Career Focus — Conferences, Webinars, Events, Opportunities…To Inspire, To Learn, To Network!

Although we’re all often way too busy to attend (or even find) meetings that aren’t directly aligned with the business at hand…here are some interesting conferences that can help you learn and enhance your skills, gain new understandings and insights, and grow your network.  All for your career. 





As I am on the Northern New Jersey board of the HBA, I want to share some upcoming activities…


Woman of the Year

Thursday, 3 May, 2018

New York Hilton Midtown


HBA Woman of the Year
Dr. Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH, executive vice president for strategic communications, global public policy and population health and chief patient officer, Merck & Co., Inc.

HBA Honorable Mentor
Nick Colucci, chairman and CEO, Publicis Health

Terri Pascarelli, CEO, AIT Bioscience

Also lauded at the event will be a group of nearly 100 Rising Stars and Luminaries representing excellence in leadership from across the industry.


2018 HBA Annual Conference

November 5, 6 2018

Washington, D.C.

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I’m also a member of the PRSA, so here are some bigger events taking place…



(Banner graphic of PRSA 2018 International Conference logo)

PRSA International Conference 

October 7-9, 2018

Austin, Texas

(Banner graphic of PRSA 2018 Health Academy Conference logo)

Health Academy Conference

April 25-27, 2018

Washington DC



Exl Pharma events …


14th PR & Communications Summit

July 17, 18

Bedminster, NJ 


Patient Experience Forum

June 4, 5

Jersey City, NJ


Eyeforpharma events…..


eyeforpharma Philadelphia 2018

April 10-11, 2018

Philadelphia, PA


Patient Summit USA 2018

October 23, 24 2018

Philadelphia, PA


As I do work in global health access, and because more and more pharma companies engage in partnerships, wanted to share some events provided by the Global Health Council



Global Health and Innovation Conference

April 14-15, 2018

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Stanford’s Women Leaders in Global Health — marks the second meeting of this organization

WLGH London 2018

November 8-9, 2018

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


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2nd Edition Patient Voice: Advocacy, Insights & Engagement

May 2-3 2018
Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria,  Alexandria, VA, United States of America


Innovative Strategies for Patient Centered Clinical Research

July 11-12, 2018

Boston, MA