SCRS is Happening Soon, and hyperCORE Hopes to See You There!

We’re a little over two weeks away from this year’s Site Solutions Summit hosted by the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS)! We’re looking forward to seeing familiar faces, connecting with new ones, and discussing all things clinical research October 1st through 3rd at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida.

Several of our alliance partners will be in attendance for this year’s event. Check out the schedule below to see what they’ll be doing and how to connect with us. Stop by our booth throughout the weekend, and schedule a time to speak with our team in between workshops and breakout sessions to find out how hyperCORE can elevate your clinical research efforts!

Friday, October 1st:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Master Workshop: Position Your Site to Lead the Charge to the Future of Decentralized, Patient-centric Clinical Trials
Featured Speaker: Dr. Jeff Kingsley, CEO of IACT Health and COO of hyperCORE International
Siteless trials. Decentralized clinical trials. Hybrid models. Arguably, the COVID-19 pandemic has done more to accelerate the pace of change across virtually all industries, clinical trials being no exception and shows no sign of slowing. Join top industry executives from leading Integrated Research Organizations, a leading global CRO and one of the most innovative technology solutions providers to learn how trial sites should position themselves in the face of a rapidly changing site landscape. Attendees should expect to learn not just how trial sites can maintain their relevance as this trend towards more patient-centric business models and the use of advanced technologies accelerates but how sites can thrive by being on the leading edge of embracing the change.

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Site Landscape: Benchmark Your Site
Featured Speaker: Karri Venn, CEO of LMC Manna Research & CEO of hyperCORE International

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
hyperCORE Celebration!
Meet our hyperCORE Alliance Partners and help us honor Mark Lacy, hyperCORE Founder and Chairman of the Board, and CEO of Benchmark Research. This celebration will take place at the Hyde Beach House, Presidential Suite No. 2 (4010 S. Ocean Dr. Hollywood, FL 33019). Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served, and festive dress is encouraged! Come join us!

Saturday, October 2nd:

9:45 am – 11:00 am
Site Patient Recruitment Innovation Award (SPRIA) & Site Tank Presentations
SPRIA Finalist: Aventiv Research (represented by Dr. Samir Arora, CEO of Aventiv Research)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Breakout Sessions I: Winning Your Study: A Playbook for Success
(DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING)
Panelist: Nicholas Focil, CEO of FOMAT Medical Research
Description: Some sites get it right more often than not. So what are these sites doing to win studies? In this session, learn from some of the most successful sites and get a glimpse at their “playbook” for winning more studies.

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Breakout Session 1: FDA Audits: Yes, That Really Happened!
(LEGAL, OPERATIONS, AND ADMINISTRATION)
Facilitator: Ana Marquez, Founder & CEO of Clinical Site Partners
Description: FDA audits are an inevitable reality that all sites should be prepared for before they are audited. Hear perspectives from those who have experienced FDA inspections to learn how they prepared for the audit and what measures they have implemented to ensure future inspection-readiness. You will have the opportunity to share your audit experiences and hear from others to help you prepare for, lead, and follow up on an FDA audit.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Breakout Session I: Investigator Compensation Models for Optimal Engagement & Performance
(STAFFING)
Panelist: Dr. Jeff Kingsley, CEO of IACT Health and COO of hyperCORE International
Description: The level of investigator engagement and performance can have a significant impact on a study or site’s overall success. This session will help attendees understand how various compensation models can increase investigator engagement and improve their recruitment performance.

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Breakout Sessions III: Exploring the Meaning of Diversity & How it Impacts the Clinical Research Site
(DIVERSITY)
Panelist: Panelist: Karri Venn, CEO of LMC Manna Research & CEO of hyperCORE International
The importance of including and enrolling diverse patient populations in clinical research studies continues to gain momentum. In 2017, SCRS took a strong stance on this topic with the creation of the Diversity Awareness Program to evaluate and measure the inclusion of diverse patients globally. Join this session to learn about the SCRS Diversity Program while providing feedback in an interactive focus group. The discussion aims to engage participants with perspective and knowledge on the enrollment of diverse patient populations at your site and in your region or community.

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Breakout Sessions III: Training & How It Might Occur in the Future
(HOT TOPIC)
Panelist: Dr. Jeff Kingsley, CEO of IACT Health and COO of hyperCORE International
With so many changes and an increased amount of new protocols, processes, and technologies entering the industry, it sometimes feels like an insurmountable task to train your newest staff members. But if training became the way we work rather than a prerequisite to work, could the responsibly and outcomes be different? In this session, we’ll talk about how we train our teams today and what could change to make training more effective for all.

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Risks, Liabilities, & Pitfalls: What You Need to Know About Contracts & Agreements
(LEGAL, OPERATIONS & ADMINISTRATION)
Panelist: Ana Marquez, Founder & CEO of Clinical Site Partners
Sites already have a large number of tasks to complete, and as soon as the patients leave, you get to do… more paperwork! In this session, learn some tips and tricks from experts on what to pay attention to so your contracts and agreements assist your progress rather than hinder it.

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Interactive Site Selection
(STUDY START-UP)
Panelist: Karri Venn, CEO of LMC Manna Research & CEO of hyperCORE International
During this interactive session, attendees will be given the opportunity to complete a typical site questionnaire for an upcoming study. Questionnaires will then be submitted for review to a panel of site selection decision-makers who will select sites to consider for the study. Feedback will then be provided to all attendees as to why the sites were selected and share which attributes of the questionnaire impacted their decision the most.

7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Eagle Award℠ Gala & Awards Dinner
Enjoy an evening of fine dining and a toast to industry innovation! Celebrate 2021 SCRS award winners including the coveted Eagle Award, which will be presented to a sponsor and CRO that best represent exceptional site partnerships. SCRS will also announce and celebrate the winners of the Site Patient Recruitment Innovation Award (SPRIA), Site Tank, Christine K. Pierre Site Impact Award, and the inaugural Excellence in Patient Centricity Award. 

Sunday, October 3rd

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Endocrinology: Your Time, Your Questions, Your Stories
(HOT TOPIC)
Panelist: Karri Venn, CEO of LMC Manna Research & CEO of hyperCORE International
When it comes to your specialty, you have specific questions that need to be answered and unique experiences that need to shared. In this casually facilitated session, you’ll have the creative space and like minds to bring your experience to the stage.

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