Next week, FLH Partner Brian J. Malkin will speak at Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research ("CBER") Panel at FDLI's Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C. on April 23-24. The CBER Panel will be held on the first day of the Conference, Tuesday, April 23, from 2-3:30 p.m. FDLI has posted the key two presentations by CBER Representatives Diane Maloney, Esq., Associate Director for Policy, and Mary Malarkey, Director, Office of Compliance and Biologics Quality. The panel will be moderated by Scott Cunningham, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, and also includes Michael S. Reilly, Executive Director, Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines, and Mark S. Robbins, Ph.D., Vice President, Clinical Regulatory Affairs, DiaMedica USA, Inc.
As demonstrated by the presentations already posted by Maloney and Malarkey, the panel has a lot of ground to cover, and we as panel members have been providing feedback for additional topics to address as time permits. All of us hope for a lively discussion following the initial presentations and hope to see you there!
FDLI's Annual Conference is the largest (750+ attendees expected) and longest running conference for the FDA-regulated industry, which now includes tobacco products. FDLI's program brings together experts from the Federal Government, industry, private sector bar, consulting organizations, and academia in one place to discuss legal, regulatory, policy, and economic issues falling in FDA's vast authority. FDA Commissioner, Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., will provide the Keynote Address the first day, with other plenary sessions featuring FDA's top regulatory and compliance officials, breakouts for all of FDA's centers and a sessions featuring compliance and liability issues. The next day features top cases in food and drug law, concurrent breakouts in emerging issues, an address from FDA's Chief Counsel, Elizabeth Dickinson, and plenary sessions in interagency dynamics and the role of the media in food and drug law, regulation, and policy.