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  Synopsis Webinar Title Date
LifeSciences/Supply Chain - The presenter will provide insights on how to address these challenges, updates on regulatory requirements and examples of new technology that can assist with monitoring and compliance
Speaker: Euan Douglas, Global Project Director, Fisher Clinical Services
Extreme Transportation Challenges Apr 23/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will focus on an introduction and overview of Antibody Drug Conjugates, and the development of a mechanistic PK/PD model for preclinical-to-clinical translation of ADCs
Speaker: Dhaval Shah, PhD, MS Pharmaceutics, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Using PK/PD Modeling for Antibody Drug Conjugate Translation Apr 23/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will explore the current state of eCOA and the future offered by BYOD, while highlighting some of the issues that need to be addressed to move the industry forward
Speaker: Paul O’Donohoe, Director of Health Outcomes, CRF Health
What's Next in eCOA? Psychometric Validation and BYOD Apr 17/14
LifeSciences - The focus of the presentation will be on introducing an emerging process-development methodology that is based on applying novel and existing bioreactor monitoring technologies to existing bioreactor processes, coupled with applied mathematics and data-integration techniques across disciplines
Speakers: Jeff Breitm Ph.D., Director, Bend Research Inc.
Brandon Downey, Technical Group Leader, Bend Research Inc.
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Optimize and Redefine Bioreactor Operations: Leveraging Coupled Bioreactor Analytics, Automated Sampling, and Applied Mathematics to Improve Productivity & Product Quality Apr 16/14
LifeSciences - The speaker will share his experience gathered during several projects related to mobile medical applications
Speaker: Frederic Ehrler, R & D Developer, Division of Medical Information Sciences HUG , Geneva University Hospitals,Switzerland
Mobile Medical Applications - Optimizing the User Interface on a Mobile Device Apr 16/14
LifeSciences - The presentation will discuss when a HAL study will likely be required and how a HAL study is conducted
Speaker: Dr. Lynn Webster, Vice President of Scientific Affairs, PRA, and President, American Academy of Pain Medicine

Human Abuse Liability Role in NDAs
Apr 15/14
LifeSciences/Supply Chain: Find out how sponsors, CMOs and their integral partners are successfully using active units to support global clinical and commercial supply chain with industry best practices.
Speakers: James Klingelhoefer, Business Development Manager, World Courier
Tony Mistretta, Distribution Manager, Almac Clinical Services
Global Clinical and Commercial Supply Chain: Protecting Bulk Product with Active Temperature Controlled Systems Apr 8/14
LifeSciences - Learn about the complexities and challenges in producing SDTM datasets, as well as groundbreaking new technology that allows SDTM datasets to be generated directly from an EDC system
Speakers: Keith Howells, SVP Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc.
Albert Chau, CStat CSci, Senior Director, Data Science, SCRI Development Innovations
Automating the Production of SDTM Datasets Apr 2/14
LifeSciences - Five considerations are discussed to optimize the budget impact analysis’ methodology
Speaker: Marie Maxime Hubert, M.Sc., Manager, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, JSS Medical Research Inc.
Pharmacoeconomics: Five Simple and Effective Ways to Optimize Budget Impact Analyses and Obtain Drug Reimbursement Apr 1/14
LifeSciences - This is part two of a four-part series that presents the tools and methods used to identify and quantify Production Capacity at a Facility/Site/Enterprise level
Speakers: Jim Robertson, Senior Director, Facilities Integration, Fluor Industrial Services
Craig Sandstrom, PhD, Director of Process Engineering, Fluor Industrial Services
Tim McNeill, Director of Technology, Fluor Industrial Services
Maximizing Production Capacity for Growth
Part 2: Unlocking High Volumes of Production Capacity & Increasing Enterprise Level Output
Mar 27/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will examine how an eISF can improve site performance and audit readiness, as well as enable a remote monitoring strategy that significantly reduces the amount of on-site monitoring visits
Speaker: Kevin McNulty, Product Marketing Director, Intralinks
Leveraging a Single Source of Truth to Improve Site-Sponsor Collaboration from Site Activation to Study Close Out Mar 27/14
LifeSciences - Through case examples the speakers will discuss ways to accelerate enrollment across the continuum of protocol development to activation
Speakers: Martin Lee, M.D., Vice President, Investigator Relations, PRA
Gretchen Goller, MSW , Sr. Director, Patient Access and Retention Services, PRA

A Comprehensive Approach to Accelerating Clinical Trial Enrollment
Mar 26/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will provide a regulatory perspective on what is expected from an independent and objective assessment of clinical data
Speakers: Marc Buyse, Founder, IDDI and CluePoints
Francois Torche, CEO, CluePoints

Risk-Based Monitoring & Central Statistical Monitoring
Mar 25/14
LifeSciences - The aim of this webinar will be to convey the importance of considering differing ages/ stages of development of children when designing and conducting clinical trials, and how doing so can contribute to successful well-designed pediatric studies
Speakers: Susan P. Tansey, MD, Medical Director, Paediatrics, Premier Research
Susanne Schmidt, MD, PhD, Director Medical Affairs, Premier Research

The Aspects of Clinical Development Related to the ICH E11 Categories of Children: Preterm Neonates, Term Neonates, Infants and Toddlers, Children and Adolescents
Mar 24/14
LifeSciences - Speaking from years of experience, the presenters will share insights they have gained through years of deploying risk-based monitoring principals and procedures from a variety of therapeutic studies on a global scale
Speakers: Martin Giblin, Vice President, Clinical Data Management, Quintiles
Teresa Lamantia, Vice President, Strategic Operations, Quintiles
Risk-based Monitoring: Using Centralized Data Surveillance to Evolve Data Review and Site Engagement Mar 20/14
LifeSciences - Dr. Moulis will discuss how Merrimack Pharmaceutical has devised a method of IHC assay design that increases the chance of finding the optimal cutpoint of biomarker expression and maximizing the chance of success for companion diagnostic use
Speaker: Sharon Moulis, Ph.D., Principal Scientist and Director of the Human Tissues Laboratory, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
IHC Assays for Companion Diagnostic Use: Standardization Methods that Maximize Success Mar 18/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will focus on APAC, including a review of the new GVP guideline by EMA & its impact, the challenges of complying with changing country regulations for patient data collection, and an overview of the major achievements of PvPI
Speaker: Michal Borawski, International Pharmacovigilance Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region Affairs, Sanofi Pasteur
Pharmacovigilance in APAC: An Update and Focus on India (PvPI) Mar 13/14
LifeSciences - In this webinar, you will learn what an employer can do with baseline testing
Speaker: MaryRose Cusimano-Reaston, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Science Officer, Emerge Diagnostics
The Sunshine Act: CMS Mandatory Reporting Requirements and Baseline Testing Mar 12/14
LifeSciences - The presenters will discuss scientific and ethical imperatives associated with the use of animals in experiments and testing, and examine burgeoning alternatives to animal research
Speakers: Aysha Akhtar, Fellow, Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, and Medical Officer, Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Toby Gill, Independent Nanotechnology Professional, UK
Alternatives to Animal Testing Methods Feb 27/14
LifeSciences - The presenters have used whole-genome bisulfite sequencing (WGBS) to profile dozens of primary tumors from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project, and found that DNA methylation changes occur within lineage-specific and cancer-specific chromatin states
Speakers: Ben Berman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Bioinformatics, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California
Ramesh Vaidyanathan, Ph.D., Associate Director of Research and Development, Epicentre
Using Whole-genome Bisulfite Sequencing to Understand Chromatin State Changes in Cancer Feb 26/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will focus on EMA and FDA regulatory perspectives on nonclinical and clinical safety assessment in biosimilars
Speaker: Joerg Bluemel, Director Toxicology within Biologics Safety Assessment / Translational Sciences, MedImmune, Gaithersburg MD

Nonclinical and Clinical Safety Assessment of Biosimilars
Part 2 : Regulatory Perspective

Feb 20/14

LifeSciences - This webinar will review the benefits of leveraging a secure collaboration platform to ensure distribution of patient safety documents to sites and other parties across the globe, while reducing notification time from days to hours
Speaker: Martin K. Grant, Senior Program Manager Life Sciences, Intralinks
Informing the Investigator: Reduce Liability Risk and Improve Patient Safety through Automated SUSAR Processing Feb 20/14
LifeSciences - The presenters will share data demonstrating how our workflow will help you achieve greater molecular complexity with minimal DNA sample input or with FFPE DNA, hence maximizing variant discovery with your precious samples
Speakers: Maryke Appel, PhD, Technical Director Kapa Biosystems
Daniel Burgess, PhD, Group Leader Sequence Capture, Roche NimbleGen
Unleash the Potential of your DNA Samples with an Optimized Target Enrichment Workflow for Next-Generation Sequencing Feb 5/14
LifeSciences - During this webinar, the speakers discuss preclinical and clinical perspectives on how to use increasingly intricate and sophisticated procedures for intravenous injection or infusion, and new ideas on attending to animal welfare
Speakers: Stéphane Milano, Chief Scientific Officer, WIL Research – Europe
Edward Marsden, Associate Director, WIL Research – Europe
Tim Vanderveen, Vice President, Center for Safety and Clinical Excellence
Intravenous Infusion: From Preclinical Challenge to Clinical Reality Feb 5/14
LifeSciences - The Sunshine Act compliance requirements in the context of the present regulatory environment, enforcement, penalties for failure to comply, and potential unintended consequences, both good and bad, will be discussed
Speakers: Gary Yingling, BS, MS, JD., Partner, Morgan Lewis, Washington DC
The Sunshine Act: Necessary Regulation or Unnecessary Dysregulation? Jan 29/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will discuss adaptive designs for phase I, phase II and phase III clinical trials in oncology
Speakers: Marc Buyse, Sc.D, Founder and Chairman, IDDI
Tomasz Burzykowski, PhD, VP of Research, IDDI
Everardo Saad, MD, Scientific Director and Chairman, Dendrix, Senior Oncology Consultant, IDDI
Pros and Cons of Adaptive Designs: A Leisurely Conversation Between a Clinician and Two Statisticians Jan 14/14
LifeSciences - This webinar will focus on cardiovascular pressure sensing and relevant performance specifications to ensure integrity of your data
Speaker: R. Dustan (Dusty) Sarazan DVM, PhD, Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer, Data Science International (DSI)
A Review of Cardiovascular Pressure Sensing and Relevant Performance Specifications to Ensure Data Integrity Jan 8/14
LifeSciences - The presenters will discuss the theory and application of quality systems and their foundations with measurable outcomes to achieve successful design and implementation of meaningful QMS
Speakers: Pierre Deschamps, C.M., Ad. E., Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University
Marianne Vanderwel, MEng, MSc, Director, Human Research Protection Program, IRB Services
Quality Management in Clinical Research: A Matter of Human Rights Dec 18/13
LifeSciences - During this webinar, the presenters will explore how mHealth technology can be used to reduce overall clinical development cost, while increasing subject and investigator satisfaction, retention, and engagement
Speakers: Andy Lee, Deputy Head of Clinical Sciences and Operations, Sanofi
Glen De Vries, President, Medidata Solutions
Randy Spaulding, Founder and President, Spaulding Clinical Research, LLC
Patient-Centric Technology for Better Trial Outcomes Dec 13/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will provide insight into key genomic concepts and technologies that have shaped our contemporary understanding of the biology, treatment, and drug development opportunities in oncology
Speakers: Philip Breitfeld, MD, Vice President, Therapeutic Strategy, Oncology, Quintiles
Jeff Fitzgerald, Product Specialist Director, Global Laboratory Solutions, Quintiles
Catching Up with the Genomic Era in Oncology: Key Considerations for Incorporating Genomics into Oncology Drug Development Dec 13/13
LifeSciences - The presenters will discuss the design and function of the UVivatec instrument, its effectiveness, how to integrate this technology into a manufacturing process, plus the results from a case study detailing the use of UVC as a solution to viral inactivation when other techniques failed for a virus-like-particle vaccine
Speakers: Katherine Bergmann, Ph.D., Manager, Viral Safety and Viral Clearance Services, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Dr. Todd Talarico, Vice President of Manufacturing, Medicago
Sherri Dolan, Field Marketing Manager, Virus Clearance Technologies, Sartorius Stedim North America
UV-C Treatment—a New Procedure for Viral Inactivation Dec 11/13
LifeSciences - In this webinar, you will learn how Metamark Genetics developed a new prognostic test using image analysis for early stage prostate cancer based on tissue samples: ProMark
Speakers: Thomas Nifong, M.D., Senior Vice President of Clinical Labs, Metamark Genetics
Thomas Colarusso, Vice President, Business Development Tissue Diagnostics, Definiens
ProMark: Lessons Learned in Launching a Prognostic Test Based on Tissue Image Analysis Dec 10/13
LifeSciences - Learn about the details of the candidate identification, assay development, testing and results, beginning with the derivation of the initial list of candidates, to the identification of the five blood-based proteins, which together constitute the biomarker panel used in the commercial protein expression test, developed by Caprion Proteomics in collaboration with Integrated Diagnostics (InDi)
Speaker: Daniel Chelsky, Chief Scientific Officer, Caprion Proteomics
A Blood-Based Proteomic Classifier for the Molecular Characterization of Pulmonary Nodules:
A Case Study in the Discovery and Validation of a Molecular Diagnostic Using Caprion’s Technology Platform
Dec 9/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will outline the methodology and conduct of safety benefit-risk assessments for post-marketed products
Speaker: Mary Mease, RPH, MPH, Senior Director, Risk Management, Quintiles
Pharmacovigilance Benefit-Risk Assessments: Requirements, Transparency, and Implications Dec 6/13
LifeSciences - The presenters will examine MCIDs and different types of PROs that are available for respiratory diseases and review case studies of successful demonstrations of product value in respiratory programs
Speakers: Dr. Chad Gwaltney , Senior Director, Consulting Services, ERT
Dr. Kai-Michael Beeh , Founder and Medical Director, insaf Respiratory Research Institute Wiesbaden
Respiratory Update: Interpreting Minimal Clinically Important Differences in COPD and Demonstrating Product Value with Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) Dec 4/13
LifeSciences - A discussion of current trends and insights by the presenters
Speakers: Dr. Marcin Marciniak, Director Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance, PregLem SA, and member of Gedeon Richter Group
Dr. Philip Jones, BMBS, MA, MSc, PhD, Associate Director & Deputy QPPV, Symogen Limited

Pharmacovigilance: ADR Management and Reporting & Outsourcing Trends

Dec 4/13

LifeSciences - The presenters will discuss the primary drivers of site costs, the correlation and impact of study complexity, plus case studies highlighting the benefits of better study planning
Speakers: Stella Stergiopoulos, Project Manager, Tufts Center of the Study of Drug Developtment (CSDD)
Vic DeSario, Director, Trial Planning Solutions, Medidata Solutions
Data-driven Site Negotiations: Fast Track to Fair Market Value (FMV) Nov 25/13
LifeSciences -  In this short, 40 minute webinar viewers will learn about how the Archimedes Model was applied by Eli Lilly and Company to prioritize early stage compounds for development
Speaker: Badri Rengarajan, MD, Medical Director, Archimedes, Inc.
Market Access and Pipeline Development – How Healthcare Modeling Can Make a Difference Nov 22/13
LifeSciences -  In this webinar, Dr. Eisinger will describe the development and validation of a multiplex panel of biomarkers for quantifying the commitment, onset, and induction of apoptosis by the intrinsic pathway in tumor tissue samples
Speaker: Dominic Eisinger, PhD, Director of Strategic Development, Myriad RBM
Quantitative Profiling of the Intrinsic Pathway of Apoptosis in Tumor Tissue using Myriad RBM’s Multiplex ApoptosisMAP™ Nov 22/13
LifeSciences -  This webinar will discuss the latest advances in AD research and explain how central laboratories can contribute to the progress in the battle against this disease by supporting clinical trials through quality testing
Speaker: Tatiana Souslova, M.Sc., Ph.D., Principal Scientist, ACM Global Central Laboratory
Past, Present and Future: The Role of Central Laboratories in Alzheimer’s Disease Research Nov 21/13
LifeSciences -  This webinar will highlight a solutions-based approach to filling large panels for complex trials, while incorporating special populations in a high volume environment
Speakers: Ingrid Holmes, Senior Director, Clinical Operations, Algorithme Pharma
Petra Hillebrand, Vice President, Integrated Services, Altasciences
Early Stage Recruitment Strategies for Complex Trials & Special Populations: How to Deliver Full Panels On-Time Nov 21/13
LifeSciences -  The seminar will address the tools used to define and examine facility critical path production, methods of identification of high value/low impact bottlenecks and the tools used to evaluate and present multi-year variable production volumes with hierarchically organized production improvement solutions
Speakers: Craig Sandstrom, PhD, Director of Process Engineering, Fluor Corporation
Tim McNeill, Director of Technology, Fluor Industrial Services
Jim Humphries, Vice President, Performance Technology, Fluor Corporation
Maximizing Production Capacity for Growth
Part 1: Finding 5% through Facility Optimization
Nov 21/13
LifeSciences - This third webinar of the series will focus on the data analysis questions related to clinical outcome assessment in multinational clinical trials
Speaker: Antoine Regnault, PhD, MSc, MA , Research Director, Mapi HEOR & Strategic Market Access - France
Managing Cultural Variability in PRO Measurement in Global Clinical Research
Part 3: Quantitative Approaches for Clinical Outcome Assessment in a Cross-cultural Context
Nov 20/13
LifeSciences/Manufacturing -  The presenter shares his experience and recommendations for optimizing clinical programs through a flexible approach
Speaker: Michael McNear, RPh, Global Head, Clinical Supply Optimization Services, Fisher Clinical Services
Why Flexibility Matters in Your Clinical Supply Chain Nov 20/13
LifeSciences -  This webinar provides an overview of the key benefits of hard capsules liquid-fill encapsulation with a focus on practical applications, case studies and coating technologies
Speakers: Jakob Mettler, Marketing Manager, Tillotts Pharma AG
Brian E. Jones, Scientific Advisor, Qualicaps Europe S.A., Alcobendas (Madrid), Spain
Claudio Scialdone, Contract Services & Business Development Senior Manager, Tillotts Pharma AG
Discovering the Power of Capsules and Liquid Filling Technology Nov 19/13
LifeSciences -  In this webinar, the presenters will discuss ways to develop targeted strategies with the potential to increase enrollment rates and reduce lost to follow-up
Speakers: Tracy Stewart, MBA, Associate Director, Patient Recruitment, Quintiles
Scott Oakes, PhD, Associate Clinical Project Management Director, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Therapeutic Area, Quintiles
Erica Caveney, MD, Senior Medical Director & Therapeutic Strategy Head, Diabetes, Quintiles
Bernadette Tosti, Manager, Market Development, Quintiles Communications, Quintiles
Best Practices in Patient Recruitment and Retention for Diabetes Trials Nov 18/13
LifeSciences -  Designing and implementing an extractables and leachables program can save significant time/cost in development and potentially avoid pitfalls, which may increase time to market
Speaker: Wayland Rushing, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Advisor, ABC Laboratories
Understanding and Implementing Effective Extractable and Leachable Programs Nov 15/13
LifeSciences -  An open dialog explaining the changes occurring now, and what the future looks like, for clinical product development
Speaker: Dan White, Vice President, Global Operations, Quintiles
The Next-Generation of Risk-based Monitoring Nov 15/13
LifeSciences -  This program will present a systematic approach to the risk assessment of clinical trials, using methodologies that have been accepted by regulatory authorities as the basis for approvals in other healthcare categories and in other industries
Speakers: Michael Macri, Director, Strategic Services, inVentiv Health Clinical
Jeffrey Fetterman, President, ParagonRx International, an inVentiv Health Business
Risk Assessment: Laying the Foundation for RBM Nov 14/13
LifeSciences -  Learn about the importance of early and careful planning of all activities related to the generation and submission of DSURs, which includes resource planning
Speaker: Sabine Richter, PhD, M.Sc, Vice President Safety and Risk Management PRA
Challenges with Planning and Generation of Development Safety Update Reports (DSURs) and How to Overcome Them Nov 13/13
LifeSciences -  This webinar will address in more detail the advantages of globalization as well as the best practices for overcoming the challenges
Speakers: Garth Tierney, Executive Vice President, Asia/Pacific, INC Research
Silvia Zieher, President, Clinical Development and Latin America Operations, INC Research
Globalizing Clinical Trials to Include Emerging Markets Nov 12/13
LifeSciences -  In this webinar, an overview of the market environment along with the key operational, logistical, and regulatory aspects of conducting clinical trials in China and other Asian countries will be discussed
Speakers: Li Yan, MD, PhD, Executive Director of Clinical Development for Infectious Diseases, Oncology, Respiratory & Immunology, and Vaccines in Emerging Markets, Merck
Patrice Hugo, PhD, Chief Scientist, LabCorp Clinical Trials
Current Trends for Conducting Clinical Trials in China Nov 12/13
LifeSciences -  This webinar will discuss factors critical to success in the design and execution of pediatric clinical trials
Speaker: Alison Sampson, Senior Project Director, Premier Research
Successful Pediatric Studies: Key Study Design and Operational Considerations Nov 11/13
LifeSciences -  This presentation will focus on the use of RNA aptamers for developing cancer diagnostics and treatments
Speakers: Paolo Serafini, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Samir Iqbal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering (Courtesy), Nanotechnology Research and Education Center, University of Texas at Arlington
Justin Dassie, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Iowa
RNA Aptamers: A New Paradigm in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Nov 7/13
LifeSciences - This webinar focuses on Covance's experience with in vitro assays to demonstrate pharmacological similarity between biologics and biosimilars
Speaker: Sinnathamby Gomathinayagam, PhD, Senior Scientist, Biomarker Center of Excellence, Covance
Biomarker Challenges in Biosimilar Drug Development Nov 6/13
LifeSciences -  This presentation reviews the background and drivers for making the decision - when to outsource pharmacovigilance work. There are several schools of thought on how best to handle safety data as well
Speaker: Angela Pitwood, Vice President, IPM Safety Services, a division of IndiPharm, Inc.
Outsourcing in Pharmacovigilance Nov 5/13
LifeSciences -  Join our speakers for an in-depth look at challenges and proven strategies to develop and implement post-approval risk management procedures
Speakers: Mazhar Thakur, MD, MBA, MAMM, Senior Director, Safety and Risk Management, PRA
Agnes Rivaille, Scientific Affairs Director, Late Phase Services, PRA
Risk Minimization/Mitigation in the Post-Marketing Arena: Regulatory Landscape, Strategy and Effectiveness Nov 4/13
LifeSciences - The presenter will share his thoughts and discuss the importance of having an independent Medical Affairs Strategy that is aligned with business objectives
Speaker: Ramin Farhood, PharmD, MBA, Senior Director, Global Head Medical Affairs Operations, Baxter BioScience

The Evolving Role of Global Medical Affairs

Nov 1/13

LifeSciences -  The talk will outline the steps taken to transform a complex natural product with poor ‘druggability’ features into an orally available agent suitable for clinical investigations
Speakers: Mike Peel, Ph.D., Executive Director Discovery Research, SCYNEXIS, Inc.
James Balkovec, Ph.D., Principal and Owner, ChemTract LLC
Drug Discovery using Natural Products – Optimization Studies of Inhibitors of Glucan Synthesis as Anti-Fungal Agents Oct 31/13
LifeSciences - This presentation will focus on the rationale for selecting varioius technologies enabling the progression of compounds that require bioavailability enhancement to achieve target absorption
Speaker: David Vodak, Ph.D, Vice President of Chemistry, Bend Research Inc.
Technology Selection for Enhancing Bioavailability Oct 30/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will focus on Covance's experience in standardization of methods for microparticle isolation from preclinical and clinical samples, as well as recent findings from microparticle analyses in disease models of Oncology and Cardiovascular/Metabolic Disease
Speaker: Katherine T. Landschulz , PhD, Manager, Biomarker Center of Excellence, Covance
Microparticles and Applications in Assays and Endpoints Oct 29/13
LifeSciences -  In this presentation the challenge of timely reporting of SUSARs to Investigators in global and large-scale clinical trials with a high number of SUSARs will be addressed
Speaker: Dr. Max Horneck, CEO, maxclinical GmbH Germany
Informing the Investigator: Implementing an Automated SUSAR Reporting System Oct 24/13
LifeSciences -  This webinar will cover the concepts involved in using metadata to improve the efficiency of data transformation programming. We will also see a case study of a large portfolio of work that has implemented these concepts to great success
Speaker: Keith Hibbetts, Manager, Statistical Programming, inVentiv Health Clinical
Using Metadata for Data Transformation: How Your Specifications Can Serve You Oct 24/13
LifeSciences -  This diabetes webinar will provide an overview of advanced data mining and software applications that can be used to understand the implications of various protocol entrance criteria
Speakers: Claudia de Oliveira, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Medical Director, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Therapeutic Delivery Unit , Quintiles
Denise Messer, MA, Senior Project Manager, Clinical Analytics and Simulations, Quintiles
Erica Caveney, MD, MD, Senior Medical Director & Therapeutic Strategy Head, Diabetes, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Therapeutic Delivery Unit, Quintiles
Bruce Basson, MS, Associate Director, Clinical Planning & Design, Quintiles
Improve Protocol Designs for Diabetes Trials Using Predictive Techniques Oct 23/13
LifeSciences -  Discover the flexibility and efficiencies offered through an FSP partnership
Speaker: Bryan Haas, Pharm.D., Vice President, Functional Service Partnerships, PPD
FSP Answered: How New Partnership Models are Shaping Client-Provider Relationships Oct 22/13
LifeSciences -  The need for leaner, faster and cost effective clinical trials demands more attention on where to target enrollment and Latin America can  play a key role this regard
Speakers: Mauro Martinelli, Emerging Markets Specialist, Quintiles
Jose Emilio, Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Quintiles
The Clinical Research Landscape in Latin America Oct 21/13
LifeSciences - In this presentation, the advantages and challenges of applying NMR in these new areas will be discussed
Speakers: Darryl LeBlanc, Ph.D., NMR Spectroscopist, Manager - Analytical Services, SCYNEXIS, Inc.
Allan R. Moorman , Ph.D., Founder, Alta Vetta Pharmaceutical Consulting
Determining Relative Response Factors of Impurities by NMR & Developing GMP NMR Methods – Expanding the Role of NMR beyond Structure Identification Oct 18/13
LifeSciences/Manufacturing -  Learn how RFID enabled smart rooms can eliminate shrinkage, automate reordering processes, simplify inventory reconciliation and financial accounting, and eliminate manual inventory checkouts to return researchers and lab tech’s back to their bench more quickly
Speaker: Keith Hoffman, Director of Marketing, Terso Solutions, Inc.
Improving Efficiency in Research and Clinical Labs with RFID Smart Rooms Oct 18/13
LifeSciences - Learn how to customize a cost-effective communications mix that is continually monitored and updated across multiple channels, including sales reps, so that you can drive prescription growth at any point in your commercial lifecycle – from launch to loss of exclusivity
Speaker: Peter Dussias, Executive Director, Integrated Channel Management Services, Quintiles
Maximize your Physician Reach and Optimize your Spend with Integrated Channel Management Oct 17/13
LifeSciences/Manufacturing -  The webinar will examine the automation of NGS library preparation using different chemistries and its applications
Speakers: Dr. Oleg V Evgrafov, Associate Professor, University of Southern California
Susan Lee, Senior Application Specialist, Hamilton Robotics
Automation Solutions for NGS Sample Preparation Oct 16/13
LifeSciences -  During this webinar leaders in agricultural research will share their research using Roche’s sequence capture technology for genotyping by sequencing in wheat, barley and maize
Speakers: Patrick Schnable, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Plant Genomics, Iowa State University
Eduard Akhunov, PhD, Associate Professor – Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University
Nils Stein, PhD, Group Leader Research, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany
Efficient SNP Discovery for Crop Genomes through Exome Sequencing Oct 16/13
LifeSciences - During this presentation, you will learn how to establish the best and most cost-effective approach to a cleaning, disinfection and monitoring program
Speakers: Harolyn M. Clow, M.S., SM (NRCM), Manager, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Anthony J. Langione, Senior Chemist, Method Development & Validation, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Chemistry and Microbiology Perspectives on Cleaning Validations and Disinfectant Efficacy Studies Oct 10/13
LifeSciences - During the past two decades, the number and complexity of clinical trials have grown dramatically. These changes create new challenges to clinical trial oversight, particularly increased variability in clinical investigator experience, site infrastructure, treatment choices, and standards of health care.
Speaker: Mark Travers, VP, Head of Clinical Study Units, Sanofi-Aventis

