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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 

April-June

April

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Comprehensive Overview of FDA Regulatory Compliance for Medical Devices™3-April 4-April Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Overview of Global Regulatory Affairs - PHRMSCI_X4903-April 11-June Online 15 Online University Course University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education 
CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI): Generic Drugs Forum4-April 5-April Silver Spring, MD, USA 12 Face to Face FDA CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) 
2017 Regulatory Affairs Workshop5-April 5-April Mississauga, Ontario, Canada 6Face to FaceMEDEC 
Training: Regulatory Affairs for Biologics5-April 6-April Washington DC, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Technical Writing for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Biotech Industries5-April 7-April Berlin, Germany 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Data Integrity: FDA/EU Requirements and Implementation6-April 7-April Zurich, Switzerland 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Supplier Management for Medical Device Manufacturers6-April 7-April San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
PV (Pharmacovigilance) Audit Strategy Planning - A Practical Approach to Design and Implementation6-April 7-April San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face ComplianceOnline 
Training: Introduction to Signal Detection and Data Mining7-April 7-April Washington DC, USA Face to Face DIA 
Health Policy Initiatives: Ideas Becoming Official Policy and Beyond9-April 9-April Online Webinar Mapi Group 
FDA Submissions Strategy Workshop18-April 10-April Washington, DC, USA 10Face to Face Advanced Medical Technology Association
FDA Scrutiny of Promotion and Advertising Practices: 2-Day In-Person Seminar by Ex-FDA Official20-April 21-April Springhill Suites by Marriott Westshore Airport, FL, USA 12 Face to Face MetricSTream Infotech Pvt. Ltd 
5th Semi-Annual Medical Device Supplier Quality Conference East20-April 21-April Alexandria, VA, USA 12 Face to Face Q1 Productions 
ExcipientFest Americas23-April 26-April Providence, RI, USA 12 Face to Face ExcipientFest Inc. 
FDA Drug Approval, Regulation and Compliance24-April 25-April New Brunswick, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
DIA Statistics Forum24-April 26-April North Bethesda, Maryland, USA 12Face to Face DIA 
CMC Workshop24-April 26-April Rockville, Maryland, USA 12Face to Face DIA
Granulation, Tabletting and Capsule Technology25-April 28-April Salt Lake City, UT, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Latest news on the European Medical Device Regulation28-April 29-April San Jose, CA, USA 12 Face to Face TÜV SÜD 

May

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Latest news on the European Medical Device Regulation1-May 1-May Minneapolis, MN, USA Face to Face TÜV SÜD 
European Union Regulatory Issues – New Product Development™2-May3-May Berlin, Germany 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Navigating the Maze for Post-Market Compliance -- Complaint Handling, MDRs, Recalls and Proposed Guidance on FDA Risk Benefits4-May4-May Pittsburgh, PA, USA Face to Face MetrciStream Pvt. ltd 
Filing Variations in the European Union4-May 5-May Berlin, Germany 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs and Avoid 483s: 2-day In-person Seminar8-May 9-May Online 12 Face to Face MetricSTream Pvt. Ltd. 
Effective Document Management for the Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medical Device Industries™8-May 9-May Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs and Avoid 483s8-May 9-May Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
21 CFR Part 11 Compliance for SaaS/Cloud Applications8-May 9-May Philadelphia, PA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
CMC Regulatory Compliance for Biopharmaceuticals, Biosimilars and Other Biologics8-May 10-May Berlin, Germany 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE)
FDA Small Business Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI): Spring Conference9-May 10-May Atlanta, GA, USA 12 Face to Face FDA CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) 
Process Validation Guidance Requirements (FDA and EU Annex 15: Qualifications and Validation)15-May 16-May Online 12 Face to Face MetricSttream Pvt. Ltd. 
Preparing the CMC Section for MAAs-IMPDs15-May 16-May Berlin, Germany 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Advanced Process Validation Training - Practical Solutions and Strategies for the Medical Device Industry16-May 19-May Chicago, IL, USA 12 Face to Face Winovia LLC 
Latin America: Regulatory Compliance Requirements for Life Science Products (Focus: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)18-May 19-May Online 12 Face to Face MetricStream PVT LTD 
Exploring Data Integrity To Include FDA, WHO and EMA's Latest Guidance for Industry (2015/2016)18-May 19-May Online 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech Pvt Ltd 
Radiation Sterilization of Medical Products - Beyond the Basics23-May 24-May Online 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech Pvt Ltd
Medical Device Complaints, MDRs & Reports Workshop23-May 24-May Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) 
FDA's New Inspection Methods and Alignment: Get Ready for Fewer but Tougher Inspections23-May 23-May Chantilly, VA, USA Webinar Medmarc 
Auditing for Medical Device and Pharma Companies – A Tool to Reduce Quality and Compliance Risk: 2-Day In-Person Seminar25-May 26-May Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 

