Public Relations & Communications Summit Attracts Top Life Sciences Communicators to Celgene’s Campus on July 18-19

SUMMIT, N.J.--()--Leading communicators from within the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industry will convene at ExL Pharma’s 13th Public Relations & Communications Summit, hosted by Celgene at their campus in Summit, NJ, to discuss strategies for moving forward during chaotic times.

More than 150 senior leaders from life sciences organizations are expected to attend the 13th PR & Communications Summit, the only industry event designed to facilitate peer learning and unparalleled networking. The complete agenda, faculty list and registration information are available at exlevents.com/pr.

“We live in a time where change is the norm, and that’s especially true when it comes to communicating around health,” said Wendy Lund, conference co-chair and Chief Executive Officer at GCI Health, the marquee partner for the event. “As communicators, we need to be nimble enough to navigate through the current challenges while trying to anticipate those that are ahead. ExL Pharma brings together some of the smartest minds in healthcare communications to showcase new approaches and best practices to meeting these challenges head on and truly making a difference in people’s lives.”

The annual PR Summit attracts delegates from leading life sciences companies from across the country and around the world.

Featured speakers include:

Lucy Abreu, Director of Corporate Communications, OTSUKA AMERICA PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.
Robert Allen, Lead, Digital Operations, BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB
Mark J. Alles, Chief Executive Officer, CELGENE CORPORATION
Sarah Alspach, Vice President of U.S. Communications, GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Mark Baldry, Vice President of Global Marketing, AMICUS THERAPEUTICS
Christian Clymer, Vice President of Public Affairs, PhRMA
Ron Cohen, M.D., Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President, ACORDA THERAPEUTICS
Valerie Delva, Senior Vice President, Health Strategy North America, KETCHUM
Anthony Farina, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Communications Officer, CSL BEHRING
Mary Halliwell, Senior Director, Content and Channel Management, North America Communications, SANOFI U.S.
Stefani Klaskow, Head of Industry, Healthcare, GOOGLE
Wendy Lund, Chief Executive Officer, GCI HEALTH
Debra Mayo, PharmD, MHA, Vice President of Global Scientific Communications, TEVA
Joshua Palau, Senior Director Global Partnerships, JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Chad Parizman, Head of Social Media and Digital Communications, PFIZER INC.
Gloria Vanderham, Global Head, Social and Digital Media, NOVARTIS ONCOLOGY
Julissa Viana, Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Global Social Media, CELGENE CORPORATION

Summit sponsors and supporting partners include Coyne Healthcare, dna Communications, Green Room Communications, Ketchum, MultiVu, Tonic Life Communications, Vitiello Communications Group and Within3. The Summit is organized by ExL Pharma and graciously hosted by Celgene.

ABOUT EXL EVENTS

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www.exlevents.com/pr

Contacts

For Public Relations & Communications Summit
Business Development and Sponsorship Opportunities
Jayson Mercado, 212-400-6236
jmercado@exlevents.com
or
General Information
Sarah Goldsmith, 917-258-5161
Summit Director
sgoldsmith@exlevents.com

Contacts

For Public Relations & Communications Summit
Business Development and Sponsorship Opportunities
Jayson Mercado, 212-400-6236
jmercado@exlevents.com
or
General Information
Sarah Goldsmith, 917-258-5161
Summit Director
sgoldsmith@exlevents.com