Agenda Highlights for 2018

1st January, 1970

Agenda Highlights for 2018

The 9th Annual Outsourcing in Clinical Trials East Coast conference promises to be the most successful meeting yet with more brand new content than ever before. Program highlights include:

1) Live Debate on Day 1: ‘I believe a strategic alliance prevents opportunities in clinical trials innovation’. Do you agree or disagree? Join us for our interactive debate on day 1 of the event for an exciting session with the following participants leading the discussion;

Terrence Tormey, Chief Executive Officer, Kibow Biotech

Sameer Tandon, Head, Strategic Alliances, US CD&MA, Novartis

Karrie Hilsinger, Director, Clinical Operations, Mallinckrodt

Marisa Bower, Global Supplier Management, Merck

2) Panel discussion: Evaluating strategies for integrating innovative technology partners to allow larger companies to become more efficient. This interactive discussion will kick off our brand new Clinical Innovation & Technology Stream on Day 1 and we have the following panellists confirmed;

Dr. Michael Howley, PA-C, PhD, Clinical Professor, Drexel University;

John Lee, Chief Medical Officer, Phasebio Pharmaceuticals;

Sameer Tandon, Head, Strategic Alliances, US CD&MA, Novartis

3) Paresh Patel (Director of Data Science and Technologies at Otsuka) will be exploring the advantages and challenges of moving towards mobile-enabled clinical trials in his presentation on the Innovation & Technology Stream.

The effect of mobile-enabled trials on patient retention rates will be addressed, as well as how it can widen the recruitment pool.

4) Panel Discussion: Debating the best practices for developing RFPs allowing effective vendor comparison to identify the best option for your trial. This interactive panel will be hosted by the following panellists;

Marisa Bower, Global Supplier Management, Merck

Demetrias Carnegia, Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Noven Pharmaceuticals

Bozena Korczak, Chief Technology Officer, Vitae Pharmaceuticals


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