49th EMWA Conference - Malmö

The 49th EMWA Conference in Malmö, Sweden will be held on the 7 - 9 November 2019 at Scandic Triangeln Hotel.

Please note: You must be a fully paid up EMWA member to attend the conference.

If your membership subscription is unpaid, you will be required to add your membership fee via the 'Pay Outstanding Membership Fees' button.

To begin your registration, please click 'Register Myself' below.

 

When
11/7/2019 - 11/9/2019
Where
Scandic Triangeln Hotel, Malmö Triangeln 2, 211 43 SE- Malmö Sweden

Program

   

Thursday, 07 November 2019

 
Accompanying carers - registration fee covers all daytime refreshments and attendance at the Networking Reception. This fee only applies to Carers. Guests and partners of delegates should register as an accompanying guest.

Accompanying persons who would like to attend the Opening Event and Networking Reception and to join the EMWA lunch and coffee breaks must be registered for the conference by the EMWA member they are accompanying.

MD-SIG meeting please join us to get informed about the latest activities
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
11:00 AM

LWA4 - Beyond Simple Editing
Language and Writing - Advanced
Barbara Grossman + Marian Hodges

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

PTA14 - Building Medical Writing Teams
Professional Techniques - Advanced
Jules Kovacevic

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

MCF8a - From Clinical Study Report to Manuscript
Medical Communication - Foundation
Claire Dyer

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

This seminar is provided free-of-charge and is aimed at those considering a career in medical writing. It is open to conference delegates and members of the general public. It will also be interesting to those who have recently joined the profession who would like to know more. In addition to a presentation covering all aspects of medical writing, the seminar leader will act as a facilitator to optimise exchange of experience between participants, as well as providing insight based on her expertise in this area. This seminar is provided free-of-charge and is aimed at those considering a career in medical writing. It is open to conference delegates and members of the general public. It will also be interesting to those who have recently joined the profession who would like to know more. In addition to a presentation covering all aspects of medical writing, the seminar leader will act as a facilitator to optimise exchange of experience between participants, as well as providing insight based on her expertise in this area. The aim is to provide information on the following:

• Definition of medical writing and its different categories
• Role of the medical writer throughout the life-cycle of a pharmaceutical product
• Explanation of the different types of documents that we write with detailed information on some of the most common, e.g. clinical study protocols and reports, investigator brochures, CTDs, manuscripts, posters 
• Timelines and project management œ Finding a job as a medical writer (qualities and qualifications required, types of companies that employ medical writers, recruitment process, working as a freelancer 
• Training and networking for medical writers 

Members of the public who wish to attend the seminar should approach the EMWA Staff at the Conference Registration Desk who will issue them with a temporary badge and direct them to the seminar room. 

Free Seminar - Not for credit
Sarah Hopwood

Time
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
1:30 PM

DDF37 - Personal Data Protection in the Clinical Trial Disclosure Era: Compliance with EMA Policy 0070 and the GDPR
Drug Development - Foundation
Raquel Billiones

Time
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
1:30 PM

MCA6a - Sponsored Symposia at International Congresses: Expanding into Scientific Project Management and Compliance
Medical Communication -Advanced
Julia Donnelly + Slavka Baronikova

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

PTF40 - Statistical Testing
Professional Techniques - Foundation
James Visanji

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

MDF3 - Writing Clinical Investigation Plans for Medical Devices
Medical Devices - Foundation
Beatrix Doerr

Time
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
1:30 PM

A novel reclassification of type 2 diabetes - steps towards precision medicine - Leif Groop
Myths and truths about Sweden and Swedes - Karin Gewert
A welcome to Malmö - Stephen Gilliver
Regional Talk - Sten Theander

Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM

Networking Reception
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM

Friday, 08 November 2019

 
AMWA/EMWA/ISMPP Joint Position Statement on Predatory publishing
Time
7:45 AM - 8:15 AM
7:45 AM

MSA1 - Advanced Epidemiology
Medical Science - Advanced
Rita Wellens

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

PTF41 - Basics of Medical Statistics for Medical Writers Part 2
Professional Techniques - Foundation
Adam Jacobs

Time
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
8:45 AM

MCF23 - Congress Coverage
Medical Communication - Foundation
Graham Blakey

Time
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
8:45 AM

DDF48 - Consistency Within and Across Regulatory Documents: Writing and Managing
Drug Development - Foundation
Kleopatra Kouroupaki

Time
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
8:45 AM

MDF2a - Going from Pharma to Medical Devices
Medical Devices - Foundation
Raquel Billiones

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

DDF18 - Good SOP Practice: Processes and Authoring
Drug Development - Foundation
Sam Hamilton + Tracy Farrow

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

PTF29 - How to Manage Your Writing Project
Professional Techniques - Foundation
Alison Rapley

Time
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
8:45 AM

PTA13 - The Art of Mentoring
Professional Techniques - Advanced
Sarah Tilly

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

Taylor and Francis Sponsored Seminar
Time
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
12:30 PM

PTF8 - Cross-Cultural Communication
Professional Techniques - Foundation
Kari Skinningsrud

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

DDF17a - Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials
Drug Development - Foundation
Art Gertel

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

MSF7 - Fundamentals of Immunology
Medical Science - Foundation
Uma Swaminathan

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

PTF22 - Managing the Clinical Study Protocol Writing Process
Professional Techniques - Foundation
Abraham Fred Shevack

Time
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
1:30 PM

MCF19 - Medical Writing for Vaccines
Medical Communication - Foundation
Julia Donnelly

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

DDF49 - Trial Registration and Results Reporting in Clinical Trial Registries
Drug Development - Foundation
Kathy Thomas-Urban + Holly Hanson

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

LWF15 - Using Readability Tools to Help Edit Biomedical Research Articles
Language and Writing - Foundation
John Dixon

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

DDA1a - Writing Global Submission Dossiers using the Common Technical Document
Drug Development - Advanced
James Visanji

Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM

Freelance Business Forum Discussion Forum - Not for Credit
Time
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
5:15 PM

Lifestyle choices for health and sustainability
Not for credit
Carolina Rojido

Time
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
5:15 PM

Time
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:30 PM

Time
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:30 PM

Saturday, 09 November 2019

 

PTF13 - Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature
Professional Techniques - Foundation
Adam Jacobs

Time
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
8:45 AM

PTA10 - Effective Reporting of Scales, Questionnaires and VAS Professional Techniques - Advanced Thomas Wagner
Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

DDF35 - Introduction to Writing about Efficacy
Drug Development - Foundation
Helen Bridge

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

DDA2b - Medical Writing Between Dossier Submission and Drug Approval
Drug Developement - Advanced
Douglas Fiebig

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

DDA19 - Pharmacokinetic and Phamacodynamic Modelling: an Overview for Medical Writers
Drug Development - Advanced
Graham Blakey

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

PTA11 - Strategies for Improving Document Quality
Professional Techniques - Advanced
Art Gertel

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

MCF17a - Using Writing Guidelines
Medical Communication - Foundation
Andrea Rossi

Time
8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
8:45 AM

PTF18a - Writing for the Internet
Professional Techniques - Foundation
Diarmuid De Faoite

Time
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
8:45 AM

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