Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 5th Annual

Managing Outsourced Clinical Trials

February 20-21, 2019


I am pleased to announce CHI’s 5th Annual Managing Outsourced Clinical Trials being held February 20-21, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL. The gathering will be part of the 10th Annual Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives (SCOPE), a four-day cluster of events that attracted 1,800 leaders in clinical operations and research in 2018.

Topics to be discussed at the Managing Outsourced Clinical Trialsconference include:


  • Outsourcing strategies & partnership models with CROs: Case studies of effective and innovative outsourcing partnerships for small, mid-sized, & large sponsor
  • Establishing appropriate metrics (ex. KPIs) for evaluating the outsourcing relationship: Vendor quality and performance
  • Vendor & Sponsor performance metrics and quality plans
  • Ensuring effective oversight and governance in the wake of ICH E6 R2 – Establishing clear roles and responsibilities between sponsor and CRO to avoid duplicative efforts and set realistic expectations
  • Issue escalation and management
  • Establishing shared accountability – Setting appropriate risk-sharing and cost-sharing
  • Working effectively with niche providers and core providers
  • Partnering between CROs and Sponsors when working with third party suppliers – Subcontracting with CROs
    • 3rd party oversight
    • Establishing clear accountability for deliverables (establishing metrics): Ensuring deliverables are on time and in budget
  • Supplier onboarding and offboarding – Maintaining supplier relationships
  • Outsourcing to the rest of world and emerging markets (BRIC countries)


If you would like to submit a proposal to give a presentation at this meeting, please click here.


The deadline for priority consideration is June 22, 2018.


All proposals are subject to review by session chairmen and/or the Scientific Advisory Committee to ensure the overall quality of the conference program. Additionally, as per Cambridge Healthtech Institute policy, a select number of vendors and consultants who provide products and services will be offered opportunities for podium presentation slots based on a variety of Corporate Sponsorships.


For more details on the conference, please contact:
Lee Yuan

Conference Director

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: 781.972.5404


For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:

Companies A-O

Ilana Quigley

Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: 781.972.5457



Companies P-Z

Patty Rose
Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: 781.972.1349






Premier Sponsors







PRA Health Sciences


Syneos Health