TriNetX Summit 2018

September 25 – 26, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts

Where Healthcare Organizations and Industry Meet

Join us for the TriNetX Summit, our second annual users conference held September 25-26, 2018 at Hotel Commonwealth in Boston. The two-day, invitation-only event will bring the global community of TriNetX members together to network, learn from the experience and success of peers, explore the creation of real-world evidence, and guide the company’s product roadmap including design, enhancements and development timelines.

The Liberty Hotel


Executives and scientists focused on clinical research and the generation of real world evidence.

Learn from Thought Leaders Representing

Monday, September 24, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception & Member Spotlight

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

7:00 am – 7:30 am


7:30 am – 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Opening Address

Gadi Lachman, Chief Executive Officer, TriNetX

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Preemptive Actions in Protocol Design that Improve Feasibility

Chris Conklin, Director of Feasibility Center of Excellence, Pfizer


Otis Johnson, PhD, MPA, Vice President, Feasibility & Clinical Informatics, ICON


Craig Mackerness, PhD, CEBA, R&D Manager, Southend University Hospital NHS Trust


Jurran Wilson, Program Lead | Clinical Research Navigator, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Children’s National Health System


Jennifer Stacey, Vice President of Clinical Sciences, TriNetX


10:00 am – 10:30 am

Networking Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

TriNetX Roadmap

Steve Kundrot, Chief Technology Officer, TriNetX


11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Networking Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Rapid-Fire Research Studies

  • Prostate Cancer: Discovering Similarities and Differences in Screening and Treatment Patterns that May Contribute to Worsening Outcomes

Jack London, PhD, Research Professor of Cancer Biology, Thomas Jefferson University and Director of Informatics, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center


Corinna Mossop, Research & Development Manager, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust


  • Using RWD to Investigate the Risk of Hemorrhage in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients with Co-Occurring Atrial Fibrillation

Seth Kuranz, MPH, Epidemiologist, Clinical Sciences, TriNetX


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

  • Data Expansion: Where, How & Why

Thomas Campion, PhD, Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research, Director, Research Informatics, Weill Cornell Medicine


Heath Davis, Lead Application Developer & Project Manager, University of Iowa


Mattie Tenzer, Director, Health Analytics, Carilion Clinic


Karl Schoppe, Vice President of Technical Services, TriNetX


  • The Art & Science of Site Requests that Get Results

Shirley Helm, Manager of Clinical Research Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University


Ellen Lindner, Clinical Operations Specialist, University of Pennsylvania


Dixie Thompson, Clinical Research Manager, University of Utah


Rachael Higgins, Vice President of Account Management, TriNetX




3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Networking Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Randomized Clinical Trials & Real-World Evidence: Competitive or Complimentary

Iksha Herr, Director, Real-World Evidence Data & Analytics, Medical Evidence and Observational Research at AstraZeneca


David Martin, MD, Associate Director for Real-World Evidence Analytics, CDER Office of Medical Policy, FDA


Dave Thompson, PhD, Senior Vice President, Real-World Evidence and Late Phase Research, Syneos Health


Manfred Stapff, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, TriNetX


7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Dinner Cruise on Boston Harbor

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

6:00 am – 6:30 am

Rise & Run

6:30 am – 7:30 am


8:00 am – 9:00 am

Networking Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Asia-Pacific: The New Research Frontier

Vicky DiBiaso, Associate Vice President; Global Head Clinical Operations Strategy & Collaboration, Sanofi


David Kempson, Chief Information Officer, Mater Health Services


Taka-Aki Sato, PhD, Director R&D Center for Precision Medicine, University of Tsukuba


DongKyu Kim, Research Associate Professor, Yonsei University Health System


Shao Wei “Sean” Lam, Senior Analytics Manager, SingHealth


10:00 am – 10:30 am

Networking Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Breakout Sessions

  • Recruitment: From Patient Count to Enrolled Subject

Pam Christie, Senior Project Manager, Research Recruitment & Stakeholder Engagement, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Signe Denmark, Associate Director Research Opportunities & Collaborations, Office of Clinical Research, Medical University of South Carolina


Madeline Gibson, Program Manager, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Elizabeth Grodin, Senior Account Manager, TriNetX


  • Best Practices in Organizational Roll-Out and User Adoption

Sandy Saposnik, Project Manager, Process and Technology Optimization, Global Development Operations, Novartis

Steve Shimek, Director of R&D Knowledge Management, Allergan


Jim Phillips, Director of Account Management, TriNetX


11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Gadi Lachman, Chief Executive Officer, TriNetX

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Brewery Lunch



2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Fenway Park Tour


Hotel Commonwealth

The Location

Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Our hotel room block at Hotel Commonwealth is SOLD OUT.
Please search for nearby hotels in Boston.




Registration is CLOSED. This is an invitation-only event for TriNetX members.
Registration is complimentary. Attendees are responsible for their own travel expenses.


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