Congress Program

* Subject to Change

Thursday, 4 April

        08:00-08:50

Registration

08:50-09:00

Welcome and Opening of the Congress
Ms. Suzanne Pozsonyi, SynCon International, The Netherlands | Congress Chair

 09:00-09:30
Keynote Lecture
Change is All Around Us
Dr. Graham Wylie,
Medical Research Network, UK

09:30-10:30

Session 1
General Data Protection Regulation: The Impact on Clinical Trials and Patient Recruitment


09:30-10:00
The GDPR and Clinical Trials
Mr. Eric Klaver,
FourPlus Clinical, The Netherlands 


10:00-10:30
How Does GDPR Affect Clinical Trials in Practice
David Gazzieri, Associati Ricerca Clinica, Italy

10:30-11:00

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

11:00-12:30

Session 2
Involvement of Patients in Clinical Research

 


11:00-11:30
Patients Create Value Along the Medicine R+D Process
Mr. Tamas Bereczky,
European Patients' Academy for Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI), Germany


11:30-12:00
Why Should Patients Join and Stay on RCTs
Ms. Violeta Astratinei, Melanoma Patient Network Europe, Romania

 
12:00-12:30

What Patients Tell Each Other and Why it Matters
Ms. Joan Jordan,
  European Patient's Academy for Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI), Ireland

12:30 -13:30

Lunch Break and visit the Exhibition

13:30-15:00

Session 3
Knowledge of the Population About Clinical Trials in Europe

 


13:30-14:00
Priority I and II Studies: The Top 10 Unanswered Research Questions in Recruitment and Retention in Randomised Trials
Ms. Joan Jordan
, European Patient's Academy for Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI), Ireland

 


14:00-14:30
Perception of Clinical Trials in Poland - Analysis of a Student and Patient Survey
Dr. Artur Kotowski
, Roche, Poland


14:30-15:00
Patient Fears and Motivations to Enter into a Clinical Trial - Based on a Survey Performed in Hungary
Ms. Fanni Gerhardt,
Patient Engagement Manager, Synexus, Hungary


15:00-15:30

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

15:30-16:30

Session 4
Patient Recruitment Services in Performing Clinical Trials

  

15:30-15:50
Meeting Clinical Trials Site Needs with Patient Recruitment Agency Services
Ms. Michaela VanĨová,
Slovak Research Center, Slovakia
   
15:50-16:10

Clinical Trials Recruitment Planning - Building a Successful Plan and Budgeting
Mr. Chris Trizna,
CSSi, USA

   
16:10-16:30

Business Model of Full Service Patient Recruitment Agency in Europe
Ms. Suzanne Pozsonyi,
SynCon International, The Netherlands

 16:30

 End of Day One

Friday, 5 April

        08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Session 5
The Importance of Clinical Research Site Networks

 


09:00-09:30
Patient Recruitment Across the Clinical Trials in COMBACTE: Combatting Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
Dr. Ron de Winter,
University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands


09:30-10:00
Collaborative Network for European Clinical Trials for Children (C4C) - the Case Study of Hungary
Dr. Otto Skoran,
MCRN, Hungary


10:00-10:30
A Case Study from the IMI COMBACTE Consortium on Recruitment
Dr. Ana Catalina Hernandez Padilla, CHU-Limoges, France

10:30-11:00

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

11:00-12:30

Session 6
Support of Patients and Sites in Clinical Research

 


11:00-11:30
Bringing the Trial to the Home of the Patients - Home Trial Support Services
Dr. Graham Wylie, Medical Research Network, UK


11:30-12:00
The Future of Hybrid Trials Integrating Home Visits with Virtual Technology and Site Visits
Mr. Paul Bodfish,
Medical Research Network, UK


12:00-12:30
Take it to the Patient: The Impact of Incorporating Patient Travel in Global Study Program
Deborah Lo Gerfo, Clincierge, Italy

12:30-13:30

Lunch Break and visit the Exhibition

13:30-15:00

Session 7
How Technology is Shaping the Future: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly about using e-technology in Clinical Trials


13:30-14:30
A 360 Degree on the Implementation of e-technology in Clinical Trials: the Vendor, the Site and Patient Perspective
Ms. Vivienne Van de WallePT&R-PreCare Trial & Recruitment, The Netherlands
Ms. Donna Reed, ERT, Switzerland

 


14:30-15:00
Interaction with Audience: Determining your Roadmap for your Next Trial
Ms. Vivienne Van de Walle, PT&R-PreCare Trial & Recruitment, The Netherlands
Ms. Donna ReedERT, Switzerland

15:00-15:30

Networking, Coffee Break and visit the Exhibition 

15:30-16:30

Session 8
Opportunities for Patient Recruitment in High Population Countries in Eastern Europe

 


15:30-16:00
Potentials for Patient Recruitment in Russia
Dr. Alexey Butylin
, Crocus Medical, Russia

 


16:00-16:30
Current State of Clinical Trials in Ukraine
Dr. Aleksei V. Zhmuro,
PAREXEL International, Ukraine

 16:30

Congress Closing