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2017 Life Sciences Symposium

May 22–23, 2017
Attendee list

Bates White is hosting its fifth Life Sciences Symposium on May 22–23, 2017. The conference features academic presentations on current topics such as pharmaceutical pricing, innovation, and healthcare management from top scholars. The program provides an opportunity for economists and policy makers specializing in life sciences to engage in dialogue on key policy, regulatory, litigation, and industry economic matters.

Confirmed speakers and schedule to date—

Monday, May 22

9:10–9:40 a.m.

Externalities and benefit design in health insurance

9:50–10:20 a.m. 

The U.S. generic prescription drug industry: An economic perspective

10:45–11:15 a.m.

Supply-side drug policy in the presence of substitutes: Evidence from the introduction of abuse-deterrent opioids

11:25–11:55 a.m.

Legal obstacles to good policy?

1:20–1:50 p.m.

Price-setting by committee in Medicare

2:00–2:30 p.m.

Competitive bidding for durable medical equipment: How well did CMS do?

2:55–3:25 p.m.

How does technological change affect quality-adjusted prices in health care? Systematic evidence from thousands of innovations

3:35–4:05 p.m.

Are important innovations rewarded? Evidence from pharmaceutical markets

Tuesday, May 23

9:00–9:30 a.m.

The non-market effects of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising

9:40–10:10 a.m.

Private provision of social insurance: Drug-specific price elasticities and cost sharing in Medicare Part D

10:35–11:05 a.m.

The impact of medical marijuana legalization on prescription medication use and costs in Medicare Part D

11:15–11:45 a.m.

Characterizing the drug development pipeline for precision therapies

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Physician-industry interactions

1:40–2:10 p.m.

On the role of parallel trade on manufacturers’ and retailers’ profits in the pharmaceutical sector

2:20–2:50 p.m.

Reference pricing and drug launches in the EU: A structural approach

If you are interested in attending, please email Lucinda Lanier.


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