Aspiring MSL Stream

September 3-5, 2019 Las Vegas

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Learn What MSL Hiring Managers Look for in an MSL!

The MSL Society is excited to feature for the first time ever – an Aspiring MSL Stream during the 7th Annual MSL Society Conference!

The stream will be solely dedicated to all who are interested in breaking into the MSL profession. This is a very rare opportunity for Aspiring MSLs to learn from and interact with some of our industry’s most successful, passionate and dedicated MSL professionals. Multiple MSL managers and MSLs will be there facilitating the stream. Each workshop will conclude with an interactive Q&A session! During 2.5 very interactive days, you will gain a complete understanding of what it takes to successfully break into the highly competitive Medical Science Liaison career!

 

Join us in Las Vegas and gain an edge for success! 

Some of the Topics Covered Include:

  • Understanding the Medical Science Liaison Role

  • How to Address Your Lack of MSL Experience 

  • Navigating the Entire MSL Hiring Process

  • How to effectively network with MSLs and hiring managers

  • Hear How Multiple Aspiring MSLs Were Successful Breaking into Their First MSL careers

  • How to Research the Role, Companies and Hiring Managers

  • Why Most Applications Get Rejected and What You Can Do About It

  • What MSL Hiring Managers Are Looking for from a Candidate

  • Understanding a Hiring Manager’s Perspective

  • Learn the 10 Most Common Mistakes Candidates Make

  • How to Craft a Perfect MSL CV and What Hiring Managers Look for

  • Get Your Questions Answered from Current MSL Managers

  • Understand What Qualities Hiring Managers Look for

  •  What Makes an Aspiring MSL Successful

  • The Proper Format and What to Include in Your CV

  • What Salary to Expect as a New MSL

  • How to Address Your Lack of MSL Experience

Meet our Aspiring MSL Stream Speakers

Cherie Hyder, PharmD

Cherie Hyder, PharmD

Head of Medical Affairs

Alimera Sciences

Linda Traylor, PhD

Linda Traylor, PhD

VP, Clinical Development & Medical Affairs

Biodesix

Ellen Shannon, PhD

Ellen Shannon, PhD

US Head of Medical Affairs

Valneva

Davida White, MD

Davida White, MD

Head Medical Excellence

Indivior

Douglas Yau, PhD

Douglas Yau, PhD

Director, Oncology Field Medical Affairs

Sanofi Genzyme

Jonathan Margolin, DPM, MBA

Jonathan Margolin, DPM, MBA

MSL II

Organogenesis

Kerstin Pohl, PhD

Kerstin Pohl, PhD

MSL

Biodesix

Bernadett Mamone, PhD

Bernadett Mamone, PhD

MSL

Eisai

Samuel Dyer, PhD

Samuel Dyer, PhD

CEO

MSL Society

ASPIRING MSL STREAM AGENDA

2:00pm – 3:00pm Registration

3:00pm – 4:30pm Aspiring MSL Pre-conference

6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcome Reception

8:00 am – 9:00 am  Registration

9:00 am – 10:30 am  General Session

10:30 am – 11:15 am  Networking Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm  General Session

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm   Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm   Aspiring MSL Stream

 1. Understanding the Medical Science Liaison Role

2. How to Address Your Lack of MSL Experience

3. How to research the role, companies and hiring managers

4. Why most applications get rejected and what you can do about it

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm  Networking Break

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm  Aspiring MSL Stream

 1. Navigating the entire MSL Hiring Process

 2. Hear how multiple Aspiring MSLs were

successful breaking into their first MSL careers

3. The proper format and what to include in your CV

4. What salary to expect as a new MSL

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm  Closing Remarks

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Awards Night Ceremony

9:00 am – 10:30 am  General Session

10:30 am – 11:15 am  Networking Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm  General Session

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm   Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm   Aspiring MSL Stream

1. Understand what qualities hiring managers look for

2. What makes an aspiring MSL successful 

3. How to effectively network with MSLs and hiring managers

4. Understanding a Hiring Manager’s Perspective

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm  Networking Break

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm  Aspiring MSL Stream

1. Learn the 10 most common mistakes candidates make

2. How to craft a perfect MSL CV and what hiring managers look for

3. How to address your lack of MSL experience

4.  What MSL hiring managers are looking for from a candidate

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm  Closing Remarks

 

TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND

  1. 100% dedicated to and focused on Aspiring MSLs!
  2. Networking: Interact live and in-person with highly successful MSLs and MSL managers – How many MSLs or Managers do you personally know today? (you will know several after the conference!)
  3. Confidence: Build self-confidence to go through the intense MSL interview process – Do you know how to speak like an MSL?
  4. Learn: Gain a complete understanding of what it takes to successfully break into your first MSL role! – Most candidates fail to make it through the application process. Do you know why?
  5. Answers: Get answers to all your personal questions related to breaking into the MSL career. – Do you know what it takes to break in?
  6. Skills: Learn the essential skills necessary for success in the interview process and as an MSL in the field. – Do you know what it is? (hint-it’s NOT about science!)
  7. Preparation: We put together a FAQ document on what to do (and not to do) during the conference, including what to wear, how to prepare etc., in order to maximize your experience.
  8. Understand: How to address your lack of MSL experience.
  9. Communication: Learn how to effectively communicate like an MSL during the interview process.
  10. It’s all happening in Las Vegas! (what could be more fun?) 

 ADVANCED REGISTRATION

*Please note: If you have selected the Registration & MSL Society Membership, your membership will be activated after the event to account for any cancellations and last minute transfers.