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The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch - A World of Hyatt Resort

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GAP-Net Site Optimization Conference 2021 – Scottsdale, AZ

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Registration is now open for our 5th Annual GAP-Net Site Optimization Conference, which will be held at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch from September 22nd – September 24th, 2021! This will be an in-person event without a virtual option. We will stay up to date with Covid-19 travel restrictions over the next few months, but are hopeful to see you all in person this fall!

The conference is focused on site-to-site and site-to-sponsor communication and provides an overall platform for collaboration and networking. The conference will kick-off with a dinner program on Wednesday evening, September 22nd followed by a two-day meeting, which will conclude the afternoon of Friday, September 24th. Registration will be open through Friday, September 17th.

Similar to previous years, GAP will be reimbursing the travel cost of one attendee per site to attend the conference. If you are a GAP-Net site that is in both the AD and PD network, we will reimburse one person from each side of the network (rephrase??). If you plan to send more than one person from your site, we have three registration options available, so please be sure to register attendees accordingly. If you will be sending one additional person from your site (in addition to the one person covered by GAP), the cost will be $800 to attend, and if you plan to send two or more additional people from your site (again, in addition to the one person covered by GAP), the cost will be $600 per person ($200 discount / person). Please register here on Eventbrite and select the appropriate registration tier(s) as described.

Please find a "Schedule At-A-Glance – Subject to Change" below for a brief overview of our 2021 conference. We look forward to seeing you in Scottsdale this fall! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at stephenson@globalalzplatform.org and also copy my colleague, Taylor Disselhorst, at tdisselhorst@globalalzplatform.org as I will be on maternity leave through June 21st.

Schedule At-A-Glance – Subject to Change

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

Wednesday, September 22nd

We will kick-off the conference with a Dinner Program & “Fireside Chat” including a moderated panel of sponsors, sites, CROs, and partners, which will conclude with a Q/A session.

* Dinner and drinks will be provided on-site – 5:00pm Mountain Time

Thursday, September 23rd

Day 1: 8am – 5pm Program & 6pm Off-site Dinner at The Edison, Disney Springs

Key topics for discussion include, but are not limited to:

• Recruiting, including Minority Recruitment

• Citizen Scientist Awards Recognition

• GPS Services: PCP outreach, digital campaigns, outreach events and other novel strategies

• Remote Clinical Trials

• Breakout Sessions

• State of the Science and PD Perspective: New launches/science, pre-screening in clinical trial design, blood-based biomarkers and digital biomarkers

• “2 Minutes, 2 Slides”

Dinner and Drinks (provided by GAP): 7pm Mountain Time

Friday, September 24th

Day 2: 8am – 12pm Program & Breakout Sessions

Who Should Attend:

While all GAP-Net site personnel are welcome, this meeting targets our clinical operations colleagues. As such, please share this invitation with those most appropriate to attend this event.

Meeting Location and Hotel Reservations:

Address: 7700 E McCormick Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Phone: (480) 991-9000

To reserve your hotel room, please follow the link to ensure you receive the negotiated room rate of $249/night (excluding taxes and fees) https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/PHXDS/G-TXDK. There is also a mandatory resort fee of $15.00 (per room per day plus applicable tax).

Hotel reservations must be made by September 1st, 2021 in order to receive the discounted rate.

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