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Throughout the Year

TitleStart Date End DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Drug Development and Life Cycle Management eLearning Modules1-Jan31-Dec Online Online Course DIA 
Medical Communications eLearning Program1-Jan 31-Dec Online Online Course DIA 
Drug Safety eLearning Program1-Jan 31-Dec Online Online Course DIA 
Clinical Trial Fundamentals eLearning Program1-Jan 31-Dec Online 7.5 Online Course DIA 
Regulatory Writing Overview: Roles, Documents, and Process1 May 2017 30 April 2018 Online Online Course American Medical Writers Association 
Effective Project Management: Paving the Path to Successful Regulatory Documents1 June 2017 31 May 2018 Online 12 Online Course American Medical Writers Association 
Clinical Study Report Development and the Investigator’s Brochure1 June 31 May 2018 Online 12 Online Course American Medical Writers Association 
Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance - PHRMSCI X49326 June 2017 3 Sept 2017Online 15 Online University Course University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education 
Documents & Dialogues of Drug Dev & Registration19- Jan 2018 11-May 2018 West Lafayette, IN, USA 15 University Course Purdue University 
Good Regulatory Practices19-Jan 201811-May 2018 West Lafayette, IN, USA15 University CoursePurdue University 
Quality Culture19-Jan 2018 11-May 2018 West Lafayette, IN, USA 15 University Course Purdue University 

July-September

July

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Elder Law3-July 28-July Online 12 Online Course Mitchell Hamline School of Law Health Law Institute 
FDA Scrutiny of Promotion and Advertising Practices: 2-Day In-Person Seminar by Ex-FDA Official13-July 14-July Online 12 Face to Face MetricSTream Infotech Pvt. Ltd
EU Medical Device Regulations - Strategic Planning for the Coming Changes11-July 12-July Reston, VA, USA 12 Face to Face NSF International 
Optimizing Your Study Data Submissions to FDA – Updates from CDER and CBER13-July 13-July Online 1.75 Webinar FDA CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance 
European Medical Device Regulation Conference13-July 14-July Washington, D.C., USA 12Face to Face Q1 Productions 
Medical Device QMS Lead Auditor Training – ISO 13485:2016 and MDSAP17-July 21-July Reston, VA, USA 12 Face to Face NSF International 
Good Clinical Practices (GCP) & Risk Based Monitoring- Understanding and Implementing Current Global Requirements19-July 21-July Los Angeles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
Post-Compliance Medical Device Regulations and Evolving Reporting Requirements: Complaint Handling, Medical Device Reporting/ eMDR and Recalls and their compliance with UDI's
20-July21-July Minneapolis, MN, USA 12 Face to Face Online Compliance Panel 
Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratories - A Regulatory Compliance Primer24-July 25-July Los Angles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Effective Quality Oversight of Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs): One and a Half day In-Person Seminar26-July 27-July San Francisco, CA, USA 11Face to Face Metricstream 
Documents & Dialogues of Drug Dev & Registration19-Jan 2018 11-May 2018 West Lafayette, IN, USA 12 Face to Face Purdue University
Good Regulatory Practices19-Jan 2018 11-May 2018 West Lafayette, IN, USA 12 Face to Face Purdue University 

August

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Change Control Best Practices - Avoiding Unintended Consequences of Changes: 2-Day In-Person Seminar3-Aug 4-Aug Irvine, CA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream 
Training: Clinical Statistics for Nonstatisticians14-Aug 15-Aug Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
New Drug Product Development and Life Cycle Management14-Aug 15-Aug Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Training; Pragmatic Approaches to Drug Safety Across the Premarketing and Postmarketing Continuum14-Aug 16-Aug Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
European Regulatory Affairs: Keeping Your Finger on the Pulse of Marketing Authorizations16-Aug 17-Aug Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face DIA
Training: Regulatory Affairs: The IND, NDA, and Postmarketing14-Aug 17-Aug Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer and Post-Approval Changes16-Aug 18-Aug New Brunswick, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Managing Your FDA Inspection: Before, During and After17-Aug 17-Aug Tampa, FL, USA Face to Face MetricStream 
Clinical Document Management – A Trial-by-Trial Approach to Compliance21-Aug 22-Aug Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
eCTD Submissions of IND and NDA/BLA to the US FDA, EU and Canada: 2-Day Workshop by Ex-FDA Official24-Aug 24-Aug San Francisco, CA, USA Face to Face MetricStream 
Latin America: Regulatory Compliance Requirements for Life Science Products (Focus: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)24-Aug 25-Aug Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream 
FDA's New Import Program for 2017 - Strict Precision24- Aug 25-Aug Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
Production and Process Control: Building a Robust System31-Aug 1-Sept Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face Online Compliance Panel 

