SMi is proud to announce the return of their 5th annual Orphan Drugs event to London on the 19th -20th October 2016!

The global orphan drug market totaled nearly $123 billion in 2014 and will continue to grow to reach nearly $191 billion by 2019.* With such growth and innovation witnessed in this field now is the best time to discuss and strategize the best route to market.
In the past year (2015) alone, the Food and Drug Administration have approved 21 new entities. The orphan drug market has seen a dramatic increase in pharmacologic cures for rare diseases, such as Gaucher’s disease (Cerezyme/Imiglucerase), atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (Soliris/Eculizumab) and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (Rituxan/Rituximab). Such entities have revolutionized medicine and paved the way for other drug candidates to enter this space. *

SMi’s 5th annual Orphan Drugs event will bring together leading industry professionals to discuss the latest regulatory developments, explore how to reduce costs and learn from the latest innovations in the orphan drug landscape.

* http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160406005885/en/Global-Orphan-Drug-Market-Set-Grow-191

Abeona Therapeutics; Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia; AKU Society; Alexion Pharma International Intl; Apex Healthcare Consulting Limited; Boehringer Mannheim GmbH; Cello Health Insight - London; Chiesi Farmaceutici SpA; Debio Pharm S A; Dorphan; Findacure Development; GENETHON; Genetic Alliance; Grifols Deutschland; Grunenthal GmbH; GSK; GW Pharmaceuticals; I.D.E.A. Ltd; ICON Clinical Research; INC Research; Infusion Pharma Consulting LLC; Loulou Foundation ; Merck Serono; NDA Regualtory Science Ltd; Newcastle University; Orphazyme ApS; Otsuka Europe Development and Commercialisation; Otsuka Pharmaceutical Europe Ltd; Pfizer Group; PSR Group B.V.; PSR Orphan Experts; Raglan Capital; Rare Disease UK; Roche; Roche Products; Russian Respiratory Society; Shire Pharmaceuticals Limited; Society for Mucopolysaccharide Diseases; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (SOBI) AB; Taylor & Francis Group; The Birmingham Childrens Hospital; The Medical Research Network; The Ultra Rare Diseases Disorder & Disabilities Foundation; Thomson Reuters; Tikomed; University College London; Zogenix Inc;

Conference programme

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

Tim  Miller

Tim Miller, President & CEO, Abeona Therapeutics

9:10 Market access for orphan drugs

Sheela Upadhyaya

Sheela Upadhyaya, Associate Director - Highly Specialised Technologies , National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

• A brief outline of the NICE Highly Specialised Technology
(HST) Evaluation process
• Topic selection and NICE HST Prioritisation Criteria
• Working with stakeholders: including patient support

9:50 Regulatory challenges for orphan products: Focus on emerging markets

Alex Bloom

Alex Bloom, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Cell Medica Ltd

• Measuring the differences in regulations cross border
and how the impact this has
• Analysing how these differences infl uence patient’s
access to drugs
• What can be done to ensure the integrity of these

10:30 Morning Coffee

11:00 A new business model for developing rare diseases treatments

Tony Hall

Tony Hall, Therapeutic Area Head, Orphan Diseases, Mereo BioPharma

The Mereo BioPharma business model
o acquisition of assets
o funding the programs
o what has been achieved to date
- Case study: osteogenesis imperfecta
o the need for an effective therapy in OI
o anti-sclerostin antibody as a potential treatment for OI
o the pathway to registration

11:40 Development of orphan drugs to prevent, diagnose and treat rare diseases

Tim  Miller

Tim Miller, President & CEO, Abeona Therapeutics

• Reviewing the challenges of orphan drugs development
and creating workable solutions of to overcome them
• How to establish early access to orphan drugs
• Analysing what regulatory bodies can do to support
companies investing in these drugs

12:20 Networking Lunch

13:50 Challenges with paediatric orphan drug development

Cecile De Coster

Cecile De Coster, Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, Alexion Pharma International SÓrl

• Complex Issues in developing drugs and biological
products for rare diseases
• How to accelerate the development of therapies for
paediatric rare diseases
• Methods to overcome the challenges of trial design

