"OpenQ’s Jim Zuffoletti will be providing an update on Federal regulations and new compliance opportunities for Speaker Bureaus."
Charlottesville, VA, San Francisco, CA, New York, NY and Paris, France (PRWEB) February 22, 2010
OpenQ, the industry leader providing research and applications that enable Life Science companies to meet their critical compliance needs, will be acting as a sponsor of the event, while Jim Zuffoletti, President and Co-Founder will be a featured speaker. The conference will be taking place on February 22 - 23, 2010 at the Loew’s Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
This forum aims to bring together experts in the field of speaker management, marketing, business development and sales to address the challenges faced in successfully executing promotional speaker programs while maintaining a culture of compliance. Some of the topics that they will be covering include:
- The Sunshine Act – The details and implications of this game-changing legislation
- Managing the balance of compliance and business objectives
- How state guidelines are changing and affecting speaker bureau programs
- Determining the correct technology forum mix to reach wider, more relevant audiences through online meetings
- Establishing accurate ROI metrics to evaluate programs
- Determining fair market value for speakers
OpenQ’s Jim Zuffoletti will be providing an update on Federal regulations and new compliance opportunities for Speaker Bureaus. Topics include the implications of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, the most common regulatory concerns, and the rising trends in compliance regulation management. He will also be addressing how the burden of responsibility continues to shift and what pro-active steps can be taken to ensure compliant behavior.
In its sixth year of rapid growth, openQ has offices throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe and a growing client list that spans the globe. The continued interest of life science companies in openQ’s award-winning software and research products for compliance, KOL, speaker, and content management has led them to expand their client base fourfold since 2006. OpenQ serves eight of the top ten pharmaceutical companies and three of the top five medical device companies. For more information, visit http://www.openq.com.