September

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Designing and Sustaining New and Existing Product Stability Testing Program: 2-day In-person Seminar7-Sept 8-Sept San Diego, CA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream 
Project Management for Medical Device Product Development11-Sept12-Sept Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Navigating Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls Through the Drug Development Process11-Sept 12-Sept Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Validation, Verification and Transfer of Analytical Methods (Understanding and implementing guidelines from FDA/EMA, USP and ICH)12-Sept 13-Sept Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream 
Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs and Avoid 483s14-Sept 15-Sept Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
21 CFR Part 11 Compliance for SaaS/Cloud Applications14-Sept 15-Sept Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
Systematic Operating Procedures (SOPs) – What’s Really Required14-Sept 15-Sept Singapore, Singapore 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
Analytical Instrument Qualification and System Validation14-Sept 15-Sept Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream 
World Class Risk Management - What The Best International Standards Say About Risk - ISO 31000, ISO 14971 and ICH Q914-Sept 15-Sept Chicago, IL, USA 12 Face to Face Metricstrream 
Clinical Trial Disclosure and Data Transparency Conference14-Sept 15-SeptRockville, MD, USA 12 Face to Face DIA
Global Regulatory Strategy and Drug Development in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Other Emerging Markets14-Sept 15-Sept Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Medical Device Human Factors and Usability Conference18-Sept 19-Sept Arlington, VA, USA 12 Face to Face Q1 Productions 
The Veterinary Drug Approval Process and FDA Regulatory Oversight20-Sept 21-Sept Chicago, IL, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
eCTD Submissions of IND and NDA/BLA to the US FDA, EU and TGA20-Sept 21-Sept Sydney, Australia 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
FDA's Medical Device Software Regulation Strategy21-Sept 22-Sept Boston, MA, USA 12Face to Face ComplianceOnline
Effective Quality Oversight of Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs)21-Sept22-Sept Newark, NJ, USA 11 Face to FaceComplianceOnline
7th Annual EU Device and Diagnostic Regulation Conference25-Sept 26-Sept Brussels, Belgium 12 Face to Face Q1 Productions 
Quality Management and Compliance in the Pharmaceutical and Related Industries25-Sept26-Sept Burlingame, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement
Introduction to Effective Medical Writing25-Sept 26-SeptBerlin, Germany 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Life Sciences' 13th Annual Product Recalls Summit25-Sept 27-Sept Arlington, VA, USA 12 Face to Face CBI, a division of UBM Americas 
21 CFR (Código de Regulamentos Federais) Parte 11 conformidade para a validação de software e SaaS (Software como Serviço)/Cloud26-Sept 27-Sept Sao Paulo, Brazil 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
FDA Audit, Quality Assurance Practices, Responsibilities and Expectations28-Sept 29-Sept Newark, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Course/Event Title * FDA Small Business Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI): Fall Conference27-Sept 28-Sept Rockville, MD, USA 12Face to Face FDA 
FDA Scrutiny of Promotion and Advertising Practices28-Sept 29-Sept Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 

October-December

October

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
CMC Writing and Submission Strategies: A Global Regulatory Approach2-Oct 3-Oct New Brunswick, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Exploring Data Integrity To Include FDA, WHO and EMA's Latest Guidance for Industry (2015/2016)2-Oct 3-Oct San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Advanced Signal Detection - Tools, Triage, Evaluation, and Escalation2-Oct 3-Oct Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Electronic Drug Registration & Listing Using CDER Direct - Extended Webinar5-Oct 5-Oct Silver Spring, MD, USA Webinar FDA CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) 
Raw Material Requirements (Health Canada/USP/EP) in a cGMP Environment - Issues and Solutions5-Oct 6-Oct San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
The Development and Implementation of a Robust Food Safety, Defense and Quality Assurance System5-Oct 6-Oct San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
FDA Inspections, Warning Letters, & CAPA Workshop5-Oct 6-Oct Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face Advanced Medical Technology Association 
Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs and Avoid 483s9-Oct 10-Oct Stockholm, Sweden 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
21 CFR Part 11 Compliance for SaaS/Cloud Applications9-Oct 10-Oct Stockholm, Sweden 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Lifecycle Approach to Analytical Methods for Drug Products: Incorporating QbD Concepts into Method Development, Validation, Verification and Transfer12-Oct 13-Oct Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Compliance Risk Management in Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, and Combination Products12-Oct 13-Oct San Francisco, CA, USA 9.5 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
510(K) Submissions Workshop16-Oct 17-Oct Washington, DC, USA  12 Face to Face Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) 
CGMPs for Pharmaceutical Life Cycle Management16-Oct 18-Oct Burlingame, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Quality Critical Cleaning and Cleaning16-Oct 18-Oct New Brunswick, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
DIA Annual Canadian Meeting16-Oct 18-Oct Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 12 Face to Face DIA 
Latest news on the European Medical Device Regulation17-Oct 17-Oct Boston, MA, USA Face to Face TÜV SÜD America
Managing Your FDA Inspection: Before, During and After17-Oct 18-Oct Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
IDE Submissions Workshop18-Oct 18-Oct Washington, DC, USA Face to Face Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) 
Latest news on the European Medical Device Regulation19-Oct 19-Oct Raleigh, NC, USA Face to Face TÜV SÜD America
OTC Stability Program for FDA Compliance19-Oct 20-Oct Burlingame, CA USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
PMA Submissions Workshop19-Oct 20-Oct Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) 
The Regulations of OTC Drugs19-Oct 20-Oct Newark, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
FDA Recalls - Before You Start, and After You Finish19-Oct 20-Oct Minneapolis, MN, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Navigating the Maze for Post-Market Compliance -- Complaint Handling, MDRs, Recalls and Proposed Guidance on FDA Risk Benefits19-Oct 20-Oct Minneapolis, MN, USA 9.5Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Risk Management in Medical Devices Industry19-Oct 20-Oct Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
How TGA, FDA & Other Regulatory Authorities Inspect Computerized Systems for Data Integrity19-Oct 20-Oct Sydney, Australia 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Selecting and Managing CRO's19-Oct 20-Oct Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
The Electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD): Strategies & Tools to Build a Successful Submission23-Oct 24-Oct Los Angeles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Analytical Methods Validation for FDA Compliance23-Oct 25-Oct Burlingame, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement
Pragmatic Approaches to Drug Safety Across the Premarketing and Postmarketing Continuum23-Oct 25-Oct Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)23-Oct 25-Oct New Brunswick, NJ USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement
Regulatory Affairs: The IND, NDA, and Postmarketing23-Oct 26-Oct Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Biosimilars Conference24-Oct 25-Oct Bethesda, MD, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Marketing, Advertising and Promotion of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices24-Oct 25-Oct Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
DIA Oligonucleotide-Based Therapeutics Conference25-Oct 27-Oct North Bethesda, MD, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Combination Products Conference25-Oct 26-Oct North Bethesda, MD USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Method Development and Validation for Assays Supporting Testing of Biologics26-Oct 27-Oct San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
GLP and Quality Assurance: Developing a GLP Compliant QA Program26-Oct 27-Oct New Brunswick, NJ USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Stability Testing for Protein Drug Products & Substances30-Oct 31-Oct New Brunswick, NJ USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 