Risk-Based Monitoring

Oct 10/13

LifeSciences - The speaker will discuss the emerging field of companion diagnostics with focus on its importance in clinical trial design and how drug / companion diagnostic co-development is rapidly changing the drug development process
Speaker: Mark Roberts, PhD, Director, Diagnostics Development, Covance
Accelerating Drug Development through Drug & Companion Diagnostic Co-Development Oct 9/13
LifeSciences -  A discussion of the issues from Health Canada’s perspective as the regulatory agency with the most recent and perhaps progressive guidance in the world on the inclusion of women in clinical trials, plus insights into the practical barriers to overcome, and some strategies that can be successfully employed by sponsors and sites to encourage better engagement and improved recruitment and retention of women in clinical trials, a legal, moral and pragmatic imperative
Speaker: Dr. Agnes Klein, MD, MPH, Director, Centre for the Evaluation of Radiopharmaceuticals and Biotherapeutic Products in the Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate, Health Canada
Mr. Zach Halinan, Director of Patient Communication and Engagement Programs, Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation
Gender Issues in Clinical Trials: Ethical, Regulatory and Practical Considerations Oct 7/13
LifeSciences - This presentation will discuss how the LCMS Biomarkers and Biologics Services business at Quintiles has partnered with a sponsor to develop methods that compare the surrogate matrix and surrogate analyte approaches for the analysis of five amino acids in human plasma: alanine, valine, methionine, leucine and isoleucine
Speaker: Barry R. Jones, Ph.D., Assistant Research Investigator, LCMS Biomarkers and Biologics, Quintiles Bioanalytical and ADME Labs
Better Methods for Novel Biomarkers Series:
LC/MS Biomarker Assay Validation Strategies Using Surrogate Matrix and Surrogate Analyte Approaches
Oct 3/13
LifeSciences - In this webinar, the speakers will focus on the use and quality of COA translations, the importance of linguistic validation and how to assess the reliability of its process
Speakers: Axelle Nadjar, Key Account Director – Linguistic Validation, Mapi
Caroline Anfray, Business Development Director – Linguistic Validation, Mapi
Managing Cultural Variability in PRO Measurement in Global Clinical Research
Part 2: Maximizing Cross-cultural Equivalence of PRO Measures: The Linguistic Validation Methodology
Oct 3/13
LifeSciences - Discussion includes how to develop a distribution plan that takes into account the temperature zones and whether to use a regional versus centralized hub strategy
Speaker: Des Charlery, EMEA Logistics Operations Manager, Fisher Clinical Services
Managing Cold Chain Shipments from Door to Door Oct 1/13
LifeSciences - The speaker will present a unique cooperation between IMS GrantPlan and Greenphire’s eClinical GPS that delivers powerful reporting and analytics on costs throughout a clinical trial, allowing you to stay informed as never before
Speakers: Sam Whitaker, CEO, Greenphire
John Humphreys, Senior Product Manager, IMS Health
Investigator Payments: Handling the Entire Process from Initial Budget to Payment Reconciliation Sep 30/13
LifeSciences - The presenters will share their views of the most recent FDA guidance and explain its impact on clinical development
Speakers: Dan White, Vice President, Global Operations, Quintiles
Dan Ballard, Senior Director, Data Quality, Quintiles
FDA Guidance on Risk-based Monitoring while Improving Data Quality Sep 30/13
LifeSciences - During this webinar you will learn how planning can help avoid costly delays and quality issues, ultimately saving you time and setting you off on the right path to a successful dossier filing and registration
Speakers: Terry Weber Sosa, Vice President, NAMR Biostatistics, Quintiles
Laurie Henricks, Senior Director, Head of North America Regulatory Affairs, Quintiles
Planning for Success: Early Opportunities to Set the Course for Successful Global Marketing Authorization Sep 26/13
LifeSciences - During this webinar, Cubist Pharmaceuticals and CluePoints will explore how sponsors are harnessing the power of Central Statistical Monitoring (CSM) to improve data quality and de-risk their studies
Speakers: Marc Buyse, Sc.D, Founder, CluePoints
Kostia Franklin, Senior Manager, Clinical Data Management, Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Risk-Based Monitoring Improves Data Quality – It’s A Fact! Sep 25/13
LifeSciences -  The implementation of innovative technology tools that make INC Researcg's SDM approach a viable option for improving efficiency in clinical trials will be discussed, as well as how life science companies can use technology to implement a strategic monitoring program
Speakers: Jill Collins, Senior Director, Clinical Innovation, INC Research
Stephen Young, Senior Product Director, Medidata Solutions
Reduce Site Monitoring Costs with a Strategic Approach Sep 25/13
LifeSciences - The case-reports presented will include a discussion of the tools used to comprehensively monitor antigen-specific T cells and evaluation of the immunostimulatory and suppressive compartments
Speaker: Yoav Peretz, Ph.D, Senior Principal Scientist, Caprion/IMMUNECARTA Services
Revealing Relationships Between the Clinical and Immunological Response in Vaccination Trials Sep 24/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will demonstrate how selecting the right EDC can help ensure project success and return on investment
Speaker: Toby Odenheim, MBA, Director, Clinical Technology Services, SynteractHCR, United States
Selecting the Right Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Platform Sep 23/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will focus on sustainability efforts that can be applied immediately to any cold chain supply and also discusses common misconceptions and organizational silos found in cold chain supply
Speaker: Carlos Castro, Clinical Supply Chain, Gilead Sciences

Sustainability in Cold Supply Chain & Green Logistics

Sep 23/13

Government/Healthcare - During this demonstration, the presenters will address the following in terms of their impact on health, quality of life, and medical costs: 1) Prioritization of healthcare prevention activities 2) Identification of wellness programs 3) Comparison of supplemental care management guidelines
Speakers: Roshan Shah, Manager of Client Services, Archimedes, Inc.
Badri Rengarajan, MD, Medical Director, Archimedes, Inc.
Hands-on Healthcare Simulations in Government Sep 19/13
LifeSciences - The presentation will include valid examples for using SIPAT in Biologics and API; going from batch production on a single unit operation to complete batch production lines, including continuous manufacturing
Speakers: Jan Verelst, M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, International Business Development Manager for Life Sciences, Siemens
Kjell Francois, Ph.D., Sr. SIPAT Consultant, Business Area Manager, Siemens IS IT
PAT/QbD – Keeping an Eye on Your Quality Sep 18/13
LifeSciences - In vitro pharmacological profiling, testing compounds in select panels of assays like SafetyScreen, play an increasingly important role in reducing drug related safety attrition
Speaker: Gonzalo Castillo, Ph.D., Technical Director, Eurofins Panlabs
In Vitro Safety Screening for Clinical Liabilities Sep 17/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will explore the role of life cycle management and our observations and experiences as they relate to “what’s worked” and “what hasn’t"
Speakers: Keith Ruark, Vice President, AVOS Consulting (an INC Research business)
Bridget Martell, President, BAM Consulting
Life Cycle Management of Biopharmaceuticals: An Approach and Lessons Learned for an Imperative Business Practice Sep 17/13
LifeSciences - This webinar and panel discussion focuses on new ways to design biomarker driven trials and access the right patients, as well as demonstrate the power of the Total Cancer Care data warehouse, featuring participation from Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Speakers: Kyle Kuvalanka, MBA, VP, Strategy and Business Development, Millennium Pharmaceuticals
William (Bill) Trepicchio, PhD, Senior Director, Translational Medicine, Millennium Pharmaceuticals
William Dalton, PhD, MD, CEO, M2Gen and Director, Personalized Medicine Institute at Moffitt Cancer Center
Frank Makosiej, PharmD, Executive Director, Operations, Strategy and Planning, Covance
Enhanced Strategies for Design and Execution of Biomarker-driven Oncology Trials Sep 12/13
LifeSciences - During this webinar the presenters will discuss the wide array of scalable dosage form technologies available, matching technology strengths with API properties, and bringing all of the choices together through biological modeling
Speakers: Chris Craig, Director, Dosage Form Product Development, Bend Research Inc.
Brett Caldwell, Ph.D., Director, Formulation Science, Bend Research Inc.
Rational Design Of Modified Release Dosage Forms: From Pharmacokinetic Targets Through Technology Selection Sep 12/13
LifeSciences - This second webinar in the series will examine market access related issues in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan including the ongoing healthcare reform and its implication on access
Speaker: Chia Wen Lee, Head of Emerging Markets Access, Biogen Idec

Evolving Market Access in the APAC Region: The Pharmaceutical Market in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

Sep 6/13

LifeSciences - A discussion of platforms, platform selection and migration, optimising tests for FFPE tissue, clinical delivery for trial enrichment, and development routes for companion diagnostics
Speaker: Dr. Austin Tanney, Scientific Liaison Manager, Almac
Optimizing Assays from FFPE for Biomarker Strategies Sep 4/13
Healthcare/Life Sciences - Learn how technology can assist VAMC’s & Hospital’s to not only meet regulatory requirements, but also provide savings and patient safety
Speakers: Alan J. Brander, RN BSN BSW MBA CHE HACP, Vice President of National Sales & Clinical Services, LPIT Solutions
Alisa Riebe, Terso Solutions, Inc.
Using RFID Technology to Compliantly Track Tissue and Implants Aug 22/13
LifeSciences - Improving Development of antibacterial and antifungal agents remains an important priority in the pharmaceutical research industry
Speaker: Lynn Miesel, Ph. D., Global Technical Director, Infectious Disease and Microbiology, Eurofins Panlabs
Anti-Infective Services for Drug Discovery and Development Aug 15/13
LifeSciences - Improving management of CRE’s and other antibiotic-resistant BSI’s with rapid molecular diagnostics
Speakers: Karen C. Carroll, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Blake W. Buchan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Associate Director, Clinical Microbiology Dynacare Laboratory
Debra A. Goff, PharmD, FFCP, Clinical Associate Professor, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases Specialist, The Ohio State Medical Center
Each Hour Counts: Improving Management of CRE’s and Other Antibiotic-Resistant BSI’s with Rapid Molecular Diagnostics Aug 14/13
LifeSciences - An overview of clinically relevant assays for ultrasensitive endocrine clinical trial testing services will be discussed
Speakers: Walt Chandler, PhD, Executive Director of Endocrine Sciences, LabCorp
Patrice Hugo, PhD, Chief Scientist, LabCorp Clinical Trials
Advancements in Endocrine Testing – Case Studies and Solutions for Clinical Trials Aug 7/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will explain the similarities and differences that exist for device and drug studies in the US and EU and the nuances of study conduct
Speakers: Kimberly D. Hunsicker, MSN, CRNP, MBA, Vice President, Global Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Premier Research
Victoria Cavendish, BSc(Hons), MPhil, PhD, PGDipPH, MICR, CSci, Senior Director, Devices, Premier Research
Medical Device and Drug Research: Similarities and Differences Jul 30/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will focus on the regulatory requirements and expectancies for the conduct of studies to support the scheduling of new chemical entities
Speaker: Mary Jeanne Kallman, Ph.D., Director of Nonclinical Neuroscience, Covance
Addressing Scientific and Regulatory Challenges for Abuse Liability Studies Jul 26/13
LifeSciences - The webinar will review the current regulatory landscape and guidance for nonclinical and clinical development of biosimilars with a focus on safety-related aspects and discuss the current challenges and future perspectives in this area
Speaker: Joerg Bluemel, Director Toxicology within Biologics Safety Assessment / Translational Sciences, MedImmune, Gaithersburg MD

Nonclinical and Clinical Safety Assessment of Biosimilars: Status and Perspective

Jul 25/13

LifeSciences - The presentation will include valid examples for using SIPAT in Biologics and API; going from batch production on a single unit operation to complete batch production lines, including continuous manufacturing
Speakers: Pamela Bruen, Life Sciences Industry Manager, USA, Siemens
John Klaas, Corporate Account Manager, Siemens
Dr. Kjell Francois, Sr. SIPAT Consultant, Business Area Manager, Siemens IS IT
PAT/QbD – Keeping an Eye on Your Quality Jul 23/13
LifeSciences - The best practices for applying quantitative and qualitative information to develop study strategies, from feasibility through patient recruitment will be discussed
Speakers: Michelle Archibald, Senor Director, Site & Patient Strategies, Quintiles
Nicole Turner, Associate Director, Global Feasibility, Quintiles
Julie Parmelee, Director, Patient Recruitment, Quintiles
Mark Brown, Vice President of Strategic Site Intelligence and Feasibility, Quintiles
DOs and DON’Ts of Study Start-Up: Best Practices to Improve Efficiency and Meet/Exceed Timelines Jul 23/13
LifeSciences - The panel will explain how safety and therapeutic medics, biostatisticians, data management experts and operations gurus apply risk-based thinking before a trial begins
Speakers: Rick Sax, M.D., Senior Vice President, Integrated Clinical Services, Quintiles
Dan White, Vice President, Global Operations, Quintiles
Risk-based Thinking: The Success of Risk-based Monitoring Begins with Risk-based Thinking Jul 19/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will explore the roles of DSMBs and IRBs in particular and examine how they are involved in ensuring patient safety in pediatric trials, the unique considerations in developing DSMBs for pediatric populations, how regulatory guidance is driving change for DSMBs and IRBs and how to best work with each other and sponsors to ensure the highest degree of safety for patients and the best quality of research and data
Speakers: Jeffrey Cooper: Vice President Global Consulting at WIRB Copernicus Group IRB
Amy Professor Philip Walson, MD Board Certified in Paediatrics, Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Toxicology; Visiting Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine at Georg-August-University Medical School, Germany
Moderator: Kathy Bohannon, Principal Strategist, Pediatrics, INC Research
Pediatric Safety Monitoring: Role of IRBs and DSMBs Jul 18/13
LifeSciences - Learn about the hurdles to overcome when studying rare diseases and find out how to skillfully navigate the clinical and regulatory challenges on the path to successful orphan drug development
Speakers: Angi Robinson, Executive Director, Scientific Account Leader, Premier Research
Charlene Sanders, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs & Pediatric Strategic Consulting, Premier Research
Strategies for Rare Disease Studies and Orphan Drug Development in the US Jul 16/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will feature a case study on Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) antibodies developed in response to heparin, and its low molecular weight analogues using the SQI Diagnostics’ platform
Speakers: Jaymie R. Sawyer, Ph.D., Vice-President, Research and Development, SQI Diagnostics
Robert Massé, Ph.D., Vice-President, Large Molecule Bioanalysis, Algorithme Pharma
A Multiplexed Approach for Immunogenicity Assessment Using the New SQiDlite™ System: Case Study Analysis Jul 11/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will cover mapping SDTM specifications during study design, describe the benefits of having an SDTM database available during study conduct and the final datasets within 24 hours of database lock, and provide a brief overview of the technology that provides these capabilities
Speakers: Keith Howells, SVP Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc.
Prashanthi Vunnava, Senior SAS Programmer, Alkermes, Plc.
SDTM in Real Time – A Case Study: Initial Datasets by First Patient In; Final Datasets Within 24 Hours of Study Lock Jul 11/13
Government/Healthcare - Optimal decision making in healthcare requires the ability to make accurate forecasts of the consequences of various clinical or policy options. This webinar will focus on the use of simulation modeling as a tool for making forecasts.
Speaker: Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine, Industrial Engineering and Clinical and Translational Science
Data Analytics and Modeling for Better Decisions in Government Healthcare Jul 10/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will discuss approaches used at Bend Research to design, assay, and manufacture spray-dried powder formulations containing proteins and nucleic acids
Speakers: Jeff Breit, Ph.D., Director of Inhalation Technology, Bend Research Inc.
Devon DuBose, Senior Research Engineer, Bend Research Inc.
Vaccine and Biotherapeutic Formulation Development and Manufacture Using Spray-Drying Jul 10/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will encompass the three key steps that maximize cross-cultural equivalence of scales assessing patient benefit and safety in international research
Speakers: Benoit Arnould, PhD, Senior Director, Mapi
Nicola Germain, MA, Senior Research Associate, Mapi
Managing Cultural Variability in PRO Measurement in Global Clinical Research
Part 1: Cross-cultural Qualitative Research for Simultaneous Scale Development
Jul 2/13
LifeSciences - This presentation will examine recent changes in Indian clinical trial regulations, iImmediate and long term impacts, an foreseeable opportunities
Speaker: Dr. Josemund Menezes, MBBS, Regional Director, Clinical Development (Asia-Pacific), Sanofi Pasteur

Adhering Navigating the Dynamic Indian Clinical Trial Landscape

Jun 28/13

LifeSciences - This presentation will discuss how the LCMS Biomarkers and Biologics Services business at Quintiles has partnered with our sponsors to develop quantitative methods for biomarkers and biotherapeutics by adapting the immunoprecipitation methodologies of ELISA with the specificity and robustness of LCMS to achieve sensitivity that is comparable to ELISA but with the specificity of LCMS
Speaker: Gary Schultz Ph.D., Director, LCMS Biomarkers and Biologics, Quintiles Bioanalytical and ADME Labs
Quantitative Analysis of Biomarkers with the Specificity and Robustness of Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS) and the Sensitivity of ELISA Jun 27/13
LifeSciences - This presentation will explore optimization and validation strategies for flow cytometry assays, as well as highlight assays used at MPI Research on GLP toxicology and drug discovery studies
Speaker: Brandon Zeigler, PhD, research scientist, MPI Research
Practical Uses for Flow Cytometry in Toxicology Studies Within a GLP Environment Jun 25/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will examine the need for more oversight in pharmaceutical advertising and promotion, and review the basic regulations and guiding principles
Speaker: Moulakshi (Mou) Roychowdhury, PharmD, JD, Director of Regulatory Affairs – Global Advertising & Labeling, Forest Laboratories

Drug Advertising and Promotion Labeling: FDA Regulations

Jun 21/13

LifeSciences - Learn how to optimize your product launch by first understanding and addressing the needs of all your key stakeholders and then organizing all the launch activities
Speaker: Troy Hampton, MBA, Senior Director, Global Market Access and Commercialization, Quintiles
Optimize Your Product Launch in a Multi-Stakeholder Environment Jun 20/13
LifeSciences - In this webinar, animal models of pain to explore the efficacy of novel new drug candidates will be summarized to include acute, inflammatory and chronic pain conditions
Speakers: Linda Hedley, Global CNS Technical Director, Eurofins Panlabs
Tamara King, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, University of New England
Translational Animal Models of Pain Jun 19/13
LifeSciences This webinar will provide an overview of clinical outsourcing in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) and APAC (Asia-Pacific) regions and will provide considerations for programs of development
Speaker: Larry Ajuwon, (former) Senior Outsourcing Manager, Genzyme Europe, the Netherlands

Clinical Development, Contracts and Outsourcing in MENA & APAC

Jun 19/13

LifeSciences This webinar will explore the direction clinical research is headed and the role innovation plays in its new course
Speakers: Jamie Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, INC Research
Amy Kissam, Executive Director, Integrated Clinical Processes, INC Research
John Whitaker, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Clinical Innovation, INC Research
Clinical Process Innovation: Driving Predictability in Clinical Development through Innovation Jun 18/13
LifeSciences In this webinar the issue of adherence to asthma medication in both clinical trials and the real world will be explored, including measurement of adherence, data interpretation, regulatory implications, and the challenges of generalizing study data to routine clinical practice
Speakers: Liam Heaney, Clinical Professor and Consultant, Queen's University. Belfast, UK
Peter Summerfield, VP, Global TAH Respiratory, Global Product Development, PPD
Rav Seeruthun, MRCGP, MFPM, Senior Director, Global Late Stage Research, PPD
Adherence in Asthma: Comparing Clinical Trials to the "Real-World" Jun 14/13
LifeSciences - This webinar will discuss the new European Union (EU) Pharmacovigilance legislation to ensure compliance and evaluate the optimal risk management plan (RMP) and Risk Evaluation and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) for EU and US submissions
Speaker: Amy Sun MD, Ph.D., FACP, Director of Clinical Risk Management, Merck

Drug Safety & Risk Management

Jun 14/13

LifeSciences This webinar will discuss the benefits of partnering with an academic medical center and will feature case studies for successful biomarker discovery, biomarker development and companion diagnostics co-development
Speakers: Steve Groshong, MD, PhD, Pathology Division Chief, National Jewish Health
Preveen Ramamoorthy, PhD, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Director, National Jewish Health
Leveraging an Academic-Industry Partnership for Commercial Success Jun 13/13
LifeSciences - A discussion of the core principles, best practices and steps that must be taken in order to optimize the selection of the diagnostic testing to support the trial protocol
Speaker panel from ACM Global Central Laboratory: Mark Engelhart, Chief Commercial Officer
Kathleen Murray, Executive Director, Scientific Affairs
Suzanne Dale, PhD, D(ABMM), Director of Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics
Endpoint Based Protocol Development: A Central Laboratory Perspective + Microbiology Case Study Jun 12/13
LifeSciences This webinar will discuss ways in which we can ensure “distribution readiness” by having a real understanding of the pre-FPI planning and preparation as well as country rollout post approval
Speaker: Elizabeth Gallagher, Director Global Logistics, Fisher Clinical Services
Ensuring Distribution Readiness Before FPI: A Simple Guide to De-Risking Jun 12/13
LifeSciences This session will give an in-depth examination of Central Statistical Monitoring (CSM)
Speakers: Marc Buyse, Sc.D, Founder, CluePoints
Brian Nugent, Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Removing the Risk in Risk-Based Monitoring – A Practical and Proven Approach to Implementing Central Statistical Monitoring Jun 10/13
LifeSciences This webinar will explore how biopharma can use information technology to bring drugs to market faster, better, and cheaper
Speaker: Thomas Grundstrom, Vice President & Global Head, Integrated Processes and Technologies, Quintiles Infosario
Mark Gorton, Senior Director of Information Technology, Quintiles
Accelerating Drug Development by Harnessing Technology Jun 7/13
LifeSciences/Business Strategy - A discussion of the clinical research scenario in S.E. Asia including market opportunity, registration, new regulatory and safety guidelines
Speakers: Dr. Shariq Anwar, Head of Operations, Max Neeman International
Donald Swankie, MBA, Vice President, USA, Max Neeman International
S.E. Asia Drug/Device Update: Market Potential and Regulatory Environment Jun 6/13
LifeSciences - The webinar will examine the objectives of PMOS and Phase IV studies, possible designs, benefits, disadvantages and challenges
Speaker: John S. Sampalis, B.Sc., B.A. (Hon.), M.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.C.E., Founder, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer, JSS Medical Research Inc.
Post-Marketing Observation Studies (PMOS) and Phase IV Studies Jun 5/13
LifeSciences The speakers will discuss the disposition challenges required to guide lead optimization, predict in vivo activity in animal models, and identify any species-dependent variables that may impact the likely human clinical dose
Speakers: Steve Wring, Ph.D., Director of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, SCYNEXIS, Inc.
Tom von Geldern, Ph.D., Pharma/Biotech Consultant, Embedded Consulting
DMPK for Targeted Tissue Delivery: Solutions for the Most Challenging Part of Outsourcing Jun 4/13
LifeSciences - Understand the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) Guideline for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and additional regulations for the conduction of clinical trials
Speaker: Jeremy Lim, Pharm.D., Fellow, Clinical Development, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Adhering to Good Clinical Practice: An Overview of Clinical Trials

May 31/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences - The presentation will include a discussion of a suite of techniques developed at UCSF/HHMI based on ribosome profiling (deep sequencing of ribosome protected fragments) that dramatically expand our ability to follow translation in vivo
Speakers: Jonathan Weissman, Ph.D., HHMI Investigator, UCSF/HHMI Nicholas Ingolia, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Carnegie Institution for Science
Scott Kuersten, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, Epicentre, an Illumina Company
Monitoring Protein Synthesis One Codon at a Time Through Ribosome Profiling May 30/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - In this webinar, the presenter will review how an effective collaboration between client and service provider can be achieved in outsourcing pharmaceutical development
Speakers: Torkel Gren, PhD, Director, Recipharm
Development of an Innovative Microtablet Dosage Form May 30/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This talk will discuss the use of computational biology tools to ensure high-quality genomics when used as part of the QC process
Speaker: Sergey Stepaniants, Ph.D., Head of Computational Biology, Genomics Laboratory, Covance
Impacting Clinical and Preclinical Decisions: Computational Analysis of Complex Genomics Data Sets May 29/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - In this webinar the presenter will discuss best practices for optimizing design to improve success rates and deliver more cost effective and timely clinical programs
Speaker: Dan Frederic L. Sax, M.D., Global Head, Center for Integrated Drug Development, Quintiles
Optimizing Trial Outcomes through Computer Assisted Design May 28/13
LifeSciences Healthcare/SupplyChain - An examination of recent advances in medical device technology, surgical procedures and tissue preservation that are revolutionizing the health care industry
Speakers: Peter Casady, CEO & President, Champion Medical Technologies
Joe Pleshek, CEO & President,Terso Solutions, Inc.
Best Practices for Tracking Tissue in the Healthcare Supply Chain May 23/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - An in depth look at release of a draft revision by the European Commission in 2012 that will impact medical device and medical diagnostic manufacturers in the EU and abroad
Speakers: Janette Benaddi, RGN, BSc, MICR, CSci, CDir, MIOD, CEO, Medvance
Marcus Thornton, Senior Director, CTMS, Medidata Solutions
How the Medical Device Industry Can Prepare for the EU Regulatory Changes Ahead May 23/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar focuses on OncoPanelTM,, a collection of 240 genomically and histologically diverse cancer cell lines, that providesmultiplexed high-content imaging analysis of therapeutics in oncology
Speakers: O. Jameel Shah, Ph.D, Principal Scientist and Group Leader, Oncology, Eurofins Panlabs
Jonathan Crane, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Oncology and Cell Biology, Eurofins Panlabs
Predictive Biomarker Discovery for Oncology Small-Molecules and Biologics May 22/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Learn strategies for establishing an extractables study design, allowing for a detailed risk assessment
Speakers: Thomas C. Lehman, Ph.D., Manager, Method Development and Validation, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.
Erica J. Tullo, Ph.D., Senior Chemist, Method Development and Validation, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.
Paolo Pescio, Medical Devices & Toxicology Manager, Eurofins Biolab
Best Practices for Conducting Extractable and Leachable Studies May 22/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Learn how Caprion applies its label-free mass spectrometry-based proteomics platform to successfully identify tissue-specific protein biomarkers that can be used to follow disease progression in human blood
Speaker: Eustache Paramithiotis, Ph.D., Senior Director, Molecular and Cell Biology, Caprion
Discovery of Circulating Protein Biomarkers by Analysis of the Tissue Secretome May 21/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - An in-depth look at the challenges and solutions in conducting biosimilar trials
Speaker: Rodeina Challand B.Sc., Executive Director, Biosimilars Development, Scientific Affairs, PRA
Challenges and Solutions in Conducting Biosimilar Trials May 15/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Learn about the hurdles to overcome when studying rare diseases and find out how to skillfully navigate the clinical and regulatory challenges on the path to successful orphan drug development
Speakers: Susan Tansey, MD, Medical Director, Paediatrics, Premier Research
Susan Bhatti, PhD, Executive Director European Regulatory Affairs and Medical Writing, Premier Research
Strategies for Rare Disease Studies and Orphan Drug Development in Europe May 14/13
LifeSciences - A discussion of the latest developments in nanotechnology including a case study of a targeted therapeutic developed with the use of nanotechnology
Speakers: Dr. Toby Gill, Independent Nanotechnology Professional, UK
Dr. Jeff Hrkach, Senior Vice President of Technology, Research and Development, BIND Biosciences

Nanotechnologies in Bioscience: Targeted Therapeutics & Drug Development

May 10/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences - Translating the Preclinical Pharmacology of the Select TLR8 Agonist VTX-2337, into Clinical Activity using the Myriad RBM MAP Inflammation Panel
Speaker: Dr. Gregory N Dietsch, Ph.D., DABT, Vice President of Research, VentiRx Pharmaceuticals
Translating Preclinical Pharmacology to Clinical Activity May 2/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - In this webinar, Quintiles will share recent research insights and real experiences using a modernized approach to risk-based monitoring
Speakers: Dan White, Quintiles, Vice President, Global Operations, Quintiles
Amanda Sax, Senior Director, Integrated Processes and Technologies, Quintiles
Risk-based Approach to Monitoring: Deployment Insights and Lessons Learned Apr 30/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - An in-depth look at strategies to implement risk minimization procedures in Clinical Pharmacology Units at PRA
Speaker: Thijs van Iersel, M.D., Senior Director of Scientific Affairs, PRA, Early Development Services, The Netherlands
Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation in Phase I Trials in High Risk Compounds: A Continuously Developing Process Apr 25/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - - This webinar will break down the issues related to the implementation and tracking of a risk-based monitoring program through the utilization of site quality management as well as the process and organizational challenges of adopting site quality management and centralized monitoring
Speakers: Steve Young, Senior Product Director, Medidata Solutions
Laurie Halloran, President, Halloran Consulting Group
Site Quality Management to Optimize Risk-Based and Centralized Monitoring Apr 23/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences/SupplyChain - Forward-thinking companies are now looking to the cutting edge in supply chain technology: sensor-based logistics (SBL). During this webinar, you will be provided with five questions to get ahead of the SBL trend and things to consider when getting a program off the ground
Speakers: Richard W. Horan, Vice President, Support Operations, med fusion
Chris Swearingen, Marketing Manager, FedEx
Sensor-Based Logistics for Life Science Supply Chains Apr 22/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will provide insight into current approaches and issues in co-developing novel oncology therapeutics and diagnostics
Speakers: Brad Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Translational Medicine, Center for Integrated Drug Development, Quintiles
Eric Faulkner, MPH, Director, Global Market Access – Diagnostics / Personalized Medicine, Quintiles
Drug-Diagnostic Co-Development Strategies for Oncology: Critical Aspects of Development and Launching an Oncology Companion Diagnostic Apr 19/13
LifeSciences - This first webinar in the series will examine market access related issues in China, including the ongoing healthcare reform in China and its implication on access
Speaker: Chia Wen Lee, Head of Emerging Markets Access, Biogen Idec

