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Best Practices for Preparing and Disseminating Regulatory and Medical Communications

September 10-12, 2019
  • Philadelphia, PA

CBI’s Medical Writing & Plain Language Summaries Summit brings together thought leaders and writers of medical communications, regulatory documents and plain language summaries as a community to exchange best practices, learn about innovations in medical writing strategy and stay on top of industry trends and regulatory action. The conference covers case studies for health literacy advancement, the process of producing lay summaries that add meaningful value to the patient experience, methods to maintain compliance with changing standards and much more. Join colleagues and expert speakers to stay ahead of the curve and gain key takeaways.

Benchmark with Peers on
High-Impact Issues:

  • Explore best practices in managing your
    medical writing project
  • Harness the power of AI and natural-language generation
  • Learn new tactics for improving document quality and
    tailoring your message for a target audience
  • Gain insight into the importance of health literacy in
    clinical research
  • Top tips for developing child friendly consent and
    assent materials
  • Discuss how to best prepare for a regulatory audit from
    a health authority

See You There!

PLUS, this year’s Medical Writers & Plain Language Summaries Summit will be co-located with CBI’s 15th Annual Medical Publications and Communications Forum to allow for more robust networking opportunities, expansive industry benchmarking and additional content sessions. To learn how these two meetings can advance you and your organization in 2019 and beyond, contact
Stuart Steller at 339-298-2158 and [email protected].

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Previous Attendee Acclaim:

Excellent conference — expert insight from
leaders in patient communications.

Chief Operating Officer, Oxford PharmaGenesis

It was a well-organized and informative conference.

Director, Clinical Trial Information Disclosure, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

I'm always impressed with sponsors' willingness to share best practices in the development of their lay summaries processes;
it provides such great learnings for those in attendance at varying stages of their implementation.

Senior Director, Patient Engagement, CISCRP

Useful and intentional space to discuss common goal of effective plain language communication and stay abreast
of industry standards/regulatory guidance.


I found the interactive sessions most engaging and informative, allowing the participants to gauge the level of preparedness across industry and to zoom in in common problems.

Associate Director, Regulatory Medical Writing, Johnson and Johnson

I find this conference invaluable and hope that we continue to hold it each year. It is amazing how willing everyone is to share lessons learned and what they are working on to improve
their plain language summary program as well as
expand their patient communications.

Operational Excellence Expert, Novartis Pharmaceuticals