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SMi Group's 6th annual COPD conference

  1. 1. CONFERENCE CHAIRS: • John Hurst, Senior Clinical Lecturer, UCL • Matthew Catley, Team Leader RIA, AstraZeneca SMi presents the 6th annual conference on… 20 - 21 OCT 2014Holiday Inn Regents Park, London, UK COPD @SMIpharm PLUS INTERACTIVE HALF-DAY POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Wednesday 22nd October 2014, The Holiday Inn Regents Park Hotel, UK Solutions to COPD Workshop Leader: Annie Barr, Clinical Director & Sarah Jones, Nurse Consultant, Annie Barr Associates 8.30am – 12.30pm BOOK BY 30TH JUNE AND SAVE £300 / BOOK BY 18TH JULY AND SAVE £100 Register online or fax your registration to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711 KEY SPEAKERS: • Marcello Milano, Executive Global Regulatory Affairs, Chiesi • Thomas Schlange, Senior Biomarker Expert, Bayer • Mercedes Prior, Head of Global Market Access, Almirall • Carla Bauer, Investigator, Novartis • Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO, Verona Pharma • Ewan Walters, Medical Director, Teva • Rosa Lamarca, Head of Clinical Statistics, Almirall • Robert Wilson, Consultant Physician Lung Division, Royal Brompton Hospital • Abebaw Yohannes, Reader in Physiotherapy, Manchester Metropolitan University • Jim & Mary Nelson, Patient, Caregiver, Representatives of COPD Foundation and EFFORTS Online Support Group ...and many more! WHY ATTEND THIS EVENT: • Understand the regulatory aspects of COPD, both from regulatory bodies and the industry • Examine the current challenges to modelling exacerbations in COPD using animal models • Evaluate COPD and comorbidities • Consider the link between COPD and anxiety and depression • Review the challenges in clinical trial designs and in drug development • Discover the importance of putting the patient at the centre of everything • Gain insight from real life story of a lung transplant patient Sponsored by "Very good, enjoyable, good speakers + hosting" - Imperial College London
  2. 2. Register online at: • Alternatively fax COPD 2014 Day One | Monday 20th October 2014 www.copd-con 8.30 Registration & Coffee 9.00 Chairman's Opening Remarks Matthew Catley, Team Leader RIA, AstraZeneca Overview of COPD and Regulatory Aspects 9.10 Accommodating regulatory and HTA needs in a common development track: a case study •Overview of respective requirements and expectations for COPD developments •Availability formats for regulatory and HTA advice in Europe •Opportunities and risks of parallel advice •Summary of experience with one COPD development programme Marcello Milano, Executive, Global Regulatory Affairs, Chiesi 9.50 Market access in Europe •Outlook for cost containment measures in Europe •How will developers of new medicine be affected •Developing and refining pricing and reimbursement strategies •How to ensure strategic plans reflect current and future market access realities Mercedes Prior, Head of Global Market Access, Almirall Leandro Lindner, Global Market Access Manager, Almirall 10.30 Morning Coffee COPD and Comorbidities 11.00 COPD and comorbidities •Comorbidities associated with COPD: what is the link •Does treatment of COPD reduce comorbidities or is it the other way round? •Current evidences/studies John Hurst, Senior Clinical Lecturer, UCL 11.40 Anxiety and depression in COPD •Impact on patient’s life and healthcare utilisation •Overlapping symptoms: challenges in identifying anxiety and depression in COPD patients •Updates on the management of anxiety and depression - Psychological therapy - Pulmonary rehabilitation - Antidepressants drug therapy •Clinical tips to improve the patients well-being and adherence to treatment Abebaw Yohannes, Reader in Physiotherapy, Manchester Metropolitan University 12.10 Networking Lunch Managing Exacerbations 1.30 Challenges to modelling exacerbations in COPD using animal models •Overview of current animal models •Better understanding the mechanism of COPD •Including viruses and bacteria in animal models •How effective are these animal models? Carla Bauer, Investigator, Novartis 2.10 Morning and evening symptoms in COPD •How symptoms differs in the morning and evening and how it impacts on daily life •Are bronchodilators effective in relieving morning and evening symptoms? •What has the study revealed so far? Rosa Lamarca, Head of Clinical Statistics, Almirall 2.50 An innovative and new inhaler for COPD patients •A new treatment option for COPD patients •Getting approval from the EMA for DuoResp Spiromax •Effectiveness of clinical trials •How does the new inhaler work Ewan Walters, Medical Director, Teva 3.20 Afternoon Tea Clinical Trial Designs 3.50 Importance of biomarker in COPD •Recent study data highlighting the status of biomarker research in COPD will be presented and put in context of their relevance for drug development programs, companion diagnostics development and clinical utility. Lessons learned from other lung disorders will be discussed •COPD biomarkers data from recent studies •Importance of biomarkers in disease management, drug