Toronto, Ontario

Cultivate strategic partnerships with private payers, regulators, patient groups, physicians, and benefit plan advisors

Tanya Potashnik Martin Chung Karen Netherton Mark Rolnick Farah Jivraj Brett Skinner

Tanya Potashnik,

Acting Director of Policy and Economic Analysis,


Martin Chung,

AVP, Strategic Health Management,

Equitable Life

Karen Netherton,

Vice President, Policy and Reimbursement,


Mark Rolnick,

Product Director, Pharmaceutical Benefits,

Sun Life Financial

Farah Jivraj,

Associate Director, Health Technology Assessment Strategy,


Brett Skinner,

Executive Director, Health & Economic Policy,

Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D)

Source listing and reimbursement trends directly from the gatekeepers of market access. Adapt to market challenges with critical insights from private payers, benefit plans advisors, patient groups, physicians, and leading researchers.

  • Hear directly from the PMPRB and CDR to keep pace with regulatory developments
  • Incorporate patient groups and physicians into your strategy and advance patient access
  • Explore the implications and impact of the Pan-Canadian Purchasing Alliance
  • Forecast the regulatory and reimbursement trends facing subsequent entry biologics
  • Develop an HTA framework that anticipates emerging value-based agreements
  • Incorporate small/medium plan sponsors into your long-term strategy
  • Private Insurance Panel: Brace against tightening reimbursement with insights into the cost-management solutions payers are implementing

Develop an HTA framework that meets increased regulatory and payer expectations. Ensure that your market access strategy is ready for change!

Send your team to develop a common vision. Increase your knowledge at interactive workshops.
Your first step: this summit!

Take away insights from regulators, private payers, insurers, and plan sponsors:

  • Novartis
  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • Takeda Canada
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Great-West Life Assurance Company
  • Manulife Financial
  • Equitable Life
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Canadian Liver Foundation
  • Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D)

Hear from the gatekeepers of market access and take away 11 BENEFITS:

  1. Pan-Canadian Purchasing Alliance: impact of consolidating public sector procurement
  2. Adapt to private payer cost-management tactics
  3. Engage physicians to ensure patient access
  4. Access regulatory priorities through the PMPRB and CDR
  5. Respond to changes in public policy with cutting-edge research
  6. Integrate the concerns of plan sponsors into your long-term plan
  7. Increase access through strategic collaboration with patient groups
  8. Source creative solutions from leading manufacturers
  9. Forecast the future of reimbursement and innovation in Quebec
  10. Incorporate small and medium employers through their advisors
  11. Track the global evolution of value-based pricing

Take away five ADDITIONAL benefits from this exclusive event:

  1. Interactive sessions with regulators, payers and plan advisors
  2. Insights from leading patient groups and physicians
  3. Five star service from the Trump International Hotel
  4. Complete portfolio of conference materials
  5. Dedicated Q&A and peer-to-peer time


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  • CAHR, Partner for Market Access Summit
  • BioPortfolio, Partner for Market Access Summit
  • BioTech Canada, Partner for Market Access Summit
  • Pharma Marketing, Partner for Market Access Summit
  • Health Economics, Partner for Market Access Summit
  • Bio Business, Partner for Market Access Summit

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Strategy Institute is proud to be a facilitator of information sharing for the healthcare sector for over 15 years. We strive to strengthen the foundation of Canada’s health through annual conferences such as “Patient Adherence,” “Biologics,” “Changing Role of the Pharmacist,” and more. One of our higher purposes is to provide healthcare decision-makers with the knowledge and tools they need to ensure a higher standard of life for all Canadians.