2018 Speaking Faculty

Currently Confirmed



Kevin Barosso
Kevin Barosso
Vice President, Global Group Sales
Two Roads Hospitality


Betsy Bondurant
Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE
President
Bondurant Consulting


Cortney Bowen
Cortney Bowen
Senior Project Manager
Ignition DG


Agnès  “AC” Canonica
Agnès “AC” Canonica, CMP, CMM, HMCC
Global Account Director, Corporate Meetings & Events
MCI USA


Becky Cavanaugh
Becky Cavanaugh, HMCC
Associate Director, Global Clinical Education and Strategic Programs
INC Research/inVentiv Health


Heidi Cocca
Heidi Cocca
Global Meeting Manager
Merck


Michelle Devine
Michelle Devine, CMM, HMCC
National Account Director
Visit Newport Beach


Michael Dominguez
Michael Dominguez
Chief Sales Officer
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL


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Kathi Donovan, CMP, HMCC
Associate Director, Global Meetings Management
Bristol-Myers Squibb


Piers Dooley
Piers Dooley, CMP, CMM
Event Management Department
Boston College


Marlize Eckert
Marlize Eckert, HMCC
Head of Compliance Solutions
GCO (Global Conference Organisers) B.V.


Erika L. Fareed
Erika L. Fareed, CPA, CFE
Director, Global Meetings and Speakers Standards, Customer Engagement, Meetings & Speakers Center of Excellence
Pfizer


Jim Fox
Jim Fox, AMM, DES
Associate Director, Webcasting Services CoE
Merck


Padraic Gilligan
Padraic Gilligan
Managing Partner
SoolNua


Mozelle Goodwin
Mozelle Goodwin, CMP, HMCC
Meeting Planner, Global Clinical Meeting Planning, Corporate Operations
Eisai Inc.


Bonnie Grant
Bonnie Grant, HMCC
Executive Director
PHL Life Sciences


Shelley Harris
Shelley Harris
Director, Marketing Operations
Alkermes, Inc.


Hara C. Hawthorne
Hara C. Hawthorne
HMCC, Senior Manager, Global Clinical Meeting Planning, Corporate Operations
Eisai Inc.


Gavin Houston
Gavin Houston
Chief Executive Officer, Americas
Ashfield Meetings & Events


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Jessica Hughes
Account Executive
UNBRIDLED


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Patricia A. Jackson
Associate Director
Novartis Pharmaceuticals


Judith Benaroche Johnson
Judith Benaroche Johnson, CMP, HMCC
President
Tracdanmic Consulting


Kris Justice
Kris Justice
Senior Strategic Account Consultant
Cvent


Barb Kardon
Barb Kardon
Executive Vice President
World Congress


Kristen Koenig
Kristen Koenig
Director of Sales, Global Meetings & Events, Strategic Meetings Management
World Travel, Inc


Susan Lejeune
Susan Lejeune, HMCC
Vice President, Operations
Maritz Travel


Frank Leonard
Frank Leonard
Chief Sales Officer
MeetingPlay


Brian McArdle
Brian McArdle
Senior Manager, Global Procurement, Meeting/Conference Sourcing
Allergan PLC


Diana McClure
Diana McClure, CMP, HMCC
Director of Sales, Worldwide Accounts
Hilton Worldwide


Steve O'Malley
Steve O'Malley, HMCC
Division President
Maritz


Taya Paige
Taya Paige, HMCC
Business Development Manager
ITA Group


Karen Vander Ploeg
Karen Vander Ploeg
Senior Strategic Business Partner: Global Travel, Events, Meetings & Conventions
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.


Jill Rankin
Jill Rankin, C.P.M.
Associate Director , Global Sourcing Category Management
Boehringer Ingelheim


Danielle Restaino
Danielle Restaino, CMP
Senior Professional Meeting Partner
Genentech


Courtney Richman
Courtney Richman
Senior Vice President
World Congress


Christian-Claus Roth
Christian-Claus Roth
Global Medical Affairs - Head Global Event Governance
Novartis Pharma AG


Pat Schaumann
Pat Schaumann, CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC
Senior Director, Healthcare Compliance
Maritz Travel – A Maritz Global Events Company


Debi Scholar
Debi Scholar, GLP, GTP, CMM, CMP, SSGB, CTE, CTT, CBST
Certified Digital Event Strategist (DES)


Vera T. Schuster
Vera T. Schuster
Director, Global Travel and Meeting Services, Global Business Solutions
Eli Lilly and Company


Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon, CMP
Director
Business Events Canada


Cheryl Smith
Cheryl Smith, MA, CMP, HMCC
Specialty Markets Manager
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority


Kelly Sophy
Kelly Sophy, CMP, CMM, HMCC
Manager, Aesculap Academy, Conventions & Meetings
Aesculap, Inc.


Jonathan Spero
Jonathan Spero, MD
CEO
InHouse Physicians


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Dan Stavish
Category Partner
AstraZeneca


Cerstin Steindorf
Cerstin Steindorf
Global Account Director Healthcare
MCI Headquarter Office / Geneva


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Denise Torcivia, CCEP, LPEC
Corporate Vice President - Prof. Services, Corporate Compliance Officer
Aesculap Inc


Maarten Vanneste
Maarten Vanneste, CMM, CMA
President and CEO
Abbitt Meeting Innovators


Michael Varlotta
Michael Varlotta
Senior Director Medical Education
Janssen Immunology


Bonnie Weiss
Bonnie Weiss, HMCC
Global Pharma/ Life Sciences Sales Director – Americas, Hyatt Sales Force
Hyatt Hotels Corporation


Jennifer Wester
Jennifer Wester
Global Director, Hyatt Sales Force, Americas
Hyatt


Lina Willis
Lina Willis
Strategic Marketing Manager
NeoGenomics


Maggie Young
Maggie Young, CMP
Meetings and Events Group Manager
Medtronic