SCDM 2021

Experience Medidata at
SCDM 2021

Medidata Returns as a Trailblazer Sponsor

The SCDM Annual Conference applies thought leadership and practical content to advance the role of CDMs, driving progress across the world and supporting the evolution from Clinical Data Management toward Clinical Data Science. We hope that you will join Medidata in one or more of our thought-provoking sessions at SCDM. “See” you there!

Our Presence - On-Demand

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with decentralized technologies and advanced analytics to bring treatments to patients faster. The SCDM Annual Meeting will be held virtually this year, offering a wide range of interactive sessions, networking opportunities, and breakout discussions. Some sessions will be on-demand starting September 19 and then the ‘live’ sessions kick off September 23 through to September 29. Join us to learn how Medidata can help you transform your clinical trials!


Type Title Track Medidata Speakers
Panel Discussion Decentralized Clinical Trials: Developing Actionable Strategies & Skills Needed to Navigate the Data Wild West Decentralized Clinical Trials Nicole Pollard, Managing Principal Engagement Consultant, Strategic Consulting



Panel Discussion RBQM – Every Piece of the Puzzle Matters RBQM at Scale Brian Barnes, Senior Director, Product Management



Panel Discussion Decentralized Clinical Trials: Setting up for success! Decentralized Clinical Trials Nicole Pollard, Managing Principal Engagement Consultant, Strategic Consulting



Panel Discussion Once Upon a time in 2019 (BC – Before Covid) and happily ever after 2021 (AC – After Covid): A saga of realizing the benefits of real world data (RWD) Technology, Data and Communication Aaron Galaznick, Head of Research, Real-World Evidence, Acorn AI



Our Presence - 'Live' Stage


Date & Time Title Track Type Medidata Speakers
Monday, September 27 11:30 AM to 11:50 AM EDT How to Find a Needle in a Haystack with Real-Time, Big Data Analytics N/A Product Showcase Brian Barnes, Senior Director, Product Management


Monday, September 27 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM EDT Pressure Cooker – Technology and Pharma N/A Pressure Cooker Alicia Staley, Vice President, Patient Engagemeent


Wednesday, September 29 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT Future Proofing Patient Centricity! – should we start collecting digital dust? Wild Card Panel Discussion Ben Schlatka, Vice President, Digital Biomarker Solutions


Get In Touch

Our industry experts will be available to meet and discuss any topics of interest from September 26 – September 29. Click the button below to request a meeting.


Our Onsite Team

Brian Barnes
Senior Director, Product Management

Brian Barnes is a Senior Director, Product Management – RBQM for Medidata Solutions. Brian has 16 years in clinical development and has specifically supported RBQM for ten years specializing in operational solutions for small to large pharma, biopharma, and biotech companies. Brian is a co-liaison within the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) RBQM Working Group and presented and published on the topic of RBQM at industry meetings, conferences, and journals.

Ben Schlatka
VP, Digital Biomarker Solutions

Ben Schlatka joined Medidata in 2020 through Medidata's acquisition of MC10's Digital Biomarker Business. After beginning his career as a corporate “intrapreneur” at IBM, Ben grew a series of successful startups including Volunteer (Sold to the United Way) and Nantero (Sold to Lockheed Martin).  Most recently, Ben Schlatka was co-founder & CEO of MC10, a pioneer in sensors and new end point development in clinical research. Ben is passionate about using digital technologies to transform the lives of patients, in both clinical research and clinical practice. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and frequently lectures on the formation of disruptive science based businesses.

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