Preliminary Schedule of Events


08:00  Registration & Breakfast with Exhibitors

08:15 - 09:45 The Training Zone (training session for new publication professionals with less than three years of experience /registration required) 


Jane Nunn, Complete HealthVizion
John Gonzalez, Solanum Medical Communications
Sajan Khosla, AstraZeneca

10:00 Welcome and Warm Up/Year In Review: The 2018 Track Record


Jane Nunn, Complete HealthVizion
Rhiannon Meaden, Complete HealthVizion
Rick Flemming, The Publication Plan

10:30 • Harnessing the Power of Evidence In a Data-Led Future

Moderator: Gordon Muir-Jones, Porterhouse

Panelists: Valerie Philippon, Shire; Tom Rees, OxfordPharmaGenesis

11:30 • Keynote Debate

12:15 •  Lunch with Exhibitors

13:15 Circuit Training - Roundtable Sessions: (Attendees may choose two topics during this 90-minute interactive session)

  • Authorship: Practical challenges 
  • GDPR: Working in harmony
  • Plain language summaries
  • Considerations for patient engagement
  • Industry-Agency Collaboration Best Practices 
  • Publishing on specialist areas (vaccines and rare diseases,)
  • Publishing on specialist areas (diagnostics and medical devices)
  • Country-level publications
  • Meaningful metrics 
  • Development of review articles 
  • Open access to scholarly content

14:50 • Break & Visit Exhibitors

15:15 • Boxing Clever: The Expanding Role of the Publication Professional 

Faculty: Jackie Marchington, Caudex

16:45 Team Talk: Our ISMPP Update

Faculty: Al Weigel, ISMPP

17:00  Power Walk: Poster Discussions

Faculty: Laura McGovern, ApotheCom

17:30  ISMPP Poster Presentation & Networking Reception

19:00 Day 1 Adjourns


08:00  Registration & Breakfast with Exhibitors

08:45 Parallel Tracks for Impact, Speed & Agility:

A: Early rise evidence boot camp

Faculty: Richard Macaulay, PAREXEL Access Consulting; Melinda Daumont, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Moderator: Matt Booth, PAREXEL International

B: Innovations in data publishing: hitting the ground running, and making each step count

Faculty: Caroline Halford, Adis/Springer Healthcare; Anne-Clare Wadsworth, Envision Pharma Group

Moderator:  Jan Seal-Roberts, Springer

C: Leveraging medical data - ways to maximize impact for the long run

Faculty: Richard Ashdown, Caudex; Claire Rawlinson, The BMJ; Theo Bloom, The BMJ; Simon Fry, Springer

Moderator:  Slavka Baronikova, Shire

10:20 • Break & Visit Exhibitors

10:50 AM Maintaining Our Core Strength: Driving Publication Integrity Through Leadership

Panelists:  Daniel Portsmouth, Boehringer Ingelheim; Edwin Gale, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol; Gordon Muir-Jones, Porterhouse; Matt Hodgkinson, Hindawi; Simon Stones, Patient Advocate and Consultant

Moderator: Gavin Sharrock, Wiley

12:15 • Lunch with Exhibitors

13:00 Speed Work: Research Presentations

Faculty: Laura McGovern, ApotheCom

13:30 Keynote: No More Robowars

Moderator: Simon Fry, Springer

14:15 Break & Visit Exhibitors

14:35 Staying Ahead of the Game: News, Views & Controversies

Moderator: Andy Powrie-Smith, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations

Panelists: Chris Winchester, Oxford PharmaGenesis; Stuart Spencer, The Lancet; Nicole Rapior, Boehringer Ingelheim; Dhruv Ghulati, FACTMATA

15:50 Awards & Raffle Ceremony

16:05 Cool Down & Close

Faculty: Al Weigel, ISMPP

For general conference information including pricing, visit European Meeting.