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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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WS #10 - Foundations of Plain Language
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11/6/201911/6/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #11 - Principles and Practices for Developing Needs Assessments for Continuing Education Activities
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11/6/201911/6/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #12 - Best Practices for Developing Journal Manuscripts
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11/6/201911/6/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #13 - Writing the Clinical Study Abstract
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11/6/201911/6/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #14 - Intro to Health Economics for Medical Writers and Editors
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11/6/201911/6/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #15 - Basic Grammar I
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11/6/201911/6/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
SESSION - New to AMWA and Conference Orientation Program
11/6/201911/6/201912:45 PM1:45 PM
WS #20 - Writing and Editing NIH Grant Proposals
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11/6/201911/6/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #21 - Electronic Common Technical Document
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11/6/201911/6/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #22 - Assessing and Communicating the Benefits and Risks of Medicines
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11/6/201911/6/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #23 - Lean Authoring
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11/6/201911/6/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #24 - Sentence Structure and Patterns
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11/6/201911/6/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #25 - Writing Clinical Evaluation Reports for Medical Devices
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11/6/201911/6/20192:00 PM5:00 PM

Thursday, November 7, 2019 (Click for List)

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Sunrise Networking Walk
11/7/201911/7/20196:30 AM7:15 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors and Poster Presenters
11/7/201911/7/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/7/201911/7/20199:00 AM10:30 AM
WS #30 - Writing for Visual Media: Best Practices
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11/7/201911/7/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #31 - Writing Clinical Study Report Lay Summaries: a Survivor’s Guide
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11/7/201911/7/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #32 - Writing the Investigators Brochure
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11/7/201911/7/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #33 - Introduction to Cancer Pharmacology
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11/7/201911/7/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/7/201911/7/201911:00 AM12:00 PM
Lunch and General Session with McGovern Address
11/7/201911/7/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/7/201911/7/20191:45 PM2:45 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/7/201911/7/20193:15 PM4:15 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/7/201911/7/20194:30 PM5:30 PM

Friday, November 8, 2019 (Click for List)

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Sunrise Networking Walk
11/8/201911/8/20196:30 AM7:15 AM
EDUCATION SESSION - Yoga at Your Desk: Stretch, Breath, and Relax
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11/8/201911/8/20197:30 AM8:30 AM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/8/201911/8/20199:00 AM10:30 AM
General Session with Alvarez Address and Lunch with Exhibitors
11/8/201911/8/201911:00 AM12:30 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/8/201911/8/201912:45 PM1:45 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/8/201911/8/20192:00 PM3:00 PM
WS #40 - Writing and Designing Materials for Patient Education
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11/8/201911/8/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #41 - Essentials of Copyediting
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11/8/201911/8/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #42 - Proofreading: Strategy for Document Quality Control
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11/8/201911/8/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #43 - Summarizing Clinical Safety Data for a New Drug Application
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11/8/201911/8/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #44 - Strategies for Improving Document Quality for Pharmaceutical Communications Managers
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11/8/201911/8/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #45 - Advanced Writing
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11/8/201911/8/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/8/201911/8/20193:30 PM4:30 PM
Sunset Networking Walk
11/8/201911/8/20194:45 PM5:30 PM

Friday Roundtable Discussions with Breakfast (Click for List)

