Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 7th Annual

Clinical Trial Forecasting and Budgeting:  

Innovative Budgeting and Contracting for Cost-Efficient Trials
January 24-25, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Miami | Miami, FL


Dear Colleague:

I am pleased to announce production of CHI’s 7th Annual “Clinical Trial Forecasting and Budgeting: Innovative Budgeting and Contracting for Cost-Efficient Trials” being held January 24-25, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, FL.

The gathering will be part of the 8th Annual Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives (SCOPE), a three-day cluster of events that attracted 1,150 leaders in clinical operations and research in February 2016. Topics to be discussed at the “Clinical Trial Forecasting and Budgeting: Innovative Budgeting and Contracting for Cost-Efficient Trials” conference include:

  • Mitigating financial risk via coverage analysis and budgeting strategies
  • Budget negotiations between all clinical trial stakeholders, including sponsor and CRO, site, vendor, etc.
  • Managing budgets at the sponsor, site, and CRO
  • Fair market value assessments
  • Appropriate budgeting and financial monitoring – creating benchmarks and using metrics
  • Leveraging IT and tools for improved forecasting and budgeting
  • Outsourcing and budget strategies for small, mid-size and large pharma/biotech
  • Innovative contract structures
  • Balancing cost savings, quality, and time to completion
  • Mitigating and managing costs variables with appropriate planning and detailed forecasting
  • Minimizing change orders and anticipating change order costs

If you are interested in presenting, please click here.

Please note that due to limited speaking slots, preference is given to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, regulators and those from academic/hospital centers. Additionally, as per CHI policy, a select number of vendors/consultants who provide products and services to these biopharmaceutical companies are offered opportunities for podium presentation slots based on a variety of Corporate Sponsorships.

Deadline for submission is June 15, 2016.

2017 SCOPE Conference at a Glance

SCOPE 2016 Wrap-Up

The 7th Annual SCOPE Summit, held February 23-25, 2016 in Miami, Florida, had record attendance with more than 1,150 industry leaders joining 3 days of in-depth discussions covering important issues in clinical trial planning and management. As SCOPE grew in attendance by 30% over last year, the 2016 program offered 12 distinct conference tracks, 2 symposia, 3 short courses, and 4 plenary keynote sessions, focused on advances and innovative solutions in all aspects of clinical trial management and operations, including Data Integration, Feasibility, Site Selection and Management, Patient Engagement, Recruitment and Retention, Mobile Tech, Project Management, Outsourcing, Forecasting, Budgeting and Contracting, Quality (QbD) in Trial Conduct, Risk-Based Monitoring, Post-Marketing Studies, Observational Research, Statistics and Biomarker-Driven Trials.

For Further Information

For questions or suggestions about the meeting, please contact:

Kaitlin Searfoss
Conference Producer
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
T: (+1) 781.972.5498
E: ksearfoss@healthtech.com

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:

Ilana Quigley
Senior Manager, Business Development
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
T: (+1) 781.972.5457
E: iquigley@healthtech.com

For media and association partnerships, please contact:

Rich Handy
Senior Director, Marketing
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
T: (+1) 781.972.5456
E: rhandy@healthtech.com