Past event: CROWN Congress

Improve the Design and Execution of Clinical Trials through Disruptive Technology

The 9th CROWN Congress is the leading industry event to discuss clinical operations challenges, trends, and best practices. By deep diving into the role of the clinical professional, we will touch on relevant topics such as disruptive technology, data management, regulation overview, and the effects that the operations role has on clinical trials. Through innovative technology, enhanced sponsor partnerships, and a focus on patient experience strategies, our mission is to improve the design and execution of clinical trials.

You will not want to miss this elite gathering of innovative clinical professionals. Join us today!


This conference is designed for professionals from pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies; CROs; and other service providers involved with developing, executing, managing, and optimizing clinical trials. Attendees' job responsibilities include:
  • Clinical Operations
  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Development
  • Clinical Outsourcing/Vendor Selection and Management
  • Clinical Management/Oversight
  • Clinical Quality
  • Clinical Compliance
  • Clinical innovation
  • Clinical technology
  • Blockchain
  • Patient Recruitment/ Engagement/Enrollment
  • Study Management/Clinical Project Management
  • Good Clinical Practice/GCP
  • Clinical Monitoring
  • Clinical Data Management
  • Clinical Trial Design
  • Clinical Site Selection/Contracting/Management
  • Clinical Sourcing/Strategic Sourcing/Procurement
  • AI
  • Inspection Readiness
  • Trail Excellences
  • Procurement


  • Caryn Barnett, Endocyte, Vice President, Clinical Operations
  • Christina Brennan, MD, MBA, Northwell Health, VP, Clinical Research
  • Kathie Clark, Ennov, Product Director, CTMS
  • Deborah Collyar, Patient Advocates In Research (PAIR), President
  • Debbie Cote, Coherus BioSciences, Senior Director Clinical Operations
  • Mary Elmer, Merck, Director, Patient Caregiver, Consumer Experience
  • Betsy Fallen, SAFE-Biopharma Association, Consultant
  • Ran Frenkel, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Chief Development Operations Officer
  • Kenneth Getz, TUFTS CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF DRUG DEVELOPMENT; CISCRP, Director of Sponsored Programs, Research Associate Professor (PHCM);...
  • Colleen Graham, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Director, Clinical Development Operations
  • Camisha Harge, Coherus BioSciences, Vice President, Clinical Operations
  • Mitchell Katz, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Vice President, Development Operations
  • Aryn Knight, B.S., CCRP, TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE, Administrative Director, Center for Clinical Research
  • Jim Kremidas, Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), Executive Director
  • Craig Lipset, Pfizer, Former Head, Clinical Innovation
  • Amy Lounsbury, Minnesota Gastroenterology P.A. Inc, Clinical Research Director
  • Matt Lowery, ACRP-CP, CCRC, Suncoast Neuroscience Associates, Director of Clinical Research
  • Brigid McTague, Janssen, Head, Strategic Partnerships Global Clinical Development Operations...
  • Matthew Michela, Life Image, President and CEO
  • Lauren Murphy, Independent Contractor, Sr. Clinical Research Consultant
  • Amy Neubauer, Alkermes, Director, Data Quality Oversight
  • Barbara A. Novak, Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Development, Senior Manager, Clinical Operations
  • Catina O'Leary, Health Literacy Media (HLM), President & CEO
  • Casey E. Orvin, Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), President
  • Rich Polgar, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Director, Global Procurement
  • Vera Pomerantseva, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Senior Central Monitoring Lead
  • Debbie Profit, Otsuka, Vice President, OIT
  • Christine Sawicki, CVS Health, Director Specialty Clinical Innovation
  • Dr. Kelly Shanahan, Patient Advocate
  • Panna Sharma, Lantern Pharma, Chief Executive Officer & President
  • Cassandra R. Smith, Janssen Research & Development, Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials Lead
  • Michael Song, AstraZeneca, Head of Device Functionality, Safety, and Digital Connectivity
  • Jovonni R. Spinner, MPH, CHES, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE), Senior Public Health Advisor
  • Denise Steckel, Genentech, Head, Clinical Collaborations Management
  • Linda Vineski, Merck, Associate Director, GCP Inspection Management
  • Patrick Zbyszewski, Onconova, Vice President, Data Management

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Sheraton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort
12205 S Apopka Vineland Rd, 32836
Orlando, FL

The group rate is available until Friday, January 3rd, 2020. Please book your room early as rooms available at this rate are limited.  To make reservations guests can call 1-800-423-3297 and request the negotiated rate for this January Meetings. To make reservations online, click here.
Event details
Organizer : ExL
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21709