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Description: Expert statistician Robert Thiel offers step-by-step instruction for using the Bayesian statistical method in device clinical trials. Thiel covers:
  • How the Bayesian method differs from the more commonly used Frequentist approach;
  • Benefits and costs of using the Bayesian method;
  • Basic probability laws; and
  • Examples of the method’s practical application.

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Speaker: Dr. Robert Thiel, Founder and CEO, THIEL Statistical Consultants

Description: Information management expert Antoinette Azevedo explains FDA requirements for Structured Product Labeling and offers strategies for compliance. Azevedo covers:
  • Data sharing using SPL;
  • Information workflow; and
  • echnology requirements and timeline for establishing an SPL system.

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Speaker: Antoinette Azevedo, Founder,

Description: FDA insider Steven Niedelman explains the FDA’s regulations for overseeing suppliers and how to ensure outsourced operations maintain compliance. Topics include:
  • Ways to evaluate, audit and select potential contractors;
  • What to include in a supplier contract;
  • Risk-based auditing of current suppliers; and
  • Corrective action planning.

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Speaker: Steven Niedelman, Senior Consultant, Crowell & Moring LLP

Description: Noted medical device authority Barbara Immel illustrates best practices for creating effective and compliant change control forms. Immel discusses:
  • Using electronic change control forms;
  • Types of changes requiring FDA approval;
  • Real-Time PMA supplements; and
  • How the FDA inspects devicemakers design and change control systems.

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Speaker: Barbara Immel, President, Immel Resources LLC

Description: Global legal experts Cristiana Spontoni and Maureen Bennett examine medical device approval regulations from both the U.S. and EU perspectives and discuss how they differ. Topics include:
  • Device classification;
  • Clinical investigation;
  • Basic regulatory references; and
  • Definitions and interpretation of differences.

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Speakers: Cristiana Spontoni, European Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP and Maureen Bennett, Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP

Description: Global compliance expert Annalisa Pizzarello discusses best practices in how to write SOPs and train staff to follow them. Topics include:
  • Developing a documentation strategy;
  • Identifying roles and responsibilities; and
  • Reviewing and revising SOPs throughout their lifecycle.

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Speaker: Annalisa Pizzarello, Head of Global Compliance, Amgen

Description: Validation expert Melissa Smith imparts the basics of analytical method validation and how to maintain compliance with FDA rules. Smith covers:
  • Elements and types of method validation;
  • When and how to validate methods;
  • Setting specification criteria; and
  • International Conference on Harmonization quality guidelines.

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Speaker: Melissa Smith, Co-chair, PDA Task Force for Method Development and Qualification

Description: Former FDA insider David Rosen explains the FDA clinical trial inspections process and offers insight into preparing for GCP audits. Topics include:
  • Common findings of GCP inspections;
  • Roles of sponsors, IRBs and individual investigators in FDA-regulated research; and
  • Types of sanctions and other consequences of noncompliance.

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Speaker: David Rosen, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Description: Compliance expert Gordon Richman clarifies the FDA’s Part 11 focus on electronic systems as part of GMP inspections and offers advice for preparing systems to pass muster. Richman discusses:
  • Background and development of the Part 11 regulations;
  • How the FDA’s 2010 Part 11 “Tag-Along” Inspections initiative was used to evaluate the industry’s understanding of and compliance with the regulations; and
  • Common industry mistakes and misconceptions.

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Speaker: Gordon Richman, Vice President, Strategic Compliance Consulting and General Counsel, EduQuest

Description: Jack Garvey, founder of Compliance Architects, interprets the FDA guidance “Planning for the Effects of High Absenteeism to Ensure Availability of Medically Necessary Drug Products,” discusses the agency’s intent in creating the guidance and identifies potential problem points, including:
  • Documenting substantiation for reduced activities to carry out an emergency plan;
  • Securing alternative resources;
  • FDA use of “enforcement discretion;” and
  • Setting activation criteria.

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Speaker: John C. “Jack” Garvey, Founder, Compliance Architects