2023 Keynotes

CALCULATE. ACCOMMODATE. INNOVATE.

Now more than ever, the important work of this clinical research community requires collaboration and innovation. In its 14th year of fostering these goals, SCOPE Summit 2023 will take place February 6-9, 2023 in Orlando, FL at the Rosen Shingle Creek, over four stimulating days of in-depth discussions in 28 different conferences, 3 plenary keynote sessions, the 7th annual Participant Engagement Awards, special cross-department panels, the 2nd annual golf tournament, and the ever-popular interactive breakout discussions. The programming focuses on advances and innovative solutions in all aspects of clinical trial innovation, planning, management and operations. SCOPE 2022 attracted more than 2,300 leaders in clinical operations and research and we look forward to you and your team joining us!

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Monday, February 6

8:00 amSCOPE’s 2nd Annual Masters of Clinical Research Golf Tournament* (Sponsorship Opportunities Available)

Connect with your peers and colleagues at SCOPE's 2nd Annual Masters of Clinical Research Golf Tournament. For more information on participating or how you can get involved as a sponsor, please visit the SCOPE Summit website for further details.
*Limited space available. Separate registration and fee required for Golf.

9:00 amConference Registration Open
2:00 pmUser Group Meetings

Co-locate your User Group, a Workshop or even your company's Annual Meeting with SCOPE Summit. CHI will help market the event and manage logistical operations. We will co-market prospective attendees and extend your users a discount to attend the entire SCOPE conference. We are here to work with you. Use SCOPE as your gathering point! Learn more on the SCOPE Summit website.

MONDAY EVENING KICK-OFF PLENARY KEYNOTE
ADDRESSING RACIAL INEQUITIES IN CLINICAL TRIALS & PARTICIPANT ENGAGEMENT AWARDS

5:00 pm

Organizer's Welcome Remarks and 2nd Annual Masters of Clinical Research Golf Tournament Awards

Micah Lieberman, Executive Director, Cambridge Healthtech Institute

5:05 pm Plenary Keynote Introduction

Brian Kay, CEO, StudyKIK

5:10 pm INTERACTIVE PANEL:

Lighting a “Beacon of Hope” to Address Racial Inequity in Clinical Trials, Health, and Education

PANEL MODERATOR:

Vicky DiBiaso, MPH, BScN, Global Head, Patient Informed Development & Health Value Translation, Sanofi

Launched in July 2021 as a $33.7M commitment from Novartis and the Novartis US Foundation, Beacon of Hope began as a 10-year collaboration to increase diversity among clinical trial participants and investigators; improve access to high-quality education and promising jobs; address inherent bias in the data standards, and find actionable solutions to environmental and climate issues that disproportionately affect health among communities of color. This session brings together leaders from collaborating partner companies Novartis, Sanofi, Merck, and one of the participating HBCUs to discuss how Beacon of Hope aims to improve the quality and inclusivity of clinical trials.

PANELISTS:

Adrelia Allen, PharmD, PMP, Director, Clinical Trial Patient Diversity, Merck

Kimberly Fookes, Global Head, Diversity & Inclusion in Clinical Trials, Novartis

Naikia Byrd-Atkinson, Director, US Clinical Trials Diversity and Inclusion, Sanofi

5:40 pm

SCOPE's 7th Annual Participant Engagement Awards Introduction

5:45 pm

SCOPE's 7th Annual Participant Engagement Awards

PANEL MODERATOR:

Kelly McKee, Vice President, Patient Registries and Recruitment, Medidata

David Sall, President & CEO, Marketing, Patient Enrollment Advisors LLC

Now in its 7th year, the Participant Engagement Award (PEA) recognizes innovation and change in how the industry communicates with participants in the fields of recruitment and retention in clinical trials. PEA embodies the values and personal accomplishments of Jerry Matczak, who sadly passed away soon after receiving the inaugural 2017 award. We dedicate this award to Jerry in the hopes that it will serve as a reminder of his ideals and accomplishments. SCOPE’s 2023 Participant Engagement Award program is brought to you by Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)’s SCOPE and is accepting submissions at: https://www.scopesummit.com/participant-engagement-award

PANELISTS:

Gretchen Goller, Senior Director & Head, Patient Recruitment Solutions & Clinical Development Operations, Seagen, Inc.

Anne Marie Mercurio, Clinical Trial Volunteer and Patient Advocate

Marisa Rackley, Vice President, Clinical Site Start Up, Site Engagement, Trial Optimization, Takeda

Irena Webster, Vice President, Head of Development Operations, Forma Therapeutics

Kelly White, Senior Director, Head, Global Trial Optimization, Oncology, Merck & Co.