Evolving Market Access in the APAC Region: The Pharmaceutical Market in China

Apr 18/13

LifeSciences - The speaker will examine the move in the pharma/biotech industry to the adoption and implementation of Lean Six Sigma
Speaker: Rodrigo Crispim, Hub Unit Manager, Regional Clinical Operations Office, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Serialization Best Practices for Lean Six Sigma in Clinical Development and R&D

Apr 17/13

LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will focus on lead optimization pharmacology and toxicology and a fail fast strategy that many companies are using
Speaker: Shawn Heidel, D.V.M., Ph.D., Executive Director, Global Discovery Pharmacology & Toxicology, Covance
A “Fail Fast” Strategy for Lead Optimization Pharmacology and Toxicology Apr 16/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Business Strategy - This fourth webinar in our series will focus on the regulatory aspects of conducting clinical trials in Russia
Speakers: Yuri Afonchikov, MD, PhD, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Synergy Research Group
Igor Stefanov, Director, General Manager, Synergy Research Group
WEBINAR SERIES: Conducting Clinical Trials in Emerging Markets
Part 4 - Regulatory Affairs: The Key to Russia
Apr 10/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Manufacturing - During this webinar, the speakers will discuss how Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has provided manufacturing flexibility under accelerated timelines on a cost-effective basis and how they compared process and product quality data for single use systems vs. stainless steel reactors, critical factors to consider when selecting the elements of the final (1000L) manufacturing train

Speakers: Stewart McNaull, Section Leader, Upstream Process Development, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, RTP, NC, USA
Bo Kara, Director of Science & Technology, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, Billingham, UK

Achieving Optimal Performance From Single Use Platforms: Elegant Process Design To Achieve Efficient and Economic Operational Flexibility in Multi-product GMP Facilities Mar 27/13
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Business Strategy - The speakers will evaluate the quality of clinical trials being conducted in Russia / Ukraine compared to Western Europe, Eastern Europe and other Emerging Markets based on the results of recent FDA inspections conducted at clinical trial sites in these regions
Speakers: David Passov, MBA Senior Vice President, Eastern Europe, ClinStar, A PRA Company
Stanislav Gneushev, MD, MRQA, Director, Quality Assurance, ClinStar, A PRA Company
An Evaluation of Clinical Trial Quality in Russia / Ukraine Compared to Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Other Emerging Markets Mar 22/13
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Healthcare - Viewers will learn how organizations, such the ONC sponsored Colorado Beacon Consortium (CBC), are using IndiGO, a clinical decision support tool, to optimize the cost and quality objectives in their population-based programs
Speakers: David Eddy, MD, PhD, Founder and CMO Emeritus, Archimedes Inc.
Patrick Gordon MPA, Associate Vice President , Rocky Mountain Health Plans
David Kendrick, MD, MPH, CEO , MyHealth Access Network
Succeed in a World of Shared Savings and Capitation Mar 21/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - During this presentation, you will learn current strategies and best practices for comparator product testing
Speakers: Nathan T. Whitford, M.B.A., Manager, Chemistry and Site Operations, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.
Jutta Wagner, Head of Project Management Manufacturing, Fisher Clinical Services
Chrissy Leslie, Manager, Pharmaceutical Product Testing, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.
Effective Strategies for Managing Comparator Product Testing Mar 20/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The speaker will present an overview of LabCorp's HCV capabilities, and discuss ongoing and future HCV assay development activities, such as the implementation of next generation sequencing platforms for minor variant detection
Speaker: Christos Petropoulos, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Monogram Biosciences, a LabCorp Company
Comprehensive Global Testing Solutions for HCV Novel Therapeutics in Clinical Development Mar 13/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will examine highlights of the draft guidance issued in late 2011 by the FDA entitled: “A Risk-based Approach to Monitoring” and will provide examples of potential cost savings and increased efficiencies gained by implementing a risk-based monitoring approach
Speakers: Keith Howells, SVP Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc.
Becky (Causey) Carpenter, VP of Operations, ResearchPoint Global
Challenges and Opportunities in Risk-based Approach to Monitoring Mar 12/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will provide an overview of the basics of model based drug development and its practical applications in selecting the right dose and population, optimizing trial, program, and portfolio design, and quantitative decision making through computer modeling and simulation
Speakers: N. Seth Berry, PharmD, Director, Clinical PK/PD and Modeling & Simulation, Quintiles
Russell Reeve, PhD, Senior Strategic Biostatistics Director, Quintiles
Model-Based Drug Development (MBDD) 101: A Primer on MBDD and Its Benefits Feb 28/13
LifeSciences/SupplyChain - Join our speaker from Bristol-Myers Squibb, one of the first companies to understand the multiple benefits of item level serialization, as he examines serialization and its use in fighting counterfeit drugs
Speaker: Daljeet Sahni, AD EDO Engineering, Global Supply Chain, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Serialization in Pharmaceuticals

Feb 27/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences/Business Strategy - This third webinar in our series will focus on how conducting clinical trials in Russia can help cut the cost of clinical research
Speakers: Sergei Varshavsky, MD, PhD, Sr. VP, Global Strategy, Synergy Research Group
Igor Stefanov, Director, General Manager, Synergy Research Group
WEBINAR SERIES: Conducting Clinical Trials in Emerging Markets
Part 3 - Cutting the Cost of Clinical Research: The Solution Comes from Russia
Feb 25/13
LifeSciences In this webinar, Dr. Speers will describe the AAHRPP accreditation process, the value of accreditation and why sites and IRBs should seek accreditation, and demonstrate that research protection and quality are responsibilities of those at the highest level at the site
Speaker: Marjorie A. Speers, Ph.D., President and CEO, AAHRPP

Human Research Protection and Understanding the Landscape of AAHRPP Accreditation

Feb 20/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences - In this webinar, our expert shares a case study for a biological drug product that required re-development of both the bioassay method for potency, as well as an improved process for extracting the drug product from a carrier so that the potency of the final drug product could be reproducibly measured
Speaker: Peter Wunderli, Ph.D., associate director, biopharmaceutical services, PPD, cGMP laboratory
Developing Robust Potency Assays for Validation: A Case Study Feb 19/13
LifeSciences LifeSciences/BusinessStrategy - In this webinar we will discuss best practices for using data to objectively assess the best fit countries and associated sites for particular trials
Speakers: Chris Frega, Sr. Director and Head of Global Feasibility, Quintiles
Tom Larrichio, Senior Director, Strategic Site Intelligence, Quintiles
Country and Site Selection: Optimizing Protocol Planning Decisions by Leveraging Data Through Custom Algorithms Feb 13/13
LifeSciences This presentation will discuss the number of new and diverse items that will be included in the new directive (eg. validation, quality management and risk management). More guidance will be offered for topics such as temperature management and transportation.
Speaker: Riekert Bruinink, Senior GMP/GDP Inspector, Dutch Health Care Inspectorate, The Netherlands

EU Good Distribution Practice Guidelines 2013

Feb 8/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences - A strategy to achieve a better assessment of QT liability early in the drug development cycle, at lower cost, will be discussed by the experts in this webinar
Speakers: Dr. Jay Mason, Chief Medical Officer, Spaulding Clinical Research
Dr. Charles Benson, Eli Lilly and Company and E14 Implementation Working Group Member
Moderator: Daniel Selness, Sr. VP and GM of Clinical Research, Spaulding Clinical Research
Farewell to TQT Studies? Feb 7/13
LifeSciences This webinar will focus on ensuring compliance with international and local country specific PV Requirements from an Asia-Pacific perspective
Speaker: Michal Borawski, International Pharmacovigilance Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region Affairs, Sanofi Pasteur

How to Ensure Pharmacovigilance Practices are Compliant with Global Safety Requirements: Challenges in Asia-Pacific

Jan 30/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences/Healthcare -  The webinar will provide an overview of healthcare administrative data and registries analysis, including objectives, challenges, examples, and a comparison to to other post-approval studies designs
Speaker: John S. Sampalis, B.Sc., B.A. (Hon.), M.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.C.E., Founder, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer, JSS Medical Research Inc.
Healthcare Administrative Databases Analysis Jan 29/13
LifeSciences In this presentation, a detailed description of the requirements for registration and post-marketing, as well as a Pharmacovigilance plan will be discussed
Speaker: Vijay Tammara, VP Global Regulatory Affairs, Nuron Biotech, AAPS Member

Biosimilar Regulatory Guidelines in Emerging Markets – India

Jan 24/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences - Dr. Klein will discuss Health Canada’s approach and stringent infectious disease requirements for Phase 1 clincal trials. Dr. Larouche will discuss the practical dimensions of the problem, and what must be done at the clinic level, over and above regulatory requirements.
Speakers: Dr. Agnes Klein, MD, MPH, Director, Centre for the Evaluation of Radiopharmaceuticals and Biotherapeutic Products in the Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate, Health Canada
Dr. Richard Larouche, BPharm, MD, Director, Medical Affairs, Early Stage Development, Pharmanet/i3
Protection of Phase 1 Research Volunteers in an Age of Pandemics and Re-emergence of Contagious Diseases Long Thought Conquered Jan 18/13
LifeSciences The goal of this presentation is to provide an understanding of the current regulations and continued challenges, future directions by the regulatory authorities and provide insight into the regulatory pathway for biosimilar and biobetter registration
Speaker: Dr. Steven Engel, MS, PharmD, Senior Principal Scientist, Worldwide Regulatory Affairs, Merck & Co., Inc.

FDA New Guidelines for Biosimilars and Biobetters: An Outlook for 2013

Jan 16/13

LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will address the various clinical, regulatory (US & EU) and commercialization strategies that may be implemented in the development of products to treat rare diseases and orphan indications
Speaker: William C. Maier, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, REGISTRAT-MAPI
Clinical, Regulatory and Commercialization Strategies for Rare Diseases Jan 15/13
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - Learn how to dramatically enhance the value derived from outsourcing, without additional expense
Speakers: Wayland Rushing, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Advisor, ABC Laboratories
Thomas J. Wilson, Vice President of Quality, Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Best Practices for Outsourcing Drug Development: The Human Elements of a Successful Relationship Jan 14/13
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar is part of a series about innovative approaches and specialized techniques to bioanalytical studies
Speaker: Clark Williard, Executive Director, Mass Spectrometry Operations, PharmaNet/i3
Application of GC/MS/MS in Monitoring Steriods as a Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacological Biomarker Dec 17/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will provide insight into some of the current issues in progressing oncology compounds from the pre-clinical arena through early clinical development in humans, with specific focus on three areas of early oncology research that can make or break these critical first-in-man studies
Speakers: Philip Breitfeld, MD, Vice President, Therapeutic Strategy, Oncology Therapeutic Area, Quintiles
Eric Groves, MD, PhD, Vice President, Center for Integrated Drug Development, Quintiles
Chris Learn, PhD, PMP, Senior Clinical Project Manager, Quintiles
Maximizing Quality and Efficiency of Go/No Go Decisions in Early Oncology Development Dec 14/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Understand the role of Next Generation Sequencing in personalized medicine, how to identify various genomic alterations in rapid time, and how Next Generation Sequencing can help stratify patient populations
Speaker: Anup Madan, Ph.D., Director of Sequencing, Covance
Personalized Medicine Through Integrated Next Generation Sequencing Dec 12/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - In this webinar we will discuss how evidence generated for regulatory purposes can be useful for CER
Speakers: Jeroen Jansen, PhD, Vice President, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, MAPI Consultancy
Carl de Moor, PhD, Vice President Epidemiology, REGISTRAT-MAPI, North America
Comparative Effectiveness Research – The Role of Evidence Synthesis and Non-randomized Real World Studies Dec 11/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - During this session we will explore ways to minimize the variability in pain studies and methods for increasing the chances of showing a therapeutic effect for the study medication being tested
Speaker: Michael Kuss, Vice President, Analgesia, Premier Research
Managing Variability in Pain Studies Dec 10/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This presentation will explore requisite study designs and detail the procedures routinely employed in support of scientific and regulatory best practices in assessing auditory safety
Speakers: Matthew Abernathy, MS, Associate Scientist, MPI Research
Rachel Tapp, BS, LATG, Study Director, MPI Research
What’d You Say? Understanding Nonclinical Auditory Safety Evaluations Dec 7/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This presentation will review the potential clinical applications of Vectra DA in the management of RA, with a specific focus on findings from recent studies presented at the Annual Rheumatology Meeting held in DC
Speaker: Eric Sasso, MD, Vice President Medical and Scientific Affairs Crescendo Bioscience
Clinical Applications of Vectra™ DA: Review of Recent Study Findings Dec 4/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences This webinar will explore the current regulatory and scientific challenges facing industry engaged in developing biosimilars with emphasis on EU and US regulatory framework.
Speakers: Carolyn Finkle, Vice President, Global Regulatory Consulting, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Vincy Abraham, Senior Manager, Bioanalytics Catalent Pharma Solutions
Biosimilars: Creating Workable Solutions to Global Regulatory and Analytical Challenges Nov 30/12
LifeSciences Healthcare/Life Sciences - Optimizing patient flow through the hospital is a key strategic initiative being implemented across many hospitals in an effort to add value and eliminate waste. However, the availability of macro-level analytic tools to guide these key strategic decisions is lacking. Carilion Clinic developed a discrete-event computer simulation (DES) model to replicate patient flow from hospital admission to discharge.
Speaker: Jim Montgomery, MHA, FACHE, CSSBB, Carilion Clinic
Carilion Clinic: Hospital Patient Flow Optimization Decision Support Tool Nov 29/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This presentation will provide an overview of cell based potency assays, including current regulatory expectations as well as trends within the industry
Speakers: Weihong Wang, Ph.D., manager of Molecular and Cell Biology Services, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Darren Kamikura, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Eli Lilly and Co
Outsourcing Cell Based Potency Assays: Perspectives from a Sponsor and a Contract Testing Laboratory Nov 15/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences/SupplyChain - The purpose of this webinar is to discuss recent changes in regulatory requirements and their impact on the clinical supply chain, including the QP release process, considerations when using comparators, and cold chain/temperature sensitive materials
Speaker: Ronnie Constable, Director of Quality, Fisher Clinical Services
The Changing Role of the QP and Regulatory Challenges That Impact the Clinical Supply Chain Nov 14/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences This webinar discusses evolution and the current landscape of pediatric clinical research networks, selecting and engaging with the right network for your pediatric trial, and enhancing your pediatric clinical research process while fostering high-quality, ethical research on medicines for use in children
Speakers: Brian Smith, MD, MPH, MHS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Peter Clayton, BSc, MB, ChB, MD, MRCP, FRCPCH, Professor of Child Health, Director NIHR Greater Manchester, Lancashire & South Cumbria (GMLC) Medicines for Children Local Research Network, Associate Director, Greater Manchester Comprehensive Local Research Network
Moderator: Kathy Bohannon, Principal Strategist, Pediatrics, INC Research
The Role of Research Networks in Pediatric Clinical Trials Nov 13/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - In this webinar we will present and discuss some tools that Emerald Bio uses for the expression and crystallization of membrane proteins
Speaker: James Fairman, Ph.D., Group Leader, Membrane Protein Crystallography, Emerald Bio
Tools for the Expression and Crystallization of Membrane Proteins Nov 12/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Post Ap­proval Clinical and Epidemio­logical Studies (PACES) that in­clude Phase IV and Post Mar­keting Observational Studies (PMOS) have evolved into an integral and essential phase of the drug develop­ment life cycle with implications that have comparable weight to that of the Phase II and III registrational studies. Join Dr. John Sampalis for a live discussion.
Speaker: John S. Sampalis, B.Sc., B.A. (Hon.), M.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.C.E., Founder, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer, JSS Medical Research Inc.
Post Approval Clinical Epidemiological Studies (PACES) Nov 12/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - In this final webinar of our series, we will look at (i) when we should start preparing for database lock, (ii) what can/will go wrong, (iii) how we can minimize/correct issues and (iv) what checklists everyone should have in their repertoire to ensure success.
Speakers: St. Clare Chung, Director - Biostatistics & CDM, SCiAN Services Inc.
Ann Neale, VP Clinical Operations, Biotie Therapies, Inc.
Advanced EDC Trials: The Homestretch – Don’t Let the Timelines Slip Nov 9/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Business Strategy - Our speaker will discuss the enormous value and practical considerations of including Russia in your global clinical study planning from the outset, and at a minimum, in your risk management and contingency planning
Speakers: Richard Koenig, Vice President of Operations, ClinStar,
Alina Tatarenko, MD, Senior Project Manager, ClinStar
Including Russia and Ukraine in Your Risk Management and Rescue Study Plans Nov 8/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - During this webinar, you’ll get practical guidance from CMC experts on a stepwise approach to determining if, what type, and how much extractables/leachables data may be required to address the regulatory concerns
Speakers: Wayland Rushing, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Advisor, ABC Laboratories
Ken M. Wong, M.Sc., Senior Scientist, Center for Extractables and Leachables, Merck & Co.
Supply Chain Changes in Phase III/Post-Commercialization: Regulatory Considerations for Container/Closure Systems Nov 6/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will focus on the key aspects of monitoring for the development of renal toxicities and the issues in conducting clinical trials in patients with both recognized and unrecognized kidney disease
Speaker: Lynda Szczech, MD, MSCE, FASN, FNKF, Medical Director, Pharmacovigilance, PPD, LLC
Kidney Safety in Clinical Trial Design: Recognizing the Complexities and Avoiding the Pitfalls Nov 2/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Our speakers will discuss how to develop and implement a true partnership through an FSP outsourcing model – characterized by long term goals, integration of operations and leadership and optimized delivery based on portfolio transparency, dedicated resourcing, INC’s Trusted Process and innovation in process and technology.
Speakers: Andrew S. Townshend, Vice President of Alliance Development, INC Research
Peter Carberry, Senior VP, Global Development Operations, Astellas Pharma Global Development Inc.
Strategic Alliance Partnerships: Development of a Successful FSP Relationship Oct 24/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will discuss a number of methodologies to facilitate the assessment of potential development risks including safety and immunogenicity, stability, aggregation and low productivity
Speaker: Noel Smith, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Lonza Applied Protein Services, Lonza Biologics plc
Developability: Reducing the Risk of Failure of Biotherapeutic Candidates Oct 23/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will provide insight into the various regulations which direct pediatric diabetes drug development for registration globally
Speakers: Cynthia Jackson, DO, Leader, Pediatric Center of Excellence, Quintiles
Paul Strumph, MD, Leader, Diabetes Center of Excellence, Quintiles
Robin Huff, PhD, Sr. Director, Global Pediatric Regulatory Strategy Lead, Quintiles
Moderator: Rick Turner, PhD, Sr. Scientific Director, Corporate Communications, Quintiles
DIABETES DRUG DEVELOPMENT: A Perspective on Pediatric Indication Planning Oct 19/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar presents an overview of some of the key components involved in developing products related to the application of biomarkers earlier in the drug development pipeline
Speakers: Tim Davison , B. Math, Ph.D., VP, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Almac Diagnostics
Susan Farragher, Operations Manager, Almac Diagnostics
Developing and Applying Biomarkers in Early Phase Clinical Trials

Oct 18/12

LifeSciences LifeSciences - The webinar will examine operational and analytical considerations for early detection of potential organ toxicity
Speakers from ACM Global Central Laboratory:
Mark Engelhart, Chief Commercial Officer
Andrew Botham, PhD, Research & Development Manager
Maria-Magdalena Patru, MD, PhD, Scientific Affairs Medical Liaison
Drug-Induced Organ Toxicity (DIOT): The Early Detection and Management of Elevated Biomarkers to Ensure Patient Safety Oct 17/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - The speakers will provide a definition of RBM, insight into the regulatory landscape, and a perspective on executing RBM leveraging the three elements of people, process and technology
Speakers: Thomas Grundstrom, Vice President, Integrated Processes and Technologies and Global Head, Quintiles Infosario®
Amanda Sax, Senior Director, Integrated Processes and Technologies, Quintiles
Risk-based Approach to Monitoring: The Future Roles of People, Process & Technology Oct 15/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar is part of a series about innovative approaches and specialized techniques to bioanalytical studies
Speaker: Brigitte Pellerin, Senior Bioanalytical Project Manager, PharmaNet/i3
Reduce Filing Time - Fast Turnaround of Innovator and BE First-to-File Analysis Oct 15/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Business Strategy - This second webinar in the series will examine the the advantages and disadvantages of conducting clinical trials in Russia and Kazakhstan, and the upcoming trends in this market
Speakers: Igor Stefanov, Director, General Manager, Synergy Research Group
Anna Ravdel, Director of Business Development, Synergy Research Group
Evgeny (Eugene) Rogov, MD, PhD, JD, Deputy Head of Clinical Trials State Control Department (ROSZDRAVNADZOR)
WEBINAR SERIES: Conducting Clinical Trials in Emerging Markets
Part 2 - Conducting Cinical Trials in Russia and Kazakhstan
Oct 12/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - During this webinar, you’ll get practical guidance from CMC experts on how to avoid the most common development hiccups and E&L pitfalls related to container/closure selection and regulatory requirements
Speakers: Wayland Rushing, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Advisor, ABC Laboratories
Allan R. Moorman, Ph.D., President and Chief Operating Officer, Alta Vetta Pharmaceutical Consulting
You Have Received Extractables Information From Your Container/Closure Manufacturer. Now What? Oct 10/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will present rationale for a dedicated study start-up process which lends to a decrease in cycle times, higher quality pre-study site assessments, and improved study start up metrics
Speakers: Brett Barber, Sr. Director, Clinical Solutions, PharmaNet/i3
Nicole Baker, Director, Strategic Resourcing, PharmaNet/i3
Lisa Rhiner, Clinical Study Lead, PharmaNet/i3
Innovative Solutions Designed to Improve Operational Capacity, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Clinical Monitoring Oct 4/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will provide a review of current adnexal mass management practices, including improvements in patient care with the addition of recently cleared blood tests, and the criteria necessary for utility of blood tests when used to identify potential ovarian malignancy
Speaker: Michael D. Randell, MD, FACOG, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
OVA1 & Managing Adnexal Masses Oct 2/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Our speakers will provide insight into primary cost drivers and explore key activities that can help make the biggest impact to improving profitability, as well as discuss strategies for outsourcing, as well as example process and technology approaches to improve efficiency and governance
Speaker Panel from Quintiles: Geoff Garabedian, VP and Managing Director - Regulatory & Quality and Horizontal Capabilities
Peter Lassoff, Pharm.D., Vice President and Head, Global Regulatory Affairs
Uwe Maennl, MD, Ph.D., MBA, Vice President and Global Head of Lifecycle Safety
Regulatory & Safety Operations: Unlocking Additional Value of Your Marketed Products Sep 28/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Business Strategy - An examination of why Asia-Pac excels as a region for strategic clinical data management / medical writing base in which to achieve savings in cost and time investment
Speakers: Koteshwar Govind, Head of Data Management, Max Neeman International
Donald Swankie, MBA, Vice President, USA, Max Neeman International
Global Data Management & Medical Writing: The Asia-Pac Advantage

