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More Clinical Trials are needed in Canada to keep our industry alive.

Toronto 28 Nov 2013 6:00 pm – Delta Toronto Airport West, 5444 Dixie Road

Canadian Association for Independent Clinical Research


Speaker: Jack Corman, Executive of CAICR; Dr Sharon Cohen from Toronto Memory Program; Dr Deepen Patel, Topstone Phase 1 CRO & GP Network; Stephen Garland

This organization represents non-academic research sites in Canada, where the majority of research takes place. Join a panel of speakers to understand the issues in Canada and how CAICR/ACRCI is helping keep our industry strong! Visit them at www.caicr-acrci.net

Learning Objectives: 1. CAICR/ACRCI – history of “independent clinical research” in Canada and why this association was formed – some of the driving forces. 2. Some of the objectives that the association will undertake to support the industry. 3. Some of the challenges for the independent clinical research sites across Canada.


Biosimilar development: FDA, HC and EMA

Montreal:  5 Dec 2013  6:00 Novotel Montréal Aéroport, 2599 Boul. Alfred-Nobel, St. Laurent H4S 2G1.

Clinical Research Association of Canada


Speaker: Patricia Smith, PhD, Regulatory Affairs Manager, US Strategic Regulatory Services, OptumInsight

Biosimilars are a hot topic and Patricia is an expert on progression in Canada.

Learning objectives: 1.Understand the different requirements for the regulatory agencies 2.“Flip” European biosimilar submissions for Canada and the US 3.Interact with the regulatory agencies with regard to biosimilars


Cost of meetings:

CRAC Members / Students (w/ ID): $50

Non-members: $75

Please register online at:  http://www.craconline.ca/meeting.php

Members: please log in to Members Only Area and then register for the meeting.
Students: When registering, in Company field type Student + School Name + ID number, chose Pay at the door (do not chose PayPal) and bring your payment and Student ID to be shown at the desk.
Free shuttle bus availablefrom the airport to the hotel. Contact CRA School for other transport arrangements.