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2018 Executive Sponsors

ERT
goBalto
PRA
Trialspark

2018 Associate Sponsors

ClinEdge
Cmed
Edetek
Elligo Health Research
Forte Research
GlobalCare Clinical Trials
Hawthorne Effect
ICON
Information Mediary Corp
IQVIA
Medable
MMG
MRN
Optum
PAREXEL
PhysIQ
Quest Diagnostics
Quotient Sciences
Saama
Target Health
TPS Transformative Pharmaceutical Solutions
Transparency Life Sciences
TrialScout-Circuit Clinical
WCG

2018 Exhibiting Companies

AiCure
Andaman7
BBK Worldwide
Bracket
CluePoints
DataArt Solutions
Data Cubed
Greenphire
HealthiVibe
Knowledgent
Medpoint Digital
Mint Medical
Muv
SnapIoT
THREAD
Trifecta

2018 Supporting Sponsors

Axiom
ClinOne
Intel

2018 Supporting Partners

CISCRP
Patient Empowerment Network PEN

2018 Media Partners

Big3Bio
BioPharm Insight
Life Science Leader
Pharmalicensing
pharmaphorum
SciDoc Publishers
Technology Networks
TrialSite News

Overview

Now in its 8th year, DPharm: Disruptive Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials is dedicated to all things digital, data science, patient data ownership and new approaches to optimize clinical operation systems.

This is the annual event to get the best access to innovative ideas, especially disruptive ones, to advance drug development operations from pharma and outside industry leaders with a view to reducing the burden to patients and investigators.

Strategic Innovation Leadership

Andreas Koester, MD, PhD
VP and Global Head, Janssen Clinical InnovationJanssen

Craig Lipset, MBA
Head of Clinical InnovationPfizer

Sylke Poehling, PhD
SVP and Global Head, Strategy, Portfolio & Clinical Operations, Pharma Research & Early DevelopmentRoche

Global Clinical Operation Leadership

Rob Goodwin
VP, Operations Center of Excellence, Global Product DevelopmentPfizer

Ülo Palm, MD, PhD
SVP, Global Drug Development OperationsAllergan

John Varaklis
Head of Global Clinical Operations, Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development (pRED)

More Specifically, 2018 Topics Include:

   
  • Virtual Trials
  • Digital Strategy
  • Scaling EHR-Enabled eSource
  • Fully Remote Interventional Trials
  • Patient Data Ownership
  • Virtual Assistants for Sites
  • Digital Biomarkers
  • Modernizing Clinical Endpoints
  • Benefiting from Large Research Studies
  • Software-enabled Clinical Technologies
  • Benefits of Regenerative Medicine in Early Clinical Research
  • Incorporating External Innovation in Transforming Clinical Trials
  • Increasing Clinical Trial Awareness
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Creating a Culture of Service
  • Bringing Blockchain to Clinical Trials
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Healthbots
  • Meeting the Needs of the Patients of the Future
  • Clinical Research as a Care Option (CRAACO)

DPharm 2018 Highlights:

  • Network with over 400+ Innovative Thinkers and Doers from:
    • Mid to large pharma
    • Biotech
    • Tech companies
    • Patient groups
    • Investors
    • CROs and Sites
  • Access to 40+ Clinical Trial Tec Companies
  • 10+ Networking Activities and Access to Partnering Meetings
  • 20+ Disruptive Ideas from Outside Pharma Representation from:
    • E-Estonia Showroom

      Indrek Õnnik
    • Amazon Web Services
      Mark Johnston
      Mark Johnston
    • CMS

      Mark Scrimshire
    • Wake Forest University

      Anthony Atala, MD
  • 20+ Examples of Clinical Collaborations and Partnerships
  • 100% Focus on Patient Centered Clinical Trials

   Pharma Companies Reporting on Innovation from the Trenches

    12+ pharmaceutical companies report on a specific example of innovation applied to
    advance clinical trials within the last 12 months. Each company 
addresses the
    milestones, challenges and problems with adoption.

