• WHEN: 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 4
  • WHERE: Central Park Ballroom I and II (adjoined) at the Inter Continental New York, Times Square, 300 W44th Street, New York City
  • FEATURED SPEAKERS: Ambassador Han Duk-Su to the United States (former prime minister of Korea) KHIDI President Bup-wan Kim, KPMA President Lee Kyung-ho (Republic of Korea) PhRMA CEO John Castellani (the U.S.) etc.
  • PURPOSE: Korea Health Industry Development Institute USA (KHIDI USA) hosted the US-Korea Pharma CEO forum to build networks between Korean and American pharmaceutical industry leaders, promote to pharmaceutical technology transfer, and exchange skilled employees between two countries. The forum also aimed to provide practical information to Korean CEOs to do business in the US market and introduce them prospective partners in the U.S







Korea CEO Workshop _ Session 1 Bio/Pharma Regulations of the US (for Korean CEOs only)


US Korea CEO Forum Registration

8:30 – 10:40

US Biotech industry overview and key issues(30)

Cartier Esham

VP, BIO (Biotechnology Industry Organization)

US generic industry overview and collaboration opportunities (30)

Shawn Brown

VP, GPhA (Generic Pharmaceutical Association)

Global trend of pharmceutical regulations (30)

Mary Jane Nehring

President, RHI (Regulatory Harmonizatin Institute)

Panel Discussion (40)

Mark Paxton, David Orloff et al.

BIO, GPhA, RHI, MedPace

10:40 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Korea CEO Workshop _ Session 2 Distribution and Pricing in the US (for Korean CEOs only)

11:00 – 12:40

Pharmaceutical Distribution in the US (25)

Craig Kephart

CEO, Centric Health Resources

Pharmaceutical Pricing system and status in the US (25)

Dean P. Erhardt

Principal, D2 Pharma LLC

Economic consideration for establishing operation in the US (25)

Christopher D. Lloyd

Senior Vice President, McGuireWoods

Outreaching to medical doctors’ community in the US (25)

Chul-soo Hyun

President elect, Korean American Medical Association

13:00 – 14:30

Luncheon Remarks and Lunch Reception

The Honrable Young-mok Kim

Consul General, the Korean Consulate General New York

Opening and Keynote Session

14:00 – 14:30

US Korea CEO Forum Registration

14:30 – 14:40

Opening Remarks (10)

Bup-wan Kim

President, KHIDI

14:40 – 14:50

Welcoming Address (10)

Kyeong-ho Lee

President, KPMA

14:50 – 15:10

Keynote (1) The KORUS FTA and it’s implication for the U.S prarmaceutical Industry (20)

The Honrable Duk-soo Han

Republic of Korea Ambassador to the US

15:10 – 15:30

Keynote (2) US-Korea Collaboration Opportunities in the Global Market (20)

John Castellani


US Korea CEO Forum_Session 1 Global Competition and Collaboration

15:30 – 15:55

Business development opportunities with multinational company (25)

Jorge Puente

Regional President, Pfizer

15:55 – 16:20

Pharma environment in Korea as collaboration destination (25)

In-chull Kim

CEO, LG Life Science

16:20 – 16:40

Coffee Break

US Korea CEO Forum _ Session 2  Pharma Business Environment of the US and Korea

16:40 – 17:05

Pharmaceutical Pricing Trend and Policy in the US (25)

Stephen Schondelmeyer