Staff Retention Strategies for a New Era
In an increasingly competitive workforce, site employees are looking for additional benefits beyond just financial. Learn how your site can retain and engage talent for the long run.
Amanda Wright, Co-Founder and Chief of Site Operations, Javara
Anne-Marie Baughn, RN, MSN, Director, Business Development, RxTrials
Bree Burks, RN, MSN, VP of Strategy, Veeva
Wilfredo De Jesus-Monge, MD, MSc, Founder, clinicaLea
Garo Kiledjian, Founder & CEO, SGM Alliance/Trialogic
How & Why to Set Up a Regulatory Team
Does your site need a regulatory department? Understand when your site may need a regulatory department and the evolution of regulatory needs. This session will help you formulate a training program for your site’s regulatory team and effectively manage the transfer of knowledge between a central office and local site operations.
Sarah Attwood, Director, Client Services, Castle IRB and Clinical Biosafety Services
Jamie Lynn Bhairoo, RN, CCRP, CEO/Business Development & Budget Negotiations, Cedar Crosse Research Center
James Riddle, MCSE, CIP, CPIA, VP, Research Services and Strategic Consulting, Advarra
Kathy Stoddard, RN, CCRC, Executive Vice President, Velocity Clinical Research
Contracts & Clauses: What They Really Mean
In this session, you’ll get the ABCs and 123s of contracts. You don’t need to have a legal degree to understand a contract and its clauses, but you do need to have the tools and insights to know how to identify the major components of a CTA and how to fulfill contractual obligations. Get all you need to know in this session.
Kristin Surdam, MS, PMP, Sr. Director, KOL & Strategy, Florence Healthcare
Chuck DeMars, Corporate Director of Budgeting and Contracting, CenExel
Zachariah Evangelista, Partner, Ser & Associates, PLLC
Viktoria Jones, Manager, SSU Legal Contracts- Global Site Contracts, Syneos Health
The First Frontier: Explore Entry Into Phase 1 Trials
There are tremendous nuances with phase 1 clinical trials. This session will explore the foundational understanding for breaking into phase 1 clinical trials. Learn how to maintain quality throughout the implementation and execution process and set your site up for success.
Dawn Overcash, Director, Strategic Site Collaborations, PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific
Darin Sims, Managing Member, Pinnacle Research Group
Anupama Walia, Senior Country Operations Leader, Genentech/Roche
Gwen Welty, Executive Director, Early Phase Services, Centricity Research
Enabling a Low-Burden DCT Experience: Wins & Losses
How can we lessen the burden of decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) on sites and patients? This session will discuss and analyze what we’ve learned from using DCTs over the past several years. Understand how DCT elements affect our patients and determine which DCT tools may be easiest to implement and manage at your site.
Steve Satek, MBA, Chief Commercial Officer, Flourish Research
Karin Beckstrom, Director, eCOA Products, Clario
Leslie Clapp, MD, VP, Medical Operations, Avacare
Kelly Sanford, MS, Head of Operations, Site Enablement Solutions and Decentralized Trials, IQVIA
I’ve Tried It All! Recruitment Struggles & Modern Solutions
*Recruitment & Retention
When it seems like you have tried everything with recruitment, what do you do next? How do you address challenges with recruitment in modern times with modern solutions? Learn best practices, trends and innovative ideas for recruitment from sites and industry partners.
Nadege Gunn, MD, CPI, Medical Director, Impact Research Institute
Steven Geller, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Centennial Medical Group
Debra Rogge, RN, BSN, MSA, Director, Biopharma Site Management and Monitoring, AstraZeneca
Walter Storm, Co-Founder, Digital Alchemist, Aspen Insights
Study Budgets: Back to Basics
It’s not about building a better mousetrap, but it is about knowing how to build a better study budget. Join this breakout to understand the costs related to clinical trials and learn how to invoice for your study-related activities. Leave with supporting forms and templates that will strengthen your budget negotiations and your bottom line.
Brian Hunter, VP of Contracts & Trial Management CNS Healthcare
Jami Hasbrouck, Manager, Site Contracts, Syneos Health
Amy Wooten, Director, Accelerated Enrollment Solutions (AES)
Lori Rich, VP of Financial Operations, Elligo
Survival of the Fittest: Strategizing Business Development
*BD & Relationships
This session will discuss innovative methods to revolutionize your business practices. Learn how to succeed in creating a successful site that will have you choosing which studies to take. Understand how to utilize collaboration and understand the dynamics that get you picked for that study!
Kerry Gorman, Senior Director, Strategic Site Solutions, IQVIA
Mazhar Jaffry, MBA, MHA, MBBS, President/CEO, Revival Research Institute
Jason Palasota, President, Clinitiative Health Research
Michael Rosenblatt, VP, Product Development, Genentech
Matt Smith, Vice President, Research Site Development, Slope