Monday, September 17, 2012

Official Call for Presenters Now Open: Partnerships in Clinical Trials 2013

Submission Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2012 at 5PM EST

The 22nd Annual Partnerships in Clinical Trials event will take place April 21-24th, 2013 in Orlando, Florida and we are calling on you to share insights and strategies with the distinguished community of clinical leaders accelerating the progress of clinical trials around the world. The deadline is fast approaching, so submit your proposal today!

We are looking for pharma, biotech, and medical device executives to share NEW DATA through detailed case studies related to the strategy and operations of clinical trials.
Topic themes include:

  • • Utilizing mobile health applications for patient engagement
  • • Use of Social Media for Enhanced Patient Communication
  • • Overcome Patient Recruitment and Retention Barriers
  • • Matching Drugs to Patients: Patient-Centricity in an Era of Personalized Medicine
  • • Creative Contracting Strategies to Create More Value when Contracting with CROs
  • • Strategies to Reduce and Control your Clinical Trial Costs
  • • Creative Site Contracting Strategies
  • • Best Practices for Managing Investigator Spend
  • • Reporting and Contracting for the Sunshine Act
  • • Negotiation Skills to Drive Down Costs in Your Clinical Contracts
  • • Leveraging New Technologies for Contract Management
  • • How to Compete in an Aggressive Outsourcing Environment
  • • Fundraising Strategies for your Clinical Stage to Enhance Your Outsourcing Ability
  • • Best Practices in Managing Multiple Vendors
  • • Ensuring Business Continuity when your CRO Partner Undergoes Organizational Change
  • • Vendor Selection: Choosing the Right CRO (or Partner) for your Clinical Project
  • • How to Develop Long-Term Relationships with your CRO Partner when You Have a Small Budget
  • • What Does it Take to Establish a Partnership with Large Pharma?
  • • Implications of Risk-Based Monitoring for Small to Midsized Pharma & Biotech
  • • Non Traditional Partnerships
  • • Partnering with Payers
  • • Conclusions from Industry Consortia
  • • Measuring Vendor Oversight
  • • Managing the Shift to Vendor-lead Drug Development
  • • Sponsor/CRO Alliance Management
  • • Risk sharing
  • • Third party vendor management: Managing your Vendor's Vendor
  • • Bringing in the vendor as a partner: the triangle of Sites, Sponsors and CROs
  • • Innovative staffing models for managing outsourced activities
  • • Driving Innovation with your Suppliers
  • • Determining the Value of Outsourced Relationships
  • • Trust Building and Communication Skills: How to Get the Transparency you would like from your Partners
  • • How to Develop Process Improvement Metrics
  • • Leading Change: Change Management Tools for Outsourcing Leaders
  • • Decreasing Study Startup Times and Increasing Efficiency
  • • Risk-based monitoring
  • • Trends in Virtual Pharmaceutical Companies
  • • Managing quality on global studies
  • • Operational Excellence in Adaptive Clinical Trial Design
  • • Patient Recruitment & Engagement
  • • Use of Electronic Health Records for Clinical Research and Drug Development
  • • Integration of Clinical Operations Data
  • • Effective Use Social Media for Clinical Trials
  • • Cloud Computing for Clinical Research
  • • Managing New Technologies for Data Quality
  • • Central Data Warehousing
For consideration please email Marina Adamsky at with the following information by October 1, 2012:
  • • Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
  • • Contact information including address, telephone and e-mail
  • • Title and objective of presentation
  • • Please indicate which topic you plan to address and please indicate what is NEW about the presentation
  • • Summary of the talk
  • • What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 key "take-aways")

Looking to promote your company senior-level clinical decision makers?  If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibit opportunities please contact Andrew Sinetar at or 646.895.7484.

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