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Monday, June 24 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
#121: Emerging Professionals: Making the Most of Your Networking Experience at the DIA Global Annual Meeting

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Component Type: Workshop
Level: Basic

This workshop will help Emerging Professionals prepare to connect and grow their networks during the DIA conference, as well as develop a networking strategy and learn tactics to build and maintain professional relationships. This workshop will assist in helping attendees become acquainted with the networking nature of the DIA conference. A networking/collaboration style assessment will be given during the session and we will provide attendees with an activity.

Learning Objectives

Discuss recommended ways to maximize their networking opportunities at the DIA conference; Describe and review the various networking behaviors - Examiner, Promoter, Nurturer or Go-getter; Evaluate and develop a personal, effective, and achievable networking approach and strategy.


Jateh Major, PharmD


Obi Okafor, PharmD

Kenneth Hu, PharmD

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Jateh Major

Senior Scientist, Global Regulatory Affairs, Oncology, Merck & Co., Inc.
Jateh Major is a Senior Scientist in Global Regulatory Affairs at Merck. He currently works in early and late phase oncology supporting health authority interactions and strategizing drug development activity.
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Obi Okafor

CERSI Postdoc, University of California San Francisco
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Kenneth Hu

Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University/Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Kenneth is a Global Regulatory Affairs Fellow with the Rutgers Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program. As a Fellow he has worked in Regulatory Science and Policy, Strategy, and Advertising and Promotion across I&I, oncology, and primary care while also gaining insight into digital... Read More →

Monday June 24, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 14A San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA