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Networking Opportunities at RAPS Convergence 2022 

Opening Reception

Sunday 11 September • 6:00 – 7:30 pm • Exhibit Hall

Toast the kick-off of RAPS Convergence 2022 and celebrate the opening of the exhibit floor by reuniting with your peers and colleagues during this vibrant reception. Open to all event attendees and included with registration.

Sponsored by Medtronic

Wellness Experience

Monday & Tuesday 12-13 September • 6:30 – 7:30 am • Hyatt Regency Phoenix, The Atrium

Start your day of learning and networking with a wellness experience that will help clear your mind and energy.

Sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences

Board of Directors Meet and Greets

Monday & Tuesday 12-13 September • 11:45 am – 12:15 pm • RAPS Central (Booth 413)

Mark your calendar to say hello to RAPS Board members and ask questions about ongoing and upcoming RAPS programs and initiatives during these informal sessions.

Chapter Meet and Greets

Monday & Tuesday 12-13 September • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm • Career Central (Booth 728)

Please stop by to meet and reconnect with chapter leaders from across the RAPS community. Ask questions about important issues impacting your business and learn how to get more involved.

RAPS Fellows “Speed Mentoring”

Monday & Tuesday 12-13 September • 12:45 – 1:45 pm • Career Central (Booth 728)

Meet one-one one with experienced regulatory professionals to make connections and glean advice about charting a career path for success. Join us for an hour of powerful knowledge sharing and networking as we match the next generation of regulatory professionals with those have already paved the way. As you rotate tables, suggested questions will be provided as conversation starters. Requires advance sign up and is an exclusive member benefit.

Meet the Authors

Monday & Tuesday 12-13 September • 12:45-1:15 pm • RAPS Store (Registration Foyer)

Hear directly from authors elaborating on the topics covered in some of RAPS’ most popular publications in an intimate forum where attendees can ask questions and share personal experiences.

Monday, 12 September
Postapproval Changes for Drugs: A Practical Guide
  • Linda McBride, RPh, RAC-US, Regulatory and Compliance Consultant
  • Pallavi Trivedi, MPH, RAC-US, Senior Manager, Viatris
Tuesday, 13 September
Fundamentals of Medical Device Regulations, Fifth Edition
  • Gert Bos, MSc, PhD, FRAPS, Chief Scientific Officer, Executive Director, and Partner, Qserve Group
  • Jocelyn Jennings, MS, RAC-US, RAC-Drugs, RAC-Devices, VP, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, Mycovia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Honoring Excellence: RAPS 2022 Awards Celebration (invitation only event)

Monday 12 September • 5:45 – 7:15 pm • Symphony Hall Foyer

Celebrating and thanking our leaders, fellows, RAC holders, volunteers and award recipients for their contributions to RAPS and the profession at-large.

Monday Evening Special Event:
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Monday 12 September • 6:00 – 9:00 pm • Chase Field

Join your colleagues for a fun-filled night at Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Watch the Diamondbacks take on the L.A. Dodgers from a private RAPS party area with amazing views of the field, food, drinks and great company! (Separate purchase required)

Sponsored by Fang Consulting

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Regulatory Focus Meet Up

Tuesday 13 September • 12:45 – 1:15pm • RAPS Central (Booth 413)

Don’t miss the chance to meet and reconnect with the Regulatory Focus editorial team. Use this opportunity to pitch stories ideas and learn about submitting articles for publication during this informal session.

Convergence 2022 Closing Party

Tuesday 13 September • 6:00 – 9:00 pm • Arizona Science Center

Celebrate your Convergence experience on Tuesday night after the conclusion of the conference. Leave the outside world behind and immerse yourself in the interactive and hands-on fun of the Arizona Science Center. Admission is included with full conference registration.

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