Monday, March 18, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT


Tommy Douglas Conference Center 
10000 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20903

Second floor of Building 9 in Solidarity Hall (see complex map)

Driving Directions 

Parking is available on-site.


Cassandra Royal 

Enhancing the Incorporation of Patient Perspectives in Clinical Trials 

Registration for in-person attendance at the CTTI and the FDA's Public Workshop on Patient Engagement in Clinical Trials on March 18 is now closed. If time and space permit, onsite registration on the day of the public workshop will be provided beginning at 8:00 a.m.; however, we cannot guarantee that space will be available. You may still register to watch the workshop via live webcast. 

The purpose of the public workshop is to obtain patients, caregivers, industry representatives, academic researchers, and others' expert perspectives on:

  • Challenges and barriers to patients participating in clinical trials, and
  • Best practices and key considerations for enhancing the incorporation of patient perspectives on clinical trial access, design, conduct, and post-trial follow-up. 
Schedule of Events
9:00 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
9:30 a.m.
Session 1: Enhancing awareness and access
11:20 a.m.
Break for lunch
12:20 p.m.
Session 2: Design and conduct of patient-centric trials
2:10 p.m.
Afternoon break
2:20 p.m.
Session 3: Post-trial communication and engagement
4:10 p.m.
Recapping key themes and looking forward
5:00 p.m.

The full agenda can be viewed here.

Notes for Attendees

In-person Attendees

  • Registration is free and based on space availability, with priority given to early registrants. The deadline to register is March 11, 2019.
  • Due to limited seating, everyone expressing interest in attending may not be able to participate in person. We will establish a waitlist and notify participants if cancellations occur. 
  • Attendees requesting in-person participation will still be able to attend the webcast if not confirmed to attend in-person.
  • Please do not request in-person participation unless you are certain you can commit to traveling to Silver Spring to attend the workshop. If you need to change your registration commitment, please email Cassandra Royal at cassandra.royal@duke.edu.

Webcast Attendees

  • Participants will view the discussions on a live webcast. Opportunities to participate in live discussions will be limited. 
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