Attendee List Released For 10th Annual Asthma & COPD Summit

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SMi group have announced that due to a high volume of bookings, places are now limited to attend the 10th annual conference on Asthma and COPD, taking place soon on 2nd and 3rd April at the Marriott Regents Park Hotel in London.

Asthma & COPD 2014 | London UK

Asthma & COPD 2014

"Participants to the 10th Asthma and COPD conference will gain a detailed understanding of the latest developments..."Nicolas Touchet, Managing Director from Therapeutic Challenges

Industry thought leaders will gather together in just over three weeks to discuss the latest ground-breaking advances in the respiratory drug market and evaluate regulatory requirements to develop inhaled products and enhance clinical trial design.

The two day event features newly added presentations including an industry led keynote from 3M and a discussion panel addressing clinical trial design and market access. The updated brochure is available to download online at For further insights, visit the download tab to read an exclusive interview with speaker, Christine Ward, Principle Scientist, Translational Medicine-RIA from Medlmmune.

Heavy in continuing education and networking, the conference aims to provide a platform for those who study and practice in the field. A snap shot of confirmed attendees include:

  •     3M Health Care
  •     Argenta Discovery
  •     AstraZeneca
  •     AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal
  •     British Lung Foundation
  •     Carclo Technical Plastics Ltd
  •     Chiesi Farmaceutici SpA
  •     Early Clinical Development
  •     F. Hoffmann-La Roche
  •     Fidelta
  •     Hvidovre Hospital University of Copenhagen
  •     Imperial College Of Science And Medicine
  •     Lisa Tan Consulting
  •     Medicines Assessment
  •     MedImmune
  •     MHRA
  •     National Heart and Lung Institute
  •     Imperial College London
  •     National Jewish Health South Denver
  •     Newcastle University
  •     Novartis Horsham Research Centre
  •     Orion Pharma
  •     Private Practice
  •     Sandoz International
  •     Sanofi
  •     SkyePharma
  •     Synairgen
  •     Teva UK
  •     Therachallenges
  •     Theravance
  •     University College London
  •     University Of Southampton School Of Medicine
  •     Vectura
  •     Verona pharma.
  •     Zentiva Group

With the event taking place in just 3 weeks’ time, places are now limited. For those who are interested you can book online at

SMi's Asthma & COPD conference has been running now for a decade. This year’s conference will aim to deliver:

  •     Cutting-edge developments in COPD including a review of mAbs as a treatment for severe asthma and COPD, drug development, combination therapies with insights into LABA/LAMA, biomarker development for respiratory drug assessment and patient stratification.
  •     Case study driven presentations from leading pharmaceutical and regulatory KOLS including University College London, Novartis, Astra Zeneca, Teva, National Heart & Lung Institute, British Lung Foundation, MHRA, key U-BIOPRED committee members and MedImmune.
  •     Insights into successful market penetration
  •     Keynote addresses into ECLIPSE observational study for COPD and the U-BIOPRED observational study for Asthma, regulatory guidance, prevention of exacerbations, drug delivery and clinical trial design.
  •     A panel debate on day one led by the University of Newcastle, Teva and Therapeutic Challenges discussing the respiratory market place from clinical trial design to licensing and market access. Day two will include a panel debate on regulatory standards for Asthma and COPD led by the MHRA, Medicines Assessment and MedIumme
  •     Updates into the next generation of drug delivery devices
  •     Networking opportunities during 2 morning coffee breaks, 2 networking lunches and 2 afternoon tea sessions.

Nicolas Touchet, Managing Director from Therapeutic Challenges commented:
“Market Access and reimbursement challenges are raising the bar for novel therapies for Asthma and COPD. Alignment between Regulatory, Clinical Development and Market Access strategies is now a Key Success Factor for novel products in these indications. Participants to the 10th Asthma and COPD conference will gain a detailed understanding of the latest development in these three areas, and will be provided with ways to optimize decision making and potential risk reward tradeoffs across the overall go to market strategy.”

For a conference brochure visit

Asthma & COPD
2ND & 3RD April 2014
Marriott Regents Park Hotel, London UK

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