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September 1819,2003,Westin Princeton — Princeton,N.J. 2nd Annual Edetailing The Center for Business Intelligence’s eDetailing confer ence will provide an interactive forum to discuss how this innovative tool allows companies to access more physicians and ultimately increase sales. For more information, contact the Center for Business Intelligence at 8008178601, email cbireg@cbinet.com, or visit cbinet.com. September 18 19,2003 — Philadelphia Implementing Effective Business Strategies for Specialty Pharma Companies This conference brings together marketing and business development leaders in specialty pharmaceutical, drug delivery, and gener ics companies to share their experiences and discuss strategies for contin ued growth and success. For more information, contact the Center for Business Intelligence at 8008178601, email cbireg@cbinet.com, or visit cbinet.com. September 1819,2003,TheWyndham Tremont Hotel — Boston Systems Biology This conference will have an emphasis on crossdisci plinary science. The conference will focus on the many ways in which the study of whole cell pathways and systems can cost effectively expedite tar get validation, drug discovery, and predictive medicine. For more information, contact Aloycia Bellillie, Institute for International Research, at 8003458016, ext. 3702, email abellillie@iirusa.com, or visit iirusa.com/systemsbiology. September 18 19,2003,Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village — Princeton,N.J. 3rd Annual Pharma and Biotech Business Intelligence Summit Strategic Research Institute’s event will provide case studies and best practices on developing costeffective and reliable intelligence, including leveraging intelligence for commercial purposes, international variances on pharma and biotech business intelligence,the DTC market and the business intelligence challenge, portfolio assessment, and marketing and advertising analysis as a business intelligence tool. For more information, contact Mark Alexay, Strategic Research Institute, at 2129670095, ext. 251, email malexay@srinstitute.com, or visit srinsti tute.com. September 2124,2003,Fairmont Scottsdale Princess — Scottsdale,Ariz. The Annual Outsourcing Clinical Drug Development Summit This Strategic Research Institute conference is a seniorlevel executive business development meeting of the pharmaceutical, CRO, and service provider industries. For more information, contact Mark Alexay, Strategic Research Institute, at 2129670095, ext. 251, email malexay@srinstitute.com, or visit srinsti tute.com. September 2125,2003,Oregon Convention Center — Portland,Ore. SBS 9th Annual Conference and Exhibition — Drug Discovery: AtThe Cutting Edge The Society for Biomolecular Screening’s annual meeting includes ses sions on new technologies,genomics,proteomics,ADMET,medicinal chem istry, and computer models. For more information, contact The Society for Biomolecular Screening at 2037431336, email email@sbsonline.org, or visit sbsonline.org. September 2223,2003,Crowne Plaza Philadel phia — Philadelphia 4th Annual Phase IV Clinical Trials The Center for Business Intelligence’s conference will pro vide insight from the regulatory, clinical, marketing, adverse events, and post marketing perspectives. For more information, contact the Center for Business Intelligence at 800 8178601, email cbireg@cbinet.com, or visit cbinet.com. September 2223,2003,Wyndham Philadelphia at Franklin Plaza — Philadelphia Protein and Peptide Drug Delivery IBC Life Sciences’conference will provide data to help atten dees increase performance of protein or peptide, find financing, and identify new approaches to targeting. For more information,contact IBC USA Conferences at 5086165550,email custserv@ibcusa.com, or visit lifesciencesinfo.com/proteinpeptide. September 2224,2003,Wyndham Philadel phia Hotel — Philadelphia Formulation Strategies for Biopharmaceuticals IBC Life Sciences’ conference attendees will learn about protein stability,therapeutic specific formulations,practical issues involving ana lytical methods, and process scaleup as well as the potential for using protein engineering to improve stability profiles. For more information,contact IBC USA Conferences at 5086165550,email custserv@ibcusa.com, or visit lifesciencesinfo.com/formulations. September 2223,2003,Radisson OldTown — Alexandria,Va. Developing and Improving Expanded Access Programs The mission of this conference is to overcome regulatory and administrative barriers of planning and managing a compassionateuse program to allow critical patient access to unapproved drugs via expanded access programs. For more information, contact Aloycia Bellillie, Institute for International Research, at 8003458016, ext. 3702, email abellillie@iirusa.com, or visit iirusa.com/expandedaccess. September 2223,2003,TheWestin Princeton at Forrestal Village — Princeton,N.J. Global Clinical Supplies: Maximizing Efficiency and Complying with Regulations Pharmaceutical Education Associates’ conference will address the FDA’s perspective on riskbased drug initiatives for GMP, the application of the GMP, how a pharmaceutical