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2021 FDA Science Forum Agenda

2021 FDA Science Forum
FDA: Science as the Foundation for Protecting and Promoting Public Health


Day 1
May 26, 2021

Time Topics

9:00 am - 9:05 am

Sharron Watson - OSPD
9:05 am - 9:15 am Welcome
FDA Chief Scientist, RADM Denise Hinton
9:15 am - 9:45 am  Opening Remarks and Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Acting FDA Commissioner, Janet Woodcock, MD
9:45 am -10:15 am  Keynote Speaker
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, NIAID Director
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
COVID-19 in 2021: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges

10:15 am - 10:30 am           Break

The 2021 FDA Science Forum virtual poster sessions will be exhibited on FDA's Science Forum website on May 26, 2021. The posters will be published and available for download to all FDA Science Forum registrants. The audience will have the opportunity to e-mail their questions directly to the designated authors of the posters for their response from May 26 through June 9, 2021. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss FDA contributions to the evolving science of clinical, non-clinical, and post-market evaluation.
  2. Explain how AI and big data together can improve public health.
  3. Discuss how FDA leverages social and behavioral sciences to empower patients and consumers.
  4. Describe ways in which we are moving into the future.
  5. Discuss the potential utility and challenges of new technologies, such as, microphysiological systems, microbiome, or combination of both, in advancing product development and integrating this knowledge in scientific communications with regulatory and research work.
  6. Discuss the application of innovative tools and approaches to support pandemic response, development and evaluation of MCMs and the detection of adventitious agents.
  7. Distinguish the varied levels of activity within FDA and with various external stakeholders in protecting public health.
  8. Describe several types of regulatory science related to substance use, misuse, and addiction, and how it can be used to inform FDA regulatory activities.

12:30 pm -1:30 pm                   Lunch

End of Day 1


Day 2
May 27, 2021
2021 FDA Science Forum
FDA: Science as the Foundation for Protecting and Promoting Public Health

Time Topic
8:55 am- 9:00 am  Opening Remarks
Rokhsareh Shahidzadeh

11:00 a.m-12:00 noon Lunch

 End of Day 2






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