Our forthcoming events
Here is a list of our forthcoming courses and events. Please click on an event to see more details and to book online.
The 9th Edition R&D Controlling & Performance Management Conference focuses on improving decision-making through effective R&D performance techniques to maximize business potential. R&D finance leaders from various industries will
The 9th Edition R&D Controlling & Performance Management Conference focuses on improving decision-making through effective R&D performance techniques to maximize business potential. R&D finance leaders from various industries will gather to discuss resource allocation, performance measurement, risk management, innovation development, and future challenges in R&D. The event aims to provide practical insights and promote networking among professionals in R&D finance, R&D, and project portfolio management.
Featured speakers include:
- Anja Choudhry, Senior Manager Strategy & Resource Management R&D, Henkel, Germany
- Tamas Fodor, Director R&D Controlling, Bosch Home Comfort Group, Germany
- Yordanka Taskova, Financial Controller, IKEA, Switzerland
- Martin Franck, R&D Controlling & Performance Management, Danfoss, Denmark
- Aggeliki Quell, Senior Specialist Innovation Management & Strategic Controlling, BASF, Germany
- Nenad Keseric, Director Innovation and Technology Development, Statnett, Norway
- Marie Helene Andersson, R&D Principal Data Partner, LEO Pharma, Denmark
- Oliver Hirschfelder, Strategy and Sustainability consultant, former VP Innovation & Business Development, Siemens Energy, Germany
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september 27 (Wednesday) - 29 (Friday)
The power of prioritization is undeniable when it comes to accomplishing objectives. However, many organizations struggle with effective prioritization. In this engaging session, we will delve into the topic
The power of prioritization is undeniable when it comes to accomplishing objectives. However, many organizations struggle with effective prioritization. In this engaging session, we will delve into the topic of prioritization, examining approaches, benefits, challenges, and the often-overlooked impact of human nature.
Managers, directors, and executives should attend this session to:
- Understand the significance of effective prioritization and explore the common challenges that hinder organizations from prioritizing well.
- Recognize the hidden influence of human nature on prioritization outcomes. Explore the biases that can lead to failures and setbacks.
- Discover practical strategies and approaches to overcome the challenges posed by human nature and enhance prioritization effectiveness. Engage in discussion, share experiences, and learn from experts on how to navigate through difficult situations and improve decision-making.
Speakers for this event
Jenn Tadros is a Principal Consultant in IPM’s Chicago office, where she focuses on projects and expertise in Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and is on the leadership team of IPM’s PPM Center of Excellence. Jenn started her career in aerospace manufacturing, where she guided teams through building and testing satellite components and where launch dates were literally launches. Since joining IPM in 2015, she has applied her strong leadership skills and technical project management knowledge to a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, and food and beverage. Jenn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Scott Crosson, SSM, PMP
Scott Crosson, SSM, PMP
Scott Crosson is a Director in IPM’s Boston office, where he leads a team of project management consultants helping Life Science companies to achieve their complex and critical initiatives. He has supported the Life Sciences for over 12 years, including leading medical device new product introduction, manufacturing, and operations; and leading pharmaceutical business process improvements and regulatory submissions in the US and EU. Scott’s experience also includes business development, account management, and leading high-performing teams. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management from Clarkson University. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six Sigma Black Belt.
(Thursday) 8:00 am - 9:00 am ... PST, 4pm in UK
The Blue Line is a fascinating way of thinking that will help you optimise your project & portfolio management (PPM) capabilities relative to your organisation size and needs. By
The Blue Line is a fascinating way of thinking that will help you optimise your project & portfolio management (PPM) capabilities relative to your organisation size and needs.
By understanding the Blue Line, you can better align your PPM practices with your organisation’s needs and goals.
Our keynote speakers at this webinar:
Mike Florence & Dr John Bennett, consultants from Phetairos, will provide an overview of the Blue Line and how it can be used to optimise your PPM practices. We will discuss the key components of the Blue Line, as well as how to use it to assess your current PPM practices, and associated ways of working and identify areas for improvement.
This a FREE webinar co-hosted with APM. You can book a place HERE.
(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This is to announce PIPMG’s next in-person event, in November 2023. The topic will be spread in two parts over this meeting and another in May 2024. The Objectives of this first
This is to announce PIPMG’s next in-person event, in November 2023.
The topic will be spread in two parts over this meeting and another in May 2024.
The Objectives of this first event are:
- Understand how changes in innovation are driving changes in product development
- Gain insights into complexities of patient pathways and considerations relating to the development of complex therapeutics
- Take learnings from a case study in overcoming recruitment challenges
- Learn about the regulatory opportunities available for ATMPs
- Learn about the technologies and tools that can be applied to manage complex projects
- Understand the complexities around incorporating development of a companion diagnostic in parallel with product development
- Discuss opportunities and network with colleagues at interactive project management workshop
This event is now bookable, at the early bird price until 3rd November 2023.
Note that charity organisations may take advantage of the early bird price at any time (contact us to apply).
Note also that you may book the second event in May 2024 at a further 20% reduction of the stated price, if you book for the November event. You will need to contact us to arrange.
Finally to note: some of the speakers in the Agenda below are not yet fully confirmed, but we will update in coming weeks.
Speakers for this event
VP Cell & Gene Therapy
PPD (Thermo Fisher)
VP Cell & Gene Therapy
- november 28, 2023
- 09:30 am Introduction to PIPMG and UCB09:30 am- 09:50 amAgenda, HousekeepingSpeakers: Pauline Stewart-Long, PIPMG Committee
- 09:50 am How innovation and complex therapeutics are changing the development paradigm09:50 am- 10:25 amSpeakers: Dan Swerdlow
-How is the industry changing?
-What is making development of a therapeutic more complex or is it?
- 10:25 am Complex Patient Pathways in Rare Disease - the recruitment conundrum10:25 am- 11:00 amSpeakers: Panteli Theocharous
Clinical challenges and opportunities
-Complex logistics in ATMPs
-How to find ‘rare’ patients
-Recruitment & retention strategies
- 11:00 am Regulatory Opportunities and Challenges11:00 am- 11:30 amSpeakers: TBA
Regulatory pathways (RMAT, BTD, PRIME etc)
- 11:30 am Coffee Break11:30 am- 11:45 am
- 11:45 am Challenges in developing a companion diagnostic in parallel to therapeutic -what does this mean for the program? Case study11:45 am- 12:15 pm
- Introduction to Sponsor
-Overcoming clinical, quality, regulatory challenges
-Added value: increasing probability of success for successful payor negotiations
- 12:15 pm Intro to Workshop 112:15 pm- 12:35 pmSpeakers: TBA
Short intro to each topic 3 x 5 mins plus buffer
- 12:35 pm Workshop 1- What is the Future? AI, parallel developments and other opportunities12:35 pm- 13:10 pmSpeakers: PIPMG Committee
Artificial Intelligence, parallel developments (diagnostics or related assets) and other platform opportunities
- 13:10 pm Networking lunch13:10 pm- 13:55 pmBoard Room
- 13:55 pm Workshop 1 Output from group discussions13:55 pm- 14:20 pmSpeakers: PIPMG Committee
Discussion 5mins per group plus 10 mins
- 14:20 pm Overcoming challenges with methodology: a case study in rare disease14:20 pm- 14:50 pmSpeakers: TBA
Case study Waterfall / Agile project management methodologies
- 14:50 pm Intro to Workshop 214:50 pm- 15:05 pm2 x 6 mins plus bufferSpeakers: TBA
- 15:05 pm WORKSHOP 2: Agile decisions. Applying project management techniques and tools to manage more complex projects15:05 pm- 15:40 pmSpeakers: PIPMG Committee
Decision Frameworks, Agile adaptions
- 15:40 pm Coffee break15:40 pm- 15:55 pm
- 15:55 pm WORKSHOP 2: Output from group discussions15:55 pm- 16:20 pmSpeakers: PIPMG Committee
Discussion 5 mins per group plus 10 mins
- 16:20 pm Overhaul of Program Management to meet the new challenges16:20 pm- 16:45 pmProgress to dateSpeakers: TBA
- 16:45 pm Successfully Navigating the challenges of Advanced Therapies16:45 pm- 16:50 pmSpeakers: Jacqueline Abbas, Keith Rodgers, Pauline Stewart-Long
Summary Key takeaways
- 16:55 pm Wrap up and details upcoming events16:55 pm- 17:00 pmSpeakers: Jacqueline Abbas, Keith Rodgers, Pauline Stewart-Long
- 17:00 pm TBC - Meeting networking reception17:00 pm- 18:00 pm
(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
208 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 3XE
How do you successfully evolve your company to align with a new strategy without disrupting your whole organisation? When do you inspire your employees with shiny new opportunities? How
How do you successfully evolve your company to align with a new strategy without disrupting your whole organisation? When do you inspire your employees with shiny new opportunities? How do you ensure critical business as usual activities don’t fall over?
Dr Karen Skinner, Chief Project & Portfolio Officer at LifeArc has had to tackle this challenge.
