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SMi's Pharmaceutical Portfolio & Product Lifecycle Management

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - Thursday, April 19, 2012
The grange Holborn Hotel
London, United Kingdom

Event Type: Conference

With declining R&D costs, prioritizing a portfolio of successful projects has become essential within the pharmaceutical industry. Lifecycle management approaches must be implemented throughout a products developmental and market period to ensure an increase in profit.  Ultimately, the success of pharmaceutical companies relies on crucial project portfolio decisions and understanding of a product’s lifecycle.

Join SMi at their 7th annual Pharmaceutical Portfolio & Lifecycle Management that will address the challenges associated with obtaining an optimal portfolio of projects. Senior level industry executives will discuss key strategies and management approaches essential to effective portfolio and lifecycle management.


Topics that will be addressed include:

  • Current issues involved in optimizing your portfolio
  • Key strategies employed by pharmaceutical companies in capacity planning and resource allocation
  • Ways to achieve your portfolios full potential
  • Learn from real-life case studies presented by senior industry experts


Our key speaker line up includes:

  • Tony Ellery, Managing Director, Ellery Pharma Consulting, Former Global Head LCM in Portfolio Management, Novartis
  • Kimber Hardy, Head of Valuation and Analysis, Merck Serono
  • Tim Harris, Director, Respiratory & Immuno-inflammation Portfolio Management, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Shafique Virani, Global Head CNS Business Development, F. Hoffman La Roche
  • Sakir Mutevelic, Head of Global Project Management Biopharmaceuticals Hemophilia A/WD, Baxter
  • Julie Barrett-Major, Director of Intellectual Property, Norgine
  • Alan S. Harris, Senior Vice President, Global Projects & Portfolio Management, Ferring Pharmaceuticals


The Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management Journey
Stepping stones to future portfolio success
Tuesday 17th April, Grange Holborn Hotel, London

Workshop leader: Keith Rodgers, Director, Inspirexe Ltd
8.30am - 12.30pm


Tools and techniques for optimal portfolio planning in global drug developmentTuesday 17th April, Grange Holborn Hotel, London

Workshop leader: Vladimir Shnaydman, President, ORBee consulting
1.30pm - 5.30pm

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