The premier meeting-place for the Clinical Trials sector in Central & Eastern Europe

28-29 May 2019

Hotel Bristol, Vienna

Conference Agenda - Day 2

Day 2

08:30

Back to Agenda Page'
Morning Coffee & Networking
09:00

Back to Agenda Page'
Focus Presentation: Effective collaboration between CT Sponsors and CROs: key factors for success

How to build effective and long-term partnerships? Optimising the distribution of responsibilities between sponsor & CRO. How to speed up the CT start-up process? Optimisation of contract negotiations, patient recruitment and consent procedure

09:20

Back to Agenda Page'
Session 6: Outsourcing in Clinical Trials – How to find the best site for your Clinical Trials in CEE?

 

  • Site Selection for CT: challenges and solutions
  • What techniques are used by Sponsors to identify sites?
  • How to select the most suitable CRO?
  • How to manage CRO and Sponsor interactions?
10:20

Back to Agenda Page'
Session 7: Patient Recruitment and Retention for CT
  • Real-time patient enrolment data
  • Involvement of patient organizations: experience to date and lessons learned
  • How to improve patient recruitment processes? KPIs
  • Practical recruitment strategies and techniques
  • How to develop the patient-centricity model in CT?
Oleksandr Gorbenko
Global Patient Affairs Medical Lead
ViiV Healthcare, GSK
Katerina Koutsogianni
President
Arthritis Foundation of Crete
Radu Costin Ganescu
President
National Coalition of organisations for patients with chronic conditions of Romania (COPAC)
&
Treasurer
European Patients Forum
11:30

Back to Agenda Page'
Coffee & Networking Break
12:00

Back to Agenda Page'
Session 8: Research and Trials on AIDS / Rare diseases / Diabetes / Oncology

CASE STUDIES of CTs focusing on specific medical conditions, followed by Audience Q&A

Wojciech Smoron
Assoc. Global Trial Director Novartis
Novartis
Katerina Koutsogianni
President
Arthritis Foundation of Crete
Thomas Gronau
Medical Science Liaison
Norgine Oncology
13:30

Back to Agenda Page'
Lunch
14:30

Back to Agenda Page'
Session 9: Interactive Panel Discussion - Identifying Ethical Challenges in CT
Dimitris Zampatis
Associate Director, Signal and Risk Management Process
Merck Biopharma
Piotr Iwanowski
Associate VP – Clinical Research Europe
Wockhardt Bio AG, Zug, Switzerland
Thomas Gronau
Medical Science Liaison
Norgine Oncology
Vesna Popovska
Director Research, Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery
UBC Adult Neurosurgery, Canada
15:15

Back to Agenda Page'
Session 10: Clinical Trials in the Paediatric population
  • European regulation in Paediatric CT
  • Ethical issues in Paediatric CT
  • Patient involvement in paediatric clinical research
  • Designing paediatric CT
  • Adaptive CT
Vesna Popovska
Director Research, Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery
UBC Adult Neurosurgery, Canada
16:15

Back to Agenda Page'
Session 11: Budgeting and Payment Planning in Clinical Trials

Cost and Financial Planning Spotlight presentations

  • How to efficiently negotiate budgets in different countries? Achieving the optimal balance between quality and costs
  • Expectations of Sponsors, CROs and Sites regarding payment processes
  • Payment Process planning and challenges in Clinical Trials

 

17:15

Back to Agenda Page'
INDUSTRY BAROMETER: Conclusions and summary of the Live Polling results
17:25

Back to Agenda Page'
Close of Conference and Networking drinks
For Speaker Opportunities Please Contact: Diana Koumi: Tel: +44 7507744603 D.koumi@adamsmithconferences.com