2018 Speaking Faculty

Currently Confirmed

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Shimon Avish
Senior Director Solutions Design
BCD Meetings & Events  

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Cate Banfield
Senior Director, Event Solutions Design & Strategy
BCD Meetings & Events

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

Betsy Bondurant
Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE
Bondurant Consulting

Agnès Canonica
Agnès Canonica, CMP, CMM, HMCC
Global Account Director, Corporate Meetings & Events

Becky Cavanaugh
Becky Cavanaugh, BA, HMCC
Associate Director, Global Clinical Education and Strategic Programs
INC Research

Michael Dominguez
Michael Dominguez, CHSE
Chief Sales Officer

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

Marlize Eckert
Marlize Eckert, HMCC
Compliance Officer
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

Padraic Gilligan
Padraic Gilligan
Managing Partner

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.

Gavin Houston
Gavin Houston
CEO Americas
Ashfield Meetings & Events

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Patricia A. Jackson
Associate Director
Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Barb Kardon
Barb Kardon
Executive Vice President
World Congress

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Susan Lejeune, HMCC
Vice President, Operations
Maritz Travel

Brian McArdle
Brian McArdle
Senior Manager, Global Procurement, Meeting/Conference Sourcing
Allergan USA, Inc.

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

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Joe McGuigan
Global Procurement Manager, Professional Services
Bristol-Myers Squibb

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

Taya Paige
Taya Paige, HMCC
Business Development Manager
ITA Group

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

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

Pat Schaumann
Pat Schaumann, CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC
Director, HCP Compliance (Sr)
Maritz Travel – A Maritz Global Events Company

Debi Scholar
Certified Digital Event Strategist (DES)

Sarah Shpetner
Sarah Shpetner, HMCC
SBShpetEvents LLC

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

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

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

Michael Varlotta
Michael Varlotta
Senior Director Medical Education
Janssen Biotech

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

Lina M. Willis
Lina M. Willis
Senior Manager, Global Marketing, Definiens
The Tissue Phenomics Company

Maggie Young
Maggie Young, CMP
Meetings and Events Group Manager