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SCOPE Supply Chain Conference

February 19, 2020 - February 20, 2020

I am pleased to announce CHI’s  Annual “Clinical Supply Management” being held February 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL. The gathering will be part of the 11th Annual Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives (SCOPE), a four-day cluster of events that attracted 2,000 leaders in clinical innovation, operations and research in 2019. Topics to be discussed at the “Clinical Supply Management” conference include:

  • Working with stakeholders (pharma/biotech, site, clinical development, clinical ops, CMs, regulatory, etc.) across the clinical supply chain
  • Partnering with clinical ops on clinical supply management: how clinical supply intersects with clinical ops
  • Clinical trial supply chain strategy – minimizing risk and cost
  • Optimizing clinical trial supply forecasting & distribution
  • Drug supply pooling
  • Remote depots
  • Logistical challenges: importing and exporting clinical supplies
  • Case studies on unique approaches to clinical supply delivery
  • Sourcing challenges for comparators, biologics, and biosimilars
    • Handling shortages and delays
    • Maintaining supply chain security
    • Centrally vs locally sourced
  • Regulatory considerations – federal and international
  • Packaging and labeling
    • On-demand labeling/ just-in-time labeling, electronic labeling, RFID, digital labeling
  • Storage and distribution
    • Addressing issues of waste, temperature control
    • Cold chain solutions
  • Supply chain integrity; tech tools for tracking and tracing clinical supplies including blockchain
  • Tech tools for clinical supply: IRT
  • Clinical supply for virtual trials: Direct-to-patient distribution and site-less clinical trials
    • Investigator and site buy-in and support for direct-to-patient initiatives
    • Logistical, cost and regulatory considerations
    • Challenges with the patient and caregiver handling of IMPs


February 19, 2020
February 20, 2020


Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 United States