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11th Annual
Project & Portfolio Management for Pharma and Biotech Summit
February 21. - February 22. 2018, Philadelphia, PA

Tactics of preparedness for high-hevel regulatory interactions

Key milestones of a Change Program on GSK's innovation process

Dynamics of a high-performing cross-functional global team


2 events running simultaneously to ensure maximized learning and networking opportunities

93% of last year's attendees would recommend the event to their colleagues

89% overall satisfaction rate of last year's attendees

10+ years of organizing successful pharma PPM conferences


  • Wake-Up Call Kickoff Session:

    The Methodology Makeover – Practical Approach to Transform your PPM Methodology from Inhibitor to Enabler

  • Assessment of Portfolio Value through the Lens of Reality – Concept of Medical Value that iteratively drives the portfolio strategy in today’s value and cost conscious environment

  • Best Practice Panel:

    Prioritization Elements for Success – Doing the Right Work at All Possible Times

  • How J&J Innovation Centers accelerate the best early-stage science in the world and advance the development of new healthcare solutions

  • Spotlight Session:

    Going Beyond Risk & Return – The R&D Perspective

  • In-Conference Workshop:

    Where is Your Gap? Aligning Projects to Strategy

Meet the speakers

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Sultan Aziz

Head of Product Supply Strategy Management at Johnson & Johnson

Sultan Aziz is a Finance Executive with broad range of expertise in financial planning & analysis, financial management, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), cost accounting, auditing and capital planning.

Learn more about Sultan >

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Michael Myers

Senior Director, Global External R&D at Eli Lilly

Dr. Mike Myers has spent nearly 30 years in the pharma industry contributing to the discovery and development of new drugs.  He has led drug discovery teams in the pursuit of innovative treatments fo

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Sean (Yong) Xue

Director of Portfolio Analytics, Global R&D Portfolio Management at Takeda

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Lena R. Frank

Executive Director, Alliance & Program Management at Eisai

Lena Frank is the Executive Director of Alliance and Program Management in Eisai’s Oncology Product Creation Unit. Before joining Eisai in 2014, Lena held positions of increasing responsibility wit

Learn more about Lena R. >

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Who Will Attend


  • Chairmen
  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • Presidents
  • Managing Directors
  • Project Managers
  • Portfolio Managers


  • Pharmacy and Biotech
  • Medical technology
  • Portfolio  and  Project Management
  • R&D Management
  • Pipeline Planning
  • Resource Planning
  • Asset Management
  • Alliance Management
  • Program Management
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Product Management
  • Finance and Risk Management


  • Vice President, Program Leadership, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals,

    Chair of BioPharmaPM Group

    “The conference was well organized with very good speakers and topics. The opportunity for interactive sessions was excellent and the structured networking at the lunch break was greatly appreciated!”

  • Senior Scientist

    "Nice lineup of speakers and topics, thus a great insight for a newcomer to the field!"


  • Senior Director, R&D Analytics

    "Good mix of topics and great networking event!"

    Janssen, J&J

  • CEO

    “Good conference. Very thought-provoking topics and presentations.”

    Drais Pharmaceuticals

  • Director

    “I appreciated the size of the conference - small enough to enable sharing of ideas in a trusting environment, large enough to be representative of the industry”


  • Director of Project Management

    "Excellent agenda. Engaging speakers & sessions!"


  • Associate Director, Project Operations

    “This conference gave a great overview of the challenges facing the industry whether a small company or a large company.”








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