In this webinar Karen will share her top ten tactics and associated tools utilised by LifeArc’s PMO to help successfully deliver the transformation. This includes a framework and templates to support:
- Effective change management and communications
- Gaining leadership alignment and stakeholder buy-in
- Resource allocation, cross-functional collaboration, learning and development
- Incremental approach, allowing flexibility and adaptability
- Performance evaluation to track progress and impact of the change
This is a partner event hosted by APM.
To book a place, click here.
(Tuesday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Optimising tools and processes to drive PPM efficiency and steer high efficiency projects The marcus evans 24th Edition Strategic Project & Portfolio Management for Pharma conference taking place on 17-19
Optimising tools and processes to drive PPM efficiency and steer high efficiency projects
The marcus evans 24th Edition Strategic Project & Portfolio Management for Pharma conference taking place on 17-19 January, 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany, will bring together leading project and portfolio managers to discuss how they’re supporting critical decision-making capabilities through implementing the best methodologies, technologies, and organizational models. The event will explore how you can maximize the value and resilience of your portfolio through the best practices in project prioritization and resource allocation, focusing on creating the ideal balance between risks and opportunities. All these topics and more will be discussed in an open and engaging environment, with plenty of networking and brainstorming during the interactive sessions. At the end you’ll walk away with actionable insights on how to build effective management capabilities and navigate critical decisions.
Attending This Premier marcusevans Conference Will Enable You to:
- Unlock the power of AI in project management
- Build a fully integrated portfolio management system to maximise value creation in real time
- Leverage PPM reporting and drive transparency across the organisation
- Drive PMO efficiency to steer high efficiency projects
- Manage PPM for clinical trials and specialised therapeutics
- Optimise risk return profile and overall value of the global drug pipeline
Best Practices and Case Studies from:
- Paul Shaw, Vice President, EPMO, Sosei Heptares, UK
- Michael Collins, Executive Director Research, Development and Device Project Management, CSL Behring, Switzerland
- Gilles Brackman, Vice President of R&D, Flen Health, Belgium
- Maciej Szymaszek, Senior Director, Global Portfolio & Project Management, AstraZeneca, Sweden
- Gitana Vaičiulytė, PMO, Transformation Program Manager, Terumo Europe, Belgium
- Kamil Mroz, Director, Gene Therapy Program Management Lead (EPVM), UCB, Belgium
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17 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - 19 (Friday) 5:00 pm
This is a placeholder for the forthcoming event. More detail about the agenda will be provided soon.
This is a placeholder for the forthcoming event.
More detail about the agenda will be provided soon.
(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mercedes Benz World
Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, KT13 0SL, UK
This is to announce PIPMG’s in-person conference event, in May 2024 This topic will continue from part 1, November 2023. The objectives and intro to this event will be published soon. This event
This is to announce PIPMG’s in-person conference event, in May 2024
This topic will continue from part 1, November 2023.
The objectives and intro to this event will be published soon.
This event is now bookable. The early bird price will apply until end-April 2024.
NOTE: a 20% discount on the stated price will be available if you also booked for the November event. Contact us to arrange.
Speakers for this event
- may 14, 2024
- 09:30 am Registration, welcome09:30 am- 10:00 amSpeakers: PIPMG Committee
- 10:00 am Intro to PIPMG and Agenda10:00 am- 10:15 amSpeakers: Margaret McNaull
- 10:15 am Recap from November meeting topics10:15 am- 10:30 am
- 10:30 am Unmet medical needs – expanding the population etc, approach, challenges etc10:30 am- 11:15 am
Presentation and Q&A
- 11:15 am Coffee break11:15 am- 11:30 am
- 11:30 am Working in alliances, case studies from experience industry to industry, charity etc11:30 am- 12:15 pmPresentation and Q&A
- 13:00 pm Working in collaborations and alliances share key learnings and develop recommendations for good/best practice13:00 pm- 13:45 pmWorkshop
- 13:45 pm Group feedback from workshop13:45 pm- 14:00 pm
- 14:00 pm Patient, investigators, carers etc voice – how to build into development plans14:00 pm- 14:45 pmPresentation and Q&A
- 14:45 pm Coffee break14:45 pm- 15:00 pm
- 15:00 pm Inclusive ways of working – hybrid working, diversity of voice15:00 pm- 15:30Presentation and Q&A
- 15:30 pm Challenges of balancing different voices (patients, reg authorities, business etc) How do you make it all work?15:30 pm- 16:15 pmWorkshop
- 16:15 pm Feedback from workshop16:15 pm- 16:30 pm
- 16:30 pm Wrap up and close16:30 pm- 16:45 pm
(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
58 Wood Lane, London W12 7RZ