Kendal Whitlock, Head, Digital Optimization, RWE Clinical Trials, Walgreens Boots Alliance

6:30 pmSCOPE's Kick-Off Happy Hour
7:45 pmClose of Day

Tuesday, February 7

TUESDAY MORNING PLENARY SESSION
THE REALITY OF A TRIAL EXPERIENCE & NAVIGATING A GLOBAL CRISIS

8:30 am

Chairperson's Remarks

Marina Filshtinsky, Conference Producer, Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Micah Lieberman, Executive Director, Cambridge Healthtech Institute

8:35 am Chairperson'sPlenary Keynote Introduction

Jim Reilly, Vice President, Development Cloud Strategy, Veeva Systems

8:40 am

Would I Want My Mother to Be Part of a Clinical Trial?

Virginia Nido, Global Head, Product Dev Industry Collaborations, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group

Virginia Nido is the global head of Industry Collaborations for Roche and Genentech. She is the co-founder and board chair of the Clinical Research Data Sharing Alliance. Virginia serves on the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative Executive Committee; she is a Global Impact Partner for the Society for Clinical Research Sites; former Board Director of the Association for Clinical Research Professionals; a strategic advisor to the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development; and former member of the TransCelerate Biopharma Integrated Leadership Team. She holds an undergraduate degree from Barnard College, a Master degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania, and professional certificates in Bioethics from Columbia University and Precision Medicine from the Harvard Business School. Virginia is passionate about the power of industry collaborations to improve the efficiency and quality of clinical research.

9:05 am INTERACTIVE PANEL:

Navigating a Global Crisis: Pandemic, War, Hyperinflation, Supply Chain Disruptions…You Name It

PANEL MODERATOR:

Balazs Flink, Senior Director, Clinical Development Operations, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Running a complex clinical trial involves a lot of moving pieces, forward planning, modeling, allocation of resources, and a neverending ability to adjust while maintaining the highest standards. It has never been easy, but many of us in the clinical research profession know how to do our part. The advent of DCTs, novel tech and data sources, and then the pandemic put us all to the test. However, we are now facing supply chain disruptions and other human/material resource challenges that make everything even more complicated. What is a clinical ops leader to do?

PANELISTS:

Marisa Rackley, Vice President, Clinical Site Start Up, Site Engagement, Trial Optimization, Takeda

Deborah Profit, PhD, Vice President, Clinical Management & Applied Innovation, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Ken GetzKen Getz, MBA, Founder, CISCRP; Deputy Director, Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University School of Medicine

Bryan O'NeillBryan O'Neill, Global Head, Clinical Supply Operations at Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

9:35 amGrand Opening Coffee & Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall (Sponsorship Opportunities Available)
 

Wednesday, February 8

1:20 pmCoffee & Dessert Break in the Exhibit Hall (Sponsorship Opportunities Available)

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON PLENARY SESSION
NEXT-GENERATION DATA SOURCES & BUILDING A ROADMAP FOR A R&D ORGANIZATION

2:20 pm Plenary Keynote Introduction

Ivor Clarke, CEO, SubjectWell

2:25 pm

Faster, Better, Cheaper: The Increasing Role and Opportunities for Real-World Evidence in Informing Regulatory Pathways

Christopher Boone, PhD, Global Head, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, AbbVie, Inc.

An open dialogue on the facilitators, barriers, and open opportunities to effectively utilize RWE for informing regulatory pathways from a biopharma company perspective. Additionally, we will highlight some of the novel use cases and key lessons learned by biopharma companies in utilizing RWE for discovery and development purposes.

2:35 pm

Advancing Evidence Generation of the Future

Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, President, Clinical Studies Platforms at Verily; Former Principal Deputy Commissioner, FDA

Clinical research is undergoing a major shift, as we move towards continuous evidence generation to support accelerated drug development and approvals. In this talk, Dr. Abernethy will share her firsthand experience with the evolving use of real-world data and evidence at FDA during COVID. She'll speak to the need for quality longitudinal data sets, the role of technology, and how new approaches are transforming the clinical research field.

2:45 pm

Fireside Chat: Next-Generation Data Sources

Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, President, Clinical Studies Platforms at Verily; Former Principal Deputy Commissioner, FDA

Christopher Boone, PhD, Global Head, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, AbbVie, Inc.

2:55 pm

Fireside Chat: Future-Ready Operations: Building a Multi-Year Roadmap

Darren Weston Darren Weston, Senior Vice President, Integrated Data Analytics and Reporting (IDAR) and Janssen Clinical Innovation (JCI), Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Demetris Zambas Demetris Zambas, Vice President & Global Head, Data Monitoring & Management, Pfizer Inc.

Jane Hiatt Jane Hiatt, Executive Director, Site Management and Monitoring, Early-Stage Development, Merck

With increases in complexity and new trial modalities, organizations need to constantly assess what the future needs. This chat will focus on the strategic choices and approaches to be considered, and how to plan out such a multi-year roadmap.

3:25 pmBooth Crawl & Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall (Sponsorship Opportunities Available). Last Chance for Viewing.

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