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

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GO About the Conference


The DIA Clinical Forum is unique amongst European conferences, bringing together thought leaders from industry in all the core disciplines; data management, clinical operations, drug safety and medical writing.

The conference provides the opportunity to share experience with peers, examine case studies, review lessons learned and discover best practice with professional colleagues from all disciplines. The increasing success of the cross-functional sessions has secured their place in the programme.

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 many more.

Make sure you don’t miss out. Join us for what will be a memorable April in Paris.

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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
Thomas Schindler Thomas Martin Schindler, Head Medical Writing Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG, Germany

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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.

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GO Parallel EuroMeeting

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Connected Health is not only about the technology. It’s about being able to actively navigate the ever evolving healthcare ecosystem holistically.

The DIA EuroMeeting allows you to debate the issues across the entire drug development value chain during the conference & find solutions within the exhibition with 2500+ other cross functional thought leaders.



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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.

GO Student Fellowship

Student Group at EuroMeeting 2015

Student Poster - Students are the future of medicines development and DIA has long recognised this through its Student poster programme which is geared to engaging with these key stakeholders as they embark upon their careers. DIA offers you the opportunity to submit a poster for the conference, successful Students receive support to attend the meeting, in addition to being able to showcase themselves to professionals coming from across medicines development.

Submit an Abstract

The deadline for applications and abstract submissions is: 10 January 2015
Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 13 February 2015

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GO Patient Advocate Fellowship

The DIA European Patient Advocate Fellowship programme, now in its 10th year, is a programme to promote the participation of patient advocates at the Clinical Forum and the EuroMeeting. DIA has enthusiastically embraced patient advocates as stakeholders. The presence of patient advocates at these meetings is only the first step. They have already started to follow up attending by actively participating as session speakers and chairs, and as members of our planning committees for these programmes.

The DIA Board of Directors, and Regional Advisory Councils for Europe and North America, now include patient representatives.

What is a DIA Patient Advocate Fellowship?
The DIA patient fellowship provides selected representatives with full meeting registration (including a preconference tutorial) fully supported travel and accommodation costs.

DIA also offers a limited number additional patient representatives complimentary registration to the

The DIA Patient Advocate Fellowship Programme is designed to do the following:

  • Develop, strengthen, and support patient collaborations with policy makers, industry representatives, public health authorities, academia, and other healthcare stakeholders.
  • Improve alliances between patient groups and other healthcare stakeholders
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of issues central to the promotion of patient-centred healthcare, biomedical research, and drug development
  • Provide a forum for sharing best practices, stimulating cooperation, and facilitating a two-way dialogue across the entire global healthcare community.
  • Enhance the capacity of patient advocates to respond to changes in drug development and health care delivery
  • Integrate the patient voice by attending EuroMeeting program offerings, roundtable discussions, and networking events

Who should apply?

  • Applicant should be affiliated with a patient organisation
  • Demonstrated track record of education and/or advocacy activities
  • Patient engagement in or be familiar with activities related to clinical trials, drug development, HTA, regulatory affairs
  • The business language of the conference is English. Patient Fellows must be able to understand scientific content in English and network with other attendees with ease

The deadline for applications is: 10 January 2015
Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 13 February 2015

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GO Young Professional Rate

DIA EuroMeeting 2015 Special Young Professionals' Rate
DIA promotes the participation of young professionals in the annual Clinical Forum and EuroMeeting by offering a reduced rate for professionals under the age of 32 currently working in health product development, regulation and related fields. Selected applicants will benefit from a reduced rate of €700 (excl. VAT).

The deadline for applications is: Monday, 30 March 2015

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