Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 5th Annual

Leveraging RWD for Clinical and Observational Research

Solutions for Use of Real World Evidence in Drug Development

February 20-21, 2020


I am pleased to announce CHI’s 5th Annual “Leveraging RWD for Clinical and Observational Research” conference being held February 20-21, 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 “Leveraging RWD for Clinical and Observational Research” conference include:  

Innovative RWD-Based Studies

  • Novel RWD assets and data linkage
  • EHR to eCFR
  • Embedded clinical trials: CPRD, PCORI network, VA, etc.
  • Learning healthcare system and pragmatic clinical trials
  • Virtual pragmatic clinical trials
  • Hybrid studies using retrospective data and prospective collection

RWD to supplement RCT

  • RWD to inform study design and execution
  • RWD to supplement clinical trials
  • RWE to support the medicine lifecycle
  • RWD strategies for innovative therapeutics (gene therapy, immune-oncology, etc)

Integrating RWD and AI

  • AI and machine learning to advance RWE studies
  • Novel database studies: applying machine learning

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:
Marina Filshtinsky, MD

Executive Director, Conferences

Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Phone: (+1) 781.972.5496



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