The IPPOSI National Strategic Forum for Clinical Research took place in Farmleigh House, Dublin on Friday November 27th, 2009.

The meeting marked the official launch of the report of the IPPOSI National Survey on the Irish Public’s Attitude towards Clinical Research.

Session 1:  IPPOSI Clinical Research Think Tank Focus Group Study Results

Barry Egan (Drury Research)

Session 2:  Health research in Ireland

Jim Breslin (Dept. of Health)

Enda Connolly (Health Research Board)

Session 3:  Innovative Clinical Research in Ireland

Michael Hutchinson (St. Vincent’s University Hospital)

Session 4 – Global Competitiveness – Ireland on a World Stage

Damian O’Connell (Pfizer)

Garret FitzGerald (University of Pennsylvania)

Edward Holmes (National Medical Research Council, Singapore)

John Savill ( University of Edinburgh)