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  • Life sciences companies need to make better use of the insights that real world data (RWD) can provide in order to improve market access, sales and market growth strategies – and ultimately to improve the applicability of new and existing therapeutics for patients. Insights come not just from the multiple sources of RWD available, but from advanced analytics that highlight the effectiveness of a treatment by geographic area, and link healthcare providers, institutions and patients to relevant and meaningful outcomes.

    This one-hour event will take a hands-on approach – detailing how insights derived from RWD (and collaboratively with other sources) are enabling all elements of the life science industry to do things better.

    Insights experts Robin Munro and Christian Marcazzo will deliver case studies on how RWD can help life science companies in:

    Sales and Marketing – incorporate RWD and evidence into segmentation, targeting, and engagement of physicians and institutions
    Commercial Effectiveness – measure commercial campaigns, and demonstrate the impact to the healthcare system
    Medical Affairs – find and engage medical education prospects and target appropriate healthcare authorities, healthcare professionals and payers, to improve quality of care and outcomes
    Public Affairs and Market Access – develop qualitative and quantitative insights to design education, advocacy and access-related campaigns within the healthcare ecosystem

    The event will also give an exclusive look at what can be achieved from combining data sources – using Diabetes in England as a case study, Zephyr has implemented novel methods to demonstrate an evidence-based approach to improving information sharing within sales teams and to engaging accounts and payers. We explore how patient outcomes from RWD can add value to commercial strategy.
  • Cybersecurity is a mess. The number of guides, standards, laws, rules, and regulations grows every day, and most organisations don’t have the ability or the resources to handle the continuously changing (and expanding) set of requirement:

    In this webinar run jointly by (ISC)2 and Unified Compliance, you will learn

    · How to efficiently manage complex compliance requirements by creating customised control sets and compliance templates in seconds

    · What harmonisation of compliance across multiple regulations, standards & frameworks looks like—including Sarbanes Oxley to FFIEC, PCI, GLBA and HIPAA to CMS, NERC, NIST, and ISO among others

    · How to understand and clarify overlaps and conflicts between documents in your regulatory requirements

    · How to save time and eliminate duplicate efforts by asserting compliance across multiple authority documents simultaneously

    Taking this new approach will save organisations considerable time, effort, and resources when it comes to audit and cybersecurity compliance. More importantly, this will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their overall Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance programs.
  • It is often through hindsight that the value of a Board decision is judged. Years, even months after, both those affected by a decision and those who took it will sometimes ask, “Who decided that?”

    There are many factors that play into a good Board decision, including the quality of Board paper, the range of options, the quality of debate, effective challenge, corporate perspective, understanding of the context, and the ability of the Chair to effectively steer discussion and move to a decision. Boards make many fewer decisions than they think they do. In observing a Board meeting, held over 7 hours with over 650 pages of papers, there was not one paper for decision.

    This Webinar will delve into decision making as one of the key roles of the Board. We’ll look at the four levels of Board engagement in decision making: rubber stamping, probing and questioning, setting strategic direction, and shadowing. For each level we’ll explore what it means for the Board and the organisation it directs. We’ll also consider a range of related factors that influence decision making:

    • Best practice in Board papers
    • Strategic versus operational focus
    • The roles of board members
    • Corporate versus functional perspective

    We’ll use a range of models to explore Board decision making, and will draw on experience from across the NHS and beyond.

    John Deffenbaugh, a director of Frontline and an NHS non-executive director, will host this Webinar.
  • Securing change in employee behaviour, to ensure compliance with organisational policy and to reduce risk to an organisation, relies on employees making a discretionary effort with a positive security outcome. How can security leaders secure not just employee awareness but most importantly positive security behaviours to support embedding security into corporate culture?
    Moderator:
    Adrian Davis, MD (ISC)2 EMEA
    Speakers:
    Bruce Hallas, Founder, Analogies Project
    Lee Barney, Head of Information Security, Home Retail Group
  • The professional use of social media in healthcare is fast becoming the default way to share information ideas, support and expertise on a global scale. Join this webinar to go beyond the basics and learn how to make connecting work for you.
  • “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”
    - Andrew Grant
    Research suggests that if you were a juror you would make up your mind about the accused within approximately 7 seconds. That’s before you’ve even heard a shred of evidence, and then you’d spend the remainder of the trial looking for evidence to prove you’re right.
    Whilst in the workplace, you’re not on trial, people are continually assessing and evaluating you in the context of their own experience, albeit unconsciously most of the time, and you have to be able to flourish in those conditions.
    Although you can’t change what goes on in other people’s heads, you can choose to behave in ways that have a positive effect on the people around you, and as a consequence you can achieve more of what you want to get done.