company’s clinical supplies group improves on patient compliance, using universal text in creating efficiency in clinical supplies label ing,and determining the best pathway to better integrate technologies in clin ical supplies. For more information, contact Stacey P. Mankoff, Pharmaceutical Education Associates, at 2125586465, email smankoff@pharmedassociates.com, or visit pharmedassociates.com. September 2224,2003,Wyndham Chicago — Chicago 8th Annual Medicaid Drug Rebates Institute for International Research’s conference on the Medicaid Drug Rebate Programs will provide states and manufacturers with 18 September 18 September 18 September 18 September 21 September 21 September 22 September 22 September 22 September 22 September 22 September 22 September ONTHE CALENDAR ONTHE CALENDAR best practices in managing the increasingly complex set of rebate responsibil ities and avoiding disputes, while maintaining compliance with federal regula tions. In addition, the event delivers legislative and regulatory Medicaid rebate and pricing policy updates as well as solutions to compliance challenges on a federal level. For more information, contact Aloycia Bellillie, Institute for International Research, at 8003458016, ext. 3702, email abellillie@iirusa.com, or visit iirusa.com/medicaiddrugrebates. September 2425,2003,The Latham Hotel — Washington,D.C. Navigating the Risks of OffLabel Usage Pharmaceutical Education Associates’ conference clarifies the risks that would impede profitability, healthy practice, and knowledgeable planning for offlabel usage. For more information, contact Stacey P. Mankoff, Pharmaceutical Education Associates, at 2125586465, email smankoff@pharmedassociates.com, or visit pharmedassociates.com. September 2426,2003,The Fairmont Hotel — Washington,D.C. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Integrity This conference will address competency and security of the pharmaceutical supply chain. Leading bio/pharmaceutical companies, the World Health Organization, the FDA, Homeland Security, U.S. Pharmacopoeia, U.S. Customs, the CDC, healthcare distributors, security professionals, and legal experts will address the competency and security of the drug and medical device supply chain. For more information, contact Aloycia Bellillie, Institute for International Research, at 8003458016, ext. 3702, email abellillie@iirusa.com, or visit iirusa.com/trax. September 2830,2003,La Costa Resort and Spa — Carlsbad,Calif. 4th Annual Business of Biotech The Strategic Research Institute will bring together some of today’s most seasoned investors, prominent executives, expert advisors, and dealmakers to address the critical concerns of financing and running a profitable biotechnol ogy business. For more information, contact Mark Alexay, Strategic Research Institute, at 2129670095, ext. 251, email malexay@srinstitute.com, or visit srinstitute.com. September 2930,2003,Hilton Arlington and Towers — Arlington,Va. Applying Statistical Concepts to Clinical Trials: A Primer for the NonStatistician Pharmaceutical Education Associates’ educational forum is for clinical research professionals whose job responsibilities require an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the statistical methods incorporated into the design, execution, and analysis of clinical trials. For more information, contact Stacey P. Mankoff, Pharmaceutical Education Associates, at 2125586465, email smankoff@pharmedassociates.com, or visit pharmedassociates.com. September 2930,2003,Cherry Hill Hilton Hotel — Cherry Hill, N.J. 7th International Outsourcing of Pharmaceutical Chem istry and Drug Discovery This event will feature keynote speaker David Floyd, Ph.D., VP of discovery chemistry at BristolMyers Squibb, giving a presentation titled: New Alliance Structures in Drug Discovery — How Can We Become More Productive? For more information, contact Mark Alexay, Strategic Research Institute, at 2129670095, ext. 251, email malexay@srinstitute.com, or visit srinstitute.com. 24 September 24 September 28 September 29 September 29 September 80 S e p t e mb e r 2003 PharmaVOICE ONTHE CALENDAR September 29October 2,2003,Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel — Philadelphia 2003 Pharmaceutical Marketing Congress PharmaVOICE is the official publication of this event. Institute for International Research’s conference is designed for senior phar maceutical and biotechnology industry professionals. Keynotes include mar keting effectively and responsibly to consumers, professionals, and managed markets, developing and maintaining powerful brands; forging valuable part nerships; and achieving minimum ROI for your products. For more information, contact Aloycia Bellillie, Institute for International Research, at 8003458016, ext. 3702, email abellillie@iirusa.com, or visit iirusa.com/pharmaevent. September 29October 1,2003,Capital Hilton — Washington,D.C. 12th Annual DocTronics The theme of this conference is accessibility to latest tech nologies. By providing the latest information on best documentation management practices to achieve enterprisewide electronic document management and publishing solutions