DATE FOR 2018 NATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL CONGRESS ANNOUNCED -  October 24, 2018

The pre-eminent one day pharmaceutical industry conference in Canada

Chronicle Companies is pleased to host the 12th Annual National Pharmaceutical Congress, taking place on October 24, 2018 at the Mississauga Convention Centre (75 Derry Road West, Mississauga). As Canada's largest stage for leaders in the pharmaceutical industry, the Congress presents industry reflections, ideas, and innovations. The Congress is attended by over 200 delegates every year and is an opportunity to learn, reflect, and network with the industry's most prominent thought leaders and visionaries.

The congress is hosted in conjunction with and followed by the 16th Annual Canadian Healthcare Marketing Hall of Fame Gala Luncheon.

Praise from 2017

Published November 2, 2017 on LinkedIn by Simon Reid, Recruitment Director, St. Amour and Associates

 

Pharma Congress 2017: Highlights and Insights

 

I attended the pharmaceutical congress (http://www.pharmacongress.info/) last week and found it to be a very compelling conference. For those who could not attend here are a few highlights:

  • Culture is king: In presentations by senior leaders from Otsuka and Purdue, building and changing culture was a key focus. In fact, in a surveyof conference attendees 94% rated culture as very important to their organization. An example was given of a representative who was outperforming their nearest colleague by nearly 100% because of a personal connection to the therapeutic area. This continues to reinforce the importance of having a strong vision from senior leadership that is well communicated and lived throughout the organization.
  • Market Access continues to be a challenge in the Canadian pharmaceutical industry. There were a number of executives who addressed this concern at various times with pertinent examples of situations where Canada was underperforming the G20 in regarding to market access for life sustaining medications. The need for professionals who can sell value and have established relationships with payers will continue to be in demand.
  • Oncology and rare diseases will continue to shape our industry. There is still a great need for treatments in these two therapeutic areas and pharma is continuing to respond to this demand. This trend will continue over the medium term. Gaining this experience will lead to ample opportunities in the job market.
  • It is reasonable to suggest that AIDS will be eraticated in the next 20 years. This is the goal of ViiV healthcare. Thanks to a stirring presentation from Sarah Leclerc, GM of ViiV Healthcare Canada, we all now understand our responsibility to get tested.
  • Cultivating talent locally is as important in business success as anything. 24% of executives rated local talent development as most important in business success on par with other metrics like strategy, unit development and sales and marketing excellence. Given the complexity of specialty pharmaceutical markets, it is important to have a partner who recognizes talent to continue to meet the challenges of our evolving industry.

It was a pleasure to attend this event. What was also very obvious was the passion that all of these executives have for helping patients. I found this to be especially motivating. Congratulations to all of the award winners! See you on October 24th 2018!

Thank you to our 2017 Faculty

Brian Bloom, Bloom Burton

Peter Brenders, Sanofi Genzyme Canada

Brian Canestraro, Intercept Pharma Canada

Andrew Casey, BIOTECanada

Tiana DiMichele, Impres Phama Inc.

Tim Dowell, Purdue Pharma

Pamela Fralick, Innovative Medicines Canada

Karl Frank, Bayshore Specialty Rx

James Hall, Aralez Pharmaceutical

John Haslam, Rare Disease Consultant

Brian Hilberdink, Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.

Robin Hunter, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

David Jamieson, Environics

Joe Knott, The Pangaea Group

Sara Leclerc, ViiV Healthcare Group

Kevin Leshuk, Celegene Canada

John Leombruno, McKesson Canada

Bob McLay, Sobi Canada Inc.

Eileen McMahon, Torys LLP

Jennifer Meldrum, Vanguard Pharma

Ronnie Miller, Hoffmann-La Roche Limited

Ali Mir, TELUS Health

Paul Petrelli, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

David Renwick, Adapt Pharma

Jon Rogers, The Thrive Partnership Group

Allison Rosenthal, Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical Inc.

Robert Seguin, The Productive Leadership Group

Mitch Shannon, Chronicle Companies

FACULTY BIOS

2017_NPC_faculty36 Oct25.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.6 MB]

Who should attend:

Chairman/ CEO/ COO

R&D Heads

Business Development and Sales Heads / Managers

Industry Analysts

Leaders in Research Organization 

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors 

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BRONZE SPONSOR

 

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE, AS WELL AS ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES. FOR INFORMATION CONTACT MITCH SHANNON OR CATHERINE DUSOME AT 416-916-2476 OR EMAIL health@chronicle.org

The National Pharmaceutical Congress and Canadian Healthcare Marketing Hall of Fame are planned, organized and executed event by members of the Canadian pharma community. A not-for-profit event that provides financial support to Canadian Healthcare endeavours. Since the inception of the Congress, more than $40,000 has been donated to health research and patient causes. The 11th Annual National Pharmaceutical Congress will be held in support of Sandi's Fund for Camp Liberté.

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