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41st Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Theme:
Enhancing and Enabling the Clinical Trials Ecosystem through Interdisciplinary Collaborations

When

May 17-20, 2020

Where

Baltimore, MD, USA

The Conference Venue

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

Experience Charm City like never before at Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Located in Harbor East, our hotel provides unparalleled access to Fells Point, the National Aquarium and the restaurants and shops of the Inner Harbor. Redesigned accommodations offer views of the waterfront or the Baltimore skyline, and include modern technology, premium amenities and deep soaking tubs. Elsewhere at the hotel, we invite you to enjoy sustainable local fare at Apropoe's, our stylish waterfront restaurant. We also offer a heated indoor pool and a fully equipped on-site fitness center. Host your next event with us in Baltimore, and impress your guests with our light-filled, flexible venues, several of which overlook the harbor. In addition to being near many of the city's most iconic attractions, we're just a short distance from Baltimore Convention Center, making it easy to attend events there. Whether you're joining us for work or on vacation, we know you're going to love your stay at Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.

More about the venue

Meeting | Overview

About the Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the Society for Clinical Trials is a multidisciplinary program with broad participation. The Meeting brings together the clinical trials community from academia, the pharmaceutical and device industries, government agencies, medical groups and centers and clinical research entities.

Educational Highlights include:

  • Plenary sessions, simultaneous workshops and contributed presentations in presentations and posters
  • Pre-meeting workshop courses by leaders in the field
  • Annual Student Scholarship Competition
  • Exhibits from vendors showcasing publications, technology and other resources for clinical trials
  • Discussions of timely issues and research experiences among colleagues in the field of clinical trials
  • National/International travel opportunities
  • Presentation of the 2019 Trial of the Year Award
  • Presentation of the SCT Class of 2020 Fellows

This year’s meeting will be held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Located in Harbor East, the Marriott provides unparalleled access to Fells Point, the National Aquarium and the restaurants and shops of the Inner Harbor. We look forward to welcoming you to the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, providing the perfect forum to host over 500 clinical trials colleagues, located in the heart of the city near fabulous restaurants and shopping.

The program is being developed by the SCT Program and & Education Committees, and promises to make the best of this unique opportunity for international collaboration.

We look forward to welcoming you to Baltimore!


About the Society
The Society for Clinical Trials (SCT) is an educational, charitable, and scientific organization whose mission is to work internationally to advance human health through advocating the use of clinical trials, leading the development and dissemination of optimal methods and practices in clinical trials, and educating and developing all clinical trial professionals. We are a society with representation from academia, industry, government and non-profit research and advocacy groups. Our community consists of clinical investigators, biostatisticians, project managers, IT specialists, clinical research associates and people from other clinical trials specialties. Our membership spans the globe with representation from 34 different countries.

Find out more: http://www.sctweb.org/

Abstract | Submissions

Please select from the available intake systems below to submit your proposals or nominations for this year's meeting in Baltimore, MD, USA.

Annual Meeting Theme:
"Enhancing and Enabling the Clinical Trials Ecosystem through Interdisciplinary Collaborations"
Click here for details on each submission type (PDF)

Contributed Sessions

Submissions for the 2020 meeting are now closed.

Contributed Sessions

  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Chalmers Students Scholarships
  • Sylvan Green Travel Award
Invited Sessions

Submissions for the 2020 meeting are now closed.

Invited Sessions

  • Thematically Linked Talks
  • Invited Talks
  • Panels
  • 90-Minute Sessions
Education Sessions

Submissions for the 2020 meeting are now closed.

Education Sessions

  • Pre-Conference Educational Workshops (4 Hours)
  • In-Conference Tutorials (90 Minutes)
David Sackett Trial of the Year Award

Nominations for the 2020 meeting are now closed.

David Sackett Trial of the Year Award

Each year the Society for Clinical Trials presents an award to a randomized clinical trial published in the previous year that best fulfills SCT predefined standards.

