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SUGCDSC is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC).


First SUGCDSC Conference 2018

‘SAS User Group for Clinical Data Standards and Codes’ is organizing ‘First SUGCDSC Conference’ on Friday, August 31, 2018 at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910 in the Washington DC Area. 

Online registration is now open. Seats are limited and available on first come, first served basis. Click here to access membership/conference registration page.  


Final Conference Program


Conference Sign In
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Please register in advance on website. Seats are limited and available on first come, first served basis.

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time:
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM (Sign In for Workshop and/or Conference);
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Sign In for Conference) 

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Workshop
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Fundamentals of SAS Programming for SDTM, ADaM and DEFINE

Audience: Suitable for beginners who are interested in learning fundamental aspects of SAS programming associated with SDTM and ADaM mapping and generation of Define file for regulatory submissions.
Duration: 3 hours

Instructor: Venu Perla, PhD, Founder & President, SAS User Group for CDSC

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Break 
Time: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM


Conference 
Time: 11:30 AM – 4:40 PM


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Opening Remarks

Speaker: Venu Perla, PhD, Founder & President, SAS User Group for CDSC

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM – 11:40 AM

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Neem Leaf Standards for Global Clinical Data: A White Paper on Standards that can Change the Landscape of Global Clinical Data Standards

Speaker: Venu Perla, PhD, Founder & President, SAS User Group for CDSC

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 11:40 AM – 11:55 AM (Talk);
11:55 AM – 12:00 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Macro to Automate SDTM & ADaM datasets Creation from Specification Template

Speaker: Nirosha Reddy, Advanced Clinical, IL

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM (Talk);
12:15 PM – 12:20 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Automate the Process to Ensure the Compliance with FDA Business Rules in SDTM Programming for FDA Submission

Speaker: Xiangchen (Bob) Cui, PhD, Alkermes Inc., Waltham, MA
Authors: Xiangchen (Bob) Cui, Hao Guan, Min Chen, and Letan (Cleo) Lin, Alkermes Inc., Waltham, MA

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 12:20 PM – 1:10 PM (Talk); 
1:10 PM – 1:15 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Coffee Break 
Time: 1:15 PM – 1:35 PM


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Thanks for Visiting: Tips and Tricks for Creating and Using the Subject Visits Domain

Speaker: David Vanthof, QST Consultations, Ltd.

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 1:35 PM – 2:00 PM (Talk);
2:00 PM – 2:05 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Improving Traceability for Complex Algorithms in ADaM Datasets

Speaker: Priya Saradha, Levstat® LLC

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 2:05 PM – 2:25 PM (Talk);
2:25 – 2:30 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

NONMEM- SAS Programmers Using SAS should Map to CDISC Standards PC and PK Domains for Non Clinical and Clinical Study Data

Speaker: Meghnath Chavva, Booz Allen Hamilton, Silver Spring, MD

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM (Talk);
3:20 PM – 3:25 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Text Mining Protocols with SAS Enterprise Guide to Create Therapeutic Library

Speaker: Vidya Muthukumar, Advanced Clinical, IL

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 3:25 PM – 3:55 PM (Talk);
3:55 PM – 4:00 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference Talk
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Levista – An Integrated Programming Environment with Visualization

Speaker: Priya Saradha, Levstat® LLC

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM (Talk);
4:20 PM – 4:25 PM (Questions & Answers)

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Conference
First SUGCDSC Conference, 2018

Distribution of Awards and Gifts

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
Time: 4:25 PM – 4:40 PM 

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Washington DC Area


Note: The conference program is subjected to change without notice as we are periodically updating it.

Membership or Conference Registration

  • Membership is required for conference or workshop registration.
  • Membership fee for a Speaker: $1 
  • Conference registration fee for a Speaker: $1 
  • Conference and workshop registration covers non-alcoholic beverages and snacks/ light food (No lunch/supper).

    Membership (Valid for 6 months): $30 


    Conference Registration: $210 


    Workshop Registration: $180


    Membership for a Speaker (Valid for 6 months): $1 


    Conference Registration for a Speaker: $1

About

SAS User Group for Clinical Data Standards and Codes (SAS User Group for CDSC) (SUGCDSC) is a unique platform for SAS programmers or SAS users in the clinical research domain who are practicing or intending to use various global clinical data standards and codes while processing clinical research data for FDA or other regulatory submissions.  

SUGCDSC is a 2018 Official SAS User Group. SUGCDSC is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC).

SUGCDSC provides an opportunity to exchange or learn various SAS programming concepts, tricks, ideas, issues or views related to various open clinical data standards (SDTM, ADaM, ODM, Define, XPORT, SEND, etc.), Clinical Standards Toolkit, SAS Clinical Data Integration, JMP or other emerging SAS clinical technologies or codes through different platforms among the users.

SUGCDSC organizes two conferences every year. One conference is in the month of August and the second one is in the month of February.  

SUGCDSC announces its activities on this website and other social media websites under ‘SAS User Group for CDSC’ or ‘SUGCDSC.’

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