Clinical Innovation Partnerships 2019

11 - 12 September, 2019

Hotel Palace, Berlin

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Conference Day One – Wednesday 11 September 2019

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and welcome coffee

Leveraging AI & Innovative Tech to Drive Patient-Centric Trials

8:45 am - 8:50 am Opening remarks and charity competition – Letitia Thomas, Programme Director, WBR

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening address and networking activity

Dr. Raphaële Mary, Former Director Capability, Quality & Strategy, Global Clinical Operations at BMS

Dr. Raphaële Mary

Former Director Capability, Quality & Strategy, Global Clinical Operations
BMS

9:00 am - 9:20 am OPENING KEYNOTE - Janssen’s suite of smart technologies: How to transform clinical trials from concept to implementation

• How can disruptive and smart technologies be used to improve clinical trials?
• How has Janssen used technology to drive futuristic trials from trial design to implementation?
• How can you roll this out in your business?
• What technology is right for your business and why?
 

9:20 am - 9:40 am INSPIRATIONAL ADDRESS: FIVE trends shaping the future of pharma – what does this mean for your clinical trials?

• Empowered Patients – how can you understand what patients expect and improve their experience?
• Augmented and virtual reality – how can they be used in your clinical trials?
• Truly personalised medicine – how can you best plan your clinical trials for these products?
• Body sensors – how can you use these to best collect data?
• Artificial intelligence – how can you leverage it to enhance your clinical trials?

Nadir Ammour, Global Head of Clinical Digital Innovation at Sanofi R&D

Nadir Ammour

Global Head of Clinical Digital Innovation
Sanofi R&D

9:40 am - 10:20 am PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING - How can you work towards engaging patients beyond solely ‘recruitment’ to build long term relationships, deliver tangible results and meet your internal goals?

• To what extent could building long term relationships with patients improve clinical trials? 
• What other ways can patients be engaged? (trial design, trial participant etc.) 
• What do you need to do to ensure patients are brought into the trial? 
• How to collect and share patient data more successfully

Pasi Piitulainen, Former Head of Global Procurement at Actelion Pharmaceuticals

Pasi Piitulainen

Former Head of Global Procurement
Actelion Pharmaceuticals

Klaus Fichtner, Clinical Operations Germany at Boehringer Ingelheim

Klaus Fichtner

Clinical Operations Germany
Boehringer Ingelheim

Gareth Lewis, European Director of Clinical Operations at Ono Pharma

Gareth Lewis

European Director of Clinical Operations
Ono Pharma

10:20 am - 11:00 am Networking Break

Leveraging AI & Innovative Tech to Drive Patient-Centric Trials

11:00 am - 11:40 am CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE - How to successfully partner with CROs as a mid-size company to leverage innovation and embrace digitalisation

• How can CROs and mid-sized sponsors work together to develop successful strategic partnerships?
• How can a strategic relationship help leverage digitalisation and innovation?
• What changes need to be made to the current partnership models?
• What innovation can mid-sized companies leverage from their CROs?

Estrella Garcia, Global Clinical Operations Director at Almirall

Estrella Garcia

Global Clinical Operations Director
Almirall

11:40 am - 12:20 pm PRESENTATION - The trial of the future: How to apply disruptive technology to trial design to manage patient expectation, improve engagement and drive faster results

• How can technology help futuristic trials design?
• How can you as an organisation shape clinical trials?
• How can new trials help make the patient an equal partner?
• What technology should be applied to work with patients, manage their expectations and design a roadmap?

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm PRESENTATION - How to use innovative contract management automation to increase efficiency in your sourcing process

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm OXFORD STYLE DEBATE - The clinical trial of the future: AI and Blockchain will be a core part of drug development within the next three years – FOR & AGAINST

FOR: Mehdi Benchoufi, Assistant Professor, Centre d’Epidémiologie Clinique, APHP, Université Paris Descartes-Sorbonne Paris
AGAINST: Adama Ibrahim, Associate Director Clinical Operations,  Biogen 

• How can you use AI and blockchain technology to automate and streamline your processes?
• How can you technologically apply blockchain to the trials and harmonise the technology?
• How can you educate and explain the use of AI and blockchain across the trial, especially proving the value of blockchain to the trial? 
• How can sponsors publish successes and failures to influence the use of blockchain in clinical trials?

Mehdi Benchoufi, Assistant Professor at Centre d’Epidémiologie Clinique, APHP, Université Paris Descartes-Sorbonne Paris Cité

Mehdi Benchoufi

Assistant Professor
Centre d’Epidémiologie Clinique, APHP, Université Paris Descartes-Sorbonne Paris Cité

Adama Ibrahim, Senior Clinical Operations Lead at Biogen

Adama Ibrahim

Senior Clinical Operations Lead
Biogen

1:00 pm - 2:10 pm Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:10 pm MASTERCLASS/WORKSHOP

Tracks

TRACK A – Implementing Advanced Data Analytics & Digital Capabilities

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Opening remarks from the chair

TRACK A – Implementing Advanced Data Analytics & Digital Capabilities

2:15 pm - 2:35 pm PRESENTATION - Agile development: How to use innovative technology to direct investigators and deliver better trial results
• How can apps and wearables engage and deliver information to patients?
• How can this help investigators have direction and deliver back to the patient?
• How can the development of apps help test trials in the real world?
• How can timelines be improved?

