Asia-Pacific Platform


This Platform serves as the cornerstone of the society's efforts to support those involved in publications within this burgeoning region.

Included are the Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee (APAC) and the Asia-Pacific Education Task Force (APET).

Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee (APAC)

Working with appropriate member(s) of the ISMPP BOT and ISMPP staff, this Committee will develop ISMPP’s strategic and tactical plans for the Asia-Pacific region, including educational and advocacy-related activities, the appropriate adaptation of existing member benefits, and how to best implement in a standardized manner. Interface with Committees as appropriate.

In conjunction with the AP Education Task Force (APET), the ISMPP Board of Trustees and staff, the APAC will develop a live, one-day educational meeting in the APAC region to take place in Q3 of 2022. 

Asia-Pacific Meeting Program Committee

This Committee works to develop the Asia Pacific meeting curriculum with distinguished presenters who engage, enlighten, and stimulate ISMPP members on the topics that impact ethical and effective communication of medical research within the region. Their programs endeavor to provide education for both entry-level and seasoned professionals, as well as inform the current environment within medical affairs, with a focus on medical publications.

Proposed Remits for 2022-2023:

  • Development and implementation of the bi-annual Asia Pacific Meeting (to be held virtually in September 2021); future date proposed for 2023

  • Review evaluations from previous meetings to inform planning activities

  • Develop meeting content for a range of professional experience levels and types

  • Assist in informing ISMPP educational content initiatives (e.g., ISMPP West, European Meeting, ISMPP U Webinars)

  • Communication of Committee activities to society and other Committees via minutes/summary to be uploaded to the Committee Center

The APAC is not included in the Annual Volunteer Drive. 

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Asia-Pacific Education Task Force (APET)

This Committee is responsible for implementing the strategic goals and tactics developed by the ISMPP Board of Trustees and Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee. This Committee will work in concert with other ISMPP Committees to achieve these goals.

Proposed Remits for 2022-23

  • Provide quarterly region-specific ISMPP U Webinars for the membership; ideally to develop annual plan of topic ideas

  • Promote publicly available ISMPP U Webinars and regional meetings to personal networks

  • Share educational programming and theme ideas for the 2021 APAC region educational activities with ISMPP Asia-Pacific Trustee

  • Develop outreach to potential sponsors for Asia-Pacific meetings and other activities in the region; work with Sponsorship Committee to target regional geographical companies to sponsor regional meetings and/or events, in addition to sponsorships by global/international companies

  • Assist in informing ISMPP educational content initiatives, as needed (e.g., Annual and European Meetings, ISMPP U Webinars)

  • Communicate Committee activities to society and other Committees via minutes/summary to be uploaded to the Committee Center

  • Broaden ISMPP’s network with biopharmaceutical/device companies, communications companies, publishers and other stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region.

The APET is not included in the Annual Volunteer Drive.

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