Texas is ready for the Next Generation Pharma July Summit

Like other sectors, the modern Pharmaceutical industry is facing different challenges like rising cost of research and development, and fall in number of drugs/medicines approved, due to errors or lack of enough evidence of the safety and effectiveness.

By realizing the need of this hour, and to address core issues and challenges in the Pharmaceutical sector – senior level discovery and development executives from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology space will get together at the Barton Creek Resort and Spa, Austin, Texas, for the Next Generation Pharmaceuticals Summit, from 23rd to 25th of July, 2012.

Through interactive workshops, intimate panel discussions/one-on-one interactions and networking, the attendees will get to procure and re-examine their R&D objectives.

Some of the core topics to be covered in the Summit include: personalized medicine, translational medicine, next generation imaging technologies, biomarker discovery and development, R&D and clinical trial partnership models, drug safety and pharmacovigilance.

For more information on the GDS International NGP summit, please visit http://www.ngpsummit.com

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GDS International Fourth Next Generation Latin American Summit 2012

Date – November 12-14 2012

Summit Name – GDS International’s fourth Next Generation Mining Latin America (NG Mining LA) Summit


GDS International Summits help in bringing together the best people in the business together to tackle the burning issues of the sector.

Backdrop – Latin America’s mineral-rich land has generated a significant amount of interest over recent years. With Brazil leading the way in terms of mineral production, this lucrative industry has fast become one of the region’s most important economic activities, leading to economic self-sufficiency in a lot of countries. This growth is, however, is not without its pitfalls. Intensive mining provoked by a voracious global appetite for minerals has both boosted the region’s GDP and made the finite nature of such reserves increasingly more apparent. Sustainable development and intelligent investment are subsequently proving key to long-term profitability.

The NG Mining LA Summit will address…
Sustainable development and other emerging issues in the Latin American mining industry today

This year’s program:

  • High-level roundtable discussions
  • Network and participate in a variety of comprehensive workshops
  • Peer-led panel discussions
  • One-on-one meetings with the C-level executives

This year’s focus – relevant new projects happening in Latin America

Notable attendees – Pol Guzman, Project Director of Newmont Mining and Dr. Fernando Puntigliano, Country Manager of Uruguay for Zamin Ferrous. Pol will be representing the Conga Project, a $4.8 billion project taking place in Peru. Dr Puntigliano is representing the $3 billion Aratiri Project, the biggest investment in Uruguay.

Other executives attending the summit include Vicente Irarrazaval from Anglo American, Rodrigo Quental from Vale, Ernesto Balarezo from Hochschild Mining and Pedro Garcia of EBX.

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GDS International NG Mining Australia Summit 2012

Event: The Next Generation Mining Summit Australia, October 2012 (NG Mining Summit)

Visit: http://www.ngminingaustralia.com/

Location: Stamford Plaza Adelaide Hotel

From: 16th October – 18th October 2012

Attendees: C-level/Senior executives from Australia’s most prominent mining companies

Meet, network, and evaluate the “rapidly evolving topography” of the mining industry

Summit attractions:

  • Workshops, roundtable discussions and moderated, peer-led panel discussions on contemporary, region-specific issues
  • Opportunity for delegates to meet with business analysts and solution providers, to determine strategies and solutions for the year ahead and beyond. Continue reading
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Major Oil and Gas Companies to congregate for GDS International Summit in St Petersburg

The US, Canada and Russia interest in the untapped oil in the Arctic Circle is heating up with all looking to exploit the reserves nestled within. With one third of Russia located in the Arctic Circle, regional oil and gas companies are well positioned to benefit from this find. The 2012 NG O&G Summit has been specifically designed to cover the most pressing issues faced by executives in the Russian oil and gas sector today.

GDS International Summits provide the forward-thinking executives with a client-focused platform from which to assess emerging trends and strategies that are proving critical to organisational effectiveness in 2012. Continue reading

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GDS International’s ‘iStrategy London Conference” to have World-class Keynote Speakers!

