08.15-09.00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
Morning Session chaired by Vivienne Van De Walle & Robert Lins
09.00-09.15 Welcome and Introduction – What did we achieve in 20 years with
Prof.Dr. Yves Geysels, President at Association of Clinical Research Professionals (
09.15-09.40 Opening Keynote: Accreditation & patient centricity
Prof.Dr. Marc Noppen, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussels (UZB)
09.40-10.05 The EU CTR – Creating Awareness
Dr. Greet Musch, Federal Agency for Medicine and Health Products (FAMHP)
10.05-10.30 Update on the Medical Device Regulation and Impact on CTs
Dr. Mieke Roelants, Genae
10.30-11.00  Coffee break
11.00-11.30 General Data Protection RegulationAward
Mr. Willem Debeuckelaere, Commission for the Protection of Privacy (CPP)
11.30-11.55 About genotyping and importance of CR – Personalised medicine
Speaker invited
11.55-12.20 Panel discussion
12.20-13.20  Lunch
Afternoon Session chaired by Clara Heering
13.20-13.45 Vaccination Trials, Adaptive DesignsAward
Prof.Dr. Pierre Van Damme, Universitair Ziekenhuis Anvers (UZA)
13.45-14.10 State of the art ICF and E-consent
Dr. Stefanie Broes, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)
14.10-14.35 Medical Affairs: the Future is now!
Dr. Mathias Schifflers, Merck Sharp and Dohme Belgium (MSD Belgium)
14.35-15.00 Pragmatic publicly funded trials
Dr. Frank Hulstaert, Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE)
15.00-15.30 Anniversary Coffee break
15.30-15.55 Differences in Clinical Research between Children and Adults
Prof.Dr. Johan Vande Walle, Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent (UZ Gent)
15.55-16.55 Are we the master of our own destiny?
Guest speaker: Maarten van der Weijden,
16.55-17.00 General conclusions
17.00-18.00 Networking Reception