Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) 32nd Annual Conference is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) and will be held from Sep 29 - Oct 01, 2023, at Montreal Convention Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Program Description:
This conference will offer current information, tools, best practices, and training to assure that you’re up-to-date and compliant in your clinical research practice. The program will feature opening and closing plenary sessions, 6 educational tracks, a peer-driven poster program, an award competition, and sponsor and exhibit opportunities. 

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:
• Discuss best practices, tips, and tricks for new Clinical Research Associates
• Discuss how to create effective strategies in a remote training environment
• Discuss the benefits of adopting an electronic regulatory documentation system
• Discuss the challenges of conducting multicenter clinical trials at satellite sites
• Discuss principles of leadership in clinical research
• Discuss how to revamp your workflows, including finances, regulatory, management, and training in a resource-limited institution
• Discuss the regulatory requirements for ClinicalTrials.gov
• Discuss the critical leader attributes for managing and implementing workforce development
• Discuss the variety of tools and benefits in REDCap that can be utilized for the collection of research data
• Discuss resources for researching medical devices using databases maintained by the US, EU, and other health authorities
• Discuss the importance of clinical trial population diversity to understanding a new therapy’s benefit-risk profile, as well as practical approaches to improving the inclusiveness of clinical trials
• Discuss Education Partnership Models that lead to successful recruitment opportunities
• Discuss the successes in utilizing e-consenting, especially in community-based research
• Discuss issues of paying research participants
• Discuss misconduct in clinical trials and the possible consequences of a clinical research coordinator's intentional misconduct
• Discuss the often overlooked issues that affect research study budgets
• Discuss the use of technology and administrative data to streamline clinical trial conduct
• Discuss monitoring best practices, new tips, and tools
• Discuss the role of virtual tools in Human Ethics Committee (HEC) meetings
• Discuss fundamentals of project management in an easily comprehensive manner utilizing Project Management Institute’s (PMI) terminology and best practices
• Discuss the use of The Expert Problem to generate clear communication in clinical research

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.


Registrations Open
11 Jan, 2023
Registrations Open
Registrations Ends
21 Aug, 2023
Registration Ends
Event Start Date
29 Sep, 2023
Event Start Date
Event End Date
01 Oct, 2023
Event End Date


PhysicianClinical Research and DevelopmentClinical Researchers


Research and Clinical Research


Montreal Convention Centre
1001 Pl. Jean-Paul-Riopelle
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