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Friday, October 11, 2013
The founder of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), Fernand Sauer, will give the keynote speech at 10th Annual Meeting DIA Japan.
One Month Left to Book Your
Seat to Hear Fernand Sauer and Other Prominent
Speakers The founder of the European Medicines
Agency (EMA), Fernand Sauer, will give the keynote speech at 10th
Annual Meeting DIA Japan.
Mr. Sauer joined the European
Commission in Brussels in 1979 and was involved in European pharmaceutical
harmonization, playing a key role in launching the harmonisation of regulatory
requirements (ICH) with the US and Japan. In 1994 he created the EMA and became
its first Executive Director until 2000. He is currently a member of the French
Academy of Pharmacy and, as Honorary Director General of the European
Commission, he continues to advise European Institutions and EU agencies on
health and pharmaceutical issues. In 2006 Mr. Sauer received the DIA
Distinguished Career Award.
The meeting, to be held from November
6-8, will bring together academia, regulatory agencies, industry, and patients
to discuss how to move ahead with the discovery and fostering of innovative
drugs. The wide variety of sessions across
six tracks will cover topics such as the role of academic research
organizations, regenerative medicine, companion diagnostics, and discussion of
the current issues in ICH featuring representatives from global regulators.
Attendees will also enjoy high profile networking