November

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Prescription Drug Labeling Conference 20171-Nov 2-Nov Silver Spring, MD, USA 12 Face to Face FDA CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI) 
Comprehensive Overview of FDA Regulatory Compliance for Drug and Biotech Products1- Nov 2-Nov Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
AMWA 2017 Medical Writing & Communication Conference1-Nov 4-Nov Orlando, FL, USA 12 Face to Face American Medical Writers Association 
Introduction to Validation Principles, Practices and Requirements2-Nov 3-Nov New Brunswick, NJ USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Generic Drug Approvals6-Nov 8-Nov New Brunswick, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Manufacturing and Marketing OTC Drugs in Compliance with FDA Regulations (Updated to address recent Homeopathic Drug announcements by FDA & FTC)7-Nov 8-Nov San Francisco, CA, USA 10 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Optimizing Your Study Data Submissions to FDA –Study Data Technical Conformance Guide October 2017 Version Update8-Nov8-Nov Silver Spring, MD, USA1.5Webinar FDA CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA)
FDA's GMP Expectations for Phase I and First-in-Man Clinical Trials9-Nov 10-Nov Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline
Ensuring Compliance with Advertising and Promotional Requirements for Drugs and Medical Devices9-Nov 10-Nov Cambridge, MA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Quality Control Laboratory Compliance - cGMPs and GLP9-Nov 10-Nov San Francisco, CA, USA 10.5Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
PV (Pharmacovigilance) Audit Strategy Planning - A Practical Approach to Design and Implementation9-Nov 10-Nov San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Applied Statistics for Scientists and Engineers9-Nov 10-Nov San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Adaptive Design in Clinical Trials: When and How to Apply9-Nov10-Nov Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Global Regulatory Submissions Futures13-Nov 14-Nov Alexandria, VA, USA 12 Face to Face CBI, a division of UBM Americas 
Medical Devices: EU Directives, Guidance, CE Marking and ISO Standard Certifications13- Nov 14-Nov Los Angeles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Medical Devices: Developing Effective Post Market Surveillance and Complaint Handling Systems15-Nov 16-Nov Los Angeles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
Medical Device Single Audit Program [MDSAP] Implementation & Participating Country Regulatory Processes: U.S., Canada, Brazil, Australia and Japan16-Nov 17-Nov Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Statistical Techniques for Medical Device Manufacturers30-Nov 1-Dec San Francisco, CA , USA 12 Face to Face Online Compliance Panel 

December

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
GMP Compliance for Quality Control and Contract Laboratories5-Dec 6-Dec Amsterdam, Netherlands 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
The Medical Writers Summit6-Dec 7-Dec Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face CBI, a division of UBM Americas 
Validation of Computer Systems7-Dec 8-Dec Los Angeles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Design History Files, Device Master Records and Quality Management System for Medical Device Company - Principles of Lean Documents and Lean Configuration7-Dec 8-Dec Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
The Drug Development Process - From Discovery to Commercialization™13-Dec 15-Dec Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)

January-March

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March

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FDA Forum12-Mar 13-Mar Palo Alto, CA, USA 12Face to Face Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)

April-June

April

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June

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