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Feb 07, 2023 9:00 AM - Feb 10, 2023 1:30 PM

(Central Europe Standard Time)

EMA Clinical Trials Information System - Sponsor user training programme

Practical, hands-on training course on CTIS system functionalities including the creation and submission of an initial application, respond to RFIs, submitting a substantional modification, search and download options. Participants receive access to the CTIS training environment and will practice basic functionalities during the live training course.


Vojtech  Kvita

Vojtech Kvita

Executive Director, NextPV Services, Czech Republic

Vojtech is a qualified expert in drug safety and pharmacovigilance with extensive experience gained through working on different positions across all PV areas. The wide exposure to global clients (both sponsors and MAHs) has helped him to gain a comprehensive overview of critical PV processes and systems. Vojtech’s main expertise is advance pharmacovigilance consulting, EU QPPV activities, signal management, ICSR management, EudraVigilance support, XEVMPD/ISO IDMP, PV auditing and medical writing.

Calin A. Lungu, MD

Calin A. Lungu, MD

CEO, Drug Development Consulting Services S.A. (DDCS), Luxembourg

Dr. Lungu has over 30 years’ experience in drug development, clinical research, Pharmacovigilance and quality assurance. He conducted more than 160 Pharmacovigilance quality system audits in more than 40 countries around the globe. Apart of audits, he is a dedicated trainer of the official EMA EudraVigilance and XEVMPD training programmes and led over 300 offerings since 2004.

Pierre-Frederic  Omnes, MPharm

Pierre-Frederic Omnes, MPharm

Executive Director, Life Sciences, TransPerfect, France

Pierre-Frédéric Omnes recently joined Transperfect Life Sciences & has over 20 years of experience in global CROs and Pharma Companies as Regulatory Affairs consultant, overseeing numerous multinational clinical trial applications globally. He is a subject matter expert on SSU and Regulatory Operations in global clinical trials as well as on the EU CTR 536/2014 for corporate readiness, implementation, EU Portal, transparency. Pierre is part of the EMA-led initiative developing the CTIS as Lead Product Owner representing the Industry & Academia, continuing his engagement of several years in User Acceptance Testings, Workshops and Analysis& Design sessions related to the system development.

Jose Alberto Ayala  Ortiz, MPharm, MSc

Jose Alberto Ayala Ortiz, MPharm, MSc

QPPV, PVpharm, Spain

José is an expert in the field of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety. He has experience both from the Regulatory (Danish Medicines Agency), and from the Pharmaceutical Industry, where he has been responsible for Pharmacovigilance IT systems, databases and electronic transmissions. He has been training EVWeb and XEVMPD training courses since 2004, and collaborates in the development of these training courses. He provides also EU QPPV services and local QPPV services in Spain for Pharmaceutical Companies.

Ruediger  Pankow, DrSc

Ruediger Pankow, DrSc

Regulatory Affairs Expert, CTIS SME and PO, Germany

Ruediger holds a university degree in Biology and is a clinical regulatory affairs professional with history of more than 16 years in the CRO industry at Parexel, where he last was Principal Consultant in the clinical trial regulatory services. He was involved in his company's EU Clinical Trials Regulation 536/2014 (EU CTR) readiness implementation, and has contributed for ACRO to EU CTR stakeholder activities with EU Regulators and EMA. Since 2019 he has been a sponsor product owner for ACRO in EMA's Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS) delivery project providing input on design and development of system functionalities and guidance material, and is DIA instructor of EMA's CTIS sponsor user training programme.

Fatima  Pimentel

Fatima Pimentel

Director, Regulatory Consulting, Syneos Health, Spain

Fatima Pimentel joined Syneos Health in 2021 as an Associate Director, Site Start-Up & Regulatory and is also responsible for the training and development of the new CTIS Portal Team. She worked as a Regulator in the Portuguese Agency INFARMED, I.P, between 2005-2021 in the Clinical Trial Unit, as a senior CT coordinator. Fatima was part of several EMA CT groups as well as CTFG. Fátima studied Industrial Pharmacy and obtained a POS-degree in Clinical trials Monitoring. Joining the EMA-CTIS project almost from start as a MS Product Owner and master trainer. Currently she is a trainer in the EMA/DIA CTIS sponsor trainings.

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