Life Sciences Digital Summit:
Coding Innovation Into Our DNA

LIFE SCIENCES - SUMMIT
16 - 18th May 2023, America 09:00 - 12:55 EST

Life Sciences Digital Summit

Many life sciences companies have experienced growth and are emboldened with stronger balance sheets from which to invest. 2022 will see significant investments in their portfolios, including next generation therapies and investments, to capitalize on their digital progress. With access to a myriad of tools to gather and analyze data, it’s time for life sciences companies to employ digitalization at scale. Everything from research and development (R&D), to commercial processes, to supply chain, to human resources is being reimagined, digitized, and transformed at a pace that we have not seen in years past.

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Kelley Iuele

GDS Group Host

Why Attend

Connect with 70+ senior leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you.

New connections

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Business trends

Stay current with emerging business trends

Key takeaways

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

New partnerships

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Insights

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

New technologies

Understand the impact new technology can make

"What I enjoyed the most about it was the interactivity, it’s very rare that you get active participation"
Alex Boehme, CTO, H&M Group
"There was a lot of outreach after the event of individuals wanting to connect and I think that was a great by-product of speaking at the event"
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer, Siemens Health Affairs for North America
"I was blown away by the great logistics, diversity of attendees and incredible networking opportunities. I can honestly say I’ve never had so many new relationships and key opportunities from a single meeting."
Bill Sheahan, Vice President
"Congratulations to you all for pulling off a Hybrid Summit with Augmented Reality features that are truly unparalleled in the Industry! Collaborative, Interactive & showcasing leading edge technology ... GDS Summits really set the bar so high that a return to physical conferences might be re-evaluated in the Industry."
Christina Alexander Alexandropoulou, Director Of Security, Four Seasons
"I connected with peers that I know I’ll stay in touch with, including suppliers which have presented a fantastic opportunity for 7-Eleven Global in the future. It may well be the most valuable summit I’ve attended in many years."
Cynthia Richardson, Senior Director, Global Logistics & Merchandising
"The meetings and presentations added value, and needless to say, but that the venue for the Summit was exceptional."
Edward M Shubert, CPA Senior Director, McKesson Corporation
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"It was one of the best events I have been to, particularly because of the format and topics. Really well done and to all of the team."
Lauren Goodwin, CIO

Event Agenda

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

Leadership innovation - People, processes and technology

Mary Pat Saddler VP & Divisional CIO, Sandoz, Novartis

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Leveraging AI & customer data to drive personalization & insights  

Payal Jain VP, Data Management & Operations, AmerisourceBergen
Vanitha Preston Director - Digital Experience and Enablement, CSL Behring
Steffanie Bristol Head, Digital Health Ventures Strategy and Innovation, Biogen
Pei-Yun Sabrina Hsueh Director Ethical AI & External Innovation, Pfizer

10:25 - 10:35

Sponsor

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

You can't innovate what you can't see - The role of connected assets in data driven innovation

Mohammad (Moh) Waqas Principal Sales Engineer, Healthcare, Armis

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Doubling down on digital: Fully embracing digitalization

Sponsor:

Angela Holmes CEO, Mercury Data Science

Track 2: Adopting AI & ML at scale across the value chain to accelerate innovation

Sponsor:

Nick Brown Associate Director, Marketing, Certara

Track 3: The promise of personalization to enhance patient care

Shree Seshan Sr. Director - Global Head of Data & Analytics, QuidelOrtho

11:30 - 12:10

Sponsor

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

Unleashing the power of medical imaging in life sciences research and AI development

Can (John) Akgun, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Business Development, Flywheel

12:10 - 12:40

12:10 - 12:40

Headline Keynote

Impact digital experience through the power of listening

Amy Brown CEO, Authenticx

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

Chat with ChatGPT- Exploring the challenges and implications of AI

Jose-Miguel Calderon Carpio Global Commercial Strategy Organization, Global Head of Technology, Johnson & Johnson

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Boosting engagement and enabling better patient journey processes

Rachael Malmberg Senior Director, Patient Engagement, NeoGenomics Labs
Matic Meglic, MD, PhD, MBA Global Executive Director- Industry Partnerships, Novartis
David Schlossman, MD, PhD, FACP, MSMI Medical Oncology and Clinical Informatics Expert- Roche Information Systems & Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program in Health Informatics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jeanine Brosch Executive Director of Digital Product Management, Digital Health, Eli Lilly and Company

