DIA
Drug Information Association Logo

Monday, June 16 Highlights

DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting Highlights


Annual Meeting App - Download it Today for FREE!
Search DrugInfoAssn in your app store. To access the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting app:

• Click on the Events Icon
• Select DIA 2014 50th
   Annual Meeting
• Login with the email
   address you used
   to register



Today's Top Tweets

Twitter  ERT: We were kicking off #DIA2014 to a great start! The whole ERT team ran the @CISCRP #Medhero5k pic.twitter.com/J7uD1JJdcX

Twitter  Jenn Mcnary:
#DIA2014 kick-off - global collaboration among regulatory agencies- #harmonization pic.twitter.com/SC99pITBzp

Twitter  John Reites: Social media use in clinical research with process to support is an early theme of the meeting #DIA2014 pic.twitter.com/Hnc5uN3Jcd

Twitter  Robin Whitsell:
Pt engagement + #hcsm Standing room only! Big consideration: are you listening and interacting w/ your patients? @BBKWorldwide #DIA2014

Twitter  PatientsLikeMe: PatientsLikeMe launches new services to change patients' role from subjects to true collaborators #DIA2014 http://shout.lt/vVDw

Twitter  David McNierney: Voice of the Patient is the top story @ #DIA2014; How appropriate for the 50th anniversary!!! http://goo.gl/Sknebh @DrugInfoAssn @Medidata

Twitter  CSC Health:
At #DIA2014 this week, check out @joelfinkle_csc on product submissions and Michelle Gyzen on global teams http://bit.ly/N9QPKY  @CSC

Twitter  Sheila Rocchio: "Emergence of technologies for data collection of PROs is one of the most important developments in industry" says Stephen Coons #DIA2014

Twitter  Quintiles: Critical shifts mean #biopharma & CROs must have more strategic, end-to-end approach to clinical trials says Paula Brown Stafford #DIA2014


What Do You Want to Hear at DIA 2015?

Let DIA Know. Use hash tag #DIA2015


Don’t Miss…

Tuesday’s Innovation Theaters, brought to you by:

Check the Final Program or Mobile App for times.


Check Out these News Stories Featuring
DIA 2014

  DIA At 50: Converge, Convene, Contribute

  Meet Top Industry Journalists at "Reporters Round Table" at DIA Annual Meeting

  Biotech Pioneer Daniel Kraft to Discuss 'Organs on a Chip' at DIA Annual Meeting

  Innovators in Patient Engagement, Industry and Regulation to Lead DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting


During the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting, each morning we will bring you a quick highlight and a taste of the amazing content, ideas, and the breakthroughs being exchanged at the Annual Meeting.

  Watch Monday Highlights

Keynote Address

“There’s going to be a network of people coming into your future. They want to be your partner. They want to be your friend. Your question is:
How will you let them in?”

- PatientsLikeMe's Jamie Heywood, in the Keynote Address

The DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting Opening Plenary featured the Keynote Address by Jamie Heywood. One of the world’s leaders in using technology to transform the future of health care, Jamie is the Founding Director of the ALS Therapy Development Institute, the world’s first nonprofit biotechnology company, and Co-Founder and Chairman of PatientsLikeMe, an innovative web community that allows patients to pool their disease and treatment experiences to advance medicine.

  Read More

Opening Reception and DIA's 50th Anniversary Celebration

At left, DIA Global Executive Director Barbara Lopez Kunz and DIA President Minnie Baylor-Henry cut the 50th Anniversary cake.

Keep DIA's 50th Anniversary Celebration Going! Visit the DIA Booth #1531 to Snap a Picture and Get a Keepsake.


Student Poster Session Awards

First Place: A Cross Country Comparison of the Effect of Co-Payments for Prescriptions on Adherence to Medications
Presented by: Sarah-Jo Sinnott, University College Cork

Second Place: Budget Impact Analysis of Tofacitinib for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Presented by: Rituparna Bhattacharya, West Virginia University

Third Place: Monitoring Medicines in Social Media, What are the Options? Example: Medicines Under Additional Monitoring in Europe
Presented by: Maartje Van Der Sar, Leiden University, Medicines Evaluation Board

  Read More in Monday's Show Daily

And Don't Forget!
Visit the Professional Posters Sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Sails Pavilion. First-time attendees, cast your vote for your chance to  Win a Kindle Fire HD!

  Read More on Tuesday's Poster Sessions


New Approaches to International Collaboration
Between Regulators Part 1 of 2

Starting with the original ICH partners, this forum explored how the model of regulatory collaboration is evolving from traditional harmonization and information sharing models to strategic coalitions and work-sharing initiatives.

  View Video


New Approaches to International Collaboration
Between Regulators Part 2 of 2


Building on Part 1, this Part 2 forum discussed regulatory collaboration efforts in a wider international context and with a wider group of regulators. The specific role of WHO and non- governmental organizations were also addressed.

  View Video

DIA President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in World Health


Jamie Heywood, accepting the DIA President’s Award for
Outstanding Achievement
in World Health, with DIA President Minnie Baylor-Henry.

The DIA President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in World Health is the organization’s highest award, given in recognition of the significant, innovative contributions of an individual, group of individuals, or an organization to the improvement of global health. This year's award was presented to PatientsLikeMe.

The Walking Gallery, Featuring Artist and Patient Activist
Regina Holliday

DIA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration included a gathering of The Walking Gallery, a patient empowerment movement founded by Artist Regina Holliday.

At left, a participant wears a jacket adorned with hand-painted artwork created by the artist.


1st Annual Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K

We had an excellent turnout – approximately 300 registrants showed up to participate in the 1st Annual Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K.


Visit the EDM & eSubmissions Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall 

This Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall features organizations focused on Electronic Document Management (EDM) and eSubmissions. Visit Section 530-547 in the Exhibit Hall!




Stay In Touch


Follow #DIA2014 for
real-time updates.

Follow DrugInfoAssn and post pictures from the Annual Meeting.

.