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Enhance your knowledge with a pre-conference workshop

Pre-Conference Workshops

Briefing Day: The Outsourcing and Partnering Forum
  • CASE STUDY: Patient engagement: What you need to know and what you need to do
  • CASE STUDY: Partnerships with Pharma, CRO, and the NHS, with access to patients, ideas, data 

  • CASE STUDY: Patient centricity and the real life examples of what we have done at CRUK for our oncology trials

  • CASE STUDY: The Accidental HTA case

  • CASE STUDY: Home care visits in clinical trials – reduce the burden of study participation for your patients!

  • CASE STUDY: An industry perspective on third party contracting from PCMG
Making the Development of New Treatments More Patient Focused: Why It’s Important and How and When to do it

There is increasing evidence that effective patient engagement can improve the quality, relevance and success of research but often a lack of support, guidance and training for researchers is a barrier to meaningful patient engagement. We will discuss:

  • What do we mean by patient engagement and why is everyone talking about it?
  • When to involve patients in R&D and how?
  • What do we know about the practical impact of patient engagement?
  • Planning your own patient engagement.
  • Evaluating the impact of patient engagement.
  • What support and resources are available?
Project Management in Clinical Trials and Conflict and Communication

MORNING: Advances in Project Management:

Hear a series of case studies covering organisational justice and its impact on product performance, pain and gain risk sharing contracts, and the impact of agency problems on outsourced projects, followed by an interactive Q&A.

AFTERNOON: Improving Communication and Conflict Awareness to Better Manage Yourself and Your Partnerships:

Discuss the complex challenges with communication, conflict, disputes and disorientation, their impact on yourself and others, and communication for successful negotiation.

Clinical Trial Budget Management and Forecasting
  • Trial Design – underlying cause of problems
  • Feasibility and Patient recruitment – underinvested step
  • Single study budget versus portfolio budget management
  • Trial site negotiations – investigator needs
  • Trial Site Compensation – What Trial Sites have to consider to work cost-effectively?
    • Site compensation: investigator perspective
    • Exploring budgeting, direct costs and indirect costs
  • Change control and budget monitoring – to keep on track