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Effective Strategic Partnering Between Small Pharmaceutical Companies and CROs: Discussion and Case Study

Track:
Innovative Partnering Models and Outsourcing Strategies

Day & Time:
June 18, 3:30PM - 5:00PM (Pacific Standard Time)

Session Number:
381

Room Number:
4

Level:
Intermediate

Type:
Forum

Title:
Effective Strategic Partnering Between Small Pharmaceutical Companies and CROs: Discussion and Case Study

Chair(s):
Steven B. Whittaker
Executive Director
The Avoca Group, United States

Description:
The forum will explore best practices for strategic partnering betweeen small to mid-sized pharmaceutical companies and CROs. Panelists with relevant experience will provide their perspectives and thoughts on areas of greatest opportunity.

Learning Objective(s):
Identify the benefits and drawbacks of various strategies for partnering between smaller sponsor companies and their CRO partners; Discuss effective and efficient operational approaches to partnership management for smaller sponsor companies and their CRO partners; Describe change management strategies for moving toward strategic partnering in smaller sponsor companies.

Presentation(s) & Speaker(s):
Panelist
Alistair John MacDonald, MS
Chief Operating Officer
INC Research, United States

Panelist
Paul D. Spreen
Senior Vice President and Global Head, Customer Solutions Management Group
Quintiles Inc., United States

Panelist
Denise A. Calaprice-Whitty, PhD, MS
Consultant
The Avoca Group, United States