to streamline the organization and expedite submissions, this event provides novel techniques on recording, retrieving, archiving, and sharing documentation. For more information, contact Aloycia Bellillie, Institute for International Research, at 8003458016, ext. 3702, email abellillie@iirusa.com, or visit iirusa.com/doctronics. September 29October 2,2003,Hilton San Diego Resort — San Diego Biopharmaceutical ProductionWeek — IBC’s Produc tion and Economics of Biopharmaceuticals At IBC Life Sciences’event,attendees can access cuttingedge reports on all the topics most important to managers and scientists in manufacturing, oper ations, strategic planning, process engineering, and process development upstream and downstream. For more information,contact IBC USA Conferences at 5086165550,email custserv@ibcusa.com, or visit lifesciencesinfo.com/bpw. September 30October 2,2003,Hyatt Regency McCormick Place — Chicago 10th Annual Ethnic Marketing Omnibus Event This omnibus event will bring together luminaries in seg ment marketing with major clients and advertisers seeking to build market growth and market share. A wide range of industries will be featured and the sessions will include new data, research, case studies, roundtable sessions, and networking sessions to multiply ROI from the fastest growing markets. For more information, contact Rupa Ranganathan at Strategic Research Institute at 2129670095,ext.252,email rranganathan@srinstitute.com,or visit srinstitute.com. October 2,2003,BusinessEdge Solutions — East Brunswick, N.J. Pharma 101:Understanding Key Processes The agenda for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association event includes channeling innovation for the research and development process, pharmaceutical marketing and sales processes, manufacturing processes and supply chain management, and key corporate processes. For more informa tion, contact Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association at 9735750606,email events@hbanet.org, or visit hbanet.org. October 23,2003,Loews L’Enfant Plaza Hotel — Washington,D.C. eCTD Compliance:Understanding and Executing the Latest Regulatory Specifications Pharmaceutical Education Associates’conference addresses the latest reg ulations and provides the tools for companies to build a successful infrastruc ture and to recognize the opportunities and the challenges that eCTD pre sents to pharmaceutical companies. For more information, contact Stacey P. Mankoff, Pharmaceutical Education Associates, at 2125586465, email sman koff@pharmedassociates.com, or visit pharmedassociates.com. October 810,2003,Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina — San Diego Small Molecule and Protein StructureGuided Drug Discov ery by Design IBC Life Sciences’conference assembles leading experts whowill share their case study experiences for smallmolecule and protein drug discovery and development.For more information, contact IBC USA Conferences at 508616 5550, email custserv@ibcusa.com, or visit lifesciencesinfo.com. October 810,2003,Westin Grand Hotel — Washington,D.C. Phases:Maximizing Clinical Efficiency This firsttime event offers five conference sections on Phases I, II, III, IV, as well as on the globalization of clinical trials.The conference also provides a choice of four workshops, plenary and panel sessions, as well as networking opportuni ties. For more information, contact Aloycia Bellillie, Institute for International Research, at 8003458016, ext. 3702, email abellillie@iirusa.com, or visit iirusa.com/phases. October 1315,2003,Hilton Boston — Boston EnzymeTechnologies and Biocatalysis IBC Life Sciences’ conference offers pharmaceutical research sci entists a forum for discussing advances in the field and networking with those who have developed related techniques for industrial uses. For more informa tion, contact IBC USA Conferences at 5086165550, email custserv@ibcusa.com, or visit lifesciencesinfo.com. October 1415,2003,LoewsVanderbilt Hotel — Nashville,Tenn. MidMarket Healthcare M&AConference Leading midmarket private equity funds,healthcare CEOs,and dealmakers from across the country will share perspectives on why healthcare consolida tion is driving M&A. For more information, contact Strategic Research Institute at 6463367030, or visit srinstitute.com. October 1617 2003 — Somerset,N.J. Pharmaceutical Stability: Current Regulations and the Ana lytical Search for Degradants For more information, contact AAI Development Services at 9102547241, email pharmaceutical.seminars@aaidevelopment.com, or visit aaidevelop ment.com. October 1617,2003 — Somerset,N.J. Controlled Substances:Documentation and Management from RawMaterial to Finished Product For more information, contact AAI Development Services at 9102547241, email pharmaceutical.seminars@aaidevelopment.com, or visit aaidevelop ment.com. For a complete listing of industry events throughout the year,please visit pharmavoice.com/conferences.html. 2 October 8 October 8 October 13 October 14 October 29 September 29 September 29 September 30 September PLANNING AHEAD 2 October 16 October 16 October

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