Bringing together regulated industries and government regulators, the Advertising and Promotion Conference is the must-attend event for medical product industry stakeholders. Join practitioners, industry experts, and government officials to engage through panel discussions, case studies, and networking.

Practical Takeaways: Hear how to approach compliance in this complex regulatory environment, insight into enforcement trends, and emerging issues to watch.

FDA Speakers: Representatives from all four of FDA’s medical product centers will provide the latest information on policy developments, enforcement activity, and future initiatives.

Peer Interaction: Hear from legal experts and take advantage of opportunities to ask questions.

Highlighted Topics:

  • Utilization of Real-World Evidence
  • Scientific Exchange and the Role of Medical Affairs
  • Social Media: FDA and FTC Guidance and Best Practices
  • Operationalizing FDA’s Recent Guidance Documents
  • OIG Compliance Trends and Significant Developments
  • Impacts of Recent State Legislation and Enforcement Actions
  • FDA Enforcement Actions
  • Effectively Responding to FDA Warning Letters
  • Advertising and Promotion of Biosimilars

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Silver Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor

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Call for Proposals

The Planning Committee thanks those who participated in the Call for Proposals that took place this spring. The broad input on topics from medical product industry stakeholders helps to ensure a timely and relevant program. Those who submitted a topic will be notified of the status of their proposal by the end of June.

Register by June 28 and SAVE!

Industry & Firms

$1,199
  • +$600 for non-members
  • +$100 after 6/28/2017
  • +200 after 8/17/2017

Non-Profit

$799
  • +$100 for non-members
  • +$50 after 6/28/2017
  • +$50 after 8/17/2017

Government

$799
  • +$100 for non-members
  • +$50 after 6/28/2017
  • +$50 after 8/17/2017

Academic

$799
  • +$100 for non-members
  • +$50 after 6/28/2017
  • +$50 after 8/17/2017

Student

$149
  • +$100 for non-members
  • +for full-time students
  • +must provide transcripts

Are You New to Advertising and Promotion?

Add the half-day training course, Introduction to Advertising and Promotion, to your conference registration to gain a comprehensive overview of the laws and regulations affecting the medical products industries and save $100 on the combined registration fees.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please let us know if you would like more information.

Agenda

Preliminary Agenda will be Announced in June

Monday, September 25

At Latham & Watkins LLP
555 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

1:00 – 5:00 PM
Introduction to Advertising and Promotion
Add this half-day course to your registration and save $100 on the combined registration fees.

5:30-7:00 PM 
Out-of-Towners Reception

Tuesday, September 26

8:00-8:45 AM 
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:00 AM 
Welcome and Announcements

9:00-10:00 AM 
Plenary Session

10:00-10:45
Plenary Session

10:45-11:15 AM 
Networking Break

11:15-12:15 PM 
Breakout Sessions

12:15-12:30 PM 
Transition

12:30-1:45 PM 
Luncheon Address

1:45-2:45 PM 
Breakout Sessions

2:45-3:15 PM 
Networking Break

3:15-4:15 PM 
Plenary Session 

4:15-5:00 PM 
Plenary Session

5:00-6:30 PM 
Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 27

8:30-9:00 AM 
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00 AM 
Plenary Session

10:00-11:00 AM 
Plenary Session

11:00-11:30 AM 
Networking Break

11:30–12:15 PM 
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

12:15-12:30 PM
Transition

12:30–1:30 PM 
Luncheon Address

1:30-2:15 PM 
Breakout Sessions

2:15-2:30 PM 
Transition

2:30–3:30 PM 
Plenary Session

3:30 PM
Conference Adjournment

Planning Committee

Co-Chairs

Wayne Pines, President, Regulatory Services and Healthcare, APCO Worldwide
Lucy Rose, President, Lucy Rose & Associates, LLC

Committee Members

Kaitlin Backfield, Backfield Consulting LLC
Kellie Combs, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP 
Dale Cooke, Philly Cooke Consulting
Jim Czaban, Chair FDA Practice Group, DLA Piper LLP
Mark Gaydos, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs, Sanofi
Matthew Hill, Senior Corporate Counsel, Novo Nordisk Inc.
Colleen Klasmeier, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP 
Michael Labson, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Paul Savidge, Senior Regulatory Counsel, Spark Therapeutics, Inc.
Michele Sharp, Sr. Director, Global Regulatory Affairs – US, Eli Lilly and Company
Kristi Wolff, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Onsite Materials

Materials will be available in September.

Continuing Legal Education

FDLI applies for CLE credits in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. These CLE approvals may also be honored by other states; please check with your bar association for guidance. The CLE credits will be posted as they are granted and you can request to be notified when approval is received.

Location and Overnight Accommodations

Conference Location

Renaissance Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth St NW
Washington, DC 20001

Overnight Accommodations

Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $319 a night through August 31 at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel. Online registration is required to qualify for the discounted rate.

Reserve Your Room

Business attire is recommended and some meeting rooms may have cooler temperatures.

Please contact the Conference Department with any accessibility requirements or dietary restrictions, or for other questions.

Driving, Parking, and Public Transportation

Renaissance Downtown Hotel is a short walk from Metro Center and Gallery Place/Chinatown metro stations. Onsite parking fee is $35 a day, valet parking is $45. Parking garages are also available nearby.