CHI's 5th Annual SCOPE: Summit for Clinical Ops Executives Returns to Miami, February 4-6, 2014

700+ industry executives to gather for solutions on various aspects of clinical trial planning and management at 11 conferences, 7 short courses, breakout discussion groups, networking functions, while also viewing an expansive exhibit hall.

Needham, MA, January 02, 2014 --( Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) will host its 5th Annual SCOPE: Summit for Clinical Ops Executives at the Hyatt Regency Miami, FL, February 4-6, 2014. More than 165 expert speakers will discuss how to optimize clinical operations and foster relationships between CROs-sponsors, patients, and sites at eleven conferences:

February 4-5
Electronic Data in Clinical Trials
Global Site Selection, Feasibility Assessment, Operations and Site Management
Enrollment Planning and Patient Recruitment
Aggregate Spend and Transparency Reporting in Clinical Trials
Managing Post-Marketing Studies and Registries
Sample & Biospecimen Management in Clinical Trials

February 5-6
Integrating and Leveraging Clinical Trial Operations Data
Improving Site-Study Activation and Performance
Subject Retention and Compliance in Studies and Registries
Clinical Trial Forecasting, Budgeting, and Project Management
Patient-Centered Technologies for Post-Marketing and Real World Data Research

CHI has drawn together six outstanding keynote speakers with expertise on clinical innovations, data integration, and collaboration: Jamie Heywood, Co-Founder and Chairman, PatientsLikeMe; Craig Lipset, Head, Clinical Innovation, Worldwide Research & Development, Pfizer; Jeffrey Kasher, Ph.D., Vice President, Global Clinical Trial: Materials, Implementation and Transformation, Eli Lilly & Co.; TransCelerate Operations Committee Member; Kenneth Getz, Director, Sponsored Programs, Tufts CSDD; Chairman, CISCRP; and Christine Pierre, President, The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS); and Andrew Lee, Senior Vice President & Head, Global Clinical Operations, Genzyme Corp., a Sanofi Co.

The Premier Sponsors of SCOPE include BBK Worldwide, Citeline, Optum, Oracle Health Sciences, Paragon Solutions, Pharmica Consulting, PRA International, Quintiles, and United BioSource Corporation (UBC).

The meeting expects more than 700 attendees and is co-located with Barnett’s Clinical Training Forum: Minimizing Clinical Research through Strategic Training Initiatives being held on February 4-5, 2014. For the first time, SCOPE is host to Clinical Informatics News’s “Best Practices Award” that will recognize outstanding examples of applied strategic innovation—partnerships, deployments, and collaborations that manifestly improve the clinical trial process.

Complete details on SCOPE can be found at To receive a press pass or arrange an interview with a speaker, email Lisa Scimemi at
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