Fifth Annual Strategic Resource Management: The Key to Increasing R&D Productivity Nov (27-28)
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
Fifth Annual Strategic Resource Management: The Key to Increasing R&D Productivity
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Loews Philadelphia Hotel 

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, November 27, 2007
08:00:00 Workshop Registration and Morning Coffee (08:00-08:30)
08:30:00 PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Part 1: Laboratory Asset Management -Maximizing Your Investment in Laboratory Equipment (08:30-10:00) Walter Faraci, Jack Parker, Michael Pirone
08:30:00 PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: Laboratory Asset Management -Maximizing Your Investment in Laboratory Equipment (08:30-11:30) Jack Parker, Michael Pirone, Walter Faraci
10:00:00 PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Part 2: Networking Coffee Break (10:00-10:30)
10:30:00 PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Part 2: Laboratory Asset Management -Maximizing Your Investment in Laboratory Equipment (10:30-11:30) Michael Pirone, Walter Faraci, Jack Parker
11:30:00 Close of Workshop and Main Conference Registration and Strategic Solutions Presentations (11:30-11:45)
11:45:00 Luncheon Workshop Presentation (11:45-13:00) Mark Schindler
13:00:00 Organizer’s Welcoming Remarks (13:00-13:05) Micah Lieberman
13:05:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks (13:03-13:15)
13:15:00 Meeting the Demands of Today’s R&D Environment (13:15-14:00) Robin G. Foldesy
14:00:00 Applying Lean Thinking and Six Sigma to Improve Process and Productivity in an R&D Organization (14:00-14:45) Larry Radowski
14:45:00 Networking Refreshment Break (14:45-15:15)
15:15:00 Implementing the Learn and Confirm Development Paradigm at Wyeth (15:15-16:00) Matt Bell
16:00:00 Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation to Assess the Resource Impact of Strategic Investment Opportunities (16:00-16:45) Matt Hendricks
16:45:00 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS Table 5: Successfully Implementing an Enterprise-Wide Project and Resource Management System (16:45-18:00) Kim Pham
16:45:00 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS TABLE 1: Optimizing Portfolio Value through Back-Up and Follow-Up Strategies (16:45-18:00) James F. Resch
16:45:00 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS TABLE 3: The Challenges in Creating and Managing Sustainable Portfolio Value (16:45-18:00) Rick Bayney
16:45:00 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS TABLE 2: What are the Core Elements of an Effective Dashboard? (16:45-18:00) David F. Townson
16:45:00 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS TABLE 4: Does Project and Portfolio Prioritization Really Lead to Value Creation? (16:45-18:00) Suzanne K. Brown
18:00:00 Networking Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
07:45:00 Breakfast Technology Workshop (07:45-08:15) Michael Kubica
08:15:00 Chairperson’s Remarks (08:15-08:30)
08:30:00 Roundtable Synopsis and Findings (08:30-09:00)
09:00:00 CASE STUDY: Building Partnerships between Project Management, Resource Management, Functional Management, and Finance (09:00-09:45) CASE STUDY Ellen F. Ridge
09:45:00 Establishing Service Level Agreements to Drive Resource Optimization and Forecasting (09:45-10:30) David F. Townson
10:30:00 Networking Coffee Break (10:30-11:00)
11:00:00 Developing Harmonized Resource and Costs Management Processes and Tools (11:00-11:45) Robin Myers, Jaya Pal
11:45:00 INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: Creating a Process to Successfully Transfer Internal and External Resources among Projects (11:45-12:30) Ellen F. Ridge, Matt Hendricks, Robin G. Foldesy, Robin Myers
12:30:00 Hosted Luncheon and Presentation: Emphasizing the “Strategic” in Strategic Portfolio Management (12:30-14:00) Richard Sonnenblick
14:00:00 BRIDGING PLENARY SESSION: Pfizer’s Approach to Portfolio Management: Integrating Value into Portfolio Decision Making (14:00-14:45) Lori S. Shafner
14:00:00 BRIDGING PLENARY SESSION: Portfolio Management Challenges and the Lessons from Different Approaches (14:00-14:45) Jeff Hewitt
15:30:00 BRIDGING PLENARY SESSION: Networking Refreshment Break (15:30-16:00)
16:00:00 BRIDGING PLENARY SESSION: The Critical Role of Program Leaders in Ensuring Optimum Portfolio and Resource Management (16:00-16:45) Richard J Heaslip
16:45:00 BRIDGING PLENARY SESSION: CASE STUDY: Integration of Resource Capacity Management and Decision Analysis into the Portfolio Decision Process (16:45-17:30) Suzanne K. Brown
17:30:00 Close of Strategic Resource Management Executive Forum
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