Sep 26/12

LifeSciences Life Sciences - This presentation addresses the challenges of analytical method development that is required for physicochemical characterization
Speakers: Robert J. Duff, Ph.D., manager, Biopharmaceutical Services, Lancaster Laboratories
Lieza M. Danan-Leon, Ph.D., principal scientist, Biochemistry, Lancaster Laboratories
Critical Aspects of Antibody-Drug Conjugates: Structural Characterization and Analysis Sep 25/12
Energy Life Sciences - Today’s working environment in the Oil & Gas Industry has changed. Globalisation, cost reduction drivers and easier access to specialists around the world due to technology advancements results in more and more companies asking their employees to work virtually. This session will examine some of the pitfalls, best practices and what the future holds for virtual bid teams.
Speakers: Graham Ablett, Consulting Director, Strategic Proposals
Lina Gogos, Business Development Manager, Xait
Oil & Gas companies: Running a Virtual Bid Team – The Secrets to Success Sep 25/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will provide best practice insights into dose selection for First in Human (FIH) dose escalation studies to mitigate risk and optimize the value of your early clinical data
Speaker Panel from Quintiles: Eleanor A. Lisbon MD, MPH, CPI, Senior Medical Research Director, Early Clinical Development
Professor Tim Mant, Vice President, Medical Research and Principal Investigator
Steve Lowes, PhD, Vice President, Scientific, Advion Bioanalytical Labs
N. Seth Berry, PharmD, Director, Clinical PK/PD and Modeling & Simulation
EARLY CLINICAL INSIGHTS: Best Practices for Optimizing Dose Escalation in FIH Studies Sep 24/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - In this webinar, case studies will be presented to demonstrate how advanced immune monitoring tools have been used to gain insight on the proportion of major lymphocyte subsets, their response to various stimuli and their activation versus exhaustion status.
Speaker: Yoav Peretz Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Caprion/IMMUNECARTA Services
PD-1 and the Immune Exhaustion Paradigm: Immune Profiling tools for Drug Discovery and Clinical Monitoring Sep 20/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will encompass key spray-dried dispersion (SDD) aspects that enhance and sustain in vivo drug solubility, and how these attributes are preserved during downstream solid dosage form formulation and process development
Speakers: Randy Wald, R.Ph., Senior Research Fellow, Bend Research Inc.
Chris Craig, Research Fellow, Bend Research Inc.
Using Amorphous Spray-Dried Dispersions to Develop Oral Solid Dosage Forms Sep 19/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar is part of a series about innovative approaches and specialized techniques to bioanalytical studies
Speaker: Chris Beaver, Director, Immunochemistry and Cell Biology Operations, PharmaNet/i3
Immunogenicity Testing Considerations for Biosimilar Drug Development Sep 17/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences/BusinessStrategy - The presentation give an overview of the advantages of conducting clinical trials in emerging markets, an analysis of the importance of start-up timelines in the decision-making process when selecting geographies for a global clinical trial, and a review of the regulatory challenges that can be anticipated when starting up a trial in Russia
Speakers: Leon Dzivinsky, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, ClinStar, LLC / IMP Logistics
Richard Koenig, Vice President of Operations, ClinStar
Study Start-up: A Comparison Across Emerging Markets Sep 13/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - A discussion of the  fundamental principles of preclinical modeling in cancer and the specific roles that imaging can play in improving the predictive power for clinical success, formulating a new standard for drug development, with particular reference to gliomas as case studies
Speakers: Jim Dougherty, MD, General Partner, Arcus Ventures, and former Deputy Physician-in Chief for Clinical Affairs a Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)
Dick Leopold, PhD, VP, R&D, Molecular Imaging Inc.
John L. Chunta, PhD, Senior Imaging Scientist, Molecular Imaging Inc.
Driving Translational Imaging to a Drug Industry Standard: Case Studies in Glioblastoma and Other Clinically Predictive Cancer Models Sep 12/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The session will address key regulatory expectations and the role of ethics committees in pediatric development
Speakers: Daniel Brasseur, MD, PhD, Chairman of the EU Paediatric Committee (PDCO)
Petra B. Knupfer, MD, MBA, Managing Director of the Ethics Committee, Medical Association of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Moderator: Kathy Bohannon, Principal Strategist, Pediatrics, INC Research
Regulatory Authorities and Ethics Committees: Perspectives from Europe for Pediatric Drug Development Sep 11/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - In this 3rd of 4 webinars, we look at the impact of one or more protocol amendment(s) on the study database and the EDC team and how changes can be implemented smoothly and with minimal effect on the ongoing study
Speaker: St. Clare Chung, Director - Biostatistics & CDM, SCiAN Services Inc.
Advanced EDC Trials: The Team is Working Together, Now Get Ready for Change Sep 10/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Although the Guidance remains in draft form, it is clear that the key elements of the Final Guidance will likely be retained. Some sponsors and CROs have already begun to adopt a risk-based approach, but the key questions around operationalizing the Guidance and its implications to all drug development stakeholders remain. The discussion will include perceptions from the legal and regulatory perspective, recent initiatives at the highest levels to integrate a risk-based approach to clinical trial monitoring, and practical implementation aspects of risk based monitoring.
Speakers: - Mr. Gary Yingling, BS, MS, JD, Partner, K&L Gates, Washington DC
- Nicholas Alp, PhD, BM BCh, FRCP, DM, Vice President, Scientific Council, ICON plc, and Hon. Consultant Cardiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Anick Duchesne, BSc, DSA, Senior Director, CRA Management - North America, ICON plc
A Risk-Based Approach to Monitoring - Implications for Sponsors, CROs, Investigators and IRBs — AN UPDATE Sep 6/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Learn about a new transformative proteomic biomarker discovery technology that measures over 1129 human proteins in small sample volumes with a sensitive, specific and semi-automated assay
Speakers: Steve Williams, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, SomaLogic
Nick Saccomano, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, SomaLogic
Unlocking Protein Biomarker Discovery for Pharma, Biotech and Academia Aug 23/12
Healthcare Healthcare/Supply Chain/RFID - This presentation will discuss best practices in laboratory automation and the benefits of RFID for laboratory inventory management
Speaker: Tim Sheehy, Global Director of Genomics, Promega Corporation
Best Practices in Laboratory Automation Aug 16/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This presentation will focus on Orbis Biosciences’ patented Precision Particle Fabrication technology and its ability to develop novel oral formulations of both new and existing drugs
Speaker: Cory Berkland, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Orbis Biosciences, Inc.
Improving Oral Dosage Formulations: Microencapsulation for Controlled and Immediate Release Jul 24/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will discuss the Covance LC-MS based in vivo target occupancy capabilities and discuss the advantages of using this approach in a preclinical drug discovery arena
Speakers: Patrick L. Love, B.S., Staff Scientist and Supervisor, Receptor Occupancy/In Vivo Pharmacology, Discovery and Translational Services, Covance
Sally Old, Ph.D., Site Leader, Alnwick, Covance
John Batchelor, M.Sc., Head of Toxicology, Alnwick, Covance
Determining Target Occupancy using LC-MS: Advantages and Application to a Preclinical Drug Discovery Paradigm Jun 28/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - No single strain or vector is capable of being the best expression option for all types of biopharmaceuticals. Case studies will be presented on use of the XS tool box to address common problems such as low productivity, product-related impurities, insolubility, plasmid and host instability.
Speaker: Dr. Joachim Klein, Group Leader, Microbial R&D, Lonza Biopharmaceuticals, Switzerland
Using the XS Toolbox to Optimize Strain Design and Development for Efficient Microbial GMP Production Jun 27/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will review models available for assessing anti-inflammatory activity in vivo then focus on imaging technologies, for discovery screening and for translatable biomarkers as applied in inflammation models
Speakers: James Mobley, Ph.D., Founder and CSO, Sunapten Therapeutics, Inc.
Patrick McConville, Ph.D., COO, CSO and Co-founder, Molecular Imaging Inc.
Advances in Inflammation Models and Associated Drug Evaluation: Improved Assessment Using Imaging Biomarkers Jun 26/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - In this 2nd of 4 webinars, the speakers highlight the typical problems associated with the initial stage and present several tips and solutions to addressing them at the start, while showing how technology can play an integral part in coordination, control and communication
Speakers: St. Clare Chung, Director - Biostatistics & CDM, SCiAN Services Inc.
Ann Neale, VP Clinical Operations, Biotie Therapies, Inc.
Advanced EDC Trials: Bringing the Team Together Jun 8/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will discuss compounding at the clinic’s pharmacy as a means to accelerate development and minimize CMC development resources
Speakers: William Schachtner, associate director, small molecule and inhalation product testing services, cGMP laboratory, PPD
Eugene McNally, Ph.D., executive director, global CM&C, global regulatory affairs, PPD
Webinar Series: Innovative Analytical Approaches to Expedite Product Development
Part 4: Accelerating to Phase I Clinical Trials for All Dosage Forms
Jun 7/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Learn how Caprion accelerates validation of biomarkers, diagnostics, and toxicology profiles using MRM technology. A variety of sample types and applications will be covered, including plasma proteins, immune response, toxicology, and tissue-specific panels
Speaker: Daniel Chelsky, Chief Scientific Officer, Caprion Proteomics
New Solutions for Highly Multiplexed Protein Assays via MRM Jun 4/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - In this 1st of 4 webinars, the speakers will provide insight into the unique needs of Biotech/Biopharma companies from both the Sponsor and Technology/Services providers (CROs) perspectives. Subsequent webinars will focus on case studies, specific challenges and solutions.
Speakers: St. Clare Chung, Director - Biostatistics & CDM, SCiAN Services Inc.
Ann Neale, VP Clinical Operations, Biotie Therapies, Inc.
Advanced EDC Trials: The Unique Needs of Biotech/Biopharma May 30/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This presentation will discuss a unique system called Isolation Liquid Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry (Iso-LCMS), a two-dimensional HPLC system coupled to MS that allows for one-step mass analysis of peaks in MS-incompatible mobile phases
Speaker: David J. Sherlock, Senior Research Scientist, cGMP Laboratory, PPD
Webinar Series: Innovative Analytical Approaches to Expedite Product Development
Part 3: Impurity Identification Using Two Dimensional LCMS
May 24/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will further explore the challenges that we face in the industry today due to the globalization of clinical trials and the increased penetration of less developed countries
Speaker: Rognvald Lamb, Distribution & Logistics, Fisher Clinical Services
Evaluating Challenges with Clinical Trial Supply Logistics in the Less Developed World May 22/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences/BusinessStrategy - The speakers will discuss the benefits of conducting clinical trials in Russia and parts of Eastern Europe compared to other emerging markets, address many of the questions and concerns Sponsors have about logistics, and introduce five keys to successfully managing clinical trial logistics in this region
Speakers: David Passov, CEO, ClinStar
Leon Dzivinsky, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, ClinStar, LLC / IMP Logistics
5 Keys to Successful Clinical Trial Logistics in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus May 17/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This presentation will include a brief background on the development & validation of Vectra DA delivered by Dr. David Chernoff, followed by a patient case study discussion led by Dr. Alvin Wells highlighting the application of Vectra DA in clinical practice
Speakers: Alvin Wells, MD, PhD, Director, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center
David Chernoff, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Crescendo Bioscience®, Inc.
Clinical Applications of Vectra™ DA, a Multi-Biomarker Blood Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity May 15/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Learn types of analytical methods requiring verification, what is required to demonstrate that methods can be run successfully in a laboratory, actions to take when method is found not suitable for intended purpose, approaches for qualification for non-compendial products, and how to track performance of execution of standard compendia methods with the laboratory
Speakers: Pauline McGregor, Ph.D., CChem, MRSC, PMcG Consulting
Travis Emig, Director, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Lancaster Laboratories
Kimberly Rhoades, Manager, Pharmaceutical Raw Materials, Lancaster Laboratories
Terry Schuck, Principal Chemist/Group Leader, Pharmaceutical Raw Materials, Lancaster Laboratories
Efficient and Effective Approaches to Managing Raw Material Methods May 15/12
LifeSciences

Life Sciences - This presentation will address: the importance of E&L for patient and product safety, a well-planned and thorough E&L study design for the entire drug development and manufacturing process, and the types of E&L evaluations that are being performed for dosage forms other than just orally-inhaled and nasal products and which will help prevent delays in regulatory approvals
Speakers: Derek Wood, laboratory manager, cGMP laboratory, PPD
Istvan Kovac, Ph.D., senior research scientist, cGMP laboratory, PPD
Contributor: Xiaochun Yu, Ph.D., principal scientist, cGMP laboratory, PPD

Webinar Series: Innovative Analytical Approaches to Expedite Product Development
Part 2: Timely and Thorough Extractables/Leachables Evaluations to Expedite Regulatory Approval
May 10/12
BusinessStrategy Life Sciences/Business Strategy - This program will analyze the basis of India’s Regulatory environment, the regulations [both current and future] of clinical trials in India, and the challenges faced in the present scenario
Speakers from Max Neeman International: Renu Razdan, PhD, Chief Operating Officer
Vandana Pandey, Manager Regulatory Affairs
Clinical Research in India – Regulatory Environment May 9/12
LifeSciences

Life Sciences - This presentation will outline important aspects of the spray-drying process and highlight formulation and process parameters that dictate a scalable, stable, and efficacious inhalable drug product
Speakers: Jeff Breit, Ph.D., Director of Inhalation Technologies, Bend Research Inc.
Devon DuBose, Senior Research Engineer, Bend Research Inc.

Engineered Particles for Inhaled Biotherapeutics: Considerations in Process and Formulation May 3/12
LifeSciences

Life Sciences - The panel, representing both big pharma, and small biotech, and will speak from deep experience about the likely intended and unintended consequences of the new guidance
Speakers: Jack Corman, President, IRB SERVICES
Nestor Nituch, Director Clinical Research, Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada (retired)
Terri Hinkley, RN, BScN, MBA, CCRC, Director, Clinical Operations, Helix BioPharma
Ronald Fehst, President, Ronald Fehst Research Consultants

New FDA Guidance for Industry: Oversight of Clinical Investigations — A Risk-Based Approach to Monitoring - Implications for Sponsors, CROs, Investigators and IRBs May 1/12
LifeSciences

Life Sciences - This presentation will address strategies and the analytical testing considerations that help speed the process for getting a follow-on biological product to market
Speakers: William Bakewell, Ph.D., associate director, biopharmaceutical services PPD, cGMP laboratory
Steven Becht, Ph.D., research and development senior research scientist PPD, cGMP laboratory

Webinar Series: Innovative Analytical Approaches to Expedite Product Development
Part 1: Strategies to Speed Follow-on Biologicals to Market
Apr 26/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will address advances in the development of drugs to treat respiratory diseases with a focus on new technologies that enrich data collected early in clinical research
Speakers: J. Fred Pritchard, PhD, Vice President, Global Drug Development, Celerion
Professor J. Stuart Elborn, MD, FRCP, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Queen's University of Belfast
Stephen Smith, MB BCh BAO, MRCGP, Diploma Pharmaceutical Medicine, Principal Investigator, Celerion
Discerning Early Clinical Signals of Efficacy for Treating Respiratory Diseases Apr 24/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The presentation will focus on how sponsors evaluate bids from CROs and provide you with some practical tips on how to improve your proposals
Speaker: Leif Kjetil Skjæveland, Partner, Xait
CROs/CMOs – How Does a Sponsor Evaluate Your Bid? Apr 17/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Case studies will be presented to illustrate the unique benefits of Tandem Labs targeted proteomics service, as well as the unique challenges associated with the technique, the role of bioinformatics, and optimization of sample preparation
Speaker: Bob Xiong, Ph.D., Associate Lab Director, Tandem Labs
Targeted Bioanalytical Proteomics by LC-MS/MS Apr 11/12
LifeSciences

Life Sciences - This webinar will provide insight into the latest scientific and regulatory thinking around the use of early-phase QT data and concentration QT modeling as a predictor of cardiac risk, ultimately improving decisions about further development and future study design
Speakers: Dhiraj Narula, MD, MRCP UK, DM Card, FACC, FISE, Medical Director, Quintiles Cardiac Safety Services
J. Rick Turner, PhD, Senior Director, Quintiles Integrated & Translational Cardiovascular Safety
Jared Schettler, MS, Associate Director, Quintiles Phase I Biostatistics

EARLY CLINICAL INSIGHTS: The Case for Early Cardiac Safety Data & Modeling Apr 10/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will examine the new EU legislation and its impact on the pharmacovigilance practice of regulators and the pharmaceutical industry in years 2012-2016
Speaker: Jan Petracek, MD, MSc, DIC, Partner, CEO, PharmInvent
EU Pharmacovigilance Change Readiness 2012 Apr 4/12
BusinessStrategy Life Sciences/Business Strategy - This program will analyze the basis of India’s Regulatory environment, the regulations [both current and future] of clinical trials in India, and the challenges faced in the present scenario
Speakers from Max Neeman International: Renu Razdan, PhD, Chief Operating Officer
Vandana Pandey, Manager Regulatory Affairs
Donald Swankie, MBA, Vice President, USA
Asia-Pac Clinical Research – Regulatory Environment Mar 28/12
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - Learn how Madrid offers a privileged location for establishing European Headquarters operations and Service Hubs
Speakers: Eduardo González, Manager, ICT and Headquarters, PromoMadrid
Jaime Giné, VP International Development Services, Electronic Arts
Madrid: Hub for North American and Latin American ICT Companies in Europe Mar 27/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This in-depth webinar will focus on current global trends in sample management
Moderator: Pinar Gencturk, Managing Editor, 20/20 Pharma
Speakers: Steve Sweeney, Head of Clinical Technologies, Southern Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Cathy Michael, Senior Director - Comprehensive Solutions, Biostorage Technologies, Inc.
Comprehensive Sample Management: Leveraging an Onsite Model to Maximize Research and Minimize Costs Mar 22/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This presentation will address current strategies for evaluating and mitigating the risk of contamination by adventitious agents
Speakers: Jeri Ann Boose, Ph.D., Director, Biopharmaceutical Services, Lancaster Laboratories
Hans Katherine Bergmann, Ph.D., Manager, Viral Safety and Viral Clearance Services, Lancaster Laboratories
Yuling Li, Ph.D., fellow, BioPharmaceutical Development, MedImmune
Risk Management of Adventitious Agent Contamination in Biopharmaceutical Products Mar 21/12
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Healthcare - This webinar will provide an overview of simulation modeling and how it can be used to improve clinical development efforts, including enhancing choice of target population, powering, and operational feasibility, as well as understanding performance in real-world settings
Speaker: Badri Rengarajan, MD, Medical Director, Archimedes Inc.
Simulation Modeling for Optimizing Design of Clinical Trials and Registries Mar 20/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will address the key elements of early biosimilar development that provide the bridge between the manufactured product and the larger clinical studies needed to prove comparable efficacy and safety
Speakers: J. Fred Pritchard, PhD, Vice President, Global Drug Development, Celerion
Raymond Farmen, PhD, Vice President, Global Bioanalytical Services, Celerion
Michael E. Placke, PhD, DABT, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ricerca Biosciences

