Functional Services CRO Partnerships

January 22-24, 2020

Philadelphia, PA

Event Overview

The Functional Services CRO Partnerships conference is designed to assist in implementing broad portfolio based outsourcing models in the relationship between pharmaceutical concerns and the FSP. This results in higher quality, more measurable outcomes and greater cost saving. In addition to emails and telephone calls, face-to-face meetings MUST be part of the collaboration process for success to transpire. Through keynotes, panels, workshops and networking lunches this event shines a spotlight on the challenges face on an everyday basis. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with members of diverse sectors to exchange experiences, practices and build partnerships.

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3600 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-0200

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Top Reasons to Attend

This conference brings together the need for constant and competent communication between the Sponsor and the FSP’s. 

  • Build Relationships for Future FSP/Sponsor Opportunities
  • Exchange Best Practices
  • Avoid Common FSP/Sponsor Pitfalls
  • Learn from Top Industry Leaders
  • Learn Strategies to Enhance Term Long Term FSP/Sponsor Relationships
  • Obtain Knowledge of High-Quality Interactive Content
  • One Day Workshop: Leadership Strategies & FSP/Sponsor Partnership Training

Attendee Profile

Life Sciences Professionals from Pharmaceutical, Biotech, CRO, Site, Hospital, Medical Device and Healthcare Industries:

  • CEOs
  • C-Suite Roles
  • Executives
  • VPs
  • Directors
  • Senior Managers
  • Mid-Level Managers

January 22nd, 2020 | Day 1

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

NETWORKING REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 

Elizabeth Brown, Ed.M. - CCRA Director of Clinical Research Operations
Fox Chase Cancer Center & Philadelphia Chapter President of the ACRP

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

CHAIRPERSON PRESENTATION:

Ongoing and Effective Communication Strategies

Elizabeth Brown, Ed.M. - CCRA Director of Clinical Research Operations
Fox Chase Cancer Center & Philadelphia Chapter President of the ACRP

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

7 Breakthrough Behaviors Clinical Project Management on the CRO Site

Dalfoni Banerjee - Principal Consultant & CEO
3Sixty Pharma Solutions LLC

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Dr. Kinal Bhatt, MD, MPH - Clinical Research Site Manger
IQVIA

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

KEYNOTE:
The Role of Clinical Trial Personnel and CROs in Modern Clinical Trials- Decentralized Clinical Trials

Dr. Isaac Rodriguez, Chavez Ph.D., M.H.Sc., M.Sc. - CDER Officer of Clinical Research Methodology, Regulatory Compliance and Medical Policy Development

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Executing Procedures to Improve Partnerships

IQVIA

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Networking & Refreshment Break

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

PANEL: CRO 101

  • How to Audition a CRO
  • Steps to Building Strong FSP/Vendor Relationships

Joanne Gere - Executive Director
Westchester Biotech Project

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Roundtable Sessions:

Roundtable One: 
Effectively Using Technology to Share Data

Roundtable Two: 
Clinical Operation Budgeting and Contracting 

Mary Veazie - Executive Director, Clinical Research Finance CPA CHC CHRC
UTMD Anderson Cancer Center

Roundtable Three:
Organizing an Outsourcing Plan 

Ramon Adams - Clinical Research Associate
University Hospitals Cleveland Ohio

Roundtable Four:
Developing and Implementing Effective CAPAs

Dalfoni Banerjee - Principal Consultant & CEO
3Sixty Pharma Solutions LLC

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Chairperson’s Day One Closing Remarks

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Networking & Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by: IQVIA

January 23rd, 2020 | Day 2

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

NETWORKING & BREAKFAST

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Chairperson’s Recap of Day One

Co-Chair:

Elizabeth Brown, Ed.M. - CCRA Director of Clinical Research Operations
Fox Chase Cancer Center & Philadelphia Chapter President of the ACRP

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

CO-CHAIRPERSON PRESENTATION:
Ongoing and Effective Communication Strategies

Co-Chair:

