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Meet Pharma Forum's 2018 Advisory Board

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Sep 6, 2017 8:19:00 AM


Pharma Forum welcomes this year's industry-led advisory board, whose insights into current issues and regulatory trends are essential in the program’s development. Their recommendations, along with those of past attendees, our expert speaking faculty and numerous industry leaders, help ensure that this year’s agenda addresses the key topics and most pressing challenges facing life sciences meeting planners today.

A sincere thank you to the 2018 Advisory Board members for their guidance, advice and passion for Pharma Forum. The following members lend their insights to ensure a fresh and robust agenda that offers solutions to industry’s most pressing challenges.

Introducing the 2018 advisory committee... (View their bio's for more information!) 




Isabelle Gordon, Deputy Director, Meeting & Convention Management, Bayer Healthcare



Danielle Baruch, Meeting Market Director, IHG



Monica Dickenson, CMP, SMMC, Head, Global Meetings and Events, Shire




Mozelle Goodwin, CMP, HMCC, Meeting Planner, Global Clinical Meeting Planning,  Eisai Inc.



Julie Hills, Managing Director, Corporate Group Sales, Hilton Worldwide



Stephanie Russo, Global Account Executive, Marriott International

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Karen Vander Ploeg, Director, Travel, Meetings and Conventions, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.



Michael Mahoney, Director, Meeting and Convention Services, Genentech



James Vachon, CMM, Associate Director, Events, Meetings and Conventions, Takeda Pharmaceuticals



Bonnie Weiss, HMCC, Global    Pharmaceutical Sales Director,    Hyatt Hotels Corporation 



Sonal Humane, Director, Meeting Management, Merck

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Topics: Meeting Management