Thought Leaders:

Donald Deieso, Ph.D., Chairman & CEO, WIRB-Copernicus Group
Edmundo Muniz, M.D., Ph.D., CEO, Certara

July 27, 2016

Donald Deieso, Ph.D., of WIRB-Copernicus Group and Edmundo Muniz, M.D., Ph.D., of Certara discuss some of the challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry today; what can be done to enhance the chances of drugs making it to market; and ways to improve patient access, accele … Read More »

Thought Leader:

Greg Skalicky, Chief Commercial Officer, inVentiv Health

July 27, 2016

Greg Skalicky of inVentiv Health discusses the various industry dynamics impacting clinical research, as well as why it’s important to marry the clinical and commercial sides of the business together.

Thought Leader:

Marty Anderson, Executive Director, Clinical Development, INC Research

July 27, 2016

Marty Anderson of INC Research discusses the unique challenges facing vaccine trials, and how to overcome them.

Thought Leader:

Brett Kleger, Chief Commercial Officer, DrugDev

July 27, 2016

Brett Kleger of DrugDev talks about collaboration, standardization, and bringing a beautiful technology experience into clinical research.

Thought Leader:

Peter Benton, President and COO, Worldwide Clinical Trials

July 27, 2016

Peter Benton of Worldwide Clinical Trials talks about the challenges facing clinical trial sponsors, where drug and device innovations will come from, and how to attract the best and brightest talent.

Thought Leader:

Kevin Duffy, Global VP, Life Sciences, KellyOCG

July 27, 2016

Kevin Duffy of KellyOCG outlines talent engagement obstacles in life-science organizations and the risks companies face by not having an evolving talent strategy.

Thought Leaders:

Kevin Bickford, Senior Director, Clinical Operations, ClinicalRM
Joseph Sgherza, President, ClinicalRM

July 27, 2016

Kevin Bickford and Joseph Sgherza of ClinicalRM discuss preparing for and responding to global health crises and pandemics, such as Zika and Ebola.

Thought Leader:

Scott Gray, CEO, Clincierge

July 27, 2016

Scott Gray of Clincierge discusses how to increase patient engagement in clinical trials, provides learnings from advocacy group surveys, and shares a recent success story on protocol innovations.

Thought Leaders:

Nita Ichhpurani, Senior Director, External Study Management, Drug Development Services, Celerion
Thomas Marbury, President, Orlando Clinical Research Center

July 27, 2016

Nita Ichhpurani of Celerion and Thomas Marbury of Orlando Clinical Research Center discuss pharmacokinetic studies for patients with renal and hepatic impairment, and how to overcome patient recruitment challenges for this type of clinical research.

Thought Leader:

Eric Valentine, Global Director, Clinical Distribution Services, Catalent Pharma Solutions

July 27, 2016

Eric Valentine of Catalent Pharma Solutions provides an overview of the company’s new FastChain demand-led supply model and how it improves the management of global clinical supplies.

Thought Leader:

Lee Walke, VP eClinical/Real World Evidence, Medpace

July 27, 2016

Lee Walke of Medpace discusses how eClinical systems are evolving to support risk-based monitoring, how to keep patients engaged, and what it will take to make eSource a reality.

Thought Leader:

Sy Pretorius, Chief Scientific Officer, PAREXEL

July 27, 2016

Sy Pretorius of PAREXEL talks about key industry hot topics — adaptive study design personalized medicine patient recruitment, mHealth technology and data, and accelerated pathway approvals — and how PAREXEL is addressing these trends.

Thought Leader:

Brian Schaechter, Vice President, Clinical Trial Division, Artcraft Health

July 27, 2016

Brian Schaechter of Artcraft Health shares trends in patient centricity and the impact of patient education on clinical trials.

Thought Leader:

Patrick Lindsay, President, UBC

July 27, 2016

Patrick Lindsay of UBC explains why recognizing the important contributions being made by the “heros” in the biopharmaceutical industry who tirelessly fight disease and improve patient lives is so important, and outlines some of the most significant recent achievements in th … Read More »

Thought Leader:

Sonja VanWye, Director, Clinical Operations Head of Project Management, TKL Research

July 27, 2016

Sonja VanWye of TKL Research talks about the challenges in creating a successful sponsor/CRO relationship, the benefits of partnering with a CRO instead of maintaining the process in-house, and what capabilities sponsors should look for in a CRO.

Thought Leader:

Kara Dennis, Managing Director, Mobile Health, Medidata Solutions Worldwide

July 27, 2016

Kara Dennis of Medidata Solutions Worldwide discusses how mHealth technology, such as wearables, sensors, and apps, are positiviely impacting clinical trials and the benefits of harnessing the new types of data being collected.

Thought Leader:

John Herzig, Regional Sales Director, Lionbridge Life Sciences

July 27, 2016

John Herzig of Lionbridge Life Sciences talks about trends in the life sciences, managing today’s greatest challenges, and how technology is helping overcome these challenges.

Thought Leader:

Jill McGuinn, VP, Biotechnology Strategy, INC Research

July 27, 2016

Jill McGuinn of INC Research talks about clinical development challenges in biotechnology, strategies to overcome these obstacles, and keys to a successful CRO-biotech partnership.

Thought Leader:

Jonathan Andrus, Chief Data & Privacy Officer, Clinical Ink

July 27, 2016

Jonathan Andrus of Clinical Ink talks about improving the clinical trial experience by using eSource, and how the technology is a game changer for data management and monitoring.

Thought Leader:

Eric Morrie, Director of Product Operations, ClinCapture

July 27, 2016

Eric Morrie of ClinCapture talks about the evolving eClinical industry, including disruptive solutions in clinical research technology.

Thought Leader:

Adam Butler, Senior VP, Strategic Development and Corporate Marketing, Bracket

July 27, 2016

Adam Butler of Bracket talks about using technology to improve patient engagement in clinical trials.

Thought Leader:

Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer, Global VP and Regulatory Affairs, SynteractHCR

July 27, 2016

Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer of SynteractHCR discusses the advantages of the new EU clinical trial regulation intended to streamline the clinical trial approval process by simplifying the authorization process, which is set to come into force at the end of 2017, and its rele … Read More »

Thought Leaders:

Matt Kibby, President and Chief Innovation Officer, BBK Worldwide
Thomas Klein, Founder and CEO, Be the Partner

July 27, 2016

Matt Kibby of BBK Worldwide and Thomas Klein of Be the Partner discuss the new connected mHealth model for increasing patient engagement and other clinical research benefits.

Thought Leader:

Cheryle Evans, Senior VP, Clinical & Medical Operations, Advanced Clinical

July 27, 2016

Cheryle Evans of Advanced Clinical discusses designing and implementing a risk-based monitoring program.

Thought Leaders:

J. Fredrick Pritchard Ph.D., Vice President, Global Drug Development, Celerion
Deborah Chee M.D., Ph.D., President, KoNECT

July 29, 2015

Drs. Pritchard and Chee discuss Celerion’s expansion into South Korea, KoNECT’s role in fostering clinical research in South Korea, and the advantages of conducting clinical research in South Korea.

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