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Karla Anderson, Managing Director, Life Sciences, BearingPoint Inc. — A provider of management and technology consulting services. For more information, visit bearingpoint.com. Leone Atkinson, M.D., Senior Director of Clinical Development, PTC Therapeutics Inc. — A biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of orally administered, proprietary, small-molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes. For more information, visit ptcbio.com. Ajit Baid, Managing Director, The Research Partnership Inc. (USA) — A full-service global market research agency dedicated to the pharma industry. For more information, visit researchpartnership.com. Adam Bianchi, Chief Operating Officer (Digital Edition), Cutting Edge Information — Provides innovative, implementable research and consulting to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-devices industries. For more information, visit cuttingedgeinfo.com. Hans Bishop, President, Specialty Medicine, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals — A subsidiary of Bayer AG, company combines the global activities of the animal health, consumer care, medical care, and pharmaceuticals divisions. For more information, visit bayerhealthcare.com. Tomás Bocanegra, Senior VP, Clinical Development, Daiichi Sankyo Inc. — The U.S. subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo Company Ltd. has a research and development focus on thrombotic disorders, malignant neoplasm, diabetes mellitus, and autoimmune disorders, as well as hypertension, hyperlipidemia or atherosclerosis, and bacterial infections. For more information, visit dsus.com. Chris Bogan, President and CEO (Digital Edition), Best Practices LLC — A research, consulting, and publishing firm. For more information, visit best-in-class.com. Deb Brewer, Senior VP of Global Business Development, Omnicare Clinical Research — A Phase I to IV CRO serving the biopharmaceutical and medical- device industries. For more information, visit omnicarecr.com. Graham Bunn, VP Global Partnerships and Alliances, Medidata Solutions Worldwide — A global provider of hosted clinical development solutions that enhance the efficiency of customers’ clinical development processes and optimize their R&D investments. For more information, visit mdsol.com or e-mail gbunn@mdsol.com. Jason Burke, Worldwide Director, Health and Life Sciences, SAS — A provider of business analytics software and services in the business intelligence market. For more information, visit sas.com. Denise Claux, Research Analyst, Healthcare and Pharma (Digital Edition), IHS Global Insight — Provides comprehensive economic, financial, and political coverage available from any source to support planning and decision making. For more information, visit ihsglobalinsight.com. Brian Daleiden, Director of Marketing, SupplyScape Corp. — A provider of software and consulting services to secure the safety and value of the global life-sciences supply chain. For more information, visit supplyscape.com. Phil Deschamps, CEO and President, GSW Worldwide — An inVentiv health company, and a full-service advertising agencies that provides liberating ideas to health and wellness clients though offices around the globe. For more information, visit inventivhealth.com. Lucy Deus, VP, Product Management (Digital Edition), SupplyScape Corp. — A provider of software and consulting services to secure the safety and value of the global life-sciences supply chain. For more information, visit supplyscape.com. Tim Dietlin, VP, Clinical Development Practice, Campbell Alliance — A management consulting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. For more information, visit campbellalliance.com. Sandra DiGiambattista, Project Director, Clinical Operations, Periapproval Services (Digital Edition), Covance — A full-service drug-development services company. For more information, visit covance.com. Kathleen Drennan, Senior VP, Director Global Business Development Iris Global Clinical Trial Solutions — Provides innovative clinical trial solutions integrating patient recruitment, retention, and investigator site support. For more information, visit iristrials.com. Argelio Dumenigo, Senior Strategist, Razorfish — An interactive marketing company. For more information, visit razorfish.com. Patrick Durbin, Division VP, Global Head, Fisher Clinical Services — Part of the BioPharma Services Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific, and provides best practices for clinical supply chain management. For more information, visit fisherclinicalservices.com. Jan Willem Eleveld, VP, Consulting and Services, Asia Pacific, IMS Health — An international consulting and data services company that supplies the pharmaceutical industry with sales data and consulting services. For more information, visit imshealth.com. Jean-Jacques Garaud, M.D., Global Head of Development and Chief