development and personalised medicine Thomas Schlange, Senior Biomarker Expert, Bayer 4.30 COPD phenotyping: the future of COPD •What do we mean by COPD phenotypes? •How phenotyping COPD patients can help in effective treatment •Identifying new drug targets and new end points for clinical trials Massimo Pistolesi, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Florence 5.10 Chairman's Closing Remarks and Close of Day One Randox Laboratories is a global diagnostic company with a product range, including clinical chemistry analysers and reagents, quality controls, life sciences and now, molecular diagnostics (MDx), all available on our biochip array technology. These multiplex arrays provide diagnostic, prognostic and predictive solutions for a variety of conditions, including respiratory tract infections. Sponsored by SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES SMi offer sponsorship, exhibition, advertising and branding packages, uniquely tailored to complement your company’s marketing strategy. Prime networking opportunities exist to entertain, enhance and expand your client base within the context of an independent discussion specific to your industry. Should you wish to join the increasing number of companies benefiting from sponsoring our conferences please call: Alia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6168 or email:
  3. 3. Supported by x your registration to +44 (0)870 9090 712 or call +44 (0)870 9090 711 Day Two | Tuesday 21st October 8.30 Registration & Coffee 9.00 Chairman's Opening Remarks John Hurst, Senior Clinical Lecturer, UCL Patient Care 9.10 Lung disease from the other side – patient and caregiver •Our story…the oblivious years, the diagnosis, the deterioration and the transplant •The caregiver…no one ever plans for a life put on hold •Reducing exacerbations... the vital roles of guidance and compliance •Lack of awareness... the monster that we are all fighting Jim & Mary Nelson, Patient, Caregiver, Representatives of COPD Foundation and EFFORTS Online Support Group Challenges in Drug Development 9.50 RPL554 in COPD clinical/pre-clinical trials •Update on the clinical trials process •Operational challenges faced in clinical trials •Results obtained so far •The future of RPL554 Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO, Verona Pharma 10.30 Morning Coffee 11.00 Prevalence of bx in COPD •Mechanisms •Differences in antibiotic guidelines •Recommendations •Pseudomonas aeruginosa Robert Wilson, Consultant Physician Lung Division, Royal Brompton Hospital 11.40 An immunological role for non-neuronal cholinergic signalling via muscarinic receptors •Tiotropium and muscarinic receptor 3 (M3R) in COPD •Non-neuronal cholinergic signalling and M3R •Lack of M3R impairs immune responses in Th1 and Th2 •Implications for treatment and possible drug targets Corinna Schnoeller, Research Associate, Imperial College London 12.20 Networking Lunch 1.30 New pathways for COPD •What does the future hold for COPD in terms of treatment and new compound development? •Detecting COPD in patients earlier •Challenges and opportunities Matthew Catley, Team Leader RIA, AstraZeneca Patient Care 2.10 Telehealth – experience of service delivery in COPD •Recruitment of patients and criteria used •Triage of alerts and case management •Patient experience •Benefits of telehealth in COPD Lawrence Gora, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Medvivo 2.50 Afternoon Tea 3.20 Comprehensive COPD Management through novel IT solutions •myCOPD: a new web based patient system •Integration of IT in standard care •Future applications of patient reported systems Simon Bourne, Director, HealthQuest Solutions Mal North, Senior Project Manager, HealthQuest Solutions 4.00 Effective COPD Education Programs: Empowered Patients are healthier patients •The growing importance of outpatient COPD education •Challenges in proving efficacy •Best practices for effective education Mike Hess, Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Education Services, USA 4.40 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two PART 1 A patient's perspective PART 2 Official Media Partners
  4. 4. HALF-DAY POST-CONFERENCE AM WORKSHOP Wednesday 22nd October 2014 8.30am – 12.30pm Holiday Inn Regents Park, London, UK Solutions to COPD In association with Workshop Leader: Annie Barr, Clinical Director, Annie Barr Associates & Sarah Jones, Nurse Consultant, Annie Barr Associates Overview of Workshop: This workshop is an introduction to COPD and current best practice. We will discuss signs & symptoms; we will compare COPD and Asthma and review diagnosis. Delegates attending the workshop will have an overview of Spirometry and therapeutic management covering management and prevention of exacerbations in Primary Care. Why you should attend: This workshop will provide a theoretical understanding of COPD and include a practical element. It will be suitable for Nurses, Practice Nurses, District Nurses and Nurses specializing in Respiratory Care. Programme 8.30 Registration and coffee 9.00 Opening remarks 9.10 