Professional development programme 2017


TUESDAY, 3 OCTOBER

Enhancing regulatory careers – how TOPRA is supporting your regulatory professional development
Tacye Connolly – Policy Director, TOPRA

12.45–13.00


Break

13.00


Skills development for current and future leaders: improve your leadership skills – A practical workshop (Max 20 participants)
Alison Dixon – Success Coaching & Development Ltd, UK


14.00–15.30

Informal SPIN/TOPRA In networking session
This informal networking session will be a great opportunity for steering group members of all the SPINs/TOPRA Ins to meet each other and find out the activities of the various member networks.

15.30–17.30



WEDNESDAY 4, OCTOBER

TOPRA Competency Framework: We need Your input!
Samantha Alsbury – Head of Professional Development, TOPRA;
Daniela Drago – George Washington University, US


09:00–09:30

How diversity in regulatory affairs makes it a better career for everyone
Sinéad Whelan – Head of Membership, TOPRA


09:30–10:00

Career progression:
How to use volunteering to develop your skills
Volunteering in action: SPIN communities case study
Sinéad Whelan – Head of Membership TOPRA;
Arunima Chatterjee and Kellie MacLeod – Young Professionals SPIN group

10:00–10:30


Break

10.30


Ensuring regulatory scientists gain professional recognition: a workshop on Chartered Scientist (CSci) accreditation
Angela Stokes – INC Research and TOPRA president elect, UK;
Samantha Alsbury – TOPRA, UK


11.15–12.30

Developing the next generation of regulatory affairs professionals: a certified training programme
Michael Kipping – Group Manager – Devices Safety & Surveillance, MHRA, UK

13.05–13.30

Programme subject to change.