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Tuesday, February 9
 

10:30am EST

Virtual Environment Opens!
Navigate around our virtual environment to:
  • Explore the virtual exhibit hall to understand how leading service providers are helping their clients through this challenging time
  • Catch up with colleagues in our networking lounge
  • Collect white papers and resources in our Resource Center
  • View the agenda in the Theater and make sure your favorite sessions are added to your calendar so you won't miss them!
  • Earn points and prizes for being top engagers and top networkers over the three days of the event

Tuesday February 9, 2021 10:30am - 11:00am EST

11:00am EST

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Craig Lipset

Craig Lipset

Co-Chair, Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance, United States
Craig Lipset is Founder and Managing Partner of Clinical Innovation Partners, a growth advisory practice for clinical trial innovation. He is Co-Chair of the Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance, Assistant Professor of Health Informatics at Rutgers University, and adjunct faculty... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 11:00am - 11:10am EST

11:10am EST

Collaboration for Adoption of Decentralized Trials
  • Learn an overview of the landscape of collaborations and consortia seeking to advance decentralized trials today
  • Explore the opportunity for "meta-collaboration" and how to best support collaboration across initiatives
  • Prioritize key challenges in decentralized research that may be best addressed through collaboration

Speakers
avatar for Craig Lipset

Craig Lipset

Co-Chair, Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance, United States
Craig Lipset is Founder and Managing Partner of Clinical Innovation Partners, a growth advisory practice for clinical trial innovation. He is Co-Chair of the Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance, Assistant Professor of Health Informatics at Rutgers University, and adjunct faculty... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 11:10am - 11:40am EST

11:45am EST

Decentralized Clinical Trials and Diversity: Sharing Guidance from Patients and Physicians
  • Enabling research participation from home using a decentralized model seems to be the perfect solution to improving patient accessibility and diversity. But is it really that simple? 
  • Feedback and guidance from patients and physicians on successfully deploying DCTs to improve ethnic, racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity in research will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Pilkington

Sarah Pilkington

Associate Director, Patient Innovation Center, PAREXEL
Sarah Pilkington is an Associate Director within Parexel’s Patient Innovation Center, dedicated to improving access to clinical research and patient and caregiver experience. Ms Pilkington has worked within clinical research organizations for 9 years with much of this time dedicated... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 11:45am - 12:15pm EST

12:20pm EST

Panel: How to Increase Diverse Representation in Virtual Clinical Trial Protocol Design
  • Discuss the importance of eligibility criteria, site selection, advisors, planned community outreach efforts, and material development.
  • Consider the need for increased diverse representation

Moderators
avatar for Michelle Shogren

Michelle Shogren

Sr. Director of Innovation – Pharma R&D Clinical Operations, BAYER
Michelle is the Director of Innovation for Pharma R&D Clinical Operations at Bayer. She has over 20 years of experience in Clinical Research across many different roles. She began her journey as a research nurse and site director. From there she became a Clinical Research Associate... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Peter Schaeffer

Peter Schaeffer

Projects, Clinical Platforms and Sciences TPR Analytics Director, GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Peter Schaeffer has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for approximately 20 years, in both the pre-clinical and clinical areas. During this time, he has worked in roles to improve performance and decision making, led continuous improvement programs, and collaborated with teams... Read More →
avatar for Richard Dima, MD, CCRC

Richard Dima, MD, CCRC

Director, Clinical Research, Northwell Health
Richard Dima is the Director of Clinical Research at Northwell Health. He has enjoyed the last 6 years of his career in clinical research. After earning his medical degree he found his calling in clinical research after working with patients on a Naloxone study at the peak of the... Read More →
avatar for Lorena Kuri

Lorena Kuri

Head, Diversity Strategy, BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Lorena Kuri, MBA is the Head of Diversity Strategy at BMS. In her role, she is responsible for developing the integrated diversity in clinical trials (DiCT) strategy to recruit a patient population that is more reflective of the real world.As a strong inclusion advocate, she leverages... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 12:20pm - 1:05pm EST

