SCDM EMEA Conference 2019

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SCDM EMEA Leadership Forum & Conference 2019

Berlin, Germany  |  23-25 October 2019

Dear Clinical Data Management Friends!

Following three highly successful EMEA Leadership Forums, SCDM is pleased to invite you to the 2019 SCDM EMEA Leadership Forum, taking place on 23 October in Berlin, Germany, during the SCDM EMEA Conference 2019 on the 24-25 October.

Like on the previous occasions, the SCDM EMEA Leadership Forum will focus on the strategic discussions within clinical data management that will prepare our organizations for the future. Considering the level of experience of the audience, it will me a highly interactive meeting, with relatively short introductions followed by a discussion, led by a panel and involving the audience.

What is different this year, is that the Leadership Forum will be followed by the two-day SCDM EMEA Conference. The theme ‘Evolving Clinical Data Management’, will discuss many of the changes – present & future – in our industry. The topics are targeting experienced Clinical Data Management Professionals that can actively engage in discussions on the key challenges for Clinical Data Management in 2019:

  • CRO oversight: where is the sweet spot?
  • ICH E6 (R2): case studies on Implementation of Risk-based Monitoring, Central Data Review,
    Risk Indicators & Quality Tolerance Limits
  • Risk Based Quality Management in CDM: where can we focus (and defocus)?
  • Insight Generation as a new function within CDM; first ‘Citizen Data Scientists’ spotted?
  • Experiences with End-to-End data solutions
  • AI & Machine Learning: CDM 3.0?
  • Experiences with Inspections & Shifting regulatory focus; inspection readiness


See you in Berlin!


Note: the Leadership Forum is exclusively reserved to senior professionals, and it will be followed by the EMEA Conference, open to all professionals of data management.

Registration Fees

Registration Type Fees (excl. VAT)
EMEA Conference Member Registration Early Bird (Until 4 August 2019) 575€
EMEA Conference Member Registration Regular 625€
EMEA Conference Non-Member Registration Early Bird (Until 4 August 2019) 675€
EMEA Conference Non-Member Registration Regular 750€
Leadership Forum, 23 October 2019 – 1 day 500€
Leadership Forum + EMEA Conference   750€

Program & Speakers

SCDM EMEA Conference 2019 will have the honor and privilege to host various and prepared experts of the field.

Andy LawtonConsultant-Risk Based Approach Ltd

Andy Lawton has extensive experience in computing, statistics, data management, RDC, system design, Quality Management, Risk Based Approach in both CSV and clinical trials.

He is currently consultant and director of Risk Based Approach Ltd. Previously, Andy held a variety of positions in the NHS and Pharmaceutical industry.  Andy was a Founding Committee Member of ACDM and TransCelerate RBM work stream.  Publications include the TransCelerate papers in the TIRS Journal, for which he won “best author of the year 2015 and 2016.

Bill ByromeClinical Product Strategist-Signant Health

Bill Byrom has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for 28 years.

Combining practical experience of roles within clinical development with a keen interest in leveraging technology, Bill is a key strategic thinker helping to shape the direction and application of eClinical solutions. Bill is a thought leader in patient-facing technologies including electronic patient-reported outcome solutions, the use of wearables and connected devices, and new novel technology-derived endpoints.

Richard DaviesSolution Expert-CluePoints

Richard Davies is an experienced Vice President

Solutions with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), IT Strategy, Professional Services, Data Warehousing, and Software Industry. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor Of Science focused in Computer Science from De Montfort University.

Bruce HellmanCEO & Co-Founder-uMotif

Bruce co-founded uMotif in 2012, uMotif’s software platform tackles increasingly unaffordable health systems by engaging patients in self-management of their Long Term Conditions and post-operative recovery. Bruce is one of Computer Weekly’s UKtech50 Rising Stars 2013, won the Cisco BIG awards, and was nominated by Real Business magazine as one of the ’30 to watch in mobile’. The uMotif platform is clinically-proven and validated for clinical trials, having been deployed in 21 clinical conditions across the world, capturing 65 million data points from over 20,000 patients.

Dr. Benedikt EgersdöerferGlobal Data Sciences and Analytics-Bayer

With over 25 years of experience in clinical research and the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Egersdörfer has been instrumental in founding and leading departments responsible for the acquisition, integration, analysis, and reporting of data used in the Drug Development and Drug Safety space.
After earning his PhD in Chemistry from the University in Bochum, Dr. Egersdörfer started his pharma carrier in Drug Safety with Schwarz Pharma, where he took care of drug safety data operations and technology. He later established a Global Data Operations department for Schwarz Pharma including Data Management, Statistical Programming and Biostatistics. Over the following years he led Global Data Operations and Data Sciences functions for UCB and PAREXEL.
Today, he is leading the Global Data Sciences and Analytics department for Bayer.


They proudly support the SCDM 2019 EMEA Conference:





For more information on how to support the Leadership Forum or  contact Florian Cartoux “”– plan your sponsorship activities!



The SCDM 2019 EMEA Conference is kindly hosted by Bayer AG, located at:

Bayer AG Division Pharmaceuticals Müllerstr, 178

13353 Berlin, Germany


The EMEA Steering committee has negotiated special room rates from hotels within a short walk to the conference venue. Direct links and booking form have been provided below.

Please kindly note that if you are considering the hotels listed here:

  • All reservations are subject to availability of the hotel, please register and plan your trip early to benefit from these special offers.
  • The prices listed are in Euros. You may find them on the booking form/link. Credit card booking only.
  • You can find the list of hotels below and the cut-off date for the special rates of each hotel. Cut of dates are handled on a first-come, first-served basis

Special rate applies by using the booking code: SCDM EMEA

Rates: Wednesday 23/10/2019 ∼ Single room 129€ / double room 149€

Rates: Thursday, 24/10/2019 ∼ Single room 129€ / double room 149€

Negotiated rates are closed!

Rates:Wednesday 23/10/2019 ∼ 141€

Rates: Thursday, 24/10/2019 ∼ 157€

cut-of-date: 25/09/2019


Rates: more info here.

Negotiated rates are closed!