Mass West Session

The Premier Conference in the West Coast for Medical Affairs Professionals 

The Fierce Medical Affairs Strategic Summit West provides a platform for medical affairs, field medical, and medical communications teams to share best practices, gain actionable insights and crowdsource ideas to their unique challenges from their peers.

By attending, you will have the opportunity to hear from emerging biotech and pharma leaders on how to build agile medical affairs teams from the ground up, out of the box strategies for MSLs to engage with KOLs and HCPs post-pandemic, successful approaches to establishing medical communications plans ahead of a launch, and the role of medical affairs in delivering a truly omnichannel customer experience.

Complimentary passes available for medical affairs professionals at a pharmaceutical or biotech company*. Apply for your free pass today!

MASS West provides the perfect exquisite and intimate setting to meet, engage, and do business with unprecedented ease, effectiveness, and speed. Meet face-to-face with top relevant industry solution providers for two days of pre-scheduled, 1-to-1 meetings and exclusive networking opportunities. Sign up today!

Complimentary Pass Applications Now Open

Bringing medical affairs, MSL, medical communications leaders face-to-face with our carefully curated event partners

By applying for the Complimentary Pass*, you will gain access to both days of the conference and have the unique opportunity to meet with our carefully selected event partners to gain answers and source solutions to your team’s unique challenges.

We only have a limited number of passes available so apply today before it's too late!

*Complimentary passes available for professionals working in pharmaceutical or biotech company only. By attending, you agree to attend up to eight 15-minute 1:1 meetings with our event partners.  All applications are subject to approval. To see if you qualified, learn more here.

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Top Reasons to Attend

  • Establish a strategic and tactical launch plan for medical affairs teams that align with the organization’s overall business objectives
  • Gain new insight into effectively integrating social media into your medical communications plans
  • Examine strategies for medical affairs to work effectively with commercial to navigate the compliance landscape
  • Hear how MSL teams are leveraging digital capabilities and out of the box in-person tactics to boost HCP engagement
  • Understand the value medical affairs can provide across a product’s lifecycle by driving collaboration with clinical development teams

Key Topics Including:

  • Lessons Learned from Emerging Biotech Companies
  • The Value of Medical Affairs Across a Products Life Cycle
  • Roadmap to Success – Strategies for an Effective Product Launch
  • Keep Pedaling: Advancing KOL Relationship
  • A Framework for Thinking about Health Disparities in the US
  • Building Omnichannel Engagement to Improve HCP and Customer Experience
  • Developing an Impactful Scientific Platform
  • Innovations in Scientific Communications 
Mass West Session
Lori Lebson

Featured Keynote

Lori Lebson, PhD

Senior Vice President North America Medical Affairs | EMD Serono

As Senior Vice President, North America Medical Affairs, Lori leads the Neurology and Immunology, Oncology, Fertility and HIV teams responsible for driving medical strategy, clinical insights, scientific communications, and data generation to transform patient care. 

Day 1 Keynote:

Explore the Current Landscape of Medical Affairs and Hear How to Develop Strategic Plans Based on Patient-Centric Goals and Marketplace Insights

Dr. Nick West

Featured Keynote


Chief Medical Officer & Divisional Vice President, Global Medical Affairs | Vascula, Abbott

Dr. Nick West is the Chief Medical Officer and Divisional Vice President of Global Medical Affairs at Abbott’s Vascular business, a global medical device company developing life-changing technologies to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease and improve patients’ lives.

Day 2 Keynote:

Beyond Intervention: Assessing the Vascular Care Journey for Patients


Unlimited Networking

Solidify existing relationships and build strong connections with new decision makers during:

  • Networking breaks
  • Cocktail receptions
  • Event meals
  • Educational seminars
  • And more!

2 Days of Learning, Networking & Fun With Your Medical Affairs Peers in San Diego

Don’t miss the premier medical-affairs-focused conference at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina Resort that includes two exciting days of the hottest topics, latest insights with leading experts. 

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Who Attends?

SVPs, VPs, Directors, Heads, and Managers from top pharma, biotech, and medical device industries whose responsibilities include:

  • Medical Affairs
  • Medical Communications
  • Medical Writing
  • Medical Operations
  • Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs)
  • Field Medical
  • Health Economics and Outcomes Research
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Information
  • Regulatory
  • Compliance
  • Legal
  • Publications
  • Medical Science
  • Clinical Trials
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