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FDA, Pfizer Inc. (PFE)'s CMO, and Leading Pharma Communicators to Share Best Practices at ExL Pharma's 6th Public Relations Summit, July 26-27, New York

6/2/2010 10:00:39 AM

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 02, 2010) - ExL Pharma's 6th Public Relations and Communications Summit for Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Technology Communicators is taking place this summer at the Pfizer World Headquarters on July 26-27, 2010 in New York, New York. This leading event, which is well attended by communications professionals in pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, features two full days of expert-led presentations, networking opportunities, and interactive sessions. Attendees will gain concrete strategies for success in the marketplace and improved patient outcomes through strengthened communications.

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Speaking Faculty Joins Us From:
Acorda Therapeutics, Allergan, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bausch + Lomb, BD, Biogen Idec, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celgene Corporation, Coyne Public Relations, EmPower Research, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Fleishman-Hillard, FDA, GCI Health, Genzyme, GlaxoSmithKline, Green Room Public Relations, Hill & Knowlton, Medtronic, Merck, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, MS&LGroup, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur, Schering-Plough ...and more.

Covered Topics Include:

SOCIAL MEDIA PANEL: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Oh My! Overcoming Fear Surrounding Social Media and Adopting a Web 2.0 Strategy to Enhance Communication with Key Audiences

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND INNOVATION: Leveraging New and Traditional Channels to Foster Employee Trust and Morale while Supporting Ongoing Business Success

MEDIA PANEL: Exploring how "News on Demand" is Impacting the Relationship between Journalists and the Industry, Traditional Forms of Communication, and Coverage of Health Care Stories

MARKETING AND PR: Increasing Collaboration between Marketing and PR for Consistent, Effective and Targeted External Communications

Snapshot of Speakers:

  • Jeff Macdonald, Director, Corporate Communications, ACORDA THERAPEUTICS
  • Alexandra Gallo, ABC, Director, Internal Communications, ALLERGAN
  • Sally Jacob, Director, Corporate Communications, AMGEN
  • Tony Jewell, Issues & Policy Communications, ASTRAZENECA
  • Steve Lampert, Executive Director, Brand Communications, ASTRAZENECA
  • Elizabeth Renz, Associate Director, Executive Communications, ASTRAZENECA
  • Mike McDougall, APR, VP, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, BAUSCH + LOMB
  • Jennifer Farrington, Director of Social Investing, BD
  • Tim Hunt, Vice President, Public Affairs, BIOGEN IDEC
  • Kate O'Connor, Executive Director, Public Relations, BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM
  • Brian Gill, Vice President, Corporate Communications, CELGENE CORPORATION
  • Kelly Dencker, Senior Vice President, Health Care, COYNE PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • Kevin Lamb, Vice President, Health Care, COYNE PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • Debjani Deb, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, EMPOWER RESEARCH
  • Blaine T. Davis, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, ENDO PHARMACEUTICALS
  • Bill Evans, SVP, Senior Digital Strategist, Co-Chair Healthcare Practice, FLEISHMAN-HILLARD
  • Heidi Hovland, Co-Chair, FH Moms, FLEISHMAN-HILLARD
  • Penny Mitchell, SVP & Senior Partner, Co-Chair Healthcare Practice, FLEISHMAN-HILLARD
  • Steven Kostant, SVP, Creative Strategist, FLEISHMAN-HILLARD
  • Julie Zawisza, Director, Office of Training and Communication, FDA, CDER
  • Jill Dosik, President, GCI HEALTH
  • Lori Gorski, Associate Director, Corporate Communications, GENZYME
  • Mary Linda Andrews, Director, Community Partnerships, GLAXOSMITHKLINE
  • Stef Mendell, Director of Communications, Global Manufacturing and Supply, GLAXOSMITHKLINE
  • Karen Carolonza, Principal, GREEN ROOM PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • Andrea Rothschild, Senior Vice President and Co-Director Healthcare, HILL & KNOWLTON
  • Kirsten Gorsuch, Vice President, Corporate Communications, MEDTRONIC
  • Clinton Riley, Director of Editorial Services, MERCK
  • Lisa Adler, Vice President, Corporate Communications, MILLENNIUM: THE TAKEDA COMPANY
  • Sean Clements, Associate Director, Corporate Communications, NOVO NORDISK
  • Dr. Freda C. Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer, PFIZER
  • Ray Kerins, Head, Vice President, Worldwide Communications; Head, Global Media Relations, PFIZER
  • Donna Cary, Director, Public Relations, SANOFI PASTEUR
  • Susan Watkins, Director, Public Relations, SANOFI PASTEUR
  • Cathy Cantone, Director, Public/Advocacy Relations, SCHERING-PLOUGH

If you have any questions, please contact Lindsay Slater, Conference Director, at

This event will sell out. Register now to reserve your spot.

About ExL Events --
ExL Pharma, a division of ExL Events, Inc., is an emerging international leader in developing innovative, educational events that serve the healthcare community and allied professionals. Behind our diverse conference portfolio, our experienced team conducts extensive market research and targeted outreach. The results translate into innovative, high-quality conference events designed to exceed the dynamic informational needs of the healthcare community.

Lindsay Slater
ExL Pharma
Phone 212-400-6233
Email Contact

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