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ABOUT THE EVENT PHARMA TECH CONGRESS 2011 is one of its kind of congress to serve the information technology requirements of Indian healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. The congress will bring in 100 decision makers from R&D and information technology department from pharmaceutical, biotechnology and research institution from across India giving an opportunity to learn and discuss about some of the issues and latest invention in the Indian healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.
EVENT FORMAT Meet face-to-face with leading solution providers and senior-level industry peers through a series of formal and informal networking opportunities. Pre course questionnaire will help to understand the buyers requirement and give them tailor made presentation to suite their requirements. It will also help the buyers to give their exact requirements so that the sellers can understand their requirements. Keynote presentation, panel discussion will bring in some of the hot issues in the table.
DELEGATESDelegates are Senior-level decision makers, Scientific Officers,Vice Presidents and Directors from major pharmaceutical and big to medium size biotech companies from India and abroad.
KEY TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
Day 1, 5th May 2011
08:00 – 09:00 Registration and welcome refreshments
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome address by Exito
09: 15 – 09:30 Opening Address by conference Chairperson
09: 30 – 10:00 Keynote address “IT Innovation to drive the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry.”The demand for innovation in an increasingly complex, global business environment has necessitated new approaches to organization because the requirements for success in the marketplace have changed in a number of profound ways. Have a broader perspective on the technology sector and how its innovation is pushing the industry to greater heights.
10: 00 – 10:45 Panel Discussion “The Big Debate - IT Outsourcing or Internal IT”With fascinating technologies becoming a practical reality, it seems that the pharmaceutical industry is set for a great deal of IT-driven change in the near future. The big question mark is that whether companies prefer to work by outsourcing their IT functions or develop and emphasize on their own internal IT infrastructure. Which works and what module is best suited for a market like India.
10:45 – 11:15 Keynote Address “Understanding of the role of IT in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.”Outlook on the right prescription of IT implementation for the growth of pharmaceutical companies.
11:15 – 11:45 Keynote Address “IT and IT enabled services (ITES) - Clinical data management”Companies have been expanding their activities in India to new business segments such as bioinformatics and life sciences. How does IT and ITes provide the right resources for clinical data management which is a core competent issue amongst all pharma and life sciences company.
11:45 – 12:45 Networking Coffee break & Pre scheduled one-to-one meetings (x3)
12:45 – 13:30 Panel Discussion “Why Invest in Technology”Pharmaceutical companies in India must invest in technologies that help them achieve operational excellence while fostering internal and external collaboration. The industry must focus on leveraging technology to exploit fully the global growth opportunities. The IT spending of companies reflects their strategies to introduce new drugs, enter new markets, and be more competitive in the challenging Asian pharmaceutical market
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:00 Keynote Address “Are Pharma companies riding the internet and network economy”The question is no longer when the Internet or technology will impact the business of pharmaceuticals, but how the industry will adopt the technology to get the most out of the new global business environment. Today's new pharma companies need scalable networking solutions that will grow with the company, provide productivity for a mobile workforce, and meet pertinent security regulations.
14:45 – 15:30 Panel Discussion “Technology Drivers and risks in R&D”Indian pharma companies are focusing ramping up their R&D capabilities to focus on new drug regimes and newer molecules. This renewed focus on R&D re-iterates the need for robust and secure networks for large data transactions. Learn and discuss about the drivers of R&D Technology and what are the risks you need to minimalize or overcome are
15:30 – 16:30 Networking Coffee break & Pre scheduled one-to-one meetings (x3)
16:30 – 17:30 Interactive Round Table Session 1
17:30 – 17:45 End of Day one
Day 2, 6th May 2011
09:00 – 10:00 Welcome Coffee
10:00 – 10:30 Keynote Address “Cloud Pharma”Learn about the challenges of cloud computing and issues that are preventing greater adoption of Cloud Computing such as concerns over security of data, regulatory compliance and technological issues.
10:30 – 11:30 Panel Discussion “Intellectual Property Theft – How technology addresses security and theft”IP security is hugely important to pharmaceutical companies, especially as they move into emerging markets for new business and for research partnerships. The challenge of sharing information while keeping it secure is a paradox. Is the solution is for pharmaceutical companies to establish multiple layers of IT infrastructure, allowing research partners access to different layers based on the value of the information in question and the extent to which they are trusted. Discuss and debate how your organization should organize your R&D with the right technology and security measures.
11:30 – 12:10 Networking Coffee break & Pre scheduled one-to-one meetings (x8)
12:10 – 12:35 Keynote Address “Mobile technologies to meet the challenges for the pharmaceutical industry”The pharmaceutical industry has experienced strong growth in recent years – thanks to mobile technology.
12:35 – 13:00 Keynote Address “Challenging roles of a CIO in the Pharmaceutical Industry.”With the business model straining to operate at scale, pharma companies are asking their IT leaders to do two things at once: dramatically improve the efficiency of IT and use it to drive business innovation. Never before have CIOs in any industry had to face these challenges at the same time and to meet them so quickly. Learn and understand the challenges faced by a CIO in the evergrowing Pharma and life sciences industry.
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Interactive Roundtable Session2
15:00 – 16:00 Interactive Roundtable Session3
16:00 – 16:15 Event Closure