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


  1. Rachel Cooper, Director Health Initiative, Transparency International
  2. Michaela Ahlberg, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Getinge, Sweden
  3. Alejandro Gene, Chief Privacy Counsel, Celgene, Switzerland
  4. Jill Pearcy, Director ABPI Code Engagement, ABPI, United Kingdom
  5. Ole Wendler Pedersen, Vice President Legal, Compliance & Quality, Novo Nordisk
  6. Hannes Oswald-Brugel, Head Pharma Healthcare Compliance Office, Roche, Switzerland
  7. Alex Davison, Business Ethics Director, Ipsen, United Kingdom
  8. Pedro Vale Goncalves, Ethics & Compliance Head Iberia, GSK, Portugal
  9. Matthew Werner, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer, Bio-Rad Laboratories
  10. Signe Elbaek, Chief Compliance Officer, Coloplast
  11. Patrick Wellens, Board Member, Ethics & Compliance Switzerland
  12. Lee Parker, Director, EU + Privacy, Biogen, Switzerland
  13. Kersten Schmahl, Global Chief Compliance Officer, Molnlycke, Switzerland
  14. Abhiroop Gandhi, Trust & Compliance Officer, Verily (Google Life Sciences)
  15. Gaiane Karakashian, Head of the Secretariat, Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC), Ukraine
  16. Babila Gipponi, Associate Director, Compliance EMEA, Zimmer Biomet, Switzerland
  17. Caroline Franco, Ethics & Compliance Manager MIDI, Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands
  18. Marc Bauer, Vice President, Head of Legal & Compliance International, Agios Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland
  19. Franziska Janorschke, Global Head Business Practices Office, Novartis, Switzerland
  20. Efstathia Gkika, Ass. GC - Data Privacy Officer EMEA, Baxter, Switzerland
  21. Maria Buhlmann, Director Compliance & Ethics, AbbVie, Switzerland
  22. Giuliano Delfino, Director Ethics & Compliance Italy Hub, Eli Lilly, Italy
  23. Veronique Roedolf, Vice President, Head Ethics & Compliance Global Vaccines, GSK, Belgium
  24. Nick Tyler, Group Data Protection Officer and Global Lead, Privacy Legal Department, Takeda, Switzerland
  25. Maria Chiara Atzori, Global Chief Compliance Officer, Molnlycke, Sweden
  26. Kees van Ophem, Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel, Fresenius Medical Care, Switzerland Executive Vice President and Global General , Switzerland
  27. Borys Danevych, Partner, Attorney-at-law, Member of the UNIC, Danevych.Law, Ukraine
  28. Uwe Froehlich, Associate General Counsel Head of Legal & Compliance EMENAR, Swedish Orphan Biovitrum GmbH, Germany
  29. Sofie Melis, Head of Ethics & Compliance, IFPMA, Switzerland
  30. Antonis Roussos, Executive Director, Ethics & Compliance, Head of Privacy, Astellas, United Kingdom
  31. Francesco Clementucci, Sr. Anti-Corruption Adviser, Italy
  32. 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
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21901