Clinical Trials Forum (BALS81)

Venue: Vienna

Location: Vienna, Austria

Event Date/Time: Oct 08, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 11, 2009
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How successful are you in patient recruitment and retention? When & how to partner with CROs to achieve greater efficiency in clinical trials?

Now it’s time to focus on strategies and innovations for improving patient recruitment and retention. It is the largest cause of study delays. Join us & understand, when to start when optimizing patient recruitment strategies.

Facing a difficult global operating environment, Pharma companies are looking to consistently increase the CRO efficiency and performance. Learn from first hand experience, how to build and benefit from long-term strategic partnerships with CROs. Reveal the new approaches to CRO selection and relationship management. Benchmark how far & how effective are leading Pharma companies in clinical outsourcing.

This Clinical Trials Forum brings you 20 industry experts from leading Pharma & Biotech companies delivering case studies in 2 streams on the best practices & the latest trends in patient recruitment and clinical partnerships.

Key speakers:
Head Clinical Operations, AstraZeneca, Belgium
Director of Research Statistic Unit, GSK, UK
Head of Operations, Development Strategic Sourcing, Novartis, Switzerland
Professor, University of Leeds, UK
Head GCO, Outsourcing Specialists, Bayer Schering Pharma, Germany
Director Global Clinical & Medical Affairs, Baxter, Austria
European Procurement Executive, Eli Lilly, UK
Global Head Alliance Management, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, The Netherlands

Key topics:
Optimize Patient Recruitment Strategies
Take advantage of innovative methods to recruit and retain patients
Improve communication between sponsor, investigator and patient
Develop effective site selection strategies
Recruitment challenges of pediatric clinical trials
Reveal when & how to partner with CRO – maximize the benefits of outsourcing clinical trials
Select the best CRO
Excell in CRO relationship management
Case studies on outsourcing strategies – local vs global level
Benchmark different models of clinical trials outsourcing – pros vs cons
Measure & improve the performance of outsourced activities – better quality & speed of clinical trials


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