8th KOL/Thought Leader Engagement and Advisory Boards Summit - Philadelphia, PA

8th KOL/Thought Leader Engagement and Advisory Boards Summit
June 15 - 16, 2017
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA

Strategies for Thought Leader and Advisory Board Identification, Recruitment and Innovation in a Post-Sunshine Act Era

8th KOL/Thought Leader Engagement and Advisory Boards Summit – 8th KOL/Thought Leader Engagement and Advisory Boards Summit


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The 8th KOL/Thought Leader Engagement & Advisory Boards Summit is the premier event that showcases the best strategies for collaboration on the identification, engagement and management of therapeutic area experts that can assist an organization throughout a product’s life cycle. These experts — commonly referred to as thought leaders or key opinion leaders — will provide industry professionals with valuable insight that will allow them to engage with KOLs compliantly, including declaring all payments through the aggregate spend guidelines.

The acquisition of medical and scientific information, combined with transparent, compliant compensation for advisory board participation, serves as key themes for this conference in an environment where industry professionals are engaging traditional KOLs as well as new thought leaders.



Top Five Reasons to Attend

  1. Discuss the acquisition and management of medical information and how to properly disseminate it to a host organization
  2. Discover technological innovations in KOL mapping, advisory board management and thought leader identification
  3. Exchange best practices with industry professionals, both commercial and clinical, on managing thought leader relationships and cross-functional information sharing
  4. Interact with physicians to understand how they best want to be engaged and participate in advisory boards
  5. Utilize disruptive techniques to engage with thought leaders while providing them value and key tools

Who Should Attend:

This conference is designed for representatives from pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies with responsibilities in the following areas:

  • KOL Relationship Management/Development
  • Opinion/Thought Leader Relations
  • Medical Science Liaisons
  • Brand/Product Management
  • Medical and Professional Affairs
  • Medical and Professional Education
  • Advisory Board Management
  • Speaker Bureau Training/Management
  • Speaker Programs
  • Professional Education/Programs
  • Global Relations
  • Compliance, Legal and Regulations
  • Scientific/Medical Communication, Relations and Affairs
  • Business Development
  • CRM Systems
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Professional Relations
  • External Affairs
  • Stakeholder Relations/Outreach
  • Medical Publications
  • Physician Education/Outreach
  • Promotional Regulatory Affairs
  • Government Relations/Affairs

This conference is also of interest to:

  • KOL Management, Social Network Analysis (SNA) and KOL Identifiers
  • KOL Technology/Software Providers
  • KOL Identification and Mapping Services
  • Digital Advisory Board Service Providers
  • Conferencing Software Providers
  • Communication and Public Speaking Bureaus
  • Law Firms
  • Aggregate Spend Professionals
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