Session 1 Introduction – Frameworks and Guidelines 9.50 Session 2 Asthma and COPD – The difference 10.30 Coffee break 11.00 Session 3 Spirometry and Diagnosis 11.40 Session 4 Therapeutic Management 12.20 Closing remarks 12.30 End of workshop About the workshop hosts Annie Barr MA BSc Hons RGN ANP INP PGcert (Executive Coaching) Annie has worked in healthcare since 1982, when she qualified as a registered nurse. During her time in the NHS, she mainly worked in NHS Borders, Newcastle Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Primary Care Trust, and Northumberland Care Trust developing a passion for training. She gained a Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice Nursing and a Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching. With her substantial clinical and operational experience and skills in mentoring training and lecturing, Annie is able to bring an invaluable insight into all areas of healthcare. Her range of skills and interests are reflected in the organisations she is affiliated to. These include: OCN Credit4 Learning, Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), Kings Fund, Nursing Midwifery Council, Nurse Practitioner Network (NPUK), United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI), Case Management Society (CMSUK), British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM), Federation of Small Businesses(FSB) and the Institute of Directors (IOD). Annie was the clinical lead for the Department of Health Integrated Cancer Care Programme, which was published in 2007. Annie Barr has a broad range of knowledge of the healthcare system in the UK and the contemporary issues facing the NHS currently. Annie Barr Associates have won many awards for export and entrepreneurial actives in the UK. Annie is now also on the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) North Faculty Board. Sarah Jones BSc Hons DipHE RN FRSPH Sarah is a registered nurse. After qualifying in 2004, Sarah worked in a variety of primary care settings in North London including urgent care, district and practice nursing. Sarah’s areas of interest included wound managements, asthma care and travel health. In 2007 Sarah was accepted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health. Sarah then moved into Occupational Health and has specialised in this field. In 2012 Sarah was invited to be the Medical Service Manager for the Olympic and Paralympic ceremonies. In this role Sarah contributed to the successful delivery of all opening and closing ceremonies which was an exciting and challenging experience. Sarah has a Diploma in Adult Nursing, a BSc(Hons) in Clinical Nursing and is currently studying to be a Specialist Public Health Nurse in Occupational Health.
  5. 5. SMI'S PHARMACEUTICAL PORTFOLIO 2014 JUNE Biobanking 23 – 24 June 2014, London ADMET 30 June – 1 July 2014, London Peptides 30 June – 1 July 2014, London JULY Lyophilisation 7 – 8 July 2014, London BioNetworks 7 – 8 July 2014, London Allergies 9 – 10 July 2014, London Immunogenicity 14 – 15 July 2014, London SEPTEMBER Cancer Vaccines 15 - 16 September 2014, London Biosimilars and Biobetters 29 - 30 September 2014, London OCTOBER European Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement 13 - 14 October 2014, London Orphan Drugs 20 - 21 October 2014, London COPD: Novel Therapeutics and Management Strategies 20 - 21 October 2014, London Point of Care Diagnostics - Market Opportunities and Technology Trends 27 - 28 October 2014, London NOVEMBER Cell Based Assays 19 - 20 November 2014, London Clinical Trials in CNS 19 - 20 November 2014, London DECEMBER Cold Chain Distribution 2 - 3 December 2014, London Want to know how you can get involved? Interested in promoting your services to this market? Contact Teri Arri, SMi Marketing on +44 (0) 207 827 6162, or email:
  6. 6. FAX your booking form to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 PHONE on +44 (0) 870 9090 711 POST your booking form to: Events Team, SMi Group Ltd, 2nd Floor South, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0BS, UK COPD Conference: Monday 20th October & Tuesday 21st October 2014, Holiday Inn Regents Park Hotel, London, UK Workshops: Wednesday 22nd October 2014, London 4 WAYS TO REGISTER If you have any further queries please call the Events Team on tel +44 (0) 870 9090 711 or you can email Payment: If payment is not made at the time of booking, then an invoice will be issued and must be paid immediately and prior to the start of the event. If payment has not been received then credit card details will be requested and payment taken before entry to the event. Bookings within 7 days ofeventrequirepaymentonbooking.AccesstotheDocumentPortalwillnotbegivenuntilpayment has been received. Substitutions/Name Changes: If you are unable to attend you may nominate, in writing, another delegate to take your place at any time prior to the start of the event. Two or more delegates may not ‘share’ a place at an event. Please make separate bookings for each delegate. Cancellation: If you wish to cancel your attendance at an