Upcoming Events


MASS Medical affairs strategic summit 2017

MASS 2017|  September 25 - September 27, 2017 | San Diego, CA

Featuring Presentations, Panel Discussions and Case Studies, Including:

  • Field Medical Affairs in IITs: Leveraging Risk-Tolerance Models to Ensure Compliant and Strategic KOL Engagements
  • Centralize Scientific Content Creation for Improved Quality, Speed and Reduced Cost
  • Foster Collaboration Between U.S. and Global Medical Affairs
  • Implement Quality Assurance (QA) Process of Medical Information Database
  • Panel: Drive Alignment and Improve Dialogue Across Medical and Commercial Functions to Create a Unified Brand Strategy
  • Build an Agile Medical Affairs Group That is Able to Evolve and Transition as the Company Changes

MI-TECH :  Medical Information Technology Forum

MI-TECH 2017  |  October 18th, 2017   |   Lincolnshire, IL   (Northern suburb of Chicago)

The goal of MI-Tech is to facilitate a medical information industry collaboration in order to address the most pressing and important technology concerns. We will examine the newest trends in technology being utilized throughout the medical information industry and how the industry can benefit from these advancements.
 
This year we will be focusing heavily on data analytics, reporting, predictive insights and more.  We will explore big data and cross platform analytics as well as how we can glean insights and information from unstructured data (much of what medical information deals with on a regular basis).


Pharma and Device Packaging and Labeling West Coast 2017

PDPL 2017  |  November 28th – 29th 2017 | Burlingame, California

Following a very successful launch year, we are thrilled to announce that Pharma and Device Packaging and Labeling will be returning to the West Coast for our 2nd annual event.

Bringing together those involved in packaging, labeling and supply chain in both pharmaceutical and medical device companies, this event offers you the only chance to discuss, deliberate and debate the pressing issues for the industry. With varied subjects covered from Core Data Sheet to UDI, packaging innovation to artwork management and everything in between, our 2017 show promises to bring you even more relevant and divisive content.

We look forward to seeing you in Burlingame in November 2017!


Pharma Packaging and Labeling East Coast 2018

PPL2018|  February 21-22, 2018| Philadelphia, PA

Establishing an accurate global labeling tracking system to ensure your end-to-end labeling is inspection ready

 

  • Appreciating complexities in tracking labeling changes when managing multiple teams across global sites to minimize challenges encountered due to variations at the individual country level
  • Recognizing current difficulties in ensuring end to end labeling to determine regulatory repercussion on your company
  • Evaluating current labeling tracking systems and suggesting improvements to your internal procedures to ensure preparedness for pharmacovigilance inspections
  • Establishing reporting systems which enable non-compliance changes to be detected quickly and prevent safety update delays and backlogs
  • Emphasizing improvements in end to end labeling to minimize risk and improve safety
 

Past Events


RAPS 2017 Regulatory Convergence

RAPS 2017  | September 9–12 | National Harbor at the DC Waterfront

Join the brightest minds in regulatory at the annual Regulatory Convergence.

See the global regulatory community in action. Intensive workshops. Topical sessions. Meet ups with regulators.
This is where it all comes together.

At RAPS we live and breathe regulatory. The annual Regulatory Convergence is designed specifically for you, and addresses all things relevant to our dynamic profession. Join us to experience a conference that includes knowledge sharing, education and training from some of the best minds in the business.


DIA 2017 Annual Meeting

DIA 2017   |  June 18-22, 2017|  Chicago, IL

Your Annual Meeting: Pick Your Track!

11 tracks, 15+ hot topics, 160+ sessions, and more! Don't forget DIAmonds and our new Clinical Operations featured topic.

The DIA 2017 Annual Meeting is the largest, longest-running event in the life sciences industry designed to foster the international exchange of actionable insights to improve health globally through the advancement of lifesaving medicines and technologies. DIA 2017, themed “Driving Insights to Action,” will host more than 7,000 global health care professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device communities from more than 51 countries. In its 53rd year, DIA 2017 will hold more than 160 sessions over 10+ tracks and bring in more than 450 exhibiting companies.


Marcus Evans Pharma Labeling Compliance Conference

Marcus Evans Conference  | March 29-30, 2017 |  Boston, MA, United States of America

Developing an Agile Labeling Strategy to Accommodate Changes in New Labels, Safety Information, and International Requirements

Pharmaceutical labeling is an ever-evolving discipline for all labeling and regulatory labeling professionals. Labeling content professionals are looking for innovative strategies to better document, manage, and track core content on a global scale as well as address new requirements that will ultimately facilitate ease of product use and provide more comprehensive information on each label. As the challenge to provide adequate and compliant information becomes more complex and the space within each label becomes more limited, pharmaceutical labeling leaders are looking for solutions to address these challenges.