Hanne Kusk Jacobsen, Global Director of Clinical Operations Study Management Innovation at Lundbeck

Hanne Kusk Jacobsen

Global Director of Clinical Operations Study Management Innovation
Lundbeck

TRACK A – Implementing Advanced Data Analytics & Digital Capabilities

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE - Patient outreach and trial design: How to best use data to deliver clinical trials faster and more predictably
• How can understanding patient data help recruitment and retention? 
• Retention – how to find the patients, make their life easier, and help them understand the trial and why they are involved
• How can you use patient data to drive knowledge and awareness of upcoming trials?
• How can digital and data help you approach clinical trials from an individual patient perspective?

Amy Froment, Director Global Clinical Operations Service at Regeneron

Amy Froment

Director Global Clinical Operations Service
Regeneron

TRACK B – Building on Innovative Patient Engagement Partnerships

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Opening remarks from the chair

TRACK B – Building on Innovative Patient Engagement Partnerships

2:15 pm - 2:35 pm PRESENTATION - Driving patient centricity: How to use apps and wearables in your clinical trials to collect data and improve patient experience
• How can apps and wearables improve patient experience?
• How can apps and wearables save time and money?
• Can monitoring patients 24/7 allow patients to benefit more from clinical trials?
• Assessing the impact of wearables AI and big data on clinical trials – are wearables essential to drive virtual trials?

Jennifer Coppins, Associate Director CTL Global Development Operations at Theravance Biopharma US

Jennifer Coppins

Associate Director CTL Global Development Operations
Theravance Biopharma US

TRACK B – Building on Innovative Patient Engagement Partnerships

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE - Platforms of the future: How can you implement clinical trials platforms into your studies to overcome barriers in patient recruitment & retention and enhance transparency?
• How can a platform offer transparency in trials?
• How can platforms encourage patients to join trials?
• How can platforms ensure patient groups display all clinical trials across all therapeutic areas/sponsors?
• How can the platform make it easier for patients and sponsors?

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS - Limited to 30 Leveraging Digital Healthcare & Virtual Trials

2:10 pm - 3:15 pm Innovative ePRO knowledge: How can you use ePRO technology to increase efficiency and innovation in your patient recruitment process?
• How can virtual trials help get better results from clinical trials?
• How are virtual trials designed and implemented to benefit the patient?
• What are the challenges to running virtual trials?
• How can you decide which trials to use virtual trials in?

3:15 pm - 3:55 pm Networking Break

Tracks

TRACK A – Implementing Advanced Data Analytics & Digital Capabilities

3:55 pm - 4:35 pm FIRESIDE CHAT WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING eClinical Tools: How to work with vendors to best connect with your key stakeholders and patients
• How can eClinical Tools give you a better oversight of data?
• How can data trends increase time spent on strategies and innovation?
• How can new technology suppliers deliver less restricted levels of innovation?
• How to get capability with one platform and quickly build up specific technical knowledge

Tim Cave, Former VP - Head Strategic Planning and Digital Practices at GSK

Tim Cave

Former VP - Head Strategic Planning and Digital Practices
GSK

TRACK A – Implementing Advanced Data Analytics & Digital Capabilities

4:35 pm - 5:35 pm CASE STUDIES - How can you implement new digital and data tech to reduce the cost and time of your trials?

3:55 pm - 4:15 pm PRESENTATION - How to encourage early engagement with central laboratory partners to drive innovation

• How can you move away from transactional relationships with lab vendors?
• How can a strategic partnership be more successful?
• Early engagement and considering vendors as partners not just service providers – what are the benefits? 
• How can your suppliers drive innovation in this space?

4:15 pm - 4:35 pm PRESENTATION - How to better share knowledge of clinical trials to drive recruitment

• How can you influence stakeholders to share knowledge with competitors to save time and money?
• How can having competitor knowledge drive recruitment and retention?
• How to engage in a more non-traditional sharing method successfully

Jean-David Zeitoun, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder at Inato

Jean-David Zeitoun

Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder
Inato

4:35 pm - 5:35 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE - Recruitment strategies: How can CROs, investigators and sponsors work together to improve feasibility processes and patient recruitment?

• Recruitment strategies – how do you find patients for your trials? 
• How have advertisements changes over the years (technology)?
• What tools can you use to find patients for trials?
• How can CROS and investigators work together not to misjudge the capability of sites for clinical trials?

Philipp Badorrek, Head of Clinical Airway Research Department at Fraunhofer ITEM

Philipp Badorrek

Head of Clinical Airway Research Department
Fraunhofer ITEM

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS - Limited to 30 Leveraging Digital Healthcare & Virtual Trials

3:55 pm - 5:35 pm Blockchain clinical trials demo: Truth or Dare?
• How can apps and wearables improve patient experience?
• How can apps and wearables save time and money?
• Can monitoring patients 24/7 allow patients to benefit more from clinical trials?
• Assessing the impact of wearables AI and big data on clinical trials – are wearables essential  to drive virtual trials?

Adama Ibrahim, Senior Clinical Operations Lead at Biogen

Adama Ibrahim

Senior Clinical Operations Lead
Biogen

5:35 pm - 5:40 pm Transit time to the next session: Patient perspective in the spotlight

5:40 pm - 6:15 pm PATIENT’S PERSPECTIVE KEYNOTE: What can you do differently to understand patients’ priorities, involve them in trial design and integrate them into the clinical trials ecosystem?

• How can you involve patients earlier in the clinical trial design process?
• How to understand what patients really want out of the trial
• What does patient centricity mean for your trials?
• How can you integrate patients into the ecosystem?

Victoria Abbott-Fleming, Patient Advocate at Burning Nights CRPS

Victoria Abbott-Fleming

Patient Advocate
Burning Nights CRPS

6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Beer Festival Networking Reception - Your opportunity to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!

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