14:30 Orphan drug industry and venture capital – key factors for a successful partnership

Robert Karl

Robert Karl, Partner, RBV Capital

• Investment in orphan drugs industry is a very attractive fi t
for venture capital
• What venture capital is looking for in orphan drug
• Key factors you should to consider when searching for
venture capital

15:10 Afternoon Tea

15:40 A case study of patient foundations and industry working together

Michelle Berg

Michelle Berg, Vice President, Patient Advocacy, Abeona Therapeutics

• Education is key and it’s a two way street.
• Working together at all stages, ensuring effective
• Providing consistent and accurate information

16:20 A patient group’s perspective on patient recruitment and retention

Oliver Timmis

Oliver Timmis, CEO, AKU Society

• Patient recruitment in Europe
• How to maximise patient retention
• Why patient groups can be an effective may to
manage the patient input of clinical trials

17:00 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

Tim  Miller

Tim Miller, President & CEO, Abeona Therapeutics

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

Tim  Miller

Tim Miller, President & CEO, Abeona Therapeutics

9:10 Building a patient centric model for rare disease drug discovery

Tim Guilliams

Tim Guilliams, Founder & CEO, Healx

-          Role of patient groups in drug development
-          Applying artificial intelligence to drug repurposing
-          Supporting non-for-profit drug discovery

9:50 Rare disease clinical research: Collaboration the key to success

Judith  Ng-Cashin

Judith Ng-Cashin, Chief Scientific Officer, INC Research

· Focus on the patient experience and early engagement of patients and their advocates drives data quality and access to novel therapies
· Partnership with quality and experienced sites, leveraging their clinical expertise while providing operational support ensures quality despite complexity
· Fostering collaboration between patient advocacy groups, specialized sites, medical and scientific leaders, and operational experts in rare diseases accelerates drug development and patient access to medicines in rare diseases


10:30 Morning Coffee

11:00 The challenges in defending orphan products pricing

Ad  Rietveld

Ad Rietveld, Ad Rietveld, RJW & partners Ltd

• Pricing models for orphan drugs
• The changing environment for contracting options
• Increasing the likelihood of acceptance of contracting options by payers

11:40 Setting reimbursement strategies - How to establish a foundation for reimbursement

Nigel Nicholls

Nigel Nicholls, Director and Country Manager UK/Ireland, BioMarin Europe Ltd

• Analysing how payers are considering reimbursing drugs
that are coming on the market for orphan drugs and
rare diseases
• Can workable changes be made to improve current
reimbursement strategies?
• Creating a collaborative reimbursement strategy that
satisfi es and benefi ts all parties involved
• Taking a look at regulatory frameworks and how they
infl uence the reimbursement process

12:20 Networking Lunch

13:50 Advancing therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

14:30 The role of patient associations and how they are helping to fund the rare diseases field

Diana Ribeiro

Diana Ribeiro, CEO, Action Duchenne

• How do patient associations contribute to the funding
of orphan drugs companies today?
• What are the pros and cos of patient organisations
directly contributing to the funding of orphan drugs
• The role of patient organiSations in promoting drug
development for their disease
• What lessons can be learnt?

15:10 Afternoon Tea

15:40 How can partnerships improve the orphan drug field?

Tim  Miller

Tim Miller, President & CEO, Abeona Therapeutics

Nigel Nicholls

Nigel Nicholls, Director and Country Manager UK/Ireland, BioMarin Europe Ltd

Robert Karl

Robert Karl, Partner, RBV Capital

• How to make a multi-stakeholder partnership successful?
• What role does each stakeholder play?
• How can collaboration/partnership improve orphan drugs access to  market?

16:20 Opportunities and challenges for biotech company to develop orphan drugs

Anders Waas

Anders Waas, Chief Executive Officer, Tikomed

• Strategy and tactics on the way – building a pipeline
• Effective drug development and research
• Partnering focus and timing of deals

17:00 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two

Tim  Miller

Tim Miller, President & CEO, Abeona Therapeutics


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CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.


There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.


Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SMI Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.


Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

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