June

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
Two Day Workshop on Statistical Process Control with Process Capability Analysis1-June 2-June Atlantic City, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face Online Compliance Panel 
HIPAA Privacy & Security5-June 30-June Online 12 Online Course Mitchell Hamline School of Law Health Law Institute 
6th Semi-Annual Medical Device Supplier Quality Conference West5-June 6-June San Jose, CA, USA 12 Face to Face Q1 Productions 
Integrating Human Factors Into Medical Device Design Control and Beyond Workshop6-June 7-June Minneapolis, MN, USA 12 Face to Face Advanced Medical Technology Association 
Pharmaceutical Process Development6-June 8-June New Brunswick, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement
3rd Annual ComplianceOnline Medical Device Summit 20178-June 9-June Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
Preparation of FDA Submissions and Communicating with the FDA8-June 9-June Los Angeles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
IGDRP/Health Canada/CAPRA Symposium: Regulatory Collaboration and Emerging Issues in Generic Medicines—IGDRP and Other Initiatives Responding to Today’s Demands and Future Challenges9-June 9-June Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Face to Face IGDRP/Health Canada/CAPRA 
Good Manufacturing Practices12-June 14-June Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
Medical Device QMS Lead Auditor Training – ISO 13485:2016 and MDSAP12-June 16-June Manchester, England 12 Face to Face NSF International 
The Veterinary Drug Approval Process and FDA Regulatory Oversight13-June 14-June Kansas City, MO, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
ISO 13485:2016, MDSAP Requirements and Regulatory Transitions13-June 14-June Reston, VA, USA 12 Face to Face NSF International 
Webinar - Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS): A Deeper Dive15-June 15-June WebinarWebinar FDA - CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) 
SOPs for FDA-Regulated Industry: Best Practices to Withstand FDA Expectations: 2-day In-person Seminar15-June 16-June Boston, MA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
Designing and Sustaining New and Existing Product Stability Testing Program15-June 16-June Orlando, FL, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD
Managing Your FDA Inspection: Before, During and After15-June 16-June San Diego, CA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LT
The Development and Implementation of a Robust Food Safety, Defense and Quality Assurance System15-June 16-June Tampa, FL, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
The A to Z's of Microbial Control, Monitoring and Validation of Water Systems for Pharmaceuticals, Biologics, Medical Devices, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products15-June 16-June Newark, NJ, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs and Avoid 483s15-June 16-June Online 12 Face to Face MetricSTream Pvt Ltd. 
DIA 2017 Global Annual Meeting18-June 22-June Chicago, IL, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
Webinar - The Ins and Outs of Presenting Clinical Pharmacology Information in Prescription Drug Labeling19-June 19-June Online 1.5 Webinar FDA - CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) 
Effectively Addressing and Remediating FDA's Form 483 Findings, Warning Letters and Consent Decree Compliance Issues19-June 20-June Orlando, FL, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
Lyophilization Technology19-June 20-June Chicago, IL, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
Managing Challenging Inspections and Things Never to Say to an Investigator22-June 22-June Online Webinar Medmarc 
FDA's New Import Program for 2017 - Strict Precision22-June 23-June San Francisco, CA, USA 12 Face to Face MetricStream Infotech PVT LTD 
Regulatory Aspects of the Drug Development Process, Comparing US & EU Regulatory Processes, Fundamental Ethics and the CORE Reference26-June 27-June Rockville, MD, USA 12 Face to Face American Medical Writers Association 
Medical Device QMS Lead Auditor Training – ISO 13485:2016 and MDSAP26-June 30-June Irvine, CA, USA 12 Face to Face NSF International 
Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance - PHRMSCI X49326-June 3-Sept Online 15 Online University Course University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education 
AMWA Workshops & The CORE Reference26-June 27-June Rockville, MD, USA 12 Face to Face American Medical Writers Association 
Navigating the Maze for Post-Market Compliance -- Complaint Handling, MDRs, Recalls and Proposed Guidance on FDA Risk Benefits29-June 30-June Online 12 Face to Face MetrciStream Pvt. ltd 
Preparing the CMC Section for NDAs/INDs/CTDs5-June6-June Malvern, PA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 

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 
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) 

August

TitleStart DateEnd DateLocationRAC CreditsTypeCompany Name
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 
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) 
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
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 
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 
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) 

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 
Advanced Signal Detection - Tools, Triage, Evaluation, and Escalation2-Oct 3-Oct Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
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 
OTC Stability Program for FDA Compliance19-Oct 20-Oct Burlingame, CA USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Advancement 
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 
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
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 
Adaptive Design in Clinical Trials: When and How to Apply9-Nov10-Nov Washington, DC, USA 12 Face to Face DIA 
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)
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
Validation of Computer Systems7-Dec 8-Dec Los Angeles, CA, USA 12 Face to Face The Center for Professional Innovation and Education (CfPIE) 
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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February

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March

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