2nd Annual Accelerating Clinical Trials in Asia 2018

2018年9月19-20日 • 新加坡, One Farrer Hotel & Spa


Accelerating Clinical Trials in Asia是在新加坡举办的唯一以企业高层为对象的活动。本学会以临床实验的Operational excellence为主题,针对近年急速成长的亚太地区临床实验市场的业务面及实务面的重要课题进行讨论。本活动均衡涵盖了制药业界支出领域与成长部门的相关商业视角资讯,是个珍贵机会,可以获得加速临床开发的高CP值方法的有用提示。

"Good networking opportunities with amazing people in the industry. This is my first conference and looking forward for more."
Nur Farhana Muhamad, Market Analyst, Pharmaniaga Berhad


  • 世界各国制药公司支出领域与亚洲临床实验市场相关计画
  • 各国政府的状况─奖励政策、投资、合作机会
  • 建立与 KOL 的关系─介绍临床实验实施计画中列出的价值
  • 技术和分析方法─对实务和临床实验的影响
  • 品质、法规遵从性和审核─案例研究和实例
  • 确保预算、择定实验实施设施和专案管理─与外部组织的有效合作


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8:00 am

Registration and Networking Session


9:00 am

Addressing on skilled talent, strong manufacturing capabilities and thriving research ecosystem in pharmaceutical firms to set up to serve patients and connect with the growing Asian market.

9:30 am

[Industry Address] Integrating Silicon with Drugs: Pushing the Boundaries of Pharma Manufacturing with Digital Medicines

Nik Leist, Senior Director, Ingestible Sensor Manufacturing/Site Leader, Proteus Digital Health, USA

10:40 am

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

End of opening Plenary and 2nd Annual Clinical Trials in Asia Commence

11:10 am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks


11:15 am

  • How are digital platforms shaping clinical trials operations?
  • How can we use digital platforms to improve and accelerate clinical trials?
  • Leveraging AI for a paradigm shift in clinical research
  • Patient engagement and the democratisation of clinical trial information
  • Cutting - edge technology to match the right patients with the right trials

11:45 am

  • Intelligent trials - the Road to successfully operating trials in digital platforms
  • Harnessing the power of data intelligence
  • Challenges and opportunities in clinical trials operations
  • Embracing change - organisation-wide and partner management
  • Future of clinical trials modernization in Asia

12:30 pm

Digitally Enabled Trials Should not be the Exception but the Norm

Robert Kerle, Senior Director, Clinical Operations, Asia Pacific, IQVIA

1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm

  • Enabling digital workflow throughout trial process
  • Improving patient enrollment and engagement
  • Smart decisions based on data-driven facts
  • Improving outcomes for patients and R&D


2:30 pm

  • What is "Investigator-led" oncology trials compared to the traditional pharma sponsored trials?
  • Examples of some of the "Investigator-led" oncology trials
  • Value of "Investigator-led" oncology trials for society

3:30 pm

Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break

4:00 pm

  • Business case of approval and hospital permit highlights
  • Providing support / cooperation (funding, sponsored drugs/ medications)
  • Patient and subjects: Demography, Recruitment
  • The role of local coordinator: overcoming language and cultural barrier
  • Step by step approach in succeeding in Indonesia

4:30 pm

  • Challenges and opportunities for clinical research in Malaysia
  • Advantage in investigations, patient population, infrastructure
  • Facilities, infrastructure and personnel in healthcare system
  • Ethical concerns, approval process and regulations for clinical research
  • Clinical research leaders' recruitment expertise
  • Optimizing patient recruitment
  • Best practices that can be used to ensure patients' compliance
  • Best practices in selecting clinical research sites

5:30 pm

Chairperson's Summary of the Day and End of Conference Day 1

9:00 am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks


9:05 am

Japan- Pioneering Patient Centricity Initiative -Valuable Insights

Dr. Norie Miki-Yasuda, Head of Japan Clinical Operations Division. Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K., Japan

10:10 am

  • Framework of good practices for global project management
  • Managing external and internal teams
  • Stakeholder management through CROs
  • Overall outsourcing project Management

10:40 am

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

11:10 am

CRO's Perspective: Digitalisation Impact Areas - Trial Design, Patient Recruitment, Patient Centricity, Site Monitoring, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Based Clinical Data Warehouses

