2022 Agenda

Thursday - March 24, 2022

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

9:00 AM 9:15 AM

8:00 AM 8:15 AM

7:00 AM 7:15 AM

Welcome and Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Dustin Chernick, Director of Scientific Communications
Gilead Sciences

10:15 AM 11:00 AM

9:15 AM 10:00 AM

8:15 AM 9:00 AM

7:15 AM 8:00 AM

Keynote Address: State of the Profession and the Future of Publication Planning

  • Survey publication industry trends to prepare for post pandemic outcomes
  • Predict how the role of publications professional will continue to evolve
  • Explore the current issues before the medical and scientific publications industry to shape frameworks that address needs and advance the industry in a positive direction 

Kris Schuler, Senior Director, Publications Team Leader, Global Scientific Communications

Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group

11:00 AM 11:15 AM

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

9:00 AM 9:15 AM

8:00 AM 8:15 AM

Break

11:15 AM 12:00 PM

10:15 AM 11:00 AM

9:15 AM 10:00 AM

8:15 AM 9:00 AM

What's New for 2022: Preparing for Future Directions

  • Understand how upcoming innovations in good publications practice were developed
  • Discuss new developments in the field from multiple perspectives
  • Learn best practices for complying with April 2021 changes to the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) guidelines

 
Lisa DeTora, Associate Professor and Director of STEM Writing
Hofstra University

Leslie Citrome, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
New York Medical College
Editor Emeritus
International Journal of Clinical Practice

Shweta Rane, Global Medical Director
Biogen

12:00 PM 12:15 PM

11:00 AM 11:15 AM

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

9:00 AM 9:15 AM

Break

12:15 PM 1:00 PM

11:15 AM 12:00 PM

10:15 AM 11:00 AM

9:15 AM 10:00 AM

Best Practices for Inclusivity and Diversity in Clinical Trials

  • Explore integration of diverse patient data and perspectives into clinical development and data dissemination plans
  • Discuss how to best communicate with the patient community to drive the best and truly equitable results

Shweta Rane, Global Medical Director
Biogen

Lauren Deluca, Executive Director & Founding President
Chronic Illness Advocacy & Awareness Group

1:00 PM 1:30 PM

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

10:00 AM 10:30 AM

Lunch Break

1:30 PM 2:15 PM

12:30 PM 1:15 PM

11:30 AM 12:15 PM

10:30 AM 11:15 AM

Finding Consensus on Enriched Content and Plain Language Summaries (PLS)

  • Explore how publications enrichments and other developments in our field can be best applied to increase publication discoverability as well as a deeper understanding of the material
  • Survey perspectives on PLS, their usage, and how to avoid crossing the line into promotional material
  • Explore how to improve search functions and discoverability as well as construct metrics to measure reach of the article and PLS’s impact

Moderator:

Monica Ramchandani, Senior Director, Clinical Development, Medical Writing and Publications
Gilead Sciences

Panelists:

Kelly Soldavin, Senior Editor
Taylor & Francis

Kris Schuler, Senior Director, Publications Team Leader, Global Scientific Communications
Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group

Caroline Halford, Digital Publishing Manager
Springer Healthcare

2:15 PM 2:30 PM

1:15 PM 1:30 PM

12:15 PM 12:30 PM

11:15 AM 11:30 AM

Break

2:30 PM 3:15 PM

1:30 PM 2:15 PM

12:30 PM 1:15 PM

11:30 AM 12:15 PM

Seizing Opportunities Beyond Typical Medical Publications – Influencing without Authority

  • Discuss types of publications that are developed via data-generation functions that may not be in Medical Affairs/Clinical Development (ie, health economics and outcomes research [HEOR], real-world evidence [RWE], case studies, guidelines, registries, meta-analyses)
  • Explore challenges and where in the organization these types of publications reside (ie, who oversees the budget, timelines)
  • Learn best practices on how to work with internal and external colleagues on these types of publications

Moderator:
Donna Simcoe, Principal, Medical Publication Consultant
Simcoe Consultants

Panelists:
Charlotte Singh, Director, Cardiovascular/Established Products Publications Lead
Sanofi US

