2019 Speaking Faculty

Currently Confirmed



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


Rob Bissett
Rob Bissett
Associate Director, Corporate Meeting Strategy
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies (U.S.)


Betsy Bondurant
Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE
Bondurant Consulting


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Kimberly Boynton
Associate Director Clinical Operations
Eli Lilly and Company


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


Heidi Cocca
Heidi Cocca
Global Meeting Manager
Merck


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


Michelle Dayhoff
Michelle Dayhoff, MBA
Senior Vice President/General Manager
Event Travel Management, North America


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
Senior Director Client Services, One10 and President-Elect
SITE


Carly Friedlander
Carly Friedlander
North American Buyer
GlaxoSmithKline


Aleka Garcia
Aleka Garcia, CMM, CMP-HC
Director
Pacific Communications


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


Kimberly Guedes
Kimberly Guedes
Senior, Director Clinical Operations
Centrexion Therapeutics


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


Deborah Hinson
Deborah Hinson, CPCE
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


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


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


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


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


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


Colleen McQuone
Colleen McQuone
President
McQ1 Meeting & Events, LLC


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


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


Amallely Prado
Amallely Prado
Global Meetings and Events Lead
Shire


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


Jay Rule
Jay Rule
Lead Event Staging & Production
Novartis


Lillian Schaff
Lillian Schaff
Senior and GBP Oncology, Global Congress Department
EMD Serono


Michael Schaumann
Michael Schaumann, HMCC
Vice President
Plannernet


Pat Schaumann
Pat Schaumann, CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC
Senior, Director, HCP 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)
Scholar Consulting Group


Kim Scott
Kim Scott
Senior Manager, Events
Illumina


Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon, CMP
Director
Business Events Canada


Jenny Shire
Jenny Shire
Director, Travel, Professional Programs and Operation
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.


Meredith Smith
Meredith Smith
Principal Consultant
FESTIVE ROAD


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


Jonathan Sparks
Jonathan Sparks, Esq
Principal Attorney
Sparks Law


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


Christine Walsh
Christine Walsh, CMP, HMCC
Business Partner, Rare Diseases - Meetings Management
Sanofi Genzyme


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


Cathy Zaremba
Cathy Zaremba
Principal Consultant
GC & Associates