11:40 am

  • Conditional approval – an emerging as a paradigm to speed up drug development and accessibility to new critical treatments
  • Key merits and criticalities of this approach


12:10 pm

Moving Beyond Immuno-Oncology: a small molecule strategy

Harish Dave, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Aum Biosciences, Singapore

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

  • History of therapy (laser and injections)
  • Intravitreal and Subtenon delivery of medications (Triamcinolone, Bevacizumab, Aflibercept)
  • Anatomical and Functional Success
  • Our experience in conducting clinical trials

2:00 pm

Case Study in Infectious Disease Using Molecular Endpoints to Accelerate Clinical Trials through the Development of Molecular Endpoints

Raphael Zellweger, Scientific Director, The Viral Research and Experimental Medicine Centre @ SingHealth Duke-NUS (ViREMiCS)


2:30 pm

  • Opportunity and business expansion
  • Regulatory challenges and applications
  • Technology and site selection
  • Cost control and managing project
  • Case study

3:00 pm

  • Speeding up studies with eTMF Systems
  • Trial Management when TMF subcontracted to CRO
  • Organising TMF when the trial is multi-country or multi-centre
  • Trial data storage, security and quality

3:30 pm

Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break


4:10 pm

  • Top line innovation trends and implications
  • Drug research and development environment in the long term
  • Impact of M&A activity and investment on industry
  • Emerging pharma business models, broadening value propositions, and sustainable revenue models

5:00 pm

Chairperson's Summary of the Day and End of Conference

* 活动内容有可能不事先告知作更动及调整。


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Ho Weng Si

Director, Biomedical Sciences Group, Economic Development Board, Singapore

Nik Leist

Senior Director, Ingestible Sensor Manufacturing/Site Leader, Proteus Digital Health, USA

Enver Erkan

Country Manager, Pfizer Singapore

Alexis Serlin

Asia Cluster Head, Novartis

Miguel Angel Rivera Tapia

Global Digital Innovation Lead, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland

How Ti-Hwei

Country President, AstraZeneca, Singapore

Pablo Graiver

Co-founder & CEO, Antidote, United Kingdom

Clarence Khoo

Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Takeda Development Center (Asia)

Ajay Tiku

Region Medical Head, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMA), Novartis

Dennis Teng

JAPAC Immunology Gastro TA Assoc. Director AbbVie, Singapore

Robert Kerle

Senior Director, Clinical Operations, Asia Pacific, IQVIA

Fuqu Wang

Director, R&D Operations Innovation Leader, The Janssen Pharmaceutical, United States

Teoh Yee Leong

Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Clinical Research Institute

Hazel Dy Tioco

Asia Pacific Regional Director, Study Management and Logistics, Sanofi, Philippines

Dr. Martin Hertanto

Dept. of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia

Tah Pei Chien

Principal Investigator, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia

Naresh Gupta

M.D., Director- Professor, Maulana Azad Medical College, Chief, Haemophilia Centre &Network Coordinator for Haemophilia, India, Principal Investigator, Maulana Azad Medical College & Lok Nayak Hospital

Dr. Anggun Ramayudantha

Vitreoretina Specialist and Lecturer in Dept. of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia

Dr. Norie Miki-Yasuda

Head of Japan Clinical Operations Division. Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K., Japan

Alex Goh

Head, Regional Clinical Quality and Medical Quality, Asia Pacific, GSK, Singapore

Sow Wei Wong

Legal Counsel Takeda Global Research & Development Centre (Asia)

Ning Xu

Executive Vice President, Head of Clinical and Regulatory, ZaiLab, China

Yongho Oh

Regional Clinical PM and ISS PM for Asia, JPAC & China, Sanofi Pasteur, Singapore

Vincenzo Teneggi

Senior Medical Director, D3 (Drug Discover & Development) A*STAR, Singapore

Harish Dave

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Aum Biosciences, Singapore

Raphael Zellweger

Scientific Director, The Viral Research and Experimental Medicine Centre @ SingHealth Duke-NUS (ViREMiCS)

Yaron Turpaz

Chief Data & Technology Officer, Managing Director, Global Gene Corp, Singapore



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