Medical Officer, Roche — A research-focused healthcare group in the fields of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. For more information, visit rocheusa.com. Bruce Garrett, M.D., President and CEO, Global Research Services LLC — A full-service clinical-trial management organization with offices and/or presence on the ground across six continents of the world. For more information, visit grs-cro.com or e-mail bgarrett@grs-cro.com. Mark Gianforcaro, Chief Marketing Officer, i3 — A global pharmaceutical services company that provides integrated strategies and solutions throughout the product lifecycle. For more information, visit i3global.com. George Glatcz, President and Chief Branding Officer, Vox Medica — An independent healthcare agency. For more information, visit voxmedica.com. Mark Goldberg, M.D., Chief Operating Officer, Parexel International — A global biopharmaceutical services organization that provides a broad range of knowledge-based contract research, medical communications, and consulting services. For more information, visit parexel.com. Fred Hassan, CEO, Schering-Plough Corp. — An innovation-driven, science-centered global healthcare company. For more information, visit schering-plough.com. Howard Hassman, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer, CRI Worldwide — Provides inpatient and outpatient clinical trials ranging from Phase I to IV. For more information, visit criww.com. Gerry Hepburn, President, Clinical Operations, Aptuit Inc. — A pharmaceutical service company that conducts research, development, and manufacturing on a contract basis. For more information, visit aptuit.com. R. T. “Terry” Hisey, Vice Chairman, U.S. Life Sciences Leader (Digital Edition), Deloitte LLP — A provider of services in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory in 140 countries. For more information, visit deloitte.com. Patricia Lovell Hoare, Executive VP, Regulatory Affairs, Chiltern — A CRO with experience in conducting and staffing global Phase I to Phase IV clinical trials across a broad therapeutic range. For more information, visit chiltern.com. Bill Hook, VP, Global Strategy, Healthcare Logistics, UPS — A global trade provider equipped with a broad portfolio of healthcare solutions, including comprehensive logistics and distribution, compliance, and temperature-sensitive transportation services. For more information, visit ups.com/healthcare. Tammy Ice, Director, Patient Recruitment and Investigator Services, INC Research — A therapeutically focused CRO. For more information, visit incresearch.com. Doug Jermasek, Senior VP, Global Marketing & Strategic Development, Cardiometabolic and Renal Diseases, Genzyme Corp. — A biotechnology company focused on rare inherited disorders, kidney disease, orthopedics, transplant, cancer, and diagnostic testing. For more information, visit genzyme.com. Jonathan Kay, Head of Brand Management, TNS Healthcare, A Kantar Healthcare Company — Provides globally consistent solutions and custom advisory services to support product introductions; brand, treatment, and sales-performance optimization; and professional and DTC promotional tracking. For more information, visit tnsglobal.healthcare.com. Mike Keech, Director, Pharma and Life Sciences Advisory Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers — Provides industry-focused assurance, tax, and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. For more information, visit pwc.com/pharma. Carleen Kelly, President, Surge Worldwide Healthcare Communications — A unit of Corbett Accel, which provides advertising, promotion, and strategic guidance for healthcare professionals, patients, and managed markets. For more information, visit corbettaccel.com. Tim Kelly, VP and Practice Leader, CIS, IMS Consulting, IMS Health — An international consulting and data services company that supplies the pharmaceutical industry with sales data and consulting services. For more information, visit imshealth.com. Candace Kendle, Pharm.D., Chairman and CEO, Kendle — A global CRO providing a full range of early- to late-stage clinical development services for the world’s biopharmaceutical industry. For more information, visit kendle.com. Patrick Keohane, MB BS MRCP, VP, R&D Asia Pacific and Japan, AstraZeneca — An international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, and marketing of meaningful prescription medicines and supplier for healthcare services. For more information, visit astrazeneca-us.com. Simon King, Senior Pharmaceutical Analyst (Digital Edition), Datamonitor — A provider of online data, analytic, and forecasting platforms for key vertical sectors. For more information, visit datamonitor.com. Joe Kleine, Senior VP, Healthcare Sales (Digital Edition), Epocrates — Develops clinical information and decision-support tools that enable healthcare professionals to find answers at the point of care. For more information, visit