2016 Program

Sun, 11/13

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Mon, 11/14

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
  • Margaret Anderson
    Executive Director, FasterCures
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Time=Lives Talk - Pushing for Change is Personal
  • Eleanor Perfetto
    Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, National Health Council
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Plenary - More than a Seat at the Table: Creating a Culture of Patient Engagement
  • Freda Lewis-Hall
    Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer

  • Deborah Brooks
    Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chairman, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
  • Julie Fleshman
    President and CEO, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • Julie Gerberding
    Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer, Merck & Co, Inc.
  • Adrian Hernandez
    Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Kathryn O'Callaghan
    Acting Assistant Director, Strategic Programs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Panel - Mixing Policy and Politics: Opportunities and Challenges for our President-Elect
  • Dan Diamond
    Author, Politico Pulse

  • Tanisha Carino
    Vice President, U.S. Public Policy, GSK
  • Kay Holcombe
    Senior Vice President, Science Policy, Biotechnology Innovation Organization
  • Dora Hughes
    Senior Policy Advisor, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Andrew von Eschenbach
    President, Samaritan Health Initiatives Inc.; former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; former Director, National Cancer Institute; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute
  • Keith Yamamoto
    Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy; Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine; Professor, Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco
Rapid-Fire Panel - From Avalanche to Aha! Successes in Collecting Patient Data for Research
  • Kristin Schneeman
    Director, Programs, FasterCures

  • Gina Agiostratidou
    T1D Program Director, Helmsley Charitable Trust
  • Ray Dorsey
    David M. Levy Professor, Neurology; Director, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Joel Dudley
    Director, Next Generation Healthcare Institute, Associate Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai
  • Noga Leviner
    Co-Founder and CEO, PicnicHealth
  • Sally Okun
    Vice President for Advocacy, Policy and Patient Safety, PatientsLikeMe
Workshop - Challenge Accepted: Understanding How Data Shape Medical Research
  • John Wilbanks
    Chief Commons Officer, Sage Bionetworks

  • Russ Altman
    Professor, Bioengineering, Genetics and Medicine; Former Chair, Bioengineering, Stanford University
  • Leslie Fine
    Vice President, Data and Analytics, Salesforce
  • Rachel Kalmar
    Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
  • Lisa Simms Booth
    Director, External Affairs and Operations, FasterCures
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
P4C Unplugged - Dealing with Megawatt Scientists: Big Talkers, Control Freaks and Demigods
  • Luke Timmerman
    Founder and Editor, Timmerman Report

  • Francis Collins
    Director, National Institutes of Health
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Plenary - Making Waves: Trends and Technologies Transforming Health and Research
  • Aneesh Chopra
    Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Hunch Analytics

  • Larry Gold
    Chairman and Founder, SomaLogic
  • Dan Mendelson
    President, Avalere Health
  • Catherine Oyler
    Vice President, Strategy and External Innovation, Janssen Research and Development, Johnson & Johnson
  • Claudia Williams
    Senior Advisor, Health Technology and Innovation, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Panel - Backing the Next Breakthrough: New Models for Investing in Biomedicine
  • Court Coursey
    Managing Partner, TomorrowVentures

  • Aron Betru
    Managing Director, Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute
  • Lindy Fishburne
    Founder, Breakout Labs, Thiel Foundation; Managing Partner, Breakout Ventures
  • Peter Schultz
    CEO, The Scripps Research Institute; President, California Institute for Biomedical Research
  • David Steinberg
    Chief Innovation Officer, PureTech
Rapid-Fire Panel - Tools of Engagement: How Patient-Centricity Can Advance Product Development
  • Karen Rogers
    Associate Director, Communications, FasterCures

  • Pamela Bradt
    Executive Medical Director for Urology, Astellas
  • Ron Cohen
    President and CEO, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.; Chair, Biotechnology Innovation Organization
  • Bradford Hirsch
    Senior Medical Director, Flatiron Health
  • Kim McCleary
    Managing Director, FasterCures
  • Suzanne Schrandt
    Director, Patient Engagement, Arthritis Foundation
Workshop - Who Tells Their Story? Determining Value from the Patient Perspective
  • Josh Seidman
    Senior Vice President, Avalere Health

  • Leslie Kelly Hall
    Senior Vice President, Policy, Healthwise
  • Madeleine Konig
    Senior Policy Analyst, American Heart Association
  • Jean Moody-Williams
    Deputy Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Martin Zagari
    Vice President, Global Health Economics, Amgen
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tue, 11/15

7:00 AM – 12:15 PM
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
  • Samantha Mayberry
    Senior Associate, Programs, FasterCures
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Time=Lives Talk - Optimistically Approaching the Abyss
  • Janet Sollod
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Plenary - New Frontiers in Preventive Medicine: From Faster Cures to Faster Health
  • Margaret Anderson
    Executive Director, FasterCures

  • Kelly Close
    Founder, The diaTribe Foundation; President, Close Concerns
  • Esther Dyson
    Founder, Way to Wellville
  • Michael Milken
    Chairman, Milken Institute; Founder, FasterCures
  • Lloyd Minor
    Dean, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Joe Selby
    Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Panel – Adaptive Trials, Platform Trials, Master Protocols and Beyond: Pathways to Transformation - or Not?
  • Anna Barker
    Professor and Director, Transformative Healthcare Networks; Co-Director, Complex Adaptive Systems Network, Arizona State University; Senior Fellow, FasterCures

  • Brian Alexander
    Disease Center Lead, Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Jeff Allen
    President and CEO, Friends of Cancer Research
  • Donald Berry
    Professor, Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Lisa LaVange
    Director, Office of Biostatistics, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Ronit Simantov
    Vice President, Global Medical Affairs, Pfizer Oncology
Panel - R&D Remodel: Building Trust and Changing the Culture in Research
  • Kathy Hudson
    Deputy Director for Science, Outreach, and Policy, National Institutes of Health

  • Jason Bobe
    Executive Director, PersonalGenomes.org; Associate Professor and Director, Sharing Lab, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Matthias Evers
    Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Allan Jones
    CEO, Allen Institute
  • Richard Pops
    Chairman and CEO, Alkermes
  • Kaitlin Thaney
    Director, Mozilla Leadership Networks
Workshop - Patients in the Driver's Seat: Precision Medicine and Direct-to-Patient R&D
  • Claudia Williams
    Senior Advisor, Health Technology and Innovation, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

  • Elizabeth Cohn
    Associate Director, Community Engagement Core Resource, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Columbia University
  • Stephanie Devaney
    Project Manager, Precision Medicine Initiative, National Institutes of Health
  • Kathy Giusti
    Founder, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation; Faculty Co-Chair, Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator
  • Juergen Klenk
    Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Alexandra Pelletier
    Former Presidential Innovation Fellow, White House
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
  • Richard Ditizio
    President and Chief Operating Officer, Milken Institute
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
P4C Unplugged - Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons from Decades of Venture Philanthropy Leadership
  • Margaret Anderson
    Executive Director, FasterCures

  • Robert Beall
    Former President and CEO, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Plenary - Big Science: Does More Mean a Better Future?
  • Francis Collins
    Director, National Institutes of Health

  • Atul Butte
    Director, Institute of Computational Health Sciences, and Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
  • Robert Califf
    Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Kafui Dzirasa
    Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Psychiatric Neuroengineering; Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center
  • Greg Simon
    Executive Director of the Cancer Moonshot Taskforce, Office of the Vice President, The White House
  • Sonia Vallabh
    Co-Founder, Prion Alliance; Researcher, Broad Institute