Professional development stream

Join your regulatory colleagues and influencers in the TOPRA Professional Development stream. Explore how you can succeed in your career, achieve professional recognition and become a regulatory leader. Contribute to the TOPRA Competency Framework and discover opportunities to develop your own career portfolio through personal accreditation and postgraduate qualifications.

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Only 20 places available!

Make sure you secure your place on the Skills development for current and future leaders: improve your leadership skills. A practical workshop - email our Meetings team.

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25% discount for regulatory or government agencies or academic institutions.

Bulk booking deals available.

Tuesday 3 October

Time Subject Speakers
12:45 - 13:00 Enhancing regulatory careers - how TOPRA is supporting your regulatory professional development Tacye Connolly, TOPRA, UK
14:00 - 15:30 Skills development for current and future leaders: improve your leadership skills. A practical workshop (Max 20 participants). Alison Dixon, Success Coaching & Development Ltd, UK

Wednesday 4 October

Time Subject Speakers
09:00 - 09:30 TOPRA Competency Framework: We Need Your Input! Samantha Alsbury, TOPRA, UK; Daniela Drago, George Washington University, USA
09:30 - 10:00 How Diversity in Regulatory Affairs makes it a better career for everyone. Sinéad Whelan, TOPRA, UK
10:00 - 10:30 Career progression:
How to use volunteering to develop your skills
Volunteering in action: SPIN communities case study 
 
Sinéad Whelan, TOPRA, UK
Martin Lanigan and Kellie McLeod, Young Professionals SPIN group

11:15 - 12:30 Ensuring regulatory scientists gain professional recognition: a workshop on Chartered Scientist (CSci) accreditation Angela Stokes, INC Research and TOPRA president elect; Samantha Alsbury, TOPRA, UK.
13:05 - 13:30 Developing the next generation of regulatory affairs professionals: A certified training programme Michael Kipping, MHRA, UK

Programme subject to change.