Early Confirmed 2018 Speakers


  • Abel Archundia , Global Head of IT, Bayer

  • Philippe Marc , Global Head of Integrated Data Sciences, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)

  • Menelas Pangalos , Executive Vice President of Innovative Medicines and Early Development Biotech Unit and Global Business Development, AstraZeneca

  • Achim Plueckebaum , Global Head Development IT, Novartis

  • Etzard Stolte , Global Head of Knowledge Management PTD, Roche

  • Ian Pepper , Head of Strategy and Integration Architecture, Novartis

  • Frank Bretz , Global Head of Statistical Methodology, Novartis

  • Peter Speyer , Global Head of Real World Evidence Solutions, Novartis

  • Tim Stitt , Principal Architect for HPC Strategy and Architecture, Roche

  • Nicola Orlandi , Head Data Privacy Pharma, Novartis International

  • David Fenstermacher , Vice President R&D Bioinformatics, MedImmune

  • Chris Boone , Vice President, Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer

  • David Christie , Vice President, R&D Informatics, Amgen

  • Stanley Lazic , Associate Director, Statistics and Machine Learning, AstraZeneca

  • Mats Sundgren , Director Health Informatics, AstraZeneca

  • Nigel Hughes , Scientific Director, Janssen Clinical Innovation, Janssen

  • Mark Baillie , Associate Director, Statistical methodology and consulting, Novartis

  • Derek Marren , Director - Research IT - Biology systems & Data Integration, Eli Lilly

  • Slavé Petrovski , VP and Head of Genome Analytics, AstraZeneca

  • Jeff Barrett , Vice President of Translational Informatics, Sanofi

  • Ravi Kiron , Head, BioPharma External Innovation, EMD Serono

  • Sandy Farmer , Executive Director, Genome Sciences & Technologies, Pfizer

  • Caroline Fox , Vice President, Head, Genetics and Pharmacogenomics (GpGx), Merck Research Labs (MRL)

  • Govinda Rao Bhisetti , Principal Investigator and Head of Computational Chemistry, Biogen

  • Alexander Krupp , Head of Computational Life Science IT Pharmaceuticals, Bayer

  • Sherry Cao , Group Head, Scientific IT Informatics, AbbVie

  • Sandor Szalma , Senior Director, Biomedical Informatics, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

  • Matthew Nelson , Head of Genetics, GSK

  • Shanrong Zhao , Director, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development

  • Philippe Sanseau , Head Computational Biology and Stats, GSK

  • Lucie Eckenberg-Friedlander , Translational Medicine Data Governance Leader, Sanofi

  • Darryl Davis , Head of Biophysical Research & Analytics, Janssen

  • Marco Prunotto , Senior Clinical Development Scientist at Roche & Genentech (Late stage), Roche

  • Jan Kuentzer , Head of Data Science Application Services, Roche

  • Riccardo Sabatini , Co-Founder, Chief Data Officer, Orionis Biosciences

  • Sonali Quantius , Director, Computational Biology, GSK

  • William Paiva , Executive Director, Center for Health Systems Innovation, Oklahoma State University

  • Suleiman Khan , Senior Researcher, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland

  • Bhupinder Bhullar , Project Manager, Baselarea

  • Redouane Boumghar , Research Fellow - Data Intelligence & Robotics, European Space Agency

  • Pedro Ballester , Research Group Leader, INSERM

  • David Smith , Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic

  • Matthieu-P. Schapranow , Program Manager E-Health, Hasso Plattner Institute

  • Torsten Schwede , Director of Data Coordination Centre of the Swiss Personalized Health Network, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

  • Jennifer Hall, Chief , The Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, American Heart Association

  • Julia Wilson , Associate Director, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

  • Dipak Kalra , President, The European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD)

  • Ioannis Xenarios , Director, Swiss-Prot/Vital-IT Group, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

  • Rolf Apweiler , Director, EMBL-EBI

  • Ben Maruthappu , Co-founder, NHS Innovation Accelerator, NHS Innovation Accelerator

  • Shameer Khader , Program Director (Healthcare Data Science and Bioinformatics), Northwell Health

  • Ali Torkamani , Director of Genome Informatics, Drug Discovery, Integrative Structural & Computational Biology, Scripps Research Institute

  • Anna Berry , Scientific Director of Personalized Medicine and Medical Director of Molecular Diagnostics, Swedish Cancer Institute and Cellnetix

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To sponsor or exhibit contact:
Alistair Wilmot
+44 (0)207 092 1174


To speak:
Chris Shanks
+44 (0)207 092 1151