Conference Schedule

See the 2021 Annual Conference schedule below.  The full 2021 conference agenda is coming soon!


Wednesday, September 22, 2021

CCRP Certification Preparation and GCP Review Course*

8:00 am to 4:30 pm - Course Registration and Session

  • Requires separate registration
  • This course is developed by planners independent of the certification committee

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Certification Examination*

7:30 am to 12:00 pm - Examination Registration and Session

  • Requires separate registration.  Registration Deadline to apply is August 12, 2021.

Preconference Workshop Seminars

12:30 pm to 5:15 pm - Pre-conference seminar registration and sessions

  • Preparing for the FDA Clinical Investigator Site Inspection
  • IRBs and the Informed Consent Process
  • Legal Issues Involving Researchers, Including Fraud and Misconduct
  • The Ins and Outs of Publishing and Presenting Research Results with Pizzazz
  • Clinical Research Administration, Budgeting, Contract Negotiation and Finance: A Site’s Perspective
  • GCP 101: A Workshop for the New Study Coordinator
  • Statistics in Clinical Research: Understanding Protocols and Statistical References
  • Device Research Regulatory Basics
  • Project Management & Process Standardization in Clinical Trials
  • Risk-Based Management - Principles and Practices for Successful Management of Clinical Research
  • SOP Development and Implementation
  • Investigator-Initiated Sponsored Research (IISR)
  • Optimal Site Start-Up
  • ClinicalTrials.gov Administration
Welcome Reception and Registration

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Reception and Registration for Attendees, Speakers, Exhibitors, Poster Presenters and SOCRA Board of Directors. Exhibitor Booths will be open to attendees.


Friday, September 24, 2021

General Session

7:30 am to 5:00 pm - Registration 
8:00 am to 8:30 am - Continental Breakfast 
8:30 am to 12:15 pm - Welcome, Introduction and Opening Plenary Session
10:00 am to 10:30 am - Morning Break with Exhibits and Posters
10:00 am to 5:00 pm - Exhibits and Poster Hall Opens 
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm - Luncheon with Exhibits and Posters 
1:15 pm to 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions
2:50 pm to 3:25 pm - Afternoon Break with Exhibits & Posters

Night Out Event (Optional)*
6:00 pm - (Optional)
  • Requires Separate Registration

Saturday, September 25, 2021

7:30 am to 5:00 pm - Registration
8:00 am to 8:30 am - Continental Breakfast
8:30 am to 5:20 pm - Breakout Sessions
10:05 am to 10:50 am - Morning Break with Exhibits & Posters
10:05 am to 4:00 pm - Exhibits and Poster Hall Open
12:25 pm to 1:40 pm - Luncheon / Exhibit and Poster Session
12:40 pm to 1:30 pm - Chapter Orientation Roundtable and Luncheon
3:15 pm to 3:45 pm - Afternoon Break with Exhibits & Posters


Sunday, September 26, 2021

General Session

 8:00 am to 8:30 am - Continental Breakfast
8:30 am to 8:40 am - Poster Recognition Award Presentation
8:40 am to 12:00 pm - Closing Plenary
9:50 am to 10:10 am - Morning Break
12:00 pm - Program Adjourns


The course is developed by planners independent of the certification committee