2017 Veeva
Global R&D Summit

October 2 – 4, 2017 Philadelphia, PA

2016 Veeva Global R&D Summit

A complimentary event for Veeva customers and select invited guests!

The 2016 Veeva Global R&D Summit took place on October 17-19 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

More than 600 pharma and biotech leaders in clinical, regulatory, quality, and IT came together for two days of learning, sharing, and networking. Industry peers learned how they are transforming business processes with the latest innovations and best practices.

The 2016 R&D Summit featured speakers from industry leaders such as AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Eli Lily & Company, InVentiv Health, Gilead Sciences, Johnson & Johnson, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Shire, Regeneron, The Medicines Company, and United Therapeutics. The 2016 conference featured tracks and workshops on:


  • Unifying clinical operations with Vault CTMS and Vault eTMF.
  • Inspection-readiness advice and best practices.
  • Integrating metrics to drive operational efficiency and TMF quality.
  • Accelerating EC and competent authority approvals for faster study startup.
  • Quality and Manufacturing

  • Cloud applications: Risk-based approach to change control and validation.
  • Enabling compliant outsourced manufacturing and contractor collaboration.
  • Learning management: Moving from compliance to performance.
  • Leveraging metrics to drive quality and compliance.
  • Regulatory

  • Bringing visibility to submission authoring and compilation.
  • Best practices for managing correspondence and commitments.
  • Aligning headquarters and affiliates to optimize regulatory processes.
  • Eliminating today’s manual tracking spreadsheets.
  • Tracing documents from origin to multi-market use.
  • Veeva Vault Platform

  • Best practices on configuring Vault applications.
  • Speeding implementation with Vault accelerators.
  • Workshop: How to identify opportunities for Vault Platform.
  • Success stories: Customer-configured solutions.
  • View 2015 Global R&D Summit Presentation Recordings and Resources

    Highlights from 2016 Veeva Global R&D Summit