Monday, May 2, 2011

ACRP 2011 Global Conference & Exhibition: Innovation & Global Health

Today is Day #2 of the ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals) 2011 Global Conference & Exhibition in Seattle. This year’s program includes more than 125 sessions covering 13 topic areas – all delivered by leading speakers.

You can catch one of the sessions later today as a streaming video:

Innovation & Global Health
Monday, May 2
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PDT

There are great disparities in healthcare throughout the world. Nearly 8 million children die each year from conditions that could be prevented or treated easily. To address these problems, there needs to be political will to address them, commitment of financial resources and, most importantly, innovation. Hear Tachi Yamada, MD, President, Global Health Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, address Innovation and Global Health.

Click here
to view the live session.

Miss a live session? Archived versions of these Plenary Sessions are available within 24 hours of the live broadcast and will remain available through April 1, 2012.

Here's another session that will be available by video:

Regulatory Affairs Public Forum
Sunday, May 1
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PDT

ACRP is the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, and those in hospital, academic medical centers and physician office settings. ACRP was founded in 1976 to address the distinct educational and networking needs of research nurses and others who supported the work of clinical investigations. With its own professional society came the recognition of a new distinctive profession — that of the clinical researcher. More than 35 years later, ACRP is a global association comprised of more than 18,000 individuals in over 65 countries dedicated to clinical research and development.

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