Looking for ways to add experience to your education and land a career in the clinical research industry? Attend the 10th Latin American Conference of Clinical Research (LACCR) 2013.

For only $250 you can meet and learn from the 3,000 professionals attending from more than 50 countries involved in the biopharmaceutical industry, contract service organizations, academic research centers, regulatory agencies, and health ministries.

Attending this conference will give you the chance to develop a full understanding of the strategies and concerns of the pharmaceutical industry and regulatory authorities.

Eligibility: students must be an undergraduate or graduate student who can document that they are enrolled in a degree granting or certificate-granting academic program in an accredited academic institution.

Student Scholarship Places Available

Apply today for the chance to be one of five lucky students to win free attendance at the 10th Latin American Conference of Clinical Research (LACCR) 2013.

If you’re an enrolled and active student in Latin America, all you’ve got to do is fill out the application form and submit it with you student ID and a copy of your current curriculum before the deadline of August 29 to put yourself in the running to win one of the scholarship places.

Each scholarship will cover the student registration fee of USD$250, which includes attendance at the Opening Reception, four plenary sessions, and eight conference sessions. Additionally, a free e –DIA Membership (USD$35) will also be awarded to the selected students.

Email your application, student ID and current curriculum to, with cc to, before August 29 to apply.

Recommended Session for Students

Tuesday, October 22 | 9:50-10:10 AM
Plenary Session 4: Round-Table – Building a Clinical Research Infrastructure: Impact on Health

Chair: Honorio Silva, President, Inter American Foundation for Clinical Research, United States

At the end this session attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe challenges and hurdles to build a clinical research infrastructure and the multi-sectorial initiatives developed to advance clinical research across countries
  2. Identify the components of the clinical research enterprise and describe the impact of centralized country initiatives on clinical research and health care
  3. Describe the potential advantages for the health care system and the business case for the creation of a global clinical research system
10:10-10:40 AM
Mapping the Clinical Research World
Gustavo Kesselring, MD, Executive Director, ViS Research, Brazil

10:40-11:10 AM
The Country Experience
Min Soo Park, (Korea) - Director, Clinical Trials Center, Severance Hospital, Yonsei Univ. College of Medicine

11:10-11:50 AM
Creating a Global Clinical Research System: ACRES
Greg Koski, Co-Founder at Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety, United States