The premier continuing education and networking event for clinical research professionals.
ACRP 2018 is the venue for learning the practical strategies, best practices, and creative solutions needed to improve clinical trial quality.
Each year the Association of Clinical Research Professionals brings the clinical research community together to learn, connect, and explore opportunities to drive excellence in clinical research.
BONUS – Take ACRP 2018 back to the office with one year of online access to all recorded continuing education sessions, slides, and handouts.
Expo at ACRP 2018
Stop by for coffee, lunch, and happy hour! And don't miss the Expo Opening Celebration on Friday from 5:00-6:30pm (details).
Meet with 100+ leading organizations providing clinical research solutions.
Expo Hall open Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29 during the following hours only:
Schedule meetings with exhibitors before you arrive at ACRP by contacting organizations directly from their online profiles.
ACRP supports clinical research professionals through membership, training and development, and certification. Founded in 1976, ACRP is a Washington, DC-based non-profit organization with more than 13,000 members who work in clinical research in more than 70 countries.
Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Scott Gottlieb was sworn in as the 23rd Commissioner of Food and Drugs on May 10, 2017. Dr. Gottlieb is a physician, medical policy expert, and public health advocate who previously served as the FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs and before that, as a senior advisor to the FDA Commissioner.
MD, MBA, Executive Director, Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative
Learn about collaborative initiatives to tackle the most pressing challenges facing clinical development. Executive leadership from the organizations driving clinical research quality improvement through process and technology change initiatives will discuss initiatives ranging from investigator qualification and GCP mutual recognition to quality by design, mobile clinical trials, and more.
Executive Director, Clinical Operations, AstraZeneca
Learn about collaborative initiatives to standardize professional competence and career paths in clinical research. Attendees will learn about the Core Competence Framework for Clinical Trial Monitoring and hear a case study on its use in AstraZeneca’s initiative to internalize its monitoring program. Updates on development of the Core Competence Framework for Clinical Research Coordinators will also be shared.