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A Medical Writer's Guide to Single- and Multiple-Ascending Dose-Escalation Combination Studies
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
All Aboard the MentorShip: Effective Mentoring in Medical Writing: Mentor Perspective
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Art of Writing Accredited and Nonaccredited Continuing Medical Education (CME)
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Avoiding Rejection: Tips for Manuscript Writing Success
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Being Informed in the 21st Century
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Benefits of Dynamic Product Information Delivery for Life Sciences
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Certification of Editors in the Life Sciences
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
CTD Structure: From IND to NDA
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Don’t You Forget It! Using an Editorial Project Checklist
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Finding the Wild Side: An Introduction to Using Wildcard Find and Replace in Microsoft Word
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Formal Communication with Regulatory Agencies: After Discovery and Before Development
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Freelance's Guide to Cybersecurity
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
From Benchtop to Laptop: Streamlining the Transition to Full-Time Medical Writing
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Get up, Stand up ... for Your Health!
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Grow Your Own Local Network of Communication Professionals
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
How Did I End up Working Here?
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
How to Improve Editing and Writing Skills in a Multilingual Environment
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
HTAs and AMCP Dossiers: Find Out What They Are in Five Easy Steps!
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
I Have the Abstract: How Do I Make It into a Poster?
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
It's Been X Years, Now What Do I Do?
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Managing Cross-functional Teams
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Medical Writer Burnout: How Leadership Plays a Vital Role
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Medical Writing in Marketing and Communications
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Nonclinical Recall: The Total Reality of Writing CTD Sections 2.4 and 2.6
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Pricing Strategies for Freelances
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Seven Habits of Highly Successful Medical Writers
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Simplify the Document Review Process and Get Your Life Back!
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Taking EU Medical Device Teams into the Year 2020
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Tech, Travel, and Data Security
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
The Elusive Pursuit of Work/Life Balance
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
The Location-independent Medical Writer: How to See the World While Doing What You Love
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Think Like a Grant Reviewer
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Tips for Studying for the MWC Exam
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Transitioning from Freelance Medical Writing to Retirement
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Translators Networking
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Use It, Don’t Lose It: Strategies for Better Time Management
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Veterinary Medicine Expertise: Challenges and Opportunities in Medical Writing
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Women in Medical Writing and Communications: A Discussion of Challenges and Successful Life Hacks
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Work/Life Integration for Freelances and Full-Time Employees Alike: Staying Balanced While Working Remotely
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM
Writing While Female: A Discussion of Gender Disparity/Bias in the Medical Writing Industry
11/8/201911/8/20197:15 AM8:45 AM

Saturday, November 9, 2019 (Click for List)

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EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/9/201911/9/20199:00 AM10:30 AM
WS #50 - Usage: Choosing the Right Word for the Job
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11/9/201911/9/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #51 - The Medical Editing Clinic: Strategies to Home Your Editing Skills
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11/9/201911/9/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #52 - Summarizing Clinical Efficacy Data for a New Drug Application
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11/9/201911/9/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #53 - Introduction to Statistics for Medical Communicators
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11/9/201911/9/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
WS #54 - Principles and Practice of Visual Data Presentation
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11/9/201911/9/20199:00 AM12:00 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/9/201911/9/201910:45 AM11:45 AM
Annual Business Meeting for Members
11/9/201911/9/20191:30 PM2:00 PM
EDUCATION SESSIONS - Attend the Session of Your Choice
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11/9/201911/9/20192:00 PM3:30 PM
WS #60 - Composing Narratives for Safety and Adverse Event Reporting
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11/9/201911/9/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #61 - Clinical Study Report Writing: From Tables, Listings, and Graphs to Text
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11/9/201911/9/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #62 - Effective Paragraphing
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11/9/201911/9/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #63 - Understanding Sample Size and Study Power
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11/9/201911/9/20192:00 PM5:00 PM
WS #64 - Effectively Searching Online Databases
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11/9/201911/9/20192:00 PM5:00 PM

Saturday Roundtable Discussions with Lunch (Click for List)

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A Tale of Two Contemplations: Impostor Syndrome and Medical Writing Dreams
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
All Aboard the MentorShip: Effective Mentoring in Medical Writing: Mentee Perspective
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Basics of Writing Accredited and Nonaccredited Continuing Medical Education (CME)
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Breathing New Life into Work/Life Balance
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Building Successful Sponsor and Vendor Relationships
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Cross-cultural Communication Skills as a Key Element for Success
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
CSR Section 13 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Writing the Discussion Section
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
CTD Structure: From IND to NDA
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
From Benchtop to Laptop: Streamlining the Transition to Full-time Medical Writing
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
How Did I End up Working Here?
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Instructional Design: Are You Considering Learner Usability in Your End Products?
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Managing Clinical Study Report Development
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
New Research Shows Freelance Rates Are Lower for Women. Why, and What Can We Do About it?
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
SAD or MAD but not Alone: Medical Writing for Small Biopharma Companies
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Scheduling Dos and Don'ts for Freelances
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
So, You Want to Be a CAM Writer
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
So, You're Going to Take the BELS Exam
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Strategic Publication Planning
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Strategies to Structure and Lead Teams through Learning Processes
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Taking EU Medical Device Teams into the Year 2020
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Tips for Studying for the MWC Exam
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Working Remotely – I Mean Really Remotely: Tales From Nomadic Living in an RV
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Writing a Business Plan
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
Writing While Female: A Discussion of Gender Disparity/Bias in the Medical Writing Industry
11/9/201911/9/201912:00 PM1:30 PM
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