08.15-09.00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
Morning Session chaired by Vivienne Van De Walle & Josse R. Thomas
09.00-09.25 Welcome and Introduction – What did we achieve in 20 years with
Prof.Dr. Yves Geysels, President at Association of Clinical Research Professionals (
09.25-10.00 Opening Keynote: Accreditation & patient centricity
Prof.Dr. Marc Noppen, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussels (UZB)
10.00-10.40 The EU CTR – Creating Awareness
Dr. Greet Musch, Federal Agency for Medicine and Health Products (FAMHP)
10.40-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.30 Update on the Medical Device Regulation and Impact on CTs
Dr. Mieke Roelants, Genae
11.30-12.05 General Data Protection RegulationAward
Mr. Willem Debeuckelaere, Commission for the Protection of Privacy (CPP)
Afternoon Session chaired by Clara Heering & Robert Lins
13.05-13.35 How to conduct a vaccine trial in quarantine situationAward
Prof.Dr. Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp
13.35-14.00 State of the art ICF and E-consent
Dr. Stefanie Broes, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)
14.00-14.25 Medical Affairs: the Future is now!
Dr. Mathias Schifflers, Merck Sharp and Dohme Belgium (MSD Belgium)
14.25-14.50 Pragmatic publicly funded trials
Dr. Frank Hulstaert, Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE)
14.50-15.20 Anniversary Coffee Break – offered by    Award
15.20-15.45 Differences in Clinical Research between Children and Adults
Prof.Dr. Johan Vande Walle, Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent (UZ Gent)
15.45-16.40 Are we the master of our own destiny?
Guest speaker: Maarten van der Weijden,
16.40-16.45 General conclusions
16.45-17.45 Networking Reception