  • Amgen
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bayer
  • BMS
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • GSK
  • Janssen
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development (pRED)
  • Roivant Sciences
  • Sanofi

 

4 Essential Track Choices to Disrupt Clinical Trials:

  1. The Democratization of Patient Data Ownership
  2. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Applications in Clinical Trials
  3. Clinical Research as a Care Option (CRAACO)
  4. How to Disrupt Drug Development with a Service Oriented Culture

 

Pfizer Strategic Spotlight on EHR eSource and Blockchain Choices:

  1. Co-Creating the Industry’s Scalable Solution for EHR-Enabled eSource
  2. Bringing Blockchain to Life: Digitizing Clinical Supply Chain End-to-End for Clinical Trials

DPharm Idol

DPharm Idol is a live show where you see bold and daring startups pitch their disruptive technologies to the most discerning judges, from veteran investors like Esther Dyson to Roche’s Global Head of Operations, John Varaklis. The live Q&A provides an amazing lesson on how to properly assess new technologies.

Patient-Centered Highlights

  • Patient keynote opening
    AGT Caly Bevier
    Caly Bevier
    Patient Advocate and Performer
  • “Ask the Patient” Program
  • Patient Data Access and Ownership Track
  • Dedicated tracks on Clinical Research as a Care Option and How to Create a Service Oriented Culture in Drug Development
  • Patient-led panel
  • The latest on technologies/apps to help patients in clinical research

DPharm Commitment 

  • DPharm is a TED-style event showcasing innovations from leading Pharma R&D practitioners and from other industries.
  • DPharm underscores the promise and challenge of innovation in advancing drug development.
  • DPharm features new models and collaborations to get therapeutics to patients faster.
  • DPharm features the full spectrum of clinical research options and utilizes insights more appropriately.
  • DPharm is dedicated to challenging creative solutions and finding a way to implement them.
  • DPharm explores to whom companies are being disruptive and to gain a better understanding of the impact on clinical trials.

You are welcome to contact us at service@tcfllc.org to share your thoughts and ideas for the 2018 event.

Sincerely,

Valerie Bowling New

Valerie Bowling
Executive Director

Meredith Sands
Executive Director, Business Development

Jennifer Moran B&W1

Jennifer Moran
Production Assistant

Elizabeth Bard B&W-47

Elizabeth Bard
Business Development Manager

Meg

Meg Gould
Conference Planner

Allyson Adams
Marketing Manager

Terri Sobol
Business Development Manager

 

 

The Most Advanced Conference on Challenging New Ideas for Clinical Trials

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Testimonials

  • "Really great presentations (almost Ted-talk like set up); enjoyed the information sharing and inspirational patient speakers (also great that there were patients/advocates attending as well)."

    - Danielle DeVico, Biogen

  • "Patient Keynote was very touching. I liked the richness of the content. Greatly produced."

    - Hassan Kadhim, Boehringer-Ingelheim

  • "DPharm is the go to place to connect with innovators in pharma research."

    - Joe Kim, Eli Lilly

  • "An informative meeting with great networking. I like the style of presentations, the cutting edge presentations and opening with inspirational stories."

    - Megan McBride, Janssen

  • "Thanks for making it happen again. Great event, growing attendance, and more importantly increasing quality."

    - Tomasz Sablinski, MD, PhD, Transparency Life Sciences

  • "Unencumbered access to some incredibly brilliant minds, brought together by the obvious enjoyment they have in collaborating. I found the event quite inclusive. Thank you for making this a valuable learning experience."

    - Marilyn Pratt, Medidata

  • "Congratulations on a very successful conference."

    - Chandra Ramanathan, Bayer HealthCare, LLC

  • "Thank you! It was great...as usual!"

    - Solomon Babani, BioPharma Solutions

  • "What an amazing meeting. So impressed!"

    - John Brownstein, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital

  • "Thank you for putting together such a great event. It was a pleasure working with each of you.It was a great experience."

    - Amy Ripston, 4G Clinical

  • "Thanks and congrats again for a great DPharm2016, proud to have been part of this years edition."

    - Bert Hartog, Janssen

  • "Thank you for making DPharm a valuable learning experience."

    - Marilyn Pratt, Medidata Solutions

  • "Dpharm was a must attend event for those looking at embedding Systemic Thinking and disruptive innovation into their work models."

    - Michelle Shogren, Bayer

  • "I love coming back to DPharm as the 2014 edition changed my life. It was my first time at DPharm and prior to my attendance, I was working on innovation related to the way we design clinical trials. I recall being absolutely amazed by the spirit of collaboration. After the conference was over, I spent my Saturday connecting with speakers and attendees on Linkedin, thinking: I want to be part of this community! Two years later, my dream came true...I come back to find respected colleagues that became friends and collaborations, to exchange ideas and learn from each other!"

    - Attendee, DPharm 2016