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Feb 18, 2020 Event Orlando, FL

Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE)

Date: February 18-21, 2020

Venue: Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, USA – Booth 204

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Celebrating its 11th successful year, SCOPE Summit 2020 takes place February 18-21 in Orlando, FL. Over the course of four stimulating days of in-depth discussions in 20 different conferences, 3 plenary keynote sessions, the annual Participant Engagement Awards, and the ever-popular interactive breakout discussions, the programming focuses on advances and innovative solutions in all aspects of clinical trial planning, management and operations, including: Site Selection and Management, Patient Engagement, Recruitment and Retention, Protocol Optimization, Feasibility, Data Strategy and Analytics, Sensors and Wearables, Project Management, Outsourcing, Forecasting, Budgeting and Contracting, Resource Management, Quality (QbD) in Trial Conduct, Risk-Based Monitoring, Artificial Intelligence, Post-Marketing Studies, Observational Research, Accessing and Generating RWD, Clinical Biomarker Strategy, Clinical Supply Chain, Precision Medicine, Clinical Biomarkers and Biospecimens, and Central Lab Solutions, and an all new track on Medical Device Clinical Trial Operations and Regulations.


Please join us in our sessions and panel discussions on the following dates and times:

1. Wednesday, 2/19/20, 10:45 am – 11:15 am 

  • Title: Opportunities to Apply AI in the Clinical Data Environment
  • Track: Clinical Data Strategy and Analytics
  • Demetris Zambas, Vice President and Global Head, Data Monitoring and Management, Pfizer

2. Wednesday, 2/19/20, 12:50 pm – 1:20 pm

  • Title: Case Study: Enabling Business Decisions Through Real-Time Clinical Trial Metrics
  • Track: Clinical Trial Forecasting, Budgeting and Contracting
  • Sai Vajha, VP, Information Technology, Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals
  • Marina Escudero, VP, Clinical Development Operations, Liniksa Pharmaceuticals

3. Thursday, 2/20/20, 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm (luncheon)

  • Title: Precision Medicine: Why Real-Time Insights Are More Important than Ever
  • Track: Clinical Data Strategy & Analytics
  • Anand Dubey, Associate Director, Business Solution Architect, Saama Technologies
  • Len Rosenberg, Ph.D., RPh; Head, Clinical Operations; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

4. Thursday, 2/20/20, 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm

  • Title: The Journey from Theory to Competence
  • Track: Implementing Risk Based Monitoring (Part 2)
  • Rosie McKellar, VP of RBM, Worldwide Clinical Trials

Panel Discussion

5. Friday, 2/21/20, 12:25 pm – 1:05 pm

  • Title: AI Implementation: Technology, Data, People
  • Track: Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Research
  • Malaikannan Sankarasubbu, Vice President, AI Research, Saama Technologies
  • Balazs Flink, PhD, Head, Clinical Trial Analytics, R&D Business Insights, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Arun Patnaik, Director, Clinical Data Management, Data Operations, Novartis
  • Shameer Khader, PhD, Senior Director, Advanced Analytics, Data Science & Bioinformatics, AstraZeneca