3.00pm – 6.00pm 24th July 2013
MGSM Conference Centre
99 Talavera Road, North Ryde
Special Guest Speaker: Dr Dominic Barnes, Vice President and General Manager of Shire Australia Pty Ltd
APPA is pleased to provide this opportunity to hear more about the Medicines Australia Transparency Working Group. Dr Dominic Barnes, Chair of Transparency Working Group will share his perspective of this initiative and discuss the likely next steps for Medicines Australia and the new Code of Conduct:
Dr Barnes is currently Vice President and General Manager of Shire Australia Pty Ltd. In the past, he has held senior management positions in a number of large global pharmaceutical companies with responsibility at different times for medical affairs, scientific & regulatory affairs, drug safety, health economics & market access, and sales & marketing. Dr Barnes has been a board member of Medicines Australia since Jan 2012, and currently chairs the Transparency Working Group, and is the industry representative on the Commonwealth Department of Health Indigenous Access to the PBS Expert Advisory Panel. He was formerly a member of a number of several other Medicines Australia committees, including the Health Economic Subcommittee, the Biotechnology Interest Group, and the Health Policy Development Strategic Committee.
Please also take the opportunity to share drinks and canapés with us at the conclusion of the meeting.