Welcome to the 6th R&D Sourcing & Procurement Summit

Harness the Power of Strategic Procurement & Sourcing to Supercharge Your Supplier Relationship &
Pipeline Development

We are excited for the 6th Advanced R&D Procurement & Sourcing in Pharma Summit returning to Boston in April, reuniting senior leaders to share their stories and lessons learned, and how they implement strategic sourcing to optimize spending and mitigate risks.

As the one and only community dedicated to 100+ R&D procurement, category management, and sourcing professionals, this is your must-attend conference in 2022 to benchmark your SOPs against your peers and stay at the forefront of technology to streamline your procurement processes. Leave this meeting with practical tips to drive scientific innovations with sustainability, optimized spend and strengthened vendor relationships!

Your Unmissable Spotlight Case Studies In 2022:

  • Establish robust external supplier relationship models to advance your pipeline development with Betrand Rosier, Global Procurement Head, Sanofi
  • Explore lessons learned from COVID including strategic investing with Sean Cumbie, Vice President, Global Sourcing & Procurement, NOVAVAX
  • Get interactive with a panel discussion on ‘What’s Next for Procurement?’ with Manuele Burdese, Senior Director, Head of Business Insights & Analytics Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, BMS, Antoinette Scorey, Sr Director, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Apellis Pharma, and Samuel Moon, Head of Supply Chain, Avellino Labs. 
  • Explore Supply chain global shortages to ensure continued R&D operations with Greg Mason, Director, Global Categories Procurement, Lab Operations, Charles River Laboratories
  • Hear from savvy Biotech on establishing effective SRM and outlining that little fish like the big pond with Rose Prisco, Associate Director, Clinical Procurement, Pacira Pharmaceuticals.

Speaker Faculty Includes

Alice Przywarczak

Director, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Bertrand Rosier

Global Procurement Head, Medical


Eric Shobe

VP Global Head of R&D Procurement


Jiali Chen

Director, Head of Drug Development & Regulatory Strategic Sourcing


Sean Cumbie

Vice President, Global Sourcing & Procurement


"I found the content of this conference to be extremely relevant and it was helpful to hear about the challenges and opportunities that exist within the procurement function as well as to hear how other companies are trying to address them."

(Past attendee, Pfizer)

"The event was a good opportunity to network and benefit from a wide array of perspectives with diverse viewpoints."

(Past attendee, Biogen)

"This is the second time attending this conference. Great to share opportunities and solutions with R&D Pharma colleagues in a platform unlike any other"

(Past attendee, Sanofi)

"Good mix of presentations and opportunities for networking/peer discussion - fruitful, insightful, inspirational"

(Past attendee, Agios)

"The conference was very well put together and well-executed. Almost every talk complimented each other and aligned with the overall goal of the conference…Well-organized/-executed, enlightening, and fun."

(Past attendee, XEO Pharma)

"Excellent opportunity to network and benchmark. The presenters shared very interesting and insightful experiences, which help to learn other's best practices as well as challenges faced."

(Past attendee, GSK)

Official Partners For 2022

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Health & Safety

The health, safety and well-being of our community remains our highest priority, therefore, all attendees will be required to complete a health declaration prior to attending the event, as well as comply with the City of Boston’s B Together policy. This policy requires individuals to show you proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to gain admittance to the conference venue. For further information around Health and Safety onsite, please visit our FAQs page here or for more information on the B Together Policy, please see here.

* Please note, this is subject to change at any time without prior notice.