SCDM – through its remarkable international Annual Conference – has been championing clinical data management (CDM) excellence since 1994 with the goal of providing the benchmark for CDM knowledge and education that drives progress in the industry

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24th SCDM Annual Conference

We run the SCDM Annual Conference for anyone in the clinical data management industry who believes in applying thought leadership and practical content to advance the role of CDMs. The SCDM Annual Conference exists to drive progress across the world and to support the evolution from Clinical Data Management toward Clinical Data Science.

At SCDM 2022, you can expect a meeting of minds, practical insights, workshops, big idea presentations and, of course, exciting debate formats to encourage the sharing of the latest insights and learnings for greatest impact, between industry experts from all over the world.

10 September

Regular rates deadline

22 August

Conference App Live

Our annual conference typically features:


Key Topics Outstanding CDM education

AI + Cognitive Tech
  • How to measure success in a decentralized trial
  • The Journey to Responsible and Ethical AI
  • Federated learning: a collaborative effort to achieve Smart Healthcare
  • Good Machine Learning Practice
  • Automating Data Classification & Practical Data Use Cases for AI/ML

AI + Cognitive Tech

RB-CDM + Data Integrity
  • Data Management-Driven Change in the RBM to RBQM Transformation
  • Measuring and maintaining high quality on Clinical Trial Data. Is CDM doing enough?
  • RBQM: Kicking the can down the road OR smart/efficient focused reviews?
  • Data Analytics - Protecting Data Integrity, Endpoints and Patient Safety

RB-CDM + Data Integrity

Tech-led innovation + Analytics
  • Leveraging Metadata to Accelerate Clinical Trials
  • Snapshot of Clinical Data Management Across the Globe
  • Using HL7 FHIR to Automate Clinical Trial Data Transfers
  • Raising Our Standards: Collaboration and Technology for External Vendor Data
  • Is EDC era coming to an end?
  • How Imaging Quality Control Automation Improves Your Endpoint Data
  • The FHIR Standard as the eSource strategy going forward

Tech-led innovation + Analytics

Regulations + Standards

• Reality Leaves a Lot to the Imagination, Doesn’t It?

Regulations + Standards

DCTs + Efficiencies
  • DCT-More than Buzz-Real-world Examples of Large Scale DCT
  • Decentralized Clinical Trials - An Introduction and Overview

DCTs + Efficiencies

CDS + Transformation
  • Creating a Data Science Infrastructure for Data Management
  • Evolving Data Manager - Data science is no longer novelty
  • Covid-19 Data---Clinical Trials Meet Public Health

CDS + Transformation

Human + Machine

• Pecha Kucha 20x20 – Create Your Own Personal Brand

• Talent Shortages in CDM. What You Can Do About It

Human + Machine

Wild card

•RWE/RWD/Registries/Natural History Studies-How do I make sense of it all?

• Rocket fuel for future clinical research

• Reimagine Patient Centricity with Tx

Wild card

Testimonials What they said

Co-Chairs Meet the forces behind the SCDM 2022 program

Carol Schaffer

Director, Program Lead, Data Monitoring and Management, Pfizer

Shobhit Shrotriya

Managing Director Accenture Solutions Pvt Ltd

Stephen Cameron

Associate Director, Clinical Data Management, ICON

Richard Young

Vice President, Vault CDMS Strategy Veeva Systems

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