Collaboration, Education and Fun in the Sun: Why You Should Attend the 2020 Spring Onsemble Conference

Ryan Monte
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Forte
February 11th, 2020

The 2020 Spring Onsemble Conference is rapidly approaching, with only five weeks left until hundreds of clinical research professionals meet in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL to share best practices, network with peers and enjoy some fun in the sun.

Like every Onsemble Conference, it will also offer dozens of valuable educational sessions led by industry experts. Nearly all sessions at our Spring Conference qualify for continuing education units (CEUs), with 36 sessions qualifying for ACRP credits, and 30 from the California Board of Nursing and SOCRA. Visit the conference website today to learn more about the conference, view the full agenda and register.

Dozens of Valuable Sessions Led by Industry Experts

Designed with Forte customers in mind, the conference focuses on topics aligned with operational roles and common challenges throughout the clinical research industry. Here are just a few of the valuable, CEU-eligible sessions attendees can choose from:

  • Creating and Maintaining an OnCore QC Program
  • Demystifying FDA Part 11 Regulations and Preparing Institutions for Compliance
  • Ready, Set…Finance! Gamifying OnCore to Spark Understanding
  • Meeting the Challenges of Clinical Research in the Community Health System Setting
  • How to Survive an Acquisition and Keep Your Research Program Running
  • Change Agent: Using OnCore to Build Trust
  • Optimization of Financial Management and the Trial Lifecycle

Interactive Workshops for All Levels of Experience

In addition to classroom-style sessions, the Onsemble Conference also includes interactive workshops on a variety of topics. Newcomers to the Onsemble Community can kick off their conference experience with a hands-on OnCore 101 workshop, as well as an all-encompassing Getting the Most out of Onsemble session, preparing them for the week ahead.

For Onsemble veterans, a three-part, interactive analytics workshop will provide a variety of use cases to help attendees leverage data related to accruals, financials, activation timelines and more. Using the Forte Insights analytics platform, attendees will walk through exercises using their own institutional data, identifying areas for improvement and opportunities to better achieve their organizational objectives.

Opportunities to Collaborate on the Industry’s Biggest Challenges

The Onsemble Conference provides a unique setting to collaborate with peers from more than 50 academic institutions. Topics range from establishing Forte solutions best practices to fundamentally challenging current business processes used across the industry. Additionally, the sessions, workshops, networking events and recreational time all provide an opportunity for attendees to make meaningful, lasting connections spanning the research operations spectrum.

A Perfect Balance of Education and Enjoyment

For those currently braving the winter months, The Sawgrass Marriott Resort and Spa provides a welcome respite, as well as an amazing backdrop to the Onsemble Conference. In addition to soaking up some sunshine, attendees have the opportunity to attend a welcome reception and conference dinner, small-group breakout sessions and even morning yoga. Whether or not you’re a golfer, our final night dinner at the TPC Sawgrass Golf Club combines great food and drink. Complemented with a beautiful view of the legendary PLAYERS Stadium Course, it ensures an enjoyable night for all.