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3RD ANNUAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENT: REGULATORY STRATEGY CONFERENCE

Alignment with evolving regulations including USDA National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law, California’s Proposition 65, FDA quality standards & ongoing substantiation of claims highlighting the utilization of social media & influencers.
DECEMBER 3-4, 2018 | ALEXANDRIA, VA | EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON ALEXANDRIA OLD TOWN

11TH ANNUAL IVD REGULATORY AFFAIRS CONFERENCE

Clarification of Regulatory Requirements for Companion Diagnostics & NGS, Insight into the Status of Laboratory Developed Test Specific Policies, all while Strategizing to Ensure Compliance with New European & Asian Market Rules
DECEMBER 5-6, 2018 | ALEXANDRIA, VA | EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON ALEXANDRIA OLD TOWN

13TH SEMI-ANNUAL DIAGNOSTIC COVERAGE AND REIMBURSEMENT CONFERENCE EAST

Analyses of Shifting Healthcare Market Dynamic to Optimize Diagnostic Reimbursement Strategies | Focus on Trends Impacting the Industry such as Value-Based Agreements & Increasing Prior Authorization | Deciphering Public & Private Payer Cost-Efficiency Requirements & LBMs’ Involvement
DECEMBER 6-7, 2018 | BOSTON, MA | HILTON BACK BAY

6TH ANNUAL FOOD LABELING: EVOLVING REGULATORY COMPLIANCE CONFERENCE

Moving Forward in Updating Labels to Align with FDA & USDA Regulation through a Science Based Approach, Blending Consumer Research & Motivation while Balancing Statements & Claims, Mitigating Legal Risks and Providing Transparent Food Labels
JANUARY 29-30, 2019 | ARLINGTON, VA

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CONFERENCES 

The Q1 conference platform is designed to provide our attendees a high-level educational experience, with an emphasis on shared learning and peer-to-peer networking. Our unique format includes case study presentations, small group discussions, live audience polling, and Q&A sessions. Our speakers and panelists represent the leading minds in their industry including accomplished executives, legal professionals, regulatory officials, and innovative thought leaders.

WEBINARS

In order to continue the learning and networking opportunities surrounding our executive conference and forum programs, Q1 hosts webinars throughout the year to provide updates and critical learning opportunities for the industry.

FORUMS

Enjoy all the educational benefits of our conferences, with the added bonus of enhanced networking opportunities through scheduled networking meetings with industry professionals. Our forums attract C-Suite and VP level executives interested in sharing common challenges and concerns through peer-to-peer exchanges.

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Q1 Consulting

Q1 Consulting helps food and beverage manufacturers, casual dining and quick-service restaurant chains to develop well-informed strategies and make the best decisions, thanks to peerless operator and consumer research, insights and expert analysis.

Recruitment Services

Whether you need to fill an entry level or C- level position, let us recruit top talent for you. Our team offers recruitment services for the life sciences industry including: pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostic, and medical device clients.

List Rentals

Having worked with thousands of conference participants and research contacts over the better part of the past decade, and with a dedicated in-house database management team, Q1 is in an ideal position for list-rental or purchasing agreements.

Session Preview: Ensuring Alignment of Business Development Goals with Overall Corporate Strategy

Scott A. Meyer, Ph.D., is Senior Director, Strategic Business Development, ZEISS Ophthalmic Devices, and is presenting at the upcoming 5th Annual Medical Device Corporate Strategy & Business Development Conference on January 29-30. Check out a preview of his session...

So You Want to Break Into the Medical Device Industry…

Amazon recently made news for its long-anticipated announcement of Amazon HQ2, its two new locations in New York City and Crystal City, VA. While the 14-month search process and bidding process was raising concern and buzz, there was another Amazon story that was...

ICH Q12 EU Compatibility

The International Council for Harmonization (ICH) is working to make global trade in the pharmaceutical industry easier. According to a recent article, the ICH “issued in December of 2017 a draft guidance aimed at more uniformity in rules on the quality of medicines...

Beep…Boop…Bop: Redesigning the Sounds of Medical Devices

Human Factors and Usability professionals have the unique understanding of how healthcare professionals can and do use medical products in a real-world setting. The art and science of developing medical devices that patients can properly interact with and...

Working with Laboratory Benefit Managers: Tips & Best Practices

Working with Laboratory Benefit Managers: Tips & Best Practices Mitchell I. Burken, M.D. Associate Medical Director Genetics eviCore   Whether you’re in the early stages of working with Laboratory Benefit Managers or are have more experience,...

FDA Innovative Clinical Trial Designs Launch

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is attempting to modernize the drug development process. A new phase of clinical trial designs was recently announced in an effort to help bring new therapies to patients as quickly as possible. The new pilot...

The Future of Ozone Sterilization

As medical technology continues to evolve, so do medical device sterilization methods. Alternatives to traditional sterilization processes, including ozone sterilization are beginning to change the landscape of the medical device sterilization industry. A recent...

The Importance of Labeling

Labeling issues continue to plague the medical device and pharmaceutical industry. The FDA recently released a statement regarding a medication recall as a result of a labeling error. CBS News reports, “Accord Healthcare Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of 12.5...

Navigating the Evolving Pricing Landscape

Over the past decade, there has been a significant shift in medical device purchasing, pricing, reimbursement and support. Several professionals in this industry, including medical device manufacturers, health systems, as well as patients have had to adjust to the...

Can UX Save Lives?

Human factors and usability testing professionals play an integral role during medical device design and post-market operations. In order to ensure medical devices are intuitive for HCP and patient use, human factors teams must develop safety validation strategies and...

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