Monthly Meetings of Previous Term

Monthly Meetings of Previous Term

Pharma Delegates conducts its meetings at noon on the third Wednesday of each month at the Tokyo American Club. Speakers have included Ministry officials, industry leaders in Japan and from overseas, science and technology experts, R&D executives, physicians, hospital pharmacists, HR specialists, CRO experts, academics, market researchers, industry analysts, economists, wholesalers and other entrepreneurs. Pharma Delegates conducts its meetings at noon on the third Wednesday of each month at the Tokyo American Club. Speakers have included Ministry officials, industry leaders in Japan and from overseas, science and technology experts, R&D executives, physicians, hospital pharmacists, HR specialists, CRO experts, academics, market researchers, industry analysts, economists, wholesalers and other entrepreneurs.

YEAR MONTH Title and Speaker
2017 September Speaker:  Ms. Tomoko Namba, Founder & Executive Chairman, DeNA Co., Ltd.]
 
Topic:   As an eternal venture, DeNA - Challenging for healthcare business -
2017 October

Speaker:  Prof. Hiromichi Kimura, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
      
Topic: How can we build up "Medical innovation ecosystem" in Japan?

2017 November

Special Seminar at Hotel Epnard Nasu

Theme : Japan Pharma Perspectives – Data Science, Bio-Ventures, and Big Pharma
Speaker: Prof. Hiroshi Tanaka, National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University Division of Biomedical Data Sciences

Title: Big Data and AI in Medicine and Drug Discovery

Speaker: Mr. Yoshihiro Arai, Solasia Pharma K.K., President and Chief Executive Officer, a Board Member (formerly, Amgen, Searle)
    
Title: Expectation and Challenge of Bio-venture

Speaker: Mr. Ichiro Umeda, President & CEO, Pfizer Japan Inc.,
  
Title: My Years with Pfizer

Q & A, Panel discussion
All speakers and Moderator
Moderator: Mr. William Hall, President, Ipsos Healthcare Japan.


2017 December Speaker: Ms. Mieko Hasegawa, Chairperson, The Japan Rheumatism Friendship
Association

Topic: Current Status of Rheumatoid Arthritis patientsMs. Mieko Hasegawa, The Japan Rheumatism Friendship Association “Current Status of Rheumatoid Arthritis patients”       
2018 January Speaker: Mr. Keizo Kakemi, Member, the House of Councillors. Former Senior Vice
Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Chairman, LDP Policy Board in the
House of Councillors. Chairman, Special Mission Committee in Global
Health Strategy, LDP

Topic: Asia Health and Human Well-Being Initiative
2018 February Speaker:   Mr. Alan Thomas, Director, Thought Leadership, IQVIA
Topic:  Japan Pharma Market Review – Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing
Market, and Outlook to 2022
2018 March Speaker:   Dr. Tatsuya Kondo, MD, PhD. Chief Executive, PMDA  
Topic:  Data Science and Regulatory Science
2018 April Speaker:   Mr. Shinichi Torii, Ph.D., President and Representative Director, 
Topic:  Antibody agent, Aducanumab, for Alzheimer’s disease and A first Antisense Oligonucleotide (ASO) therapy, Nusinersen, for SMA
2018 May Speaker:   Mr. Leigh Farrell, PhD, Senior Vice President Commercial, CERTARA
Topic:  Integrated Drug Development Strategy: the nexus to value-based pricing.
2018 June 36th Healthcare Seminar
“Connected Health”

Speaker: Mr. Kazumi Nishikawa, Director, Health Industries Division, Commerce & Service Industry Policy Group, METI

Topic: Healthcare Innovation in Well Aging Society

Speaker: Mr. Naoki Inoue, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Products, AccentureJapan Ltd.

Topic: Healthcare Disrupted
Speaker: Mr. William Hall, President, Ipsos Healthcare Japan

Topic: Perceptions and Usage of Connected Health: Japan in a Comparative Context
Speaker: Mr. Hidehito Kotani, CEO, CTO, PHC Corporation

Topic: From Volume to Value based medicine. What connected health can do for society
Speaker: Dr. David Albagli, Legal Partner, White & Case Law Offices LLC

Topic: Digital health care: Legal trends, risks, and opportunities
Speaker: Dr. Shinsuke Muto, President, You Home Clinic

Topic: Online medicine, emerging healthcare innovation in Japan Panel Discussion with Speakers and Audience Participation

All speakers
Moderator: Mr. William Hall
JA