1:35pm EST

Reaction or Adoption? Ways to ensure decentralized approaches continue to prosper beyond the pandemic
  • Describe how barriers can be addressed to support broader use of decentralized approaches
  • Identify opportunities where decentralized approaches can be applied to clinical trials beyond the pandemic

Speakers
avatar for Wendi Lau, DRSc

Wendi Lau, DRSc

Former Vice President, Operational Improvement & Reporting Excellence, ASTELLAS
Wendi Lau is the former vice president of Operational Improvement & Reporting Excellence at Astellas Pharma. Ms. Lau has more than 28 years of experience in clinical research.  She has served in a variety of leadership roles, including Clinical Operations and Medical Writing.  More... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 1:35pm - 2:15pm EST

2:20pm EST

Using Next-generation Training to Drive Performance in Virtual and Hybrid Global Studies
  • Face-to-face SIVs and face-to-face training with sites can no longer be relied on, what now?
  • What should you expect from your training investment? Predictive analytics + comprehension + competency = reduced risks
  • Performance Management is more important than ever: Communications, Process, and Oversight

Speakers
avatar for Dave Hadden

Dave Hadden

Co-Founder and Chief Gamer Changer, PRO-FICIENCY
Dave is an entrepreneur and technology innovator known for pioneering the fields of A.I.-based medical decision-support, Training Analytics, and Virtual Patient Simulation (VPS).Since selling Therasim, the first successful online VPS system for physicians, to WebMD in 2014, he has... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 2:20pm - 2:50pm EST

2:55pm EST

Panel: Framework to Enable Decentralized Clinical Trials
    • Review critical elements for decentralized studies
    • Understand that it is not just about technology and that change management is the key

Moderators
avatar for Len Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Len Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Head, Clinical Operations, BEAT AML, A DIVISION OF THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
Dr. Rosenberg is a 35 plus year executive with proven experience in driving operational excellence at all levels within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, eclinical and contract research organization sectors. With his diverse background which includes executive management, clinical... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Alok Tayi, Ph.D.

Alok Tayi, Ph.D.

VP of Life Sciences, EGNYTE
Alok is the Vice President of Life Sciences at Egnyte where he is responsible for building and executing the company's strategy for the life sciences market segment. Alok works across the organization to verticalize our marketing, sales, product, compliance, and account management... Read More →
avatar for Mike Collins

Mike Collins

Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations & Data Sciences, AKEBIA THERAPEUTICS
Mike graduated from the University of Sheffield in the UK with a degree in Genetics. After a MSc in Applied Genetics; he completed his doctorate at the University of Birmingham on the quantitative genetics of behaviour in fruit flies.Originally a medical statistician by training Mike... Read More →
avatar for Aman Thukral

Aman Thukral

Director, Clinical Systems and Digital Operations, ABBVIE
Aman Thukral is the head of Digital Operations and Clinical Systems at AbbVie. He has over thirteen years of experience in clinical development, technology planning & business-technology alignment. He is responsible for eCOA operations, wearables, and sensors, piloting new technology... Read More →
avatar for Hassan Kadhim

Hassan Kadhim

Global Head of Clinical Trial Business Capabilities, Clinical Innovation, Industry Collaboration, BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Hassan Kadhim is the Global Head of Clinical Trial Business Capabilities, Clinical Innovation & Industry Collaborations at BMS. In his current role, Hassan team owns the technology stack and capabilities within Global Development Operations, and drives change and innovation towards... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 2:55pm - 3:40pm EST

3:40pm EST

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Craig Lipset

Craig Lipset

Co-Chair, Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance, United States
Craig Lipset is Founder and Managing Partner of Clinical Innovation Partners, a growth advisory practice for clinical trial innovation. He is Co-Chair of the Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance, Assistant Professor of Health Informatics at Rutgers University, and adjunct faculty... Read More →


Tuesday February 9, 2021 3:40pm - 3:50pm EST