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Rescheduled / Postponed event: MASS East Summit 2020

Four core competencies of the Medical Affairs & MSL role combine to manage thought leaders, increase compliant medical communication, Evidence generation and Phase 4 Studies through a Three-day Education Program

New Brunswick, NJ, United States

We must postpone the MASS (Medical Affairs Strategic Summit) East event in New Brunswick on April 14-16, 2020 due to COVID-19. We are working with the hotel venue to find new dates in 2020 to reschedule the conference and we will be in touch shortly. 

MASS East 2020 will provide a platform for Medical Affairs executives and professionals to share best practices, strategic insights, and collaborate with over 300 Professionals to advance communication techniques, build out your Medical Affairs organization, prepare for launches, and discover new technologies to track progress and keep customers engaged in a digital world.

This conference will address several areas of the medical's affairs role including:
  • Internal and Field Strategies
  • Management and Communication Concerns
  • Improving Current Processes in Order to Ensure Compliance
  • The Expanding Role of MSL's
  • Big Data and the Need for Real-World Evidence
  • The Evolving Role of the Patient
  • Investigator Initiated Trials
  • Avenues for Adverse Event Reporting
  • The Role That Digital Technology Is Playing in Advancing Medical Affairs
  • KOLs and Speaker Bureaus
  • Social Media and DTC Campaigns

...and more!

Who Should Attend:

This conference is designed for representatives from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations with responsibilities in the following areas:
  • Medical Affairs/Field Medical Affairs
  • Clinical/Scientific Affairs
  • Medical Science Liaisons/MSLs
  • Medical Strategy/Communications
  • Medical/Clinical Operations
  • KOL/Thought Leader Relations/Engagement
  • Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR)
  • Investigator-Initiated Studies (IIS)
  • Investigator-Initiated Trials (IIT)
  • Investigator-Sponsored Trials (IST)
  • Research Collaborations
  • Medical/Scientific/Patient Communications
  • Medical Information
  • Medical Education
  • Publication Planning
  • Health Economics and Outcomes Research/HEOR
  • Compliance/Legal
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Research Grants
  • Call Center Management
  • Patient Services
  • Clinical Outcomes and Publications
This conference is also designed for:
  • KOL and Thought Leader Mapping Organizations
  • Data Management Vendors
  • Clinical Trial Service Providers
  • Scientific and Technology Solutions Providers
  • Medical Affairs Service Organizations
  • Medical and Scientific Communication Vendors
  • Talent Acquisition Service Providers
  • Call Center Vendors
  • Companion Diagnostics
  • Data Management Solution Providers
  • Clinical Outcomes and Publications

Speakers Include:

  • Christopher Alfieri, Thought Leader Liaison, EMD Serono
  • Kevin Appareti, Senior Director, Global Medical Science Liaison, Philips Healthcare
  • Jacqueline S. Armani, O.D., FAAO, Medical Science Liaison, Alcon
  • Howard Berkowitz, Respiratory and Immunology, MSL, U.S. Field-Based Medical Affairs, Sanofi Genzyme
  • Tommy Brock, Senior MSL, United Therapeutics
  • Rashonda Burkett, Director, MSL, Novartis
  • Jasmine Correy, Medical Science Liaison, Sanofi
  • Jill Culiner, Director, Global Medical Affairs Strategy, BD
  • Dan Hennessy, Vice President Field Medical Affairs, EMD Serono
  • Luchy Hidalgo, M.D., Independent Consultant
  • Tonya L. Johnson, PharmD, Director, Global Medical Excellence, Allergan
  • Jeremy Keeton, ONC Investigator Initiated Trials Project Manager, ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
  • Teresa Kelton, J.D., Pharm.D., MPH, Executive Director, R&D and Quality Counsel, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Sheila Komara, Senior MSL, Mallinckrodt
  • Barry Lubarsky, Executive Director, Medical Affairs Strategy, Alkermes
  • Michael Martineau, Senior Manager, Externally Sponsored Research, Ipsen
  • Jill Massey, Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs, Melinta Therapeutics
  • Nitasha Phatak, M.D., Ph.D., Investigator Initiated Trial Expert, Methodist Health System
  • Alan Polnariev, MSL, Ferring Pharmaceutical
  • Sara Sangha, Assoc. Vice President, U.S. Medical Affairs- Facial Aesthetics Therapy Area Lead, Allergan
  • Archie Stone, Ph.D., BCMAS, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Alcresta Therapeutics
  • Sudeesh Tantry, Vice President, Global Medical Affairs, Glenmark Therapeutics
  • Steve Valliere, Pharm.D., M.Sc., Director, Neurology Medical Science Liaison Team Lead - East, Clinical Research and Medical Affairs, Sunovion
  • Josh Yoder, Ph.D, Medical Science Liaison, uniQure
  • Rita Zambelas, Associate Director, Amicus Therapeutics
  • Steven Zhang, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Kala Pharmaceuticals
  • Cynthia Zinman, Externally Sponsored Research Manager and Clinical Study Leader, AstraZeneca
Pre Conference Workshop Day: April 14, 2020
Full Day KOL Engagement Seminar: April 14, 2020
Main Conference: April 15-16, 2020

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Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
2 Albany St., 08901
New Brunswick, NJ, USA

To make reservations, guests can call 732-873-1234 or 877-803-7534 and request the negotiated rate for this MASS East 2020.

To make reservations online Click Here

The group rate is available until March 23, 2020. Please book your room early, as rooms available at this rate are limited.
Event details
Organizer : ExL
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21861