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February

February 24-26, 2015

Summit for Clinical Ops Executives

Hyatt Regency Orlando

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 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, and Biotech companies. 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.

http://www.scopesummit.com/

March

March 16-17, 2015

Patients as Partners

The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA

The Conference Forum is delighted to present the 2nd Annual Patients as Partners conference. Conference Chair and CISCRP Founder, Ken Getz is joined by Jamie Macdonald, CEO, INC Research and together they lead sessions with pharma, PCORI, CTTI, FasterCures, FDA, patient advocates and patients to address solutions on how to truly partner with patients in clinical trials.

This conference is dedicated to understanding what it will take to achieve a true partnership. There is no guidebook or one right strategy. This is why it’s so important we bring together all the stakeholders who affect the patients and address ideas and solutions for the following:

  • Understanding and incorporating the patient’s voice in designing clinical trials / developing a clinical endpoint
  • Vastly improving the patient’s entire experience in a clinical trial

http://theconferenceforum.org/conferences/patients-as-partners/overview/.

March 26-27, 2015

Risk-Based Monitoring for Small-to-Mid-Sized Organizations

San Francisco, CA

Risk-Based Monitoring for Small-to-Mid-Sized Organizations delves into strategies for change management, developing processes and utilizing technology with limited budgets and resources to create dedicated departments to manage this task. Don't miss the ONLY RBM event on the West Coast providing detailed results and practical examples of how small-to-mid-sized organizations can enable a risk-based approach. Find out more at www.cbinet.com/RBMWEST.

April

April 22-24, 2015

Partnerships in Clinical Trials

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center- Boston, MA

Partnerships 2015 Brings You More Collaboration, Vision, and Innovation than Ever Before With Real-Time Data and Ideation

Partnerships in Clinical Trials is the world's foremost event series for clinical development leaders and practitioners. This event draws 1100+ leaders from pharma, biotech & medical device companies, CROs, and third-party services providers in to network, learn, strategize and advance next practices in clinical trials across the globe.

This year's event is beyond compare with unique solution-oriented sessions designed to showcase real insights to foster real changes – unfiltered, unedited and unscripted. PLUS, it's ALL under one roof – sessions, keynotes, roundtable discussions and exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest clinical advancements.

Learn more: http://www.iirusa.com/cropartners/welcome-to-CROs.xml

April 25-28, 2015

ACRP's 2015 Global Conference & Exhibition

Salt Lake City, Utah

ACRP's Global Conference & Exhibition is uniquely focused on supporting the professional growth and development of individuals conducting clinical trials through education, exchange, and peer-to-peer engagement.

Start planning now to take advantage of this opportunity to improve your performance in the conduct of clinical trials.

EXCITING NEW FORMAT: EXPLORATORY LEARNING SESSIONS

This new format breaks the traditional conference session mold. Dive in to roundtable-style group discussions led by subject matter expert facilitators! These sessions foster the sharing of experiences and information to provide you with a transformative adult learning experience.

Learn more at: www.acrp2015.org.

May

May 4-5, 2015

Chief Medical Officer East

Battery Wharf Hotel, Boston Common, Boston MA

Overview

Steven Zelenkofske and Jim Roach address the role of the CMO

The Conference Forum’s 3rd Annual Chief Medical Officer Summit for Emerging Life Science Companies is delighted to present a truly distinctive and interactive event for CMOs. We are grateful to Dr. Elizabeth Stoner, Managing Director, MPM Capital, for suggesting the idea and to our CMO advisers for their insights on content and agenda development.

We are Dedicated to Accomplishing Two Goals

  1. To bring together CMO executives to address the unique challenges associated with directing and managing all R&D functions with limited resources, while raising capital, working and meeting with investors and strategizing for appropriate exits.
  2. To create a network of CMOs from small to mid-size life science companies to share ideas, solutions and support.

The Role of a CMO in Emerging Life Science Companies
The role of a Chief Medical Officer is one that means many things to many people, and indeed is radically different depending on the type of organization in which a CMO works. For CMOs in early, emerging and even mid-size life science companies, the role can be an isolated one, but with all the responsibility for driving the clinical development and CRO management while meeting the needs of investors and positioning for an appropriate exit. Chief Medical Officers are playing an increasingly larger role in raising funding for their life science companies.

Who Should Attend

The conference is designed specifically for CMOs, but certainly Heads of R&D, Clinical Operations/Development/Outsourcing, and Vice Presidents of Medical Affairs would also greatly benefit from attending the program. Clinical service providers and investors are encouraged to attend as conversations with CMOs are very much welcomed.

http://theconferenceforum.org/conferences/chief-medical-officer-summit/overview/

May 17-20, 2015

MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference – 2015 East

Renaissance Capital View, Arlington, VA

MAGI conferences offer a coherent program with practical tips based on real-life examples, and lots of interaction and networking. 79% of MAGI participants find the conference more educational than other conferences. 91% find the conference more practical. 81% find the sessions more interactive.

Joan Chambers, CenterWatch Chief Operating Officer, will lead a panel on Patient-Centric Clinical Trials.

At the last MAGI conference, over 650 participants gathered an average of 12 practical tips to implement in their own organizations. Any one tip can pay for attending the conference. 84% of MAGI participants find the networking better than at other conferences. 89% find the conference friendlier. 86% say MAGI conferences offer better value. Find out for yourself why over 99% of participants are satisfied with MAGI conferences. That's how we can offer a money-back satisfaction guarantee.

This conference will feature:

  • 100+ sessions and workshops in seven tracks: sponsor operations, site operations, regulatory compliance, contracts, budgets & billing, quality and special topics
  • 200+ speakers with diverse expertise and backgrounds
  • 22+ continuing education credits: CME, CNE, CLE, CCB, ACRP (CCRA, CCRC, CPI), ASQ (ASQ-CQA), CCIP (CIP), IAOP (COP), ICR (CPD), NAIM (CIM), NALA (CLA), NALA (CP), NCCPA (CME), NGMA (CGMS), PMI (CMOM), PMI (PgPM), PMI (PMP), PRIM&R (CIP), ACC (CRA), RAPS (RAC), SoCRA (CCRP), SQA (RQAP)

Save $100 with CenterWatch discount code CW152.

http://www.magiworld.org/events/2015E/