Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 3rd Annual

Clinical Supply Management

Streamlining Clinical Supply Tracking, Management & Distribution for Patient-Centric Trials

February 19-20, 2020


I am pleased to announce CHI’s  Annual “Clinical Supply Management” being held February , 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL. The gathering will be part of the 11th Annual Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives (SCOPE), a four-day cluster of events that attracted 2,000 leaders in clinical innovation, operations and research in 2019. Topics to be discussed at the “Clinical Supply Management” conference include:  

  • Working with stakeholders (pharma/biotech, site, clinical development, clinical ops, CMs, regulatory, etc.) across the clinical supply chain
  • Partnering with clinical ops on clinical supply management: how clinical supply intersects with clinical ops
  • Clinical trial supply chain strategy – minimizing risk and cost
  • Optimizing clinical trial supply forecasting & distribution
  • Drug supply pooling
  • Remote depots
  • Logistical challenges: importing and exporting clinical supplies
  • Case studies on unique approaches to clinical supply delivery
  • Sourcing challenges for comparators, biologics and biosimilars
    • Handling shortages and delays
    • Maintaining supply chain security
    • Centrally vs locally sourced
  • Regulatory considerations – federal and international
  • Packaging and labeling
    • On-demand labeling/ just-in-time labeling, electronic labeling, RFID, digital labeling
  • Storage and distribution
    • Addressing issues of waste, temperature control
    • Cold chain solutions
  • Supply chain integrity; tech tools for tracking and tracing clinical supplies including blockchain
  • Tech tools for clinical supply: IRT
  • Clinical supply for virtual trials: Direct-to-patient distribution and site-less clinical trials
    • Investigator and site buy-in and support for direct-to-patient initiatives
    • Logistical, cost and regulatory considerations
    • Challenges with patient and caregiver handling of IMPs


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


The deadline for priority consideration is May 30, 2019.


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:
Mary Ann Brown

Executive Director, Conferences

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 781.972.5497


For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:

Companies A-K

Ilana Quigley

Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 781.972.5457



Companies L-Z

Patty Rose
Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 781.972.1349