NEWS - MasterControl to Participate in Vendor Roundtable Sessions at 2009 DIA Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, USA - January 26, 2009 - MasterControl Inc., a leading global provider of document management software solutions, today announced that it will participate in the vendor roundtable sessions at the DIA's 22nd annual conference, to be held February 10-13, 2009 in Philadelphia, PA.

Roundtable Sessions: The roundtable sessions will allow MasterControl and industry colleagues to present and discuss their approach to implementing DIA's EDM Reference Model into their product. Question and answer sessions will follow, to ensure that session attendees understand the EDM reference model and the ways in which MasterControl and other software vendors approach its implementation.

Dr. Lane Hirning, a pharmaceutical industry expert at MasterControl Inc., will discuss how MasterControl plans to implement the model with its electronic Document Management software solution, MasterControl Documents™. MasterControl Documents is designed expedite and streamline the document collection, collaboration, approval, organization and preparation process for submission publishing via a centralized, web-based system. MasterControl provides several different tools for connecting to submission publishing systems as well as for managing post-publishing submission documents.

Conference Date(s) And Time(s):
Feb 10, 2009 at 8:00AM - Feb 13, 2009 at 5:00PM

Location:
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2817

Round Table Discussion:
February 10, between 3:30 - 5:00PM and between 5:30 and 7:00PM

MasterControl Booth: 204
In addition to participating in the roundtable sessions, MasterControl will be exhibiting its Document Management solution, as well as its other related solutions, throughout the conference in Booth 204.

About MasterControl Global Ltd.
MasterControl Inc. is a global provider of document management and related software solutions. MasterControl products and services are designed for a wide variety of industries and environments, including life sciences and manufacturing organizations of all kinds. MasterControl products are easy to use, easy to deploy, easy to validate, and easy to maintain. They incorporate industry best practices for automating and connecting every stage of the product development cycle, while facilitating regulatory compliance and submission. By combining an integrated platform with a continuum of risk-based software validation products and services, MasterControl drives down the total cost of ownership and enables customers to extend their investment across the enterprise. Hundreds of companies, including 50 percent of the top 20 pharmaceutical enterprises, currently use MasterControl solutions for easier compliance, faster validation, and better process management. For more information about MasterControl, visit www.mastercontrol.com or call: 800-825-9117 (U.S.); +44 118 9812838 (Europe); or 03-6801-6147 (Japan).

About DIA
The Drug Information Association (DIA) is a professional association of more than 18,000 members worldwide who are involved in the discovery, development, regulation, surveillance, or marketing of pharmaceuticals or related products. DIA is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary, neutral forum for sharing information that optimizes the process of drug development and lifecycle management by providing:

  • Global and regional forums for the exchange of information, education, and training;
  • Extensive multidisciplinary networking opportunities;
  • Rewarding volunteer leadership experiences; and
  • High-quality professional development opportunities.

DIA is a universally respected forum for quality information exchange leading to better medicines that enhance health and well-being.