MAPS/APPA Joint Medical Affairs Summit

APPA – MAPS 2022 Joint Medical Affairs Summit for Australia & New Zealand in Sydney, will take place in Australia on 17-18 November 2022. We invite you to be part of THE defining moment for Medical Affairs as we fully realize our place as a strategic pillar in the biopharmaceutical and MedTech industries.

From Vision to Action – Medical Affairs’ Time to Lead is Now. Join us in this pivotal moment for the largest gathering of Medical Affairs professionals in the Australia/New Zealand region.

The Australian Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (APPA) is a growing association of medical directors, advisors, scientific liaisons and more, currently representing over 90% of Australian Medical Affairs professionals. The Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS) is a global nonprofit organization with 9,000 Medical Affairs members from over 280 companies. Together, MAPS and APPA are excited to partner to support Medical Affairs communities across organizations through innovative education, advocacy, engagement and empowerment across Medical Affairs functions and levels of experience.

Location & Accommodation


Shangri-La Sydney

176 Cumberland Street

The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Housing & Rates

Rates starting at: AUD $345.00

Please note only rate of $380.00 is visible on the first page – for 1 adult only selection. The system will automatically adjust the rate to $345.00 when finalising the booking through the link.


Wednesday, 16 November

16:00 – 18:00 : Welcome Networking Reception

Heritage Plaza

  • Open to all Conference badge holders at no additional charge
    • Kick off the conference with this entertaining networking reception, providing an informal opportunity to meet and mingle with your Medical Affairs peers and industry leaders. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. Please note: full dinner service is not included. We recommend making dinner reservations at one of the many great restaurants nearby. Please feel free to reach out to the hotel concierge for recommendations. 


All Pricing is in US Dollars

Registration CategoryEarly BirdStandard (After Sept. 1, 2022)
APPA and MAPS Members$1,300$1,550
Industry Partner Members$1,000$1,250
Non Members $1,600$1,850

Team Rates (5 or more registering at the same time)

If your company registers 5 or more attendees at the same time you can save $200 per registrant. Please contact Jason Acord ( for more information on team registrations.


Exhibitors | Sponsors | Media Partners

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Core Planning Team


Krystal Barter

Founder and Owner

Joshua Chou

Senior Lecturer and Group Leader

Cate Coleman

Medical Science Liaison

Alex Condoleon

Medical Digital Health

Liz De Somer


Victoria Elegant

VP, Regional Medical JAPAC, Global lead, Access to Medicines

Robin England

Head of Excellence

Tamara Etto

Head of Medical Affairs APAC

Greta James-Chatgilaou

Director, Field Medical Strategy and Execution

Felicity Kao

Medical Excellence Manager

Rosanda Kovacevic

Clinical Operations Manager

Jan Lewis

Associate Medical Director

Bernd Merkel

Medical Advisor

Rachel Thomas

Beejal Vyas-Price

Global Scientific Communications Manager


Unique Sessions


Expert Speakers


Hours of built-in networking time


Attendees in Medical Affairs

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