Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Inaugural  

Clinical Trial Project Management
for Outsourced Clinical Trials
 

Improving Outsourcing Partnerships
February 25-26, 2015 | Hyatt Regency Orlando | Orlando, FL 


Dear Colleague:

I am pleased to announce production of CHI’s Inaugural “Clinical Trial Project Management for Outsourced Clinical Trials: Improving Outsourcing Partnerships” being held February 25-26, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL.

The gathering will be part of the 6th Annual Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives (SCOPE), a three-day cluster of events that attracted 700 leaders in clinical operations and research in February 2014. Please see the overall program map below for 2015.

Topics to be discussed at the “Clinical Trial Project Management for Outsourced Clinical Trials: Improving Outsourcing Partnerships” conference include: 

  • Outsourcing strategies & partnership models with CROs
    o Global vs niche CRO
    o Determining the right outsourcing strategy for small, mid-sized, & large sponsor
  • Sponsor-CRO-ARO relationship management – ensuring a win-win relationship and meeting the needs of every partner
  • Establishing shared accountability – setting appropriate risk-sharing and cost-sharing 
  • Ensuring effective project oversight and establishing clear roles and responsibilities between sponsor and CRO – avoiding duplicative efforts and setting realistic expectations
  • Establishing an effective balance of in-house activities with outsourced activities 
  • Effective project planning – realistic milestones, timelines & forecasts
  • Appropriate budgeting and financial monitoring
  • Reducing impact and occurrence of change orders
  • Project tracking & establishing appropriate metrics
  • Managing global project teams
  • Leveraging IT and Tools for outsourcing and project tracking

If you are interested in presenting, please click here to submit a speaking proposal for review.

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 July 11, 2014. 

2015 Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE) Conference at a Glance Large 

SCOPE 2014 Wrap-Up
Held February 4-6, 2014, in Miami, Florida, the 5th Annual SCOPE Summit gathered more than 700 industry leaders, an attendance increase of 18% from 2013, for three stimulating days of in-depth discussions covering important issues in clinical trial planning and management. With 11 different conference tracks, a Clinical Informatics News Best Practices Awards and two plenary keynote sessions, SCOPE offered advances and innovative solutions in all aspects of clinical trial management and operations, including Data Integration, Feasibility, Site Selection and Management, Recruitment and Retention, Social Media and Mobile Tech, Project Management, Forecasting, Aggregate Spend Compliance, Post-Marketing Studies, and Sample Logistics. The impressive executive audience at SCOPE came together for invaluable networking opportunities with more than 70% of the attendees titled as Executives from leading Pharma (16%), CRO (32%), and Biotech companies (26%). Industry leaders and key decision makers representing 16 different countries and more than 350 unique organizations shared case studies, collaborated on best practices and provided unique perspectives on poignant issues that the field currently faces.

For questions or suggestions about the meeting, please contact:
Lee Yuan
Associate Conference Producer
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
T: (+1) 781.972.5404
E: lyuan@healthtech.com 

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:
Ilana Quigley
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 

About Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
Founded in 1992, Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) (www.chicorporate.com) is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. Delivering an assortment of resources such as events, reports, publications and eNewsletters, CHI's portfolio of products include Cambridge Healthtech Institute Events, Pharmaceutical Strategy Series, Barnett International, Insight Pharma Reports, Marketing Services, and Cambridge Healthtech Media Group.


 

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