Thursday 26 April 2012 at the Lancaster London

Time Subject Session Type Speaker(s)
09.00 Coffee and Registration – Exhibition Open
10.30 Conference opens Justin Webb,
Conference Chairman
10.30 • The affordability of innovation: what’s the ideal pricing mechanism
• Medicines contribution to future healthcare and impact on costs, trends
• Drivers in NHS and impact on costs
Opening plenary: keynote Stephen Whitehead
Chief Executive, ABPI
Miles Ayling
Director of Innovation and Service Improvement, Department of Health
11.30 Is £1bn a price worth paying for research? Keynote presentation Dr. Susan Galbraith
Head of Oncology, Innovative Medicines Research Unit, AstraZeneca
12.00 Coffee and networking in exhibition area
13.30 Lunch and networking in exhibition area
14.30 Workshop 1 – The challenge of funding cancer services Workshops – delegates
choose to do either workshop 1 and 2 or workshop 3 for the full workshop session time
Robert DayHead of Oncology , Pfizer UKMark FlannaganChief Executive, Beating Bowel CancerProf. Karol SikoraMedical Director, CancerPartnersUK
Workshop 2 – The politics of profit Phil Collins
Columnist, The Times and Chair of Trustees, Demos
Workshop 3 – Pioneer partnerships (Innovation Pipeline) Margaret MortlockLocal Account Manager, Pfizer
Mrs Nicki BromwichCommissioner
Simon HussainCommercial Service Manager, MSD
Dr. Junaid BajwaNHS Partner
16.15 Myths of the costs of medicines to the NHS Presentation followed by panel responses and questions from delegates Prof. Adrian Towse
Director, Office of Health EconomicsDuleep Allirajah
Head of Policy, MacmillanJonathan Mason
National Clinical Director for Primary Care and Community Pharmacy, Department of HealthRobert Taylor
Managing Director UK Commercial Solutions for Quintiles
17.00 NHS: risks and opportunities, changing attitudes, entrenched perceptions and capacity to change Closing plenary Ben Page
Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI
17.25 Thanks and farewell Review and closing session Deepak Khanna
SVP and Managing Director, MSD and ABPI President Elect

Correct at time of going to press.
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The conference will be followed by the abpi Annual Dinner, also to be held at Lancaster London.
Drinks will be served from 6.45pm, dinner from 7.30pm – the dress code for the dinner is lounge suits.

Dinner Agenda

Time ABPI Dinner Programme – 26th April 2012
18.45 Pre-dinner drinks in the Westbourne Suite
19.25 Call to Dinner
19.30 Starter
20.30 Main course served followed by dessert
21.40 Key Note – The Earl Howe
22.15 Networking
24.00 Carriages