SCRS Diversity Site Solutions Summit 2023

Austin, TX

March 30 - March 31, 2023

Austin, TX |

Join Parexel at the SCRS for the Diversity Site Solutions Summit in Austin, Texas. This critical DEI-focused program will explore the complexities, opportunities and innovations taking place within the clinical research enterprise.  Meet with our experts at booth #20 and hear us speak!

Panel discussion: Hot Topic: Is DCT Increasing Patient Access?

Date: March 30 
Time: 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Parexel panelist: Karen McIntyre, MSc, Sr. Director, Launch Office

Overview: The intention of decentralized and remote visit services is to increase trial diversity, but are they accomplishing that goal? This hot-topic panel discussion will evaluate if these technologies are truly increasing patient access to trials, and how they can be used to recruit underrepresented communities.

Speaking session: Understanding Site Nees Through the Diverstiy Site Assessment Tool

Date: March 30
Time: 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Parexel speaker: Brandon Doyle, MBA, Associate Site Alliance Director, World Wide Site Strategy (Global Site Solutions)

Overview: The SCRS Diversity Site Assessment Tool (DSAT) is quickly becoming an industry standard for understanding DE&I-related site capabilities, as well as a leading source of data for the industry on the needs of the site community. Come hear from the SCRS team and diversity working group members as they share how the tool is being used and how it impacts DE&I efforts in clinical trials.

Speaking session: Advocacy in Motion (LGBTQ+ Panel)

Date: March 31
Time: 9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Facilitator: Brandon Doyle, MBA, Associate Site Alliance Director, World Wide Site Strategy

Parexel panelist: Jane Thurston, Senior Patient Recruitment Lead

Overview: Individuals who represent diverse populations are essential advocates for advancing DE&I in our clinical trials, sharing a collective voice for their communities. Our panel will share perspectives from a variety of diverse communities and the needs of these populations in our trials and workforce.




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