BioNJ’s Patient Advocacy Summit

4.5 from 2 votes
Date: 04 - 05 October, 2019
Location: Summit, NJ, USA

Register today and plan to attend BioNJ’s Fourth Annual Patient Advocacy Summit, taking place October 4, at Celgene, Summit, NJ. Bringing together Patients, Patient Advocacy Groups, Industry and Government for a morning of Education, Engagement and Empowerment!


8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.         Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.         Welcome by BioNJ and Celgene

9:15 a.m.-10:05 a.m.      Educate: How the Landscape is Changing – New Innovative Treatments

From drug development timelines and clinical studies to Patient access, a panel of experts will “set the landscape” on new groundbreaking medicines and technologies, including CAR-T and cell and gene therapy.

10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m.    Engage: Tackling Pro-Patient Issues – Step Therapy Leading the Way

Using Step Therapy — a pro-patient, pro-access piece of legislation — as an educational case study, we’ll discuss where we are today, lessons learned and what the future looks like. A timely topic, the Step Therapy case study can be used as a guide to setting a template for and advancing your own legislative initiatives.

10:55 a.m.-11:10 a.m.    Networking Break

11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Empower: Empowering the Patient’s Voice to Become an Influencer

This hands-on workshop will provide advocates with tools to share with Patients and caregivers on how to utilize their voices to become an influencer, whether storytelling for testimony, presenting to legislators, fundraising or grant writing.

12:00 p.m.-12:10 p.m.   Closing Remarks by Debbie Hart, President and CEO, BioNJ

12:10 p.m.-1:00 p.m.      Networking Lunch

4.5 from 2 votes