CEO & Chairman Jim Walker of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D in the life sciences industry, today announced that several Octagon resources will be presenting at the 21st Annual DIA Conference for Electronic Document Management.
As part of their continued commitment to thought leadership within the industry, three of Octagon’s most experienced team members will be presenting on topics that are important to pharmaceutical and biotech companies looking to gain efficiencies across the document and regulatory submission lifecycles.
• John Aitken, Ph.D., managing director, West Coast Operations, is a member of the conference programming committee and will be presenting in a pre-conference tutorial entitled, “Electronic Odyssey”, which will discuss the opportunities to integrate various phases of electronic document lifecycle. Dr. Aitken will also chair a conference session entitled, “Metadata: The Future of Electronic Document Management”.
• Patrick Thomas, associate director, Regulatory Affairs, will present, “Getting off to the Right Start: Adapting Best Practices to Meet Client Needs” within the conference session entitled, “Managing Submissions with Partners”.
• Jim Reilly, consultant, Software Implementation, will present, “The Importance of Process Analysis in Global Submissions Management” within the conference session entitled, “Leading Change of Your Evolving Document Management System”.
Jim Walker, chairman and CEO noted, “This conference continues to be a great venue for industry to share benefits, challenges and solutions to electronic document management. We always look forward to an interactive experience with agency and industry leaders and we are proud to be able to share our domain expertise in this forum.”
In addition to presenting, Octagon will also be exhibiting at the conference and demonstrating their integrated software and service offerings including ViewPoint® for Document Management and StartingPoint® 3.0, a comprehensive suite of submission document authoring templates.
The 21st Annual DIA Conference for Electronic Document Management will be held on February 5-8, 2008 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, PA. To register or for more information on the conference, please visit the Drug Information Association website.
About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon is a pioneer and leading process-centric solutions provider that offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process, and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Octagon synchronizes processes and increases automation to reduce island-to-island inefficiencies within the clinical research and development process. We leverage the power of electronic submissions through deep domain knowledge, cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Berkhamsted, UK. Octagon’s EDC Operations are located in Mountain View, CA.