Conference program

Preliminary program is now published. Detailed program will be published in May 2017.

WEDNESDAY June 7th 2017

13:00–16:00 Registration and info

13:30–16:15 Pre-conference workshops and conference workshops

Clinical pharmacy session organized by the Finnish Society of Clinical Pharmacy. Sirpa Hartikainen & Raimo Ojala: Psychotropic use as risk factor for falls and fractures.

Other pre-conference and conference workshops will be announced after the closing of the abstract call

16:15–16:40 Coffee break

16:40–17:00 Opening of the conference

17:00–17:45 Plenary session I: Marja Airaksinen: Research in Nordic countries in the area of safe and effective treatments

17:45–20:00 Break

20:00 Welcome get-together


THURSDAY June 8th 2017

7:30 RSAP Meet with the editor

8:00–20:00 Registration and info

9:00–11:45 Plenary session II: Does efficacy equal effectiveness?

9:00–10:00: Hannes Enlund (45 min including discussion + short break 15 min): The road from evidence to better pharmaceutical care and back

10:00–11:00: Teppo Järvinen (45 min including discussion + short break 15 min): Evidence-based and sustainable health care

11:00–11:45: Anna Birna Almarsdóttir (45 min including discussion): The patient perspective on medicines - an important aspect when narrowing the efficacy-effectiveness gap

11:45–12:45 Lunch

12:45–14:05 Research topics 1-3

14:05–14:25 Coffee break

14:25–15:45 3MT® (Three-Minute Thesis): Academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia

15:45–16:15 Break

16:15–19:00 Workshops

19:00–20:00 Break

20:00 Conference dinner


FRIDAY June 9th 2017

8:00-13:00 Registration and info

8:30–10:00 Plenary session III: Practical implementation of narrowing the efficacy-effectiveness gap

(pharmaceutical policies, research and regulations)

8:30–9:15: Shane Desselle: Narrowing the efficacy-effectiveness gap: Mentoring for productivity and collaboration: addressing needs in policies, research, and regulations

9:15–10:00: Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse: Narrowing the efficacy-effectiveness gap: the role of drug regulatory science

10:00–10:15 Break

10:15–12:05 Research topics 4-6

12:05–13:05 Lunch

13:05–13:50 Final remarks, next conference site and organizers and announcing the winner of 3MT®

14:00 Possibility to self-acting activities or activities organized by the School of Pharmacy of the University of the Eastern Finland