    This session will:

    •help you discover how immersing yourself ‘in the moment’ gives you a clear head and allows you to perform at your best more of the time
    •explore how ‘being your authentic self’ is the most effortless route to maximising your impact
    •give you the opportunity to take away some fresh thinking and ideas that will help you to transform the impact that you have on others.
  • The Asia Pacific is the third largest pharmaceutical market in the world after North America and Europe, with generics being the major driver for the pharmaceutical industry in this region, aided by factors such as the aging population and impending expiry of patented drugs. It is a necessity for pharmaceutical companies to be aware of the key trends in the APAC generics market and maximise the market opportunities in order to remain relevant.

    In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, pharmaceutical companies are also starting to realise the importance of the customer experience as a key differentiator. With a gradual shift from product to the customer, the pharmaceutical industry needs to keep up with other industries in terms of providing the perfect digital customer experience. A well-executed digital strategy is essential for today’s pharmaceutical companies to better connect with their clients.

    Join us as we discuss these and other key topics.
  • System Center Configuration Manager is the solution of choice for managing today's enterprise environments. But what’s an administrator to do when a security audit includes vulnerabilities in non-Microsoft applications and server platforms?

    Introducing the only enterprise-class 3rd party patching solutions designed exclusively for System Center environments that require operationally efficient and reliable security and compliance patching solutions.

    Join us for a discussion of practical methods to improve and automate the patch process for your most targeted 3rd party desktop applications and non-Windows server platforms, reduce the time you spend building updates, and improve audit readiness in your Windows environment.
  • While the economics of moving workloads to the cloud is well understood by small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), they often struggle with corresponding economics associated with these changes in security challenges. These SMBs often rely on service providers and suppliers for security, but how can they take control or have more of a hand in the security of the cloud services they are using? Join (ISC)2 and our sponsor Sophos on June 25, 2015 for our next From the Trenches where we’ll discuss cloud security and challenges SMBs face when leveraging cloud services.
  • Cell lines remain the workhorses of laboratory research, both in academic and industrial settings. This webinar will focus on best practice in selecting and maintaining cell lines for research, to ensure research outputs are relevant and reproducible. Features of cell lines that might be used in selection will be discussed. This will include monolayer or suspension culture; passage number; doubling time; immortalisation; karyotype; receptors; expression profiling and use of bioinformatics tools like the cancer cell line encyclopaedia. Using breast cancer as an exemplar, I will discuss more specifically how to choose the most relevant cell line model to address a particular research question. Finally I will describe how to use (and access) human material to help develop more clinically relevant cell culture systems to model human disease and the role that biobanks play in this process.
  • Cell lines remain the workhorses of laboratory research, both in academic and industrial settings. This webinar will focus on best practice in selecting and maintaining cell lines for research, to ensure research outputs are relevant and reproducible. Features of cell lines that might be used in selection will be discussed. This will include monolayer or suspension culture; passage number; doubling time; immortalisation; karyotype; receptors; expression profiling and use of bioinformatics tools like the cancer cell line encyclopaedia. Using breast cancer as an exemplar, I will discuss more specifically how to choose the most relevant cell line model to address a particular research question. Finally I will describe how to use (and access) human material to help develop more clinically relevant cell culture systems to model human disease and the role that biobanks play in this process.
  • Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, an essential nutrient needed to maintain cellular structures and functions, thus helping support health. However, intake still remains low among consumers globally. There is an ongoing discussion about the optimal vitamin E status in healthy populations and its role in maintaining liver and brain function outside of nutritional recommendations.

