Conference 2016

PIPA Conference 2016

The 2016 PIPA conference was held on 5th – 6th October 2016 at Oatlands Park Hotel, Surrey.

The event attracted over 100 delegates, exhibitors and speakers each day. Once again, the vibrant atmosphere, lively discussions and great networking opportunities saw conference delegates connecting over the dynamic programme of topical sessions.

PIPA Conference 2016 Programme

Wednesday 5th October


09:00 Registration, Meet & Greet Breakfast
09:55 Welcome
Sarah Hall, PIPA President
10:00 Plants in medicine:  is it what it says on the pack?
Professor Monique Simmonds, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
11:00 Comfort Break
11:30  Yellow Card Roadmap – an update
 Mitul Jadeja, MHRA
12:30 AGM 2016
AGM Minutes
13:00 Lunch & Exhibition

TRACK 1: Break Out Sessions

14:00  A. Much Ado About Lots – Data Protection, the New Regulation and Brexit
Amanda Kearsley, law:matix
B. What is the Value of Pharmacovigilance Data?
Dr David Lewis, Novartis Pharma AG
15:30 Tea / coffee & Exhibition
16:00 Break out sessions continued
17:00  Close

TRACK 2: Managers’ Workstream

14:00 Confidentiality and Patient Consent
Helen Roberts, BonelliErede
14:45 Developing Competency Frameworks
Lorna Badrick, Quanticate
15:30 Tea/coffee & Exhibition
16:00 How to Develop a Motivated Team
Claire Scott, Clarity Leadership
16:45 Managers’ Hot Topics – Discussion
17:30 Close
19:00 Pre-Dinner Drinks and Dinner

Thursday 6th October


08:30 Registration
09:00 Role of the Research Nurse in Clinical Trials
Anne Croudass, CRUK
09:45 The Human Factor and Pharmacovigilance
Colin Knight, UK Pharmaceutical Human Factors & Ergonomics Group
10:30 Tea / coffee & Exhibition

Track One: Medical Information

11:00 The 2016 PMCPA Code of Practice Update in Practice
Rina Newton, CompliMed Ltd
12:00 Results of the UKMi Review of Pharma Medical Information DepartmentsPIPA Reciprocal Survey of UKMi Departments
Fiona Woods & Katie Smith, UKMi & Terri-Leigh Bonnington, PIPA 
13:00 Lunch & Exhibition

Track Two: Pharmacovigilance

11:00 Managing Core Safety Information
Rob Begnett, Reckitt Benckiser
11:45 Validating Literature Monitoring Searches
Julio Dos Anjos, Elsevier
12.30 Remote Pharmacovigilance Auditing
Ejaz Butt, Zigzag Associates Ltd
13:00 Lunch & Exhibition
Break Out Sessions
14:00 A. Copy Approval – Working Effectively with Marketing
    Jen Quinn & Isabel Whitehead, Janssen
B. Optimising Written Response Documents 
Jayne Packham, Jayne Packham Consultancy 
C. ABPI PEN Guidance notes for Organised Data Collection Schemes
Jenny Lean ABPI PEN (Pfizer); Sarah Hall, ABPI PEN PIPA representative (Baxter Healthcare Ltd)

15:15 Tea/coffee & Exhibition
15:30  Break Out Sessions Continued
17:00  Conference Closing Session
17:15 Conference Close

PIPA was delighted to welcome the following exhibitors to the 2016 PIPA conference:

Hays Life Sciences
Silver Sponsor of the 2016 PIPA Conference

Bronze Sponsor of the 2016 PIPA Conference
Quanticate Pharmacovigilance Services

Axess Ltd
ESMS Global
ProQuest Dialog / Pi2 Solutions
Aris Global UK Ltd
The British Library
Cancer Research UK