GDS International declares world-class keynote speakers and panelists for its London event – “The iStrategy Digital Marketing Conference” ! The two-day (May 22-23) foray into the exciting, fast-paced world of digital marketing is being held at Chelsea FC Stamford Bridge, London.

iStrategy London will bring together a team of speakers who raise the bar with cutting-edge content encompassing digital topics such as social media, video, mobile, CRM, analytics and more, ensuring all attendees have clear, actionable takeaways and key learnings. Continue reading

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GDS International’s Cardiff office had the pleasure of hearing from the successful Jamie Roberts of Welsh international and Cardiff Blues centre, who imparted his experience on what it takes to become successful in a ruthlessly competitive environment.

Roberts, best known for his contribution to Wales’ Six Nations 2008 and 2012 Grand Slam wins – and as a pivotal player in the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour – focused his discussion with GDS International’s CEO, Oliver Smart, around what it takes to succeed in a competitive environment, the motivation needed to do so, and how to improve as a team to name but a few topics of interest. Continue reading

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GDS International to bring top healthcare executives in the US for NG Healthcare Summit

GDS International combines top healthcare executives in the United States for its 10th Anniversary NG Healthcare Summit in May.

The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, California, will play host to a 65-strong consortium of C-level executives and operational officers from the nation’s most innovative healthcare enterprises and bodies, attending the tenth annual Next Generation Healthcare Summit during 23-25 May. Positioned at the very pinnacle of industry movements, this year’s Summit promises to continue its trend as the most well respected event for the Healthcare sector in the US today.

Top C-level executives will be present to discuss cutting-edge business challenges, ranging from emerging image and data sharing solutions, to next steps in EHR and digital operations to name but a few.

The Summit combines high-level roundtable discussions with next generation solutions that, together with the Director of Healthcare Summits for GDS International, Alexander Olson, have been championed by the Summit’s very own NG20 – populated with the industry’s best-in-class thought leaders – who have helped play a pivotal part in shaping the Summit’s two-and-a-half day agenda and trends.

Included within the Summit’s senior executive delegation are Duane Wesenberg, VP of IT for Aurora Health Care; Susanna Laundy, VP Operational Finance at Catholic Health Initiatives; Community Medical Centre’s CTO, George Vasquez; Mike Leroy, CIO at Detroit Medical Center; and North Shore University Hospital’s CMIO, John Chelico.

George Vasquez, who also attended last year’s NG Healthcare event at the Marriot’s Sawgrass hotel in Florida, had this to say: “This is not the first time I’ve attended this event, and that’s because of the absolute success of the previous [NG Healthcare] events. I always find them to be meaningful and entirely worth my time.” Conflating this, Pranam Ben, COO for NIT Healthcare Technologies, said: “We’ve been very happy with every aspect of whole experience, so I would rate it very highly – if not the highest.”

The event has been designed specifically for forward thinking, senior executives in the US Healthcare arena, drawing on experiences and discussing challenges facing the sector. The NG Healthcare Summit will offer comprehensive, one-to-one meetings to give delegates the opportunity to meet with business analysts and solution providers to discuss strategy and technology demands in a rapidly evolving business climate.

Alexander Olson, Director of Healthcare Summits at GDS International, believes the high calibre of speakers and exceptional content, combined with excellent opportunities for networking, give the delegates and sponsors true value for money and a significant return on their investment.

“The May 2012 Next Generation Healthcare Summit will provide a platform for senior healthcare executives to mindshare, benchmark and address the evolving landscape of healthcare technology.

“This is the first year we have combined both of our NG Healthcare Summits; with CFOs and VPs of finance and operations coming from our NG Healthcare Finance pool, and CIOs, CMIOs, and CMOs coming from our NG Healthcare pool. With the recent healthcare reform, government mandates and challenges with technology integration, we felt it important to have all key stakeholders present. Indeed, many of these healthcare decision makers have overlapping concerns and responsibilities with widespread technological implementations on the horizon. This year’s NG Healthcare Summit will serve as the industry’s medium to embrace the advancement of innovation in the space,” he said.

For more information, please visit: http://www.nghealthcaresummit.com/

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