• By ICR Secretariat
  • Posted Thursday, February 7, 2019

ICR Ethics & GCP Forum Open for Bookings!

Thursday 11th April

Now Open for Bookings! 


The ICR is running its ever popular Ethics & GCP Forum on 11th April 2019 at The Cruciform Building, UCLbook now to secure your place!

The ICR Ethics & GCP Forum provides an excellent opportunity to:

  • Keep up to date with current ethical and clinical research issues
  • Learn about new industry and regulatory initiatives
  • Hear key industry figures speak about their specialist fields
  • Network with fellow clinical research professionals

Provisional Agenda 

09:00    Registration
10:00    Welcome

Ethics Forum

10:15    MHRA Update
Kirsty Wydenbach, Deputy Unit Manager/Senior Medical Assessor, MHRA Clinical Trials Unit
11:00    Update on HRA Approval and HRA Activity
Janet Messer, Director of Research Systems, Standards and HRA Approval Programme
11:45    Ethics Presentation 
(Speaker TBC)

12:15    Sandwich Lunch
GCP Forum – Patient Participation

13:30    Patient Engagement in Clinical Trials 
Dr Amanda Stranks, PPI/E and Communications Strategy Lead, NIHR Cambridge 
14.15    Patient-Centricity 
Cathy Emmas : Astra Zeneca

15:00   Comfort Break
15:15    Key GCP Updates
A summary of changes in GCP-related regulations and guidelines since the last Ethics/GCP Forum meeting
GCP Steering Committee
16:00    Close

*Please note this agenda is subject to change. Keep an eye on the ICR Website where we will be posting any updates or changes.