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Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre

Oct 18, 2022 1:00 PM - Oct 19, 2022 9:10 PM

101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa, ON K1R 5T9, Canada

Canada Annual Meeting

Session 7 Track A, C: Use of Artificial Intelligence in Pharmacovigilance (PV)

Session Chair(s)

Vanessa  Zapata

Vanessa Zapata

Associate Director, Regional Pharmacovigilance Officer

Merck Canada Inc., Canada

Lucye  Galand, DVM, MBA, MSc

Lucye Galand, DVM, MBA, MSc

Acting Director, BGIVD, Therapeutic Products Directorate, HPFB

Health Canada, Canada

Marcia  Bailey, BSN, MHS, RN

Marcia Bailey, BSN, MHS, RN

Safety Evaluation and Risk Management Scientific Director

GSK, Canada

Artificial Intelligence interest has been continuously increasing in the last few years,especially in the pharmacovigilance area. Some of its applications include Individual Case Safety Report process; Periodic Reporting; Aggregate Data; Signal Detection and Management and Risk Management. This session will give you an overview of where the Canadian regulator and industry are with a focus on specific initiatives that are currently implemented in the industry.

Learning Objective : At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
  • Identify the positive impact that AI can have on the PV day-to-day activities
  • Understand Canadian Regulator expectations
  • Identify areas of opportunity of Ai in PV for the future


Benny  Ling, MSc

Future perspectives in Pharmacovigilance - Artificial Intelligence or Intelligent Automation: Benny Ling, MSc

Senior Scientific Evaluator, Marketed Pharmaceuticals Bureau

Health Canada, Canada

Michael  Moreyne, MBA

Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Medical Value: Michael Moreyne, MBA

Associate Director Digital, Data & Analytics, Medical Affairs

Merck, Canada

Oanh  Dang, PharmD

Speaker: Oanh Dang, PharmD

Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Regulatory Science Staff, OSE, CDER

FDA, United States

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