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11 AM - 5 PM EDT October 18-21 & 25-28. 70+ sessions in eight tracks: clinical operations & project management, quality & risk management; site management; contracts; budgets & billing; regulatory compliance; management & professional skills;  and special topics. 90+ CME, CNE, CLE, CCB and other contact hours (depending on type). Money-back satisfaction guarantee. To the extent practical given the pandemic, the conference will include an in-person, face-to-face component at the Millennium Biltmore in Los Angeles, California.
MAGI's Clinical Research vConference - Fall 2021
October 18-28, 2021
Conference Overview
Online, (10/18/21 - 10/28/21)
The gold standard and best value in clinical research
70+ sessions over eight days (11:00 AM-5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time) in eight tracks: clinical operations & project management, quality & risk management; site management; contracts; budgets & billing; regulatory compliance; management & professional skills; working; and special topics.
Session recordings will be available during the conference and for the following two weeks.
180+ speakers with diverse expertise and backgrounds
70+ continuing education contact hours (CME, CNE, CCB, CLE, other)
A Meeting that Matters...More Than Ever
Obtain practical tips and professional contacts that can pay off in a matter of days. At the last MAGI conference, participants gathered an average of 10 practical tips to implement in their own organizations. Is a MAGI conference right for you? To find out, click here. Read article: "Does It Pay to Attend Clinical Research Conferences?" Download and adapt attendance approval request letter.

If you are a clinical research novice or veteran; with a study sponsor, research site, or CRO; in a corporate, academic or other organization; you will find a coherent and comprehensive program that focuses on your current needs for timely and practical information. MAGI sessions emphasize practical tips based on real-life examples, with lots of interaction.
Our Guarantee

Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee. MAGI is the only clinical research conference that offers a money-back satisfaction guarantee (terms and conditions). Find out for yourself why 99% of participants are satisfied with MAGI conferences.

Attendees Prefer MAGI Conferences
  • 84% found MAGI's last virtual conference offered better value than other conferences of any type.
  • 86% found the conference more educational than other conferences of any type.
  • 89% found the conference more practical than other conferences of any type.
The conference will include special features to facilitate networking and promote lasting relationships. About half of the attendees will have leadership roles like CEO, vice president, or director. About three-quarters will have eight or more years of clinical research experience. Study sponsors will be split about 75% biopharma and 25% medical device. Sites will be almost evenly split between (a) academic medical centers, (b) health systems and community hospitals, and (c) independent sites and clinics. As a result, networking will very productive. Meet people from all sides of the table in an open, friendly and energetic environment. Help us build the clinical research community!
Continuing Education
90+ contact hours are available (depending on the type) at no extra charge for CME, CNE/CEU, CLE (self-application required in most states), CCB (CHC,CCEP,CHRC,CHPC), AAPC (CPB), ACRP (ACRP-CP,CCRA,CCRC,CPI), ASQ (ASO-CQA), CCIP (CIP), IAOP (COP), IIA (CIA), ICR (CPD), MAGI (CRCP), NAIM (CIM), NALA (CLA,CP), NCCPA (CME), NGMA (CGMS), PMI (PMP,PgPM), PMI (CMOM), PRIM&R (CIP), RACC (RAC), SCR (CCPM), SoCRA (CCRP), and SQA (RQAP) (not all pre-approved) Learn more
Personalized Schedule and Slide Book
Use our online system to create your own personalized schedule and book of conference materials, including a table of contents, customized certificate of attendance, and other useful information.
Keynote Sessions
Monday, April 26, 11 AM - 12 PM EST
KEYNOTE: How COVID-19 Has Relaunched Clinical Research: A Panel Discussion
The current pandemic is forcing changes and also inspiring innovations that will benefit clinical research for years to come.
     Jill Johnston - President, Clinical Services Organization - WCG (moderator)
     Lorena Gomez  - Director, Study Start Up Management - AbbVie  
     Kathryn King - Sr. Vice President, Clinical Development - Aptinyx, Inc.
     Karri Venn - President, Research - LMC-Manna Research

Monday, May 3, 11 AM - 12 PM EST
KEYNOTE: Diversity & Inclusion in Action: A Panel Discussion