    New and ongoing research suggests that vitamin E at higher doses may help maintain tissue function in specific risk groups, such as age-related macular degeneration, Alzheimer’s disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver. Applications like these require the advice and supervision of health care professionals. It is important to revisit both the required doses and safety for targeted vitamin E intakes for these conditions. Further research will be required to support qualified health claims for mitigating the outcomes of these diseases.

    Join the latest webinar in our series on research related to vitamin E. Hear our speakers Prof. Jeffrey Blumberg and DSM’s Prof. Manfred Eggersdorfer and Jacob Bauly present their latest findings on vitamin E safety and its implications on the recommended intake across different life stages and conditions.
  • The professional use of social media in healthcare is fast becoming the default way to share information, ideas, support and expertise on a global scale. Join this webinar to find out what the fuss is all about and to learn some basic tweeting skills.
  • Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, an essential nutrient needed to maintain cellular structures and functions, thus helping support health. However, intake still remains low among consumers globally. There is an ongoing discussion about the optimal vitamin E status in healthy populations and its role in maintaining liver and brain function outside of nutritional recommendations.

    New and ongoing research suggests that vitamin E at higher doses may help maintain tissue function in specific risk groups, such as age-related macular degeneration, Alzheimer’s disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver. Applications like these require the advice and supervision of health care professionals. It is important to revisit both the required doses and safety for targeted vitamin E intakes for these conditions. Further research will be required to support qualified health claims for mitigating the outcomes of these diseases.

    Join the latest webinar in our series on research related to vitamin E. Hear our speakers Prof. Jeffrey Blumberg and DSM’s Prof. Manfred Eggersdorfer and Jacob Bauly present their latest findings on vitamin E safety and its implications on the recommended intake across different life stages and conditions.
  • Join us on June 22nd for a special Corning-sponsored webinar presented by ATCC®.

    Abstract:
    Animal cell lines are important in vitro systems and tools for scientists in diverse disciplines such as basic cell biology, genetic mapping, gene expression and gene therapy. Cell line authentication and characterization are crucial in these activities, yet they are underappreciated by most research scientists. Over the years numerous cell lines have been shown to be misidentified due, in part, to poor techniques and inadequate verification of cell line authenticity. Technological advances have given rise to improved capabilities. Cell line authentication now requires a comprehensive strategy that employs several complementary technologies for systematic testing for morphology, microbial contaminations, cellular identity/cross-contamination as well as functionality. The validity of conclusions drawn from research data is dependent on consistent and unequivocal verification of cell line identity and function. It is estimated that the financial loss incurred by poorly characterized or misidentified cell lines is in the millions of dollars. An overview of the current technologies used to authenticate cell lines will be presented.

    Speaker Bio:
    Dr. Yvonne A. Reid joined ATCC in 1980 and during the mid-1980’s her research focused on the use of DNA hypervariable probes for the intraspecies identification of cell lines. The evolution of this work has led to the implementation of routine screening of all human cell lines by STR analysis. She co-chaired the ATCC SDO committee on the Development Consensus Standard on the Authentication of Human Cell Lines: Standardization of STR profiling. Dr. Reid has more than 30 years of experience in cell biology, immunology and molecular biology. As Collection Scientist for the Cell Biology Program for over 10 years, she was responsible for acquisition of new animal cell lines and hybridomas into the Cell Biology General Collection.
  • “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”
    - Thomas Edison
    You almost certainly have a sense of what an elite team is. There are highly visible examples in both sport and in the British Armed Forces that you’ll be very familiar with.
    As a leader in your organisation, it’s likely that achieving your objectives depends on being surrounded by the best possible people with the right skills and attitudes, so building an elite team, with superior abilities and qualities, is high on your list of priorities.
    Developing elite teams is both an art and a science. There’s an abundance of tools and techniques you can use with your teams, but also a growing body of academic research that can guide you towards the best of those tools and techniques.
    In this one hour webinar……
    •you’ll discover how an elite team thinks, feels and behaves
    •You’ll explore the 10 factors that will help you to develop an elite team, backed up by academic research
    •and you’ll take away some practical solutions to apply straightaway

