Networking at DIA 2019
Join the 7,000+ attendees for our multiple networking opportunities at this year's meeting!
The DIA 2019 Global Annual Meeting is the perfect place to engage with the thousands of attendees through our multiple networking opportunities!
Joint HBA\DIA Event
Sunday, June 23 | 4:00-8:00PM
Join Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) San Diego and DIA for an interactive program on building your executive skills in media and stakeholder communications. Creating and articulating purpose-driven, compelling messages are critical leadership competencies, no matter if you are communicating with reporters, HCPs, investors, regulators, payers, employees or patients. Learn how to convey powerful takeaways to every stakeholder.
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Sunday, June 23 | 5:00–7:00PM
Practice your networking skills at Union Kitchen and Tap! Located in the Gas Lamp and within walking distance from the San Diego Convention Center, DIA attendees can enjoy a 15% discount on all food items on Sunday, June 23 from 5:00–7:00PM. Click here to learn more about this refined, yet rustic style venue.
This opportunity is open to all DIA Attendees. To take advantage of the special discount, attendees must present their badge when greeted by their Union Kitchen and Tap server.
CISCRP Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K
Monday, June 24 | 6:30-7:30AM
The Center for Information and Study of Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), will be hosting a Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K Run and Walk in San Diego to celebrate the volunteers who give the gift of participation in clinical research. Proceeds from the event will support education and outreach programs to patients and families interested in learning more about the clinical research process.
Annual Meeting Orientation
Monday, June 24 | 7:00-7:45AM
First time at the DIA Annual Meeting? We encourage you to attend the Annual Meeting Orientation to learn how to make the most of your time at the meeting and meet fellow first-timers.
DIA Welcome Reception
Monday, June 24 | 4:30-6:00PM | Exhibit Hall
Network with thousands of attendees and more than 400 exhibiting companies at the DIA Opening Reception, held in the Exhibit Hall.
Reception hosted by DIA with support from Tata Consultancy Services
DIA Communities Luncheon
Tuesday, June 25 | 12:15-1:45PM
Attend the DIA Community Luncheon to celebrate the many exciting contributions DIA Community members have made throughout the year to improve global healthcare, to network with members across DIA’s communities, and to congratulate our student poster competition winners.
DIA Community members - this is your dedicated space! Meet up and collaborate with fellow members, participate in round table discussions, and/or take a few minutes to reflect on the sessions you've attended. Note: round table discussions are open to all meeting attendees. Discussions are based on sessions within the program agenda and many will include Session Chairs and speakers. The schedule of round table discussions will be released in April.
Sails Pavilion and Exhibit Hall
Meet with your colleagues to plan your day and/or discuss what you learned the previous day, all while networking with other attendees. The early morning breaks will be in the Sail Pavilion while the mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks will be held in designated areas throughout the Exhibit Hall.
Extended Luncheon Hours
Enjoy extended luncheon hours Monday-Wednesday and visit more than 400 exhibiting companies in the Exhibit Hall.