Ana Bozas, Director Medical Communications
Pear Therapeutics

3:15 PM 3:30 PM

2:15 PM 2:30 PM

1:15 PM 1:30 PM

12:15 PM 12:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM 4:15 PM

2:30 PM 3:15 PM

1:30 PM 2:15 PM

12:30 PM 1:15 PM

Authorship and Inclusivity

  • Ensure that the inclusivity, equity, and diversity in your clinical trials continues through the publication process, from authorship on down to data dissemination plans
  • Gain tactics to bring diversity across the publication process and gain equity and equality in representation from start to finish
  • Discuss next steps for policy development, transparency, and accessibility to enable transgender authors to correct their names in the published record

Moderator:
Sissy Easo-Joseph, Director, Scientific Communications, Migraine and Headache, Global Medical Affairs
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Panelists:
Chandra Abbott, Senior Director and Head, Scientific Communications and Operations- Medical Affairs
Biohaven Pharmaceuticals

Kerri Hebard-Massey, Associate Director
Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals

4:15 PM 4:20 PM

3:15 PM 3:20 PM

2:15 PM 2:20 PM

1:15 PM 1:20 PM

Chairperson’s Day One Summary Remarks and Lead Into Breakout Discussions

Dustin Chernick, Director of Scientific Communications
Gilead Sciences

4:20 PM 5:20 PM

3:20 PM 4:20 PM

2:20 PM 3:20 PM

1:20 PM 2:20 PM

Choose Your Own Adventure Breakouts

During this breakout session, turn your camera and mic on and join up to three, intimately sized discussion groups, facilitated by the day’s speakers. Address your unique concerns and network with peers and TIPPA presenters alike:

Facilitated Discussion Topics:

Breakout 1: The Future of Publication Planning
Payal Patel, Senior Director, Medical Communications and Medical Information
Genmab

Doug Wicks, Publication Lead, Specialty & Primary Care (S&PC) Publications
GlaxoSmithKline

Breakout 2: Best Practices for Inclusivity and Diversity in Clinical Trials
Shweta Rane, Global Medical Director
Biogen

Breakout 3: Finding Consensus on Enriched Content and PLS
Monica Ramchandani, Senior Director, Clinical Development, Medical Writing and Publications
Gilead Sciences

Breakout 4: Seizing Opportunities Beyond Typical Medical Publications – Influencing without Authority
Charlotte Singh, Director, Cardiovascular/Established Products Publications Lead
Sanofi US

Breakout 5: Authorship and Inclusivity
Chandra Abbott, Senior Director and Head, Scientific Communications and Operations- Medical Affairs
Biohaven Pharmaceuticals

Friday - March 25, 2022

10:00 AM 10:10 AM

9:00 AM 9:10 AM

8:00 AM 8:10 AM

7:00 AM 7:10 AM

Day Two Opening Remarks

Kelly Soldavin, Senior Editor
Taylor & Francis

10:10 AM 11:00 AM

9:10 AM 10:00 AM

8:10 AM 9:00 AM

7:10 AM 8:00 AM

Journal Editors’ Hot Topics Roundtable

  • Learn what truly makes a standout difference when editors are looking at manuscripts and why some papers get passed on
  • Pick up tips for better journal targeting, triaging, and planning directly from editors – and boost the likelihood of your paper getting published
  • Discuss the funding issue at the base of the open access opportunity, and address how to ensure a level playing field for academia, low to middle income countries, and others

Moderator:

Leslie Citrome, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
New York Medical College
Editor Emeritus
International Journal of Clinical Practice

Panelists:

Kelly Soldavin, Senior Editor
Taylor & Francis

Caroline Halford, Digital Publishing Manager
Springer Healthcare

Joanne Walker, Head of Publishing Solutions
Future Science Group

Hamish McDougall, Publishing Solutions Manager
SAGE Publishing

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

10:00 AM 10:30 AM

9:00 AM 9:30 AM

8:00 AM 8:30 AM

Considerations for Choosing a Journal

  • Balance the aspirations of the sponsor and external author
  • Spot and mitigate issues of highly curated journals and their spin-offs
  • Understand how predatory journals become more legitimate to gauge value behind the veneer

Leslie Citrome, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
New York Medical College
Editor Emeritus
International Journal of Clinical Practice

