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The Role of Competition in Life Sciences Innovation - A Global Perspective

7:15 to 7:59am registration check-in; 8:00am sharp to 8:59am panel presentations, discussion, and Q&A; 9:00am to 9:30am networking

Event Details


Date: Tuesday September 26, 2017 | 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Speaker(s): Sarah Friesen, President, Friesen Concepts Inc.; Co-Chair of the Board, Healthcare Supply Chain Network
Corinne Guénette, Director, Life Science Industries Directorate, Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Anand Jha (via Skype), General Manager and Head of Market Access & Government Affairs Asia/Russia & Project Lead Surgical Business, Alcon, A Novartis Division
Dion Neame, Head, Scientific and Medical Affairs, Sanofi Pasteur Limited; President and Founder, Med Ed Consulting Inc.; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University; Consulting Pediatrician, Dion Neame Medicine Professional Corporation
Gabriela Prada, Strategist for Health Policy Systems, Medtronic; Expert Panel Member, Healthcare Sector Supply Chain Strategy, Government of Ontario; Executive, Eastern Ontario Chapter, Canadian College of Health Leaders; Member of the Board, Canadian Network for Environmental Scanning in Health

MODERATOR: Will Mitchell, Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies and Commercialization, Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Topic: "The Role of Competition in Life Sciences Innovation - A Global Perspective"
Venue: Classroom LL1035 (Lower Level, South Building)| map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $25.00 + HST (per person)
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SYNOPSIS: The Centre for Health Sector Strategy at the Rotman School of Management is organizing a panel event focused on emerging trends in the life sciences sector, with a particular focus on the role of competition in healthcare innovation. We would like to convene a global panel to highlight the experiences of other countries in this area, with a particular focus on the relationship between the government and the private sector. Ontario has much to learn and would benefit from the insights gained by those working on similar challenges in other jurisdictions.

ABOUT THE CENTRE: Launched in 2004, the Centre for Health Sector Strategy @ Rotman is a strategic area of focused research for the Rotman School. Under the direction of Professor Brian R. Golden and a board of advisors from industry, government and academia, the centre drives a research agenda that produces actionable management knowledge for the health sector and the life sciences.

NEW - Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences: The pace of change in healthcare and the life sciences sector has been accelerating, creating a demand for professionals who can navigate the strategic, economic, political, and social undercurrents that are changing the face of this global structure. To meet the challenge, the Rotman School of Management is introducing its Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences. Grounded in world-class thought leadership and practical instruction, this 18-month program will you help develop the expertise you need to drive your career.


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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing to 24 hours prior to the event will receive a refund less a $10 administration fee per person. If we do not receive written notice of your cancellation, you will be charged the full amount for this session. Substitutions are always welcome.
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