Fellow of the Society for Clinical Trials

Nominations for the 2020 meeting are now closed.

Fellow of the Society for Clinical Trials

The Society for Clinical Trials established the title of "Fellow of the Society for Clinical Trials (FSCT)" in 2005 to honor Society members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of clinical trials and to the Society.

The Fellows nominations portal is closed. If you have a nomination for 2020, please contact Mithat Gonen (gonenm@mskcc.org), Chair of the Committee on Fellows.

Frequently | Asked

Have a question? If you do not find the answer in our most frequently asked questions
below, please reach out to us at info@sctweb.org.

The early registration deadline is Monday, March 30, 2020 at Midnight Eastern Time.
Please see details of how to travel to the conference on the venue portion of this page.
Please click here to view the list of qualifying countries.
We request that all registrations are paid for online through the secure registration form.
All payments must be made in USD ($) to ensure that the full amount is received.
Credit cards are charged in real time at the time the registration is processed.
Yes. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

To request an Invitation Letter for the SCT Annual Meeting, please send a request to KellyBurns@sctweb.org after you have completed your registration and received a Meeting Confirmation/Receipt. The letter is subject to approval by office staff and will be sent to you by email.

You must be registered for the Annual Meeting to receive a letter.

Please note that is it your responsibility to check the Visa Entry Regulations into the USA. Further information can be found by clicking here.

It is your responsibility to ensure that your passport is valid for travel and we recommend that you check with your local Embassy. Please note that some countries require your passport to be valid for up to 3 months from the date of return.
Yes, our registration desk is open every day throughout the event. Please note that the on-site fees are more expensive.
If you have not received a receipt, please telephone (847) 427-8010 or email registration@sctweb.org.

Conference | Venue

Hotel Accommodations

The SCT Annual Meeting will take place at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel.

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

SCT Group Rate:  $219 single / double (+17.5% tax)

For best availability, make your reservation online at:

The deadline for hotel reservations is Friday, April 24, 2020.

Hotel reservations/rate availability are not guaranteed after the room block is full or after April 24, 2020.  Please register early – only a limited number of rooms are available.

Government rates are also available for qualifying attendees by clicking here https://book.passkey.com/go/SCTAnnualMeetingGov. Please note you will be required to verify you qualify for the government rate upon check-in with a valid ID.  Please contact info@sctweb.org for additional information.

Check In / Check Out Times
- Check-in: 4:00 pm
- Check-out: 12:00 pm

Parking
- On-site parking:  $8.50 / hour; $26 / day
- Valet: $45 / day

WARNING:  Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitations
SCT does not contract with any provider for hotel reservations associated with our meeting.  While other hotel resellers may contact you offering accommodations for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the meeting.  Beware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.  Should you be contacted by any agency other than SCT, please email SCT at info@sctweb.org with the details.

 


Travel Details

Experience Charm City like never before at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.  Located in Harbor East, the waterfront hotel provides unparalleled access to Fells Point, the National Aquarium and the restaurants and shops of the Inner Harbor.

The following airports service Baltimore:

  • Baltimore / Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
    12 miles from hotel
    Approximate taxi fare:  $45 / one-way
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
    52 miles from hotel
    Approximate taxi fare:  $150 / one-way
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
    61 miles from hotel
    Approximate taxi fare:  $120 / one-way

Exhibition | Sponsors

A La Carte Sponsorships & Exhibitors

We are delighted to allow companies the ability to either sponsor or exhibit at our annual conference. There are a range of opportunities available at the conference with the exhibition that will take place alongside the conference sessions and refreshment breaks.

For parties interested in Corporate sponsorship or paying via check, please download the prospectus and email to info@sctweb.org. If you wish to discuss the opportunities available, we would love to answer any questions you might have.

Thank You to Our 2020 Corporate Sponsors!

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies

Platinum Sponsor

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies

Our mission is to transform individual lives and fundamentally change the way diseases are managed, interpreted, and prevented. We believe that challenging something is the best way to change it.

