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February 23 - 25, 2021
🖧 VIRTUAL EVENT

Advancing Virtual Platforms & Technologies, Managing Compliance Risk and Ensuring Health & Safety for the Return to Face-to-Face

The life sciences industry’s only educational forum focused on critical marketing, operations and compliance matters for sustaining best in class speaker programs. Addressing new and emerging practices for speaker program development and execution.

What to Expect


Evaluate the Rapid Shift to Virtual Speaker Programs — Identify Best Practices and Opportunities
Evaluate the Rapid Shift to Virtual Speaker Programs — Identify Best Practices and Opportunities
  • Examine virtual program platform options and experiences
  • Discuss best practices for engaging HCPs in the COVID Era
  • Evolve speaker training to better prepare speakers for success in virtual forums
  • Understand compliance implications for virtual interactions and consider impact on auditing monitoring programs
Innovate through the Pandemic and Beyond — Assess Advancements in Technologies, Processes and HCP Engagement
Innovate through the Pandemic and Beyond — Assess Advancements in Technologies, Processes and HCP Engagement
  • Review the latest innovative tools, processes and technologies to drive operational efficiencies and enhance engagement
  • Identify KPIs necessary to assess the effectiveness and success of virtual speaker programs
  • Discuss the recent OIG Special Fraud Alert and understand prosecutor perspectives on the high-risk activities of speaker programs
Mapping the Path Back to Face-to-Face in the COVID Era — Rethinking Meeting Venues to Ensure Health & Safety
Mapping the Path Back to Face-to-Face in the COVID Era — Rethinking Meeting Venues to Ensure Health & Safety
  • Review current thinking around critical steps necessary to ensure health & safety (i.e. setting limits on numbers of attendees, social distancing and sanitization requirements)
  • Explore current protocols developed to minimize risk to reps, speakers, attendees
  • Examine key considerations to determine the right mix of live, hybrid and virtual speaker programs for the business

NEW THIS YEAR!

Post-Conference Live Sessions: ‘TUESDAY TALKS

Benefit from the opportunity to extend your learning and networking activities.

Our conference portal will be open for 30 days post-event, not only for you to view on-demand content and live conference sessions, but you’ll have an open invitation to join us for weekly ‘Tuesday Talks!’ On Tuesdays in March at Noon EST, participate in a live session on critical topics related to speaker programs management as the current landscape continues to evolve. Mark your calendars!


Sessions and Speakers Include:

Proposed Topic: Why Virtual Speaker Programs Are Here to Stay
Proposed Topic: Why Virtual Speaker Programs Are Here to Stay

Tuesday, March 2nd

The Emerging Hybrid Model — Operations and Compliance Considerations
The Emerging Hybrid Model — Operations and Compliance Considerations

Tuesday, March 9th

Tracey Doyle - Managing Partner, eNOVA


Proposed Topic: Implementing a Data Driven Approach for Executing Successful Speaker Programs
Proposed Topic: Implementing a Data Driven Approach for Executing Successful Speaker Programs

Tuesday, March 16th

Speakers TBA

Ask the Experts Panel Session — Assessing the Future of Speaker Programs
Ask the Experts Panel Session — Assessing the Future of Speaker Programs

Tuesday, March 23rd

Tim Reasoner - Director, U.S. Faculty Administration & Marketing Supplier Management, Lilly USA
Ellen Friedman - Senior Planner, Marketing Operations, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Who Should Attend

You will benefit from attending this event if you have responsibilities or involvement in the following areas:


  • Speaker Program Management
  • Marketing
  • Promotional Programs
  • Commercial Operations
  • Sales Operations
  • Product/Program Management
  • Professional/Medical Education
  • Compliance
  • Legal and Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Affairs
  • KOL Development Management

You will also benefit from this conference if you provide consulting or technology solutions for speaker program management.

2020 Life Sciences Audience

13 Years. 1000s of attendees. 1 forum dedicated to life sciences speaker programs.

Nearly 50 Life Sciences Companies
41% of companies sent teams
70% of the audience attended as part of a team

21%
Speaker Programs
19%
Marketing
18%
Legal/Compliance
14%
Commercial Operations
8%
Promotional Programs
5%
Medical Education
4%
HCP Engagement
4%
Events/Meetings
4%
Patient Access/Support
3%
Data/Analytics

Redefining Your Learning Experience

With the recent OIG fraud alert questioning the value of speaker programs, the industry’s swift transition to virtual programs and the uncertainty of when and how to return to face-to-face meetings, it is critical for industry leaders to connect with one another, strategize and share ideas – All in a safe, responsible way. With our dedication to address the most pressing issues, Speaker Programs 2021, taking place February 23 - 25, is a fully digital format offering attendees the ability to participate in virtual content, exhibits and AI-powered networking opportunities.


UNIQUE BENEFITS OF THIS VIRTUAL EVENT:
UNIQUE BENEFITS OF THIS VIRTUAL EVENT:
  • Customizable agenda with access to expanded session offerings
  • Convenient session scheduling for increased productivity
  • On-demand access to content assets and topic resources
  • Efficient and ROI-driven networking
  • Interactive sessions for reinforced learning
  • Pointed problem‑solving and solution sourcing
  • Broader industry benchmarking and post-event analytics & insights
  • Elevated direct access to industry experts
DIGITAL CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES:
DIGITAL CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES:
  • Access to virtual conference portal throughout the conference and for 30 days post‑event
  • Live Q&A Chat session with conference faculty
  • Live slide sharing 
  • On-demand access to content assets and topic resources 
  • AI-powered networking — sophisticated scheduling tools to establish meetings with attendees and faculty
POWER OF NETWORKING:
POWER OF NETWORKING:

Who’s Who? 

  • Attendee and company profiles provide insight into the delegation and sponsoring organizations 
  • Advanced search capabilities to identify opportunities and potential partners

When and How to Connect? 

  • Sophisticated and seamless scheduling tools to establish meeting times 
  • Ease-of-use technology to enable virtual networking

Why Choose a Virtual Event from Informa Connect?


Feb 23 - 25, 2021 is not going to be just another webinar or zoom call for Speaker Programs.

Watch our highlight video and see why the global community chooses Speaker Programs as the #1 event to access the innovative science, technologies and contacts needed to drive the industry forward.

Past Attendee

A must attend for anyone with speaker programs oversight responsibilities to evaluate internal capabilities against industry peers. I walked away with immediate opportunities and some good ideas on how to approach them.