Diversity and inclusion were hot topics last year. What can we do now to make them a reality?
     Quincy Byrdsong - Vice Provost for Health Affairs - Lipscomb University (moderator)
     Kristen Ballesteros - Sr. Data Science Lead, Site and Patient Access - Syneos Health
     Barbara Bierer - Faculty Director - Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital & Harvard University
     Freda Lewis-Hall - former Chief Patient Officer, Pfizer
Distinguished Faculty
Our distinguished faculty will include over 180 clinical research leaders, such as the following from the previous event:
Ahsan Awan - Vice President - Genlantis Diagnostics
John Baumann - Associate Vice President Research Compliance - Indiana University
Barbara Bierer - Faculty Director - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Quincy Byrdsong - Vice Provost for Health Affairs - Lipscomb University
Michael Casey - Executive Director - hyperCore International
Ros Cheetham - SVP Clinical Solutions and Strategic Partnerships - WCG Clinical Services
Norbert Clemens - Director - HOYA Surgical optics
Linda Coleman - Director, Human Research Protection Program - Yale University
Kimberly A. Dorsch - Director, Global Clinical Affairs - LifeNet Health
Antoinette Frankum - VP/Executive Director - CROMSOURCE, Inc.
Lorena Gomez - Director, Study Start Up Management - AbbVie
Laura Halloran - President & CEO - Halloran Consulting Group
Kelly Insignares - Regulatory Consultant - Inova Health System
Jasmina Jankicevic - Vice President, Medical Affairs - Premier Research
Jill Johnston - President, Study Planning & Site Optimization - WCG Clinical Services
Hassan Kadhim - Global Head of Clinical Trial Business Capabilities, Clinical Innovation, Industry Collaborations - Bristol Myers Squibb
Mary Rose Keller - Vice President, Clinical Operations - Acrivon Therapeutics
Kathryn King - Sr. Vice President, Clinical Development - Aptinyx, Inc.
Michael Koren - CEO and Medical Director - Encore Research Group
Emmanuel Lazaro - Head of Clinical Operations - Jounce Therapeutics
Freda Lewis-Hall - Former Chief Patient Officer of Pfizer - INTELMED
Craig Lipset - Advisor and Founder - Clinical Innovation Partners
John Maloy - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Management - Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport
Don Mankoff - Vice President, Legal & Associate General Counsel - PTC Therapeutics
Lilith Mist - Executive Director, Clinical Research, ID & Vaccines - Merck
David Morin - Director of Research - Holston Medical Group
Laura Odwazny - Senior Attorney - US Department of Health and Human Services
Chrystal Oley - M Site Development Lead - AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Nicole Osborn - CEO - Meridian Clinical Research
Rosanne Petros - Associate Director, Global Clinical Trials Management - Merck
Alissa Pointer - Manager, SSU & Regulatory - Syneos Health
Katrina Ruth - Sr Clinical Program Manager - Medtronic
Eve Sakran - Director of Clinical Research Operations Office - Georgetown University Medical Center
Judith Skroback - Affiliated IRB Member - Advarra
Sandy Smith - Senior Vice President, Clinical Solutions & Strategic Partnering - WCG Clinical Services
William B. Smith - CEO - Alliance for Multispecialty Research, LLC
Sujatha Sridhar - Executive Director, Research Compliance - University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston
Terry Stubbs - Chief Executive Officer - ActivMed Research and Practices, LLC
Karri Venn - President, Research - LMC-Manna Research
David Vulcano - Vice President, Clinical Research Compliance & Integrity - HCA Healthcare
Kelly Willenberg - President - Kelly Willenberg & Associates

Speaking Opportunities
Some MAGI speakers are world-renowned experts in their fields; others are just experts. What they all have in common is a passion for clinical research and the generosity to share what they know. To speak at a MAGI conference, click here. To learn more about speaking, click here.
About MAGI
MAGI is streamlining clinical research by standardizing best practices for clinical research operations, business and regulatory compliance. Our 10,000+ members represent clinical research sponsors, sites and CROs. "MAGI" is pronounced with "G" as in Georgia and "I" as in Ireland. Norman M. Goldfarb, CRCP, founder and chairman of MAGI, is organizing and chairing this conference. Learn more. MAGI is a subsidiary of WCG, the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research.