Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) January 20, 2009
Akaza Research announces the first annual OpenClinica European Summit. The event will be held on April 14, 2009 in Brussels, Belgium and bring together users, developers, and leading service providers of the OpenClinica open source electronic data capture (EDC) software.
The Summit is open to the public and will feature engaging presentations by clinical trial sponsors, contract research organizations, academic and government research institutions, and providers of EDC-related services. Conference session formats will include case studies, panel discussions, sessions for end-users as well as system administrators and developers. The keynote presentation will be given by Akaza's CEO Cal Collins.
"This is an exciting time for OpenClinica users in Europe," said Mr. Collins. "The rapid growth in the software's popularity and use in clinical trials by European organizations should make this a very productive and informative event. I look forward to engaging with our European community about OpenClinica's developments and direction."
For more information and to register for the event, see http://www.openclinica.org/European_Summit.html.
Early bird deadline for registration is January 30, 2009.
OpenClinica is open source, web-based clinical trials software for electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management (CDM). OpenClinica facilitates study protocol configuration, data collection via electronic case report forms (eCRFs), and enables productive clinical trials management. OpenClinica supports HIPAA, 21 CFR Part 11, and other regulator guidelines and is designed as a lightweight, standards-based, extensible, and modular platform. All versions of OpenClinica are available for free download from http://www.openclinica.org.
About Akaza Research®
Akaza Research, the leading provider of open source clinical trial software, is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Akaza has developed and commercialized OpenClinica, the he world's most popular open source clinical research software. Akaza brings Open Source Software (OSS) into the mainstream of the clinical research enterprise by making robust, flexible, standards-based systems accessible for all types of clinical research. Akaza Research provides OpenClinica support, training, hosting and other value added services to its customers worldwide. See http://www.akazaresearch.com.
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