MPI Med Up-Meet Up Webinar Series

Medical & Healthcare Meeting Professionals 2021 Webinar Series Kick-Off

Medical & Healthcare Meeting Transitions

February 12, 2021
11:00 AM—12:30 PM CST (UTC-6)

Webinar Series Proudly Sponsored By:

McVeigh Global Meetings and Events

Join MPI – Medical & Healthcare Professionals for the first of a new 4-part webinar series, Med Up-Meet Up. Designed by the Medical & Healthcare Professional’s Advisory Board and moderated by Pat Schaumann, this educational series addresses the challenges and questions important to the healthcare meeting professional. Focused on career advancement, these specialized webinars will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in today’s multi-faceted and ever-changing medical & healthcare meeting industry.

Each session is worth 1.5 CEU’s.

Issues to Discuss

Kicking off the series, “Medical & Healthcare Meeting Transitions in 2021” covers the current issues facing the medical and healthcare meeting industry.  An international panel of experts will discuss how to mitigate risk and position our community for success as we transition to 2021 and the next normal.


  • New IPCAA Guidelines on Virtual Meetings
  • Open Payments Updates
  • Virtual Exhibits and Tradeshows
  • Taxation Laws
  • FDA Perspective
  • Hybrid Meetings – Anticipate, Prepare & Mitigate Risk
  • Global Compliance Regulatory Updates

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn how top industry experts are shifting and adapting to medical meeting changes
  • Stay current on changes to country regulations and guidelines due to the recent pandemic
  • Understand what the “new normal” looks like
  • Discover what is trending in medical meetings and what to anticipate for success

Benefits of All 4 Sessions

  • Expand Knowledge and Skills
  • Understand Industry Issues Critical for Success
  • Build Professional Credibility
  • Gain Competitive Advantage
  • Gain Employment Advantage – Add To Your Resume & Increase Earning Potential
  • Increase Efficiency & ROI

Who Should Attend?

  • Corporate medical & healthcare meeting professionals
  • Congress organizers
  • Third-party meeting planning companies
  • Procurement professionals
  • Compliance professionals
  • PCO’s
  • DMC’s
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Convention & Visitors Bureaus / Destination Marketing
  • Other healthcare suppliers

Series Moderator

Pat Schaumann, CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC

Director, Life Science Development
McVeigh Global Meetings & Events

Founder, MPI—Medical & Healthcare Professionals Advisory Board
Manager, Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC), MPI


Shep Bentley

FDA and Principal Consultant
Bentley Biomedical Consulting, LLC

Rick Counihan

Vice President, Client Services & Operations
Poretta & Orr

Michael Mahoney, HMCC

Senior Director, Strategic Event Services

John Oroho

Attorney and Principal
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman
Life Sciences Compliance and Regulatory Counseling Department

Taya Paige, CMM, CIS, HMCC

Business Loyalty, Culture Transformation/Employee Engagement/Experiential Design
Co-President, IPCAA

Thomas Reiser

Executive Director
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)

Christian Roth Claus

Head Scientific Engagement Governance

Elisabethann Wright

Attorney/Partner EU Life Science
Hogan Lovells International LLP

Interested in becoming a member of the MPI Medical & Healthcare Professionals Community?

Learn more about this MPI special interest community membership here today!

Want to access more information on healthcare compliance and earn your Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC)?
Learn more about this certification