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Wednesday, June 22 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
#367: Local Conduct for Global Clinical Trials: Focus on Japan, Latin America, and Africa

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.00 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-22-635-L04-P ; CME 1.00; RN 1.00

Global clinical trials are a necessity for any development company with registration and marketing aspirations. The pharmaceutical markets of Japan, Latin America, and Africa each have unique attributes that warrant consideration for developers looking to study and eventually market products locally. This session will discuss key considerations for each market as well as observed changes to the local landscape that have come as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learning Objectives

Describe updates on trial conduct in Latin America, Japan, and Africa to include regulatory considerations, opportunities for innovation, and the changes to local study conduct as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; Discuss perspectives on the future development landscape in these markets.


Earl Seltzer, MBA


Clinical Research in Latin America: The Know-Hows of Successful Patient Enrollment and Engagement Strategies
Sara Tylosky, MBA

Navigating Clinical Development Landscape and Turning Innovation into Success in Japan
Edward Ian, MBA

Planning and Conduct of Clinical Trials in Africa: Where are We in 2022?
Pierre Brichot, MS

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Earl Seltzer

Senior Director, Global Feasibility, Labcorp Drug Development, United States
Earl Seltzer has over 17 years of industry experience shared across clinical investigator sites in the United States and working at CROs in the strategic planning and feasibility space. At Labcorp, Mr Seltzer leads the global feasibility team as part of the larger, feasibility recruitment... Read More →
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Edward Ian

Senior Executive Officer, Mediscience Planning Inc., Japan
Edward Ian began his career as a lab. scientist and expanded his work into clinical development. His extensive experience with multinational companies in APAC and the US has made him a seasoned executive with expertise across a wide range of areas within the clinical research and... Read More →
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Pierre Brichot

Founder, MCT, Tunisia
Founder of MCT, Regional CRO specialized in Middle East and Africa. MCT has more than 140 team members based in the following countries : Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan, UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Mali, Benin, Nigeria, Uganda... Read More →

Wednesday June 22, 2022 4:15pm - 5:15pm CDT
Room 176 McCormick Place 2301 South Indiana Avenue Gate 40 Chicago, IL 60616
  02: ClinTrials -ClinOps, Session