10:25 - 10:35

Sponsor

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

Creating customer-centricity by listening at scale

Leslie Pagel Chief Evangelist, Authenticx

10:40 - 11:30

10:40 - 11:30

Roundtables

Track 1: Doubling down on digital: Fully embracing digitalization

Sponsor:

Angela Holmes CEO, Mercury Data Science

Track 2: Adopting AI & ML at scale across the value chain to accelerate innovation

Sponsor:

Nick Brown Associate Director, Marketing, Certara

Track 3: The promise of personalization to enhance patient care

Shree Seshan Sr. Director - Global Head of Data & Analytics, QuidelOrtho

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Consent & preferences are key to unlocking meaningful relationships with your HCPs

Cailin Kelly Director, Global Consent and Data Privacy Strategy, Bristol Myers Squibb

12:00 - 12:30

Sponsor

12:00 - 12:30

Closing Prime Keynote

Transforming the patient experience with digital health innovation

Anthony Luttenberger SVP, Life Sciences, Biofourmis

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

Empowering data-driven decision making: The role of self-service analytics and data literacy in Life Sciences

Shree Seshan Sr. Director - Global Head of Data & Analytics, QuidelOrtho

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Innovation in clinical trials & drug development

Tim Smith Sr. Director, AI Innovation, Takeda
Igor Rudychev Vice President, Enterprise Analytics, Horizon Therapeutics
Colin DiPaola Senior Director, Financial Innovation , PPD, a Thermo Fisher Company

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:40 - 11:30

10:40 - 11:30

Roundtable Leaders Panel

Angela Holmes CEO, Mercury Data Science
Nick Brown Associate Director, Marketing, Certara
Shree Seshan Sr. Director - Global Head of Data & Analytics, QuidelOrtho

11:40 - 12:10

11:40 - 12:10

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Unlock the power of your data: A high level discussion from CSL Behring, global head of data and analytics

Wendy Zhang Global Head of Data and Analytics - Enabling Functions, CSL Behring

12:10 - 12:40

12:10 - 12:40

Closing Keynote

Speakers Include

Matic Meglic, MD, PhD, MBA

Global Executive Director- Industry Partnerships

David Schlossman, MD, PhD, FACP, MSMI

Medical Oncology and Clinical Informatics Expert- Roche Information Systems & Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program in Health Informatics

Jeanine Brosch

Executive Director of Digital Product Management, Digital Health

Amy Brown

CEO

Can (John) Akgun, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Nick Brown

Associate Director, Marketing

Mary Pat Saddler

VP & Divisional CIO, Sandoz

Steffanie Bristol

Head, Digital Health Ventures Strategy and Innovation

Pei-Yun Sabrina Hsueh

Director Ethical AI & External Innovation

Angela Holmes

CEO

Anthony Luttenberger

SVP, Life Sciences

Rachael Malmberg

Senior Director, Patient Engagement

Cailin Kelly

Director, Global Consent and Data Privacy Strategy

Shree Seshan

Sr. Director - Global Head of Data & Analytics

Colin DiPaola

Senior Director, Financial Innovation

Igor Rudychev

Vice President, Enterprise Analytics

Tim Smith

Sr. Director, AI Innovation

Wendy Zhang

Global Head of Data and Analytics - Enabling Functions

Payal Jain

VP, Data Management & Operations

Vanitha Preston

Director - Digital Experience and Enablement

Mohammad (Moh) Waqas

Principal Sales Engineer, Healthcare

Amy Brown

CEO

Jose-Miguel Calderon Carpio

Global Commercial Strategy Organization, Global Head of Technology

Leslie Pagel

Chief Evangelist

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Digital Summit

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interactive features including:

Audience Interaction

Engage with a virtual live audience just as you would at a physical event and create meaningful conversations.

Interactive Live Polling

Keep engaged through interactive live polling and gamification tools.

Direct connections

Ask your questions face-to-face with the speakers via our leading stage technology.

Relationship building

Build stronger connections with leading executives that you will take with you through your career

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

Intelligent interaction

Interactive quizzes gamify your experience

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