The DSRU runs a number of International Pharmacovigilance conferences on pertinent topics in the field, adapting this portfolio to meet demand.

Advances in Pharmacovigilance for Herbal Medicines

A new conference for 2021

This conference aims to provide a comprehensive and critical update on advances in pharmacovigilance activities for herbal medicines at the national and global levels. It will explore challenges in pharmacovigilance for herbal medicines, developments and new approaches in safety monitoring for herbal medicines, stakeholder perspectives, and future directions.

More information coming soon!

Big Data for Pharmacovigilance

After the first successful conference on ‘Big Data for Pharmocovigilance’, which took place in June 2018, we held the second conference in September 2019 to continue the discussion on the scale of available health data.

The published summary of our 2018 Big Data conference is available here:

Signal Detection Conference (Biennial)

Since its inception in 2001, the DSRU Biennial Conference on Signal Detection has established itself as one of the largest and most important meetings in the pharmacovigilance calendar. The conference delivers the best available knowledge and new developments, featuring internationally renowned experts in signal detection and pharmacovigilance and has built up a loyal following.

The report on our 2017 Signal Detection conference is available here:

Monitoring the Effectiveness of Risk Minimisation (Biennial)

“The right medicine, at the right dose, at the right time, to the right patient” (GVP, Module XVI)

Following the effective implementation of GVP Module XVI in April 2014 we ran the first European conference on Risk Minimisation in November that year. Bringing together industry and regulatory professionals to share best practice this conference offers an insight into risk minimisation requirements, implementation and developments.