DIA will host the 4th Latin American Regulatory Conference (LARC) from October 1-2, 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico. LARC is aimed at fostering the integration of global regulators and researchers, industry and academia professionals in the field who wish to develop their potential within the regulatory arena. LARC offers a two-day conference with globally-focused sessions on the regulatory environment and the impact of medicines in Latin America, as well as the future of R&D. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Federico Argüelles Tello, Commissioner of Health Approval of COFEPRIS (Mexico).
Other hot topics at LARC include:
- Regulatory convergence framework
- Perspectives and regulation of pediatric studies
- Ethical issues
- Post-market research studies
- Drug safety, marketing surveillance and quality control monitoring
- Biologics and Biosimilars current regulations
- Reviewing the progress of the PANDRH Convergence process
“We are excited to be building our programs in this dynamic and fast-growing region of Latin America, one which is a leader in clinical research, innovation, and manufacturing. For DIA, our presence in this region represents a major commitment,” says Paul Pomerantz, DIA Worldwide Executive Director. “Our goal is to provide an integrated set of services ranging from interactive training to energetic conferences in this region, especially with LARC.”
DIA is a neutral, global, professional, member-driven association of nearly 18,000 professionals involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and related medical products. Through our international educational offerings and myriad networking opportunities, DIA provides a global forum for knowledge exchange that fosters the innovation of products, technologies and services to improve health and well being worldwide. Headquarters are in Horsham, PA, USA, with offices in Basel, Switzerland; Tokyo, Japan; Mumbai, India; and Beijing, China. www.diahome.org.
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