Back To Schedule
Wednesday, June 21 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
#345: Global Perspective on ICH: Part 1 of 2

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

This forum will provide an overview of the ICH association and offer insight into strategic, long-term views on advancing global convergence of regulatory science through ICH, including important enablers such as stakeholder partnerships and greater connection to other harmonization initiatives. A panel of experts will discuss the benefits of ICH and global regulatory harmonization, including views on key strategic topics that will enhance simultaneous global drug development.

Learning Objectives

Describe the structure of the ICH association, the process for developing a harmonized guideline, and the purpose for the recent reforms; Discuss ICH’s strategic approach in the selection of topics for guidance development; Explain the current state and the future trajectory of ICH; Discuss the value of ICH to regulatory authorities; Identify some of the areas of current ICH guideline development.


Amanda Marie Roache


Regulatory Perspective on ICH
Toshiyoshi Tominaga, PhD

Recap of Recent ICH Meeting
Cathy A. Parker

Theresa M. Mullin, PhD

Gabriela Zenhausern, DrSc

avatar for Theresa Mullin

Theresa Mullin

Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives, CDER, FDA, United States
Dr. Mullin is Associate Center Director for Strategic Initiatives. She leads various efforts including Patient-Focused Drug Development and CDER’s International Program. She leads the FDA delegation to ICH and currently chairs the ICH Management Committee. She led FDA negotiations... Read More →
avatar for Cathy Parker

Cathy Parker

Director General, Biologics & Genetic Therapies Directorate HPFB, Health Canada
Catherine Parker Director of the Office of Policy and International Collaboration within the Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate of Health CanadaHer Office has overall responsibility for all policy and regulatory development respecting biologic drugs. She played a key role... Read More →
avatar for Amanda Roache

Amanda Roache

Senior Director, Science and Regulatory Advocacy, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), United States
Amanda Roache, MPP, is a Senior Director in PhRMA’s Science and Regulatory Advocacy Department. She leads PhRMA’s work under the International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) as well as key science and regulatory activities related to international regulatory policy, advocacy... Read More →
avatar for Toshiyoshi Tominaga

Toshiyoshi Tominaga

Associate Executive Director (for International Programs), Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
Dr. Tominaga is Associate Executive Director for International Programs. He supervises the overall strategy and conduct of international operations by PMDA. He joined MHLW after acquired PhD from Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the University of Tokyo. As a career official, he... Read More →

Gabriela Zenhausern

Technical Officer, Regulatory Networks and Harmonization Team, World Health Organization (WHO)
Gabriela Zenhausern has worked for Swissmedic before joining WHO in December 2015. As a technical officer in the Regulatory Systems Strengthening Team (RSS), she provides support to various regulatory harmonization initiatives and regulatory networks in different WHO regions. Gabriela... Read More →

Wednesday June 21, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm CDT
N228 McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616
  05: Regulatory, Forum