Social Media In Pharmaceuticals 2019 is the premier intelligence event for healthcare professionals looking to harness the power of social media to engage key stakeholders, deepen the patient relationship on social media and protect corporate reputation.

At Social Media In Pharmaceuticals 2019 you will gain access to over 7 social media seminars in one day which will give you unprecedented intelligence for your social strategy in the year ahead.

If you are a Marketing & Communications professional or just simply want to find out how you can deploy social media as a pharmaceutical professional, then look no further than social media in pharma 2019

Bringing Together Social Media & Pharmaceutical Marcom experts

What’s New In 2019?

For 2019, we are introducing several new features to the event which will bring eve more value to the day

Doubling intelligence by introducing two tracks over one.

For 2019 delegates can look forward to two tracks covering Corporate Social Media and Commercial Social Media. Each track will have over 7 hours of content which will give you the intelligence required to build a comprehensive social media strategy for the rest of the year

NHS & Patient Advisory Panel

A 90 minute panel and roundtable discussion between NHS Leaders, Patient advocates and social media technology experts who will help you understand  the utilities of social media in the healthcare space and how the pharmaceutical sector can learn from them.

Regulatory Compliance updates

We have brought together experts from Norgine and independent compliance experts to help you understand case studies of social media which work. You will also learn how to create a “digital first” culture internally which will assist you in your social media programme

Programmatic Marketing For Pharmaceutical professionals

The future of social media marketing is in programmatic. Gaining a competitive edge in your paid social strategy will enable you to reach the clients you desire using powerful re-targeting tools available on social media.

Chairman 2019

Pierre van Weperen

Pierre has over 30 years experience in pharmaceutical industry. From sales and marketing roles to business unit director roles in primary and secondary care, both in acute and chronic diseases. He worked in the Netherlands and from 2007 in the UK with Servier, Wyeth, MSD and Novo Nordisk. Most recently he was managing director for Ashfield, the largest contract services organisation in the UK.

It is fair to say that during his career he has seen and been part of the development of the internet and websites as communication tools. Social media in pharmaceutical industry has been of keen interest to him for the fantastic potential combined with the potential pitfalls.

Speaking In 2019

There are many more speakers due to attend but here is our fantastic launch speaker line up:

Robert Libby

Vice president corporate communications

Bristol Myers Squibb

Manu Field

Social Media Strategy Leader

Roche Pharmaceuticals

Sen Boyaci

Head of


European Medical Journal

Dr Nick Broughton


Pharmaceutical Ethics and Compliance

Michaela Tait

Patient Experience Manager


Max Hannah

Co-Founder and Head of Commercial Operations

The Social Tree

James Saward-Anderson


Social Tree Global

Javier Telez Iglesias

European Social Media Manager

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Jayne Packham

Medical Information Expert

Kate Dion

Value Communications Lead

3D Communications

One Day full of insights and innovation.

6 Key Takeaways

X7 Seminars in one day

At SMIP – you will have access to over 7 seminars of social media focused content. No other event will give you the sector specific intelligence required to master your social media strategy in 2020.

Pharma + Social Leaders

At SMIP, we bring together pharma marketing leaders and social experts. This will give you the right blend of expertise to fully harness the power of social

Network with peers

Meet fellow marketing and communications professionals in the pharmaceutical space and increase your network value.

Diesase communications and payer engagement

Sessions with the NHS will focus on how to engage patients using social media and utilise social media groups. Get case study feedback from NHS Patient experience professionals.

Compliance Updates

Understand how you can navigate around tricky compliance regulations on social media

Social media marketing workshop from Pharmaphorum

The leading digital consultancy for the healthcare sector – Pharmaphorum, will give you the tools to harness paid social media in the Pharmaceutical sector. You will learn how to target HCP’s, utlise social ad platforms and understand your campaign data.

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