Challenges in Early Comparability Assessment of Biosimilars
Mar 20/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Business Straregy - This first webinar in the series will examine the the advantages and disadvantages of conducting clinical trials in Russia, the clinical studies cycle, regulatory environment, and impact of the new Drug Law in Russia on the clinical trials
Speakers: Igor Stefanov, Director, General Manager, Synergy Research Group
Anna Ravdel, Director of Business Development, Synergy Research Group
WEBINAR SERIES: Conducting Clinical Trials in Emerging Markets
Part 1 - Russia: Understanding the Regulatory Environment, Challenges & Benefits
Mar 13/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Our speakers will discuss interventional observational studies, including different types of data that can be collected, different country regulations and approval processes, and setting up and running international real-world observational studies
Speakers: Dr. William Maier, Chief Scientific Offier & VP Epidemiology, Drug Safety and Risk Management, Registrat-Mapi
Dr. Carl de Moor, Vice President Epidemiology, North America, Registrat-Mapi
Sarah Rosen, Global Project Director, Registrat-Mapi
International Real World Post-marketing Studies that Involve Patient Intervention Mar 12/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The purpose of this presentation is to discuss how DART capabilities have been introduced into an established toxicology laboratory at Southern Research, in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
Speakers: Stephen B. Harris, Ph.D., Fellow, ATS, President, Stephen B. Harris Group
Eve Mylchreest, Ph.D., Program Leader, Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology (DART), Southern Research
Kellye K. Daniels, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., Director, Toxicology and Pathology Services Department, Southern Research
Successful Introduction of GLP-compliant Reproductive Toxicology Programs Feb 28/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The speaker panel will discuss key elements for clinical research in pediatric patients from the point of view of the research site and the investigator
Speakers: Ginger Steinhilber RN.MS. CCRC, Clinical Research Manager, Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University
John van den Anker, MD, Vice Chair of Pediatrics for Experimental Therapeutics and Director of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology at Children’s National Medical Center (Washington, DC)
Moderator: Kathy Bohannon, Principal Strategist, Pediatrics, INC Research
Perspectives on Pediatric Trials from Investigative Sites Feb 14/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - In this presentation, the principles of applying the melt extrusion technology in the development of high-energy materials and solid dispersion systems will be discussed, along with some of the issues in the successful development of melt-extruded products. Strategies to overcome such issues will be presented by using case histories.
Speakers: Abu T. M. Serajuddin, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions, St. John's University
Hans Maeir, Head Formulation Scientist, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Michael Valazza, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Irena McGuffy, Manager, Softgel Formulation, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Include Applied Drug Delivery: Hot Melt Extrusion and Optidose Technology Feb 8/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The presentation will include an overview of the FDA’s Animal Rule followed by an example end-user case study
Speakers: Peter Silvera, Ph.D., Program Leader for the Animal Models and Vaccine Program, Southern Research
Michael G. Murray, Ph.D., Director, Department of Infectious Disease, Southern Research
The FDA Animal Rule – Successful Submission of Animal Efficacy Studies Feb 7/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Topics include a discussion of different models available to commercialisation, IVD and Regulated Laboratory Developed Test (LDT), scalable commercialization pathways, and strategies to reduce CDx development timelines by up to 12 months. Recent case studies with FDA submissions will also be cited to demonstrate a different approach.
Speaker: Alan Wookey, Executive Director, Companion Diagnostics, LabCorp
Companion Diagnostics (CDx): Accelerating the Path to Commercialization Feb 1/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will explore the challenges in clinical supply chain strategy and discuss how to develop the appropriate risk profile
Speaker: Jim Benkendorf, General Manager, Fisher Clinical Services
Optimizing Clinical Supplies When Facing Drug and Resource Constraints Jan 30/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Business Strategy - Learn how to effectively navigate the challenges of conducting clinical trials in Russia and parts of Eastern Europe (EE) and successfully include these emerging markets in rescue trials and as an integral part of your initial study plans
Speaker: David Passov, CEO, ClinStar
Include Russia and Eastern Europe for Successful Clinical Trials Jan 24/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - An examination of the complex process of translating biomarkers into clinically applicable tests and their use in clinical trials
Speakers: Dr. Peter Kerr, Product Development Team Manager, Almac
Dr. Stephen Moore, Product Development Team Manager, Almac
Translating Pre-clinical Markers to Validated Assays and Their Application to Clinical Trials for the Pharma Industry Jan 19/12
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The aim of this webinar is to present an overview of molecular imaging technologies, including the multiple imaging modalities and radiotracers available. Examples of preclinical imaging studies will be applied to illustrate how molecular imaging can advance preclinical drug discovery and development.
Speakers: Stephen Lokitz, Ph.D., Medical Physicist, PET Imaging Center, Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana
J. Michael Mathis, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Small Animal Imaging Facility, LSU Health Sciences Center
Novel Uses of In Vivo Molecular Imaging in Pre-clinical Drug Development Dec 13/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This presentation will, through the use of actual illustrations, demonstrate some of the pitfalls encountered in early phase pediatric clinical pharmacology studies and by doing so, provide direction on how they might be avoided in the design and conduct of future studies
Speakers: Gregory L. Kearns, PharmD, PhD, Marion Merrell Dow/ Missouri Chair in Pediatric Medial Research
Dr. Alexander Cvetkovich Muntañola, Senior Director Clinical Development, INC Research
Pediatric Clinical Trials - Lessons Learned the Hard Way Dec 13/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will consider recent proposed changes to the regulatory and legislative environment and efforts to better define the roles of the IRB and the investigator in effectively carrying out their responsibilities
Speakers: Greg Koski, PhD, MD, Senior Scientist, James Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Associate Editor, Journal for Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics
Jack Corman, B.Sc, B.Ed, President and Founder, Institutional Review Board Services
Human Research Subject Protection: A Time of Reflection, Renewal and Reform? No--It's Time to Redesign! Dec 12/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - A discussion of how an integrated drug development perspective will allow biopharmaceutical developers to bring biosimilars to market quickly
Speakers: Tom Fritz, Managing Partner, Swiftwater Group LLC
Tom Stover, Ph.D., Associate Principal, Swiftwater Group LLC
Developing Biosimilars in the US – The Dawn of a New Era? Nov 16/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Manufacturing - Topics include evaluating CTCs as prognostic and predictive tools, obtaining extensive biomarker data without invasive procedures, and personalized therapy based upon CTC molecular pathology
Speaker: Ken Pennline, PhD, Vice President and Global Head, Cytometry Services, Esoterix Clinical Trials Services, a Division of LabCorp
Circulating Tumor Cells as a Biomarker Approach in Oncology Nov 9/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Advice on how to create insightful and innovative pediatric strategies that meet the stringent regulatory requirements from the FDA and EMA of pediatric plans for new active ingredients, dosage forms, dosing regimens or routes of administration
Speakers: Dr. med. Klaus Rose, MD, MS, Managing Director, klausrose Consulting
William Sietsema, PhD, Vice President, Regulatory Consulting & Submissions, INC Research
Navigating Pediatric Regulations in the United States and European Union Nov 8/11
GreenEnterprise Green Energy/Manufacturing - Viewers will understand the fundamental principles of capacitive touch, the various alortihms that may be used as well as some of the implementation challenges
Speaker: Pradhyum Ramkumar, MSP430 Product Marketing Manager, Texas Instruments
Ultra-Low-Power Capacitive Touch: Touch Sensing Basics and Implementation Challenges Oct 25/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The goals of this presentation are to provide clarity on the rationale for this proposed change to the federal regulations; to discuss the potential impact on sponsors, CROs, and academic institutions; to dispel some of the myths regarding the independent review board model and to provide a case study of the collaborative relationship between the Duke University and Copernicus Group IRB in the review and conduct of clinical trials
Speakers: Barry Mangum, Pharm.D., FCP, Director Clinical Pharmacology, Duke Clinical Research Unit
Yvonne Higgins, A.B., CIP, Director Quality Management, Copernicus Group IRB
Reducing the Barriers to the Conduct and Oversight of Clinical Trials: A Case Study Oct 18/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Business Strategy - This program will provide overview and key lessons in leveraging India as a strategic venue for research, as well as post market approval in a growing economy whose in-country population is 1.3 Billion
Speakers: Ajoy Kumar, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Max Neeman International
Donald Swankie, MBA, Vice President, USA, Max Neeman International
Increase Firm Value thru Commercialization of Cardio Drug & Device in India Oct 12/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will address scientific and practical aspects of formulation selection and process design relative to early- and late-stage pharmaceutical development
Speakers: Dana Settell, Director of Engineering, Late Stage Programs, Bend Research Inc.
Corey Bloom, Director, Formulation Science, Bend Research Inc.
Spray Dried Dispersions: Robust Formulation and Science of Scale from Preclinical to Launch Sep 29/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - A look at the current status and future of oral Vitamin D3 analogs; main biopharmaceutical, physico-chemical and industrial hurdles to the development of appropriate drug delivery systems; and preferred drug delivery systems for Vit D3 analogs
Speakers: Hector F. DeLuca, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Julien Meissonnier, Director, Research and Development, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Applied Drug Delivery: Options for Vitamin D Analogs Sep 27/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will discuss the new US REMS guidance and EU-RMP legislation, and what companies need to do in order to prepare for submissions
Speakers: Dr. William Maier, Vice-President, Epidemiology, Drug Safety and Risk Management, Registrat-Mapi
Dr. Carl de Moor, Vice President Epidemiology, North America, Registrat-Mapi
Dr. Paula Thompson, Senior Epidemiologist, Registrat-Mapi
Risk Management of Drug Safety: Pre-Approval Planning and Research will Ensure Success Sep 23/11
SupplyChain Manufacturing/Supply Chain - This session will help you understand supply chain issues surrounding consignment inventory, and offer real world examples of how RFID solutions have helped many organizations take control of their consignment inventory
Speakers:Jason Rosemurgy, Global Sales Director, Terso Solutions, Inc.
Patrick C. McCarthy, Esq., CEO, Validiti LLC
RFID: Removing the Complexity of Managing Consignment Inventory Sep 22/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The presentation will focus on how sponsors evaluate bids from CROs and provide you with some practical tips on how to improve your proposals
Speaker: Leif Kjetil Skjæveland, Partner, Xait
CROs/CMOs – How Does a Sponsor Evaluate Your Bid? Sep 19/11
GreenEnterprise Green Energy/Manufacturing - This talk will go over the basics of FRAM and how it works, and how the MSP430 architecture has been adapted to bring out the best low power characteristics of FRAM while decreasing development time
Speaker: Jacob Borgeson, MSP430 Product Marketing Engineer, Texas Instruments
FRAM: Nonvolatile Memory for Ultra-low Power Applications Sep 14/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Manufacturing - This webinar for Clinical Trial Supply professionals,  will help you plan ahead in order to reduce the risk involved in Cold Chain management practices
Speakers: Brian S. Hilton, Product Manager, Almac Clinical Services
Anthony Mistretta, Distribution Manager, Almac Clinical Services
Cold Chain Capabilities – Packaging, Labeling and Distribution Solutions for Your Organization Sep 8/11
GreenEnterprise Green Energy/Manufacturing - This presentation will introduce Grace, a new & free software development tool for MSP430 devices, and provide a live demonstration showing how Grace works and how it can make application development more efficient and solutions more robust
Speakers: Adrian Fernandez, MSP430 Microcontroller Product Marketing Engineer, Texas Instruments
William Goh, MSP430 Development Applications, Texas Instruments
Grace – Graphical User Interface for Enabling and Configurating MSP430 Peripherals Aug 23/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will discuss dry granulation/roller compaction technologies, including the advantages/disadvantages of dry granulation over wet granulation
Speaker: Theodore S. Koontz, Director Operations, Xcelience
Introduction and Technical Notes for Dry Granulation – Roller Compaction Jun 22/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences/Business Strategy - This program will provide an overview and key lessons in leveraging India as a strategic venue for research as well as post market approval in a country of 1.3 Billion
Speaker panel from Max Neeman International: Ajoy Kumar, MD, CEO, Renu Razdan, COO, and Donald Swankie, MBA, VP, USA
Clinical Research in India – Potential & Challenges Jun 15/11
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Manufacturing - This webinar will provide participants with an introduction to the excellent opportunities for a low cost, high quality, successful investment in Colombia. The presentation will include a case study with Convergys.
Speakers: Sara Bojanini, Foreign Investment Director/USA, and Juan Sebastian Sandino, Investment Advisor for the Americas, Proexport Colombia
COLOMBIA: The Recently Discovered Latin-American Treasure for Outsourcing Jun 14/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - The presentation will focus on how sponsors evaluate bids from CROs and provide you with some practical tips on how to improve your proposals
Speaker: Leif Kjetil Skjæveland, Partner, Xait
CROs – How Does a Sponsor Evaluate Your Bid? Jun 9/11
LifeSciences Life Sciences -  This webinar will review the requirements and practical considerations around preparation and parametric release of drug in a pharmacy clean room to be administered intravenously. In addition, the regulatory requirements around validation and quality control of AMS assays will be reviewed.
Speakers: Staci McDonald, PharmD, Senior Director, Scientific Clinical Operations, Celerion
Stuart Best, PhD, Senior Director of Operations, Xceleron
Optimizing Early Clinical Research to Accelerate Drug Development Timelines: Microtracer Studies Jun 8/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - During this webinar, the speaker will introduce a unique web-based solution for gaining rapid insight into temperature-sensitive shipments in clinical trials
Speaker: Shirley Attryde, Product Manager, STEMS, Almac
Improving Insight and Increasing Control of Temperature-Sensitive Supplies in Clinical Trial Jun 1/11
Healthcare Healthcare/Life Sciences - In this webinar David Eddy, MD. PhD. will demonstrate ARCHeS Innovator, a software as a service (SaaS) that enables researchers and decision makers to use many of the capabilities of the Archimedes Model over the web
Speaker: David M. Eddy, MD, PhD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus, Archimedes
DEMO: ARCHeS Innovator May 31/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Our speaker panel from Swiftwater Group LLC will discuss what works and what doesn’t in dealing with vendors, whether the vendors are CROs, CMOs, Quality Assurance/Control Consultants, or Bioanalytical vendors
Speakers: Tom Fritz, Managing Partner / Chris Seifarth, Associate Partner / Agnes Cobbum, Associate Principal /William J. Miller, Ph.D., Senior Manager
Managing Vendors: Tips and Tricks for Pharma and Biotech Companies to Get What You Need While Cutting Costs May 18/11
LifeSciences Life Sciences -  Celerion's clinical pharmacology scientists will describe recent trends in adaptive designs, highlight areas where innovative approaches resulted in more robust clinical study results and discuss the challenges sometimes faced with these designs
Speakers: Michelle L. Combs, PhD, Vice President, Clinical Pharmacology Sciences
Elliot Offman, BSc Pharm, MSc, Director, Clinical Pharmacology Sciences
Optimizing Early Clinical Research to Accelerate Drug Development Timelines: Adaptive Study Design May 17/11
Healthcare Healthcare/Life Sciences - In this webinar, David Eddy MD. PhD will provide an detailed overview of Individualized Guidelines, how they compare to traditional population based guidelines, and how their use can improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs
Speaker: David M. Eddy, MD, PhD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus, Archimedes
Individualized Guidelines: The Potential for Increasing Quality and Reducing Costs May 16/11
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Life Sciences - Learn why Madrid is the perfect value-adding location for life science companies to face today’s challenges
Speakers: Vicente Hernández, Pharmaceutical Technical Director and Institutional Relations Manager, Lilly S.A.
Cátia Rabaça, Business Development Unit, Parque Científico de Madrid (Madrid Science Park)
Irene Herrera, Life Sciences Manager, Inward Investment Department, PromoMadrid
Partnering with Madrid’s Life Sciences Industry: Investing in Europe May 11/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Reduce the reporting burden on sites, sponsors, CROs and review boards while raising the bar on providing real protection of the subjects participating in clinical trials
Speaker: Glenn Veit, JD, CIP, Chairperson, Copernicus Group IRB
Safety Reporting to the Institutional Review Board (IRB): Understanding Recent Guidance May 4/11
LifeSciences Life Sciences -  Panel discussion with Celerion’s experienced physicians describing their approaches and experience in making the early assessments of safety and tolerability of new drug candidates. Through brief case studies, the audience will learn about changing tools, approaches and considerations for identifying hepatic, renal, pulmonary, neuropsychiatric, ophthalmologic and cardiovascular adverse effects as well as assessing risk for ocular toxicity in humans.
Key Presenter: William Wheeler, M.D., Therapeutic Area Lead-Cardiovascular (Chair)
Optimizing Early Clinical Research to Accelerate Drug Development Timelines: Value of Early Safety Assessments Apr 28/11
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will discuss using amorphous dispersions as a platform technology to rapidly formulate compounds as respirable dry powders for preclinical evaluation
Speakers: Dan Dobry, Vice President Engineering, Bend Research Inc.
Dr. David T. Vodak, Vice President Chemistry, Bend Research Inc.
Dana M. Settell, Director of Business Development, Bend Research Inc.
Dextran-Based Amorphous Dispersions as a Platform Technology in Preclinical Screening for Inhaled Dry Powders Apr 27/11
LifeSciences Life Sciences - The role of the Clinical Logistics Leader will be explained as well as the contributions to study performance that such a role can provide
Speakers: Rico Berger, Ph.D., Manager Central Laboratory Services, PAREXEL International
Alain Eudaric, Director Clinical Logistics, North America and Asia Pacific, PAREXEL International
Leveraging Your Clinical Supply Chain Talent For A Well-Run Global Clinical Trial Apr 21/11
GreenEnergy Green Energy/Manufacturing - Energizer and Microchip have teamed up to develop solutions for, and educate designers about eXtreme Low Power MCUs, Batteries, and extending battery life
Speakers: Jason Tollefson, Product Marketing Manager, Advanced Microcontroller Architecture Division, Microchip Technology, Inc.
Daniel Durbin, Sr. Technology Engineer, Product Technical Support, Energizer Battery Manufacturing, Inc.
Need to Extend Battery Life in Embedded Designs? Mar 31/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - Join this webinar and learn how some of the major challenges of biomarker discovery can be addressed in an integrated manner, how to discover and select the biomarker models most suitable for independent validation, and the importance of functional analysis as an essential component of biomarker discovery
Speakers: Max Bylesjo, Ph.D., Bioinformatics Team Leader, Almac
Nicolas Goffard, Ph.D, Bioinformatics Scientist, Almac
An Integrated Approach to Biomarker Discovery Mar 28/11
LifeSciences LifeSciences - This webinar will address strategies for expediting small molecule oral dosage formulations to Phase I studies, strategies to overcome challenges associated with poorly soluble compounds, technical considerations for liquid in capsule formulations, and controlled release formulations
Speaker: Paul F. Skultety, PhD, Director, Pharmaceutical Development Services, Xcelience, LLC
Formulation Development Strategies for Expediting Small Molecule Oral Dosage Formulations to Phase I Studies Mar 23/11
Legal LifeSciences - This webinar will explore the utilization of fit-for-purpose strategies in the discovery and development of solid-state forms of drug substances and highlight how these strategies impact cost, speed, and risk
Speakers: Joanna Bis, Principal Scientist, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Pingyun (PY) Chen, Manager, Optiform™ Technologies, Catalent Pharma Solutions
David Igo, Director, Optiform™ Technologies, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Fit-for-Purpose Strategies for Solid-form Discovery and Development Jan 26/11
SupplyChain Manufacturing/Supply Chain - Learn the basics of a hosted RFID Inventory Management solution, how to integrate with existing systems to significantly reduce costs, and how to reduce the risks usually associated with RFID Inventory Management projects
Speakers:Joe Pleshek, President and CEO, Terso Solutions, Inc.
Nathan Cowan, General Manager of Global Sales, HubSpan
Tracy Hillstrom, Sr. Product Line Manager, Impinj, Inc.
Understanding RFID in the “Cloud”: A Look at the Future of RFID Software Dec 9/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences/IT - Learn how innovative approaches to Records Management can improve adherence to protocols, instill best practices, ensure regulatory compliance, and most importantly increase business efficiency and decrease TCO
Speakers:  Ron Fitzmartin, PhD, MBA, Managing Partner, Decision Analytics
Dr. Ganesh Swaminathan, Practice Leader Life Sciences, Syntel
Business Aligned Records Management for Life Sciences - Unlock the "Efficiency-Code" in your Content Management Strategy Dec 8/10
BusinessStrategy BusinessStrategy/ICTsector - This webinar would be beneficial for existing mid-tier BPO's and other potential nearshore investors and ICT outsourcers interested in examining the strengths of Jamaica as a business location of choice for contact centre/ BPO operations
Speakers: Honorable Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Jamaica
Plus an expert panel from Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
Investment and Outsourcing Opportunities in Contact Centre/BPO Operations in Jamaica Nov 24/10
BusinessStrategy Media & Marketing/IT/Government - In this webinar, the Platt Retail Institute (PRI) will discuss its just-released research that answers the following questions: Of the methods that are being used by universities to communicate with their students, which are effective? How can emerging digital technologies be deployed to enhance the administrator-student information flow?
Speakers: Steve Acquista, Director of Digital Signage, Black Box Network Services
Steven Keith Platt, Director, Platt Retail Institute
Communication Effectiveness in Higher Education Nov 9/10
Healthcare Healthcare/Life Sciences - Archimedes has created a web application which enables anyone to analyze and share simulation datasets produced by the Archimedes Model. During this webinar Dr. David Eddy will show why the Outcomes Analyzer is essential for anyone interested in understanding future health and cost issues and especially recommended for those interested in cardiovascular risk, obesity, and diabetes complications.
Speaker: David M. Eddy, MD, PhD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus, Archimedes
DEMO: The Archimedes Outcomes Analyzer Oct 28/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar discusses some of the most pertinent changes to regulations regarding compounds coming to approval since the implementation of ICH E14 by the FDA in 2005.
Speakers:  Joy Olbertz, Ph.D., PharmD., Clinical Site Director, Celerion
William Wheeler, M.D., Therapeutic Area Lead Cardiovascular, Celerion
The Need for Speed: Science and Innovation Driving Efficient, Cost Effective QT Assessment Oct 26/10
Government Government/IT - This webinar for law enforcement and government officials will discuss the various aspects of capturing a running system including encryption, accessing RAM vs. a disk drive, volatile memory, maximizing forensic seizure, logical copy, and more
Speakers: Jeffrey D. Evans, FBI, Computer Analysis Response Team, FBI-Phoenix Division
SSA James E. Harris, Jr., FBI, Cyber Division
SSA Darrin Jones, FBI, Laboratory Director, New Mexico RCFL
Jesse Taylor, FBI, Senior Cryptologic Mathematician, Cryptologic and Electronic Analysis Unit
Capturing a Running Computer System: What Every Digital Forensics & Cyber Professional Should Know Oct 14/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - In this webinar, Celerion partners with Xceleron to discuss how Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS), through measurement of ultra low levels of drug-associated radioactivity, can enrich the information gathered from early clinical studies
Speakers:  J. Fred Pritchard, Ph.D.,Vice President, Drug Development Services, Celerion
Jeremy Hague, BSc, Senior Director, Strategic Development, Xceleron Ltd.
The Need for Speed: Enriching Early Clinical Studies for Better Data, Faster Oct 7/10
IT Healthcare/Life Sciences - In this webinar Dr. Eddy will describe and illustrate data sources and methods for deriving equations for physiological pathways and the occurrence of diseases, as well as methods for validating the equations
Speaker:David M. Eddy, MD, PhD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus, Archimedes
Healthcare Modeling Part 5: How the Archimedes Model Works – Derivation of Equations Oct 6/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - QbD extends beyond formulation and process development. On-going monitoring of the manufacturing process, a vigorous continuous improvement program and commitment to quality are critical to maintain the success of a QbD program.
Speaker: Dr. Tahir Nazir, Manager, Formulation Development, Pharmaceutical Development Services, Patheon UK Limited
Effective Application of Quality-by-Design in Pharmaceutical Development and Product Manufacture Oct 1/10
LifeSciences IT - Despite the serious security risks and the potential for IT compliance audit failures, many organizations are unaware of their own vulnerabilities when it comes to privileged accounts
Speaker: Paul Del Piero, Director of Marketing, Lieberman Software Corporation
Introduction to Privileged Identity Management Sept 30/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Our speaker panel from Almac will utilise their experience in the industry to explore the various mechanisms and techniques currently available in the marketplace to promote successful clinical trial supply capsule manufacture and over-encapsulation. They will also discuss key GMP challenges that need to be overcome in order to ensure product quality and study result integrity.
Speakers: Dr. Colin Lorimer, Senior Formulation Scientist
James Hurst, Analytical Support Manager
Michael Rainey, Production Manager
Richard Shannon, Head of Business Development (Europe)
Evaluating Capsule Manufacturing & Comparator Blinding Techniques for Clinical Trials Sept 24/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - A discussion of the potential of biopharmaceutical products including differentiating the risk associated with internal attributes of the drug from the risk derived from external factors, a guideline to selecting the best methods to analyze and characterize antibodies, and recommendations on a risk-based sampling strategy and representative clinical case studies describing the importance of immunogenicity testing not only during clinical trials but also after the drug is commercialized
Speaker: Ana T. Menendez, Ph.D., Senior Director of Biotechnology, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Strategic Considerations For A Successful Immunogenicity Program Sept 17/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will explore what clinical delivery alliances are and the value alliance partnership models bring to the drug development process from both the sponsor and CRO perspective
Speakers: Tim Dietlin, Vice President of Alliance Development, INC Research
David Gillogly, Global Head, Clinical Contracting and Category Management, Novartis
The Value of Strategic Alliances vs. Transactional CRO-Sponsor Relationships Sept 15/10
IT Healthcare/Manufacturing - This webinar will review the resources available to medical developers to help create differentiated products and accelerate their time to market, including TI’s MSP430’s diverse portfolio of 16-bit ultra-low-power microcontrollers
Speaker:Rajesh Verma, Business Development Manager, Texas Instruments
Supporting Portable Medical and Instrumentation Design with the World’s Lowest Power Microcontroller Sep 14/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - The role of the Clinical Logistics Leader will be explained as well as the contributions to study performance that such a role can provide
Speakers: Rico Berger, Ph.D., Manager Central Laboratory Services, PAREXEL International
Alain Eudaric, Director Clinical Logistics, North America and Asia Pacific, PAREXEL International
Leveraging Your Clinical Supply Chain Talent For A Well-Run Global Clinical Trial Sept 9/10
BusinessStrategy Media & Marketing/Manufacturing - This free webinar will guide you through the creative process of using video, the fastest growing media online, supply ideas for promotion and provide tips for working with agencies such as Outlier Solutions
Speaker: Ben Friedle, Principal, Outlier Solutions
360 Degrees of Video Marketing Online July 13/10
GreenEnterprise Green Energy/Manufacturing - This seminar will review the industry trends and solutions surrounding zero to low power consumption in embedded system designs
Speakers: VC Kumar, MSP430 Microcontroller Product Marketing Engineer, Texas Instruments
VC Adrian Fernandez, MSP430 Microcontroller Product Marketing Engineer, Texas Instruments
Embedded Control Systems
Part 2 - Realizing Ubiquitous Wireless Connectivity with the World’s Lowest Power Microcontroller
July 8/10
LifeSciences IT - Learn how Email policy management can prevent security incidents resulting in data leakage
Speakers: Sandy Sidhu, Technical Product Manager, Vircom
Marc-André Léger, Lecturer, University of Sherbrooke, Masters in IT Governance, Audit & Security Program and Healthcare Informatics Program
Preventing Email Data Leakage and Abuse With Policy Management June 23/10
BusinessStrategy BusinessStrategy/FoodProcessing - Learn from the experience of profitable international food companies who have already cracked the U.S. market through a strategy of local presence
Speaker: Grant Cothran, International Investment Manager, Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Expanding U.S. Market Share in the Food Processing Sector June 22/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - QbD extends beyond formulation and process development. On-going monitoring of the manufacturing process, a vigorous continuous improvement program and commitment to quality are critical to maintain the success of a QbD program.
Speaker: Kwok Chow, Ph.D., Senior Director Global Pharmaceutical Development Technology and Alliances, Patheon
Effective Application of Quality-by-Design in Pharmaceutical Development and Product Manufacture June 17/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This talk will explore how steps in the generation of mammalian cell lines were optimized to make a process more efficient and outline certain risks that were taken to improve timelines and throughput
Speaker: Gregory T. Bleck, Ph.D., Senior Director of Cell Line Engineering, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Characteristics of an Effective Mammalian Cell Line Generation Process for Bio-Pharmaceutical Production May 25/10
BusinessStrategy BusinessStrategy/GreenEnergy - Wyoming is a prime location for market access and poised to be a leader in the wind power industry
Speakers: Richard Walje, President, Rocky Mountain Power, PacifiCorp
Dr. Jonathan Naughton, Director, University of Wyoming Wind Research Center
Steve Ellenbecker, Executive Director, Wyoming Infrastructure Authority
Moderator: Robert Jensen, CEO, Wyoming Business Council
Wyoming – Opportunities Blowing in the Wind May 19/10
LifeSciences Finance - Insight on the recent methods in cash-flow management and will demonstrate live the benefits of closely conducting a forecast strategy
Speaker: Gareth Hewitt, Senior Consultant, eFront
Cash Flow Management for Private Equity May 18/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This talk will introduce 3 new technologies which could revolutionize the formulation world and how you approach your product's development and life-cycle management
Speakers: Emma Mickley, Ph.D., Director of Business Development, R5 Pharmaceuticals
Richard Johnson, Ph.D., Managing Director, Upperton Limited
Marcel de Matas, Ph.D., Scientific Manager, Lena Nanoceutics
Steffen Mittwich, Dipl. Wi.-Ing., CEO, Atacama Labs
Rob Lammens, Ph.D., CTO, Atacama Labs
Innovative but Practical Technologies to Tame Difficult APIs for Formulation Development & GMP Manufacture May 12/10
GreenEnterprise Green Energy/Manufacturing - This seminar will review the industry trends and solutions surrounding zero to low power consumption in embedded system designs, with specific application studies around metering and smart grid solutions
Speakers: Kripa Venkat, Systems Applications Engineer, Texas Instruments
VC Kumar, MSP430 Microcontroller Product Marketing Engineer, Texas Instruments
Embedded Control Systems
Part 1 - Enabling Smart Metering Systems with the World’s Lowest Power Microcontroller
April 30/10
LifeSciences IT/Telecom - In this webinar, attendees will gain an understanding of how to increase the value of existing Cloud computing services and gain market share, eliminate barriers of adoption by clearly defining certain security practices, and scale, enforce and audit the management of passwords for privileged user accounts of infrastructure components (servers, routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, etc.)
Speakers: Philip Lieberman, Founder and CEO, Lieberman Software Corporation
Steve Staso, Cloud Computing Strategist, Field and Wave Solutions
Lowering the Barrier to Security and Compliance in the Cloud Apr 29/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Manufacturing - Supplier Management, Improving Supplier Oversight and Product Quality Outcomes
Speakers: John C. (Jack) Garvey, Principal, Compliance Architects ®
Peter Miller, Senior Partner, Dynamic Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Enforcement Risk Reduction Approaches for FDA-Regulated Manufacturers Apr 28/10
BusinessStrategy BusinessStrategy/Healthcare/Marketing - Market Planning in 2010 and Beyond – Scientific approaches to optimizing the placement of facilities, physicians and services
Speakers: Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc, Vice President of Strategy and Execution, Concentra Health Services, Inc.
Matthew P. Montgomery, Senior Vice President, Buxton
Optimizing Locations For Your Facilities, Physicians and Services Apr 21/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will cover 3 key topics: Beyond 30 Parameters in Single Cells with Mass Cytometry, Mass Cytometry (Equipment and Reagents - how does it work?), and Mass Cytometry Methods
Speakers: Scott D. Tanner, President - Dmitry R. Bandura, Director - Olga I. Ornatsky, Director - DVS Sciences, Inc.
Massively Multi-parameter Single Cell Analysis by Mass Cytometry Apr 15/10
BusinessStrategy Media & Marketing/Healthcare/IT/HR - Learn how you can use strategically placed digital video screens to deliver the right message at the right time to visitors and employees in a single building or in multiple facilities spread over a large geographic area
Speakers: George Borden, National Sales Manager, Black Box Network Services
Steve Acquista, Director of Digital Signage, Black Box Network Services
Motivate, Educate, and Compel Your Audience - Put the Power of Digital Signage to Work for You Mar 30/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This presentation provides an introduction to the regulatory documents surrounding leachables and extractables testing requirements for pharmaceutical products intended for US submission
Speaker: Alan D. Hendricker, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Leachables and Extractables: Regulatory Context Mar 18/10
LifeSciences Finance/IT - An examination of five strategic challenges facing an organization attempting to navigate the PCI compliance landscape, and how to turn these challenges into a strategic PCI approach
Speaker: Gavin Millard, Technical Director - International, Tripwire
5 Strategic Challenges to Passing a PCI DSS Audit Mar 10/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Discussion will include using Firmex Document Room for Licensing Agreements, Joint Ventures, Corporate Finance, Corporate Audits, Acquisitions and Divestitures
Speaker: Joel Lessem, Chief Executive Officer, Firmex
How Life Sciences Firms Use the Web to Manage Corporate Transactions Mar 9/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will introduce the utility of SharePoint for clinical trial operations and will present the application of SharePoint to two specific areas: clinical trial management and investigator portals. Viewers will learn how they can use technology to manage their clinical operational data to collect more timely information and to make more informed decisions.
Speakers: Les Jordan, CTO, Life Sciences Industry Unit, Microsoft
Bob Webber, President & CEO, TranSenda
Greg Cohee, Director, eClinical Services, Pharmica Consulting
Perspectives on Utilizing Microsoft SharePoint to Improve Clinical Trial Operations Mar 4/10
BusinessStrategy BusinessStrategy/Franchise - Join this informative webinar on what to consider when deciding whether to franchise your business. You will also learn from two franchisors who took their businesses to the next level through franchising.
Speakers: James A. Ullman, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
Jeffrey H. Wolf, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
Daniel Warshawsky, Associate, Greenberg Traurig
Alex Schlempp, Managing Partner, AntiGravity, Inc.
Jeffrey Frankel, Chief Legal Officer, Massage Envy
Is Your Business Ready to Franchise? Feb 18/10
IT Healthcare/Life Sciences - In this webinar Dr Eddy will explain how the Archimedes Model is formulated, how physiology is modeled, how patient behavior is modeled, sources and methods for deriving equations, how utilization and costs are calculated, and how the Model is validated
Speaker:David M. Eddy, MD, PhD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus, Archimedes
Healthcare Modeling Part 4: How the Archimedes Model Works and is Validated Feb 11/10
BusinessStrategy GreenEnergy/Manufacturing - This webinar will give viewers an understanding of Energy Intelligence, how it works and the results it can deliver, plus insight into the methods of effective deployment of Energy Intelligence in some of the leading manufacturers in the food, beverage and dairy industries
Speakers: Matthew Littlefield, Senior Research Analyst, The Aberdeen Group
Staffan Akerstrom, Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder, EPS Corp
Energy Intelligence: The Best Practice for Energy Management in the Manufacturing Industry Feb 9/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Manufacturing/Media&Marketing - This webinar will present ideas for creating, promoting and optimizing online videos for training, sales, and technical support of products
Speakers: Vinnie Martorano, VP of Sales, Sheldon MFG
Ben Friedle, Principal, Outlier Solutions
Online Video Training and Promotion in the Scientific and Industrial Markets Jan 28/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - This webinar will examine the current market and industry trends and discuss the latest innovative and automated technologies in clinical packaging and how they help improve time and cost efficiencies. You will also learn how companies are leveraging automation and innovation to achieve a more effective, efficient supply chain.
Speakers: Jim Miller, President, PharmSource
William Zeigler, Manager of Project Planning, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Peter Brun, Director, Clinical Supply Services, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Clinical Packaging: Driving Efficiencies Through Automation and Innovation Jan 26/10
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will address considerations for prototype formulation development, formulation options for phase I studies, a prototype formulation approach, strategies to overcome poorly soluble compounds, liquid in capsule, and controlled release formulations
Speaker: Paul F. Skultety, PhD, Director, Pharmaceutical Development Services, Xcelience, LLC
Formulation Development Options for Speed to Phase I Studies Jan 21/10
Energy/Utilities Energy & Utilities/Green Enterprise - Best Practices for Developing and Executing an Integrated Energy Management Strategy
Speaker: John Fardella, EVP Business Development, LPB Energy Management
Reduce Energy Cost and Consumption by up to 30%! Jan 20/10
IT Healthcare/Supply Chain - RFID - Driving Collaboration With Suppliers and Providers: The presentations in this web seminar will highlight the emerging trends, business cases and application of RFID technologies that are driving a holistic collaboration between all healthcare supply chain stakeholders
Speakers: Joe Pleshek, President and CEO, Terso Solutions
Reik Read, Managing Director and Senior Supply Chain Analyst, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Hanns-Christian L. Hanebeck, Vice President, Professional Services, Venture Research Inc.
Michael McCartney, Managing Principal, QLM Consulting
Real Time Visibility for Healthcare Supply Chains Dec 9/09
Government Government/Green Energy - This presentation will provide a focus on renewable/alternative energy options (solar, wind, biomass, landfill gas and waste-to-energy), giving an overview and examples of each, and Federal incentives in place to help cities realize renewable/alternative options
