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July 27 - 28, 2021

July 27 - 28, 2021

Evolve Hybrid/Live Speaker Programs Execution in a Shifting Enforcement Landscape

The life science industry’s number one educational resource for critical content addressing 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 This Summer...

Review Compliance Trends in the Pivot Back to Live Speaker Programs

  • Understand Compliance Implications and Speaker Programs
  • Examine types of possible changes in policies and guidelines for consideration for in-person speaker programs to mitigate risks highlighted in the OIG Fraud Alert
  • Benchmark potential changes in speaker program format for in-person speaker programs in response to the OIG Fraud Alert
  • Discuss potential updates in PhRMA code/guidance to address the recent speaker program OIG Fraud Alert/CIAs

Examine Critical Execution Steps for Migration to Hybrid/Live Programs

  • Join your peers for small group discussions on the current status of speaker programs, trending challenges related to the return to F2F as well as shared best practices
  • Engage in a live benchmarking session to take the industry pulse and explore what the results signal for the future of speaker programs execution
  • Map tools and processes to ensure balanced experiences of live and virtual attendees
  • Discuss strategic approaches to manage risks, contain costs and ensure attendee health & safety

Identify Best Practices for Engagement

  • Understand HCP perspectives on virtual/hybrid/live meetings
  • Determine essential criteria to assess the effectiveness of live versus virtual speaker programs
  • Consider the merits of successful virtual engagement tools and how they may be integrated with live/hybrid models

Working Roundtables Formatted for Idea Exchange

  • Working roundtables are formatted to maximize your face time with other attendees so that you can benefit from idea exchange across the delegate contingency.
  • Each working roundtable entails a twenty minute overview with live benchmarking questions led by faculty facilitators and then attendees will transfer into random, smaller breakouts (2 – 3x during the working roundtable) to discuss the results of the benchmarking and share best practices. Providing all attendees the opportunity to connect with the majority of delegates in a face-to-face virtual dialogue.

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.

Redefining Your Learning Experience

With our dedication to address the most pressing issues, the Speaker Programs Benchmarking Summit, taking place July 27, 2021, is a fully digital format offering attendees the ability to participate in virtual content, exhibits and AI-powered networking opportunities.


  • On-demand access to content assets and topic resources
  • Interactive sessions for reinforced learning
  • Elevated direct access to industry experts


  • 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


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

Previous 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.