epocrates.com. Prof. Georg-B. Kresse, VP, Biologicals Research Strategy and Communication, Roche — A research-focused healthcare group in the fields of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. For more information, visit rocheusa.com. Aparna Krishnan, Senior Analyst (Digital Edition), IHS Global Insight — Provides comprehensive economic, financial, and political coverage available from any source to support planning and decision making. For more information, visit ihsglobalinsight.com. Vijai Kumar, M.D., President and Chief Medical Officer, Excel Life Sciences Inc. — Offers trial management and site support for organizations in India. For more information, visit excellifesciences.com. Ilyssa Levins, Founder and President (Digital Edition), The Center for Communication Compliance — A centralized resource, training, and certification portal for healthcare communication professionals designed to support and enhance regulatory compliance. For more information, visit communicationcompliance.com. Warren Levy, Ph.D., President and CEO, Unigene Laboratories Inc. — A biopharmaceutical company focusing on the oral and nasal delivery of large-market peptide drugs. For more information, visit unigene.com. Shuang Lewis, Research Analyst, Healthcare and Pharma (Digital Edition), IHS Global Insight — Provides comprehensive economic, financial, and political coverage available from any source to support planning and decision making. For more information, visit ihsglobalinsight.com. Patrick Lindsay, Executive VP, United BioSource Corp. — A global pharmaceutical services organization that helps emerging and established life-sciences companies gather and analyze evidence to develop and commercialize their medical products. For more information, visit unitedbiosource.com. Carolyn Buck Luce, Global Pharmaceutical Sector Leader, Ernst & Young — Combines experience and knowledge from professionals in its global network to help pharmaceutical companies address issues. For more information, visit ey.com. Todd MacLaughlan, Head of Negotiations, Oncology Business Development and Licensing, Novartis Oncology — Provides medicines to treat and prevent diseases, ease suffering, and improve quality of life. For more information, visit pharma.us.novartis.com. Larry Meinert, M.D. , Senior VP, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Clinical Development Services, Covance — A full-service drug-development services company. For more information, visit covance.com. Geoff Melick, Executive VP, Interactive Marketing and e-Innovation (Global Edition), Kinect Interactive Digital Communications — A full-service, e-marketing communications agency within the Corbett Accel Healthcare Group, an Omnicom Group subsidiary, which creates dynamic digital solutions with the goal of reaching target audiences via compelling creative delivered through the most effective channels. For more information, visit kinect.com. Jim Mercante, Partner, TGaS Advisors — Provides benchmarking and advisory services to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry. For more information, visit tgas.com. Bob Merold, General Manager, Symphony Metreo Pharma — Brings together people, processes, and technology to address the needs of the pharma community. For more information, visit metreo.com/industries/pharma.asp. Liz Moench, President and Founder, MediciGlobal — A specialty patient recruitment-retention firm for adult and pediatric clinical trials. For more information, visit mediciglobal.com. David Moskowitz, M.D., M.A., FACP, Chairman, CEO, and Chief Medical Officer (Digital Edition), GenoMed Inc. — Applies genomics to the practice of medicine. For more information, visit genomed.com. Francois Nader, M.D., President and CEO, NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. — Develops therapeutics for rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders with high unmet medical needs. For more information, visit npspharmaceuticals.com. Steven Nichtberger, M.D., President and CEO, Tengion — A clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing neo-organs and tissues derived from a patient’s own cells. For more information, visit tengion.com. Nigel Page, Executive VP, Strategic Outsourcing and Corporate Development, i3 — A global pharmaceutical services company that provides integrated strategies and solutions throughout the product lifecycle. For more information, visit i3global.com. Raymond Panas, Ph.D., Director of International Clinical Development, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. — A global biopharmaceutical company focused on medicines based on prostones. For more information, visit sucampo.com. Michael Parisi, President, Altum — A CommonHealth company, that offers depth of substance, experience, and creativity by integrating the art of communication with a deep-rooted understanding of science and biotechnology. For more information, visit commonhealth.com/altum. Neil