Record-Breaking Number of Speakers to Headline Pharma Competitive Intelligence Conference

ISELIN, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Pharma Competitive Intelligence Conference announces 40 senior level speakers are confirmed for the September 15-17, 2008 event at the Sheraton at Woodbridge Place Hotel in Iselin, New Jersey.

The Pharmaceutical Competitive Intelligence Conference is fast becoming the industry event of the year! Besides the unprecedented 40 senior level biopharma speakers confirmed, 250 attendees are expected as well. "The conference focuses solely on topics of key importance," says Amy Yueh, the conference organizer. "Participants will gain insight about the election implications for pharma, the growing importance of China in this space, increasing CI productivity and effectiveness, Web 2.0 technologies, mapping science, outsourcing/ off-shoring CI, examining generic developments in the US and EU, CI in medical devices and diagnostics, career paths of CI professionals, and much more."

Christian Hein, Business Intelligence / Market Research Manager, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Jerry Hoffman, Manager-Global Competitive Intelligence Strategy, Eli Lilly & Co.

Susanne Laningham, Director Business Analysis & Information, Amgen

Branimir Brankov, Senior Director, Global Competitive Intelligence, Merck

Renee Pierson, Global Intelligence Leader, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Services

Chandra Ramanathan, Director, Global Business and Competitive Intelligence, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Wayne Rosenkrans, Director, Scientific and Medical Strategy, External Scientific Affairs, AstraZeneca

Friederike Wirtz-Brugger, Senior Manager, Scientific Competitive Intelligence, Sanofi-Aventis

The speaking faculty includes all the "Who's Who" of CI professionals from pharma & biotech, which include the following companies: Actelion, Alcon Laboratories, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer HealthCare, Biovail, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Centocor, Eisai, Eli Lilly, Ethicon, Exelixis, Genentech, Genzyme, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Millennium, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, OSI Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Roche Laboratories, sanofi-Aventis, Schering-Plough, TAP, Wyeth, and ZymoGenetics.

2008 exhibitors include the following: Best Practices, BioMedTracker, Cipher, Deallus, Denodo, Digimind, dtw Marketing Research Group, Dunn Group, Fletcher/CSI, Fuld & Company, Indegene, Indigo Research, ISIS, MedPredict, MedTrack, Navigate International, Nerac, PharmaForce, and PharmaVoxx.

Contact: Amy Yueh at 212-228-7974 or [email protected]

SOURCE Pharma Competitive Intelligence Conference

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