11:30 AM 11:45 AM

10:30 AM 10:45 AM

9:30 AM 9:45 AM

8:30 AM 8:45 AM

Break

11:45 AM 12:30 PM

10:45 AM 11:30 AM

9:45 AM 10:30 AM

8:45 AM 9:30 AM

Special Presentation: How to Live with the Robots

  • Discuss how to keep one pace ahead of artificial intelligence (AI) and prepare for change
  • With the publishing system primed for change, discuss how to prepare, and put AI to best use
  • Survey alternatives to the present state of scientific publication, to predict, shape, and prepare for the future

Olle Bergman, International Writing and Scientific Communications Expert
Bergmans Bokstäver AB

12:30 PM 12:45 PM

11:30 AM 11:45 AM

10:30 AM 10:45 AM

9:30 AM 9:45 AM

Break

12:45 PM 1:30 PM

11:45 AM 12:30 PM

10:45 AM 11:30 AM

9:45 AM 10:30 AM

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words – Infographics

  • Gain best practices and considerations around including and formulating infographics
  • Ensure that adding infographics to manuscript generates an extra dimension for deeper understanding and for broader audience reach
  • Learn how best to clarify what the findings mean with 1000 times more impact than words
  • Present data in a format that is easy to understand and not “dumbed down”

Jamie Weiss, Senior Director, Scientific Programs
Prilenia

1:30 PM 2:00 PM

12:30 PM 1:00 PM

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

Lunch Break

2:00 PM 2:45 PM

1:00 PM 1:45 PM

12:00 PM 12:45 PM

11:00 AM 11:45 AM

New Technologies, Social Media, and Navigation of the Digital World

  • Assess where various groups of professionals get their information, how that’s changed, and the implications of the trajectory
  • Discuss the evolution of where and how HCPs access and process information across generations to guide your plan and budget
  • Learn best practices for integrating social media metrics and what the FDA guidance regarding who posts

Moderator:
John Smith, Director, Scientific Communications, Solid Tumor Oncology
Janssen

Panelists:
Beth Carlton Tohill, Clinical Science Liaison
WL Gore & Associates

Andrew Ray, Medical Writer
Biosplice Therapeutics

Megan Weigel, Publication Advisor Specialist
Bristol Myers Squibb

2:45 PM 3:00 PM

1:45 PM 2:00 PM

12:45 PM 1:00 PM

11:45 AM 12:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

2:00 PM 2:45 PM

1:00 PM 1:45 PM

12:00 PM 12:45 PM

Putting Preprint Servers on Trial

  • Weigh the costs and benefits of posting and sharing data ahead of publication
  • With news media having access to studies ahead of peer review, ideate methods to establish consistency in transparency when publishing on preprint servers
  • Identify best times and uses for preprint server and begin to shape guidance

Andrew Ray, Medical Writer
Biosplice Therapeutics

Dustin Chernick, Director of Scientific Communications
Gilead Sciences

Laura Dormer, Editorial Director
Future Science Group

3:45 PM 3:50 PM

2:45 PM 2:50 PM

1:45 PM 1:50 PM

12:45 PM 12:50 PM

Chairperson’s Conference Summary Remarks and Lead Into Breakout Discussions

Kelly Soldavin, Senior Editor
Taylor & Francis

3:50 PM 4:30 PM

2:50 PM 3:30 PM

1:50 PM 2:30 PM

12:50 PM 1:30 PM

Choose Your Own Adventure Breakouts

During this breakout session, turn your camera and mic on and join up to two, intimately sized discussion groups, facilitated by the day’s speakers. Address your unique concerns and network with peers and TIPPA presenters alike: 

Facilitated Discussion Topics:

Breakout 1: Ask the Editor (rotating facilitators:)
Leslie Citrome, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
New York Medical College
Editor Emeritus
International Journal of Clinical Practice

Caroline Halford, Digital Publishing Manager
Springer Healthcare

Breakout 2: AI and Publication Planning
Olle Bergman, International Writing and Scientific Communications Expert
Bergmans Bokstäver AB

Breakout 3: Infographics Best Practices
Jamie Weiss, Senior Director, Scientific Programs
Prilenia

Breakout 4: New Technologies and Social Media
Beth Carlton Tohill, Clinical Science Liaison
WL Gore & Associates

Breakout 5: Putting Preprint Servers on Trial
Dustin Chernick, Director of Scientific Communications
Gilead Sciences

 

4:30 PM 4:30 PM

3:30 PM 3:30 PM

2:30 PM 2:30 PM

1:30 PM 1:30 PM

Conference Concludes