SMis 6th annual Paediatric Clinical Trials

Venue: Copthorne Tara Hotel

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Mar 21, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 22, 2012
Early Registration Date: Dec 16, 2011
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SMi presents their 6th annual conference on Paediatric Clinical Trials. This event will explore a range of key issues relating to the involvement of children in pharmaceutical development. There will be a strong focus on operational considerations when designing studies and an update on international regulations governing their conduct, ethical issues surrounding the increase in outsourcing clinical investigations to developing countries.

Attendees will have access to presentations from a variety of senior professionals working in industry and renowned academic experts. With pharmaceutical companies now required producing medicines specifically aimed at 0-17 year olds, this timely conference is not to be missed.

Benefits of attending:

Hear about the practical considerations associated with drug discovery in the juvenile population

Discuss the updates on international paediatric clinical research legislation

Explore the ways to optimise benefit and minimise risks when conducting paediatric trials

Learn about the importance of clinical trial networks

Network with key opinion leaders and industry associates to share knowledge

Key speakers include:

Klaus Rose, Paediatric Drug Development Consultant, Klausrose Consulting
Lisa Moore-Ramdin, Senior Medical Advisor, Paediatric Vaccines, GlaxoSmithKline
Sabine Desset-Brethes, Project Leader, Pharmaceutical & Analytical Development, Novartis
Georg Schmitt, Head of Toxicology & NCS Paediatrics, F. Hoffman-La Roche
David McIntosh, Global Scientific Affairs Senior Expert, Novartis
Stephen Heaton, Head of Safety Risk Management Planning & Coordination, Bayer Healthcare
Thomas Hassall, Senior Director, Regulatory Policy & Intelligence, Abbott Laboratories
Ashley Strougo, Scientist, PK Modelling & Simulation, Astellas
Joseph Standing, Paediatric Clinical Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, University College London
Dirk Matthys, Head of Paediatrics, Ghent University Hospital
Hans Stoetter, Head of the Paediatric Working Group, Swissmedic


Additional Information

ALSO FEATURING TWO INTERACTIVE HALF-DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Patient Recruitment and Retention within a Paediatric Population Gaynor Anders – Vice President/Head of Global Operations MMG 20th March 2012 Copthorne Tara Hotel, London In association with MMG This workshop will set the framework of recruiting and retaining paediatrics/adolescents in clinical trials. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn hints and tips for devising and implementing a strategy to aid enrolment and maximise compliance within this complex patient population EU Paediatric Requirements in Drug Development – A Hands-On Interactive Training Klaus Rose – Managing Director Klausrose Consulting 20th March 2012 Copthorne Tara Hotel, London In association with Klausrose Consulting This workshop will be a hands-on exercise leading through the stages of the EU Paediatric Investigation Plan (PIP) from preparation, through negotiation, to execution and final report.