Conference 2024

PIPA Conference 2024 – 18th & 19th September

Radisson Edwardian Blu Hotel, Heathrow, 140 Bath Road, UB3 5AW

In a break from tradition, this year’s conference will be dedicated to pharmacovigilance and medical information on alternate days, providing focused agenda and networking opportunities to support PIPA members’ interests and development.

Drinks receptions will be held at the end of both days ensuring a chance to relax and catch-up with colleagues.

A discounted rate is available to delegates who wish to attend both days, and a limited number of rooms have been reserved at the hotel on the night of 18th September should anyone wish to stay overnight.

Day delegate rate: £475 + VAT
2-day rate: £850 + VAT
PV day, 18th September:
MI day, 19th September:
Both days:

We will also have an exclusive exhibition on each day, with just 3 exhibitors per day.

Exhibitor fee: £1000 + VAT
2-day rate: £1500 + VAT
PV day, 18th September:
MI day, 19th September: Booking now closed – exhibition full

PIPA Conference 2024

The programmes for each day are currently being finalised and maybe subject to change:

Wednesday 18th September – Pharmacovigilance

08:45 Welcome address
09:00 Case study; product acquisition management – integration of a product into an existing PV system: planning, pitfalls and lessons learnt
10:00 Inspectorate expectations & recent findings for audits and inspections – MHRA  (attendance to be confirmed)
11:00 Exhibition & Tea / Coffee
11:15 Panel discussion: Outsourced PV: considerations from vendor and utiliser – Helen Lowe, Assured Compliance Ltd
12:15 Arrested development: Cardiac safety concerns in phase 2 and 3 clinical trials – Professor Dave Lewis & Amalia Alexe, Novartis
13:15 Lunch & Exhibition
14:00 Signal management: A case study from a safety physician – Dr Ali Khalil
15:00 Panel discussion: Collaboration, Communication and Compliance: Key Pillars of Success in the QPPV Office – Elspeth McIntosh, Castle Pharmacovigilance
16:00 Exhibition & Tea / Coffee
16:15 Early / expanded access programmes
17:15 Conference close & networking event

Thursday 19th September – Medical Information

08:45 Welcome address
09:00 Scaling up an MI service in response to demand – Jess Burgess & Lynne Joyce, AstraZeneca
10:15 2024 ABPI Code Update – Jayne Packham, Jayne Packham Consultancy
11:15 Exhibition & Tea / Coffee
11:30 Real world data use and interpretation – Adrian Parrott, PharmaSchool Training
12:30 Artificial Intelligence in Medical Information
13:15 Lunch & Exhibition
14:00 The future of MI and MILE initiatives – Michelle Bridenbaker, MILE President
15:00 QR Codes: how do the different types of QR Codes work in practice when sharing medicines information? HCP insights – what have we learnt about what HCPs want – Rob Chapman, Datapharm
16:00 Exhibition & Tea / Coffee
16:15 Outsourced MI: collaboration between the vendor and client – Sonia Salzano, Astellas & Dominique Van Hoesel, PPD
17:15 Conference close & networking event