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Speaker Programs Summit
February 26-28, 2024
Hilton Penn's LandingPhiladelphia, PA
February 26-28, 2024
Hilton Penn's Landing,
Philadelphia, PA

Ignite Excellence in Speaker Programs for Life Sciences

Benchmark with peers and enforcement experts on developing and executing valuable speaker programs, focusing on essential marketing, operations, and compliance practices


The Speaker Programs Summit 2024 team would like to thank all of our speakers, sponsors and attendees for participating in this year's incredible event. We are thrilled the community was able to convene again for robust, collaborative and insightful discussions and networking. We'd love to hear from you on any topics that you'd like to see included for next year. Submit your topic(s) and/or join our speaking faculty and have your voice heard. Stay tuned for the exciting updates on what's in store for 2025. We can't wait to welcome everyone back next year!

All New Tracks Tailored to Role Type

TRACK A: Compliance

  • Understanding Speaker Nomination, Selection, Utilization and Eligibility
  • The Great Debate — How to Manage Multiple Attendance
  • Best Practices for Creating Monitoring and Auditing Programs

Track Chair: Isa Carini, Director, Strategic & Executional Excellence, AbbVie  

TRACK B: Operations

  • Best Practices in Program Logistics
  • How Do You Measure the Educational Success of a Program?
  • Leveraging Data and AI Capability to Increase Effectiveness of Speaker Programs

Track Chair: Ellen Friedman, Manager, Speaker Programs and Field Operations, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals 

TRACK C: Marketing

  • Success Story — Developing Engaging Content and Decks
  • Adult Education and Neurodiversity Consideration for Accessible Content
  • Creative Vendor Agency Onboarding and Manufacturer Partnership

Track Chair: Diane Evans, Associate Director, Peer to Peer Marketing, Immunology, AbbVie

Critical content to Drive your Speaker Programs in 2024

Customize Your Experience Based on Role: New Tracked Content for Marketing, Operations and Compliance Professionals to Deep Dive into Valuable Insights and Best Practices for Conducting Speaker Programs

  • Bounce between 9 tracked sessions catered to Marketing, Operations and Compliance professionals tackling their biggest hurdles and new developments in the space
  • Align across all stakeholders on speaker programs innovation and educational excellence
  • Join an all new workshop: Compliance, Operations and Marketing – Speaker Programs Cross Functional Strategy Working Group

Benchmark on Industry Pain Points While Forecasting with Enforcement Experts on 2024 and Beyond

  • Ask your burning questions anonymously to DOJ enforcement experts on their priorities, review of trends and perspectives on high-risk activities
  • Expand your knowledge and reach by attending the Master Class or Speaker Programs 101 Certificate Program
  • Review event learnings on the last day at the Speaker Programs 2024 Recap Open Forum and Benchmarking (Manufacturers Only) session

Network and Collaborate with our Esteemed Speaking Faculty on 20 Totally New Session Offerings/Formats Covering the Hottest Topics in Speaker Programs, Including:

  • Career Coaching Luncheon 
  • HCP Speaker Program Expectations and Experiences Q&A
  • How Do You Measure the Educational Success of a Program?
  • Adult Education and Neurodiversity Consideration for Accessible Content
  • Product Theater Operational Considerations
  • FMV Rates and Travel Specific Considerations
  • Mature Brand Lifecycle Management

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.

Connect and Network with Key Decision Makers

Whether you’re looking to generate quality leads, showcase thought leaders, or reinforce your brand, collaborate with us to identify custom sponsorship opportunities to help you reach your business objectives.

For more information about custom opportunities to reach a qualified audience, contact Steve Markos at

Put Yourself CenterStage

Build your personal brand. Position your company as leaders. Engage your community and peers.

Join CenterStage, Informa Connect's speaker rewards program, and get access to new opportunities to speak, create content, and get published on our online platforms. Earn points and redeem them for rewards every time you speak at an event or your content is viewed on Streamly - the new business video platform, powered by Informa, for experts, by experts like you. 

You'll have member access to resources, to guide you through the process and intricacies of showcasing your stories, expertise, learnings, and content across a wide range of in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. 

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