May 23-25, 2023
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Washington, D.C.
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The World Orphan Drug Congress brings together leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies, government and regulatory authorities, patient advocacy groups, payers, investors and solution providers. The conference is a place to meet and brainstorm ways to advance orphan drug development and improve access to life-saving therapies.
Join us for three days in Boston for the most comprehensive program and inclusive gathering of rare disease stakeholders.
Get your product or solution in front of the leaders in the rare disease industry — from pharma, biotechs, governments, payers, investors and patient/patient advocates.
The World Orphan Drug Congress USA is a place where innovation and expertise is showcased, solutions are found and learning is done.
By App. By Facilitated Meetings. By RoundTables. By Hangin’ Out.
So you can: Exchange ideas, Build brand, Form friendships and partnerships, Grow your professional network, Explore the future, Uncover new opportunities.
PATIENT DATAWith so few patients, patient data/real-world-data (RWD/RWE) is the key element to advancing the rare disease space. What are best practices right now for data collection, ownership and sharing to benefit rare disease diagnosis, drug development and access.
NEXT GENERATION THERAPIESThe rare disease space is a breeding ground for innovative approaches in drug development and platform technologies. What are the products and approaches that will be making headlines in 5-10 years from now?
PAYERSUS-based insurers and single payer agencies around the world have a lot of impact of access and reimbursement for orphan products. Hear from top US and international payers on their strategies for orphan drugs.
CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT & REGULATORYUnderstanding the regulatory and clinical landscape for rare disease drug development. How can companies, regulators and patient advocates work together to further patient voice, real world evidence, and decentralized clinical trials.
COMMERCIALWhat are the best commercial strategies for orphan products? How can companies bring products to new markets, build more efficient commercial operations, and develop effective launch strategies?
RARE DISEASE ADVOCACY WORLDIt all starts and ends with patients. So what are the challenges facing rare disease patients and patient organizations today? How can rare disease patient groups rethink funding strategies, partnerships with industry and advance policies around access?
GLOBAL MARKET & PATIENT ACCESSAccess is often the crucial and challenges last step for rare disease patients and developers. How can all stakeholders work together to ensure rare disease patients have access to appropriate treatments globally.
PRICING & REIMBURSEMENTPricing orphan products, especially one-time treatments, is complex and a key element to ensuring timely access for rare disease patients. What are the current best practices for pricing orphan products, negotiating innovative contracts and working with payers around the world?
PITCH & PARTNERThe orphan drug space is booming with innovation, M&A activity and partnerships. We play match maker for up and coming biotechs in the rare space and investors & pharma partners looking for their next blockbuster.
ADVANCED THERAPIES - MANUFACTURINGWhat are the current roadblocks in manufacturing cell and gene therapies and how can companies efficiently scale-up for commercial production?
ADVANCED THERAPIES - CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTThe regulatory and clinical development landscape is ever evolving for cell and gene therapies. How are companies ensuring continued development of these potentially transformative products and what clinical hurdles remain?
RARE ONCOLOGYAs the rare cancer field evolves and diagnosis becomes more precise, how can all stakeholders work together to advance drug development for rare cancer patients?
ADVANCED THERAPIES - COMMERCIALIZATIONRare disease patients are uniquely positioned to benefit from the advancements of cell and gene therapies. What are the best strategies for commercializing these innovative products and how do health systems need to evolve to accommodate patient access and reimbursement?
DIGITAL HEALTH & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCEApproaches in AI and digital health span the full development life cycle of drug development and commercialization. What are the best approaches to implementing these technologies in patient finding, clinical development and commercialization for rare diseases?
DIAGNOSISIt takes an average of seven years for an accurate diagnosis. How can all stakeholders broaden access to Newborn Screening, Whole Genome Sequencing and Genetic testing to shorten the diagnostic odyssey for rare disease patients?
DISCOVERYTechnologies and processes are ever. How is the growing access to data, and use of AI and machine learning impacting drug discovery in the rare disease space?