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Ottawa Marriott Hotel

Oct 30, 2018 7:00 AM - Oct 31, 2018 3:00 PM

100 Kent Street , Ottawa, ON K1P5R7 , CANADA

DIA Annual Canadian Meeting

Transformation with Collaboration

Session 7: Track C: Leveraging Partnerships

Session Chair(s)

Loretta  Del Bosco

Loretta Del Bosco

Director, Regulatory Affairs Quality Assurance Operations

AbbVie Corporation, Canada

As the regulatory revisions and reforms evolve and the regulatory system strives to meet Canadian healthcare needs, new partnerships between related and unrelated stakeholders are forming. This session will allow for a better understanding and insight into the challenges and opportunities faced by various partnerships including Health Canada, HTAs, Third Parties, and Industry.

Learning Objective : At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
  • Explain how strategic partnerships can accelerate product development
  • Describe how creating new and building existing partnerships will strengthen the healthcare system in Canada
  • Discuss the challenges and opportunities of partnerships in a transformational environment


Kelly  Robinson, MSc

Health Canada: Expanding Collaboration with Health Partners

Kelly Robinson, MSc

Health Canada, Canada

Director General, Marketed Health Products Directorate

Lauren  Neighbours, PhD, RAC

Help Me Help You: Strategic Partnerships to Streamline Product Development

Lauren Neighbours, PhD, RAC

Istari Oncology, United States

Sr. Director and Head, Regulatory Affairs

Heather  Logan

Building, Sustaining, and Enduring Partnerships: A New Kind of Math

Heather Logan

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Canada

Vice-President, Pharmaceutical Reviews

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