Workshop on conflicts of interests: deadline for registration extended

News 14/08/2013

The European Medicines Agency has extended the deadline for registration for its workshop on conflicts of interests, best expertise vs conflicts of interests: striking the right balance, until 28 August 2013 due to the summer holiday period.

People interested in participating should send an e-mail to before this date, including their name, title and organisation name. Places at the workshop are limited and will be allocated to ensure a fair representation across all stakeholder groups and organisations.

Those who have already sent an e-mail to this address will be contacted shortly to confirm their participation.

You can also join the debate on Twitter. If you want to tweet on the debate in the run-up to or during the workshop, please use the hashtag #coiworkshop.

More on the workshop on conflicts of interests

The workshop will be held on 6 September 2013 from 10:30 to 16:00 at the European Medicines Agency in Canary Wharf, London. The event is intended to elicit views and concerns from academia, patient organisations, committee representatives, non-governmental organisations, the pharmaceutical industry and the scientific media on the Agency's current conflicts-of-interests policy for committee members and experts.

The event will be broadcast live on this website. Background documents for the workshop will be published prior to the event.

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