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11th Annual EU Medical Device Clinical Research Conference

Ensuring a Timely & Efficient Approach to Final Steps in Transitioning to MDR Compliant Clinical Strategies Including a Strong Focus on PMCF Requirements, all while Establishing Defined Study End-Points to Optimize Trial Design, Budgeting & Generation of Relevant Quality & Volume of Data
March 21-22, 2019 | Berlin, Germany | Crowne Plaza Berlin Potsdamer Platz

9th Annual Pharmaceutical Sales Training Conference

Leveraging Innovative Technologies to Enhance Engagement in Remote Learning | Measuring Effectiveness and Demonstrating Value of Sales Training Strategy | Developing Business Acumen in the Sales Force with a Focus on Reimbursement Knowledge
March 27-28, 2019 | Chicago, IL

Life Science Manufacturing Automation Optimization Conference

Ensuring Robust, Uninterrupted, and Compliant Product Supply Chains through Facility Retrofitting to Integrate Industry 4.0 Capabilities and Connected Software Systems, Embracing IoT, and the Utilization of Cutting Edge Instrumentation
April 24-25, 2019 | Charlotte, NC

9th Annual Medical Device Supplier Quality Assurance Conference

Impact of MDSAP, ISO 13485:2016 and EU MDR on Management of Supplier Quality, Comprehensive Approaches to Supplier Validation, Qualification & Lifecycle Management, while Differentiating and Assigning Risk to Varied Critical & Non-Critical Suppliers
April 29-30, 2019 | Arlington, VA | Key Bridge Marriott






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.


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.


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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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.

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Data Integrity for Automation Engineers

Frederick Johnson of Genentech, Inc. is one of many experts presenting at Q1’s Life Sciences Manufacturing Automation Optimization Conference this April. His co-presentation, “Digitizing Automation for Enhanced Data Collection & Processes,” with Iris Scott of...

Understanding GUDID

Dawn FowlerDirector, UDI/Master Data ManagementMasimoCan you give a brief overview of your role at Masimo?I’m currently responsible for the Global UDI & Master Product Data initiatives here at Masimo. This is a rapidly growing area within the medical device arena...

Session Preview: Deep Dive Into The Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP)

Paul Chiappetta is the Director, Quality Systems and Compliance at Thermo Fisher Scientific. He is presenting at the upcoming Medical Device Supplier Quality Conference on April 29-30 in Arlington, VA. Learn more about his presentation below! Can you give a brief...

What’s in an Age?

Marilyn Burns is the Director of Clinical Affairs at Symmetry Surgical. She is presenting at the upcoming Medical Device Clinical Training Conference on February 26-27 in Charlotte, NC. Learn more about her presentation below!Can you give a brief overview of your role...

Managing The Time Crunch: Best Practices, Solutions & Ideas

Greg Prevatt is the Director of Education at Apollo Endosurgery and is presenting at the upcoming Medical Device Clinical Training Conference on February 26-27 in Charlotte, NC. Learn more about his presentation below! Can you give a brief overview of your role at...

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) works 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...

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...

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