    Join Bev Holden & Kate Hargreaves from The Clear Thinking Partnership and find out more.
  • Skyrocketing Oracle licensing costs, coupled with powerful feature and performance advances in the SQL Server database engine, has resulted in a growing shift towards the Microsoft database offering for those companies looking to change platforms. While SQL Server and Oracle have their place for certain uses and applications, there is a large number of scenarios where companies can choose one platform or the other. However, migrating from an existing platform to a new one is not a trivial task. Despite this complexity, we’ve seen an ever increasing number of consulting opportunities from customers migrating away from existing Oracle environments to the SQL Server equivalent. In this Webinar we will explore the reasons, potential ROI, and the initial risks and high level technical considerations that need to be made when pursuing this route.
  • Key topics:

    - Reach-Impact- Cost analysis for key online and offline channels (owned-paid-earned)
    - “Desired Frequency” analysis for key channels
    - Company appreciation scores by key therapy area (diabetes, pain, women’s health, vaccines)
    - Company appreciation scores for digital vs fieldforce vs medical vs patient support
    - Evolution over time of key parameters
    - New, flexible web-based reporting format
    - Making the data actionable
  • The promise of SIEM is clearly an essential one – aggregate, correlate & analyze all of the security-relevant information in your environment so that you can:

    -Identify exposures
    -Investigate incidents
    -Manage compliance
    -Measure your information security program

    However, going from installation to insight with a SIEM can be a challenge. Tune in for this webcast to learn 6 practical steps every IT admin should take before embarking on a SIEM deployment.
  • Learn how to set your institution up for success by having the correct people, processes, and technology in place to address the serious problem of drug diversion. In this webinar you will:
    •Learn proper policies and procedures to prevent diversion across multiple areas in your facility
    •Understand common gaps in diversion management in procedural areas and pharmacy
    •Identify opportunities to collaborate with different departments to protect your patients from the harms of diversion.

    PLEASE BE SURE TO TEST YOUR SYSTEM'S COMPATIBILITY ON THE BRIGHTTALK PLATFORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE EVENT TO ENSURE AN OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE. SMARTPHONES MAY NOT WORK DURING THE LIVE EVENT, BUT WILL WORK IN THE RECORDED PLAYBACK MODE AFTER THE EVENT.
  • Do you purchase travel directly from the airline or hotel’s website, or does your travel experience come together from an aggregator like Priceline, Expedia, or Orbitz? HOSTING finds substantial similarity in today’s cloud marketplace with the state of the airline industry circa 2000. In the cloud context, however, aggregators are “unifying" the experience that would otherwise happen directly with each cloud provider. If the analogy is exactly accurate, the Unified Cloud providers (such as HOSTING) will be the choice of 40%+ of all IT spend!

    1.Why now is the time to explore Unified Cloud
    2.What to expect in the next 12-months
    3.Who will lead this movement, and who will not
    4.How your feedback can help shape this industry
    5.Whether your preference in travel booking will be how you buy cloud!
  • Security Briefings Part 1 - Big data analytics and Hadoop environments come with myriad benefits-but also new risks to enterprises. In the past, cyber-attackers had to search for high-value information across a wide range of systems. But with centralized data, hackers can focus on a known, single target. Even when key information is considered secure, there's still a high risk that sensitive information can be re-identified by utilizing multiple data sets. Join HP Security Voltage, MapR and (ISC)2 on June 11, 2015 at 1:00PM Eastern for 5 steps in protecting critical data and learn how to build a strategy and methodology to secure big data in Hadoop.
  • Securing your network from threats is a constantly evolving challenge, especially for education organizations where IT security resources are limited. AlienVault has helped many education organizations get the security visbility they need, on a budget.
    Join us for a special live demo of our AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) solution, focused specifically on the needs of education organizations. You'll hear first-hand from one of your peers, Matthew J. Frederickson, from Council Rock School District, about how our USM solution has helped him improve threat detection and incident response.

    We'll also walk through a product demo to show how USM makes it easy to:
    Discover all IP-enabled assets on your network
    Identify vulnerabilities like unpatched software or insecure configurations
    Detect network scans and malware like botnets, trojans & rootkits
    Speed incident response with built-in remediation guidance for every alert
    Generate accurate reports for regulatory compliance

    Join us to learn how USM makes it easy to get the insights you need, starting on Day 1.