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Past event: KOL/Thought Leader Engagement and Advisory Boards Summit

Implement relationships with leading healthcare investorsand innovative strategies for thought leader engagement

In the pharmaceutical and life science industry, it is imperative for physicians to find the most efficient and effective ways to manage collaboration with those who conduct research, write articles, or those who speak on their behalf. KOL management and relationships are an essential component for marketers and medical staff throughout the life cycle process of a drug or product.

The 10th KOL/Thought Leader Engagement and Advisory Boards Summit will provide attendees with insights about leading strategies to ensure the success of your medical affairs team and advance medical science communications by engaging with KOLs compliantly.

Top Five Reasons to Attend

  1. Establish best practices for engagement with key opinion leaders and advisory board management
  2. Differentiate the communication challenges between medical affairs and commercial functions
  3. Identify techniques to engage with thought leaders with value and key tools
  4. Understand key takeaways for managing thought leader relationships and cross-functional sharing
  5. Refine approaches working with healthcare quality leaders to cultivate relationships

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for representatives from pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies with responsibilities in the following areas:
  • KOL Relationship Management/Development
  • Opinion/ Thought Leader Relations
  • Medical Science Liaison
  • Brand/Product Management
  • Medical and Professional Affairs
  • Medical and Professional Education
  • Scientific/Medical Communication, Relations and Affairs
  • Advisory Board Management
  • Speaker Bureau Training/Management
  • Speaker Programs
  • Professional Education/Programs
  • Global Relations
  • Compliance, Legal and Regulatory
  • Business Development
  • CRM Systems
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Professional Relations
  • External Affairs
  • Stakeholder Relations/Outreach
  • Medical Publications
  • Physician Education/Outreach
  • Promotional Regulatory Affairs
  • Government Relations/Affairs
This conference is also of interest to:
  • KOL Management, Social Network Analysis "SNA" or KOL Identifiers
  • KOL Technology/Software Providers
  • KOL Identification and Mapping Services
  • Digital Advisory Board Service Providers
  • Conferencing Software Providers
  • Communication and Public Speaking Bureaus
  • Law Firms
  • Aggregate Spend


  • Christopher Alfieri, Thought Leader Liaison, EMD SERONO
  • Howard Berkowitz, Respiratory and Immunology, MSL, U.S. Field-Based Medical Affairs, SANOFI GENZYME
  • Bryan Bischel, Senior Director, US Medical Affairs, NOTAL VISION
  • Joseph Chiodo, Senior Medical Director, AGILE THERAPEUTICS
  • Grant Freidrich, KOL/Relationships Manager, WELLSPECT HEALTHCARE
  • Robert Geller, VP Medical Affairs, HERON THERAPEUTICS
  • Deanine Halliman, Ph.D., Director, North American Medical Affairs Operations, ELEKTA
  • Lance Hill, CEO, WITHIN3
  • Brandi Howard, Senior Vice President, Global Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, EVOFEM BIOSCIENCES
  • Daniel Jones, Medical Director and U.S. Lead, EMD SERONO
  • Peter Kowey, Head of Cardiology, MAIN LINE HEALTH
  • Bob Numerof, VP Medical Affairs, RIGEL PHARMACEUTICALS
  • William Soliman, President, Chairman of the Board, ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL AFFAIRS
  • Trina Stonner, RN, MSN, President, AVANT HEALTHCARE

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The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
3600 Sansom Street, 19104
Philadelphia, PA, USA


The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
3600 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Enjoy a refreshing and rewarding experience at The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel in University City. This AAA Four Diamond hotel is located on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Stay at this hotel and be near famous attractions, museums, and the medical and business districts, and just 20 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport. An ideal base with a prime location to explore all Philadelphia has to offer.

To make reservations, please call 215-823-6240 and request the group rate for ExL's June Meetings. To make reservations online Click Here

The group rate is available until May 28, 2019. Please book your room early, as rooms available at this rate are limited.
Event details
Organizer : ExL
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20341