Programme

Programme for Professionals segment of the day:

Timing

Title

Speakers

10:00 - 16:00

10:00 - 10:30

Registration

Networking

10:30 - 10:50

Session 1

The role of regulatory agencies, industry and consultancies in the regulatory process

  • Sarah Roberts, PRA Health Sciences 
  • Roz Sutton, Roche

11:30 - 11:50

Session 2

What are the different areas of regulatory affairs you could work in?

- Case study: Transition into a niche area of RA - Labeling Management - Global and Regional (real life examples)

  • Giovanna Ferrari - Pfizer
  • Ronnie Mundair - Pfizer

12:30 - 12:50

Session 3

How others have transitioned into regulatory affairs - case studies

- Role of Regulatory Operations
- Career path and experience in Regulatory Operations

  • Steve Young - Allergan
  • Valeria Graffeo - EUREKA! Consulting Solutions

12:50 - 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 - 14:20

Session 4

Laying the foundations for a successful career in Regulatory Affairs

- What skills/knowledge/competencies do you need?
- What type of person is best suited to a role in RA?

  • Leona Fitzgerald - PPD

15:20 - 15:40

Session 5

Effective continuing professional development & recognition

  • Samantha Alsbury - TOPRA

 

15:40 - 16:00

Networking

 

 

Programme for Students segment of the day:

Timing

Title

Speakers

16:30 - 20:00

16:30 - 17:00

Registration

Networking

17:00 - 17:20

Session 1

Regulatory Affairs as a career
- What is it like to work in RA?
- Benefits of a career in RA?
- Example of a specialised RA role: Labelling manager (global and regional roles)

  • Giovanna Ferrari, Pfizer
  • Ronnie Mundair, Pfizer

18:00 - 18:20

Session 2

What skills, knowledge and competencies do you need to become a successful Regulatory Affairs professional?

- Case study: Regulatory Operations - Why you should drop everything and join us

  • Henry Quinn, Gilead
  • Kerry Bambrick-Sattar, SEC Recruitment

19:00 - 19:20

Session 3

How to get started in regulatory affairs
  • Sarah Roberts, PRA Health Sciences

19:20 - 19:40

Session 4

How to give yourself the best opportunity to start a career in Regulatory Affairs

- Tips on CVs and preparing for an interview

  • Kerry Bambrick-Sattar, SEC Recruitment

19:40 - 20:00

Networking