Speakers: Scott Keeley, Business Development Manager, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Siemens Building Technologies
Nelson Oliva, City Manager, City of Hercules
Municipalities and Renewable Energy: Assessing What Option(s) is Right for You Dec 8/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Sales&Marketing - Real Life Examples and Solutions for Dissemination of Promotional Content
Speakers: Elsa Chi Abruzzo, RAC, President and CEO, ARAC, LLC
Benjamin S. Martin, Associate, Epstein Becker and Green, P.C.
Promotional Content Dissemination by your Sales Force Dec 7/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Manufacturing - During this webinar you will learn why so many U.S. manufacturers have moved production to Mexico under Mexico’s “Maquiladora Program”. Two plant managers of U.S.-owned Maquiladoras present case histories of their move to Mexico and the president of Mexico’s oldest “Shelter Plan Program” will explain how easy it is to start-up and operate a Maquiladora Plant under the shelter plan.
Speakers: Rudy A. Piña, President, R.A. Pina & Associates, Inc.
Maria Elena Rigoli, President, Collectron International Management, Inc.
John C. (Tripp) Hindle III, President, Hitran Corp.
Robert Brenner, Vice President of Global Quality/Nogales Project Lead, Avnet
Production Sharing Opportunities in the State of Sonora, Mexico Dec 1/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will address the principles and practices of stability studies in the drug development process, discuss the framework of the FDA cGMP guidelines as expressed in 21CFR 211 which will help pharmaceutical analysts to understand the process, and provide a comprehensive review of the ICH and WHO stability guidelines and discuss the strategy used in stability protocols design to support global registration
Speakers: Wei Pan, Ph.D. RAC, Senior Manager, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Kathy Waddle, Director, Stability QC Biology, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Stability Studies in Pharmaceutical Development Nov 20/09
Finance Finance/IT/Supply Chain - Learn about the 4 key steps to automate the P2P process for ALL types of invoices, even non-PO invoices
Speaker:Deborah Close, Executive Vice President, DO2 Technologies Inc.
How to Automate Procure-to-Pay for Non-PO Invoices Nov 19/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - An in-depth look at the most effective strategies for planning and implementing this new breed of trials.
Speaker: Judith Quinlan, Vice President, Adaptive Trials, Cytel Inc.
Real-time Clinical Trial Decision Making: Reaching the correct decisions - at the earliest time point - in the most efficient way Nov 18/09
IT IT- Does your organization hold Personal Identifiable Information? Are you worried about your Intellectual Property being compromised? Does your organization experience the risk of losing laptops or having them stolen? This presentation will answer these questions and more.
Speaker: Hal Hagan, Pre-Sales Engineer, WinMagic
Full-Disk Encryption: Protect your Company from a Data Breach Nov 17/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Learn how to organize, analyze, and visualize chemical and biological data quickly and efficiently, enhancing efficiency and productivity
Speaker: Brian Masek, Ph.D., Product Manager and Lead Scientist, Tripos International
Strategies for Merging and Analyzing Chemical and Biological Data for Effective Compound Prioritization Decisions Nov 16/09
IT IT- Our speaker panel will share their insight about architecting your VMware environment to ensure control and accountability as well as taking advantage of distributed virtual networking
Speakers: Neal Mueller, Nexus 1000v Product Manager, Cisco
Eric Chiu, CEO, HyTrust
Rob Randell, Systems Engineer, VMware
Making the Most of VMware vSphere with Cisco Nexus 1000v and HyTrust Appliance 1.5 Nov 13/09
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - Our panel from URSCorp discusses lessons learnt critical to successful LEED certification, including: Starting early; Ensuring thorough documentation and specification; Persistently tracking progress throughout design and construction.
Speakers: Ryan Archer, Sustainable Designer; Angela Rivera, Sustainable Designer;
Danette Hauck, Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager
LEED Certification - Important Lessons Learned November 12/09
IT IT- Learn about the most common issues facing Exchange administrators, current exploits and future trends, and gain insight on configuration best practices
Speakers: Sandy Sidhu, Technical Product Manager, Vircom
Daniel Nerenberg, Principle Consultant, InfraOp Inc.
Protecting and Optimizing Exchange: How To Ensure Your Email Is Secure Nov 9/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Join our webcast as we discuss paperless clinical trials, covering the initiatives, the progress and what we have learned along the way
Speakers: Gail M. Farfel, Ph.D., President, Pharmaceutical & Regulatory Strategy, GM Group Consulting
Alison Shurell, Vice President, Life Sciences Product Marketing, IntraLinks
The Journey Toward Paperless Clinical Trials Nov 5/09
Food & Beverage Food Safety/Supply Chain - This course covers possible causes of quality failures, specific case studies illustrating solutions, product recall/risk management, how to get your food safety system back on track after a quality failure, and more
Speakers: Rachel Linck, Ph.D., Director-Technology, Chemir Analytical Services
Steve Saunders, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., Managing Scientist, Exponent
Managing Food Safety Failures Oct 22/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Marketing - Viewers will leave with concrete tips they can implement as well as an understanding of how they can strengthen their franchise operations and a renewed understanding of the critical importance of good communication in franchise development
Speakers: Katryn Harris, President, CEO & Founder, Open Box Integration Inc.
Paul Segreto, President, CEO & Founder, franchisEssentials
Judy Brooks, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Blo Blow Dry Bar Inc., and Managing Director, Head Company Inc.
Growing Your Franchise in Today's Climate Oct 19/09
IT IT- Ponemon Institute, the world’s leading authority on information security will discuss the latest findings on the cost of data breaches and the most effective preventative measures
Speakers: Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute
Tim Parker, Vice President - Research and Development, Absolute Software
Solving the Lost Laptop Problem: The Ponemon Approach to Mobile Security Oct 8/09
Government Government/IT - This webinar for law enforcement and government officials will discuss the proper handling of handheld devices at crime scenes, basic data recovery, legal issues and more
Speakers: Sergeant Alan Lee, San Jose Police Department, Computer Forensics Examiner/Silicon Valley RCFL
Curtis Thomas, Electronics Engineer, FBI
Managing Mobile Forensics: What Every Peace Officer Must Know Oct 14/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Green Energy - This seminar will focus on the Information and Renewable Energy sector in Spain and the investment opportunities it offers to foreign companies.
Speakers: David Martínez, Investor Services Manager (Renewable Energy Sector), INVEST IN SPAIN
Antonio Hernández, General Director for Energy and Mining Policy, Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Trade, Government of Spain
Alberto Ceña, Technical Director, Spanish Wind Energy Association, AEE
Carlos Torres, Financial Engineer, Vestas
Luis Crespo, Secretary General, Protermosolar
Elvira Martín, Management Deputy & Sales CSP, SCHOTT Solar
Invest in Spain: Business Opportunities in the Spanish Renewable Energy Sector Oct 6/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will focus on the importance of self-emulsification (dispersion) and lipolysis (digestion) properties for achieving acceptable “in-vivo” performance of lipid-based formulations
Speakers: Dr. Jean Cuiné, Fellow Project Leader, Novartis Pharma AG
Julien Meissonnier, Director, R&D and Technical Services, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Sarah Dr. Jeffrey Browne, Technical Director, Pharmaceutical Softgel Business Development, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Norman Stroud, Director, Technology Development, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Unlocking the Therapeutic Potential of BCS Type II & IV Compounds: Oral Lipid-based Drug Delivery Sep 23/09
IT Healthcare/Life Sciences - Healthcare Modeling is explained using the Archimedes Model, including its importance in defining inclusion and exclusion criteria to lower the risk of failure in clinical trials
Speaker: Peter Alperin, M.D., Medical Director, Archimedes
Healthcare Modeling Part 3: Cost Effectiveness of Personalized Medicine Sep 22/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - This seminar will focus on the Information and Communication Technologies sector in Spain and the investment opportunities it offers to foreign companies.
Speakers: Andrés García, Investor Services Manager, INVEST IN SPAIN
Marcos Jiménez, CEO of Europe, Softtek
Víctor Martínez, Deputy General Manager, NEC Ibérica
Inma Rodríguez Serrano, Vice President Madrid R&D Center, Ericsson
María José Aguado, Director of Processes and Commercial Efficiency, Telefónica España
Invest in Spain: Business Opportunities in the Spanish ICT Sector Sep 16/09
SupplyChain Supply Chain - A case study of how an industrial parts supplier increased throughput 25% while 400,000 SKUs kept shipping
Speakers: Mark Hollebeek, Director of Control Systems, viastore systems, Inc.
Cindy Zeiger, Product Manager, Accu-Sort Systems, Inc.
Low Impact Ways to Boost Throughput Aug 12/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Marketing - Don’t be left behind…Learn about the latest marketing technologies that can impact your bottom line
Speakers: Jeff Johnson, Senior Vice President, Accudata Integrated Marketing
Peter Chun, Senior Director, Clickable, Inc.
John Rotche, CEO, Ductz International
John Jorgenson, CEO, Franchise Company Solutions
Mark Pasma, Chief Development Officer, Franchise Company Solutions
Is Your Franchise Company Using Cutting Edge Marketing Technology? July 29/09
Energy/Utilities Energy & Utilities - Viewers will walk away with a clearer understanding of what they MUST do to comply with NERC CIPs mandates related to SIEM and concrete recommendations for automating and simplifying that heavy burden
Speakers: Tom McAndrew, Vice President of Professional Services, CISM, CISA, CISSP, QSA, Coalfire Systems
Trent Heisler, Director of Sales Engineering, LogRhythm
NERC CIP – Compliance Automation – An Auditors Perspective July 28/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Life Sciences - This seminar will present the biotech and pharmaceutical sector in Spain and the investment opportunities that it offers.
Speakers: Bárbara López Gómez, Investor Services Manager, INVEST IN SPAIN
Jorge Arenas-Vidal, Director, BIOSERENTIA
Dr. Javier Arias-Diaz, Deputy Director for Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, CARLOS III Health Institute
Eduardo Bravo, CEO, CELLERIX
Dr. Agustin Ruiz, Research & Development Director, NEOCODEX
Invest in Spain: Business Opportunities in the Biotechnology, Pharma and Life Sciences Sector July 14/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - The main goal of this seminar is to present the Spanish Aerospace industry and the investment opportunities that it offers for foreign companies.
Speakers: Vanessa Guerrero, Investor Services Manager (Aerospace Sector), Invest in Spain
Alberto Gutiérrez, Head of Global Supply Chain & Industrial Operations (Airbus), EADS-CASA
José Alcocer, Managing Director, AC&S SLU a Company of the ESG Group
Invest in Spain: Business Opportunities in Aerospace June 30/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - The webinar will focus on improving preclinical studies by combining MDS Pharma Services' 40 years of experience and insight in safety pharmacology and toxicology, with innovative technology and processes that improve study data and provide greater animal welfare. Presentations will highlight key challenges, best practices and methodologies.
Speakers: Dr. Stéphane Milano, Vice President, Drug Safety Assessment, MDS Pharma Services
Paul Barrow, Director of Toxicology, MDS Pharma Services
Sarah Merrett, Lean Sigma Black Belt, MDS Pharma Services
Advances Insight and Innovation: Novel Approaches to Safety Pharmacology and Toxicology in the 21st Century June 23/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Learn about how drug development strategies are changing to keep pace with these discoveries
Speakers: Jeffrey Settleman, Ph.D., Laurel Schwartz Professor of Oncology, Scientific Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Christine O’Day, Ph.D., Technical Director, In Vitro Pharmacology, MDS Pharma Services
Dan Rhodes, Ph.D., CEO, Compendia Bioscience
Advances in Oncology Drug Development: Linking Drug Response Phenotypes to Multiplex Molecular Signatures June 18/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - The government of Spain is looking for foreign companies to help it improve its environmental practices. Most opportunities are connected with waste treatment, both municipal and hazardous, with particular emphasis on certain materials such as plastics and rubber, and including separation and energy generation.
Speakers: Camilla Sharp, Investor Services Manager (Environmental Sector) , INVEST IN SPAIN
Patricia Rullán de la Mata , Project Manager, TECNOMA S.A. Spain
Benito Reig, President, 13 12 agua y recursos s.l.
Invest in Spain: Business Opportunities in the Spanish Environmental and Water Sectors June 15/09
IT IT- The panel will discuss the latest developments in the Web Content Management (WCM) market, the changing expectations of visitors to your Web site, and how WCM solutions can help you use the Web to grow your customer base while driving internal efficiency
Speakers: Kristin Kirsten Knipp, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Vignette
Tim Walters, Ph.D., Senior Analyst, Forrester Research
Strategies for Maximizing Business Results from Your Web Site in a Difficult Economy June 1/09
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - Learn the components of a grid neutral school and hear from a pioneering company paving the way for California schools
Speakers: Adam Tibbs, President, Project FROG
Mark Miller, AIA, LEED AP, Founder & CEO, Project Frog
Adam Tibbs, President, Project Frog
Achieving Grid Neutral Schools Today May 21/09
BusinessStrategy Green Business Strategy/Supply Chain - This webinar will focus on providing action-oriented data to help you improve your safety program and reduce your accident rate
Speakers: Will Murray, Research Director, Interactive Driving Systems
Jack Hanley, Executive Director,Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)
Barb Ward, Director, Safety Services, PHH Arval
Driver Safety: Benchmarking and Best Practices May 20/09
IT IT- Join this webcast for a discussion on how to better manage, monitor and audit the most powerful and thereby potentially the most dangerous user – the privileged user
Speakers: Christopher Bauserman, Manager of Security and Compliance Product Management, IBM Tivoli
Lori Rowland, Senior Analyst, Burton Group Identity and Privacy Strategies
Mark Diodati, Senior Analyst, Burton Group Identity and Privacy Strategies
Trust but Verify…Managing and Auditing Privileged Users May 12/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Supply Chain - Customer insight is a best practice for running a business today. How well do you know your customers?
Speakers: Charles Wetzel, President and Chief Operating Officer, Buxton
Bill Stinneford, Sr. Vice President, CustomerID Division, Buxton
Unlock Opportunities for Your Retail Stores in Today's Market: Make Customers the Center of Your Organization's Strategy May 7/09
IT IT- Given that budgets and resources are scarce, how can an organization successfully protect the enterprise and manage its compliance burden?
Speakers: Kristin Lovejoy, Director, IBM Corporate Security Strategy
Scott Crawford, Research Director, Enterprise Management Associates
Moderator: Marne E. Gordon, GRC Market Manager, IBM Tivoli
2009 and Beyond: Managing Security and the New Compliance Landscape in an Adverse Economy Apr 29/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This web-based training class is geared to clinical program managers, clinical trial managers and directors of clinical trials to expand their understanding and to learn the intricacies involved in managing the Central Lab component of clinical trials through the APOLLO:RDA™
Speaker: Jennifer Trudel, Training Manager, MDS Pharma Services
Quality On Time™ results with APOLLO:RDA™ (Remote Data Access) Apr 23/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Through case studies this webinar will introduce integrated approaches for data management, PK/PD analysis, reporting technology and automation to optimize drug development
Speakers: JF Marier, Ph.D., FCP, Vice President and Lead Scientist, Reporting and Analysis Services, Pharsight Corporation
Mark LJ Reimer, Ph.D., Senior Director, Reporting and Analysis Services, Pharsight Corporation
Combining Technology and PK/PD Expertise to Optimize Drug Development: A New Era for Collaborative Environments in Translational Medicine Apr 22/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This program is intended for clinical research and regulatory affairs professionals who are responsible for or impact their organizations’ efforts applied to clinical trial patient recruitment and retention and/or study site performance
Speaker: Tony L. Hursey, MPH, Vice President, Cardiology & Endocrinology, MMG
Perspectives on Patient Recruitment: Site and Patient Awareness Items and Participant Insurance Coverage Apr 21/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This webinar will feature an examination of the current status of the hemagglutination inhibition assay (HAI) as a surrogate test for evaluating serological status to influenza, both vaccines and natural infection
Speaker: Keith A. Gottlieb, PhD, Principal Scientist, Clinical Trials Department, Focus Diagnostics, Inc.
Influenza Options: HAI and Beyond Apr 14/09
IT IT- Best Practices for Protecting Mobile Data in the Enterprise
Speakers: Rich Mogull, Founder, Securosis, and Security Editor, TidBITS
Garry McCracken, Vice President of Technology Partnerships, WinMagic
Laptop Encryption for Security and Compliance Mar 26/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - In this final webinar in a series of three about establishing, developing and growing your Canadian business in the U.S., a panel of experts will provide insight into issues regarding technology in Georgia and the U.S. and the unique business environment that has led to the tremendous growth of opportunities for technology firms
Speakers: Dennis Brink, Vice President, Team Recruitment, T4G
Brett Lockwood, Partner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Ron Poirier, Government of Canada Technology Partnership
Moderator: Costas Simoglou, Business Development, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Expanding to Georgia, USA: Successfully Reaching the U.S. Market
Part 3: Opportunities within Georgia’s Vibrant Technology Landscape
Mar 25/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - Take a look into the great advantages that the State of Sonora offers for investment, from its excellent location to the industries already located and growing in the region, including medical, metal-mechanic, electronic, automotive and aerospace, among others
Speakers: Martha Campa, Investment Promotion Director, Economic Development Council for Sonora
Marcel Alvarez, Managing Director, Trento Industrial Parks of Sonora
James Cummings, President, Mo-Mex Corporation
Nearshoring in Sonora, Mexico Mar 23/09
IT IT- This presentation will provide you with fundamental knowledge required to create an internal penetration testing program for your organization
Speaker: Paul Asadoorian, Founder & CEO, PaulDotCom Enterprises
Zen and the Art of an Internal Penetration Testing Program: Part1 Mar 19/09
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise/Healthcare/Government - Through project examples our panel will illustrate its multi-disciplinary approach to the successful implementation of sustainable and holistic strategies on several projects
Speakers: Jeff Hammond, Senior Architect, Facility Planning and Development Department, Spectrum Health
Ryan Archer (Sustainable Designer), Angela Rivera (Sustainable Designer), Mark Wutz (Sr. Mechanical Engineer), URS Corporation
Cost-Effective Green Building Strategies: Healthcare and Federal Government Applications Mar 18/09
IT IT- A roundtable discussion on how to best balance the risks and rewards of creating and delivering business or information services online
Speakers: Kelly Beardmore, Chief Technical and Security Officer, Tenzing
Gus Harsfai, President and CEO, Ceryx Inc.
Charles Cyna, President and CEO, ThinkITSM Inc.
Jack Milunsky, Chief Operating Officer, Brightspark3
Rob Kent, Partner Account Manager, Software & Services Partner Channel, Microsoft Canada
Lessons Learned from SaaS CEOs Mar 12/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences - How should manufacturers retool to navigate reimbursement planning in this brave new world?
Speakers: DrEric Faulkner, MPH, Senior Director, Market Access and Reimbursement, RTI Health Solutions, and Executive Director, Genomics Biotech Institute, National Association of Managed Care Physicians
Allan Jay Kogan, MD, Vice President and Regional Medical Director, CIGNA
Jayson S. Slotnick, Associate, Hogan & Hartson LLP
Reimbursement Planning: Reverse Engineering Drug Development to Meet Changing Payer Requirements Mar 10/09
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - Learn about the LEED green building rating system for schools and listen to case studies of schools that have chosen to go green
Speakers: Rachel Rachel Gutter, Senior Manager, Education Sector, USGBC (US Green Building Council)
Mark Miller, AIA, LEED AP, Founder & CEO, Project Frog
Adam Tibbs, President, Project Frog
Environmental Building in the Education Sector Mar 5/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - This webinar will link you to North American businesses in Wales, so you’ll hear their story of success and also help you understand the excellent range of government and University support available to grow your business.  Speaker panel from Wesley Clover, Sureview Systems, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, University of Wales, and International Business Wales. Wales as the first choice location to support your business growth in the UK and Europe Feb 26/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - In this second in a series of three webinars about establishing, developing and growing your Canadian business in the U.S., a panel of experts will provide insight into issues regarding work force, executive recruitment, personnel transfer from Canada and the search for HR talent in the U.S. in general
Speakers: Anton Mertens, Partner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Kevin Krause, Founder & President, BaxterKrause Executive Recruiter Firm
Moderator: Jim Blair, Business Development Manager, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Expanding to Georgia, USA: Successfully Reaching the U.S. Market
Part 2: Staffing Your US Business: Finding and Recruiting Your Most Valuable Resource
Feb 25/09
SupplyChain Supply Chain - This session includes an overview of REACH (the new European chemicals regulation), consequences and solutions for non - EU manufacturers, the "Code Model", and the process for the non EU-supply chain with final export to the EU
Speakers: Peter Kölsch, Marketing Success Services, BASF
Susanne Demharter, REACH Expert Success Services, BASF
Dr. Dieter Drohmann, Managing Director, Chemservice GmbH
Exporters of Chemical Products to the European Union and Their Obligations Under REACH Feb 3/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/HR Management - In this webinar, our speakers apply a generational lens to challenges of attracting, engaging, and retaining talent. Focusing on four areas of common ground—flexibility, respect, development, and coaching—they provide practical actions to help leaders positively address generational issues in their companies.
Speakers: Debra Magnuson, MA, CPCC, Senior Consultant, Personnel Decisions International
Lora Alexander, MLIS, Research Director, Personnel Decisions International
Work with Me: A New Lens on Leading the Multigenerational Workforce Jan 29/09
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - In this first of a series of three webinars about establishing, developing and growing your Canadian business in the U.S., a panel of experts will provide insight into issues such as cross-border taxation, real estate and legal matters for establishing and growing a business in the U.S
Speakers: Zahir Faruqi, President, Aventure Aviation
Florian A. Stamm, Attorney, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Yelena Epova, CPA, Partner, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne
Moderator: Bill Dobbs, Director of Business Development, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Expanding to Georgia, USA: Successfully Reaching the U.S. Market
Part 1: Structuring Your U.S. Business in Synergy With Your Canadian Home Market
Jan 28/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - A panel discussion of a flexible, cost effective approach for today's R&D and clinical supply leaders that accounts for the complexity of the global distribution of the clinical trial supplies
Speakers: Dr. Michael N. Eakins, Principal Consultant, Eakins & Associates
Martin Page, General Manager, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Andrew Willis, VP of Regulatory Affairs, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Phil Wilson, Director of Global Trade Operations, Supply Chain and Corp. Security, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Meeting the Challenges of Global Clinical Supply Chain Management Jan 27/09
IT IT- This webinar will focus on building, deploying and maintaining mission critical business services over the Internet
Speakers: Michael Turcsanyi, Vice President of Account Services, Tenzing
Rob Kent, Partner Account Manager, Software & Services Partner Channel, Microsoft Canada
A.J. Mueller, CEO, ONE-EIGHTY CORP.
Internet Delivery of Mission Critical Business Services: Best Practices for Software as a Service (SaaS) Jan 23/09
IT IT- Learn a unique approach to IP Protection and Data Loss Prevention
Speakers: Eric Meyers, Data Protection Manager , DuPont
Mark Thompson, Vice President of Product Management, Verdasys, Inc.
Protect IP. Enable Collaboration. Jan 22/09
IT Healthcare/Life Sciences - Healthcare Modeling is explained using the Archimedes Model, including its importance in defining inclusion and exclusion criteria to lower the risk of failure in clinical trials
Speaker: Peter Alperin, M.D., Medical Director, Archimedes
Healthcare Modeling Part 2: Simulation Modeling in Clinical Trial Design Jan 21/09
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - This workshop is intended to highlight the key problems at a program level with existing performance improvement systems and to demonstrate solid solutions to those problems using a Lean Sigma framework
Speaker: Dr. Richard H. (Rick) Allen, Healthcare Practice Leader, Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.
SBTI Healthcare Webinar Series Part 3: Creating the Infrastructure for Successful Lean Sigma Integration Jan 13/09
IT Healthcare - This webinar provides an overview of EVIDEM concept, platform and tools in the context of current challenges in healthcare decisionmaking. EVIDEM was developed to support transparent and efficient decisionmaking through systematic assessment of evidence and values of healthcare interventions.
Speakers: Mireille M. Goetghebeur, PhD, VP Operations, and Donna Rindress, PhD, President & Managing Director, BioMedCom Consultants Inc.
Co-presenters: Dr. Cheri Deal, Professor of Pediatrics and Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Montreal/Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Ste-Justine, Canada
Dr. Jacqui Miot, Division Manager, Health Economics Unit, Discovery Health, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dr. Paul Oh, Medical Director Cardiac Rehab Program, Toronto, Canada
EVIDEM: Transparent Approaches to Healthcare Decisionmaking Dec 4/08
IT IT - This webinar discusses what level of integration does your current golf management system employ? Is your current system truly integrated? How does a truly integrated system save, and ultimately make its users money?
Speakers: Peter Degenstein, Business Development Manager, CARMA Golf Systems Inc.
Kim Capjack, Director of Operations, Golden West Golf Group
James Smith, Club Manager, Smith Golf Group & Professor, Olds College
What You Need To Know About Your Golf Course Management System: Are You Truly Integrated? Dec 3/08
Finance Finance/Strategy - Learn how to improve planning and decision-making processes, from conception to execution. This webinar will focus on specific ways you can strike the right balance between sales, operations, and finance.
Speakers:Steve Player, Program Director, Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT), North America Region
Ron Wilson, Director of Business Development, CPG, River Logic
Srikanth Srinivas, Director of Consulting Services, River Logic
Making Better Decisions to Facilitate Profitable Growth in Turbulent Times Nov 20/08
IT IT - An insightful discussion into getting the most from employees, associates and business partners when standard operating procedures just don’t apply
Speakers: Gerald Lewis, Ph.D., International Consultant and Trainer
Roland Johnson, President, Office Shadow, Inc.
BCP and the Human Factor: Building Resilience From the Inside Nov 19/08
IT Healthcare/Life Sciences - Healthcare Modeling is explained using the Archimedes Model, a rigorously validated, mathematical model of human physiology, diseases, interventions, and healthcare systems
Speaker: Peter Alperin, M.D., Medical Director, Archimedes
Healthcare Modeling Part 1: What If Patients Listened to Their Doctors? Nov 19/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - Learn how global automotive companies are using returnable container management, enabled by RFID, solution implementations to improve their container network with improved visibility and availability while reaping the benefits of improved ROI
Speakers: Kurt N. Rindle, Global Solution Executive RFID, Sensor & Actuator Solutions EBO, IBM Deutschland GmbH
Sebastian Taylor, Global RFID Services Leader, IBM Global Technology Services
Pete Poorman, Application Programs Manager, Intermec Technologies
RFID Enabled Returnable Container Management – Optimizing Logistics for Auto Manufacturers Nov 18/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Life Sciences - Find out why innovative biotech and pharma companies are moving into Minnesota
Speakers: Dale Wahlstrom, CEO, BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, with co-presenters from Mayo Clinic Genomics Research Center, University of Minnesota, Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc.
Minnesota: Join Our Culture of Innovators Nov 14/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - This presentation will follow actual case examples from award winning Columbus Regional Hospital, including multiple hospital functions, such as imaging, laboratory and pharmacy
Speaker: Dr. Richard H. (Rick) Allen, Healthcare Practice Leader, Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.
SBTI Healthcare Webinar Series Part 2: Using Lean Sigma to Improve Patient Flow and Increase Capacity Nov 11/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This presentation will address the recent regulatory initiatives in the U.S. and Europe and how safety registries can effectively be used as part of a risk management, riskMAP, or REMS program strategy
Speaker: Richard Gliklich, MD, President, Outcome
From Registries to REMS, Measuring Safety, Minimizing Risk, and Meeting New Regulatory Requirements Nov 6/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Leveraging a Multiphase QT Strategy to Expedite Development and Reduce Investment Risk: Cost Effective Design, Execution and Analysis
Speakers: William Wheeler, MD, FACC, Global Medical Director, Centralized Cardiac Services, MDS Pharma Services
Michelle L. Combs, PhD, Vice President, Global Clinical Pharmacology, MDS Pharma Services
Nathan S. Teuscher, PhD, Director, PK/PD, MDS Pharma Services
Joy Olbertz, PharmD, PhD, Director, Cardiac Safety Services, MDS Pharma Services
Leveraging a Multiphase QT Strategy to Expedite Development and Reduce Investment Risk: Cost Effective Design, Execution and Analysis Nov 5/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - Take a look into the great advantages that the State of Sonora offers for investment, from its excellent location to the industries already located and growing in the region, including medical, metal-mechanic, electronic, automotive and aerospace, among others
Speakers: Martha Campa, Investment Promotion Director, Economic Development Council for Sonora
Eduardo Saavedra, Vice President of Business Development, The Offshore Group
Maria Elena Rigoli, President, Sonitronies
Sonora As One of the Largest Aerospace Clusters in Mexico Nov 4/08
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - Strategies to reduce your truck fleet’s impact on the environment without spending a ton of money
Speakers: Rachel Beckhardt, Project Manager of Corporate Partnerships, Environmental Defense
Kevin Snow, Chief Engineer and Hybrid Application Development Lead, Eaton Corporation
Ezel Baltali, Fleet Services Applications Engineer, PHH Arval
Greening Your Truck Fleet: Technology, Tools, and Techniques Nov 3/08
IT IT/Finance - Insight into the updated version of the Data Security Standards
Speakers: Bob Russo, General Manager, PCI Data Security Standards Council
Mike Hastie, SOA Practice Director, Prolifics
Introducing PCI Version 1.2: Best Practices for Integrating Compliance to Enhance Your Organization's Overall Security Oct 30/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Find out in an exclusive webcast that brings together CROs and investigative sites to share their experiences managing study start-ups online
Speakers: Lee Ferrell, Director, Site Start Up, Quintiles, Inc.
Adam McFarland, ECMP, Business Systems Specialist, Copernicus Group IRB
Dave Espenshade, Vice President of Life Sciences, IntraLinks, Inc.
Site Activation: How to Reduce Costs and Shorten Study Start-up Time Oct 29/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Learn about science-driven strategies for a successful First-in-Human trial
Speakers: Todd Johnson, MD, Senior Vice President, Early Stage Development, MDS Pharma Services
Robert F. Butz, PhD, Vice President, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Biovail
Michelle L. Combs, PhD, Vice President, Global Clinical Pharmacology, MDS Pharma Services
Gaetano Morelli, MD, Senior Director, Global Medical Affairs, MDS Pharma Services
First-In-Human Studies: Science-Driven Strategies Oct 23/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - This webinar will discuss the opportunities for closed-loop applications in private label payment and loyalty/membership programs, micropayments, secure ID and corporate access control
Speakers: VC Kumar, Manager, Government ID, Texas Instruments RFID Systems
Johnsy Varghese, Worldwide Business Development Manager, Texas Instruments RFID Systems
Closed-Loop Applications Driving Contactless Growth Oct 22/08
IT Healthcare/Supply Chain -This webinar will provide you with the full RTLS picture, including detailed knowledge of ROI opportunities attainable with the right RTLS solutions. Featuring a case study presentation from Seton Medical Center.
Speakers: Terry Aasen, President & CEO, Sonitor Technologies
Jeffrey Falwell, Senior Project Consultant, Seton Medical Center / Dell Professional Services
Cathy Cocco, Business Development Executive, Sensors and Actuators Emerging Business Opportunity Group, IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences
USID - The Accurate RTLS Alternative to RFID Oct 21/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - This session will help viewers plan a serialization scheme with maximum ROI potential
Speaker: Victor Vega, Marketing Director, Alien Technology
Sensible Approaches to ePedigree Challenges Oct 16/08
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - Learn about how you can green your building project by installing a clean onsite power system. This webinar features a LEED Platinum Case Study.
Speakers: Justin Rathke, Director, Policy and Business Development, Capstone Turbine Corporation
Alex Charlton, General Manager - Northwest, E C Power Systems
John McMichael, PE, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Principal, Interface Engineering
Greening Your Building with Onsite Generation Oct 15/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - REACH Pre-Registration Ends on Dec 1st - Are You Ready?
Speakers: Peter Kölsch, Marketing Success Services, BASF
Susanne Demharter, REACH Expert Success Services, BASF
Dr. Dieter Drohmann, Managing Director, Chemservice GmbH
REACH - Only 55 Days Left Until End of the Pre-Registration Period! Oct 7/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain/Healthcare - This webinar features a series of case study presentations on the use of this RFID technology to automate the tracking of high value items at the point-of-use, and a discussion of the key things companies should consider before implementing a RFID cabinet or freezer solution
Speakers: Chris Fennig, ODIN technologies
Gordon Hamnett, Director of Global Development, Promega Corporation
Ryan Butterick, Global Inventory Planning Manager, Medtronic, Inc.
Dr. Adam Janette, San Luis Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implant Center
Joe Pleshek, Director of Business Development, Sales, Terso Solutions
Using RFID Cabinets and Freezers to Protect and Manage High-Value Inventory Oct 2/08
IT IT - This presentation will discuss the unique issues and requirements to meet the growing security and compliance concerns associated with allowing privileged access to critical resources from internal users, remote users, suppliers, vendors and other internal and external users
Speakers: Kris Zupan, CEO/CTO, e-DMZ Security
Larry Brock, CISO, Dupont
Privileged Access Control: A Security Compliance Focus Oct 1/08
Finance Finance/Strategy - This webinar is part of River Logic’s Real-World Webinar series, delivering timely and relevant content to remove organizational “disconnects” while turning planning into a strategic advantage
Speakers:George Manners, Ph.D., Professor of Accounting and Management, Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University, and Author, Six Levels of Financial Knowledge
Nathan Goldstein, Director of Client Services, River Logic
Integrated Business Planning Delivers Superior Financial Outcomes Sep 30/08
IT IT/Online Strategy - Yankee Group and Vignette discusses the current market and consumer forces at play in the TME industries
Speakers: Daniel Taylor, Senior Analyst, Consumer Research, The Yankee Group
Lee Shepstone, CTO of Media, Vignette
TME Market Trends and Vignette Media Solution: How to Make Your Multi-Media Online Strategy a Reality...Now! Sep 25/08
Finance Finance & Banking - A discussion of the opportunities for streamlining and integrating risk and control management processes and how an organization can move SOX from a separate program to an integrated aspect of a larger risk and control program
Speakers:Scott Kwarta, Director, Professional & Advisory Services, OpenPages
Sanjay Anand, Chairperson, Sarbanes-Oxley Institute
Evolving SOX To An Integrated Risk & Control Program Sep 18/08
IT Healthcare/IT -Join a panel of industry experts for an engaging 1-hour e-seminar to gain a better understanding of the best practices that will simplify your TJC Readiness efforts, while establishing an automated clinical IT governance, risk, and compliance (IT GRC) foundation for delivery of high quality care
Speakers: Paul Reymann, CEO, ReymannGroup
Mary Berkman, Senior Healthcare Consultant, ReymannGroup
Jim Stickley, CTO & Co-Founder, TraceSecurity, and internationally renowned security expert, regularly featured on The Today Show, CNBC, and author of the upcoming book The Truth About Identity Theft
Dariel LeBeouf, SVP Communications and Education Services TraceSecurity
Five Information Management Best Practices for Enabling The Joint Commission Readiness Review in 2009 Sep 16/08
IT IT/Security/Healthcare - Security and Compliance – Today’s Biggest Buzz Words in IT
Speakers: Brian Shellock, I/S Security Analyst, Lehigh Valley Hospital
A.N. Ananth, President & CEO, Prism Microsystems, Inc.
From the Trenches: How One Organization Approaches Today’s Security and Compliance Challenges with Log Management Sep 11/08
IT IT/Security - In this webinar, Arxan Technologies will explore multiple options to safeguard critical software IP, revenue and brand by using its application hardening technology, GuardIT®. Arxan will also discuss its 7 Key Factors to Software Protection as a core component to creating an effective software protection strategy to thwart tampering, piracy and reverse-engineering.
Speakers: Vince Arneja, Director of Product Management, Arxan Technologies, Inc.
Avni Rambhia, Principal, Security Matters
Explore Different Ways to Fight Software Tampering and Piracy Sep 10/08
IT Healthcare/Wireless construction - Providing Your Clients With a Comprehensive Blueprint For In-building Wireless
Speakers: Bill Holman, Senior Vice President, Sales, InnerWireless, Inc.
Steve Tobin, Analyst, Frost & Sullivan
Kathi Cox, Manager, Information Services, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
The Competitive Advantage in Healthcare Construction Sep 4/08
IT IT/Security - This webinar we will present a visual roadmap of how an end to end system will help future proof your investment and provide a solution that is scalable, easy to implement and utilize
Speakers: Michael Godfrey, Chief Technology Officer, Visual Defence
Nidhi Nayyar, Channel Marketing Manager-North America, Proxim Wireless
Don Herpin, National Transportation Consultant, Axis Communications
Driving Mass Transit Security Aug 27/08
IT IT/Security - Learn how existing traditional AV solutions are no longer effective against today’s threats, Security-as-a-Service will save you money in terms of overall Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), and how the adoption of “in the cloud” services will affect the SMB market
Speaker: Ryan Sherstobitoff, Chief Corporate Evangelist, Panda Security
From Traditional Anti-Virus to Security-as-a-Service Aug 26/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - Using the framework of a common hospital process problem and following a case example, learn how Lean and Six Sigma methods can be successfully applied in a healthcare environment to gain unprecedented results
Speaker: Dr. Ian Wedgwood, Executive Director, Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.
SBTI Healthcare Webinar Series Part 1: Introducing Lean Sigma to Drive Performance Improvements in Healthcare Aug 19/08
IT IT - The Case for a Modern Global Enterprise Messaging Platform
Speaker: Frank Mahdavi, Chief Strategy Officer, MIR3, Inc.
IT Notification as a Service Aug 13/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - Take a look into the great advantages that the State of Sonora offers for investment, from its excellent location to the industries already located and growing in the region, including medical, metal-mechanic, electronic, automotive and aerospace, among others
Speakers: Martha Campa, Investment Promotion Director, Economic Development Council for Sonora
Alfonso Bustamante, Plant Manager, Grupo Antolin
Patricia Garcia, Human Resources Manager, Magna (Cosma Group)
Investment Opportunities for the Automotive Industry in Sonora, Mexico Aug 12/08
IT IT/Wireless - This webinar will explore key issues many enterprise customers are facing when considering an 802.11n infrastructure deployment
