Scientific Programme Overview

Scientific programme overview: the full programme is available to view or to download as a pdf

Time Wednesday, 3rd November 2010
12:30 - 13:30 Registration
13:30 - 16:30

Welcome Opening sessions
and
Joint ISoP / WHO meeting (14:30 - 16:30)

16:30 - 17:30 Coffee-break / poster
17:30

Welcome Reception



Time Thursday, 4th November 2010
07:30 - 09:30

2 plenary lectures:

  1. 08:00 - 08:45 Pharmacovigilance in the Global Village - Alex Dodoo, Ghana
  2. 08:45 - 09:30 How do we ensure safety during mass rapid deployment of medicines and vaccines - Pia Caduff, Switzerland
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee-break / poster
10:00 - 12:00

Parallel Sessions (with Chairpersons)

Session A
Vaccine Safety

1) Ugo Moretti, Italy
2) Alex Dodoo, Ghana

Session B
Ecopharmacovigilance for a healthy future

1) Giampaolo Velo, Italy
2) Delese Mimi Darko, Ghana

Session C
Managing medication error

1) Rachida Soulaymani, Morocco
2) Mohamed Lakhal, Tunisia

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:45

Plenary lecture: New Frontiers in Pharmacovigilance, Gerald Dal Pan (FDA)

13:45 - 15:30

Parallel Sessions (with Chairpersons)

Session D
Pharmacovigilance perspectives:
South and Latin America

1) Luis Alesso, Argentina
2) Raquel Herrera Comoglio, Argentina

Session E
Pharmacovigilance perspectives:
North America

1) Gerald dal Pan, US
2) Brian Edwards, UK

Session F
Pharmacovigilance perspectives:
Western Pacific region

1) Mira Harrison Woolrych, New Zealand
2) Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Philippines

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee-break / poster
16:00 - 19:00

Executive Committee meeting

19:00

Open Air Theatre, Drama, Cultural Evening (University of Ghana);
Optional after-party at Bywel



Time Friday, 5th November 2010
07:30 - 09:30

2 plenary lectures:

  1. 08:00 - 08:45 Epidemiological progress in the US (Judith Jones, US)
  2. 08:45 - 09:30 Developing and implementing risk management programmes (Yola Moride, Canada, John Freeman, US)
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee-break / poster
10:00 - 12:00

Parallel Sessions (with Chairpersons)

Session G
Safety of medicines for HIV, TB, Malaria

1) Jing Bao, US
2) Alex Dodoo, Ghana

Session H
Meeting EU Regulatory Expectations in Phamacovigilance

1) Elliot Brown, UK
2) Sarah Daniels, UK

Session I
Pharmacovigilance à la carte
(session to be conducted in French)


1) Herve Le Louet, France
2) Yola Moride, Canada

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:45

ISoP General Assembly

13:45 - 14:30

Plenary lecture: Science, Medicines, Health: Strengthening Regulatory Science and Improving Pharmacovigilance Law to the Benefit of Public Health, Peter Arlett (EMA)

14:30 - 16:00

Parallel Sessions (with Chairpersons)

Session J
Signal detection

1) Eugène van Puijenbroek, Netherlands
2) Phil Watson, UK

Session K
New Thinking and Perspectives in Pharmacovigilance

1) Deirdre McCarthy, Ireland
2) Brian Edwards, UK

Session L
Communication in drug safety: an interactive debate

1) Ralph Edwards, Sweden
2) Bruce Hugman, Thailand

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee-break / poster

PV Outreach - Visit to a deprived location for outreach,
charity and Distribution of football shirts

Gala dinner and 10th ISoP Anniversary



Time Saturday, 6th November 2010
08:00 - 09:30

08:00 - 08:45 International cooperation to deliver a global PV system, June Raine, UK
08:45 - 09:30 Bengt-Erik Wiholm Lecture: Biases in disproportionality alert generation from spontaneous reporting, Nicholas Moore, France

09:30 - 10:00 Poster Prize Awards
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee-break
10:30 - 11:15

Plenary Seminar: Forensic Pharmacovigilance (Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Philippines and Andrew Herxheimer, UK)

11:15 - 11:30

Presentation for ISoP 2011

11:30 - 12:30

Closing Ceremony for ISoP 2010

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and registration for tutorials
13:30 - 18:00

3 post conference half-day courses:

1) Creating a Safety Culture:
Sarah Daniels, UK
Steve Powell, US

2) Clinical Trial Safety:
Jing Bao, US
Herve Le Louet, France
Brian Edwards, UK

3) Vaccine Safety:
Jan Willem van der Velden, Switzerland
Katharina Hartmann, Switzerland

18:00

Beach party



Time Sunday, 7th November 2010
07:30 - 08:00 Registration for tutorials
08:00 - 10:00

2 post conference courses (all day):

Basic concepts (English):
Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Philippines
Eugène van Puijenbroek, Netherlands

Principles of Risk Management (English):
Deirdre McCarthy, Ireland
Elliot Brown, UK

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee-break
10:30 - 12:30

2 post conference courses (all day):

Basic concepts (English)
Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Philippines
Eugène van Puijenbroek, Netherlands

Principles of Risk Management (English)
Deirdre McCarthy, Ireland
Elliot Brown, UK

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00

2 Post conference courses (all day):

Basic concepts (English)
Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Philippines
Eugène van Puijenbroek, Netherlands

Principles of Risk Management (English)
Deirdre McCarthy, Ireland
Elliot Brown, UK

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee-break