Bloemfontein, South Africa

Shifting Pharmaceutical Programming Outside the Box



On 16th November, it was PHUSE's first event in the southern hemisphere, held in Bloemfontein South Africa. The theme was "Shifting Pharmaceutical Programming Outside the Box". Discussions around the event and our topics will continue for a while still. The event was a great success, with special thanks to the contributions from our sponsors, co-chairs, speakers, and PHUSE organizing committee. We trust that this event has lit the PHUSE for increased engagement and future events, and hope to see everyone again next year.



An Overview of the Drug Development Process – Frans Massyn, Quanticate

Is a Figure Worth a Thousand Words? – Arnold van Aswegen, QuintilesIMS

A Shiny Future? – Hentie du Plessis, QuintilesIMS 

A Functional Replacement for Macros – Wouter van Wyk, QuintilesIMS 

Metaprogramming With SAS – Advantages and Challenges – Tiaan van der Spuy, PAREXEL

Machine Learning Use Cases in the Pharmaceutical Industry – Aneshan Ramaloo, SAS

Offshoring: Building and Intergrating a Global Team – Marius Mostert,QuintilesIMS & Ranjiva Munasinghe, Gestetner

The Butterfly Effect – Raymond Pretorius, QuintilesIMS

Analytics-driven Progress Tracking – Thelma Niemann, QuintilesIMS

Defining and Creating Efficient Statistical Outputs – Chanelle Foster, Leon Lombaard & Megan Carnell, QuintilesIMS

What is Outside the Box? Looking at Current Trends in Programming – Johan Visagie, Clindata

The Age of the Pharmaceutical Data Scientist – Chanelle Foster & Jaco van Blerk, QuintilesIMS

Conclusion: Lighting the PHUSE – Alex Brink, QuintilesIMS & Dianne Weatherall, Clindata


Download the event brochure.





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