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FPM Annual Symposium 2020

Into the Roaring 20s!

Welcome to the FPM Annual Symposium!

From this page you will be able to access all the sessions, lectures and meetings scheduled over our 2 day symposium. You will also receive regular e-mail reminders with the link to each of the sessions before they start.

You can drop in and out of all events, as and when you like. All events will be recorded and available to watch after the Symposium.

During our Plenary Lectures you will be able to interact and ask questions in the chat & ‘Questions’ tab, and during the Interactive (“Breakout”) Sessions you are free to have your audio on or off as you choose. The chairs of all our meetings may invite you to speak, so please be prepared to unmute if you would like to.

Scroll down for direct links to each session…

Thursday 26 November

Morning welcome and plenary lecture

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10:30-10:40

Welcome and introduction to the structure and themes of the meeting 

with Tim Higenbottam, President, FPM and Renata Crome, Symposium Chair, FPM

10:40-11:40

Lessons learnt from COVID-19 & planning for future pandemics

John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford

with Q&A chaired by Renata Crome

 

John Bell
John Bell

Breakouts | Your choice of:

Interactive seminar 1…
12:00-13:00

How to ensure access to medicines in developing countries

Sofía Salas, professor of Bioethics, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile
Chaired by Emma Harvey

Join this seminar

…or Interactive seminar 2
12:00-13:00

Digital health: The Future of Remote Clinical Observations – contactless, fast and safe from patient’s devices

Laurence Pearce, founder and CEO of xim Ltd, creators of Lifelight®
Chaired by Gillies O’Bryan-Tear

Join this seminar

13:00-14:00

Lunch

Afternoon session

Plenary lecture

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14:00-14:50

How can the pharmaceutical industry meet future health patterns?

Mene Pangalos, EVP & President BioPharmaceuticals R&D, AZ

with Q&A chaired by Renata Crome

 

Mene Pangalos
Mene Pangalos

Take a break…

14:50-15:30

or join us for:

15:00-15:30

Independent pharmaceutical physician’s coffee and chat

hosted by Craig Hartford

Join our networking session

Craig Hartford

Plenary lecture

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15:30-16:30

How can Pharma support those living with a rare disease?

Georgina Morton, Chair, ArchAngel MLD Trust

chaired by Renata Crome

16:30-17:00

Break

Cocktail hour and Fail Fest 

17:00-18:00

Networking session

Hosted by Marcia Philbin, Chief Executive, FPM

This informal session is a chance to unwind, share, laugh and learn from each other’s mistakes.

Join us

Marcia Philbin
Marcia Philbin

Friday 27 November

Networking session

09:30-10:00

Careers in pharmaceutical medicine

Hosted by Laura Campbell

with guests Marc Watson, Cecilia Chisholm and Mahesh Kudari.

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Laura Campbell

Morning welcome and plenary lecture

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10:00-10:20

Welcome to Day 2 and FPM in focus 

Marcia Philbin, Chief Executive, FPM

Marcia Philbin

 

10:20-11:10

Precision meds and genomics

Munir Pirmohamed (University of Liverpool)

with Q&As chaired by Renata Crome

Munir Pirmohamed
Munir Pirmohamed

Breakouts | Your choice of...

Interactive seminar 1…

11:40-12:40

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Medical devices and you: science and regulatory challenges

Bob Holland and Petar Gjorgiev

Chaired by Craig Hartford

…or Interactive seminar 2

11:40-12:40

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Gene therapies: emerging science and ethical considerations

Sally-Anne Tsangarides, VP & UK General Manager, Novartis Gene Therapies

and guests Jayne Spink, Chief Executive, Genetic Alliance UK; Arseniy Lavrov, Executive Medical Director Clinical Development, Novartis Gene Therapies; Eric Alton, Professor of Gene Therapy and Respiratory Medicine at Imperial College, London and Chair of the NIHR ATMP Coordinating Group

Chaired by Neil Snowise

Take a break…

12:40-13:30

…or join us for:

Medics in biotech/SMEs coffee and chat

13:00-13:30

Join our networking session

Hosted by Emma Harvey

Emma Harvey
Emma Harvey

Afternoon lectures and symposium close

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14:00-14:30

Stonier lecture: Using human genetics to guide the development of medicines

Michael Holmes, Associate Professor, Dept., University of Oxford

with Q&A chaired by Peter Stonier

 

14:30-15:20

Changes to UK regulations post-Brexit

Jonathan Mogford, Director of Policy, MHRA

with Q&A chaired by Renata Crome

 

15:20-15:25

Thank you and symposium close

Professor Tim Higenbottam, President of FPM, draws our symposium to close and gives thanks to all our speakers, participants and everyone who attended.

Professor Tim Higenbottam PFPM
Tim Higenbottam

Open Networking Session

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16:00-17:00

Join us to relax, debate, unwind and raise a glass at the end of the Symposium!

Choose your room: Champagne, Orange Juice, Gin & Tonic or Bloody Mary 🥂

 

Lead sponsors

Indigo Medical

Indigo Medical

 

Founded in 2008, Indigo Medical is an owner led business, focussed on Medical & Scientific Communications and Medical Compliance Review & Approval Services.

They have a single-minded focus on customer delight and the highest quality of delivery.

Their team of 30 are (usually) based in Milton Keynes.

Visit their vibrant website for more information on our core services as well as discovering what is at the heart of our business. It’s not what we do, it’s how we do it!

indigomedical.co.uk

Lead sponsors

Pharma Partners

 

Pharma Partners Recruitment specialises in the placement of Pharmaceutical Physicians, Pharmacists and Scientists across the UK, Europe and the US.

Pharma Partners prioritises the candidate and reintroduces the personal touch to recruitment in the Life Sciences industry.

Their small team of expert consultants share the ethos of many forward-thinking pharma companies, identifying talent based on attitude, communication skills and potential – not just experience. They understand the need for innovative talent as well as cultural fit, endorsing the importance of relationship building with a long-term perspective.

Services include: Executive and Retained Search; Contingent and Interim Recruitment; Candidate Profiling; Market Mapping; and Research.

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