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Emerging Professionals

Introducing the "Leader of Tomorrow" Program for DIA 2018

We’ve designed new elements for the DIA 2018 Global Annual Meeting to specifically provide skill development and career support to emerging professionals.

Students and emerging professionals are invited to join as paying attendees (criteria and registration details below) for the 'Emerging Professional and Student Program' including the complimentary Student and Emerging Professional Forum, poster competition, and professional development sessions! View more information here.

You are also invited to enhance your experience by participating in the Leader of Tomorrow Challenge with the chance to win a free registration for the conference.

  • Join the DIA "Leader of Tomorrow" Challenge

    Your opportunity to earn complimentary access to the full DIA 2018 program in Boston. Leader of Tomorrow is an inclusive community for emerging professionals and students. It’s the perfect platform to receive and offer advice, to be inspired, and to inspire others.

    To join the "Leader of Tomorrow" Challenge:

    DIA Europe 2018 - Leader of Tomorrow Steps

    To download the App, click the relevant button below or search for "DIAGlobal" in the App Store or Google Play. Once downloaded, select the “Leader of Tomorrow” event to join.

    App Store      Google Play

    Compete in the "Leader of Tomorrow" challenge to demonstrate your commitment to advancing your career and engaging with fellow leaders.

    Challenge activation and leader board standings will all take place in the DIA Global Mobile App.

    DIA Europe 2018 - Leader of Tomorrow Challenges

    For more details download the "Leader of Tomorrow" program flyer

  • Challenge submissions and Winners

    • Deadline to submit the challenges is 9th May 2018, 5:00PM (ET)
    • Challenge Winners will be announced on May 11, 2018
    • Challenge Winners will receive complimentary registration to DIA 2018. 
  • Registration Criteria and Steps to Apply

    Emerging Professionals

    Early Registration Rate: $1889 for nonmembers and $1559 for DIA members.  Separate pricing available for Charitable/Academic and Government Employees

    Professionals working in health product development, regulation and related fields, with fewer than five years’ experience.


    Early Registration Rate: $250

    Undergraduate or graduate students who can demonstrate they are enrolled in a full-time degree or certificate granting, academic program in a recognised academic institution, or individuals currently conducting a full-time internship at the time of registration and start of the meeting.

    Download and Complete the Registration Form found via the button below and you will be contacted by DIA’s customer support team to complete your registration and ensure eligibility for the student rate.

Please contact with any questions.