ABTS celebrates Ugly Holiday Sweater Day every December. From pom-poms, tinsel and jingle bells to animals in Santa hats, employees wear their ugliest pullovers in hopes to win “ugliest sweater” for a chance to spin the recognition wheel.
unCONVENTIONal: The Documentary will teach, entertain, empower, and commit participants to use their new knowledge for real change. Learning of the future must be engaging, portable, effective, efficient, and powerful. New technologies can now bring the most important facets of these meeting to your home, office, or mobile device and new analyses of data can help create more powerful learning experiences- even hinting at the possibility of analyzing your meeting before it actually happens.
A Guide to Understanding the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations Disclosure Code and Its Effect on the US Medical Meetings Industry.
What Is The EFPIA Disclosure Code?
The EFPIA — the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations — Disclosure Code is a system of self-regulation that requires all member associations within 33 European countries to disclose payments and other transfers of value made to any medical, dental, pharmacy or nursing professional or practice or any other person who, by virtue of his/her professional activities, might prescribe, supply, purchase or administer a medical product.
How one housing-pirate company is duping registrants out of their hotel rooms — as well as hundreds of thousands of dollars — by using fake websites. Room-block pirates or poachers are becoming increasingly sophisticated and bold, Davide Veglia, founder and president of ABTS Convention Services, told Convene Associate Editor Corin Hirsch for our January 2016 cover story.
Medical associations are working to connect with busy healthcare professionals, but planning a packed calendar of face-to-face events may not be the best solution. Find out how hybrid education is shaping the next generation of medical meetings.
Source: How Medical Meetings Are Solving Big Issues With Hybrid Technology
Starting this year, most European Union pharmaceutical and life-science companies will begin tracking and reporting payments to physicians — voluntarily undertaking this task to comply with the new European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) Disclosure Code. Under the new code, all EFPIA members — essentially all EU-based drug companies — must disclose direct