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Ethics and Guidelines Training

Spotlight on Compliance

Virtual Event - via Zoom
Tuesday 22 September 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:15 PM

This seminar will put the spotlight on what good compliance looks like so that you can make sure that your company meets the highest professional standards. It is aimed specifically at those with a responsibility for compliance within their organisations and will be an energetic and engaging online seminar packed with short, sharp presentations, plenty and varied opportunities for interaction and regular breaks.

Guest speakers and compliance experts will cover data protection and privacy guidance, new codes and other considerations. 

We will look specifically at the role and work of data privacy specialists on the pharma company and agency sides and we will provide a PMCPA and a pharma company perspective on key ABPI Code and market research issues.

The session is suitable for those who already have a good knowledge of the BHBIA Legal and Ethical Guidelines and the ABPI/BHBIA Guidance for Adverse Event Reporting. It will be facilitated by members of the BHBIA Ethics & Compliance Committee.

Programme for the day

10.00 Welcome and Introductions - Yuliya Fontanetti, Senior Director, Operations and Compliance, Healthcare Research Worldwide (HRW) / Ethics & Compliance Committee Deputy Chair

10.10 Updated Guidelines/Codes of Practice – Catherine Ayland, BHBIA Ethics Advisor and Debrah Harding, Managing Director, Market Research Society (MRS) and Vice President, EFAMRO

  • Latest BHBIA, EphMRA and MRS Codes 

10.55 Break

11.05 Update on data protection and privacy guidance including international developments – Debrah Harding and Catherine Ayland 

  • GDPR and ICO guidance including the research exemption and naming the end client 
  • GDPR MR Code of Conduct – what is it and what will it offer 
  • California Consumer Protection Act (and implications for UK based organisations) 

11.55 Break

12.05 A day in the life of a data privacy specialist 

  • Data Privacy Compliance Manager – Pharmaceutical Company – Emma Elder, Data Privacy Compliance Manager UK & Ireland, AbbVie 
  • Data Protection Officer – Fieldwork Agency – Emily Joyce, Data Protection Officer, M3 Global Research 

12.50 Lunch Break

13.30 ABPI Code of Practice requirements and how they impact MR 

  • A PMCPA perspective – Heather Simmonds, Director, Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority 
  • A client company perspective on key issues – Catherine King, Senior Scientific Advisor, LEO Pharma UK 

14.15 Break

14.25 Open floor 'clinic' session  facilitated by Catherine Ayland

  • A chance for participants to raise their own issues/questions

14.45 ‘Future Gazing’ exercise in small groups  facilitated by Yuliya Fontanetti

  • We’ll discuss what compliance issues we see coming up in next 12 - 24 months and ask delegates for their suggestions and priorities for any new resources the Ethics & Compliance Committee should consider preparing to meet future compliance needs

15.05 Summary / wrap up  Yuliya Fontanetti

15.15 Close

After each session there be an opportunity for Q&A with the speakers and a discussion of the practical implications.

Delegate Fees
  • Members: £350 + VAT
  • Non-Members: £450 + VAT

Cancellation Policy: standard cancellation policy applies, as stated on booking form

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