Speakers: Lisa Phifer, President, Core Competence
Sri Sundaralingam, Vice President, Product Management, AirTight Networks
802.11n – PLAN, DEPLOY, SECURE, CAPITALIZE Aug 7/08
IT IT/Finance - A discussion of the challenges of effectively managing your PCI compliance and how to manage PCI as an easily maintainable operational process that can be leveraged for other and future efforts
Speakers: Dorian Cougias, CEO, Network Frontiers, and Participating Organization, PCI Security Standards Council
Geoff Webb, Senior Product Marketing Manager, NetIQ
Living with PCI and Streamlining Your Compliance Efforts Aug 5/08
IT IT/Security - In this informative webinar HP shares the secrets of security professionals who are successfully leading their organization to a higher state of security through an enterprise security program
Speakers: Caleb Sima, Chief Technologist, Application Security Center (ASC), Hewlett-Packard Company
Rafal Los, Senior Security Solutions Consultant, Application Security Center (ASC), Hewlett-Packard Company
The Iceberg Principle - Building a Bullet-Proof Case for Enterprise Application Security July 17/08
Finance Finance/IT - This webcast will discuss how to deploy a continuous roles lifecycle management process and ensure regulatory compliance
Speaker: Deepak Taneja Founder & CTO, Aveksa
Roles-Based Access Governance: Best Practices July 17/08
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - This webinar will provide insight into how microturbine technology is helping Oil & Gas companies face the unique set of challenges facing their industry
Speakers: Lee Richards, Director of Sales, Oil & Gas, Capstone Turbine Corporation
Bryan Hensley, Vice President of Sales, Pumps & Service
Microturbine Applications for the Oil & Gas Industries July 15/08
IT IT - In this session you will learn the major classes of inhibitors impeding SOA adoption, best practice SOA-enhanced remedies that can be implemented to attack the major inhibitors to SOA, and how to use your existing EA structure to begin successful SOA adoption strategies
Speaker: Pat Heinig, Senior Enterprise Architect and SOA Consultant
EA Solutions Enhanced by SOA Adoption June 26/08
Energy/Utilities Energy & Utilities - Emergency Operations Standards
Speaker: Terry Dennis, ZGlobal Inc.
NERC Compliance Webinar Series: Part 3 June 27/08
Energy/Utilities Energy & Utilities - Key Issues to Individuals
Speaker: Steve Auradou, Director of Operations, ZGlobal Inc.
NERC Compliance Webinar Series: Part 2 June 20/08
Energy/Utilities Energy & Utilities - NERC Reliability Standards
Speaker: Steve Auradou, Director of Operations, ZGlobal Inc.
NERC Compliance Webinar Series: Part 1 June 13/08
Finance Finance - Learn how to merge your corporate strategy with your budgets
Speakers: Craig Schiff, President & CEO, BPM Partners
Russell Shipe, VP of Finance, Brunswick Electric Membership Corp.
Nicole Laplante, PMarketing Manager, PROPHIX
Strategic Budgeting: Aligning Budgets to Business Performance Planning June 17/08
IT IT/Finance - This webinar provides an overview of the current state of the payment card industry and the functions of the PCI Data Security Standards Council, including possible changes/revisions/updates to the Standard in the future.
Speakers: Bob Russo, General Manager, PCI Data Security Standards Council
Chrisan Herrod, Vice President Compliance Solutions, Compliance Spectrum
Beyond Compliance: Implementing a Successful PCI DSS Program That Translates Into Long Term ROI Benefits June 9/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - Experts from BASF, the world’s leading chemical company will explain the different aspects of REACH, focusing on its specific impact on the affected industries and practice-based recommendations.
Speakers: Peter Kölsch, Marketing Success Services
Susanne Demharter, REACH Expert Success Services
Andreas Kicherer, Head of Team Success Services
REACH - The European Chemicals Regulation and Its Relevance For U.S. Companies June 3/08
IT IT/Business Strategy - Dedicated tools exist to support standards-based BCM programs and enable self-certification and compliance. This webinar will discuss these facilities and show how Shadow-Planner has been able to reduce compliance costs and enhance corporate resilience.
Speakers: Matt Deane, Director of Homeland Security Standards, American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Roland Johnson, President Office Shadow, Inc.
Enhancing Your BCM Program By Supporting the Emerging Industry Standards with Dedicated Software Tools May 30/08
IT IT - Download this archive to learn about Double-Take Software’s latest innovative solution for continuous data protection which features a premier Zero Data Loss technology
Speaker: Bob Roudebush, Director of Solutions Engineering, Double-Take Software
Zero Data Loss - Introducing TimeData from Double-Take Software May 29/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - This webinar features leaders in RFID Hardware, Software and Solutions delivery who can show the path to successful implementation of RFID to meet growing retail compliance requirements and then to forge a path to ROI.
Speakers: Scot Stelter, Director of Product Marketing, Alien Technology
Jim Caudill, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Xterprise
Paul Sanford, Sr. Product Manager BizTalk RFID, Microsoft Corporation
How to Launch a Successful RFID Program that Starts with Compliance and Leads to Long Term ROI May 28/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/HR Management - Learn how the implementation of virtual IT training has dramatically altered the learning landscape for two major organizations
Speakers: Kathy Shields, Vice President, Learning & Development Manager for Technical Learning, Technology Information Group, Wells Fargo
Laura Bates, Senior System Analyst for Information Technology Education, Mayo Clinic
Todd Wright, Instructor, TEKsystems, and Founder, JTConsult
Implementing a Successful Virtual Learning Solution for IT Professionals May 16/08
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - Learn how to encourage suppliers to improve the environmental performance of their operations and their products while reducing costs, how to work with your environmental department, best practices for implementing a program to reduce fleet greenhouse gas emissions, and appropriate enviromental metrics for your supply chain partners
Speakers: Andrew Hutson, Project Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Environmental Defense Fund
Callie Glave, Global Corporate Services Sourcing Leader, Owens Corning
Karen Healey, Director, Product Management, PHH Arval
How to Meet Corporate Environmental Goals Without Increasing Costs May 15/08
IT IT - The PowerTech Group, Inc. has released its fifth annual review of the state of security on IBM’s System i platform (also known as AS/400 or iSeries). This presentation will reveal the findings of the study in 6 major areas, highlight some of the most common exposures, and provide recommendations for remediation of some of the common System i (AS/400) audit points
Speaker: John Earl, CTO, PowerTech
The State of System i (AS/400) Security 2008 May 13/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Collaboration, Harmonization and KPI with Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager
Speaker: Bryce Johannes, Director of Marketing, Blue Mountain Quality Resources, Inc.
Improving Productivity in Asset Management for Life Sciences May 8/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - Learn how virtualization technologies have dramatically altered the landscape for disaster recovery.
Speakers: Steve Duplessie, Founder and Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Dave DuPont, CEO, SANRAD, Inc.
Eric D. Nelson, Director of Information Technology / CIO, St. Joseph Healthcare
Virtualization: Enabling Disaster Recovery for the Masses Apr 29/08
GreenEnterprise Green Enterprise - In this webinar, you will learn how fleet managers from two very different fleets were able to reduce emissions, cut costs and keep their drivers happy. They will share best practices appropriate for any fleet and provide guidance on how to start building a program at your company.
Speakers: Diane Lopez, Manager, Corporate Fleet & Limo, Abbott
Thomas P. Murray, Project Manager, Corporate Partnerships Program, Environmental Defense
Matt Lefeld, Sourcing Specialist - Corporate Services Global Sourcing, Owens Corning
Building a Greener Fleet Program That is Safe, Affordable, and Keeps Drivers Happy Apr 22/08
Finance Finance/IT - The SEC has been testing XBRL format and the underlying technology for over 2 years via a Voluntary Filing Program (VFP). This webinar will examine the ramifications of an eventual SEC mandate for companies to file using XBRL technologies.
Speakers: David Blaszkowsky, Director, Office of Interactive Disclosure, SEC
Uma Iyer, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche
Jennifer Martell, Senior Manager - External Reporting, Mergers & Acquisitions, Adobe Systems
Mark Bolgiano, President & CEO, XBRL-US
SEC’s Interactive Data Filing Program - Developing an Implementation Framework with XBRL Apr 17/08
Finance Finance - Learn how to use information and data to bring more visibility to current corporate status. Learn best practices for achieving forecast results and allow your organization to put frequent forecasting into concrete practice.
Speakers: Craig Schiff, President & CEO, BPM Partners
Ami Bhandari, VP of Planning, Analysis & Strategy, Lincoln Education
Nicole Laplante, Marketing Manager, PROPHIX
Frequent Forecasting for Improved Business Performance Apr 8/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - This webinar will address some of the myths surrounding business continuity planning, and how to effectively begin providing a framework to develop and implement a Business Continuity Plan
Speakers: Elaine Comeau, Manager, Business Continuity and Emergency Procedures, Standard Life Canada
Jay Mehta, Business Continuity Consultant, IT Weapons Inc.
Michael Edmonds, Business Continuity Consultant, IT Weapons Inc.
Business Continuity: Separating Myth from Reality Apr 3/08
IT IT - SaaS in 30 to 60 days - Now that's rapid enablement!
Speakers: Jeff Bennett, Vice President Business Development Wrapped Apps Corporation
Bonnie Durkin, Marketing and Program Manager, Software as a Service IBM
Joe Nicke, Software as a Service - IBM Partner Programs
Wrapped Apps – Enabling Software as a Service Mar 27/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - An examination of the European Union's Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals
Speakers: John D. Mikan, CIH, President, Experien Health Sciences Inc.
Anthony K. Mallett, Ph.D., Director, Experien Health Sciences (Europe) Ltd.
Gordon Baird, Ph.D., European Product Stewardship Manager, Global manufacturer
REACH Compliance - Why North American Companies Can't Afford to Ignore this New European Regulation Mar 26/08
IT IT - Learn about a scalable and flexible platform for delivering holistic, accurate, secure and timely data to your infrastructure
Speakers: Ash Parikh, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Informatica
Christopher Eberly, Head of Enterprise Information Management, ING US Financial Services
Data Services – Maximizing Business Value through Right-Time Information Mar 18/08
SupplyChain Supply Chain - In this webinar learn how applying a reliable Master Data Management (MDM) strategy can rescue your company from the perils of low-quality product data
Speakers: Brian Tervo, President and CEO, TIE Commerce
Ray Mazur, Vice President, IT Homax Group
Making Your Supply Chain Virtual Mar 11/08
Finance Finance - Looking Ahead - Leveraging Financial Consolidation and Enterprise Planning
Speakers: Thomas Willman, Program Leader, Account-to-Report and Enterprise Performance Management Advisory Programs, The Hackett Group
Jeff Holker, Global Director, Cognos Innovation Center for Performance Management, Cognos
Delbert Krause, Director, Product Marketing, Cognos
Achieving the Modern Fast Close: Renewing your Close, Consolidate, Report Process for Performance Insight and Impact (Part 5) Mar 4/08
IT IT - The keys to a steadily improving, targeted online experience
Speakers: Conleth O’Connell, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Vignette Corporation
Tony White, Lead Analyst, Web Content Management, Gilbane
Scott Lawson, IT Business Systems Architect - eBusiness, Marketing, & Support, QAD Inc.
Web Content Management, Portal, and Collaboration Feb 22/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences/IT - A guide through current multi-site and web marketing trends in the pharmacy space and the steps you need to map out your future WCM success
Speakers: Kevin Adkisson, Director of Software Sales, Crown Partners LLC
Rob Alfieri, Strategic Consultant, Crown Partners LLC
Andrew Zupfer, Senior WCM Product Manager, Crown Partners LLC
Web Content Management for Pharma Marketing -- Leveraging the Present, Mapping the Future Feb 21/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy - Rise to the challenge and enter Wales’ premier business planning competition
Speakers: Cheryl Dennis, Vice President, International Business Wales
Dr. Steve Davies, Technium Director
Claire Rowley, Technium Marketing Manager
Hamish Edwards, Business Development/Executive Director, Xero (2007 overall Technium Challenge winner)
Technium Challenge International Feb 12/08
Finance Finance - Performance and Compliance - Combining To Deliver Financial and Operational Insight
Speakers: Thomas Willman, Program Leader, Account-to-Report and Enterprise Performance Management Advisory Programs, The Hackett Group
Rickard Rygin, Innovation Center Advisor, Cognos
Delbert Krause, Director, Product Marketing, Cognos
Achieving the Modern Fast Close: Renewing your Close, Consolidate, Report Process for Performance Insight and Impact (Part 4) Feb 6/08
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - The key challenge areas associated with serializing distribution processes and best practices learned from the front line with early adopters
Speakers: Ann Grackin, Mangaging Director, Supply Chain Risk (RISC) Consulting, Marsh Advisors
John DiPalo, Senior Vice President, Product Development, Acsis
Mike Lipton, Director of Strategy for RIFD/Supply Chain Management, SAP Labs
James Dowden, Director, Distribution Services, Hoffman La-Roche
Best Practices for Serialized Distribution in Support of ePedigree Compliance Jan 31/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Finance - Essential thinking for consultants committed to leveraging technology and ensuring their clients derive maximum benefit from their services
Speakers: Stephen J.L. Page, Chairman and CEO of BPMX Partners
Carlos Centurion, VP Strategy, River Logic
Philip Higginbotham, VP Business Development, River Logic
Management Consultants and Integrated Business Planning: From Tipping Point to Turning Point Jan 28/08
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - Real world examples of organizations integrating mass notification into their business operations and a live demonstration of the 3n InstaCom mass notification system
Speakers: Elaine Comeau, Manager, Business Continuity and Emergency Procedures, Standard Life Canada
Marc Ladin, Vice President - Global Marketing, 3n (National Notification Network)
Chad Sanders, Senior Sales Engineer, 3n (National Notification Network)
Best Practices for Implementing Mass Notification as Part of Your Business Continuity Plan Jan 24/08
Finance Finance - Ensuring Best Practices for Internal Controls and Financial Consolidation
Speakers: Thomas Willman, Program Leader, Account-to-Report and Enterprise Performance Management Advisory Programs, The Hackett Group
Michael Leech, Consultant, Enterprise Applications, Deloitte
Delbert Krause, Director, Product Marketing, Cognos
Achieving the Modern Fast Close: Renewing your Close, Consolidate, Report Process for Performance Insight and Impact (Part 3) Dec 11/07
IT IT - New techniques to protect and harden these outward facing business-critical applications
Speakers: Diana Kelley, VP and Service Director, Burton Group
Chris Wysopal, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Veracode
Defending the Front Lines: Securing Your Web Applications Dec 6/07
Finance Finance - Learn how many of the world's most savvy companies apply technology-enabled best practices to automate the close process, provide faster access to key financial results, leverage existing IT investments, and reduce risk
Speakers:Gary Simon, Group Publisher of Financial Systems News (FSN) and Managing Director of FSN Newswire
Todd Tueller, Managing Partner, IBM Risk Management Practice
Ben Reddall, Solutions Architect, Cognos
Improving Operational Efficiencies to Address SOX Compliance Nov 15/07
Finance Finance - Automating Financial Consolidation - The First, Best Step in Close, Consolidate and Report Makeover
Speakers: Thomas Willman, Program Leader, Account-to-Report and Enterprise Performance Management Advisory Programs, The Hackett Group
Gary Simon, Group Publisher of Financial Systems News (FSN) and Managing Director of FSN Newswire
Delbert Krause, Director, Product Marketing, Cognos
Achieving the Modern Fast Close: Renewing your Close, Consolidate, Report Process for Performance Insight and Impact (Part 2) Nov 13/07
Finance Finance - Delivering Financial Results: With or Without Spreadsheets - That is the Question
Speakers: Thomas Willman, Program Leader, Account-to-Report and Enterprise Performance Management Advisory Programs, The Hackett Group
Paul Allen, ACMA, Global Practice Leader (Cognos Controller), Cognos
Delbert Krause, Director, Product Marketing, Cognos
Achieving the Modern Fast Close : Renewing your Close, Consolidate, Report Process for Performance Insight and Impact (Part 1) Oct 30/07
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT/Finance/Marketing - Your sales and marketing staff need to understand the meaning behind the numbers in order to close the most lucrative opportunities, or to understand which campaigns are most critical in moving leads from awareness to close. Learn how to transform data from CRM systems like salesforce.com into actionable information that drives sales.
Speakers: Steve Williams, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Business Objects
Jason Pamer, Senior Product Manager, Business Objects
Increase Sales with Business Intelligence OnDemand: The Insight Into Your CRM Data Needed to Increase the Bottom Line - Delivered OnDemand Oct 24/07
IT Healthcare/Life Sciences - Preventing Medical ID Theft
Speakers: John C. Wade, Vice President, former CIO, Saint Luke’s Health System
Richard J. Carroll, Senior Director, Healthcare IT Infrastructure, ARINC, Inc.
Identity Management for the Healthcare Enterprise Oct 18/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Harmonizing calibration, maintenance and validation with the new Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager enterprise solution
Speakers: James Erickson, President and CEO, Blue Mountain Quality Resources, Inc.
Bill Taliaferro, Director of Global Sales, Blue Mountain Quality Resources, Inc.
Implementing Asset Management Best Practices for Life Sciences Oct 9/07
Finance Finance - Discussion includes a legislative and market overview of the Defined Contribution landscape as well as address trends affecting DC Plan Sponsors, Recordkeepers and Consultants
Speakers: Edward Ng, Managing Director, BlackRock
Thomas Skrobe, Managing Director, BlackRock
Institutional Approaches Bring New Value to Defined Contribution / BlackRock Prepared Portfolios: Target Date Funds Oct 6/07
IT IT - Discussion of the key differences between IPS and IDS that organizations need to consider when determining their network security strategy and address the key prioritized requirements needed for deploying an in-line IPS
Speaker: Neal Hartsell, VP Marketing, TippingPoint
Real Intrusion Prevention (IPS): Maximizing the Security Wallet Oct 4/07
Finance Finance - Case study with Maher that will discuss the benefits being realized today as a direct result of the future-proofing your finance system
Speakers: Lorraine Soos, Vice President Controller, Maher Terminals
Paul Kevin Roberts, Vice President, Business Development, CODA Financials, Inc.
Future-Proofing Your Finance System Sep 28/07
IT IT - This presentation will demonstrate the shortcomings of legacy security methodologies in 21st century networks and provide you with crib notes for discussing security concerns with your AS/400 staff
Speakers: John Earl, CTO, PowerTech
Laura Koetzle, Vice President – Research Training, Forrester
Securing the AS/400 for a 21st Century Network - A Guide To Discussing Security With Your AS/400 Administrator Sep 26/07
IT IT/Finance - Includes results of the 2007 survey on The Future of Modeling and Analytics in Consulting
Speakers: Jeff Rich, Founder and CEO, Rich Capital
Carlos Centurion, VP Strategy & Marketing, River Logic
Philip Higginbotham, Vice President Partner Development , River Logic
Consultants and Software: Delivering More Value Faster for a Competitive Edge Sep 25/07
IT IT/Finance - A Conversation with Dr. Gary McGraw Best Selling Author and Globally Recognized Authority on Software Security
Speakers: Gary McGraw, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Cigital, Inc.
Roger Thornton, Chief Technology Officer, Fortify Software
Thought Leadership Forum: Security Strategies That Work and Lessons Learned From the World’s Leading Financial Institutions Sep 24/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Marketing - A panel dicussion of the ethical marketing practices in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries
Speaker: Wesley Wheeler, President, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Dr. John F. Kamp, Executive Director, Coalition for Healthcare Communication
Denis Arnold, Director of the Center for Applied and Professional Ethics, The University of Tennessee
Gene Guselli, Co-founder, President, CEO, InfoMedics, Inc.
Ethical Marketing to Improve the Public’s Perception of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry Sep 24/07
IT IT - Achieve IT Architecture Effectiveness and Cost Reduction with SOA
Speakers: Richard Erickson, Enterprise SOA Design Center Practice Lead, AT&T
Sam Vetto, Enterprise Architect , The Hartford Insurance Company
Kadeer Beg, SOA Practice Manager, Prolifics
Service-Oriented Architecture for the Enterprise Sep 20/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Benefits of the Clinical Investigator Management Process System (CIMPS)
Speaker panel from CTMG, Inc. led by Anton Usala, M.D., CEO & Medical Director
CIMPS—A GMP Approach to Physician Site Management Enabling Clinical Trial Success (Regardless of PI Experience) Sep 19/07
IT IT/Finance - The Future of Payment Card Industry Compliance
Speakers: John Kirkwood, Vice President & Global Information Security Officer, Royal Ahold
A. N. Ananth, CEO, Prism Microsystems, Inc
PCI Data Security Standards Part II Sep 13/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Finance - Learn how to get better visibility into your data and improve your understanding of industry trends and drivers to improve overall company ROI
Speakers: George Foldes, Senior Business Analyst, Aspreva Pharmaceuticals
Christopher-Paul Milne, D.V.M., M.P.H., J.D., Associate Director, Tufts Center For The Study Of Drug Development
Tim Knutson, Area Manager, Applix
Better Understanding Industry Trends and Drivers in the Pharma and Biotech Industries through the use of Performance Management (PM) Technology Aug 22/07
SupplyChain Supply Chain - Topics include: What makes today’s supply chains dynamic? Why are static TMS no longer sufficient? How can collaboration with carriers allow for greater visibility to transportation opportunities? What are the advantages of the BestMatch Search Engine?
Speakers: Dan Gilmore, Editor in Chief, Supply Chain Digest
Mark Shary, President & Chief Executive Officer, BestTransport
Turbo Charging Your TMS – How to Gain Visibility Beyond Your Shipping Dock with BestMatch Aug 10/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This Adaptive Dose-Ranging Studies: an Evaluation with Recommendations from the PhRMA Working Group
Speaker: Dr. Jose Pinheiro, Director Biostatistics, Senior Modeler, Pharmacology Modeling and Simulation, Novartis Pharmaceutical
Adaptive Clinical Trials: Improving the Efficacy of Dose Finding Trials June 28/07
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - How to plan for a sustainable business by protecting both staff and data against any potential disruption
Speakers: Ted Garner, CEO, IT Weapons
Jay Mehta, Business Consultant for IT Weapons
Business Continuity: Protecting your Data and Staff Against a Disaster June 21/07
Government Government/IT - Embracing IPv6 technology has many advantages, including improved routing capabilities and enhanced mobility features for wireless use
Speakers: Dave West, Director, Field Operations Federal Center of Excellence, Cisco Systems, Inc.
. D. Sean Siler, Program Manager for IPv6, Microsoft Corporation
Exploring IPv6 - The Internet Protocol of Infinite Possibilities June 20/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - This The team from CRG will present three simple solutions to accelerating trial completion
Speakers: Lynn. S. Bachrach, President and CEO, CRG
Harry Bachrach, Principal and CFO, CRG
Vicky Rochford, Senior Vice President, CRG
Three Simple Solutions to Accelerating Trial Completion June 19/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - An examination of Electronic Data Capture (EDC), including the differences between EDC and eClinical, why the industry is shifting from EDC to eClinical, and the key benefits of implementing an eClinical platform
Speaker:David J. Laky, Vice-President & General Manager Clinical Data Applications, eResearchTechnology, Inc.
eClinical Delivers Solutions June 14/07
IT IT & Telecommunications - This presentation will explore the new generation of information security attacks and discuss how to safeguard internal networks from these new evolving threats
Speakers: Frank Daidone, IT and Security Manager, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
Scott Lupfer, CISSP, Principal Security Architect, IBM Internet Security Systems
The Evolving Threat Landscape June 12/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - A case study that will include a discussion of site selection and recruitment strategies, the importance of patient advocacy support, regional differences and participant expectations, acknowledge and address barriers to participation & moral concerns, and retention strategies
Speakers: Lisa A. Ward, MPH Clinical Research Manager, Genzyme Corporation
Gail Adinamis, President, CEO, Clinical Resource Network, Inc.
Patient Retention in Orphan Drug Studies June 8/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Current insights into the differences between Phase I versus Phases II-III and Phase IV cardiac safety testing. Discussion will also include common ECG collection practices at sites versus best practices, the impact of the TQT on Phase III programs, ECG data considerations beyond QTc, and how implementation of best practices ensures data quality and consistency and reduces data evaluation time.
Speaker: Jeffrey S. Litwin, M.D., F.A.C.C., Executive Vice-President, Chief Medical Officer, eResearchTechnology, Inc
Best Practices in Cardiac Safety Data Collection Before and After the Thorough QT Trial June 7/07
Finance Finance - ABC’s of the Portable Alpha “Bet”
Speaker:Kevin T. Hanney, CFA, Vice President, United Technologies Investment Management Company (UTIMCo)
Portable Alpha Strategies June 5/07
IT IT - Learn how a new generation of OnDemand - or Software-as-a-Service - business intelligence solutions make it easier for companies to compile and utilize data from multiple sources via the web to achieve their corporate objectives
Speakers:Steve Williams, Senior Product Manager, Business Objects
Scott Cohenford, Senior Analyst, Rapid Advance
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies
OnDemand Business Intelligence – Accessing Your Data Via the Web with Software-as-a-Service June 5/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - The collaboration of pharmaceutical, medical devices, and diagnostic testing companies in order to create innovative ways to administer drugs and increase patent lengths
Speaker: Wesley Wheeler, President, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Alternative Methods of Drug Delivery June 4/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Our speakers will explore the opportunities and perspectives of personalized medicine and discuss what is required on the pharmaceutical and diagnostics part to make this model successful and practical for the society
Speakers: Dr. Raymond Woosley, MD, PhD, President and CEO, The Critical Path Institute
Mara G. Aspinall, President, Genzyme Genetics
Wayne Rosenkrans, Business Strategy Director External Scientific Affairs, Co-Chair Personalized Medicine Coalition, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Elaine Weidenhammer, Associate Director, Strategic Market Development, Nanogen
Annette K. Taylor, M.S., Ph.D., President and CEO, Kimball Genetics
Personalized Medicine: Realizing the Full Potential May 30/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Current insights into the ICH guidance and practical implications for implementation of the TQT
Speaker: Joel Morganroth, M.D., F.A.C.C., Chairman, Chief Scientist, eResearchTechnology, Inc.
ICH-E14 Two Years Later - Trends in Design & Conduct of a Thorough ECG Trial (TET) May 31/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Marketing - This webinar will explore best practices in linking online e-detailing to rep-based tablet PC detailing, thus transforming traditional pharmaceutical marketing practice
Speakers: Henry B. Slotnick, Ph.D.Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of North Dakota
Dr. Jens Härtel, Managing Director, BSMO Business Solutions Medicine Online
Richie A. Bavasso, President, Exploria SPS
Multi-Channel Marketing: A Tablet PC Driven E-Detailing Success Phenomenon May 24/07
Finance Finance - Successful implementation and future applications using XBRL
Speakers:Bob Laux, Director, Technical Accounting and Reporting, Microsoft
Satish Appalakutty, Founder and Chief Architect, NeoClarus
Financial Reporting Using XBRL May 24/07
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Marketing - Explore what you should be doing to optimize sales performance.
Speakers: Joe Galvin, Vice President & Service Director, SiriusDecisions
Bob Conlin, Chief Marketing Officer, Centive
Turning the Dial on Sales Optimization May 22/07
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/HR Management/Supply Chain - Learn how BP has become an industry leader in optimizing its contingent workforce supply chain by using appropriate tools and services to address core business issues related to contingent workforce procurement
Speakers: Bill Johnson, Director, Transformation & Systems, BP Indirect Procurement
Ritesh Idnani, Global Sales and Marketing Head, Infosys BPO
Sampath Gomatam, General Manager, CSM & MDM, Click Commerce
Manage your Contingent Workforce Effectively to Compete and Win in the Flat World May 16/07
IT IT - Accelerating time to deployment for data-intensive initiatives
Speakers: Dave Evans, A Founder of Data Management Association (DAMA), British Telecom
Todd Goldman, Vice President of Marketing, Exeros
Data Management and Information Governance: Why You Should Care & How To Take Action May 8/07
IT IT - Aligning Data Capture and Use (Back and Front End Operations) to Deliver Strategic Customer Data
Speaker: David Mayell, Data Quality, Morgan Stanley
Data Quality as an Enterprise-Wide Issue May 2007
Finance Finance & Banking - Rethinking your cross-channel strategy
Speakers: Dan Miller, Senior Analyst, Opus Research
Chuck Buffum, Senior Product Evangelist, Phone Authentication, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
Best Practices: Multi-Factor Authentication for Telephone Banking  Apr 19/07
IT IT & Telecommunications - Securely manage your employees’ mobile devices and laptops
Speakers: Matthew M. Speare, Senior Vice President, Corporate Information Security Officer, M&T Bank
Phil Karren, Novell Product Manager, Novell
Mobile Device Security Apr 18/07
IT IT - Using open source software to lower costs and increase productivity
Speakers: Nicholas Carr, former Executive Editor, Harvard Business Review, Author of Does IT Matter? Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage
Stormy Peters, Director of Community & Partner Programs, OpenLogic
Open Source Software for the Enterprise Apr 17/07
Food & Beverage Food Safety/Supply Chain - Ensuring food safety and security from farm to fork
Speakers: Steven Grover, R.E.S.H., VP Food Safety, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Compliance, Burger King
Walter Staehle, Senior M.E.S Industry Manager, Food & Beverage, Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc.
Food Safety and Security Apr 12/07
IT IT - Learn how to utilize hosting providers like Layered Technologies who have the required IT infrastructure and are offering new cost-effective, scalable hosting solutions for online applications to the enterprise
Speakers: Nicholas Carr, former Executive Editor, Harvard Business Review, Author, Does IT Matter? Information Technology and the Corosion of Competitive Advantage
Bert Armijo, Co-founder and VP Product Management, 3tera, Inc.
Todd Abrams, President and COO, Layered Technologies
Grid and Utility Computing—Ready for Prime Time? Apr 10/07
IT IT - Closing the Management Information Gap with Operational BI
Speakers: Mark Smith, CEO & Vice President of Research, Ventana Research
Alan Stern, Vice President, Global Marketing, InetSoft Technology
Operational Business Intelligence Apr 4/07
IT IT - Ann Stringer from Sterling Commerce discusses her struggles and triumphs in implementing Data Quality initiatives without the direction of a CIO, and the road that lies ahead
Speakers: Ann Stringer, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Sterling Commerce
Frank Dravis, Vice President of Enterprise Information Management (EIM), Business Objects
Data Quality from the Bottom Up: A Grassroots Diary Mar 29/07
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Finance/HR Management - As a followup to our webinar oin Sept 2006, this webinar recaps the best and the worst practices from the most recent proxy statements disclosures
Speakers: Geoffrey Edwards, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Wal-Mart
Chuck Loring, SVP, Director, Executive Compensation, Wachovia Corp
Ivan M. Diamond, Co-Chair Securities, Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC
Executive Compensation Disclosure Best Practices Mar 15/07
BusinessStrategy Media & Marketing - Using Digital Signage to Increase Brand Awareness and Sales
Speaker: Pat Hellberg, Director, Brand Design Media, Nike
Digital Signage: Strategies for Maximizing Brand Promotion Mar 7/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - Exploring cost-effective ways of maintaining integrity of biological and pharmaceutical products during transportation
Speaker: Clifford H. Harze, Consultant, C H Harze Pharmaceutical Distribution Consultant LLC
Distribution of Biopharma Products Feb 28/07
Legal Legal - Everyone is talking about the recent changes to FRCP and litigation readiness, but what does it – “litigation readiness” – mean and what does it mean to you?
Speakers: Laurie Weiss, Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Thomas Bookwalter, President, FMDC
Minimize Costs and Maximize Results: FRCP Readiness & e-Discovery Feb 22/07
IT IT/Finance - Aligning PCI Data Security Standards with Pre-Existing Privacy and Security Mandates
Speakers: Seana Pitt, Chairperson of the PCI Security Standards Council and VP of Merchant Policy and Data Quality, American Express, Global Network Operations
Mark Lambert, Manager, Professional Services, Parasoft
PCI Data Security Standards Part I Feb 20/07
SupplyChain Supply Chain - Managing flexibility and capacity within your supply chain
Speakers: Tan Miller, Regional Director Distribution, Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies
Jonathan Wasserman, COO, Oceanwide Inc.
Susan Frederick, Director, Solution Consultants, Sage Software
Meeting Inventory Goals and Customer Expectations through Supply Chain Visibility - North America Feb 15/07
SupplyChain Supply Chain - A practical approach to achieve savings through contract consolidation and streamline procurement
Speakers: Subs Tripathy, Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing, Novartis
Ronald D. Southard, President & CEO, Intesource, Inc.
Strategic Sourcing Feb 14/07
Legal Legal/IT - Are you ready for e-Discovery?
Speakers: Michael Heyrich, Assistant General Counsel, Citigroup, Inc.
Peter Pepiton II, Esq., Discovery Product Manager, CA
E-Discovery: Preparing for Uncertainty. . .  Feb 8/07
Government Government/IT - Tactics for meeting the transition requirements
Speakers: Peter Tseronis, Co-Chair, CIO Council's IPv6 Working Group
Stan Barber, Vice President, NTT America
Tony Hain, Senior Technical Leader, IPv6 Technologies, Cisco Systems
IPv6 Transition within Government: What the Future Holds Feb 7/07
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - Exploring the first stage implementation results of Pfizer’s RFID Pilot Program
Speaker: Peggy Staver, Director of Trade Product Integrity, Pfizer
RFID for Pharma Feb 2/07
Finance Finance & Banking - Achieving Greater Shareholder Value with Continuous Improvement of Finance Processes
Speaker: Ned K. Worthington, Director, Shared Services Partner Management, AOL LLC
Finance Outsourcing and Shared Services Jan 25/07
IT IT Security - While there is no silver bullet when it comes to preventing attacks by organized hacker, this webcast will discuss the 5 key gaps in cyber security that hackers are able to consistently and repeatedly exploit
Speakers: Tom Kellermann, Vice President of Security Awareness, Core Security Technologies
Michael Yaffe, Director of Marketing, Core Security Technologies
The Five Key Gaps in Enterprise Cyber Security Jan 25/07
Finance Finance & Banking - Strategic tactics and controls for SOX compliance
Speakers: Jim Herzfeld, VP of IT/CIO, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Alex Bakman, Chairman, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Ecora Software
SOX Compliance for SMBs Jan 24/07
SupplyChain Supply Chain - Effective outsourcing strategies to drive greater efficiency throughout the supply chain
Speakers: Tan Miller, Regional Director Distribution, Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies
Lorcan Sheehan, Senior Vice President, Marketing, ModusLink
Meeting Inventory Goals and Customer Expectations through Supply Chain Visibility - Worldwide Jan 16/07
BusinessStrategy Media & Marketing - How Marketers are Using Online Communities
Speaker: Farah Miller, Director of New Media, Random House Publishing
Monetizing Social Network Communities Dec 13/06
Finance Finance - Successful implementation and future applications using XBRL
Speaker:Martin Henning, Associate Director, FDIC Division of Insurance & Research, Statistics Branch
Financial Reporting Using XBRL Dec 12/06
Finance Finance & Banking - Identity access management for the enterprise
Speakers: Dave Cullinane, Former Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Washington Mutual
Gijo Mathew, Global Practice Vice President, Security Management, CA
Securing the Extended Financial Enterprise Dec 6/06
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - Minimizing risks through efficient planning and execution
Speakers: Gary Gordon, Head of Disaster Preparedness, Boeing
Chris Brown, Technical Evangelist, Infrastructure Platform Group, Sybase
Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery Dec 6/06
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Finance/HR Management - How the Pension Protection Act impacts Benefit Administration
Speakers: Gloria Bowden, Senior Tax Counsel, Coca-Cola
Robert Smart, Founder, RetirementSmarts and Smart Planning Company
Pension Reform 2006 and the Impact on 401(k)s Dec 5/06
Finance Finance/IT - Overcoming Complexity and Security Issues
Speakers: Eric Kristoff, Director of IT, UBS
Stevan D. Vidich, PhD, MCSD, SCJP, Industry Architect, Financial Services Group, Microsoft
John Powers, Founder & President, Digipede Technologies
Grid Computing in Financial Services--Toward True IT Agility Nov 30/06
Finance Finance & Banking - Best practices in structuring mid-cap M&As
Speakers: Donald Adam, Senior Vice President, M & A, RehabCare Group
Judy Baron, Senior Director of Acquisition Integration, Sun Microsystems
Middle Market Mergers & Acquisitions Strategies Nov 27/06
IT IT - Migrating to open source solutions in Europe
Speaker: Michel Ruffin, Software Coordination Manager, Chief Technology Officers Department, Alcatel
Open Source Software for the Enterprise--Europe Nov 29/06
IT IT & Telecommunications - Is your Mobile Workforce a Security Threat?
Speakers: Joseph Hungate, CIO, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)
Joan Fazio, Director, Product Marketing, iPass
Executing on your Enterprise Mobility Strategy Nov 29/06
Finance Finance & Banking - Trends in the European mergers & acquisitions market
Speaker: Fred Becker, Corporate Finance Manager, BT Group
The Effect of Private Equity on the M&A Market -- Europe Nov 22/06
BusinessStrategy Media & Marketing - For marketing to work, marketing must sell
Speakers: Mark Stevens, CEO, MSCO
Jill Konrath, Chief Sales Officer, Selling to Big Companies
Thor Johnson, SVP Marketing, Eloqua Corporation
Extreme Marketing: Strategies and Tactics for Marketing that Sells Nov 16/06
Government IT - Improving Quality and Efficiency in Customer Care
Speakers: Daryl Covey, Chief Field Support Section at NEXRAD Operational Support Facility and President and Founder of the Government Customer Support Community of Practice
Rick Glew, Director of Marketing, IEX
Randy Saunders, Marketing Manager, Customer Experience Management Systems, Cincom Systems
Government Contact Centers Nov 15/06
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Healthcare - Strategies for accelerating patient recruitment
Speaker: Jim Kremidas, Global Enrollment Optimization, Eli Lilly
Peter DiBiaso, MHA, Director, Worldwide Development Operations, Pfizer Global Research & Development
Kenneth J. Tomaszewski, PhD, MS, SVP, Healthcare Research, Harris Interactive
Gail Adinamis, President, CEO, Clinical Resource Network, Inc.
Taking Clinical Trials and Patient Recruitment Global Nov 14/06
IT IT - Interoperability and migration to virtualized storage systems
Speakers: Jeff Daniels, Chief Systems Engineer, Enterprise Information Systems, Lockheed Martin
Andy Ruby, Head of Infrastructure Design, Prudential UK
John Hinkle, CIO, Trans World Entertainment
Peter Utzschneider, Vice President of Marketing, Tangosol Inc.
Virtualization for the Enterprise Nov 9/06
IT IT - Strategically planning your identity management procedures and policies to mitigate identity theft and protect your human and information assets
Speakers: Jeff Nancy Callahan, CPCU, Vice President, Identity Theft and Fraud Division, AIG
Michael Miller, Associate Director, Senior Risk Manager, Barclays Capital
Loren Russon, Director of Product Management, Processes and Methodologies, Novell
Identity Management for the Enterprise Nov 7/06
Legal Legal/IT - Is your IT Department ready for e-Discovery?
Speakers: Dennis Brixius, VP, Risk Management and CSO, The McGraw-Hill Companies
Patrick Oot, Director, Electronic Discovery & Senior Counsel, Verizon Communications
Thomas Bookwalter, President, FMDC
Preparing for E-Discovery: From the Server to the Courtroom Oct 26/06
Finance Finance/IT - No Time for Declarations of Victory: Protecting Customers beyond Regulatory Deadlines (with results of a peer-to-peer survey)
Speaker: Lawrence Baxter, Former Chief E-Commerce Officer, Wachovia Bank
Jerry Tylman, Online Authentication, Fraud Prevention and Security, RSA Consulting Group
Protecting Your Online Banking Customers beyond Regulatory Deadlines Presented by RSA Security Oct 25/06
SupplyChain Supply Chain - A practical approach to achieve savings through contract consolidation and streamline procurement
Speakers: Tan Subs Tripathy, Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing, Novartis
James Bowman, VP, Sourcing Demand Management, Fifth Third Bank

