Symposium: Who can we trust? Open science and pharma research

Events

Open Pharma Satellite Symposium at the ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards 2022

10:00–12:30 BST, Wednesday 14 September 2022
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, UK

Join us for a live discussion about openness and trust in the communication of pharma-sponsored research. The Open Pharma Satellite Symposium will bring together publishers, pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders, and it will have a particular focus on open access and accessible summaries of published articles.

The symposium is free to attend and is being run by Open Pharma, a multi-stakeholder collaboration facilitated by Oxford PharmaGenesis.

There are only 40 places available, so please complete the form below to secure your place.

If you’re registered but can no longer attend, please let us know so your place can be reallocated.

Please note that if you also wish to attend the Association of Learning and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) Annual Conference and Awards 2022, you must register separately on the conference’s website: https://alpsp.cventevents.com/VdVL8?RefId=PG

If you have any queries about this symposium, please contact the event’s organization team via OpenPharmaSympo@pharmagenesis.com.

Programme

(All titles TBC)

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee and networking
10:30 - 10:45 Welcome and opening talk
5 min Welcome from Open Pharma
Joana Osório and Tim Koder
10 min Open science and trust
Richard Smith, former editor of the BMJ and chief executive of the BMJ Publishing Group
10:45 - 11:20 Session 1: open access
1 min Introductions
Richard Smith, former editor of the BMJ and chief executive of the BMJ Publishing Group
5 min Why: the importance of open access to patients
Richard Stephens, patient advocate
5 mins How: Takeda’s journey towards open access
Chris Rains, Takeda
5 min What: the role and value of publishing in communicating pharma research
Leila Moore, Wiley
19 min Q&A with Session 1 speakers
Richard Smith, Richard Stephens, Chris Rains and Leila Moore
11:20 - 11:55 Session 2: accessible summaries of published research
1 min Introductions
Richard Smith, former editor of the BMJ and chief executive of the BMJ Publishing Group
5 min Who: audiences and usage of plain language summaries
Adeline Rosenberg, Oxford PharmaGenesis
5 min How: the Ipsen plain language summary mandate
Sarah Thomas, Ipsen
5 min Where: accessible summaries at Springer Nature
Caroline Halford, Springer Healthcare
19 min Q&A with Session 2 speakers
Richard Smith, Adeline Rosenberg, Sarah Thomas and Caroline Halford
11:55 - 12:30 Panel discussion and Q&A with all speakers: how can we add more value and foster trust in the communication of pharma research?

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Symposium: Who can we trust? Open science and pharma research (14-09-2022)

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