Key thought leaders and specialists in pharmaceutical labeling from large, medium and small pharmaceutical companies will be brought together in this 5th Annual Pharma Labeling Compliance conference to explore common challenges and emerging regulatory trends. Participants will discuss key strategies for best leveraging information from the core data sheet, mastering label translations, designing through complexities of combination product labels, centralizing labeling through end-to-end tracking, achieving compliance with evolving regulatory standards, benchmarking congruencies in labeling strategies from the medical device industry, implementing human factors and usability data in the label, and remaining vigilant with updating safety information on the label to ensure accuracy.


DIA Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications Forum

DIA Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications Forum  |  March 13-15, 2017 | Tucson, AZ

3 Meetings. 1 Location. Mix and Match Sessions. Truly a cross-functional experience for knowledge sharing, integrated thought leadership, and proactive networking.

The Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications Forum is a cross-functional forum for knowledge sharing and integrated thought leadership, for the purposes of gaining further expertise and networking opportunities in a specific area of work, as well as related functional areas. The sessions are developed to meet the needs of those who work in pharmaceutical-based medical affairs and scientific communications, and organized into three central tracks.

  • Medical Communications
  • Medical Writing: Regulatory and Publication
  • Medical Science Liaisons

phactMI Medical Information Technology Forum

phactMI Tech Forum   |  March 12, 2017 | Tucson, AZ

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

  • Learn how technology is disrupting information sharing/knowledge management in other industries.
  • Experience latest technology trends in the Medical Information industry.
  • Witness how member companies have implemented technology solutions and the value it brings to the organization.
  • Get involved in discussing and prioritizing the future technology needs of the Medical Information Industry.

CBI IDMP Forum Update

CBI IDMP | December 8-9, 2016 | Philadelphia, PA

Navigate Evolving Regulatory Timelines to Implement an Effective Master Data Management Strategy for Benefits Beyond Compliance

IDMP is a common, global framework for the identification of medicinal products. The guidelines and requirements are meant to increase transparency among life science companies and regulatory organizations to improve public safety. Any group which intends to market and or manufacture medicinal products in the EU must comply.

Join us for CBI’s 2nd Annual IDMP Update Forum to benchmark with peers and learn from industry champions on how to proactively address organizational and technical challenges for the global harmonization of product data and information.


Author-it Annual Summit for Life Sciences

November 15-16, 2016 | Philadelphia, PA

Re-think some of the legacy assumptions and solutions that have led to costly inefficiencies and investments over the last decade.

Join our customers and your industry peers this Fall as we discuss and assess best practices, feasibility and the business benefit of Author-it’s component-based solutions, purpose-built for Life Sciences. Author-it enables the efficient authoring, sharing and reuse of information across functional areas for the drug development life-cycle.


CBI's Medical Communications and Information Summit

October 27-28, 2016 | Hyatt Centric | San Francisco, CA

Achieve Consistent and Compliant Scientific Communication for a Global Market

CBI's Medical Communications and Information Summit delivers best practices and SOPs that are vital to the compliant, accurate and impactful delivery of medical information in the evolving healthcare landscape. Join your medical communications, medical information and medical affairs colleagues to examine the impact of changing federal regulations, optimize technology for global communication and identify compliant solutions for creating an evidence-based and transparent communication program.


rAPS Regulatory Convergence CONFERENCE

September 17-20, 2016 | San Jose, CA

See the global regulatory community in action. Intensive workshops. Topical sessions. Meet ups with regulators. This is where it all comes together.

RAPS celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and we will all celebrate being in San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, the home of innovation!

No matter what stage of your regulatory career, you'll find events for you at the Regulatory Convergence.


3rd Annual Customer Centric Medical Information Conference

July 25-26, 2016  | Boston, MA

The Q1 Productions 3rd Annual Customer Centric Medical Information Conference will continue to bring experienced medical information executives to discuss the pressing challenges and opportunities faced in the global dissemination of product information. From the use of clinical trial data in medical information to updates on AMCP guidelines for formulary dossiers, cutting-edge presentations and networking opportunities will offer attendees a valuable experience with actionable takeaways for immediate implementation. Interactive workshops, forward-thinking case studies and real-world applications will be the foundation for this exciting, beneficial and must-attend conference.


DIA 2016 Annual Meeting

June 26-30, 2016 | Philadelphia, PA

DIA 2016 52nd Annual Meeting is the largest global interdisciplinary event that brings together 7,000+ key thought leaders and innovators from industry, academia, regulatory and government agencies, health, patient, and philanthropic organizations from around the globe - and across all disciplines involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of health care products.

The goal of the DIA Annual Meeting is to provide you and your team with a rare opportunity to build on what you already know in the development of new therapies and accelerate efforts to enhance health and well-being. Where else can you meet with people from around the world, share your views and knowledge, experience cross-functional content with real-world application from top speakers in the industry, and network with peers to build new relationships across multiple disciplines?


Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications Annual Forum

Mar 21-23, 2016 | Kissimmee, FL

This is a must-attend annual forum for Medical Communication, Medical Information, Medical Science Liaison, and Medical Writing Professionals. The cross-functional general sessions and five breakout tracks encompass all areas including medical information, medical science liaison, medical communications, medical call center, and medical writing, so you can gain further expertise and networking opportunities in your own area as well as different functional areas. Nowhere else can you network with all these professionals in one location.


Marcus Evans 4th Annual Pharma Labeling Compliance

Mar 15-16, 2016 | Boston, MA

This conference brings together highly specialized professionals working in labeling from drug companies. Participants will discuss key strategies for attaining efficiency in designing a product label inclusive of core content, confronting stringent timing constraints, translation challenges and adhering to changing FDA guidelines and standards.


5th Annual Medical Communications and Scientific Information Conference

February 25-26, 2016 | Boston, MA

Continuing to build on the success of the Annual Medical Communications and Dissemination of Scientific Information conferences, this meeting will highlight industry leaders in medical and scientific communication operations along with legal experts and medical journal editors, who as presenters will share their experiences and knowledge which will be of great benefit to all attending delegates. Designed for pharmaceutical and medical device companies alike, this two-day executive level meeting will provide participants with extensive, in-depth learning and knowledge share.


DIA Regulatory Submissions, Information, and Document Management Forum

February 8-10, 2016 | North Bethesda, MD

In recent years, the industry as a whole has been converging towards looking at regulatory as an end-to-end process. Document management, publishing, and technical regulatory requirements are all subsets of regulatory information management at its broadest definition. This course of managing documents starts at the creation of that document as part of the clinical trial. This conference serves as a forum for the discussion of emerging operational standards, best practices and the processes for submission, creation, and maximum use of regulatory information.


15th Bio/Pharma Contact Centers Conference

January 20-21, 2016 | Philadelphia, PA

Entering into its 15th year, CBI’s CONTACT CENTERS is the industry’s gold standard event for bio/pharmaceutical executives. This unique forum convenes medical communications and information experts to share best practices and strategies for managing a diverse set of call center responsibilities while navigating an evolving regulatory and healthcare landscape.


Medical Communications and Information Summit

November 16-17, 2015 | San Francisco, CA

CBI’s Medical Communications and Information Summit delivers best practices and SOPs that are vital to the compliant, accurate and impactful delivery of medical information in the evolving healthcare landscape. Join us to examine the impact of changing federal regulations, optimize technology for global communication and identify compliant solutions for creating an evidence-based, transparent communication program.

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3rd Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies

August 12-13, 2015 | Minneapolis, MN

The Marcus Evans 3rd Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference is a highly informative, content driven forum focusing on the key fundamentals for achieving a compliant global labeling process, including: the further implementation of UDI requirements on devices, with a focus on emerging international regulations and international labeling requirements, labeling processes, data management, and establishing a successful labeling strategy.

Medical Device Labeling, Regulatory Affairs, and Labeling & Documentation professionals attending this year’s event will benefit from two full days of interactive case study presentations, networking opportunities and Q&A time with leading practitioners in the industry. Seating is limited to maintain an intimate educational environment that will cultivate the knowledge and experience of all participants in attendance.


Veeva Commercial Summit

June 9-11, 2015 | Philadelphia, PA

Summit is one of the industry's largest events dedicated to commercial cloud solutions for life sciences. Life sciences professionals and Veeva experts gather in Philadelphia to learn, connect, and share valuable insights on industry trends and best practices in the commercial life sciences space.


DIA Medical & Scientific Communications 2015 Annual Forum

March 16-18, 2015 | Glendale, AZ

This is a must-attend annual forum for Medical Communication, Medical Information, Medical Science Liaisons, and Medical Writing Professionals. The cross-functional general session and five breakout tracks encompass all areas including medical information, medical science liaison, medical communications, medical call center, and medical writing, so you can gain further expertise and networking opportunities in your own area as well as different functional areas. Nowhere else can you network with all these professionals in one location. This content is developed to meet the needs of those who work in pharmaceutical based medical scientific communications by including three central tracks covering: Medical Communications, Medical Writing Regulatory and Publication, Medical Science Liaisons.

 

7th Annual Pharma Packaging and Labeling USA 2015

February 25-26, 2015 | Philadelphia, PA

The 7th Pharma Packaging and Labeling USA conference (PHPL) is the pharma industry’s key invitation-only event, giving you a platform for discussion, debate and collaboration, to keep pace with the ever-evolving issues facing us all. With the increasing challenges of regulation, serialization and counterfeiting, conflicting with the constant demands to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and generally do more for less, the 7th PHPL conference will focus on the future of your industry under pressure.

