Symposia FAQs


Where will each event be held?

Click LOCATIONS above for information on each event site.

What are the dates of the

Berlin: January 30, 2018

Oxford: February 1, 2018

La Jolla, CA: March 6, 2018

Princeton, NJ: March 8, 2018

Who would benefit most by
attending the symposia?

The symposia will benefit clients looking to align their evidence generation plans with Payers, Regulators and Clinicians across world markets.

The event is open to all PAREXEL clients. PAREXEL reserves the right to cancel an attendee's registration or request that an attendee leave the event if that individual is engaged in competitive, harmful, or disruptive behavior. If an attendee is notified that their registration has been cancelled, it is the attendee’s responsibility to cancel hotel and travel arrangements.

When will the agenda be posted
to the website?

The preliminary agenda is posted on the website now. Click on the AGENDA tab at the top of this page to view the agenda. The website will be updated once the agenda is final and those who have registered will also receive the final agenda via email.

Will the symposia be recorded?

Unfortunately, we will not be recording any of the symposia. The only way to view the sessions is to attend.

What is the dress code?

Conference: Smart Business Casual

Are meals provided during the conference?

PAREXEL will provide light breakfast fare, beverages and a buffet lunch during the event. All other meals are on your own.

Will there be a welcome reception
and outing/dinner this year?

Yes, the welcome reception will be scheduled on the first evening and the outing (which will include dinner) will be held on the second evening. Details will be posted to the website soon.

I have special needs. How do I
advise you of my requirements?

Please indicate any special needs via the registration page.  We will contact you to ensure you are accommodated throughout the meeting. Contact if you have any questions.

I am not a U.S. resident. do I need
a visa to travel to La Jolla, CA or
Princeton, NJ?

Some attendees who are non-U.S. residents may require a visa to enter the United States. Check with your local embassy to determine your personal travel requirements. All visa applicants are advised to apply for their visa as soon as possible as it may take up to or longer than three months to obtain a travel visa.

Note that a "Letter of Invitation" will not be released until a registration has been submitted and paid in full. Once you are registered and confirmed for the event, submit your request for this letter by sending an e-mail to We will advise you on what is required in order for us to send you the letter of invitation.


How do I register?

Click on the “REGISTRATION” button at the top of this page and complete the form. Please make sure to select the symposium that you wish to attend and also indicate any special requirements, if applicable.

What is the registration
fee to attend?

All symposia are free to attend for PAREXEL clients.

What if I have a food allergy
and/or dietary restrictions?

You will have the ability to list your dietary requirements when registering and we will work with the hotel to ensure your needs are met for each meal.

I have registered. When will I
receive a confirmation?

Confirmations will be sent 48-72 hours after registration submission.

How do I review or make changes
to my registration?

Contact to make changes to your registration.

What if I need to cancel?

If you are unable to attend after completing the registration process, contact

Where do I go when I arrive at
the symposium venue.

Registrants will be advised of event meeting room location in a final confirmation to be sent approximately one week prior to each symposium.


Where is the symposium
venue located?

Click on LOCATIONS above for links to each event venue where you will find details including local maps and driving directions.

Will parking be provided
at the symposia venues?

Parking will be provided to attendees at each location.  Information regarding parking will be provided in your registration confirmation email.

Are hotel accommodations
included in my registration fee?

Hotel accommodations are not included as part of your registration. If you need a hotel room, please click on the LOCATIONS link above for access to each symposium hotel website to book a hotel room.  No special room rates are available for these events. All costs for hotel rooms/travel are the responsibility of each individual. PAREXEL cannot reimburse for any travel costs related to the symposia.

Do I need to make my own
hotel reservations?

Symposia attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations and payment or all hotel fees. You can book your hotel through the LOCATIONS page listed above.


Contact for any additional questions.