Patel, Director, Pharmaceutical R&D Operations Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers — Provides industry-focused assurance, tax, and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. For more information, visit pwc.com/pharma. Doug Peddicord, Ph.D., Executive Director, Association of Clinical Research Organizations — The professional organization of companies whose focus is clinical research. For more information, visit acrohealth.org. Eric Rambeaux, VP, Business Strategy and Portfolio, Solvay — An international chemical and pharmaceutical group successfully implementing a strategy of sustainable and profitable growth. For more information, visit solvay.com. Martin Reynolds, Managing Director, North America, and CEO, Sharpstream Life Sciences — A specialist international performance-based search consultancy. For more information, visit sharpstream.com. Adam Serody, Senior Director Business Development, PharmaNet — A global, drug development services company providing a range of services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug, and medical-device industries. For more information, visit pharmanet.com. Aize Smink, Executive VP, Project Management, Chiltern — A global contract research organization with experience in conducting and staffing global Phase I to Phase IV clinical trials across a broad therapeutic range. For more information, visit chiltern.com. Bruce Thomas, Senior VP, MeadWestvaco Corp. — Provides packaging and packaging solutions for the personal and beauty care, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, dispensing solutions, home and garden and media industries. For more information, visit meadwestvaco.com. Brad Thompson, Ph.D., Chairman, President, and CEO, Oncolytics Biotech Inc. — Focuses on the discovery and development of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of a wide variety of human cancers. For more information, visit oncolyticsbiotech.com. Mitra Thompson, Senior Analyst, Europe (Digital Edition), IHS Global Insight — Provides comprehensive economic, financial, and political coverage available from any source to support planning and decision making. For more information, visit ihsglobalinsight.com. Alan Topin, President, Topin & Associates — A healthcare marketing agency that specializes in strategic marketing for healthcare, medical, and pharmaceutical clients. For more information, visit topin.com or e-mail atopin@topin.com. Scott Treiber, Senior VP, Clinical Operations, inVentiv Clinical — A provider of clinical outsourcing solutions, allowing the greatest flexibility through unmatched access to high-quality clinical resources. For more information, visit inventivclinical.com. Mervyn Turner, Ph.D., Chief Strategy Officer, Merck & Co. Inc., and Senior VP, Worldwide Licensing and External Research Merck Research Laboratories — The R&D arm of Merck, a global research-driven pharmaceutical company. For more information, visit merck.com. Alfonso Ugarte, Senior VP, Global Marketing, Stiefel Laboratories Inc. — A specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on advancing dermatology and skin care around the world. For more information, visit stiefel.com. Catherine Van Doren, R.N., Executive Director Global Clinical Operations, Global Research Services LLC — A full-service clinical-trial management organization with offices and/or presence on the ground across six continents of the world. For more information, visit grs-cro.com. Karen Politis Virk, M.S., Director of Biotech and Pharmaceutical Research, Language Connections — Offers translation, interpreting, sign-language interpreting, and localization services to clients that need to reach diverse audiences. For more information, visit languageconnections.com. Mandi walters, Senior Director, Business Development (Digital Edition), PharmaNet — A global, drug development services company providing a range of services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug, and medical-device industries. For more information, visit pharmanet.com. Lori Webber, Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer (Digital Edition), SupplyScape Corp. — A provider of software and consulting services to secure the safety and value of the global life-sciences supply chain. For more information, visit supplyscape.com. Derek Winstanly, MB ChB, Executive VP, Strategic Business Partnerships, Quintiles Transnational Corp. — Provides a broad range of professional services in drug development, financial partnering, and commercialization for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare industries. For more information, visit quintiles.com. Ray Wodar, Director of Life Sciences and Industry Strategy, Enovia, Dassault Systèmes — Develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire life cycle of products from conception to maintenance. For more information, visit 3ds.com. Global Thought leaders

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