Loading…
Pharma PR & Communications Virtual Summit has ended

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

General Sessions [clear filter]
Tuesday, April 20
 

12:30pm EDT

Co-Chair Opening Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Wendy Lund

Wendy Lund

Chief Communications Officer, Organon
Wendy is the chief communications officer of Organon, which will be spun out from Merck & Co., Inc. in the first half of 2021, as a leading women’s health company. She is responsible for establishing and overseeing all aspects of global communications and related advocacy to achieve... Read More →
avatar for Roslyn Patterson

Roslyn Patterson

Ionis, Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Roslyn Patterson is the vice president of marketing and communications for Ionis, the leader in RNA-targeted therapeutics. She provides executive leadership and direction for corporate and product communications, corporate brand and reputation, and all aspects of marketing and digital... Read More →


Tuesday April 20, 2021 12:30pm - 12:35pm EDT

1:15pm EDT

Panel: The Communications Plan for a Vaccine Rollout

  • Hear the story from the major players in the COVID vaccine rollout. 
  • Learn from this group on how they quickly and effectively rolled our messaging on an international level.  

Moderators
avatar for Kathy Steinberg

Kathy Steinberg

Vice President, The Harris Poll

Speakers
avatar for Seema Kumar

Seema Kumar

Global Head, Office of Innovation, Global Health and Scientific Engagement, Johnson & Johnson
As Global Head, Office of Innovation, Global Health and Scientific Engagement, Seema works at the intersection of media, science, business and society to expand Johnson & Johnson's reputation as a champion of science and a global health authority, and to help build public trust in... Read More →
avatar for Ed Harnaga

Ed Harnaga

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Communications & Enterprise Reputation, Pfizer
avatar for Ray Jordan

Ray Jordan

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Moderna
As Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Ray Jordan leads Moderna’s strategic communications and corporate affairs functions.Mr. Jordan previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) from 2012 through 2019. At Amgen, he was responsible for all internal... Read More →


Tuesday April 20, 2021 1:15pm - 2:00pm EDT

2:30pm EDT

Healthcare Storytelling in a Transformed World
The last year has heightened expectations for a new level of authenticity and humanity in content from the healthcare industry. For the stories we tell to drive meaningful, positive change, we must include our audience stakeholders in content creation to improve representation and relevance. Further, we must not shy away from the tension inherent in these narratives to better capture their lived experiences. In this session, we explore what we must do to be effective storytellers and content makers in healthcare today.

Speakers
avatar for David Chadwick

David Chadwick

Chief Content Officer, GCI Health
David leads all content efforts across the agency, serving as a specialist for the evolving landscape of digital and social media activity in the healthcare arena. His experience includes managing a variety of social campaigns, including development and community management of Facebook... Read More →
avatar for Ashley Hobbs

Ashley Hobbs

Writer, Podcast Producer, Storybuilder
Ashley Hobbs is a writer, podcast producer, and speaker whose work sits at the crash site of storytelling and culture. With attention to detail, she centers marginalized nuance. The goal of Ashley's writing and producing is always to inform, encourage, connect, and evoke. Ashley's... Read More →


Tuesday April 20, 2021 2:30pm - 3:00pm EDT
 
Wednesday, April 21
 

12:00pm EDT

Co-Chair Opening Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Wendy Lund

Wendy Lund

Chief Communications Officer, Organon
Wendy is the chief communications officer of Organon, which will be spun out from Merck & Co., Inc. in the first half of 2021, as a leading women’s health company. She is responsible for establishing and overseeing all aspects of global communications and related advocacy to achieve... Read More →
avatar for Tierney Saccavino

Tierney Saccavino

Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, Acorda


Wednesday April 21, 2021 12:00pm - 12:05pm EDT

12:05pm EDT

Keynote Fireside Chat: Healthcare to Selfcare: How Peloton Built a Wellness Empire
Look outside the life science industry for insights from popular self-care brand, Peloton, for how trends in wellness communication can allow us to better reach and connect with our customers and employees.

Moderators
avatar for Wendy Lund

Wendy Lund

Chief Communications Officer, Organon
Wendy is the chief communications officer of Organon, which will be spun out from Merck & Co., Inc. in the first half of 2021, as a leading women’s health company. She is responsible for establishing and overseeing all aspects of global communications and related advocacy to achieve... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Kleiman

Jessica Kleiman

Senior Vice President, Global Communications, Peloton
Jessica Kleiman is senior vice president, global communications at Peloton, the leading interactive fitness platform, where she oversees the brand’s public relations, corporate communications, internal communications and social media initiatives. She joined Peloton in April 2018... Read More →


Wednesday April 21, 2021 12:05pm - 12:35pm EDT

12:40pm EDT

Panel: Trends in Cell & Gene Therapy and Why Pharma Must Tune In
Moderators
avatar for Kristie Kuhl

Kristie Kuhl

Managing Partner, FINN Partners

Speakers
avatar for Kerry Beth Daly

Kerry Beth Daly

Head, Corporate Communications, Atara Biotherapeutics
avatar for Carrie  Fernandez

Carrie Fernandez

Vice President and Head of Communications, Global Oncology, Takeda


Wednesday April 21, 2021 12:40pm - 1:25pm EDT

1:30pm EDT

Executive Interview: Working with Your Legal Team
Hear from your legal teams on was to make your relationship more collaborative allowing for better campaign management.  

Speakers
avatar for Moyra Knight

Moyra Knight

Vice President Communications, President Astellas Global Health Foundation, Astellas
avatar for Catherine Levitt

Catherine Levitt

Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Astellas
Catherine Levitt is Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and a standing member of the Astellas Pharma Inc. Executive Committee.  In 2004, Ms. Levitt joined Fujisawa - merged with Yamanouchi in 2005 to create Astellas - as Assistant General Counsel, specializing in... Read More →


Wednesday April 21, 2021 1:30pm - 1:45pm EDT
 
Thursday, April 22
 

12:00pm EDT

Co-Chair Opening Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Wendy Lund

Wendy Lund

Chief Communications Officer, Organon
Wendy is the chief communications officer of Organon, which will be spun out from Merck & Co., Inc. in the first half of 2021, as a leading women’s health company. She is responsible for establishing and overseeing all aspects of global communications and related advocacy to achieve... Read More →
avatar for Michele Baer

Michele Baer

Executive Director, Human Pharma Communications, Boehringer Ingelheim


Thursday April 22, 2021 12:00pm - 12:05pm EDT

12:05pm EDT

Panel: Sustaining the Moment: How Companies Stay Relevant
  • With the unprecedented levels of industry reputation, discuss how to capture attention on key initiatives, that might not be related to 2020 hot topics. 
  • Evaluate the new mix of social and digital communications, and how these avenues might be elevated.  
  • Leveraging your best asset – your employees – as company ambassadors 

Speakers
avatar for Diana Moore

Diana Moore

Head of Global Corporate Communications, Amicus Therapeutics
avatar for Emily Browder

Emily Browder

Head of Global Communications, Merz Aesthetics
avatar for Ken Dominski

Ken Dominski

Executive Director, Lead, Worldwide Oncology Communications, Bristol Myers Squibb
Ken Dominski is Executive Director, Worldwide Oncology Communications at Bristol Myers Squibb where he leads integrated communications and stakeholder engagement for the company’s Oncology portfolio. He began his career at Bristol Myers Squibb in 2006 with responsibility for global... Read More →
avatar for Sebastien Desprez

Sebastien Desprez

Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Adaptimmune


Thursday April 22, 2021 12:05pm - 12:50pm EDT

12:55pm EDT

Case Study: Public-Private Partnerships: Addressing the Zika Virus and Heart Conditions with the CDC Foundation
Speakers
avatar for Raymond F. Kerins Jr.

Raymond F. Kerins Jr.

Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Affairs, Bayer
Ray Kerins is Senior Vice President and Head of Communications, Government Relations & Policy for Bayer Corporation.He manages all communications, government relations and policy for Bayer and the company's main businesses – Agricultural, Consumer Health and Pharmaceuticals. He... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Judy Monroe

Dr. Judy Monroe

CEO and President, The CDC Foundation


Thursday April 22, 2021 12:55pm - 1:45pm EDT