PMSA 2022 Fall Symposium



October 27 – 28, 2022, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
Join us in October at the 2022 PMSA Fall Symposium to gain valuable insights and tools to navigate the evolution of our discipline and stay ahead of the curve! This year's Symposium will focus on Forecasting and Predictive Analytics. Please review the agenda below for details on sessions.
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Symposium Agenda

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2022

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Open & Welcome

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM Oncology Market Dynamics and Forecasting
Razek Karnoub, Director, Axtria
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9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Improving Forecast Accuracy Using Probabilistic Simulation for Oncology Therapies
Anshuman Verma, Head of Access Analytics & Forecasting, Takeda Oncology
Arun Jain, Principal, ZS Associates
Arindam Ganguly, Senior Consultant (Forecasting), ZS Associates
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10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Networking Break

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS
A Machine Learning-based Algorithm for Identifying the Stage of Breast Cancer in the Electronic Health Records (EHR) from Optum’s De-identified Market Clarity Database

Vikash Verma, Associate Director, HEOR & Commercial Analytics, Optum Life Sciences (part of UnitedHealth Group)
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Risk Stratification for Acute Exacerbation of Asthma: An Analysis of All Payor Claims Data
Patryk Skowron, PhD, Data Scientist, Veeva Systems - Analytics
Andres Quintero, MD, MPH, MBA, Global Medical Affairs Director, Glucocorticoid Portfolio Lead, Pfizer
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11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Resource Allocation and Investment Optimization
John Lin, Senior Vice President, Practice Lead, Epsilon Data Management, Inc. A Publicis Groupe Company
Eleanor Tipa, PhD, Senior Vice President, Epsilon Data Management, Inc., A Publicis Groupe Company
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12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Unlocking Forward-looking Insight When Case Reporting Is Weak: Two Applied Case Studies

Lauren McKenzie, Data Analyst, BlueDot
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Efficient and Generalizable Model for Clinical Trial Cohort Selection
Bruce Ho, PhD, Chief Data Scientist, BigR.io
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2:00 PM – 2:45 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Leveraging Disease-based Communities to Help Estimate Condition Population Size in Support of a Brand Utilization Forecast

Ewa J. Kleczyk, PhD, Senior Vice President, Analytics & Data Operations, Target RWE
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Leveraging Predictive Insights and AI-Powered Analytics to Improve Commercial Effectiveness
Nick Pinero, Director, Analytics Solutions, Tellius
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2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Networking Break

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Navigating the Complexity of Forecasting in the Oncology Market
Shri Amrute, Director of Commercial Analytics, Indegene
Steven White, Forecasting Practice Lead, Research, Analytics and Insights , Indegene
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4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Fireside Chat
Mayank Misra, Takeda
Jerry Rosenblatt, Managing Partner, Foster Rosenblatt
Parijat Sharma, Principal, ZS Associates
Aayush Tandon, Director Head - US Forecasting, Novartis
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Reception




FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2022

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Using Conversational Analytics and Data to Simplify the Forecasting Process for Clinical Trials
Nirav Shah, Director, Real World Advanced Analytics & Data Science, BMS
Rahul Karkhanis, Commercial Analytics SME, WhizAI
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9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Data Curation: What You Need to Know to Shine
Jean Patrick Tsang, PhD & MBA (INSEAD), Bayser
Erle Davis MS, PMP, VP, Client Solutions, OncoHealth
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10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Networking Break
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Forecasting Uncertainty: Promotional and Market Access Drivers
Susheel Sukhtankar, Partner and Head of Commercial Analytics, Trinity Life Sciences
Adrian Watson, Director, Trinity Life Sciences
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11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Use of Monte-Carlo Simulations in Forecasting
Anuj Sharma, Assistant Vice President, Genpact
Amni Chandi, Manager, Genpact
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11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Close