Hosted by the WCG Global Research Network (GRN)

Given the rapid changes in clinical research, it can be challenging for sites to thrive and even grow. In this conference, we will focus on how to differentiate your site for success.

ONLY 100 SEATS AVAILABLE – To register, click here.

Event is open to clinical research sites and WCG customers.

Sunday, October 6

6:00-8:00 pm: Reception hosted by the WCG Global Research Network (GRN)
Share hors d’oeuvres and beverages with the speakers and other conference participants.

Monday, October 7

7:45 am: Registration, Breakfast and Networking

8:45 am: Everybody Wants Sites to Succeed – It’s Time to Make It Happen
Jonathan Zung, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Site Division, WIRB-Copernicus Group

9:00 am: What Sponsors Want from Sites
Insights from clinical operations executives
Jennifer Sheller, VP, Clinical Operations, Merck
Diane Hoffman, Associate Director, Clinical Operations (former), Janssen Pharmaceuticals

9:45 am: What Sites Need from Sponsors to be a Top Enroller
Insights from an independent site, a community health system, and an academic medical center
Mark Ragusa, Director, Clinical Research, Raleigh Neurology
(community hospital speaker pending)
(AMC speaker pending)

10:30 am: Networking Break

11:00 am: How We Do It, A Panel Discussion
Secrets from high-performing sites
Norman M. Goldfarb, Chief Collaboration Officer, WIRB-Copernicus Group (moderator)
Steve Clemons, Founder/Vice President, Clinical Operations, VitaLink Research
(community hospital speaker pending)
(AMC speaker pending)

12:00 pm: Lunch

12:45 pm: Does Your Site Measure Up?
The numbers tell the story
Diane Carozza, VP, Clinical Strategic Solutions, WIRB-Copernicus Group
Patricia D. Black, Director, Business Operations, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple Health System

1:30 pm: Driving High Performance
Patient Engagement & Overcoming Resistance to Change
Lori Abrams, Sr. Director, Patient Advocacy, WIRB-Copernicus Group
(speaker pending)

2:15 pm: Networking Break

2:45 pm: Attitude Adjustment       
Accelerating for Success Instead of Braking for Failure
David Wynes, Ph.D., Vice President for Research Administration (former), Emory University

3:15 pm: Insights for Sites: A Patient’s Perspective
Mapping out the patient’s decision journey
Rob Weker, Three Time Cancer Survivor, Weker Advisors LLC

3:45 pm: Closing Remarks: Call to Action
Jonathan Zung, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Site Division,WIRB-Copernicus Group

4:00 pm: Conclude

FREE TO ATTENDEES: Membership in the WCG Global Research Network (GRN)
FREE TO ATTENDEES: One-year subscription to Research Practitioner