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Event Date Tue Mar 16 EDT - Thu Mar 18 EDT (8 months ago)
Location Virtual
Region All

The who’s who of the industry share their insights to help you set strategy for the year ahead. Learn the latest top-line regulatory actions, navigate evolving accounting standards and discover solutions to industry-wide challenges.

Regulatory & Policy Update:
• Policy Changes Impacting Finance and Accounting
• Pricing Pressures and Government Policy Reforms
• Regulatory Spotlight sessions from FASB and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
• Current and Future Initiatives for Financial Standards, Accountability and Enforcement
• ESG Metrics and Disclosures

Industry Innovation & Growth:
• COVID Implications to the Business, Forecasts and Revenue
• Digital Revolution and Transformation
• Changing Technical Accounting Standards
• IPOs and SPACs
• New Product Launches and GTN Implications
• Company Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion

Riveting Program Features:
• Keynotes, Panels and Q&A with CFOs, CAOs, Controllers and Corporate Leadership from leading life sciences companies and industry thought-leaders
• New This Year! Announcement of the Bio/Pharma Accounting and Financial Leadership Award Nominees
• Approximately 23 hours of educational content and 5 hours of virtual networking
• Live and on-demand presentations available 30 days post-event
• CPE-accredited content to advance your career


2021 Speakers

Maria Abouseif
VP, Life Sciences at TriNet

Karim Anani
Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY

Cindy Anderson
Chief Accounting Officer, Alnylam

Eric Benson
Audit and Assurance Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Todd Branning
Chief Financial Officer, Phathom Pharmaceuticals

Jennifer Bryant
Executive Vice President, Policy & Research, PhRMA

Sonia Chu
Product Marketing Manager, BlackLine

Gina Consylman
Chief Financial Officer, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Christine Davine
Deputy Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Gisele Dion
Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

Ryan Dolan
Partner, CFGI

Sharad Dubey
Global Revenue Controller, Catalent Pharma Solutions

Jeff Ellis
Partner, U.S. Life Sciences and Healthcare Audit Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jackie Fouse
Chief Executive Officer, Agios Pharmaceuticals

Jenny Gilmore
Managing Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Tim Gordon
Global Financial Accounting Advisory Services Leader, EY

Josh Herron
US Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Assurance Leader, PwC

Richard Holtz
Senior Manager, Audit & Assurance, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Marsha Hunt
Board Member, FASB

Rita Karachun
Senior Vice President and Global Controller, Merck

Simona King, CPA, MBA
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Tmunity Therapeutics

Rakhi Kumar
Chief Accounting Officer, Roivant Sciences

Sharon Langan
Global Practice Leader, Life Sciences, Inform Connect

Michael Lombardo
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Kevin Mackay
Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Pfizer

Michael Makovec
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Heather Meade
Principal, Washington Council, EY

David Meline
Chief Financial Officer, Moderna

Dexter Navarro
Internal Audit, Gilead Sciences, Inc

Robert Owens
Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Steve Rivera
Vice President, Global Technical Accounting Advisory Services & Policy, Johnson & Johnson

Brad Schulte
Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Tom Spoerel
Vice President, Finance & Corporate Controller, BD

William Tamulynas II
NetSuite Managing Consultant, Sikich

Stephen Ubl
President, PhRMA

Erica Vandell-DeMarco, CPA
Director, The Siegfried Group, LLP

John Vanosdall
Deputy Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Kevin Vaughn
Accounting Branch Chief, Office, Life Sciences at U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors


• Deloitte

• EY

• TriNet
• BlackLine
• Sikich
• The Siegfried Group
• Bank of America
• Keyrus