Accelerating Patient Recruitment & Retention in Clinical Trials
Millennium Gloucester Hotel

London, United Kingdom

   • Riccardo Belli, Clinical Research & Development Southern Europe,

   • Sara James, Global Enrolment Consultant for Europe, Eli Lilly •
   Vladimir Anisimov, Senior Director, Research Statistics Unit,
   GlaxoSmithKline • Roz Partridge Round, Global Patient Recruitment
   Specialist, Innovative Trials • Wolfgang Eglmeier, Head Clinical
   Operations Germany, Grünenthal • Diana Anderson, Founder and CEO , D.
   Anderson & Company • Jeff Zucker, Senior Director and Global Head
   Patient Recruitment, Kendle • Natalie Dewberry-Moore, Patient
   Recruitment Specialist, Merck

   SMi is proud to present the 7th annual conference in its series on
   strategies for recruiting and retaining patients and volunteers for
   clinical trials. Accelerating Patient Recruitment and Retention in
   Clinical Trials 2011 will build on the success of the previous 6 years
   to bring your knowledge in this field in line with the latest

   Attending this event you will learn about • Planning for a recruitment
   campaign: feasibility investigations, modelling, key performance
   indicators and outsourcing • The world outside the Western Hemisphere:
   differing issues and solutions for recruitment and retention in
   emerging markets, particularly CEE , Asia and Africa • Retention:
   ensuring patient awareness and engagement, improving patient materials
   • Ethical considerations: ethics committee perspective, focus on
   adaptive trials and the role of patient representative organisations •
   Modernising recruitment and retention: social media, mobile technology
   and globalisation

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
08:30:00 Registration & Coffee
09:00:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks Jeff Zucker
09:10:00 Developing an effective recruitment strategy Riccardo Belli
09:50:00 Predictive patient recruitment modelling Vladimir Anisimov
10:30:00 Morning Coffee
11:00:00 Feasibility investigations Charles Tyzack
11:40:00 Problems in recruitment and retention Wolfgang Eglmeier
12:20:00 Networking Lunch
13:50:00 Overview of recruitment data Jonathan Alsop
14:30:00 Case studies in social media for patient recruitment Sara James, Sharon Allin
15:10:00 Afternoon Tea
15:40:00 How to create a patient recruitment website that works Tim Benjamin
16:20:00 Using new media for patient recruitment Natalie Dewberry-Moore
17:00:00 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One
Thursday, March 24, 2011
08:30:00 Registration & Coffee
09:00:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks Sanjiv Kanwar
09:10:00 Challenges of recruitment for trials India Raghib Ali
09:50:00 Partnering with advocacy groups for recruitment Roz Partridge Round, Kate Shaw
10:30:00 Morning Coffee
11:00:00 CROs and patient recruitment Diana Anderson
11:40:00 Site and sponsor partnerships in clinical trials Pernilla Sandwall
12:20:00 Networking Lunch
13:50:00 Challenges of recruitment and retention in resource-poor countries Amina Jindani
14:30:00 Overcoming Barriers to Paediatric Recruitment and Retention Jane Lamprill
15:10:00 Afternoon Tea
15:40:00 Successful patient recruitment in acute setting trials Annelies Legters
16:20:00 Impact of globalisation on recruitment and retention
17:00:00 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two
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