World & Regional Conferences

World & Regional Trade Shows & Conferences by Country

Big Data in Retail Financial Services

Date: 27-Nov-14 to 27-Nov-14
Location: London / United Kingdom
The value of Big Data to the retail financial services industry is estimated to reach more than £6 billion over the next few years, which means big business for the industry. In order to ‘harness’ this potential, banks must recognise that they are sitting on a vast amount of information which – if it can be easily accessed and cost-effectively managed, not only has the potential to create large revenue streams, but also provide new insights and opportunities, for both their clients and themselves. After an extremely successful launch, SMi are proud to present the 2nd Annual Big Data in Retail Financial Services Conference on the 27th November 2014 in London. This event will help business leaders make better sense of the real data they have, get to it quickly and make the right, cost-...

Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Diversion Strategies

Date: 02-Dec-14 to 02-Dec-14
Location: London / United Kingdom
Join SMi as this Masterclass will provide an intensive look at methods to combat counterfeiting and diversion, focusing on three key pillars: physical, digital and process security. Overall world revenue for pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting technologies will reach $1.11bn in 2014. Rising concerns about counterfeit drugs worldwide will stimulate demand for drug security, authentication and verification solutions. According to a research company, a market intelligence company specializing in global connectivity and emerging technology, drug counterfeiting is a worldwide criminal enterprise, costing drug manufacturers $30 billion a year in lost revenue and brand deterioration. Why should you attend? •Understand the current criminal threats to your supply chain •Analyse and ...

Technical Aspects of Licensing an antibiotic

Date: 02-Dec-14 to 02-Dec-14
Location: London / United Kingdom
Learn what are the key R&D-related elements involved in the inward or outward licensing of antibiotics. Join SMi as this Masterclass will cover an outline of the licensing process, what technical data is needed as part of a product licensing prospectus, what Big pharma looks for and the product evaluation and due diligence processes Antibiotic resistance is a serious and growing threat in contemporary medicine, emerging as one of the pre-eminent public health concerns of the 21st century. Some 125,000 people across Europe and the USA suffer every year due to bacterial infections resistant to antibiotic treatments. Within these regions, drug-resistant bacteria inflict an additional financial burden on healthcare systems through exaggerated medical costs of up to $35 billion. ...

Third Arab - American Day

Date: 04-Dec-14 to 04-Dec-14
Celebrating Arab Americans History

Mastering Clinical Trial Documents

Date: 09-Dec-14 to 09-Dec-14
Location: London / United Kingdom
This full-day Masterclass will outline the regulations that relate to Trial Master Files and explain how clinical study records can be created and managed to ensure the timely availability of an inspection-ready TMF. Once a clinical trial ends, the trial documents are the only remaining artefact that permits evaluation of the conduct of the trial and the quality of the data produced. They are critical to demonstrating compliance with GCP and other applicable regulations. Attendance at this workshop will help you understand the requirements for document creation; how documents can be managed efficiently and effectively so that they can be easily found; help you to avoid unnecessary record keeping; help you to get the most out of your trial records; and avoid resource-intensive file ...

ADME for the Medicinal Chemist

Date: 09-Dec-14 to 09-Dec-14
Location: London / United Kingdom
Join SMi as this Masterclass will provide an overview of the ADME process and covers concepts such as solubility, permeability, Pgp, CYP 450’s, Phase 1 & 2 metabolism, glomerular filtration and enteropathic cycling. Interactive workshops place heavy emphasis on the use of current medicinal chemistry literature to solve recurrent ADME issues. Using the ‘succeed through the literature approach’ participants will distil out working solutions to issues such as solubility, oral absorption, CNS penetration and duration of action. Drug ADME is presented through a biological overview of the digestive system as recently published (Wiley book). The first session covers absorption, permeability, PgP, CYP metabolism, first and second pass, biliary and renal excretion. It is followed by a ...

Information Security Management

Date: 18-Dec-14 to 18-Dec-14
Location: Netherlands
Your information assets have never been more crucial, more valuable, or more at risk. This is why information security is becoming a crucial business priority in many organisations. Moreover, complying with (international) information standards and guidelines (such as the NIST Handbook, ISO 17799, CobiT, and ITIL Security Management) is becoming a hot issue worldwide.

Nordic Card Markets and Future Payment Solutions

Date: 19-Jan-15 to 20-Jan-15
Location: Copenhagen / Denmark
The Nordic card and payments markets are ranked amongst the world’s most developed. Although their economies have recovered well after the financial meltdown, they are still very much in a state of transformation when it comes to payment solutions. Building on the success of the 2014 event, SMi is proud to announce that the 14th Annual Nordic Markets and Future Payments Solutions Conference will take place the 19th - 20th January 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark. It will examine how the industry is being forced to ‘reinvent’ itself in response to increasing competition and impeding regulatory requirements - (SEPA and MIF caps), security measures and more importantly, the increase in the demand for immediate payment systems particularly the adoption of mobile and near field communication (NFC)...

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Date: 21-Jan-15 to 22-Jan-15
Location: London / United Kingdom
Set to take place on 21st and 22nd January 2015, the 4th annual event in the sell-out Pharmaceutical Microbiology series will bring together all levels of industry professionals, providing essential insights into the latest advancements in practice and technology, developments in regulation and the global harmonisation of evolving microbiology methods. Join us as we ask questions such as; What are the best approaches in contamination control? Where does microbiological risk assessment interact with HACCP? How do we develop and manage the sterilisation and validation process? When can we use a scoring system to avoid unnecessary microbiological testing? What are the latest approaches to preventing biofilms? Hear presentations from an array of market leaders such as GSK, Genzyme, ...

E&P Information & Data Management 2015

Date: 03-Feb-15 to 04-Feb-15
Location: England / United Kingdom
13 OPERATORS REPRESENTING 12 NATIONS TO SPEAK FOR A DEVELOPING UPSTREAM INDUSTRY... Building on 16 years of leading conferences within data management the SMi Group are delighted to introduce there 17th Annual E&P Information and Data Management Conference. Our 2015 conference will bring leading industry experts from across the globe to discuss the latest issues and developments in the industry. The two day programme and 4 workshops will build on the success of 2014 which saw over 70% of oil and gas end-users in the room. The event will give delegates the opportunity to discuss topics including data governance, standards and practice, issues of data quality, analytics plus more. The event is the perfect platform for hearing about lessons learned in the field from oil and gas ...