Conference 2023

PIPA Conference 2023 – 8th & 9th November

The 2023 PIPA Conference was held at De Vere Horsley Estate, Surrey.

Once again, we offered a dynamic and topical conference programme with many opportunities to network and discuss ideas with colleagues across the industry. We would like to thank our speakers, exhibitors and delegates for attending and making the event a great success.

The full conference programme can be viewed below. For those of you who attended the event, you should be able to see a second copy of the programme for each day with the presentations linked in. If you are unable to see this, then please contact us via

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2024 PIPA conference, details of which will be announced shortly.

PIPA Conference 2023 Programme

Wednesday 8th November


09:00 Registration, Meet & Greet Breakfast
09:55 Introduction 
Pooja Patel, PIPA President
10:15 Data Visualisation Workshop
Alexander Schacht, The Effective Statistician ­
11:15 Comfort Break
11:30 AGM
12:00 Data Visualisation Workshop Continued
Alexander Schacht, The Effective Statistician ­
13:00 Lunch & Exhibition

Breakout Sessions

14:00 A. Effective interpretation of clinical papers and statistics
Adrian Parrott, PharmaSchoolB. Artificial intelligence and pharmacovigilance: What can ChatGPT do for my PV system?
Dr Dave Lewis & Amalia Alexe, Novartis
C. Managers’ Workshop:
– Difficult Conversations
Jonathan Hart-Smith, CK Group
– Resilience through building high quality connections
Josie Jacobs, Thrive Together Consulting
15:15 Tea / Coffee & Exhibition
15:45 Breakout sessions continued
17:00 Close
19:00 Pre-Dinner Drinks, Dinner and Evening Networking Event

Thursday 9th November

Track One: Medical Information

09:00 Code update
Keval Dabba, PMCPA
10:00 UKMi update
Vanessa Chapman & Iram Husain, UKMi
11:00 Tea / Coffee & Exhibition
11:30 Building a Medical Information Patient Website: Lessons Learned
Jess Burgess & Vishal Padhiar, AstraZeneca Ltd
12:15 Enabling HCP Self-Service with Scientific Response Documents (SRDs)
Alan Henderson, original-digital & John Moreland, Datapharm
13:00 Lunch & Exhibition

Track Two: Pharmacovigilance

09:00 Mergers and Acquisitions and Pharmacovigilance
David Boyd, Signal Pharma Experts
10:00 Additional Risk Minimisation Measures
Kandra Weller, Novartis

Tea / coffee & Exhibition

11:30 Round table discussion: The Windsor Framework
Facilitator: John Barber
12:15 PV System Oversight – Considerations for meaningful and efficient oversight
Anna Adams, Kenvue
13:00 Lunch & Exhibition

Breakout Sessions

14:00 A.Presentation Skills
Anne Turnbull, Turnbull Consultancy Services and Monika Goyal, APCER Life Sciences
B. Code Workshop
Jayne Packham, Jayne Packham Consultancy
C. PV audit preparation and recent findings
Sanjay Motivaras, Audit PV Ltd and Janine Gavin-Poulter, Collaborative Pharma Ltd
15:15 Tea / Coffee & Exhibition
15:45 Break out sessions continued
17:00 Close