Healthcare Events Calendar

Please click on any of the events listed below for further information on dates, times and registration.

GS1 and Partner hosted events

The Pharma Awards programme is Ireland's largest gathering of pharma leaders of its kind and will take place on October 5th in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road (the Old Burlington Hotel).

GS1 Ireland is delighted to be sponsoring these awards again this year and we will be presenting the award on the night to the company successful in the Operation Excellence category.

We strongly encourage our Members to enter if you have a recent achievement that you would like to see recognised!

You can find out more about the awards here and links to booking, judging and more. Why not also check out the Official Awards Video from the event in 2016?

Date for your diary

Date: 5th October 2017

Location: Clayton Burlington Hotel, Dublin


About the Event and the Award Categories

The Pharma Awards are now in its 4th year and is partnered with Biopharma Chemical Ireland | IBEC, PMI, Shannon ABC & NIBRT. For 2017 there are over 20 award categories showcasing the best of the best in sustainability, bio pharma, innovation, operations, EHS, projects and much more.

View Award Categories

With the event growing to nearly 500 people in 2016 they will take place in a bigger and better venue to grow further, which will bring a brand-new look and feel to the event. Make sure you don’t miss out on being a part of this great night for the industry. Enter today

Who should enter the Pharma Industry Awards?

The Awards cater for entrants ranging from researchers and marketing strategists to process and formulation engineers, from campus start-ups to the biggest names in the Pharmaceutical industry. The Pharma Industry Awards will provide opportunities for companies that develop key therapeutics and drugs, CROs, plant production designers, engineers and their employees to have their achievements recognised.

Entry is FREE!

If you need any help on submitting an entry please contact Aifric O'Neil in Event Strategies, the Awards organisers, for a free entry consultation on 01 685 4317 or email  aifric@pharmaawards.ie.

Event Strategies have also prepared an Entry Guide which you can access here.

Good luck!

The Healthcare Provider Advisory Council (HPAC) Webinar Series.

Find out how GS1 can enable patient safety and improve efficiency in the hospital setting by hearing directly from healthcare providers through case study presentations. These complimentary webinars take place the second Thursday of each month and are open to any stakeholder interested in learning about GS1 standards implementation in the care giving environment.

Next date: 

Wednesday 13th September 2017

UK/IE GMT: 1:30-2:30pm

(Usually second Thursday of each month.)

Topic & Speaker


Speaker: Tom Pereboom, Manager CSSD MC Groep; President Sterilization Association of The Netherlands; Chair Working group (Dutch) Ministry of Health for the ADC

Title: National Agreements on unique coding of medical devices supported by industry, healthcare providers and the Ministry of Health

Learning objectives:

During this webinar it will be explained (1) why in the Netherlands these national agreements were considered necessary; (2) how to involve relevant parties: industry and healthcare providers; (3) the important role of ICT; (4) how the agreements relate to the EU MDR; (5) how GS1 identifiers fit in with these agreements.

Invited attendees

All stakeholders who wish to learn the challenges and benefits of implementing (GS1) barcodes in a care giving environment, to enhance patient safety and cost effectiveness.

View details and reserve your place here.

Access past presentations and listen to recordings.

Preparing for GS1 standards implementation and compliance


GS1 Webinar: An introduction to GS1 standards compliance and implementation in the healthcare sector. Register to reserve your place today.


*There are no live webinars currently scheduled however you are invited to register to listen to a previously recorded session.

Click here to listen back on demand now.

Following on from the successful healthcare breakfast briefing we have had many requests for further information on next steps and how to get started.  The ‘Getting Started’ webinar series takes suppliers through what they should be thinking about in order to prepare for compliance with GS1 standards.

Event Webinar: Get Started with GS1 in Healthcare
Date Please click the Register button for details of upcoming dates.
Location Online - via the GoToWebinar platform
Moderator Siobhain Duggan, Director of Innovation & Healthcare, GS1 Ireland
Registration Click here for date options and to register.

Don't want to wait until the next live session? 

Why not listen back to a recorded session! Click here to listen back on demand now.


Preparing for medical device identification and regulatory compliance. 


GS1 Webinar: An Introduction to UDI (Unique Device Identification) and preparing for regulatory compliance with global UDI requirements such as the U.S. FDA Final Rule on UDI. Register to reserve your place today.


*Please note there are currently no live webinars scheduled however you are welcome to register to listen to a previously recorded session.

Click here to listen back on demand now.

Event Webinar: Introduction to UDI
Date Please click the Register button for details of upcoming dates.
Location Online - via the GoToWebinar platform
Moderator Alan Gormley, Industry Engagement and Solutions Manager, GS1 Ireland
Registration Click here for date options and to register.

Don't want to wait until the next live session? 

Why not listen back to a recorded session! Click here to listen back on demand now.