Tuesday - 28th May 2024

  • 08:15
  • Registration & Refreshments

    Kick off your conference experience by checking in at our registration desk. Collect your event materials and enjoy a selection of refreshments. It's the perfect time to mingle with fellow attendees and set the tone for an engaging and informative event

  • 08:50
  • Welcome Address & Chairperson’s opening remarks

    Begin your conference journey with a warm welcome from our esteemed Chairperson

    Mark Duman

    Mark Duman Managing Director/ Chief Patient Officer
    MD Healthcare Consultants

Digital Innovation & Transformation in Pharma

  • 09:00
  • Digital Transformation: Developing and deploying an automated authoring platform across the value chain

    • Use of AI in clinical document development
    • Taking a holistic approach, expanding beyond clinical documentation
    • Deployment strategy, making digital tools operational
    • Value generation today and in the future, speeding up submission file creation

    Louise Lind Skov

    Louise Lind Skov Head of Content Digitalisation
    Novo Nordisk

    Waheed Jowiya

    Waheed Jowiya Digitalisation Strategy Lead
    Novo Nordisk

  • 09:30
  • Executives Discussion and Debate: Empowering drug discovery and development: the AI and Machine Learning revolution?

    • How pharmaceutical companies are adopting AI to discover new drugs and improve existing ones, and the impact this is having on their R&D strategies
    • How AI is not just a tool for research but is reshaping business models, leading to collaborations with tech companies, the rise of AI-driven biotech firms, and changes in investment strategies
    • Strategies to maximize AI & ML's impact in drug discovery and development
    • Mitigating risks and uncertainties in drug development through AI. Explore how AI is being used to navigate the complexities of both early-stage discovery and late-stage clinical trials

    Mark Duman

    Mark Duman Managing Director/ Chief Patient Officer
    MD Healthcare Consultants

    Paolo Avalle

    Paolo Avalle Director

  • 10:00
  • Collaborative Innovation: Finding the right partners to leverage new technologies in Pharma

    • How early-stage partnering and collaboration will inhibit pharma innovation
    • How Biotech revolution has changed the face of drug development?
    • Working with incubators, accelerators and innovation forums can also help
    • Having a good governance structure in place

    Konrad Dobschuetz

    Konrad Dobschuetz Global HealthTech Leader
    former National Director NHS Innovation Accelerator

  • 10:30
  • Business Card Exchange with Morning Coffee/Tea & Discussion

    Network over morning coffee or tea, exchanging business cards or using our app's QR code scanner for easy contact sharing. A prime moment for engaging discussions and new connections



  • 10:50
  • Case Study – How Novo Nordisk leverage in silico tools like AI/ML and genetics to reach strategic priorities

    Jakob E. Larsen

    Jakob E. Larsen Target Discovery Engine Project Director
    Novo Nordisk

  • 11:20
  • Leveraging AI for Enhanced Clinical Development: A Focus on AI-Driven Probability of Success Assessments and Applications

    Booked for Intelligencia AI

  • 11:45
  • Can drug repurposing be saved with artificial intelligence?

    Paul Agapow

    Paul Agapow Director

  • 12:15
  • System approach – Combining data for precision health

    Booked for Sponsor

  • 12:45
  • Luncheon & Networking - Explore, Engage with Your Peers, and Connect at Our Exhibitor Booths

    Enjoy a luncheon while networking with peers and exploring exhibitor booths. This is an ideal time to engage with industry leaders, delve into innovative solutions, and forge valuable connections in a collaborative atmosphere.



  • 13:30
  • Essential innovations to unlock the potential of precision medicine

    Guillaume Desachy

    Guillaume Desachy Head of Biometrics
    Pierre Fabre

  • 14:00
  • The impact of AI in Biologics discovery and optimisation for Pharma

    Andrew Buchanan

    Andrew Buchanan Principal Scientist: Discovery Innovation for FiH drugs

  • 14:30
  • Graph-in, graph-out: how graph Retrieval Augmented Generation (g-RAG) improves business value delivery out of Large Language Models

    Cedric Berger

    Cedric Berger Head of Knowledge Extraction and Integration

  • 15:00
  • The Impact of Multi-omic Analysis/Integration in Diagnosing Disease and Driving Drug Development

    James Duboff

    James Duboff Strategic Partnerships Director
    Genomics England

  • 15:30
  • Recharge with Tea or Coffee While Networking

    Refresh with a tea or coffee break, using this time to continue networking. It's a perfect opportunity to discuss ideas, share experiences, and connect with fellow attendees in a relaxed setting.



  • 15:50
  • Implementation and Relevance of FAIR Data Principles in Big Pharma

    • Improving the efficiency and effectiveness by implementing the FAIR guiding principles for scientific data
    • Tools enabling FAIR data
    • Fair as a machine learning enabler
    • Benefits of FAIR in pharma

    Jimmy Toulas

    Jimmy Toulas Real World and Commercial Data Director, EMEA & China

  • 16:20
  • Data Driven Drug Discovery: AbbVie Perspective

    Abhishek Pandey

    Abhishek Pandey Group Lead - Pharma discovery

  • 16:50
  • Network models in drug discovery and development

    Julio Molineros

    Julio Molineros Associate Director
    The Janssen Pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson

  • 17:20
  • Implementation of Gen AI Adoption Strategies for Pharma Corporate Functions

    Marcos Camara

    Marcos Camara Digital Solutions Senior Manager
    Astellas Pharma Europe

  • 17:50
  • Round Table Discussion

    All the participants will have a great opportunity to discuss and explore a selection of most interesting topics discussed during the conference in small groups with their industry colleagues in an informal setting. Each table will nominate a head who will summarise the discussion and questions posed. The group members are given equal rights to share and learn from each other's experiences to discover an actionable solution on the discussed topic.

  • 18:20
  • Chair Person's Closing remarks

    End the conference with the Chairperson's closing remarks, summarizing key insights and leaving attendees with final thoughts to inspire ongoing engagement and action.

  • 18:30
  • Networking Drinks Session - Unwind with Evening Drinks and Engaging Conversations

    Wrap up the day with evening drinks and lively conversations. A relaxed setting to network, share insights from the day, and enjoy the company of fellow attendees.


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