Event Calendar
Chapter Chairpersons:

Kathi Durdon, CCRP
Phone: 315 464 9290

Donna Williams, CCRP
Phone: 315 464 6484

New York State

New York State SOCRA Chapter Spring Program
Friday, March 15, 2019 
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Welch Allyn Lodge
4355 State Street Rd, Skaneateles Falls, NY
8:00 - 8:25: Sign-In and Networking

8:25 - 8:30: Welcome and Introduction, Donna Williams and Kathi Durdon, SOCRA NYS Chapter Chairs
8:30 - 12:00: Workshop: Build a Better Budget to Ensure Trial Success, Kelly M. Willenberg, DBA, RN, CCRP, CHRC, CHC, Kelly Willenberg & Associates
This half-day workshop will discuss the key drivers of budget development, provide a step-by-step approach to building a budget and review tips for better collaborative negotiations.
(Break 10:00 - 10:15)
12:00: Lunch and Networking
12:50 - 1:50: Project Management, Jot Chahal, Sr. Manager, Strategic Marketing, Welch Allyn
This presentation will discuss the basics of project management and how project management principles can be implemented to effectively execute clinical research and trials. Project management melds strategy with execution and includes communication, leadership, negotiation and management of risk and timelines.
1:50 - 2:50: Pediatric Clinical Research, Amrita Dosanjh, MD, Pediatric Pulmonologist/Pediatrics
Pediatric Clinical Research involves unique considerations for children involved in clinical studies.
This talk will outline the distinct requirements involved in conducting research involving children 
and discuss the risk and benefit analysis for Pediatric specific studies and the regulatory
2:50 - 3:00: Program Wrap-Up
RSVP: You can attend in person or via conference call-in. If you would like to attend, please request and send completed Attendee Form to: durdonk@upstate.edu or willidon@upstate.edu.
As SOCRA Chapters are not allowed to accept any funds/payments, all catering fees must be paid directly to the catering vendor:
  • Attending in Person: payment of the $43.00 catering fee is expected the day of the program. Please plan to pay by credit card or check. If paying by check - payable to "Eurest Dining Services." If you are a Welch Allyn employee, you can provide your cost center number on the Attendee Form or provide on the day of the program.
  • If you need to send your check in advance, checks payable to "Eurest Dining Services" can be mailed to: The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4355 State Street Rd., Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153, Re: SOCRA Spring Chapter Program.
  • If you are attending via conference call-in, there is no charge to attend and the call-in number to be provided prior to program.
CE: SOCRA continuing education approved for 5.25 hours for this program. SOCRA accepts documentation of candidate participation in continuing education programs for re-certification for programs applicable to clinical research regulations, operations or management, or to the candidate's clinical research therapeutic area.
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