Disruptive Technology for Clinical Trials 2024 Sessions

Seminars

7:55AM - 8:00AM

Opening Remarks

Prishu Kagra, Conference Director at AMG World

8:00AM - 8:30AM

What’s Happening with AI: Current Reality & Future Opportunities

• Integrating AI within the early stages to accelerate and optimize clinical trial design• Exploring how AI technology can be implemented within minor areas to enhance overall clinical outcomes• Analyzing technical skills and knowledge gaps to enhance training and ensure proper use of tools and data• Will AI replace people or train people?

Speaker

  • Andrew LeBlanc Associate Director, Digital Health - Alexion Pharmaceuticals

8:30AM - 9:00AM

Understanding Global Feasibility and Analytics for Enhanced Decision-Making

Finding the Right Places: Figuring out the right countries and sites to conduct your clinical trial Understanding Local Factors: Considering patient population, healthcare infrastructure, and regulatory environment in different countries Leveraging real world data to support recruitment of diverse populations Enhanced analytics for decision making: role of predictive modelling, and new AI technologies

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9:00AM - 9:30AM

Empowering Patient-Centric Outcomes: The Synergy of ePRO, Wearables, and Patient Engagement in Clinical Trials

Implementing tailored strategies to foster active participation and feedback from patients throughout the trial duration Automating Collection of Patient Outcomes: Ensuring the integrity and reliability of collected data through quality control measures and leveraging advanced analytics Adhering to regulatory standards and Integrating ePRO and wearable data streams to gain a comprehensive understanding of patient experiences,... Read more »

Speaker

9:30AM - 10:15AM

Technology Demonstrations

This session provides an additional opportunity to meet with our product and solution providers in the exhibition hall to learn more about the products, technology,and services that have been developed to solve some of your unique challenges. The technology demonstrations will last approximately 8 minutes on four cycleswith the opportunity to ask questions immediately afterwards... Read more »

10:15AM - 10:45AM

Networking Break & Exhibition

10:45AM - 11:20AM

Implementing Technology for Remote Consent to Enhance Participant Engagement

Effective informed consent management for standardized and ethical clinical trials Reducing participant burden through digital accessibility, real-time support, and easy-to-use applications Assessing Site Readiness: Ensuring that platform aligns with the needs & preferences of trial sites and participants Optimizing consent documentation & ensuring compliance with regulatory standards

Seminars

11:20AM - 12:20PM

Roundtable Discussion: Are Decentralized Clinical Trials Even Good? Evaluating the Reality of DCTs and Reasons Why People Are Avoiding this Term

Speaker

  • Jen Yip Associate Director, Digital Trials & Patient Engagement - Novartis

Seminars

11:20AM - 12:20PM

Roundtable Discussion: Utilizing Participant Feedback to Transform Decentralized Clinical Trials: eConsent, Telemedicine, Home Nursing & Transportation Services

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11:20AM - 12:20PM

Roundtable Discussion: Listening to your Customers’ Needs: Developing Agile, Adaptable & Tailored Clinical Trial Technology Solutions

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11:20AM - 12:20PM

Roundtable Discussion: Driving Clinical Trial Diversity and Equity through Digital Accessibil- ity Standards, Ensuring Inclusive Participation for Individuals with Disabilities

Speaker

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12:20PM - 1:20PM

Networking Lunch & Exhibition

1:20PM - 1:50PM

Role And Impact Of Digital Health Technologies In Decentralized Clinical Trials

Speaker

  • Jie Shen Director Digital Science - AbbVie

Seminars

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Considering Regulatory Landscape According to Emerging Trends of Technological Advancement in Drug Development

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1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: What Causes Studies to Fail? Understanding Causal Drivers of Operational Success Using Technology

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1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Tracking Patient Adherence To Epros And Mobile Apps To Ensure Correct Data Collection

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1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Testing Usability of Medical Devices to Ensure they Meet the Needs of Users and Are Safe and Effective

Speaker

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2:50PM - 3:20PM

Implementing a Direct-to-Patient Application to Recruit Diverse Patients and Collect Real-World Data

Developing targeted outreach strategies leveraging social media and digital platforms to engage underrepresented communities in clinical trials Implementing user-friendly interfaces and providing necessary support to enhance digital literacy among participants Tailoring questionnaire design to accommodate diverse cultural backgrounds to reduce potential biases in data collection Combining structured and unstructured data from EHRs, and community health... Read more »

Speaker

3:20PM - 3:50PM

Networking Break & Exhibition

Seminars

3:50PM - 4:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Developing Digital Biomarkers: Using Wearables, Apps, and Machine Learning for Validated Digital Endpoints

Speaker

  • Hao Zhang Director, Digital Healthcare Innovation - Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America

Seminars

3:50PM - 4:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Best Practices to Prepare IRB: Guidelines and Regulatory Requirements to Ensure Successful Submission

Speaker

  • Dana Immerso Director of Strategic Partnerships - Avrok Biosciences

Seminars

3:50PM - 4:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Executing Decentralized Clinical Trials: Theory vs Reality

Speaker

  • Bob Bois Innovation Program Director - Novartis

Seminars

3:50PM - 4:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Key Considerations for Organizations Stepping Into Digital Transformation and Developing their Technology Roadmap

Seminars

5:00PM - 5:45PM

Panel Discussion: Shaping the Future of Clinical Trials through Smart Technologies to Optimize Patient Experience

Technological advancements and digital innovations have resulted in automated trial processes to improve accuracy, speed, and cost. However, integrating smart technology in trials could be hampered by issues such as data availability, quality, security, and privacy, as well as lack of skills and knowledge. This panel will look at the fundamentals needed to improve digital... Read more »

Speakers

  • Jen Yip Associate Director, Digital Trials & Patient Engagement - Novartis
  • Bhaskar Dutta Head of Digital Health & Medical Affairs Technologies - Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Jim Hacunda R&D Digital Strategy Lead - Takeda
  • Christopher Lee Strategic Marketing Director - Analog Devices, Inc.

5:45PM - 5:50PM

Close of Conference

5:50PM - 6:50PM

Drinks Reception

All attendees are invited to attend our networking drinks reception at the end of the day’s proceedings. This is our way of saying thank you for your contribution and to create an additional opportunity to continue your discussions in an informal setting.