Clinical Research Cloud Conference 2020

June 22 – July 2, 2020

  • 49 sessions and workshops over eight days in eight tracks
    • clinical operations
    • project management & risk management
    • site management
    • regulatory compliance
    • contracts
    • budgets & billing
    • professional skills
    • working together
  • Sixteen sessions address how COVID-19 will change clinical research
  • Listen to session and workshop recordings during the conference and the following week
  • 130+ speakers with diverse expertise and backgrounds
  • Exceptional networking with a broad (but not too broad) range of experienced clinical research professionals
  • 50+ continuing education contact hours (CME, CNE, CCB, CLE, other)

A Meeting that Matters

Obtain practical tips and professional contacts that will pay for the conference in a matter of days. At the last MAGI conference, participants gathered an average of 10 practical tips to implement in their own organizations. Is a MAGI conference right for you? To find out, click here. Download and adapt attendance approval request letter.

If you are a clinical research novice or veteran; with a study sponsor, research site, or CRO; in a corporate, academic or other organization; you will find a coherent and comprehensive program that focuses on your current needs for applicable information. MAGI sessions and workshops emphasize practical tips based on real-life examples, with lots of interaction.

Attendees Prefer MAGI Conferences

  • 84% find the conference offers better value than other conferences.
  • 81% find the conference more educational than other conferences.
  • 79% find the networking better than at other conferences.
  • 90% find the conference more practical than other conferences.
  • 87% find the conference friendlier than other conferences.


Even though its online, the conference is structured to facilitate networking and promote lasting relationships. About half of the attendees have leadership roles like CEO, vice president, or director. About three-quarters have eight or more years of clinical research experience. Study sponsors are split about 75% biopharma and 25% medical device. Sites are almost evenly split between (a) academic medical centers, (b) health systems and community hospitals, and (c) independent sites and clinics. As a result, networking is very productive. Meet people from all sides of the table in an open, friendly and energetic environment. Help us build the clinical research community!

Continuing Education


Personalized Schedule and Slide Book

Use our online system to create your own personalized schedule and book of conference materials, including a table of contents, customized certificate of attendance, and other useful information.

Distinguished Faculty

Our distinguished faculty will include numerous clinical research leaders, such as the following:
Greg Adams - Director, Investigator Site Development - Pfizer Inc.
Bishoy Anastasi - Director, Clinical Research Finance - University of California, Los Angeles
Ahsan Awan - Vice President - Genlantis Diagnostics
John Baumann - Associate Vice President Research Compliance - Indiana University
Kathleen Bienkowski - Independent Contractor - Independent Contractor
Barbara Bierer - Faculty Director - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Quincy Byrdsong - Associate Vice President for Research Administration - WellStar Research Institute
Nicolas Cindric - CEO - WCG PharmaSeek
Norbert Clemens - Senior Manager Science & Clinical Affairs - Kaneka Pharma Europe N.V.
Linda Coleman - Director, Human Research Protection Program - Yale University
Kimberly A. Dorsch - Director, Global Clinical Affairs - LifeNet Health
Cynthia Dukes - VP, Drug Development Services - ICON PLC
Antoinette Frankum - VP/Executive Director, Clinical Research - CROMSOURCE, Inc.
Jeanie Gatewood - Vice President - Fox Chase Cancer Center
Kenneth Getz - Deputy Director and Professor - Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
Kimberly Guedes - Vice President Clinical Operations and Project Management - Centrexion Therapeutics Corp
Laura Halloran - President & CEO - Halloran Consulting Group
Suzanne Heske - Sr. Director, Quality Risk Management - Syneos Health
Jane Jacob - Vice President - Orthofix
Shobita John - Counsel, R& D Transactions - Bristol-Myers Squibb
Jill Johnston - President, Clinical Services Organization - WCG
Hallie Kassan - Director, Human Research Protection Program - Northwell Health
Helen Kellar-Wood - Lead Patient and Site Engagement - Bristol-Myers Squibb
Jeff Kingsley - CEO - IACT Health
Mary Klote - Director, ORPP&E - Veterans Health Administration
Michael Koren - CEO and Medical Director - Encore Research Group
Mark Lacy - CEO Benchmark Research & CEO hyperCORE International - Benchmark Research
Craig Lipset - Advisor and Founder - Clinical Innovation Partners
John Maloy - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Management - LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport
Shawne Moran - Sr. Director, Strategic Development - IQVIA
Faye O'Brien - Founder and President - Nvolve Inc.
Laura Odwazny - Senior Attorney - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Amy Raymond - Director of Therapeutic Expertise - PRA Health Sciences
Suzanne J. Rose - Director, Office of Research - Stamford Hospital
Jeffrey Rosen - Chief Medical Officer - Alliance for Multispecialty Research, LLC
Nancy Sacco - Vice President - AnaptysBio
Eve Sakran - Director of Research Operations - Georgetown University Medical Center
Dawn Sauro - Chief Development Officer - Clinipace
Jennifer Sheller - AVP, Clinical Operations - Merck
Judith Skroback - Director of Clinical Research - SynCardia Systems, LLC
William B. Smith - President - NOCCR/VRG, An AMR Company
Sujatha Sridhar - Executive Director - University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston
Terry Stubbs - President CEO - ActiveMed Practices & Research, Inc.
Kent Thoelke - Chief Scientific Officer - PRA Health Sciences
Karri Venn - President, Research - LMC-Manna Research
David Vulcano - Vice President, Clinical Research Compliance & Integrity - HCA, Inc.
Kelly Willenberg - Manager - Kelly Willenberg & Associates
Shaun Williams - Vice President, Investigator Management Solutions - Syneos Health

About MAGI

MAGI is streamlining clinical research by standardizing best practices for clinical research operations, business and regulatory compliance. Our 10,000+ members represent clinical research sponsors, sites and CROs. "MAGI" is pronounced with "G" as in Georgia and "I" as in Ireland. Norman M. Goldfarb, CRCP, founder and chairman of MAGI, is organizing and chairing this conference. MAGI is operated by First Clinical Research LLC, a company dedicated to advancing the practice of clinical research.

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