Merck KGaA Innovation Workshop

DATE: Wednesday, 18 October, 2023
TIME: 08:30 (Badge Collection & Coffee), 09:00am – 12:50pm CEST
LOCATION: Darmstadium, Darmstadt, Germany, Room 2.05

Please join us for this invitation-only, half-day, interactive workshop on Wednesday, 18 October, 2023, developed exclusively by Medidata for Merck KGaA.

In collaboration with Merck, we will be presenting and discussing some of the industry’s most prominent innovations and how advancements in trial design, data management and artificial intelligence/machine learning will improve the ‘clinical study experience’ for patients, sites, and the Merck organization.

Your invitation also gives you access on 18 &19 October to the 2-day 3DEXPERIENCE Conference. The 3DEXPERIENCE Conference provides insights into game-changing virtual technology, trends and strategies, shared ideas, and synergies between industries.

We have organised an exclusive guided tour of the Exhibition Area for you after lunch.

We value your input and hope that you can join us.

Agenda

8:30 AM Arrival & Coffee/Tea

9:00 AM Greeting & Introductions

9:10 AM Opening Session. Future Visions
Maria Koutsopoulou, SVP, Head of Global Development Operations at Merck Group
Andy Watson, SVP, EMEAR Enterprise
To give their respective and overlapping views on direction, vision and goals for their respective organizations, opportunities and challenges ahead, where collaboration and partnership drives mutual benefit.

9:30 AM Data Strategy. Merck Data Journey
Gernot Weber, Head of Data Strategy & Digital Innovation at Merck Group
Bhasker Pandya, Enterprise Technical Architect

Merck’s vision for future data and systems architecture. Driving standardization, simplification and automation. How and why this creates benefit for Merck users view on industry approaches to data strategy, integrating across Sponsor and vendor ecosystems, enabling connected experiences for Patient, Site, and across the Sponsor enterprise.

10:10 AM Break

10:20 AM Data Driven Protocol Design
Jonathan Palmer, Senior Director, Clinical Innovation
Kevin O’Leary, Quality & Compliance VP,
Andy Armitage, Solution Specialist, AI Specialist

A look at innovative ways to expedite protocol design from concept to execution, using data driven approaches.

11:00 AM Streamlining Clinical Data Acquisition
Sarah Westall, Solution Specialist, Imaging
Jonathan Palmer, Senior Director, Clinical Innovation

New approaches to clinical data acquisition, and its utility both during and post-study through the application of AI and ML. Including Imaging, Sensors/Wearables and EHR to EDC integration.

11:40 AM Data Oversight
Greig Duncan, Solution Specialist, Clinical Operations

Holistic Data Review and Surveillance across the clinical trial.

12:00 PM Break

12:10 PM AI and Data Driven Insights
Andy Armitage, Solution Specialist, AI Specialist

Tokenization and evidence generation in clinical development.

12:35 PM Review and Q&A

1:00 PM Close, Lunch & Networking

Medidata Speakers

Andy Armitage

Andy Armitage

Solution Specialist, AI Specialist, Medidata AI,
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company

 

Rod Cameron

Rod Cameron

Global Client Executive,
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company

Greig Duncan

Greig Duncan

Solution Specialist, Clinical Operations,
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company

Jonathan Palmer

Jonathan Palmer

Senior Director, Clinical Innovation, 
Medidata
, a Dassault Systèmes company

Bhasker Pandya

Bhasker Pandya

Enterprise Technical Architect,
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company

Andy Watson

Andy Watson

SVP, EMEAR Enterprise,
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company

Sarah Westall

Sarah Westall

Solution Specialist, Imaging,
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company