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  • September 2-3 - Annual Conference (incorporating ICR AGM)
  • September 10 - Risk-Based Monitoring (C28)
  • September 17 - Remote Monitoring (C29)
  • September 23-25 - Introduction To Clinical Trials & Clinical Trials Practice (C30)


  • October 1 - Next Steps in Clinical Trials Management (C32)
  • October 9-10 - Skills & Competencies of a Clinical Trials Manager (C34)
  • October 15 - Introduction to the Principles of GCP (C35)


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