Frontier Science Foundation

Gold Sponsor

Frontier Science Foundation

Frontier Science Foundation is a not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the improvement of data management and statistical quality in clinical trials and medical research.

GW Biostatistics Center

Gold Sponsor

GW Biostatistics Center

The GW Biostatistics Center has a 47 year history of leadership in practice-changing clinical trials and biostatistical methodology research. Center research has been recognized in reports to the US President and Congress and resulted in over 60 NEJM publications.

Merck

Gold Sponsor

Merck

Making a difference in the lives of people through our innovative medicines, vaccines, and animal health products. Committed to being the premier, research biopharmaceutical company dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions.

AbbVie

Silver Sponsor

AbbVie

We're a company that takes on the toughest health challenges. But we do more than treat diseases-we aim to make a remarkable impact on people's lives. We are AbbVie, a highly focused research-driven biopharmaceutical company.

AMGEN

Silver Sponsor

AMGEN

Amgen is one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. Amgen is a values-based company, deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses.

Axio Research

Silver Sponsor

Axio Research

Founded in 1979, Axio Research has extensive experience supporting pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies of all sizes. Axio's services include clinical data services, data management, biostatistical and DMC support, as well as statistical genetics and genomics services.

Berry Consultants

Silver Sponsor

Berry Consultants

Berry Consultants is an innovative clinical trial consulting company specializing in clinical trial design, analysis, execution, and software solutions for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.

Complemar

Silver Sponsor

Complemar

Complemar Healthcare Fulfillment provides Kitting, Assembly and Fulfillment, including the procurement of ancillary supplies, for the Clinical Trials and Pharmaceutical industries from 4 strategically located facilities across the U.S.

Greenphire

Silver Sponsor

Greenphire

Greenphire is the global leader in financial software for clinical trials offering best-in-class solutions for sites, sponsors and CROs to streamline payment and travel processes via their ClinCard, eClinicalGPS and ConneX products.

Jaeb Center for Health Research

Silver Sponsor

Jaeb Center for Health Research

The Jaeb Center for Health Research was established in 1993 as a freestanding, nonprofit coordinating center for multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic research. The Jaeb Center's focus is eye disorders or type 1 diabetes.

PAREXEL

Silver Sponsor

PAREXEL

For over 35 years, PAREXEL has proven to be a trusted partner for the complex development journey required of biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. We’re also an astute guide, able to simplify that journey for our clients, so safe new products can reach patients more quickly.

Statistics Collaborative, Inc.

Silver Sponsor

Statistics Collaborative, Inc.

Statistics Collaborative, Inc. specializes in biostatistical consulting services for clients developing drugs, biologics, and devices. Our expertise lies in clinical trials, epidemiological studies, preclinical studies, and non-clinical research.

Servier

Silver Sponsor

Servier

Founded on the principle of serving, Servier is a privately held international pharmaceutical company, governed by an independent non-profit foundation where we put patients before profits and re-invest 25 percent of our revenue (excluding generic drugs) in research and development each year.

Stata

Silver Sponsor

Stata

Stata statistical software provides everything for your data science needs – data wrangling, visualization, statistics, and automated reporting. Whether you prefer a GUI interface, a command line, or scripts, Stata puts the statistics you want at your fingertips. One complete package – no separate modules. Annual and perpetual licenses.

Emmes

Bronze Sponsor

Emmes

Emmes collaborates with clients to produce valued, trusted scientific research. We are passionate about making a difference in the quality of human health, and have supported more than a thousand studies across a diverse range of diseases since our formation in 1977.

Journal of Clinical Medicine

Bronze Sponsor

Journal of Clinical Medicine

JCM (IF = 5.583) is an international scientific open access journal, providing a platform for advances in clinical practices, the study of direct observation of patients and general medical research. The journal is indexed by SCIE and PubMed.