Company Events

There are more than 400 professionals working at Acorda, from medical and regulatory to human resources, legal and marketing, each of whom contributes to our mission of developing therapies that restore neurological function and improve the lives of people with multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and other disorders of the nervous system.

Many of our associates are recognized experts in their respective fields, and leverage their considerable talents to help us accomplish a collective goal of advancing promising therapies. Below is a list of some of the industry events and meetings where our associates are showcasing Acorda's innovative approach to developing and commercializing new medicines.

Date Title Location
June 24-25, 2014 Medical Science Liaison (Central) Faith Yao speaking on "Creating a Cross-Functional Collaborative Framework for KOL Engagement to Advance Successful New Products" and part of roundtable discussion "Interactive Roundtable Networking Discussion: Gain Cross-Industry Insights From Your Peers to Strategize Around Your Preferred Choice of Topics" at the 5th KOL Relationship Summit New York, NY
April 11, 2014 Corporate Communications department presenting Dreams campaign as part of NYU PR League’s “Great Campaigns” series Philadelphia, PA
April 1, 2014 Senior Document Control Manager, Judith Santos speaking on "Addressing the Challenges Faced by a Small Biotech/Pharma Company Switching from Paper to Electronic Documents" at the 4th Annual Regulatory Information Management (RIM) Conference. Berlin, Germany
March 19-20, 2014 Regulatory Affairs' Labeling Manager, Kris Christian will be a panelist at the 2nd Annual Pharma Labeling Compliance Conference. Boston, MA
March 6, 2014 CEO Ron Cohen speaking at New York's Life Science Disruptors New York, NY
January 30, 2014 SVP, Corporate Communications, Tierney Saccavino speaking on "Managing Investor Relations while Fulfilling Data Disclosure and Transparency Policies" at Clinical Data Disclosure and Transparency. Philadelphia, PA
January 30, 2014 CEO Ron Cohen attending The Young Jewish Presidents – New York City CEO Forum New York, NY
December 17, 2013 CEO Ron Cohen speaking at the NewYorkBio CEO Breakfast Club New York, NY
December 10, 2013 Asst. Dir., Scientific Publications, Risa Torkin on panel, "Optimizing Internal Communications for Effective Data Dissemination" at 9th Annual Forum on Strategic Publication Planning Philadelphia, PA
November 24-26, 2013 CEO Ron Cohen speaking at the 39th Annual International Conference: Growth Markets New York, NY
November 20-21, 2013 Sr Dir, Pharmacology & Safety, Tom Parry serving as faculty member at Harvard Office of Technology Development’s Drug Development Boot Camp Boston, MA
November 19, 2013 CEO Ron Cohen on panel, “What it Takes: Developing a Novel CNS Drug” at Elsevier Windhover Therapeutic Area Partnering Boston, MA
November 12-13, 2013 CEO Ron Cohen co-hosting and speaking at NY CEO Conference New York, NY
November 9-13, 2013 Acorda R&D Team to present three posters at the 2013 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting San Diego, CA
October 17, 2013 Maya Srinivas of our R&D team on Mt. Sinai School of Medicine panel, “Careers Outside of Academia” New York, NY
September 26, 2013 NYC Bio Frontiers in Drug Discovery and Development New York, NY
July 30, 2013 SVP, Corporate Communications, Tierney Saccavino speaking on “Approaches in Maintaining Integral Patient Relationships during Clinical Trial Delays” at Strengthening Patient Advocacy Relations Chicago, IL
July 17, 2013 SVP, Corporate Communications, Tierney Saccavino facilitating “Building and Enhancing A Cohesive Brand For Your Company While Doing It All” at 9th Annual PR and Communication Summit Boston, MA
June 5, 2013 CEO Ron Cohen speaking at the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs. His talk is entitled, “From Idea to Billion Dollar Company in 15 Years” New York, NY
May 22, 2013 Sr. Document Control Manager Judith Santos speaking at FDA Regulatory Review and Submission Strategy Conference Washington, DC
May 20, 2013 Sr. Document Control Manager Judith Santos speaking at 2nd Ann’l Quality Assurance in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Alexandria, VA
May 15, 2013 Pres Int’l & Gen Counsel Jane Wasman on panel “Priorities for Robust Life Sciences Anti-Corruption Programs in 2013 and Beyond” at ACI's Advanced Forum on FCPA & Anti-Corruption New York, NY
April 30, 2013 Pres, Int’l, Jane Wasman participating on “What the Future Holds” panel at the Deloitte Recap ALLICENSE meeting San Francisco, CA
April 24, 2013 Cell and Molecular Technologies Scientist Patrick Sarmiere, Ph.D., presenting on Preclinical Assay Development at the HTRF Symposium Avignon, France
April 11, 2013 Director, Creative Services Maria Verastegui speaking at the State University of New York – Purchase about her career path Purchase, NY
March 14, 2013 CEO Ron Cohen speaking at UJA-Federation of New York, Westchester Business and Professional Division Spring Breakfast Purchase, NY
February 13-14, 2013 CEO Ron Cohen speaking at NY CEO Conference New York, NY
January 24, 2013 Sr Vice President, Tierney Saccavino presenting at the 2nd Annual Pharmaceutical Public Relations & Corporate Communications Boston, MA
January 24, 2013 Sr Director, Consumer Communications & Outreach, Erica Wishner presenting at the 2nd Annual Pharmaceutical Public Relations & Corporate Communications Boston, MA