Elizabeth Brown, Ed.M. - CCRA Director of Clinical Research Operations
Fox Chase Cancer Center & Philadelphia Chapter President of the ACRP

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Regulating Outsourced Clinical Trial Finances

Mary Veazie - Executive Director, Clinical Research Finance CPA CHC CHRC
UTMD Anderson Cancer Center

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Anticipating Potential Issues with Protocol Design, Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria and Operational Processes and Providing Resolutions Proactively

John Carlos Diaz - Clinical Research and Strategy Lead
GeoSera

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Panel: How to Vet when Selecting FSP/CRO Partners

IQVIA

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Business Development Networking in the Clinical World

Bioclinica - Invited

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

How to Structure Alignment and Accountability for the Organization’s Overall Globalization Vision

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

FSP Relationship - Agreeing on a Vision

Nadia Bracken - GCP Café
Clinical Researcher

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

OPEN DISCUSSION

Q&A Brain Storming Session

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

CHAIRPERSON’S CLOSING REMARKS

Co-Chair:

Elizabeth Brown, Ed.M. - CCRA Director of Clinical Research Operations
Fox Chase Cancer Center & Philadelphia Chapter President of the ACRP

January 24th, 2020 | Post-Conference Workshop

Leadership Strategies & FSP/Sponsor Partnership Leadership Training:
How to Stand Out Amongst Your Peers

Join Colleen Hauk, Speaker, Trainer and Best-Selling Author as she conducts this action-packed and interactive workshop session to explore strategies to gain clarity and design a vision into how to have it all without losing it all. Discover how to command a schedule and execute with focus to elevate outcomes.

This workshop will provide you with the tool for unlocking barriers, establishing leadership methodologies for navigating change and understand how to work with influencers to execute on the vision. Be prepared to be inspired and empowered to continue taking your career to the next level.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Opening Session

Learning Objectives:

  • Break down the most common leadership types
  • Review the unique challenges faced
  • Define your objectives and review outcomes of the day

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Part 1 Developing Your Leadership | Today

  • Explore two of the four emotional intelligence skills to increase top performer success
  • Learn strategies for navigating through perpetual change

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Part 2 Developing Your Leadership | Future

  • Examine mentoring versus sponsoring and how to leverage it all to advance
  • Uncover the secrets of negotiation to elevate yourself with executive presence

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Clinical Team Leader Skillset 

Janet Holwell - Clinical Research Trainer
former CRO Quality Trainer for Pfizer and ACRP Trainer

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Part 3 Leadership & Your Organization | The People

  • Establish processes to conduct effective 1:1 meeting with greater outcomes
  • Build cultures that create stronger team cohesion

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Leadership & Your Organization | The Results

  • Explore the remaining two emotional intelligence skills to in order to enhance communication skills and make decisions that achieve positive results
  • Discover the art of leading with questions to foster creative thinking and shared responsibility

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Q&A

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Reflection & Action Plans

Featured Speakers


Dalfoni Banerjee

Dalfoni Banerjee

CEO
3Sixty Pharma

Colleen Hauk

Colleen Hauk

Leadership Speaker
Trainer & Bestselling Author

Dr. Kinal Bhatt MPH

Kinal Bhatt

Clinical Research Associate/Site Manager
IQVIA

John Carlos Diaz

John Carlos Diaz

Global Clinical Development and Operations Executive
GeoSera

Georgene Nathan

Georgene Nathan

Senior Clinical Research Associate
R&D Partners

Janet Holwell

Janet Holwell

ACRP and CRO Quality Trainer
Pfizer

Nadia Bracken

Nadia Bracken

CEO
GCP Café

Ramon Adams

Ramon Adams

Clinical Research Associate
University Hospitals Cleveland Ohio

Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

Director of Clinical Research Operations
Fox Chase Cancer Center & Philadelphia Chapter President of the ACRP

Joanne Gere

Joanne Gere

Executive Director
Westchester Biotech Project

 
 

TWO DAYS OF EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITY

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