Latin America

The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) invites you to the virtual Latin America Ambassador Symposium on 8 November 2024!

Join clinical research sites and industry professionals for virtual learning and collaboration as we address clinical research challenges and opportunities in Latin America. Come away with actionable strategies for successful site operations including study coordination, partnership management, patient enrollment, and more.

SCRS Ambassador Symposiums unify key members of a regional site community for greater site sustainability.

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SCRS Ambassador Symposium Session Agenda

8 November 2024 | 10:00-13:00 GMT -3

10:00 – 10:15Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:15 – 11:00SCRS and the Site Landscape in Latin America
11:00 – 11:50Benefits, Drawbacks, and Myths of Decentralized Clinical Trials
11:50 – 12:00Break
12:00 – 12:50

Clinical Trials In Latin America – Opportunities and Challenges

Breakout Sessions

12:50 – 13:00Closing Remarks

Why Attend?

Receive a one-year SCRS Membership for your site*

Network and collaborate with sites and industry partners

Discover technologies to scale your site operations

Build your site’s research capacity and resources

Who Should Attend?

Clinical research sites and industry professionals located in Latin America, including:

  • Site Owners & Managers
  • Clinical Investigators & Physicians
  • Patient-Facing Teams
  • Site Operations
  • Business Development
  • Regulatory & Government Affairs

About the SCRS Ambassador Program

The SCRS Ambassador Program is designed to cultivate a network of influential research industry professionals who will serve as SCRS ambassadors, bridging the gap between clinical research sites within their respective regions.

The Ambassador Program supports the global site community and other industry stakeholders by providing active and ongoing dialogue and content exchange. By attending Ambassador Symposiums, regional site attendees will have access to all SCRS member benefits for their entire organization.

Ambassador Program Latin America Regional Lead

Guillermo Ortiz

Guillermo Ortiz is the General Manager, President and Founder of Fundación Estudios Clínicos, a non-profit organization with sites all over Argentina. Graduated from Universidad Austral, he has a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Throughout his career, Guillermo has founded various companies from construction to health providers. His true passion began when he founded his first research site in 2012, which quickly led him to focus completely on his vocation, clinical research. With over 300 research protocols carried out and thousands of patients recruited, he has developed one of the largest networks of research sites in Argentina and Latin America. Guillermo has received numerous awards for his dedication to research and excellence as a top global recruiter. His speaking engagements at prominent research conferences have established him as a global mentor and leader in clinical research.

*Qualified site attendees will receive a one-year digital SCRS membership scholarship for your location. To qualify, you must be currently working at a site located within the named SCRS Ambassador region. (Sites located or headquartered in any other geography are not eligible). SCRS membership benefits will be available to all registered staff at your physical location. SCRS membership benefits are not transferable from originating SCRS Ambassador scholarship award.

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