Building Collaborative Networks in Strategic Sourcing

Oct 19/06
IT Healthcare - Maintaining continuous HIPAA compliance through effective monitoring and auditing practices
Speakers: Cathy Gorman-Klug, Corporate Director, Privacy and Data Security, Meridian Health
Mike Koclanes, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Chief Strategy Officer, Plasmon
Mike Koclanes, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Chief Strategy Officer, PlasmoDavid Smith, Senior Compliance Analyst, Symantecn
HIPAA Oct 16/06
IT IT - Cost-effective data warehousing options
Speakers: Guy Charron, Assistant Director, Infrastructure Services, Statistics Canada
Bill Rittelmeyer, Information Resource Director of Reservation Systems Support, Marriott International
Kevin Coughlin, Director of Product Management, Symantec
Effectively Managing Your Data Storage Infrastructure Oct 12/06
IT IT -Examining open source software's place in the enterprise
Speakers: Ari Jaaksi, Director, Open Source Software Operations, Nokia
Joseph D. Foran, Director of Information Technology, FSW, Inc.
Bob Koviak, Sr. Director of Enterprise Solutions, OpenLogic
Open Source Software for the Enterprise - North America Oct 11/06
IT IT -Listen to computer forensics experts share their investigation tools and techniques
Speakers: Detective Andy Kleinick, Director, Computer Crime Unit, LAPD
Lee Imrey, IT Security Architect, US Department of Justice
Gerard Cocuzzo, Unit Chief , Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory, FBI
Best Practices in Computer Forensics Oct 11/06
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - Exploring the first stage implementation results of Pfizer’s RFID Pilot Program
Speakers: Peggy Staver, Director of Trade Product Integrity, Pfizer
Gurdave Ahluwalia, Global Biopharma Program Manager, Intel
Tim Chandler, RFID Strategy Manager, Intel
RFID for Pharma Oct 10/06
IT IT - Building an Effective Secure Network Foundation
Speakers: Morian Eberhard, Vice President, Enterprise Security of a "Top 30" US Bank
Samuel Young, CIO, LaSierra University, California
Allan G. Pomerantz, Chief Security Officer, Philadelphia Stock Exchange
IT Security for SMBs Oct 2006
IT IT & Telecommunications - Seamless migration to next generation networks with integrated voice and data
Speakers: Craig Hinkley, SVP, Network Services, Global Enterprise Access and Desktop Services, Bank of America
Eric D. Bozich, Vice President, IP Connectivity and Security Solutions, Qwest Communications Corporation
Convergence of PBX and IP Networks for Today's Enterprise Sep 29/06
IT IT/HR Management - How IT partners with HR to develop the backbone for the remote workforce – How can IT contribute to this renewed teleworking drive in the context of disaster preparedness and business continuity?
Speakers: Joseph Hungate, CIO, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)
Jason Sloderbeck, Director Security & Service Delivery, Positive Networks
Tim Cranny, PhD CISSP, Senior Security Architect, Senforce Technologies
Ensuring IT Security in an Increasingly Mobile Workforce Sep 28/06
IT IT/Business Strategy - Case study of the future value of BI and BPM integration to business organizations, including costs and benefits of implementation
Speakers: Manish Patel, Former Managing Director of Data Warehousing, Charles Schwab
John Brkopac, Director, Technical Product Marketing, Hyperion
Convergence of BI and BPM Sep 27/06
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/Finance/HR Management - Complying with the SEC rules change
Speakers: Charles D. Loring, CEBS, CCP, Senior Vice President and Director, Executive Compensation, Wachovia Corporation
Thomas Lehner, Policy Director, Business Roundtable
Mark Wincek, Head of Kilpatrick Stockton's Employee Benefits and Compensation Practice
Jennifer Schumacher, Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Lois Wagman Colbert, Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Executive Compensation Disclosure Sep 21/06
IT IT/Security/Telecommunications - Preventing network-based attacks on your VoIP infrastructure
Speakers: Ian Brown, Leader of Internet Security, Communication Research Network
Gustavo de los Reyes, Technology Consultant, AT&T Labs
Richard Polishak, Engineering Manager, Technology and Strategy, TELUS Communications Company
David Endler, Director of Security Research, TippingPoint
VoIP Security Sep 20/06
Finance Finance & Banking - A case study that addresses how you can gain strategic advantage from your SOX and other compliance initiatives
Speakers: Chrisan Herrod, Former CSO and Current Executive Consultant, (SEC)
Kimber Spradlin, Sr. Manager Security & Compliance Products, Embarcadero TechnologiesBR>Stephen Cummings, VP of Marketing, IBS America
SOX Section 404: The Next Steps Sep 12/06
IT IT/Security - Listen to recognized practitioners who understand all too well that security is a business issue, and IT is a tool to drive business results, how they are addressing these threats strategically
Speakers: Dan Lohrmann, CISO, State of Michigan
Greg Avesian, VP, Enterprise IT Security, Textron, Inc.
Strengthening Strategic and Operational Cyber Security Measures Sep 8/06
LifeSciences Life Sciences - Ensuring quality and efficiency in technology transfer (featuring a case study with Dowpharma)
Speaker: Jeff Dudley, Business Operations Director, Dowpharma and Dow Ventures
Implementing Technology Transfer for a New Product Using a CMO Aug 10/06
Legal Legal/Finance - Realizing the potential of corporate governance in today’s environment
Speakers: Mike McCauley, Director Office of Corporate Governance and Investment Communications, Florida State Board of Administration
Peter R. Gleason, COO & Director or Research, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Cynthia Richson, Corporate Governance Officer, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Peter C. Cain, Managing Director, DLA
Corporate Governance and SOX July 28/06
Finance Finance/IT - Learn Complying with authentication requirements and ID theft countermeasures in online banking
Speakers:Bob Lee, Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection, FDIC
Dave Cullinane, CISSP, Chief Information Security Officer, Washington Mutual and President ISSA
Brad Keller, Vice President, eCommerce Business Risk Manager, Wachovia
Corey O’Donnell, Vice President of Marketing, Authentium
Ryan Hunter, Director of Product Marketing, Ping Identity
Online Banking Security July 26/06
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/IT - Design, implement and maximize the benefit of your collaboration strategy
Speakers: Terry Barash, Strategic Portfolio Specialist, Collaboration Pattern Engineering/EE, Ford Motor Company
Miranda Mowbray, Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Hewlett Packard
Neil Lock, BT
Collaboration Stratagies and Applications for the Enterprise July 20/06
Finance Finance - Learn how your organization can make the best use of the technology available for your tax preparation
Speakers:Bert DuMars, Director, Electronic Tax Administration, IRS
Michael P. Dolan, National Dir. of IRS Policies and Dispute Resolution, Wash. National Tax Practice, KPMG LLP
Corporate E-Filing -Tax Technology July 12/06
IT IT - Ensuring a competitive advantage through infrastructure interoperability to maximize ROI
Speakers: Richard Burk, Chief Architect and Director of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Program, Office of Management and Budget
Dr. Stéphane Gagnon, Professor of Operation and Information in the Department of Administrative Sciences (DSA),University of Quebec in Outaouais (UQO)
Ernie Ostic, Principal Product Specialist, IBM Information Integration Solutions
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) July 11/06
SupplyChain Supply Chain - Securing your mission critical assets using advanced loss prevention techniques
Speakers: Perry Trunick, Executive Editor, Logistics Today
David Simchi-Levi, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Greg Johnsen, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Co-Founder, GT Nexus
Razat Gaurav, Vice President, Global Transportation and Distribution Industry Group, i2 Technologies, Inc. .
Global Supply Chain Visibility Jun 29/06
IT IT - Case study of the transformation to wireless Philadelphia
Speakers: Dianah Neff, CIO, City of Philadelphia
Stephen Rayment, Chief Technical Officer, BelAir Networks
Public WiFi Jun 23/06
BusinessStrategy Business Strategy/HR Management - Exploring new cost reduction techniques and fast growth tactics
Speakers: Hugh MacDonald, VP Operations and Knowledge Management HR Division, CIBC
Andy Teng, Editor, HRO Today
John Jaeger, President and CEO, YRCI
Effective Strategies for Implementing HR BPO May 18/06
IT IT/HR Management - Financial and strategic benefits of effective cooperation between IT and HR departments; key factors of building successful relationship both from HR and IT perspectives
Speakers: Casey Graves, 2nd VP, HR Support, Aflac
Carl Abercrombie, 2nd VP, IT Business Partnership Management Office, Steve Garth, Principal Product Director, Content and Records Management, Oracle Technology Marketing
HR and IT Collaboration May 11/06
IT IT - Information technology leadership
Speaker: J. Clark Kelso, State Chief Information Officer, State of California
Managing IT Transformation: IT Leadership May 10/06
Legal Legal/Finance - Best practices and strategies to ensure a successful M&A
Speakers: Mark Wolfram, General Manager, Venture Integration, Microsoft Corporation
Paul F. Hartzell, Senior Vice President, DataSite
Due Dilligence Strategies in Mergers and Aquisitions May 9/06
Finance Finance & Banking - What the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 means for non-U.S. companies
Speaker: Chrisan Herrod, Chief Security Officer, SEC
Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 for Non-US Based Companies Apr 26/06
Finance Finance & Banking - Compliance strategies to evaluate internal control effectiveness
Speakers: Scott Taub, Acting Chief Accountant, US SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISION
Eric Keller, President and Chief Executive Officer, MOVARIS
Implications for Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Apr 19/06
Legal Legal - A discussion of how the Department of Commerce will be working with various agencies within the US administration to combat the growing problems in international intellectual property violations and enforce intellectual property laws overseas
Speakers: Chris Israel , Coordinator Of International Intellectual Property Enforcement, Department of Commerce
David H. Kagan, Partner in the Intellectual Property Group at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Intellectual Property Law Feb 23/06
IT IT - Securing IT to mitigate data loss and information breach
Speakers: Greg Garcia, Vice President, Information Security Programs and Policy, Information
Relationship Manager, National & Homeland Security Idaho National Lab (INL)
James Chou, Chief Technology Officer, Apani Networks
Information Security Feb 8/06
IT Healthcare - Join us as we present the new frontier of Health and Productivity Management as a strategic business investment and the new tool to control our health care crisis
Speakers: Dr. Pamella Thomas, Director Wellness and Health Promotion, Lockheed Martin
Dr. Bruce Hochstadt, National Health Management Practice Leader for Buck Consultants
Samira Kaderali, Senior Consultant and National Practice Leader, Health & Welfare, Canada
Workplace Wellness Feb 8/06
Food & Beverage Food Safety - The Team Leader for this Record Keeping Regulation will provide an overview of the Act and its requirements
Speaker: Nega Beru, Ph.D., Food and Drug Administration
Track and Traceability - How The Bioterrorism Act Affects the Food & Beverage Industry Jan 17/06
Finance Finance & Banking - An informative discussion on how companies can leverage compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to gain strategic advantage.
Speaker: Chrisan Herrod, Chief Security Officer, SEC
Leveraging Compliance Data for Strategic Advantage The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley Dec 13/05
Government Government/IT - Dick Burk will deliver a keynote presentation on the OMB’s vision for IPv6 and offer suggestions on how to implement it seamlessly into your agency
Speakers: Richard Burk, Chief Architect and Director of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Program, Office of Management and Budget
Yurie Rich, Business Director of NAv6TF
IPV6 Transition Dec 12/05
Legal Legal - In this special two-hour presentation you will hear a panel of seasoned e-discovery professionals share their experience in the growing use and importance of e-discovery in modern day litigation
Speakers: The Honorable John J. Hughes, Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey
Robert L. Byman, Partner, Jenner & Block
Montgomery N. Kosma, Attorney, Jones Day
Joni Miller, LIT Group - Legal Skills and Techniques
Kathryn Hardie, Attenex Corporation - Legal Skills and Techniques
E-Discovery in Litigation Nov 8/05
Food & Beverage Food Safety -New FDA/USDA Food Security Initiatives and the 5 key steps for improving your plant's security
Speakers: Louis J. Carson, Deputy Director, Office of Food Safety, Defense and Outreach, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration
Lance Reeve, Director of Food Security, American Institute of Baking
Food Safety and Security Nov 16/05
SupplyChain Supply Chain - This presentation will discuss Boeing’s approach to the DoD mandate and how they are supporting the Defense Department’s strategy, how the technology is being applied within Boeing today, and the direction they are taking with their supply chain partners
Speakers: Steve Georgevitch, Supply Chain Management, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
Boeing and RFID Beyond the Mandates Nov 16/05
Legal Legal - Hear three seasoned e-discovery professionals share their experience in the growing use and importance of e-discovery in modern day litigation
Speakers: The Honorable John J. Hughes, Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey
David Robert L. Byman, Partner, Jenner & Block
Montgomery N. Kosma, Attorney, Jones Day
The Use of E-Discovery in Litigation Nov 8/05
Finance Finance & Banking - This premiere Xtalks event will tackle the challenges now facing the finance departments of community banks, and offer advice to ensure they remain highly competitive, resilient and compliant, in line with the shifting expectations of their customers, the needs of their internal clients and the scrutiny of regulatory bodies and auditors
Speakers: Robert D. Kugel, VP & Research Director, Ventana Research
Karey Robb, Banking Specialist, PROPHIX Software Inc.Bruno Ienni, VP/Controller, Charter Bank
Beyond Budgeting: Linking Strategic Goals to Operational Excellence Oct 27/05
Finance Finance & Banking - An introductory presentation on the historic policy rationale for the FPR and its evolution, the FPR’s impact on pension funds and financial markets, the context for the government's decision to eliminate the FPR in the February 2005 Budget, and the potential implications of this decision for Canada’s financial markets
Speakers: Wayne Foster, Chief, Government Finance, Finance Canada
Janet Campagna, Global Head of Quantitative Strategies, Deutsche Asset Management
Richard A. Goldsmith, Global Head of DB Absolute Return Strategies
Timothy B. Keith, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Global Business and Product Development, RREEF Investment Managers
Geoffrey S. Moore, Head of Alternative Distribution and Service in Canada
Elimination of the Foreign Property Rule Oct 26/05
Government Government/IT - Information regarding the development and content of FIPS 201, the standard's associated information security recommendations and guidelines, and the status of inter-agency implementation activities
Speakers: William Barker, Program Manager NIST Personal Identity Verification Project, National Institute of Standards and Technology
John G Moore, Chair Federal Smart Card Project Managers, GSA Office of Technology Strategy (ME)
HSPD-12: Smart Cards for Government Oct 18/05
IT IT - Explore the steps that need to be taken to build or evolve a privacy policy or approach, and to put it into practice
Speakers: Dan Caprio Chief Privacy Officer, US Department of Commerce
Kirk Herath, CIPP Chief Privacy Officer, Nationwide
Emily Andrew, Acting Chief Privacy Officer, United States Postal Service
Data and Consumer Privacy Oct 12/05
Finance Finance & Banking - Learn how companies survived the first year of SOX 404 implementations and their strategies to ensure ongoing compliance
Speaker: Chrisan Herrod, Chief Security Officer, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Implementing Section 404 June 30/05
SupplyChain Supply Chain - RFID for Defense Suppliers
Speakers: Ed Coyle Chief of the DoD Logistics Automatic Identification Technology Office, DoD
LTC. Charles Burke USA Chief US Army Logistics Network Task Force
RFID for Defense Suppliers Archive May 4/05
SupplyChain Supply Chain - RFID Implementation through a case study with Dell
Speaker: Mark Dinning, RFID Leader, Dell
RFID Implementation Part II Apr 6/05
SupplyChain Supply Chain - RFID Implementation through a case study with Wal-Mart
Speaker: Simon Langford - Manager of RFID Strategies, Wal-Mart Stores
RFID Implementation Part I Feb 23/05
LifeSciences Life Sciences/Supply Chain - Anti-Counterfeiting Drug Strategies
Speakers: Mr. Eshetu Wondemagegnehu Technical Officer & Focal Person for Counterfeit Drugs, Quality Assurance & Safety Medicines Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy World Health Organization
Dr. Peter Rost, VP, Marketing, Endocrine Care, Pfizer. (Dr. Rost speaks as a private citizen and does not represent Pfizer in his talk.)
Anti-Counterfeiting Drug Strategies Dec 10/04

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