Leading Life Sciences to Success in a Digital Future

Valarie King-Bailey
Chief Executive Officer OnShore Technology Group

Principles and Best Practices For Validation

March 1, 2017 11 AM EST / 8 AM PST

Join us for this session as Valarie King-Bailey of OnShore Technology Group provides an overview of the latest principles and best practices for validation. In the session, Valarie will cover the regulations and guidance for computer systems validation and highlight what you need to know regarding the principles of software quality assurance. She will also discuss best practices for validation cloud vs COTS systems. The session will wrap by highlighting what’s new in automated validation testing – and best practices for maintaining the validated state.

Michael Gesser
Chief Financial Officer HAP Innovations, LLC

Convincing Your CFO That Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a Good Choice

March 23, 2017 4 PM EST / 1 PM PST

Evaluating a new ERP solution for your pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device organization? Join Michael Gesser, Chief Financial Officer at HAP Innovations, LLC, as he shares reasons why Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a great fit for clinical stage, rapidly growing, or globally distributed organizations like yours. Michael will also discuss common risks associated with ERP implementations in regulated industries.

Carol Van De Poel
Microsoft Corporation

Vanessa Robinson
Merit Solutions

Improve Financial Performance & Reporting with Microsoft Dynamics 365

April 13, 2017 12 PM EST / 9 AM PST

Whether you’re preparing for Series A or B funding or managing financials for regulatory and shareholder reporting – Life Sciences companies have to be able to prove strong financial management capabilities. They need to capture R&D spend, comply with expense regulations like the Sunshine Act, control financial information, and better manage costs.

 ​Join presenters from Microsoft and Merit Solutions as we demonstrate the financial management capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Misty Allen
Microsoft Corporation

Aleksandar Jovanovic
Merit Solutions

Support Intelligent & Effective Manufacturing with Microsoft Dynamics 365

June 8, 2017 12PM EST / 9AM PST

Process, Discrete or Lean. Internal or Contract. Pre-clinical or global. The Life Sciences industry consists of a multitude of manufacturing and supply chain operating models. These companies therefore need robust and flexible technologies that enable them to operate as needed, connect supply chain partners, improve visibility, and maintain compliance.

Join us to learn how to manage manufacturing – whether internal or external – with Microsoft Dynamics 365. 

Pham Nguyen
Microsoft Corporation

Trusting the Microsoft Cloud

June 29, 2017 4 PM EST / 1 PM PST

Cloud adoption is accelerating – even in regulated industries like Life Sciences. However, companies that are interested in realizing the benefits of the cloud – flexible cost models, rapid implementations, high availability, and optimized performance – still want to do so in a manner that prioritizes security. Join us to learn about the security and compliance standards of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

Valarie King-Bailey
Chief Executive Officer OnShore Technology Group

Validating the Cloud


The cloud is changing the process of software validation as we know it. Sure, the basic principles of risk-based validation endure. You STILL have to provide documented evidence that your software will consistently produce the results that meets predetermined specifications and quality attributes. HOW you do this is what is changing. Join us to learn about validating Microsoft Dynamics 365 on Microsoft Azure.