Qlik Analytics Summit for Life Sciences
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About the Event

With the acceleration of digital transformation across the Life Sciences industry, it is an imperative for leading companies to use data to enable smarter interactions with the HCP, improve time-to-market, and ultimately drive better patient outcomes. Data Literacy is a key pillar of this strategy. By being data literate, having access to the right data mixed with the right analytics strategies, Life Sciences organizations are delivering analytics that give all stakeholders the right information and context to make smarter decisions at every step. In short, they lead with data.

Learn how Qlik is at the forefront of 3rd Generation of Business Intelligence, leveraging AI to drive data literacy across organizations, from the edge to the point of decision.

Discover how Qlik is leading the industry by offering the only end-to-end data integration and analytics solution in the industry. Qlik quickly transforms all your raw data into easily accessible, analytics-ready information and deliver game-changing insights with a one-of-a-kind, modern data and analytics platform.

Who Should Attend

This one-day summit is packed with topics and perspectives for Life Sciences executives. Our agenda has valuable presentations that are relevant for all these departments

  • Commercial – Sales & Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • Clinical Operations
  • R&D
  • Medical Affairs
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Regulatory and Compliance

Date: September 24, 2019
Time: 8:45 AM - 5:30 PM (Registration opens at 8:00 AM)

Venue: Princeton Marriott at Forrestal,
100 College Road East, Princeton,
New Jersey 08540
Cost: Free to attend, but space is limited

Register here

Why Attend?

Spend the day with Qlik, along with top leaders in Life Sciences, on Tuesday, September 24th at Qlik’s inaugural Analytics Summit for Life Sciences, where you will:

  • Hear from Qlik CEO, Mike Capone, on how Qlik’s recent acquisitions of Attunity, Crunch Data and Podium Data (now Qlik Catalyst) have changed the game by extending Qlik’s enterprise data integration capabilities through cross-platform data streaming, automated delivery of analytic ready data sets, and ultimately providing conversational, natural language interaction with the data for the end user

  • Learn from other leading Life Sciences organizations, such as Merck and GlaxoSmithKline, of their Qlik journeys and how to lead with data

  • Understand how Qlik is at the forefront of 3rd Generation of BI in leveraging AI to drive data literacy and enrich your business decisions across the enterprise

  • Meet Qlik partner, SDG Group, one of the world’s leading and fastest growing Analytics Consulting firms. SDG Group offers in-depth analytics expertise and works with clients to empower their business strategy to become successful data-driven enterprises.

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Time Description
General Session
8:00 – 8:45am Arrival and Registration

8:45 – 9:30am
Qlik Keynote: Data Platform Strategy & Vision
Mike Capone, CEO - Qlik & Jesse Cugliotta, Director of Life Sciences - Qlik

Hear Qlik’s vision for supporting your full data strategy—from raw data to insights. Learn how you can leverage the latest technology to make your data strategy come to life, and see live demonstrations of the latest and greatest product releases.

9:30 – 10:00am
Leveraging Analytics to Ensure Safer Childbirth for Women and Newborns Everywhere 
Anna Cecilia Frellsen, CEO - Maternity Foundation

More information coming soon.

10:00 – 10:30am
Optimize Data Delivery & Accelerate Insights with a Modern Approach to Data Strategy & Analytics 
Chris Ferrara, General Manager and Dave McMahon, Executive Manager - SDG Group

As the Life Sciences industry continues to change and business users across the organization grow to rely on data as the basis for their decisions, it’s more critical than ever that organizations consider new ways to capture, store and consume information quickly.  During this session, SDG Group will discuss the latest industry trends, demonstrate innovation in AI, and present a modern Data Strategy that organizations need to quickly unlock the value from data, accelerate decision-making and improve competitiveness in this changing landscape. 

10:30 – 10:50am Break

More information coming soon.

10:50 – 11:35am
Accelerate Complex Problem Solving 
Bob Herdzik, Director, Data Analytics, Supply Chain Mgmt - Merck & Co

More information coming soon.

11:35 – 12:15pm
Optimizing Analytics Consumption via Augmented Intelligence & Cognitive Understanding 
Vinay Kapoor, Director of Product Management - Qlik 

More information coming soon.

12:15 - 1:30pm

1:30 – 2:15pm
Customer Presentation: GlaxoSmithKline
Rafael Alfonso, Senior Director Value Evidence and Outcomes, Scientific Lead - Americas, GlaxoSmithKline 

More information coming soon.

2:15 – 3:00pm
Machine Learning & Qlik to Drive Marketing Optimization
Suzanne Sullivan, Executive Director, US Oncology, Strategic Data & Digital -  Novartis

More information coming soon.

3:00 – 3:20pm

3:20 – 3:50pm
From Reactive to Proactive - How GSK Optimized Contract Mgmt with Analytics
Clark Sehon, Sr. Director, Strategic Resourcing & Analytics - GlaxoSmithKline

More information coming soon.

3:50 – 4:30pm
Enabling True Business Agility through Analytics
Logaraj “Raj” Kanthasamy, Director of BI - Insmed

More information coming soon.

4:30 – 5:30pm
Happy Hour!


Mike Capone
CEO, Qlik
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Vinay Kapoor 
Director of Product Management, Qlik
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Bob Herdzik  
Director Data and Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Merck Manufacturing Division
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Jesse Cugliotta
Director of Industry Solutions for Life Sciences, Qlik
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Chris Ferrara
General Manager, SDG Group USA
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Dave McMahon
Executive Manager, SDG Group
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Anna Frellsen 
CEO, Maternity Foundation
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Rafael Alfonso 
Senior Director Value Evidence and Outcomes, Scientific Lead - Americas
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Suzanne Sullivan 
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Logaraj Kanthasamy
Director of BI, Insmed
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Is there a cost to attend?

The Life Science Analytics Summit is complimentary to attend.

Do I need to pre-register for this event?

Yes, we request that you register in advance so we can accurately plan for all of our guests attending.

What is the dress code for this event?

Business casual.

Will any food and beverages be provided during this event?

Continental Breakfast, lunch, and snacks at breaks and during cocktail hour will be provided.

What if I have any dietary or ADA requirements?

For dietary restrictions, questions about accessibility, please contact Renee Gentile.

Will the presentations be available after the event?

Some presentations will be available post-event and will be communicated to those who attended.

Can I bring someone with me to this event?

Yes, we encourage you to bring your colleagues. Please have them register in advance. 

Where will the event take place?

Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

What is the venue address?

100 College Road East, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Still have questions?

Contact us at Renee Gentile or call (610) 994-5876.

Questions? Contact [email protected]