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14-15 April 2015 | Paris, France
Palais des Congrès

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GO About the Conference

Clinical Forum ImageADDITIONAL Call for Abstracts for Focus Topics! Deadline: 10 November!

The Clinical Forum Programme Committee invites you to submit abstracts for selected additional topics to enhance the below themes.

DIA is accepting abstracts for the listed topics only.
  • Medical Writing
    • Layperson Summaries
    • Metrics
    • New Safety Documents
    • Medical Writing Competencies
    • Sponsor-Vendor Relationship
  • Patient-Centred Outcomes Research
    • Research methodologies
    • What to keep in mind for study design
    • Patient-centred Comparative Effectiveness Research
    • The role of stakeholders in PCR: Patients, Clinicians, Insurers, Researchers
    • Which evidence is needed to change clinical practice and improve patients’ outcomes?
    • Special patient populations / rare diseases – how PCR can assist

  • Clinical Operations
    • Transcelerate and Other Industry-Driven Collaborations: Update on status, operability and relevant activities impacting clinical research
    • Enhancing Clinical Operations Efficacy: LEAN and Six Sigma for continuous improvement of Clinical research processes
    • Health Economy Evaluation during Clinical Trials − obtaining relevant economic data during clinical development
    • Personalised Medicine and Biomarker Development − ways to evaluate efficacy

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GO Meeting Programme

The Clinical Forum programme features two full days of workshops and sessions with four core themes:

Theme 1 | Clinical Operations

Estrella Garcia Estrella Garcia, Head of Global Clinical Operations, Almirall S.A., Spain
Holger Rohde Holger Maria Rohde, Director, Strategy Implementation Lead, Strategy and Business Operations Global R&D, Merck Serono, Germany

Theme 2 | Technical Operations

Detlef Nehrdich Detlef Nehrdich, Senior Associate, Waife & Associates, Inc., Germany
Mette Mackeprang Bruhn Mette Mackeprang Bruhn, Team Leader, Data Management Standards & Support, Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark

Theme 3 | Peri-Approval Research

Jens Reinhold Jens Reinhold, Medical Director ZAO Bayer, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Russia, Russian Federation
Heike Schön Heike Schön, Managing Director, LUMIS International, Germany 

Theme 4 | Medical writing

Mary Stewart Mary Gardner Stewart, Vice President, Medical Documentation, H. Lundbeck A/S, Denmark

GO Exhibition

Two in one: Exhibit at the combined EuroMeeting and Clinical Forum Exhibition

Reach the full range of medicines development professionals at this newly established exhibiting opportunity in Paris in 2015. Present your company to a total of 2,500 professionals from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, CROs, EMA, FDA and 25+ national regulatory agencies from all over the world, patient organisations and universities, collect new leads, meet with your business partners. ALL UNDER ONE ROOF.

See top reasons why to exhibit at this extraordinary event.

pdf    Download Exhibitor Prospectus
pdf    Download Application and Contract
pdf    Download Exhibition Hall Floor Plan

GO Fellowships

Fellowships: Students, Patients, Young Professionals

The co-locating of the Clinical Forum and the EuroMeeting will offer an unprecedented forum for DIA fellows. Applications will be accepted from Patients, Students and Young Professionals.

For more than a decade, DIA Europe has welcomed and encouraged patient advocate, young professional and student participation and continues to support their participation at the co-located Clinical Forum and EuroMeeting.

More details, application guidelines and timelines will be published soon.

GO Networking

For the first time ever, the Clinical Forum will be organised in parallel with the EuroMeeting, sharing one huge exhibition hall.  Attendees of the Clinical Forum will not only be able to network with the approximately 300 professionals attended this conference, but also with the EuroMeeting crowd – 3,000 participants from every sector of the life science industry, CROs, clinical trial sites, health regulatory agencies and delegates from academia and patient organisations, and more.

GO Parallel EuroMeeting

EuroMeeting image Programme in development! The programme committee is working on a cutting edge scientific programme. Stay tuned for the preliminary programme.

For the first time ever, the EuroMeeting will be organised in parallel with the Clinical Forum. This will afford delegates unparalleled opportunities to interact and network with qualified professionals from throughout Europe and the world, and to meet a wealth of exhibiting companies, all under one roof. You will meet professionals from the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, CROs, clinical trial sites, health regulatory agencies and delegates from academia and patient organisations, and more.
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