Emerging Professionals and Students
As an emerging professional or student, you will have access to the largest, longest-running event in the life sciences industry with countless opportunities to network, learn, and grow with professionals from every sector of the life sciences and every career stage.
This is your chance to share your own thoughts and create new connections for your professional development and meet students and emerging professionals from around the world.
Have questions about the DIA Global Annual Meeting? Listen to the DIA staff and Nancy Smerkanich, DrSC, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences, USC School of Pharmacy, for an informational webinar. Learn about the DIA Global Annual Meeting and tips and tricks for a successful meeting.
Complimentary Student and Emerging Professionals Forum
June 23 | 11:00AM-12:30PM
Interact with fellow students and emerging professionals and receive guidance from seasoned professionals on how to grow in your career!
Nancy Smerkanich, DrSc, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences, USC School of Pharmacy
Amelia Rose Spinrad, MS, Regulatory Knowledge Support Administrator, USC International Center For Regulatory Science
Dan Tierno, MA, MBA, Associate Director, Global Clinical Data Sciences and Analytics, Bayer
Meredith Y. Smith, PhD, MPA, Global Risk Management Officer, Global Patient Safety, Amgen Inc.
Kayla Valdes, PhD, Associate Director, Scientific Programs, DIA
Student and Young Professional Resume Workshop*
June 23 | 3:45-5:00PM
This interactive session will introduce students and young/new/emerging professionals to the fundamentals of resume/CV writing skills. Participants will be able to understand the difference between a resume and a curriculum vitae. This workshop will consist of some introductory training but will rely primarily on active learning sessions:
- Participants will bring either a virtual or printed version of their resume/CV for a peer review after the presentation
- Participants have the option to ask questions during and after the peer review
The Student Poster Program is an opportunity for eligible students to present research results to a diverse group of scientific professionals who are actively involved in the discovery, development, and lifecycle management of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and healthcare-related products.
The Student Poster Session will be held Monday, June 24, 9:00AM-5:30PM
Need Approval to Attend?
Download and fill out our Student Justification Letter to demonstrate to your supervisor why this is a can't-miss event!
Registration Rates: $1989 for nonmembers and $1759 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.
Registration Rates: $250
Registration Rates (after June 6): $400
*The deadline to submit an application as a student or patient advocate is June 13. Download the application here.
Undergraduate or graduate students who can demonstrate they are enrolled in a full-time degree or certificate granting, academic program in a recognized academic institution, or individuals currently conducting a full-time internship at the time of registration and start of the meeting.
Download and complete the Student Registration Form and you will be contacted by DIA’s customer support team to complete your registration and ensure eligibility for the student rate.