event and you are unable to send a substitute, then we will refund/credit 50% of the due fee less a £50 administration charge, providing that cancellation is made in writing and received at least 28 days prior to the start of the event. Regretfully cancellation after this time cannot be accepted. We will however provide the conferences documentation via the Document Portal to any delegate who has paid but is unable to attend for any reason. Due to the interactive nature of the Briefings we are not normally able to provide documentation in these circumstances. We cannot accept cancellations of orders placed for Documentation or the Document Portal as these are reproduced specifically to order. If we have to cancel the event for any reason, then we will make a full refund immediately, but disclaim any further liability. Alterations: It may become necessary for us to make alterations to the content, speakers, timing, venue or date of the event compared to the advertised programme. Data Protection: The SMi Group gathers personal data in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and we may use this to contact you by telephone, fax, post or email to tell you about other products and services. Unless you tick here □ we may also share your data with third parties offering complementary products or services. If you have any queries or want to update any of the data that we hold then please contact our Database Manager or visit our website quoting the URN as detailed above your address on the attached letter. Unique Reference Number Our Reference LVP-119 Terms and Conditions of Booking DELEGATE DETAILS Please complete fully and clearly in capital letters. Please photocopy for additional delegates. Title: Forename: Surname: Job Title: Department/Division: Company/Organisation: Email: Company VAT Number: Address: Town/City: Post/Zip Code: Country: Direct Tel: Direct Fax: Mobile: Switchboard: Signature: Date: I agree to be bound by SMi's Terms and Conditions of Booking. ACCOUNTS DEPT Title: Forename: Surname: Email: Address (if different from above): Town/City: Post/Zip Code: Country: Direct Tel: Direct Fax: VENUE Holiday Inn, Regents Park, Carburton Street, London, W1W 5EE □ Please contact me to book my hotel Alternatively call us on +44 (0) 870 9090 711, email: or fax +44 (0) 870 9090 712 □ Book by 30th June to receive £300 off the conference price □ Book by 18th July to receive £100 off the conference price EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Payment must be made to SMi Group Ltd, and received before the event, by one of the following methods quoting reference P-119 and the delegate’s name. Bookings made within 7 days of the event require payment on booking, methods of payment are below. Please indicate method of payment: □ UK BACS Sort Code 300009, Account 00936418 □ Wire Transfer Lloyds TSB Bank plc, 39 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8AU Swift (BIC): LOYDGB21013, Account 00936418 IBAN GB48 LOYD 3000 0900 9364 18 □ Cheque We can only accept Sterling cheques drawn on a UK bank. □ Credit Card □ Visa □ MasterCard □ American Express All credit card payments will be subject to standard credit card charges. Card No: □□□□ □□□□ □□□□ □□□□ Valid From □□/□□ Expiry Date □□/□□ CVV Number □□□□ 3 digit security on reverse of card, 4 digits for AMEX card Cardholder’s Name: Signature: Date: I agree to be bound by SMi's Terms and Conditions of Booking. Card Billing Address (If different from above): LIVE STREAMING/ON DEMAND/ DOCUMENTATION Unable to travel, but would like to watch the conference live, ask questions, participate as if you were in the room. Price Total □ Live Streaming £999.00 + VAT (UK) £1198.80 □ On demand £599.00 + VAT (UK) £718.80 (available 24 hours after the event) □ Access to the conference documentation on the Document Portal £499.00 + VAT £598.80 □ The Conference Presentations - paper copy £499.00 - £499.00 (or only £300 if ordered with the Document Portal) PAYMENT VAT VAT at 20% is charged on the attendance fees for all delegates. VAT is also charged on live Streaming, on Demand, Document portal and literature distribution for all UK customers and for those EU Customers not supplying a registration number for their own country here. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ CONFERENCE PRICES I would like to attend: (Please tick as appropriate) Fee Total □ Conference only £1499.00 +VAT £1798.80 □ Conference and Workshop £2098.00 +VAT £2517.60 □ Workshop only £599.00 +VAT £718.80 PROMOTIONAL LITERATURE DISTRIBUTION □ Distribution of your company’s promotional literature to all conference attendees £999.00 + VAT £1198.80 The conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, conference papers, and access to the Document Portal. Presentations that are available for download will be subject to distribution rights by speakers. Please note that some presentations may not be available for download. Access information for the document portal will be sent to the e-mail address provided during registration. Details are sent within 24 hours post conference.