Date — Jul 11
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join the New York Pharma Forum for a stimulating discussion and networking reception at the Riverpark, a celebrity chef Tom Colicchio’s highly acclaimed restaurant on The Alexandria campus. You, your colleagues and guests are invited to enjoy the beautiful waterfront setting and views of the East River. You can relax on the terrace, meet old friends and make new acquaintances.
At this special program, Mr. Brian Toohey, who leads PhRMA’s International Advocacy, will discuss about implications for pharma industry of the Trump administration and the current political landscape. You’ll hear what’s on PhRMA’s agenda today and how PhRMA views the situation.
Prior to the program, Pfizer will give us a tour around their Center for Therapeutic Innovation facility at the Alexandria Center for Life Science.
3:00-4:00 pm: Center for Therapeutic Innovation facility tour
**Space for the tour is limited. Priority will be given to NYPF members on a first come first serve basis. If space is available, non members will be able to join as well. Please indicate your interest during the registration process.
4:00-5:30 pm: Program
5:30-7:00 pm: Reception
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Mr. Brian Toohey, SVP of International Advocacy, PhRMA
Brian C. Toohey is the Senior Vice President for International at the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), where he is responsible for international intellectual property, pricing & reimbursement, and science and regulatory activities. Previously, he was the President & CEO of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and Executive Vice President of DEKA Research & Development Corporation. Earlier in his career, he was Vice President of wireless network operator and service provider AirCell, Inc. and Director of International Government Affairs and Managing Director of the European business unit at the global satellite company, Iridium LLC. Prior to joining the private sector, Mr. Toohey worked for several years at the U.S. Department of Commerce, primarily on European trade and intellectual property issues.
Mr. Toohey received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He is a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee and was a member
of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s and United States Trade Representative’s International Trade Advisory Committee. He is Senior Advisor to F.I.R.S.T., a leading nonprofit organization that brings science and technology to America’s schools. Mr. Toohey was Chairman of the Beijing-based U.S. Information Technology Organization (USITO) and a board member of the Semiconductor Research Corporation and the Semiconductor Industry Association. A Boston native, Mr. Toohey and his wife reside in Washington, DC.