2019 Speaking Faculty

Currently Confirmed



Shimon Avish
Shimon Avish
Principal/Meetings Management Practice Lead
Acquis Consulting Group


Betsy Bondurant
Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE
Bondurant Consulting


Deana Bullock
Deana Bullock
Senior Account Executive
Global Experience Specialists (GES)


Agnès Canonica
Agnès Canonica, CMP, CMM, HMCC
Global Account Director
MCI Group


Becky Cavanaugh
Becky Cavanaugh, BA, HMCC
Associate Director, Medical Meetings and Events
Syneos Health


Jeffrey A. Cesari
Jeffrey A. Cesari, CMP, HMCC
Worldwide Congress Manager, Global HCP, Congress & Meetings Management, Worldwide Commercialization
Bristol-Myers Squibb


Valli Ferrara Chapjian
Valli Ferrara Chapjian
Manager, Conventions & Meetings Operations, Pharma North America
GlaxoSmithKline


Jocelyne Côté
Jocelyne Côté, SMMC
Managing Director
American Express Global Meetings & Events


Marc Crawford
Marc Crawford
CEO
Educational Measures, LLC


Carla Daily
Carla Daily
Congress Business Partner, Oncology, Global Congresses, HCP & Meetings Management, Worldwide Commercial
Bristol-Myers Squibb


Charles de Gaspe Beaubien
Charles de Gaspe Beaubien
President and CEO
Groupize


Virginie De Visscher
Virginie De Visscher
Director, Business Development - Economic Sectors
Business Events Canada / Destination Canada


Michael Dominguez
Michael Dominguez, CHSE
Chief Sales Officer
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL


Piers Dooley
Piers Dooley
Event Management Department
Boston College


Philip Eidsvold
Philip Eidsvold, CIS CITP
Vice President, Strategic Alliances, One10 and President-Elect
SITE


Joan Esneault
Joan Esneault
Executive Director of Hotel Sales and Catering
Encore Boston Harbor


Padraic Gilligan
Padraic Gilligan
Chief Marketing Officer SITE & 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


Kathy Grau
Kathy Grau
Global Operations Director
CWT Meetings & Events


Karolyn K. Graves-Rhodes
Karolyn K. Graves-Rhodes
VP Incentive Accounts
WYNN Resorts


AnnMarie Griffiths
AnnMarie Griffiths
National Sales Manager
Encore Boston Harbor


Megan Higgins
Megan Higgins, CMP, HMCC
Senior Clinical Events Specialist
Corindus Vascular Robotics


Deborah Hinson
Deborah Hinson, CPCE, HMCC
National Sales Director
Fleming's Prime Steak House & Wine Bar


Rebecca K. Hinterlong
Rebecca K. Hinterlong, HMCC
Senior Manager Sales and Operations
Maggiano’s Little Italy


Patricia Jackson
Patricia Jackson
Senior Program Manager
Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc


Judith R. Johnson
Judith R. Johnson, CMP, HMCC
Principal Consultant
MedmeetingsIQ


Anna M. Kershaw
Anna M. Kershaw, CPPB, HMCC
Senior Sourcing Specialist and North America Travel, Fleet & Meetings Strategy Lead
UCB, Inc.


Saira Banu Kianes
Saira Banu Kianes, CMP
President
Banu Event Solutions & Training (B.E.S.T)


Kirsten Knauer
Kirsten Knauer, HMCC
Senior Director, Global Sales
Fogo de Chão


Haritha Krishnarathnam
Haritha Krishnarathnam
Director
World Congress


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


Frank Leonard
Frank Leonard
Chief Sales Officer
MeetingPlay


Marty MacKay
Marty MacKay, DMCP
President
Association of Destination Management Executives International;
President
Global Alliance, Hosts Global


Ryan Mazon
Ryan Mazon
Senior Vice President
Educational Measures


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


Tina McLaughlin
Tina McLaughlin, CMP
Director of Global Operations & Excellence
American Express Meetings & Events


Colleen McQuone
Colleen McQuone
Influence Interaction Lead, US Immunology
UCB


Megan Murphy
Megan Murphy
Head Digital Channel Sales & Partnerships
Freeman Company


Suzanne Neufang
Suzanne Neufang
Vice President-Americas
HRS


John Patrick Oroho
John Patrick Oroho
Principal
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman


Andrea Patterson
Andrea Patterson
Lead, Congress Management and Association Relations, Meetings, Congresses, Events & Operational Controls
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation


Amallely Prado
Amallely Prado
Global Meetings and Events Lead
Global Meeting and Event Services
Takeda


Amy D'Eletto Quigley
Amy D'Eletto Quigley
Senior Director, Strategic Meeting Planning
Sodexo


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


Danielle Restaino
Danielle Restaino, CMP
Senior Professional Meeting Partner
Genentech


Courtney Richman
Courtney Richman
Senior Vice President
World Congress


Jennifer Rivers Cole
Jennifer Rivers Cole, Ph.D.
Professor
Boston College


Jay Rule
Jay Rule
Lead Event Staging & Production
Novartis


Lillian Schaff
Lillian Schaff, HMCC, LSSOB
Sr. Manager & Global Business Partner -Oncology, Global Conventions
EMD Serono, Inc.


Michael Schaumann
Michael Schaumann, HMCC
Vice President
Plannernet


Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon, CMP
Director
Business Events Canada


Meredith Smith
Meredith Smith
Principal Consultant
FESTIVE ROAD


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


Dan Stavish
Dan Stavish
Category Partner
AstraZeneca


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


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


Rawya Tullgren
Rawya Tullgren
Associate Director, Global Meetings & Events
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.


Michael Varlotta
Michael Varlotta
Senior Director Medical Education
Janssen Biotech, Inc


Stacy K. Vaughn
Stacy K. Vaughn
Managing Partner
D-Unity Group


Telesa Via
Telesa Via
Vice President of Sales
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants


Jason Weldon
Jason Weldon
President/CEO
Synergetic Sound and Lighting


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


Ashley Williams
Ashley Williams, MBA
Vice President of the Global Life Sciences Center of Excellence (LSCOE)
BCD Meetings and Events (BCD M&E)


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


Cathy Zaremba
Cathy Zaremba
Principal Consultant
GC & Associates