With the latest case studies of successful initiatives, compelling real-life insights and examples of best practice, join us in Philadelphia in February 2015! Author-it will be returning to Philadelphia as a proud sponsor and featured speaker.


14th Annual Bio/Pharma Contact Centers Conference

January 21-22, 2015 | Philadelphia, PA

For 14 years CBI’s CONTACT CENTERS Conference has been the industry’s gold standard for bio/pharmaceutical executives responsible for medical communications, medical information, customer relations and call center management. This unique and content-rich forum brings the most valuable industry perspectives to present highly relevant topics. Attendees gain best practices and strategies for managing a diverse set of call center responsibilities while navigating an evolving regulatory and healthcare landscape.


Information Development World

October 22-24, 2014 | San Jose, CA

Information Development World is the first—and only—conference dedicated to helping organizations create exceptional customer experiences centered around content. Our goal is to bring together the brightest minds in the content arena—content strategists, technical communicators, content marketers, product managers, customer assistance specialists, translators, localizers, taxonomists, and user experience professionals—to demystify the methods, standards, tools and technologies needed to deliver exceptional omni-channel customer experiences.


Veeva R&D Global Summit

October 21-22, 2014 | Philadelphia, PA

Join us in Philadelphia, October 21-22, 2014 to learn and connect with other life sciences professionals and Veeva experts as they share valuable insights on moving global R&D content to the cloud. This first annual Summit for Veeva’s R&D customers includes dedicated tracks for clinical, quality and manufacturing, regulatory, and the Vault platform.


Author-it Summit '14

September 17-18, 2014 | San Jose, CA

If you only go to one event this year make it the Author-it Summit ’14. We're planning an event packed with opportunities to learn Author-it best practices, network with your peers, share ideas and of course we’ll make sure we have plenty of social time. Join us at the Tech Museum for an even bigger and better event than last year.

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2nd Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference

August 6-7, 2014 | Minneapolis

The Marcus Evans 2nd Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference is a highly informative, content driven forum focusing on the key fundamentals for achieving a compliant global labeling process, including: preparing for UDI compliance deadlines, improving label translations and content management systems, utilizing symbols to improve label comprehension, and evaluating the future landscape of e-labeling and structured product labeling.

Medical Device Labeling, Regulatory Affairs, and Labeling & Documentation professionals attending this year’s event will benefit from two full days of interactive case study presentations, networking opportunities and Q&A time with industry leading practitioners. Seating is limited to maintain an intimate educational environment that will cultivate the knowledge and experience of all participants in attendance.


DIA | 50th Annual Conference

June 15-19, 2014 | San Diego, CA

The DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting is the largest multidisciplinary event that brings together a community of life sciences professionals at all levels and across all disciplines involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of medical products all with a common goal to foster innovation that will lead to the development of safe and effective medical products and therapies to patients.

DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting

Veeva Commercial Summit

May 19-21, 2014 | Philadelphia, PA

Join us to learn, share, and connect with other life sciences professionals and Veeva experts as they share valuable insights on industry trends and best practices in multichannel CRM, content management, and master data management. This year's Summit includes new and expanded tracks and workshops on Multichannel CRM, Master Data Management, Promotional Content Approval & Management, and Medical Content Approval & Management. This is one of the industry's largest events dedicated to commercial cloud solutions for life sciences. Register today to secure your attendance!


Intelligent Content Conference on Life Sciences & Healthcare

May 8-9, 2014 | San Francisco, CA

The event will showcase solutions to the complex—and often unique—content challenges faced by pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare information companies. These type of organizations are faced with the same information development and delivery challenges as are other types of organizations, but due to the nature of their businesses, and the regulatory compliance, legal, and privacy issues they face, pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare companies require specialized information management solutions designed specifically to address their stringent business requirements.


Writers UA West

March 3-6, 2014 | Palm Springs, CA

Join Andrew Becraft, Author-it’s manager of UX, and hear his presentation: Maximizing Reuse without Making Your Head Explode. Text insets, conref elements, embedded topics, variables, tokens – no matter what technology you’re using to create your content, there’s a dizzying array of options available to you to enable reuse. With all that power and so many choices at your fingertips, you can quickly paint yourself into a corner. To truly take advantage of the potential cost savings and improved consistency that reuse offers, how do you decide which techniques to use for which types of content, and at what level in your information architecture? In this session, I’ll provide a technology-agnostic approach to planning reuse and structuring your content in a way that balances maximum reuse without making it overly complex to maintain.


Author-it Summit US '13

July 24-25, 2013

The Author-it User Conference is an opportunity to take advantage of everything that Author-it software can deliver. This event focused on client best practices, including several sessions led by some of the best implementations of our authoring solution.