7 November 2012
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Pharmaceutical conference final agenda released

Organizers of the international pharmaceutical conference in Paris designed to enhance the fight against doping in sport have released the final agenda for the November 12 event.

The ‘International Conference: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Fight Against Doping’ is being hosted by the Ministry of Sports, Youth, Non-Formal Education and Voluntary Organizations of France, and co-organized with the Council of Europe, UNESCO and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

The Conference, which will explore ways to increase collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and the anti-doping community, consists of two sessions, with the morning session open to members of the media.

A 45-minute press conference is scheduled to start at 12 noon.

Available for questions will be:

Ms. Valerie Fourneyron, France Minister of Sports

Ms. Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General, Council of Europe

Mr. Getachew Engida, Deputy Director General, UNESCO

Mr. John Fahey, President, WADA

Mr. Philip Thomson, Senior Vice-President, Global Communications, GlaxoSmithKline

To view the final agenda, please click here