Patient-centricity: From why to how

North America’s premier gathering for pharma pioneers and health innovators

  • 1200+ATTENDEES
  • 150+SPEAKERS
  • 120+EXHIBITORS
  • 100%TOP 50 PHARMA
  • 87%SENIOR LEADERS
  • 8TRACKS

Patients are pathfinders: Transform business objectives and deliver visible value

In a value driven world, incorporating patient initiatives is the key to pharma’s survival. Throughout clinical trials, marketing, support programs and high-level strategy the patient voice should be the first in every room.

But how do we implement insights, measure success and scale initiatives across the company?

At eyeforpharma Philadelphia, our presentations, case studies and workshops will give you 2020 vision when evaluating strategies for the future. Ensure you take the patient-preferred path to 2025.

Collaborate with patients at the only event where engagement, advocacy, commercial and digital intersect to improve human lives.

Patient-centric pharma leaders include:

Carefully selected to cover every aspect of your patient engagement strategy

Laurie Meyers - Headshot
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Laurie Meyers Head of CMG Patient Engagement Genentech

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Eric Racine


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Doug Stover

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Melissa Falcone Ex -VP, Patient Services and Reimbursement, Autoimmune and Rare Diseases Formerly Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals


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Marc Boutin

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Samir Shaikh

Powerful patient-advocate thought-leaders include:

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Durhane Wong-Rieger President Canadian Rare Disease Organisation

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Esther Schorr Co-founder and COO Patient Power


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Maggie Teliska CTO My beat goes on (P.A)

Nichole Chobin - Headshot

Nichole Chobin Founder/President of InSentiFi, Patient Advocate ~ Cultivating Mindsets

4 essential themes for 2020

Prove value to patients: Renounce tokenism by developing implementable patient-centric strategies. Ensure patients feel the full benefit of every initiative

Prove value to internal stakeholders: Learn how to create initiatives that can be measured, implemented and scaled cross-departmentally. Discover the metrics used to measure effectiveness and justify budgets

Develop a successful patient-centric internal infrastructure: Explore transformative innovations in data and technology and see how top pharma are building cultural, departmental and digital foundations that help grow patient-centric strategies.

Discover the impact of regulatory change on your patient engagement: Join the FDA for a deep-dive and Q+A into updates on their guidelines and understand key guidelines for engaging and coaching patients.

This year, I am in awe of the progress that has been made. The patient voice is loud, strong and utterly respected. Please lend your voice to this wonderful chorus of compassion.

Heidi Floyd, Patient Advocate Gitte Aabo Headshot

Why you need to attend

Patient-led by principle

Philadelphia has a dedicated stream bringing patient engagement and advocacy experts together for a holistic discussion. It’s North America’s biggest patient event, plus much more.

Spread the message

Hear how clinical development, medical affairs, market access, real-world evidence and commercial roles are all changing to become patient-centric.

Old friends and new encounters

The only event that combines leading patient engagement specialists with 1000 more attendees from across clinical, medical affairs, market access, real-world evidence and commercial roles.

8 focused tracks

Commercial & Sales Connect to customers through intelligent engagement and empathetic partnerships

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RWE & Data Science Let's optimize and accelerate our industry with a vision that powers strategy with evidence and insights

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Patient Engagement Destroy tokenism by providing meaningful and measurable value to patients

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The Innovation Stage Get yourself out of your comfort zone to explore the new frontiers of medicine, from the digitome to advanced genomics via blockchain, AI and more

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Digital & Marketing Prioritize tactics and tools to create powerful connections with customers through digital innovation

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Medical Affairs Win back the trust of patients, payers and providers with a new lifecycle strategy that puts stakeholder value first

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Digital Clinical Trials It’s time for new types of trial: democratized, patient-preferred, siteless and virtual

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Market Access Create your value story for the next generation of pharma innovation and ensure patient access to life-changing care.

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An action-packed timetable

Attended by pharma and health innovators from:

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You won’t find your next big idea at home. Make the most of the networking with:

15+ hours
of networking

1 conference app Connecting you with fellow attendees

Total interaction Roundtables, workshops and break-out sessions.

Real decision-makers

Other events say they attract senior executives - people with clout, budget, ideas and a mission. We really mean it.

Real diversity

eyeforpharma Philadelphia attracts a variety of job titles, geographies, cultures and opinions create a rich tapestry.

The biggest showcase of pharma go-to market solutions

It’s not just about conference sessions. eyeforpharma Philadelphia is also home to a 80+ booth exhibition hall – packed with solutions to market access, commercial, digital, medical and clinical development challenges.

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1-to-1 Meeting Zone

With the eyeforpharma Meeting & Messaging service, as a sponsor or exhibitor, you’ll be able to set up meetings with prospects and ensure your time onsite is as valuable as possible. Over 400 meetings were set up in 2019!

Roundtable Zone

Join one of the 30+ discussions taking place on topics including digital marketing, commercial excellence, patient-centricity, market access, RWE and medical affairs.

Innovation Stage

Hear from healthcare innovators on the new technologies, ideas and science that is set to disrupt the very nature of healthcare and biopharma.

Chill ‘n Charge Zone

Grab a coffee and a pastry and recharge your batteries, and your phones!

Digital Clinical Trials Stage

Find out how digital clinical trials are disrupting clinical development and creating truly patient-centric trials.

Keynote Stage

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