A US appeals court has heard arguments over whether to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. The judges said they would announce their decision “as soon as possible” — but earlier a court spokesman said it was likely to make a ruling this week.Details
President Trump has issued an executive order temporarily restricting travel from 7 countries. Here is a description of how this may affect your medical meeting in the coming months:Details
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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
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 directDetails