Patient Recruitment in Clinical Trials
Hyatt Harborside Boston
101 Harborside Drive
Boston, MA
Patient Recruitment in Clinical Trials 
 Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Hyatt Harborside Boston

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, May 11, 2009
08:00:00 Pre-Conference Workshop Registration and Morning Coffee
08:30:00 Interactive Open-Forum Format Melynda Geurts, Susan Campbell
10:00:00 Main Conference Registration
10:30:00 End of Pre-Conference Workshop
11:00:00 Organizer’s Welcome and Chairperson’s Remarks Micah Lieberman
11:00:00 Optimization of Patient Recruitment Strategies
11:05:00 KEYNOTE: Increasing Investigator Site Performance & Productivity Brian York
11:45:00 Recruitment Planning Starts Earlier Than You Think Katherine Valentine
12:15:00 Luncheon Co-Presentation Recruiting Recipes that Will Cook-up Immediate Results Lance Nickens, Christine Pierre
13:45:00 INTERACTIVE PANEL: Can Sponsor/CRO Collaboration Yield an Effective Recruitment Strategy? L. Joshua Davis, Tim Warneke, Joshua Schultz, Peter Keim, Tara Gladwell
14:30:00 Networking Refreshment Break with Exhibit Viewing
15:00:00 Do You Have an Implementable Protocol? Brendan O’Neill
15:30:00 Supplementing Traditional Site Relationships in Clinical Trials by Partnering Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs – A Novel Approach to Enhancing Patient Identification, Accrual, and Retention Ross D. Pettit
16:00:00 Program-Level Branding: Solving Complex Patient Recruitment Needs Donna Beasley
16:15:00 Informal Break-out Discussions
16:20:00 Global Regulatory Strategies to Deal with Recruitment of Patients in Placebo-Controlled Studies Alex Kudrin
16:25:00 Table #2: How to Deal with the Growing Size/Complexity of Clinical Trials Alex Lancksweert
16:30:00 Table #3: When Do You Need to Hire a Patient Recruitment Service Provider? Matthew R. Dauphin
16:35:00 Table #4: How Can Operations Influence Patient Definition and Protocol Design? Brendan O’Neill
16:40:00 Table #5: Challenges and Opportunities for Optimizing Patient Recruitment in Latin America Jeff Goldfarb
16:45:00 Table #6: Centralized Campaign Versus Site Specific Campaigns: What Works the Best for the Study? Lance Nickens
16:50:00 Table #7: When Should a Risk Share Model Be Utilized? Melynda Geurts
17:00:00 How can we Accurately Project Site and Patient Recruitment in Order to Ensure Trial Milestone Deliverables? Kurt Shampine
17:30:00 Networking Cocktail Reception with Exhibit Viewing
18:30:00 Close of Conference Day
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
07:45:00 Breakfast Presentation:Overcoming the Six Risk Areas of Study Enrollment Matt Kibby
08:45:00 Opening Remarks Brian York
08:55:00 Recruiting Special Populations
09:00:00 Current Challenges in Phase I Pediatric Research Barry Mangum
09:30:00 Subject Recruitment Strategies from the Perspective of an Institutional Review Board James Saunders
10:00:00 Informed Consent, Informed Decision, and the Good Recruitment Practice Initiative Linda Wolff
10:15:00 Networking Coffee Break with Exhibit Viewing
10:15:00 Conducting Studies Outside of the US to Maximize Enrollment
10:45:00 Patient Recruitment in Central and Eastern Europe – a CRO Perspective Kerry Dyson
11:00:00 Regulatory Challenges and Expectations in Latin America and Asia Pacific to Effective Clinical Trial Development Jerry Stewart
11:30:00 Global Regulatory Strategies for the Optimization of Modern Study Designs: Challenges of Using Placebo and Active Reference Products Alex Kudrin
12:00:00 Luncheon Presentation Clinical Trial Patient and Site Recruitment Optimization: Reduce Risk and Accurately Forecast Results Kurt Shampine
13:30:00 Delivering Predictable Performance in Patient Recruitment (DRAFT) Alex Lancksweert
14:00:00 The Importance of Standardizing Study Coordinator Training: Essential Elements April Bower
14:30:00 Networking Refreshment Break
14:30:00 Management of Clinical Sites: Understanding the Challenges and Optimizing Site Relationship Management
15:00:00 Increasing the Communication between the Sponsor and Investigational Sites to Facilitate Patient Recruitment and the Timely Collection of Quality Data Matthew R. Dauphin
15:30:00 Case Study: Recruitment and Retention Planning at the Site Level Kim Hirsch
16:00:00 The Recruitment Enhancement Core: Innovative Recruitment Strategies for Washington University School of Medicine Charles Rathmann
16:30:00 Closing Remarks
16:45:00 End of Conference
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