Redefining Value in the Life Sciences

12:00 - 5:00 PM

InterContinental San Francisco, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, 94103 CA, United States



Simon-Kucher is pleased to announce our annual life sciences strategy forum which will be held on January 11, 2018 in San Francisco, CA. The 2018 forum will coincide with the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, creating a platform for pharma, biotech, medtech, and other healthcare industry experts to connect and network in the hub of healthcare innovation. The overall theme for the forum will be “Redefining value in the life sciences” and will feature thought leaders in dynamic panel discussions addressing pharma innovation, digitalization of healthcare, and emerging value models.

Why attend?

  • Gain new insights into current and evolving trends, including novel healthcare delivery initiatives and value-based care models, and how these advancements will impact the life sciences landscape in the near future
  • Network with other leading industry professionals

Lunch will be provided and there will be a cocktail reception at the conclusion of the event.


This event is sponsored by Simon-Kucher & Partners. If you have any questions please feel free to contact


12:00 - 1:00 PM
Registration and Networking Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 PM
Welcome & Introduction
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Panel 1: Redefining innovation

Different perspectives on how the definition of value has evolved, and how that will shape the future of innovation in pharma and biotech
Moderator: Betty Pio, Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Panel 2: Consumer health innovations

Disruptive changes in how consumers engage with their health (from genomics to primary care)
Moderator: David Lee, Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

2:30 - 3:00 PM
Coffee Break
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Panel: Emerging value models

How will innovation be paid for? Perspectives on value models that have been tested and what is to come
Moderators: David Lee, Partner and Betty Pio, Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cocktail Reception