Skip To The Main Content
2022 MD-CH-1988x680

2022 PDA Smart Devices and Digital Solutions Workshop

May 18, 2022
Dublin, Ireland

  • Workshop
  • Europe

left to register

Program Highlights

Join this one-day interactive workshop following the Medical Devices and Connected Health Conference, and join the discussion with industry experts on Smart Devices and Digital Solutions! 


Dear Colleagues, 

The past 15 years have seen a rapid increase in the introduction of drug-device combination products driven by a move towards more self-medication. This has included the adoption of a relatively small number of electronic drug delivery devices but with the arrival of low cost wireless connectivity, there is an opportunity to accelerate the adoption of new technology and introduce digital services that can provide better patient support, either by enabling patients to take more control of their medication and disease management to provide remote access to healthcare support.  The Covid situation has impacted us in many ways over the past 18 months and for medication and disease management, it has demonstrated both the need and the potential for telemedicine and remote monitoring.

A key aspect in improving disease management is the need to address medication non-adherence – it is estimated that for many medications, adherence is less than 50%. Connected drug delivery devices provide a particular opportunity to gather medication use data in near real time that can be used to provide better patient support and also to capture the data into healthcare management systems. Medication non-adherence is principally a behavioral issue that requires appropriate interventions. The combination of behavioral science and connected health can offer a promising route forward whether to provide better, actionable data to support current interventions such as patent support programs or to develop digital interventions such as patient facing apps.

The aim of this workshop is to facilitate a practical and hands-on approach to the development of digital combination products with the active participation of attendees and the sharing of practical experience. We will base the workshop on a case study that focuses on a digitally enable patient support program and look at the perspectives of the design and introduction of behavioral interventions, the commercial opportunity for digital health and the challenges that need to be address in areas such as cyber security.

We look forward to welcoming you to the workshop!

The Workshop Lead

Iain Simpson, Phillips Medisize – a Molex Company 


Workshop Committee:  

Iain Simpson, Phillips Medisize – A Molex Company - Workshop Lead
Quentin Le Masne, Merck KGaA
Scott Mullen, Ascendis Pharma
Paul Upham, Roche/Genentech


  •  Download the workshop agenda here!

Highlighted Speakers

Quentin Le Masne
Quentin Le Masne
Merck KGaA
Scott Mullen
Scott Mullen
Ascendis Pharma
Iain Simpson
Iain Simpson
Phillips Medisize
Paul Upham
Paul Upham

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    More information coming soon.

  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    The target audience for this workshop is from departments including  Device Development, Compliance, Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical Formulation and Process Development, Business Development, Marketing, Procurement, CMC, Distribution, Packaging, Quality Assurance/Control, Clinical Affairs. 

Got a Question? We have answers

Contact Us


PLEASE READ  PDA is not affiliated or contracted with any outside hotel contracting company. If someone other than PDA or the PDA chosen hotel contacts you suggesting that they represent any PDA event, they do not. It is PDA's recommendation that you book your hotel directly through the official PDA chosen hotel that is listed on our web site.

Northwood Park
Dublin, Ireland

  • Accommodations
  • Amenities

How to Get Here

By Air

More information coming soon.

By Car

More information coming soon.

Other Options

More information coming soon.


Registration Fees

Regular Price
Registration Type Price
All Participants €895

All fees given in Euro and excluding VAT

* For this member type or discount, online registration is not available, please contact [email protected].

Group Registration Discount: Register 3 people from the same organization as a group (at the same time) for the event and receive the 4th registration free. Other discounts cannot be applied.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: PDA will send you a confirmation letter within one week of payment being received. You must have this confirmation letter to be considered enrolled in a PDA event. If you have submitted a purchase order or requested an invoice, please be advised that a credit card guarantee is needed. PDA reserves the right to modify the material or speakers/trainers without notice or to cancel an event. If an event is cancelled, registrants will be notified by PDA immediately and will receive a credit (registration fee paid). PDA will not be responsible for any costs incurred by registrants due to cancellation. Please note that the attendee list is shared with attendees, trainers, and exhibitors and may be used to follow up on specific areas of interest after the event. Video, photo, and audio recordings are prohibited at all PDA events.

CANCELLATION: If a cancellation request is received 30 days before the event, a credit (registration fee paid minus a 200.00 USD/EUR processing fee) will be given. No credits will be given for cancellation requests received less than 30 days before the event. Cancellation requests must be emailed to [email protected].


Become a Sponsor

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Learn about opportunities and benefits.

Request Information

Featured Exhibitors

Attendee List Email Scam

Unfortunately, emails are circulating that offer to sell attendee lists for many of PDA’s conferences and events. These emails are sent by scammers.

Note: PDA does not sell its exhibitor or attendee lists, and no third-party is authorized to distribute or sell any lists related to our events. Statements claiming to offer our attendee lists are fraudulent. If you receive emails that propose to sell PDA conference attendee lists, do not engage with the sender and delete the message immediately.

Become an Exhibitor

Interested in becoming an exhibitor? Learn about opportunities and benefits.

Request Information

Media Partners

Related Events


Program Inquiries
Exhibition Inquiries
Training Course Inquiries
Registration Customer Care

Tel: +1 (301) 656-5900 ext. 115
[email protected]

PDA Members Save Substantially