Medical meeting trends, regulations, mandates, and experiences are changing faster than we can track. As more countries add regulations for HCP value transfer, it is imperative to understand how to source current information and to apply solutions to challenges. Statistics show that there will be 1 million plus medical meetings in the U.S. alone in 2018. And a projected 67% growth in the development of medical devices. How will these statistics and others affect the way medical meetings are management?
- Learn if we are getting closer to seeing standardization or predictability in data requirements; i.e. food and beverage caps, hotel perception, etc.
- How will new MedTech guidelines in Europe affect medical meetings globally.
- Pharmaceutical companies will continue to stay on pace with new acquisitions and mergers; how does that affect the meeting staff?
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Pat Schaumann is the Sr. Director, Healthcare Compliance, Maritz Travel. Pat is the author of “Breaking the Code to Healthcare Compliance”, a health policy resource book for meeting professionals and the resource for Event Industry Council CMP-HC certification program. Pat is a contributing editor to 5 editions of the CIC Manual.
She was recently named by Meetings Today as on the 2016 Meetings Trendsetters and was again named One of the Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry 2017. She was recently recognized, for the third time, by Successful Meetings magazine as One of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry.