2018 Programme

March 22 download agenda
08:15-09:00
Registration
09:00-09:05
Welcoming from organisers
09:05-09:20
Welcoming from Europharm President
09:20-10:10
Session 1: Analytical insights and outlook for the emerging market opportunities
  • Analytical overview: existing market opportunities for pharmaceutical and OTC drugs globally
  • Emerging markets: ASEAN, CIS & Russia, Latin America, CEE – what are the opportunities and in what therapeutic areas?
10:10-10:55
Session 2: Driving growth beyond the home market - portfolio considerations
  • How to assess internal and external opportunities and develop criteria that could drive portfolio decisions
  • Practical examples of developing pipeline via partnerships
  • How to work with small/medium size companies to evolve portfolio?
  • How to work with emerging regions to evolve portfolio?
10:55-11:10
Coffee and Networking Break
11:10-11:55
Session 3: Business development and alliances
  • Partnering arrangements – new deal structures, specific approaches
  • Finding the right partner to commercialise your product
  • Key difficulties when dealing with emerging markets: regional specifics and cultural differences
11:55-12:20
International markets expansion case-study
  • Ensuring optimal world-wide marketing coverage
12:20-13:20
Lunch
13:20
Series of special presentations on national pharma markets

During the next one and a half days of the forum, the conference will offer region-specific presentations, as well as one-to-one networking sessions featuring representatives from regional pharmaceutical and OTC companies.

Some of the topics for the regional sessions include:

  • Review of the market: volume, key market players, government funding and potential growth in the next few years
  • Overview of available portfolio and business development opportunities in individual regions
  • Development of partnerships and alliances in the emerging regions, distribution networks
  • Questions regarding registration of medical products
  • Domestic pharmaceutical industry: leading local players and existing production capacities in the sector
  • An overview of regulatory, market access and registration challenges specific to the regions
13:20-14:30
Spotlight on MENA
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
14:30-15:40
Spotlight on Russia & the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
15:40-16:00
Coffee break
16:00-18:40
International One-to-One Business Meetings (Part 1)

Our new Networking app will allow you to not only reserve private meetings, but also search for other event attendees. Liaise with your contacts up to 6 weeks in advance of our conference, and make the most of your time at the event.

19:00-21:00
Cocktail Reception

Join your peers for an evening of great food and great networking!

March 23 download agenda
8:30-9:30
Pre-conference Europharm Annual General Assembly and Statutory Meeting (by invitation only)
9:30-10:45
Spotlight on Latin America
  • Mexico, Brazil
10:40-11:00
Coffee and Networking Break
11:00-11:25
Spotlight on Saudi Arabia
11:25-11:50
Spotlight on China
11:55-12:45
Spotlight on South-East Asia
12:45-13:45
Lunch
13:45-14:40
Spotlight on Central & Eastern Europe
14:40-15:00
Coffee break
15:00 - 17:20 One-2-One Business Meeting (Part 2)
17:20 End of the Conference