Event Highlights

Keynote Session
Monday, 8 November, 08.30-12.00

The ISPE 2010 Annual Meeting Keynote Session features three exciting speakers from a variety of backgrounds. More about the Keynote Session.

Membership Luncheon and Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, 9 November, 11.45-13.45

It’s time to thank those who made incredible achievements in 2010 and to look ahead to 2011. Hear ISPE leadership and colleagues provide insights on Society accomplishments and look ahead to 2011 goals. Special recognition awards will be presented to Members, Affiliates, Chapters, committees, companies, authors, and students.

Charity 5K Run/Walk (Sponsored by Belimed)
Sunday, 7 November, 07.00

Cost US$25 – all proceeds go to the Charity

Plan your travel to participate in the ISPE 2nd Annual Charity 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles). “5K for 5K” - Help us raise US$5,000 for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization. The event is for the whole family. Sign up when you register. If you have already registered, please call Member Services to add this event at +1-813-960-2105. First 100 registrants receive a t-shirt!. If you do not want to participate but would like to donate, please visit either the Registration Desk or the Knowledge Center at the event.

Download a map of the 5K run ( 212 KB)

New Member/First Time Attendee Orientation Breakfast
Monday, 8 November, 07.00 – 08.15

New Members and first-time attendees are cordially invited to this special networking breakfast hosted by the Membership Development Committee (MDC). Meet fellow Society Members and Annual Meeting attendees to foster new relationships; learn about ISPE and how to make the most out of your membership. Bring plenty of business cards for this high-impact networking event! Sign up when you register.

Unemployed Members 

If you are unemployed, but would like to attend the conference to network with other professionals, contact Member Services for details about options available to you. Email memberservices@ispe.org or call +1-813-960-2105.

Cyber Café  (Sponsored by Commissioning Agents, Inc.)

Stay connected while at Annual Meeting by visiting the Cyber Café. Also, search electronically for fellow Affiliate/Chapter Members attending Annual Meeting or colleagues you haven’t seen in a while. Offering both wireless and wired Internet connections, the Cyber Café will be located in the Exhibit Hall and accessible during exhibit hours. It will be moved to ISPE Registration on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday. The onsite Annual Meeting Web site provides important event information. Access it at the Cyber Café computers, or log on to www.ISPE.org/2010AnnualMeeting/Kiosk.

Volunteer Lounge 

Volunteers are vital to the success of ISPE and we greatly appreciate your dedication and support as an ISPE Volunteer. In recognition of your commitment, we invite you to join us in the Volunteer Lounge, available exclusively to ISPE Volunteers.

Location: Asia 1

Hours of Operation:

  • 6-9 November 2010: 07.00 to 17.00
  • 10 November 2010: 07.30 to 15.00

The lounge is intended to make it comfortable for Volunteers to get work done, or simply relax. Volunteers can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Private room reserved for use only by ISPE Volunteers
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Workstation convenient for preparing speaker presentations that includes a computer, printer, and Internet access
  • Flipcharts available for use in room
  • Charging station for laptops/cell phones/PDAs

Interested in becoming an ISPE Volunteer?
Visit www.ISPE.org/Volunteers for details.

Downloads 

Visit the Downloads Page to view registration forms, the delegate roster, presentation handouts, exhibitor forms, and more.

ISPE Knowledge Center 
Open Sunday during the Welcome Reception through Tuesday at 11.00 in the Exhibit Hall

Tuesday the Knowledge Center will move to the Registration Foyer

The ISPE Knowledge Center offers details on ISPE Membership, joining a COP, future Annual Meetings, and local interests and activities. While you are there, also visit the ISPE Bookstore where you will receive a 20% discount onsite as an ISPE Member. An ISPE staff person will be available to answer all of your questions.

Young Professionals at Annual Meeting 

Annual Meeting offers many opportunities for you to meet and greet other industry professionals and students, learn about industry trends, and make valuable connections to boost your career potential.

More for Young Professionals (includes schedule) …

Affiliate/Chapter Council Activities 

Sunday, 7 November
08.30-12.30

Joint Affiliate Councils’ Meeting - North and South America/Europe/Asia Pacific

Sunday, 7 November
13.30-17.00

North America South America Affiliate Council Meeting

Monday, 8 November
8.30-12.00

Affiliate/Chapter Managers Meeting

Monday, 8 November
13.30-16.30

Affiliate/Chapter Financial Workshop

Tuesday, 9 November
08.30-11.30

Asia Pacific Affiliate Council Meeting

Tuesday, 9 November
11.45-13.45

Membership Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, 9 November
14.00-17.00

Affiliate/Chapter/Student Chapter* Workshops for North and South America/Europe/Asia Pacific

*Student Chapter Workshops are for Faculty and Industry Advisors and Affiliate/Chapter/Student Affairs Chairs; optional for Students