CAPRA Dinner Meetings, Webinars and Symposia Schedule


Date/Location Speakers/Topics

Thursday, February 14

Toronto, ON

Regulatory Review of Drugs & Devices (R2D2) – Accelerated Pathway & New Device Guidances Workshop

CAPRA will host a one day consultation workshop for Health Canada to provide an update and receive feedback on new initiatives.  Concurrent workshop & feedback sessions will be held for the following topics.

  • Significant changes to the Priority Review Pathway under R2D2 called the Accelerated Review Pathway will be discussed including:   
    •    expanded product eligibility criteria for accelerated review;
    •    creation of conditions that will promote price competition; and
    •    creation of a single accelerated review pathway, merging priority review and NOC/c streams.
  • New device guidances, Cybersecurity and Software as a Device, will be discussed with respect to the mitigation and/or elimination of risk to patients due to cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices. Specific topics will include:
    • Health Canada’s planned regulatory approach to medical device cybersecurity;
    • relevant standards when designing, manufacturing and testing medical devices and 
    • license application changes.

 The event will be of interest to:

  • Regulatory Affairs professionals;
  • Market Access professionals in relation to patient benefit;
  • Medical device software subject matter experts.

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Registration will be open December 12, 2018 to February 7, 2019.

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