CAPRA Dinner Meetings, Webinars, Symposia Schedule and Audio Presentation information.

 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update

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All in person Dinner Meetings, Symposium and Education Day are cancelled until further notice. We will keep you updated with the latest information through our member communications and here on

Even though we are facing the reality of uncertain times, we can draw strength in the fact that good things still do happen when people come together – whether that be in person or online!

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Date/Location Speakers/Topics

March 16 – July 31

Toronto, ON

Health Canada Regulatory and Clinical Modernization Initiatives Workshop

This workshop, originally planned for April 24, 2020, has been postponed until further notice for public safety due to concerns about COVID-19. Registrants will be contacted regarding a refund.

CAPRA Symposium Committee

Thursday, April 9


Webinar: The Evolving US Regulatory Environment; major takeaways from 2019.


Date: Thursday, April 09, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Description:  Join colleagues from your local regulatory community for a webinar on the ever-changing U.S. regulatory environment. The discussion will focus on the year that was with respect to drugs and biologics, including new commissioners, legislative updates, approval metrics, expedited pathways, reorganization of the Office of New Drugs, patient experience and much more. Looking to the future, the speaker will discuss the changing expectations for regulatory professionals and the skills needed to support new advances in science and technology.

Speaker:  Linda Bowen, MSc, RAC, FRAPS
Head of Regulatory Policy and Intelligence, Seattle Genetics 

Linda has 37 years-experience in the BioPharma Industry, of which 27 years have been spent in regulatory affairs. She is Head of Regulatory Policy and Intelligence at Seattle Genetics and Assistant Professor in the Temple University RAQA graduate program.

She attained Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) for the US, Canada and Europe and was an inductee to the 2011 Class of RAPS Fellows. Linda was honored with the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2012 and 2019 Excellence in Volunteer Leadership Awards.

She is a past two-term member of the RAPS Board of Directors and former Chair of the NJ/NY RAPS Chapter. She chairs the DIA Regulatory Affairs Community and is founder of the DIA Regulatory Intelligence Working Group. She has sat on the planning committee for multiple DIA and RAPS Conferences and was Program Chair for the 2018 and 2019 RAPS Annual Convergence.

 CAPRA members sign up to join us for a FREE Webinar on Thursday, April 09, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.
Registrants will be sent an automated email with a link to register for the webinar once the online registration is complete.
Please add your First name, Last name and the Email address that you will use to log in the day of the webinar.