IQ Week Overview

October 8-11, 2024 // Washington, DC

The IQ Consortium invites you to attend a number of events we are hosting in the fall either in person or virtually. Join industry colleagues for a week of interactive discussions to explore new ideas and approaches in drug development. There are several opportunities to engage and reconnect! 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

IQ CMC Leadership Group Meetings

start times vary - contact the IQ Secretariat lead
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington, DC

  • Analytical Leadership Group (ALG) 9:00-5:00 PM ET
  • Biologics CMC Leadership Group (BIO LG) 9:00-5:00 PM ET
  • Drug Product Leadership Group (DPLG) 9:00-5:00 PM ET
  • Drug Substance Leadership Group (DSLG) 1:00-5:00 PM ET
  • Quality Leadership Group - GMP QA  (TBD)
  • Quality Leadership Group - GLP QA & GMP QA (TBD)

IQ membership required to attend Leadership Group (LG) meetings

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9

IQ CMC Summit: Hot Topic Interactions!

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET 
National Press Club, Washington, DC

Join us to explore CMC and regulatory aspects on various topics like artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML), data management, PFAS, Nitrosamine, MAPP, and novel modalities!  The experts among our working group leads will present current CMC and regulatory perspectives and share challenges faced by your peers.  If you have proposals, please reach out and we will form a track – bring your problems to us!


Through highlighted Working Group presentations, interactive Hot Topic Discussions led by each CMC Leadership Group, and breakout sessions attendees can expect to learn:

Risk assessment and process to decipher these latest regulatory developments and challenges; what are the root of the challenge(s)?
Case studies, guidance, applications, and potential solutions presented by WG leads.
Learn ways to participate in cross-functional WGs to solve these problems. 
The potential for future industry collaboration opportunities and/or concerted health authority engagement

IQ Life Science Leadership Group Meetings

start times vary - contact the IQ Secretariat lead
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington, DC

  • 3Rs Translational and Predictive Sciences Leadership Group (3Rs TPS LG) TBD
  • Clinical Pharmacology Leadership (CPLG) 9:00-5:00 PM ET
  • Quality Leadership Group - GLP QA (TBD)
  • Quality Leadership Group - GLP QA & GMP QA (TBD)

IQ membership required to attend LG meetings

 

Welcome Reception

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET 
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington, DC

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

IQ Symposium 2024: Artificial Intelligence: Unlocking the Future of Drug Discovery & Development

8:45 AM – 5:00 PM ET
National Press Club, Washington, DC

Biopharmaceutical companies, patient communities, and regulators have been increasingly exploring artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline, improve, and participate in drug discovery and development. The emergence of generative AI applications has catapulted the importance of AI in popular imagination and provides an immediate impetus to widely and deeply explore the role of AI in drug discovery and development. This symposium will explore established applications, challenges and gaps, areas of growth, and enablers for maximizing impact while ensuring equity and inclusion in the use of AI.

Attendees can expect to learn:

  • Hear real-world examples of AI in drug discovery, both successes and challenges
  • Discover how stakeholders see the future of AI in this field
  • Learn ways to empower your team to use AI effectively and fairly
  • Find out where you can make the biggest difference with AI

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

IQ Board of Directors Meeting

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ET
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington, DC

Open to Board members and LG leaders