Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 3rd Annual

Mastering an Outsourcing Strategy

February 19-20, 2019


Understanding outsourcing needs and optimizing the selection process of vendors lays the foundation for an efficient, cost-effective clinical trial. Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 3rd Annual “Mastering an Outsourcing Strategy” conference provides a new perspective on key considerations for defining an organization’s sourcing strategy. The 2019 program focuses on case studies and interactive discussions with Sponsors, CROs, suppliers, and sites on outsourcing strategy, working with third party suppliers, and effective site sourcing.


Stay on and attend Part 2 (Wed-Thurs): Managing Outsourced Clinical Trials


Monday, February 18

PRE-CON USER GROUPS, KICK-OFF KEYNOTE, PARTICIPANT ENGAGEMENT AWARDS, & SCOPE’S KICK-OFF NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR

Monday Afternoon User Group Meetings & Hosted Workshops (opportunities available): www.scopesummit.com/pre_conference_user_group_meetings

Plenary Keynotes: www.scopesummit.com/keynotes

Participant Engagement Award: www.scopesummit.com/participant-engagement-award


CONSIDERATIONS FOR DEFINING YOUR SOURCING STRATEGY

Considerations for Defining Your Sourcing Strategy

Charlotte French, Principal, CAF Consulting LLC; Former Executive Director, Portfolio Relationship & Sourcing Management, Medical and Development, Astellas

Panel Discussion: Considerations for Defining Your Sourcing Strategy

Moderator: Charlotte French, Principal, CAF Consulting LLC; Former Executive Director, Portfolio Relationship & Sourcing Management, Medical and Development, Astellas

Panelists:

Ratan Ratnesh, Director, Head, Clinical Outsourcing, Otsuka

Hansu Dong, Director, Outsourcing, MedImmune

Julie VanOrsdel Daves, MSHS, CCRP, Director, Clinical Contracts & Outsourcing, miRagen Therapeutics, Inc.

Judy Swilley, PhD, Executive Vice President, Head of Strategic Alliance Management, Syneos Health

Eric Forsthoffer, Global VP, Business Development, Bioclinica

Mary Dixon Drake, CEO & Founder, Innovenn

THIRD PARTY OUTSOURCING & WORKING WITH SPECIALTY VENDORS AND NICHE PROVIDERS

Panel Discussion: How Are Patient-Centric Trials Changing How the Industry Is Working with Third Party Suppliers?

Panelists:

Craig Coffman, Executive Director, Clinical Business Operations & Outsourcing, Nektar Therapeutics

Melissa Hurst, MSM, MBA, Clinical Outsourcing Manager, CSL Behring

Hansu Dong, Director, Outsourcing, MedImmune

EFFECTIVE SITE SOURCING

An Outsourcing Manager’s Role in Site Contracting and Site Oversight

Jennifer Trevor, PhD, Senior Portfolio Sourcing Manager, Portfolio Sourcing and Relationship Management, Astellas Pharma

Panel Discussion: Ensuring Harmony between All Stakeholders – Sponsor, CRO, and Site – When Site Sourcing

Moderator: Ly Kawaguchi, Senior Director, DBO-Outsourcing, Site Budgets, and Business Analytics, MyoKardia, Inc.

Panelists:

Jennifer Trevor, PhD, Senior Portfolio Sourcing Manager, Portfolio Sourcing and Relationship Management, Astellas Pharma<

Carlos Orantes, CEO, Accel Research Sites

Bridging Luncheon Presentation (Sponsorship Opportunity Available)

PLENARY KEYNOTES

 
Monday Evening, Tuesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon Plenary Keynotes Featuring:
 
SCOPE’s 2019 Participant Engagement Award, in Memory of Jerry Matczak
Empowering Humans to Own Their Own Data
Digital Trends That Are Changing the Healthcare Experience
Why Do We Need Caregivers in Clinical Trials; Exploring Real-life Applications in Engagement and Retention
Welcome, Pharma, to AI. Here’s What You Have Been Missing.
 
For more details on the Plenary Keynotes: www.scopesummit.com/keynotes
For more details on the Participant Engagement Award: www.scopesummit.com/participant-engagement-award

INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS

Interactive Breakout Discussion Groups
Concurrent breakout discussion groups are interactive, guided discussions hosted by a facilitator or set of co-facilitators to discuss some of the key issues presented earlier in the day’s sessions. Delegates will join a table of interest and become an active part of the discussion at hand. Bring your pharma, biotech, CRO, site, hospital or patient perspective to each of the discussions below. To get the most out of this interactive session and format, please come prepared to share examples from your work, vet some ideas with your peers, be a part of group interrogation and problem solving, and, most importantly, participate in active idea sharing: www.scopesummit.com/breakouts
 
Tuesday PM Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
 

Stay on and attend Part 2 (Wed-Thurs): Managing Outsourced Clinical Trials


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

Conference Director

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: 781.972.5404
Email: lyuan@cambridgeinnovationinstitute.com

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:

Companies A-O

Ilana Quigley

Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: 781.972.5457

Email: iquigley@healthtech.com

Companies P-Z

Patty Rose
Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: 781.972.1349
Email: prose@healthtech.com 

Signature Sponsor

IQVIA


Premier Sponsors

Appian

Bioclinica_new

ClinicalInk

Covance

DrugDev

ERT

PRA Health Sciences

Praxis

Syneos Health

UBC

Veeva