A New Era:

This will be a truly unique opportunity to leap into the modernized era and advance British Columbia as a world‐class destination for clinical trials.

The Modernization of Clinical Trials 2020 conference, hosted by Clinical Trials BC (June 17-18, 2020 at Vancouver Convention Centre West) will showcase regulatory modernization, new approaches in trial design, and workforce innovation & leadership. This event offers keynote lectures, workshops in advanced research team development, new investigator training and sessions designed to stimulate engagement & planning through moderated focus groups.

  • Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Alison Orth if you, or your organization, are interested in sponsoring the conference.

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Keynote Speaker:

Allan Hackshaw image - keynote speaker

Keynote speaker Allan Hackshaw is Professor of Epidemiology & Medical Statistics at University College London, and Deputy Director of the Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre. Allan has also published 150 articles in journals and book chapters, plus sole or first author of four textbooks, including ‘A Concise Guide to Clinical Trials’ (Wiley/Blackwells). He is involved in postgraduate courses (on evidence-based medicine) at UCL, London School of Economics and Harvard.




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About Clinical Trials BC

Clinical Trials BC strengthens BC’s capacity and competitiveness for attracting world-class clinical trials. As part of the British Columbia Academic Health Science Network, our mission is to maximize the health, educational, and economic benefits of clinical trials to the citizens of BC.

*Special thanks to Cindy Trytten, Director of Research and Capacity Building at Island Health, who kindly provided the conference artwork visible in our page header.*