gandhi, Trust & Compliance Officer, Verily (Google Life Sciences)
  • Gaiane Karakashian, Head of the Secretariat, Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC), Ukraine
  • Babila Gipponi, Associate Director, Compliance EMEA, Zimmer Biomet, Switzerland
  • Caroline Franco, Ethics & Compliance Manager MIDI, Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands
  • Marc Bauer, Vice President, Head of Legal & Compliance International, Agios Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland
  • Franziska Janorschke, Global Head Business Practices Office, Novartis, Switzerland
  • Efstathia Gkika, Ass. GC - Data Privacy Officer EMEA, Baxter, Switzerland
  • Maria Buhlmann, Director Compliance & Ethics, AbbVie, Switzerland
  • Giuliano Delfino, Director Ethics & Compliance Italy Hub, Eli Lilly, Italy
  • Veronique Roedolf, Vice President, Head Ethics & Compliance Global Vaccines, GSK, Belgium
  • Nick Tyler, Group Data Protection Officer and Global Lead, Privacy Legal Department, Takeda, Switzerland
  • Maria Chiara Atzori, Global Chief Compliance Officer, Molnlycke, Sweden
  • Kees van Ophem, Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel, Fresenius Medical Care, Switzerland Executive Vice President and Global General , Switzerland
  • Borys Danevych, Partner, Attorney-at-law, Member of the UNIC, Danevych.Law, Ukraine
  • Uwe Froehlich, Associate General Counsel Head of Legal & Compliance EMENAR, Swedish Orphan Biovitrum GmbH, Germany
  • Sofie Melis, Head of Ethics & Compliance, IFPMA, Switzerland
  • Antonis Roussos, Executive Director, Ethics & Compliance, Head of Privacy, Astellas, United Kingdom
  • Francesco Clementucci, Sr. Anti-Corruption Adviser, Italy
  • Albena Kuyumdzhieva, Program Manager Ethics & Data Protection, European Commission, Belgium

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Hotel Novotel Zurich City West
Schiffbaustrasse 13, 8005
Zurich, Zwitserland

Event details
Organizer : Fleming
Venue : Hotel Novotel Zurich City West, Zurich, Switzerland
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21901